Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Hernandez fiancee seeks perjury-charge dismissal

Defense attorney, Janice Bassil, center, hands still photos taken from surveillance video to chief court officer Ralph Tavares to be entered as evidence as Shayanna Jenkins, right, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, looks on during a hearing in Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Jenkins asked a judge Friday to throw out charges she lied to a grand jury investigating the killing of a man who was dating her sister. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, George Rizer, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A lawyer for the fiancee of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez asked a judge Friday to throw out perjury charges, saying Shayanna Jenkins did not willfully lie as she was bombarded with 1,630 questions over two days before a grand jury.

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Guide on TV’s ‘Wild West Alaska’ pleads guilty

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A hunting guide who appears on Animal Planet’s “Wild West Alaska” television show has pleaded guilty to four misdemeanor hunting or guiding violations, what his attorney calls “paperwork violations.”

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Colts owner’s trial on DWI charges postponed

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay’s trial on two misdemeanor charges stemming from a March traffic stop has been postponed for two months.

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NHL concussion lawsuits consolidated in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Three lawsuits filed by retired NHL players over concussion-related injuries have been consolidated and will be heard by a federal judge in Minnesota.

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University of Tulsa sued over alleged rape

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The University of Tulsa is being sued by a woman who alleges she was raped by basketball player Patrick Swilling Jr. in January.

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