Posts Tagged Violent crime

Rape charge dismissed against ex-Tar Heels basketball player

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A prosecutor says his office has dismissed a second-degree rape charge against a former University of North Carolina men’s basketball player.

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NFL suspends DE Greg Hardy for 10 games

In this Feb. 9, 2015, file photo, Carolina Panthers' defensive end Greg Hardy arrives at the Mecklenburg County Courthouse on the first day of his domestic violence appeal trial in Charlotte, N.C. The NFL, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, suspended Hardy, now with the Dallas Cowboys, for 10 games for conduct detrimental to the league. Hardy, who joined the Cowboys as a free agent this year, plans to appeal.  (AP Photo/Chris Keane, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL suspended defensive end Greg Hardy for 10 games without pay Wednesday for conduct detrimental to the league after concluding there was “credible evidence” he roughed up his ex-girlfriend nearly a year ago when he was a member of the Carolina Panthers.

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UConn football player charged with assault

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn tight end Sean McQuillan has been charged with assault after a fight at an off-campus apartment complex.

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Lions release Rodney Austin after assault charges

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions released guard Rodney Austin on Tuesday, four days after police in Charlotte, North Carolina, charged him with assault on a female and assault on a child under 12.

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