Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Judges try to overturn Martinez’s veto on raises

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A group of New Mexico judges sued Gov. Susana Martinez on Monday in an effort to overturn a veto that denied them an 8 percent pay raise, an increase the governor says too far eclipsed those given to other state employees like teachers.

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Brooks Robinson seeks $9.9M from tribe over fall

MIAMI (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson is seeking a settlement of $9.9 million from the Seminole Indian tribe over injuries he suffered in a 2012 fall from a stage at the tribe’s South Florida casino.

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Pistorius breaks down on stand in murder trial

Oscar Pistorius, leaves the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, April 14, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius came under intense pressure Monday at his murder trial from the chief prosecutor, who dismissed his account of how he killed girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp as a flimsy web of lies and accused the Olympian of staging emotional outbursts to mask difficulty in answering a barrage of probing questions.

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49er Culliver pleads not guilty to hit-run charges

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver has pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor hit-and-run charges and felony possession of brass knuckles.

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Match-fixer Ante Sapina has sentence reduced

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German court has sentenced convicted match-fixer Ante Sapina to five years in prison following a new trial, a six-month reduction from his previous sentence.

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