Posts Tagged Law and order

Former NBA player George seeks new fraud trial

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A former NBA player convicted of wire fraud in an alleged real estate Ponzi scheme is seeking to have his conviction thrown out and claiming prosecutorial misconduct, among other allegations.

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USOC wary of funding for unit investigating abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee questions whether he can find the money for an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports.

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Hornets await NBA investigation into Taylor

Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho addresses the media during an NBA basketball news conference Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C.(AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, Jeff Willhelm) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NEWSPAPER INTERNET ONLY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Rich Cho said the Charlotte Hornets are awaiting the outcome on an NBA investigation before deciding whether to reinstate forward Jeffery Taylor following his arrest on domestic assault charges.

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Police describe bloody scene of Auburn shooting

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Police described the bloody, chaotic aftermath of a shooting that killed two former Auburn University football players and another man as testimony began Friday in the trial of a man charged in the slayings.

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Jones attorneys argue assault claim filed too late

DALLAS (AP) — Attorneys for Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones argued Friday that a lawsuit accusing him of sexual assault should be dismissed because an Oklahoma woman waited too long to file it.

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