Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

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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Steenkamp cousin: Pistorius apology not genuine

Oscar Pistorius sits in court before the fourth day of sentencing proceedings in the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014. Yesterday saw the first family member, first cousin of the late Reeva Steenkamp, Kim Martin, testified at the double-amputee athlete's trial. Pistorius faces up to 15 years in prison after being convicted of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, for shooting Steenkamp, although he could also receive a suspended jail sentence and a fine. (AP Photo/Alon Skuy, Pool)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius must “pay for what he’s done” and his apology to the family of the girlfriend he killed was not sincere, a cousin of Reeva Steenkamp said Thursday as testimonies wrapped up.

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Assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones dismissed

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen, left, talks with Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones, right, before an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

DALLAS (AP) — A judge threw out a sexual assault lawsuit filed against Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones on Thursday, saying the claims were barred by Texas law limiting the time in which a case can be filed.

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Judge sides with widow in Pendergrass estate fight

In this Aug. 1, 2000 file photo Teddy Pendergrass, right, performs at the Good Neighbor Community Outreach Celebration in Philadelphia. A suburban Philadelphia judge has decided that the widow of the R&B singer will retain control over his estate after rejecting a will submitted by the singer’s son. Montgomery County Orphans’ Court Judge Stanley Ott said a will dated in May 2009 and submitted by Theodore "Ted" Pendergrass II “was fraudulent” and called his testimony “wholly lacking in credibility.” (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett/file)

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A suburban Philadelphia judge has decided that the widow of R&B singer Teddy Pendergrass will retain control over his estate after rejecting a will submitted by the singer’s son.

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