Posts Tagged Violent crime

Ex-Patriot Aaron Hernandez due back in court

Aaron Hernandez, a former New England Patriots NFL football player, looks back towards the gallery during the pre-trial motion hearing in the Superior Court in Fall River, Mass., Friday, Dec. 12, 2014.  Judge Susan Garsh says prosecutors in the murder case against Hernandez may not tell jurors about two other killings with which the he is charged. Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to murder in the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, a semi-professional football player who was dating the sister of Hernandez's fiancee. He has also pleaded not guilty to the fatal shootings of two men in 2012 after an encounter at a Boston nightclub.  (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Robert E. Klein, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in a murder case against Aaron Hernandez won’t be allowed to tell a jury about two other killings with which the ex-New England Patriot is charged or the final text messages the victim sent to his sister, a judge ruled Friday.

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Rapper Young Jeezy sees weapon charge dismissed

In this Oct. 30, 2014 file photo, Young Jeezy performs at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. A judge on Thursday Dec. 11, 2014, dismissed a possession of an assault weapon charge filed in Orange County Superior Court after a prosecutor said new evidence in the case did not support prosecuting the platinum-selling rapper or five others police arrested after finding an AK-47 at a venue where he was performing. (Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP, File)

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A felony weapons charge against platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been dismissed after a prosecutor said there wasn’t enough evidence to support the case.

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