Posts Tagged Violent crime

‘Suge’ Knight due in court for key hearing in murder case

In this March 9, 2015 file photo, Marion "Suge" Knight, center, arrives in court for a hearing about evidence in his murder case, in Los Angeles. Knight will stand trial on murder and attempted-murder charges after the former rap music mogul struck two men with his pickup truck in January, killing one and seriously injuring the other. Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen made the ruling Thursday after concluding a hearing that focused heavily on testimony from Cle "Bone" Sloan, who was hit outside a Compton burger stand. The judge also reduced bail from $25 million to $10 million. (Kevork Djansezian/Pool Photo via AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was hospitalized again on Thursday after a judge ordered him to stand trial on murder and attempted murder charges filed after he ran over two men in a parking lot.

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Coroner: Ex-NFL running back’s cellmate death ruled homicide

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The death of a man sharing a prison cell with former NFL running back Lawrence Phillips was ruled a homicide by strangulation, according to a coroner’s report released Thursday.

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Ugandan athletics coach arrested after being accused of rape

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — An athletics coach in Uganda has been arrested after being accused of raping the teenage girls he was coaching.

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7th day of deliberations underway in Aaron Hernandez trial

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez listens as the guilty verdict is read during his murder trial, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of Odin Lloyd in June 2013.  He faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole.  (Dominick Reuter/Pool Photo via AP)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for a deadly late-night shooting, sealing the downfall of an athlete who once had a $40 million contract and a standout career ahead of him.

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AP NewsAlert

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star tight end Aaron Hernandez found guilty of 1st-degree murder .

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