Posts Tagged Criminal investigations

APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem’s widow won’t face criminal charges

In this Oct. 27, 2003, file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday, May 22, 2015, they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow despite efforts by the radio personality’s children to have her prosecuted. A charge evaluation sheet released by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said there was insufficient evidence to charge Jean Kasem because her husband had been under consistent medical care in his final days. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won’t file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality’s children to have her prosecuted.

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Portugal investigates police beating of man at soccer game

In this May 17 2015 photo, a riot policeman holds a crying boy as his father is attacked by other policemen with batons, right, outside of a stadium, in Guimaraes, Portugal. Portuguese prosecutors are investigating a policeman who beat a man in front of his young children and punched their grandfather outside a soccer stadium, sparking a national scandal. Police approached Jose Magalhaes, his two sons and his father Sunday outside Guimaraes stadium, where Benfica had just won the Portuguese league title, according to film footage and witness reports. (AP Photo/Delfim Machado)

MATOSINHOS, Portugal (AP) — Jose Magalhaes took his two young boys and his elderly father to watch a big Portuguese soccer game, thinking it would be a treat for all. Instead, he and his family are at the center of a national scandal over alleged police brutality.

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More than 50 arrested in new Italian match-fixing probe

ROME (AP) — More than 50 people were arrested or detained throughout Italy on Tuesday and more than 70 placed under investigation as part of a widespread match-fixing inquiry led by anti-Mafia prosecutors in the southern town of Catanzaro.

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