Posts Tagged Violent crime

South African judge convicts veteran tennis player of rape

Retired tennis player Bob Hewitt sits in the dock in a court east of Johannesburg, South Afirca, Monday, March 23, 2015. Hewitt, a former Grand Slam doubles tennis champion, was convicted in a South African court of rape and sexual assault decades after the alleged assaults. (AP Photo)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A judge in South Africa on Monday convicted Bob Hewitt, a former Grand Slam tennis champion, of raping and sexually assaulting three girls whom he had been coaching. The assaults occurred decades ago, according to the victims who are now grown women.

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Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sex assault in Arizona; deal calls for 9 years

PHOENIX (AP) — Ex-NFL player Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sex assault in Arizona; deal calls for 9 years.

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South African judge convicts former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape, sexual assault.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African judge convicts former tennis champion Bob Hewitt of rape, sexual assault.

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Pitino: Players need constant teaching on how to treat women

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino speaks during a news conference for an NCAA college basketball tournament third round game, Saturday, March 21, 2015, in Seattle. Louisville plays Northern Iowa on Sunday (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

SEATTLE (AP) — Ten years ago, Louisville coach Rick Pitino talked to his team about the danger of drugs at least once a week.

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Former rap mogul collapses in court after bail hearing

Marion "Suge" Knight, right, appears in court for a bail review hearing in his murder case in Los Angeles on Friday, March 20, 2015. At left his attorney , Matthew Fletcher. A judge set his bail at $25 million after a prosecutor cited his violent history. (AP Photo/Robyn Beck, Pool)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight collapsed in a courtroom Friday shortly after a judge ordered him held on $25 million bail in a murder case.

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