Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Rio given deadline on Olympic golf course changes

SAO PAULO (AP) — A judge has given the city of Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for the 2016 Games.

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Prosecution says it will appeal Pistorius verdict

In this Friday, Oct. 17, 2014 file photo, Oscar Pistorius is escorted by police officers as he leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa. A spokesman for South Africa's National Prosecuting Authority said Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 that prosecutors will appeal the verdict and sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, who was handed a 5-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentencing in the case of Oscar Pistorius, who was given a five-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend.

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South African prosecutors say they will appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentence

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors say they will appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentence.

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News outlets seek access in football hazing case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Associated Press has joined other media organizations requesting access to juvenile court hearings for seven New Jersey high school students charged in a football hazing investigation.

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Ex-Michigan receiver York sentenced for assault

FILE--In this Sept. 8, 2014 file photo, former Michigan wide receiver Csont'e York enters court in Ann Arbor, Mich. York has been sentenced to at least seven days in jail and two years of probation on misdemeanor assault charges Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. York, who appeared in one game as a reserve wide receiver as a freshman last season, enrolled at the University of Toledo after being kicked off the Michigan team. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan wide receiver was sentenced Friday to seven days in jail on misdemeanor assault charges involving a punch that left a man with a broken jaw.

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