Posts Tagged Violent crime

Teens in sex assault case sue ex-MLB player Curtis

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Three teens are suing imprisoned ex-Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis and the school district where he volunteered when they were sexually assaulted.

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Wheelchair tennis champion in attempted carjacking

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Wheelchair tennis’ U.S. Open champion Lucas Sithole and his brother were dragged out of their car by four armed men in a late-night carjacking attempt in their native South Africa, the sport’s national federation said Saturday.

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2 Hernandez associates indicted on murder charges

In this Jan. 9, 2014 file photo, Carlos Ortiz, an associate of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands during a hearing in Bristol Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., on a charge of being an accessory after the fact to murder in the death of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. On Friday, April 11, 2014, Ortiz and Ernest Wallace were both also indicted on charges of murdering Lloyd.  (AP Photo/The Herald News of Fall River, Dave Souza, Pool, File)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Two associates of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez were indicted Friday on murder charges in the shooting death of a man last summer about a mile from Hernandez’s home, prosecutors said.

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Prosecutor: Pistorius shot lover as they talked

Oscar Pistorius puts on his jacket as he arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, April 11, 2014. The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's murder trial Thursday, mocking the man who shot his girlfriend. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day in 2013. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — What exactly was Oscar Pistorius doing in the moments before he fatally shot his girlfriend in his home?

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Plea deal in works for Detroit prep football star

DETROIT (AP) — A judge is considering whether to approve a plea deal in the case of a high school football star accused of body-slamming a school guard to the ground.

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