Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Jurors get case of Eastern Michigan player slaying

Ed Thomas reacts after listening to Kristopher Pratt testify during Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich., on Thursday, July 24, 2014. Thomas is on trial for the fatal shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.  (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A jury is considering the fate of a man charged with murder in the robbery and shooting of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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Son: Joe Paterno feared wrongly accusing Sandusky

This Aug. 8, 2008 file photo shows Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, right, walking with his son and quarterback coach Jay Paterno as players stretch out during practice in State College, Pa. Jay Paterno is the author of the book, "Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father."  Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn't informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky may be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in HIS new book. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno told his son the day after his firing that he hadn’t informed the coaching staff about allegations Jerry Sandusky may be a child molester because he was unsure whether they were true, Jay Paterno writes in a new book.

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Judge denies Hernandez’s request for dismissal

Former NFL football player Aaron Hernandez watches during a hearing in Bristol County Superior Court Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Fall River, Mass. Tuesday's status hearing comes a day after Hernandez's lawyers protested that live broadcasts of two previous hearings violated state court rules by showing Hernandez's private conversations with his legal team. (AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge has rejected a motion to dismiss charges against Aaron Hernandez stemming from the 2013 slaying of a Boston man whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

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Dallas Cowboys LB McClain convicted in Alabama

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain leaves court in Decatur, Ala., Friday, July 25, 2014. McClain was convicted of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.. (AP Photo/The Decatur Daily, John Godbey)

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — A judge on Friday convicted Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain of resisting arrest and disorderly conduct in his Alabama hometown and imposed an 18-day jail term that could interrupt the player’s bid to restart his career.

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Zimmerman says he’ll appeal NBC lawsuit dismissal

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman has filed a notice to appeal the dismissal of his defamation lawsuit against NBC Universal and three reporters.

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