Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Tsarnaev’s lawyers try to show brother in charge of bombing

In this March 5, 2015 file courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial in Boston.  Prosecutors rested their case against Tsarnaev on Monday, March 30, 2015, after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case in his federal death penalty trial Tuesday, a day after they began presenting testimony designed to show his late older brother was the mastermind of the 2013 terror attack.

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Aaron Hernandez trial resumes after another juror note

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft testifies during the murder trial of former Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is accused of killing Odin Lloyd in June 2013.  (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Aram Boghosian, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing.

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3 more sentences next in Toledo sports bribery probe

In this May 14, 2009 file photo provided by U.S. Marshals is former University of Toledo football player Adam Cuomo of Hagersville, Ontario, Canada.  Cuomo, who admitted taking money from Detroit-area gambler Ghazi Manni to provide information about the Rockets or their opponents, will be sentenced in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school. (AP Photo/U.S. Marshalls Service)

DETROIT (AP) — Three former football players at the University of Toledo have been placed on probation for their roles in a sports bribery scheme that occurred years ago at the Ohio school.

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Trials set for men accused of cheating at fish tournament

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Trials have been scheduled for two northern Iowa men accused of cheating at a state-sponsored fishing tournament.

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Ohio jury acquits UC football player on assault charge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A jury has acquitted a University of Cincinnati backup quarterback of an assault charge, after he testified in court that a group of young men taunted him with racist remarks shortly before he punched one.

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