Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Ex-prep football star gets probation in assault

Jayru Campbell and his attorney Jeffrey Edison appear during a hearing at 36th District Court in Detroit, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014. The former Detroit prep football star, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence in connection with an assault on his girlfriend, was sentenced to a year of probation. (AP Photo/Detroit News, David Coates)  DETROIT FREE PRESS OUT; HUFFINGTON POST OUT; MAGS OUT: MANDATORY CREDIT

DETROIT (AP) — A former Detroit prep football star who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of domestic violence in connection with an assault on his girlfriend has been sentenced to a year of probation.

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Sony under attack from hackers and ex-employees

In this Dec. 2, 2014 file photo, cars enter Sony Pictures Entertainment headquarters in Culver City, Calif. Hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014 released another round of data leaks, including ominous threats against the premiere of Sony Pictures' film "The Interview," in which the group references the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Threats of violence against movie theaters. Cancelled showings of “The Interview.” Leaks of thousands more private emails. Lawsuits by former employees that could cost tens of millions in damages.

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MMA fighters file antitrust lawsuit against UFC

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Mixed martial arts fighters filed an antitrust lawsuit against the Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday, alleging the organization is a monopoly that chokes off competition, crushes athletes’ earnings and controls the right to market their names even after their deaths.

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Man trying to find Ronaldo to sue over underwear

In this Sept. 16, 2014 file photo, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo reacts after missing a chance during a Champions League Group B soccer match against Basel at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain. Christopher Renzi, of Rhode Island, had until November 2014, to notify the Portuguese soccer star of a lawsuit in a dispute over an underwear line, but Ronaldo's team refused to accept the legal papers. A U.S. judge has extended the deadline till March 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza, File)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man is trying to sue international soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in a dispute over an underwear line, but he can’t get to him.

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Kurt Busch’s ex seeks no-contact order at hearing

In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Kurt Busch looks from the garage after practice for the NASCAR Bank of America Sprint Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C. Busch's ex-girlfriend is delivering emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her following an alleged assault. Patricia Driscoll testified Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014,  that Busch had choked her and smashed her head into a wall in September at Dover International Speedway. (AP Photo/Terry Renna, File)

DOVER, Del. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kurt Busch’s breakup with his ex-girlfriend turned into an ugly court battle Tuesday when she described Busch in testimony as unstable and struggling with alcoholism and depression. His attorneys countered, describing her as untrustworthy and “extremely mercenary.”

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