Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Lindros files defamation lawsuit against former referee

TORONTO (AP) — Former NHL star forward Eric Lindros has filed a lawsuit in Ontario Superior Court against former referee Paul Stewart, the Huffington Post, AOL Inc., and AOL Canada Inc., claiming he was defamed in an article published last summer.

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Man gets prison in Phoenix death of ex-champion boxer

PHOENIX (AP) — One of two men charged in the beating death of a teenage boxer in Phoenix has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

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Former Eagles player gets probation for assaulting officer

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson has been sentenced to two months of supervised probation for pushing a police officer in suburban Phoenix last year.

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Sentencing set for chemist in baseball steroids case

MIAMI (AP) — Sentencing is set in South Florida for a black market chemist who supplied banned performance-enhancing substances to a clinic whose customers included professional baseball players and other athletes.

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Jury deliberations begin in ‘American Sniper’ killing trial

Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh, center, enters the court for his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Michael Ainsworth, Pool)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.

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