Posts Tagged Crime

Tennessee WR Pearson named as suspect in rape investigation

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Knoxville Police have named Tennessee wide receiver Von Pearson as a suspect in a rape investigation, and he has been suspended from the team.

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Women held captive in Ohio home for decade release a memoir

In this May 6, 2014, file photo, kidnapping survivors Gina DeJesus, left, and Amanda Berry are honored at the annual National Center for Missing and Exploited Children's Hope Awards dinner in Washington. For years, the two women and a third, Michelle Knight, were held captive in a Cleveland home by Ariel Castro before finally escaping in 2013. They were bound with heavy chains and subjected to repeated rapes and other abuse. Now Berry and DeJesus have written a book about their experiences, “Hope: A Memoir of Survival in Cleveland,” which is scheduled to come out Monday, April 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — When Amanda Berry’s toddler daughter had night terrors and started screaming and running around the room, Berry couldn’t always get to her — because she was chained and couldn’t move that far.

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Ex-nanny for Penguins’ Kunitz charged with stealing jewelry

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The former nanny of Pittsburgh Penguins player Chris Kunitz has been charged with stealing $12,000 diamond earrings from his home, then selling them to jewelry stores, police said.

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Ex-Seahawk Jerramy Stevens pleads no contest to DUI charge

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — Former Seattle Seahawks tight end Jerramy Stevens has pleaded no contest to driving drunk in a Southern California beach town.

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Police: WNBA’s Griner, fiancee Glory Johnson arrested

This combo of booking photos released by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, show WNBA players Brittney Griner, left, and her fiancee Glory Johnson. The couple were arrested Wednesday, April 22, 2015, on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct following a fight at their home in a Phoenix suburb. The two 24-year-olds were booked into jail in Phoenix following their arrests and later released. The pair announced their engagement late last summer. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Phoenix Mercury star Brittney Griner and her fiancee, fellow WNBA player Glory Johnson, were arrested on suspicion of assault and disorderly conduct after an argument in the home they recently purchased together became physical.

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