Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Judge weighing Missouri lawmaker lawsuit over Rams stadium

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri state lawmaker asked a judge to block Gov. Jay Nixon from working on plans to build a new NFL stadium in St. Louis, calling the effort a misuse of taxpayer dollars for an “illegal purpose.”

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Gambler will be last man sentenced in Toledo sports probe

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for a Detroit-area gambler caught in a sports bribery scandal at the University of Toledo say it would be “unthinkable” to send the ailing 82-year-old man to prison.

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Rider softball coach sues university over her dismissal

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The former softball coach at a New Jersey university has sued the school, claiming officials decided to let her go after she complained that women’s sports teams got fewer resources than men’s teams.

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Lions fan accused of using laser due in court in November

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit Lions fan who was banned from Ford Field after being accused of directing a laser pointer at Buffalo Bills players during a game is due back in court in November for a review of the case.

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Cosby lawyer: Unsealing court docs ‘terribly embarrassing’

In this Nov. 11, 2014, file photo, comedian and Navy veteran Bill Cosby speaks during a Veterans Day ceremony in Philadelphia. A lawyer for Cosby says it would be "terribly embarrassing" if documents from a 2005 sex-assault lawsuit were unsealed in Philadelphia. Cosby's lawyer on Friday, June 26, 2015, fought efforts by The Associated Press to unseal documents from a lawsuit he settled with a former Temple University employee. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued Friday that it would be “terribly embarrassing” for the comedian if documents from a 2005 sex-assault lawsuit were unsealed.

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