Posts Tagged Law and order

Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

Oscar Pistorius sits in court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 after judge Thokozile Masipais sentence Pistorius to five years imprisonment for culpable homicide in the killing of his girlfriend  Reeva Steenkamp last year.  (AP Photo/Herman Verwey, Pool)

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal.

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Oklahoma State sues Texas assistant Wickline

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Who’s calling the plays for the Texas Longhorns this season? It may take a lawsuit by Oklahoma State against Texas assistant coach Joe Wickline to find out.

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Judge considering $75M NCAA concussion settlement

Nebraska receiver Jordan Westerkamp (1) leaps over Northwestern defender Godwin Igwebuike (16) with 12:37 left in the second quarter. The Nebraska Cornhuskers played a football game against the Northwestern Wildcats at Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois, Oct. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/The World-Herald, Matt Miller)

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in Chicago is considering preliminary approval of a $75 million settlement in a class-action lawsuit brought against the NCAA by former football players and other athletes who say the organization didn’t protect them enough from concussions suffered in college.

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Texas fighter convicted of murder, gets 28 years

GALVESTON, Texas (AP) — A mixed martial arts fighter in Southeast Texas has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the 2011 fatal shooting of a man on a bicycle after the pair argued.

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Grand jury to hear rape charge against Tubman

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury will review a first-degree rape charge against Lloyd Tubman after the Kentucky freshman defensive lineman Lloyd Tubman waived his right to a preliminary hearing.

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