Posts Tagged Violent crime

South Africa soccer team captain shot and killed

FILE- In this file photo dated Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, South Africa's goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune, right, celebrates with fellow goalkeepers Wayne Sandilands, left, and Senzo Meyiwa, center, after drawing with Morocco to advance to the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations, in Durban, South Africa.  According to reports Sunday Oct. 26, 2014, soccer club Orlando Pirates says 27-year old South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa died during a shooting incident in South Africa. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, FILE)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police on Monday launched a massive operation to find the killers of the national soccer team captain who was fatally shot during an apparent house robbery, underscoring the country’s high rate of violent crime.

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Ex-Michigan receiver York sentenced for assault

FILE--In this Sept. 8, 2014 file photo, former Michigan wide receiver Csont'e York enters court in Ann Arbor, Mich. York has been sentenced to at least seven days in jail and two years of probation on misdemeanor assault charges Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. York, who appeared in one game as a reserve wide receiver as a freshman last season, enrolled at the University of Toledo after being kicked off the Michigan team. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan wide receiver was sentenced Friday to seven days in jail on misdemeanor assault charges involving a punch that left a man with a broken jaw.

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