Posts Tagged Law and order

Cousin of Aaron Hernandez takes stand in his murder trial

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A cousin of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has taken the stand in the murder trial after being ordered by the court to do so, but she has repeatedly said she can’t remember.

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Man sentenced in crash that injured UND hockey player

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — An Arvilla man convicted of misdemeanor aggravated reckless driving in an incident that severely injured a member of the University of North Dakota women’s hockey team has been sentenced to about four months in jail.

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Ex-NFL player Sharper gets 9 years in Arizona sex assault

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper, right, appears in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday, March 23, 2015. At left is his attorney, Lisa Wayne. Sharper pleaded no contest Monday in Los Angeles to charges of drugging and raping two women in the second of similar criminal cases in four states. Earlier, he pleaded guilty by video link to sexual assault in Arizona and was sentenced to nine years in federal prison. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, Pool)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper removed all doubt Monday that he drugged and raped women, taking the first of several steps to own up to sex assaults in four states that will send him to federal prison for about nine years.

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Man sentenced in killing of former pro baseball player

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man convicted of killing former professional baseball player Rodney Craig when both men were homeless in downtown Los Angeles has been sentenced to 16 years to life in state prison.

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Cubs, rooftop owners in court Monday over Wrigley renovation

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for rooftop clubs around Wrigley Field says the Chicago Cubs are illegally trying to drive his clients out of business by constructing a large video board at the stadium.

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