Posts Tagged Violent crime

Cincinnati football staffer fired after arrest

CINCINNATI (AP) — A staff member with Cincinnati’s football program was fired Tuesday, four days after the school learned that he had been arrested on a misdemeanor sexual abuse charge in northern Kentucky.

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Video, photos give jurors view of Auburn slaying

FILE -In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, Desmonte Leonard enters the courtroom before opening statements in Opelika, Ala. A Lee County judge told jurors to return Monday morning for a second day of testimony in the capital murder trial of 24-year-old Desmonte Leonard of Montgomery. Prosecutors say Leonard opened fire at a large party at an apartment clubhouse in June 2012. Three people were killed and three others were injured. (AP Photo/Opelika-Auburn News,  Todd J. Van Emst)

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A former Auburn University football player testified Tuesday that an argument broke out shortly before a shooting that wounded him and killed two former teammates at a pool party in 2012.

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Jurors see video of Auburn triple killing

FILE -In this Friday, Sept. 26, 2014 file photo, Desmonte Leonard enters the courtroom before opening statements in Opelika, Ala. A Lee County judge told jurors to return Monday morning for a second day of testimony in the capital murder trial of 24-year-old Desmonte Leonard of Montgomery. Prosecutors say Leonard opened fire at a large party at an apartment clubhouse in June 2012. Three people were killed and three others were injured. (AP Photo/Opelika-Auburn News,  Todd J. Van Emst)

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Video shown in court Monday depicted the chaotic scene of a shooting that killed two one-time Auburn University football players and another man, with the victims falling and struggling on the ground as partygoers scattered amid the crack of gunfire.

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USOC wary of funding for unit investigating abuse

CHICAGO (AP) — The head of the U.S. Olympic Committee questions whether he can find the money for an independent agency to investigate sex-abuse claims in Olympic sports.

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Hornets await NBA investigation into Taylor

Charlotte Hornets general manager Rich Cho addresses the media during an NBA basketball news conference Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C.(AP Photo/The Charlotte Observer, Jeff Willhelm) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; NEWSPAPER INTERNET ONLY

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — General manager Rich Cho said the Charlotte Hornets are awaiting the outcome on an NBA investigation before deciding whether to reinstate forward Jeffery Taylor following his arrest on domestic assault charges.

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