Posts Tagged Legal proceedings

Man sentenced in killing of former pro baseball player

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man convicted of killing former professional baseball player Rodney Craig when both men were homeless in downtown Los Angeles has been sentenced to 16 years to life in state prison.

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Cubs, rooftop owners in court Monday over Wrigley renovation

CHICAGO (AP) — A lawyer for rooftop clubs around Wrigley Field says the Chicago Cubs are illegally trying to drive his clients out of business by constructing a large video board at the stadium.

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South African judge convicts veteran tennis player of rape

Retired tennis player Bob Hewitt sits in the dock in a court east of Johannesburg, South Afirca, Monday, March 23, 2015. Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. (AP Photo)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. The assaults occurred decades ago, according to the victims who are now grown women.

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Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sex assault in Arizona; deal calls for 9 years

PHOENIX (AP) — Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sex assault in Arizona; deal calls for 9 years.

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Spain’s prosecutor calls for trial, jail for Barcelona boss

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prosecutor has requested the National Court open a trial against Barcelona football club, its current president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor Alexandre “Sandro” Rosell for alleged tax evasion, including in the signing of Brazil striker Neymar.

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