Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Hearing to resume for former prep football star

DETROIT (AP) — A probable-cause hearing is scheduled to resume for a one-time prep football star charged with assaulting a female student after he was released from jail for body-slamming a security officer in his school.

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Court: ULL lived up to contract with former coach

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — The state’s high court has ruled that the University of Louisiana System and its Lafayette campus did not breach a former head football coach’s contract when he was fired.

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Pistorius sentencing: Final arguments begin

Oscar Pistorius escorted by police officers leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Oct. 17, 2014. Following the testimony hearing, Judge Thokozile Masipa is expected to announce Pistorius' sentence on Tuesday after she found him guilty last month of culpable homicide for negligently killing Steenkamp, but acquitted him of murder. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius trial urged the judge on Friday to send the Olympic athlete to prison for at least 10 years, calling it the minimum acceptable term and noting the horrific nature of the shooting death of Reeva Steenkamp.

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Motion hearing set in fatal punching of referee

DETROIT (AP) — A court hearing is scheduled in the case of a Detroit-area recreational soccer player charged in the one-punch killing of a referee who was about to eject him from a game.

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Murder charges against soccer coach dismissed

POTSDAM, N.Y. (AP) — A judge dismissed a murder charge Thursday against a former college soccer coach accused of strangling and smothering his ex-girlfriend’s 12-year-old son in northern New York.

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