Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Prep football star to return to court this month

DETROIT (AP) — A 17-year-old Detroit prep football star of assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school is due back in court later this month.

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Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder.

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RB Peterson’s first court hearing delayed to Oct.

CONROE, Texas (AP) — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson’s first court appearance in Texas on a child abuse charge has been delayed until October.

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Atlanta rapper Gucci Mane sentenced in assault

ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors say rapper Gucci Mane has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for attacking a fan at an Atlanta nightclub.

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Detroit cop faces 2nd trial in 7-year-old’s death

FILE -- In this May 18, 2010 file photo, Dominika Stanley, left, the mother of 7-year-old Aiyana Jones sits next to Aiyana's father Charles Jones in attorney Geoffrey Fieger's office in Southfield, Mich. A judge won't delay the trial of a Detroit police officer who accidentally killed 7-year-old Aiyana Jones during a raid, despite his attorney's concerns that a "media frenzy" following a police shooting in Missouri could harm his client's right to an impartial jury. Detroit Officer Joseph Weekley is charged with involuntary manslaughter. Wayne County Judge Cynthia Hathaway said Weekley's trial will start Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 as planned. This is Weekley's second trial. The first ended without a verdict in June 2013.  (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

DETROIT (AP) — A member of an elite Detroit police unit is set to stand trial again for killing a 7-year-old girl during a 2010 raid on her house that was captured on video by a reality TV crew.

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