Posts Tagged Violent crime

Former Eagles player gets probation for assaulting officer

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Philadelphia Eagles safety Keelan Johnson has been sentenced to two months of supervised probation for pushing a police officer in suburban Phoenix last year.

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Cop: Shell casings in Hernandez car, at scene from same gun

Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez bites his fingernail during testimony at his murder trial at Bristol County Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. Hernandez is accused of the murder of Odin Lloyd in June 2013. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts State Police sergeant has testified that the shell casings found in Aaron Hernandez’s rental car and at the murder scene were fired from the same weapon.

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Jury deliberations begin in ‘American Sniper’ killing trial

Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh, center, enters the court for 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) — A former Marine was convicted Tuesday in the deaths of “American Sniper” author Chris Kyle and another man at a shooting range two years ago, as jurors rejected defense arguments that he was insane and suffered from psychosis.

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3rd housecleaner called to stand in Hernandez murder trial

Ursula Ward, mother of Odin Lloyd, cries as photographs of her son's body are shown as evidence in the murder trial of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez at Bristol County Superior Court, Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged in the murder of Odin Lloyd in 2013. (AP Photo/Brian Snyder, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday played video surveillance that showed his fiancee removing a trash bag from the home and putting it in a car the day after the victim was killed.

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