Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Lil Wayne sues mentor’s record label for $51M, seeking split

In this Nov. 23, 2014 file photo, Lil Wayne performs on stage at the 42nd annual American Music Awards in Los Angeles. The is rapper suing the record label Cash Money in New York for $51 million after claiming that it stiffed him for $8 million on a record he delivered. In the federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, Lil Wayne’s asking to nullify contracts with the company. The New Orleans-born Lil Wayne says his relationship with the label has been deteriorating over the last four years. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, FIle)

NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Lil Wayne has had it with his record label. He’s suing Cash Money Records for $51 million after claiming that it stiffed him for $8 million on a record he delivered last month.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Openings expected in murder trial of ex-Pat Aaron Hernandez

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, center, listens during his murder trial, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, in Fall River, Mass., as defense attorney Charles Rankin, left, looks on while an image of Odin Lloyd is displayed on a monitor, right. Hernandez is charged with killing Lloyd, 27, a semiprofessional football player, in June 2013.  (AP Photo/Steven Senne, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — With his old team about to play in the Super Bowl, former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez went on trial on murder charges Thursday, watching from the defense table as prosecutors showed the jury security-camera footage from his own home to tie him to the crime.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Werth pleads guilty, will serve 5 days for reckless driving

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and been sentenced to five days in jail for driving 105 mph on the Capital Beltway.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Jets’ hiring of brother of judge in sports betting suit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have hired the brother of a federal judge who has ruled on New Jersey’s efforts to allow sports betting, but that won’t affect the case for now.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Sexual assault summit feels impact of Vanderbilt trial

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — While a jury in downtown Nashville was declaring two former Vanderbilt University football students guilty of raping a fellow student, administrators from about 80 public and private colleges across Tennessee were meeting just three miles away about sexual assault on campus.

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,