Posts Tagged Violent crime

Ex-Tar Heels basketball player faces rape charge

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A former University of North Carolina men’s basketball player has been charged with second-degree rape.

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Minnesota suspends backup McNeil after arrest

This booking photo released by the Hennepin County Jail in Minneapolis, shows Minnesota college basketball player Daquein McNeil, who was arrested Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, on a charge of domestic assault. He was suspended from all team activities, athletic director Norwood Teague said. (AP Photo/Hennepin County Jail, via The Star Tribune)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota sophomore guard Daquein McNeil was jailed Tuesday without bail after his arrest on a felony domestic assault charge involving his girlfriend.

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Hernandez lawyers due in court in 2012 slayings

In this Oct. 1, 2014 file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, left, and his lawyer Charles Rankin attended an evidentiary hearing at Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., where he faces charges in the 2013 shooting death of Odin Lloyd. Lawyers for Hernandez are due in court Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, on issues in a separate case, where Hernandez is charged in the 2012 fatal shootings of two men after a chance encounter in a Boston nightclub. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Wendy Maeda, Pool, File)

BOSTON (AP) — A judge has agreed to delay the trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez in the 2012 slaying of two Boston men.

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Ex-Redskin Smoot charged with domestic assault

This photo provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office shows former Washington Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot.  Smoot has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault following a weekend altercation.  The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office said Smoot was arrested after a woman called police Sunday and said that her boyfriend had grabbed her during an altercation in an Ashburn home. (AP Photo/Loudoun County Sheriff's Office)

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Former Washington Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault following a weekend altercation.

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Israeli president cancels pop star’s appearance

This May  29, 2013 photo, shows Israeli singer-songwriter Amir Benayoun during a concert at the port city of Ashdod, Israel. Israel's President Reuven Rivlin canceled the appearance of Benayoun at a high-profile public event following the star's release of a new song focusing on a fictional Arab who gets his kicks by stabbing Jews, it was announced Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jewish activists bent on gaining greater access to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site should not visit there, Israel’s police chief said Tuesday.

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