Posts Tagged Violent crime

Delaware beats Drexel 58-44, Dragons shoot just 30 percent

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Anderson scored 16 points and Maurice Jeffers added 10 with nine rebounds as Delaware beat Drexel 58-44 and held onto a chance at the postseason on Thursday night.

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Judge: Keeping Sandusky lawsuit in Philadelphia not a burden

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge presiding over a civil lawsuit against Penn State and ex-assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky by one of the accusers who testified in Sandusky’s criminal child sex abuse trial says keeping the case in Philadelphia doesn’t present a burden to potential witnesses or to the university.

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Witness: Aaron Hernandez smoked pot hours before the killing

Former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez looks towards the jury during his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the murder of Odin Lloyd in June 2013.  (AP Photo/Aram Boghosian, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez ran up a $243 bar tab and smoked marijuana in the hours before the boyfriend of his fiancee’s sister was shot to death, according to testimony Thursday at his murder trial.

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Ex-Louisville guard Jones pleads not guilty to rape, sodomy

In this Feb. 16, 2014, file photo, Louisville's Chris Jones, left, drives past the defense of Rutgers' Kadeem Jack to attempt a layup during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky. Former Louisville guard Chris Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015,  to charges of rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team. The 23-year-old Jones appeared in Jefferson District Court before Judge Sheila Collins.  (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former University of Louisville basketball player Chris Jones pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of rape and sodomy, days after being dismissed from the team.

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Ex-Marine convicted in ‘Sniper’ trial faces life in prison

Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh stands during his capital murder trial at the Erath County, Donald R. Jones Justice Center in Stephenville Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Routh, 27, of Lancaster, is charged with the 2013 deaths of Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield at a shooting range near Glen Rose, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, Michael Ainsworth, Pool)

STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — The former Marine convicted of killing “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man was hospitalized multiple times for psychiatric treatment and was prescribed medication to treat schizophrenia. He spoke of pig-human hybrids and the apocalypse and was described by Kyle himself as “straight-up nuts.”

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