Posts Tagged Crime

Ex-NASCAR driver gets jail after 3-state high-speed chase

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A former NASCAR driver who authorities say led police on a 150-mph chase through three states has been sentenced to 90 days in a Utah jail.

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Fiancee of Aaron Hernandez resumes testimony in murder trial

Shayanna Jenkins, fiancee of former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, testifies during his murder trial, Friday, March 27, 2015, in Fall River, Mass. Hernandez is charged with killing Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/CJ Gunther, Pool)

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The fiancee of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has testified in his murder trial that a box he asked her to get rid of smelled skunky and she thought it contained marijuana.

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Feds to wrap up case in 1st phase of marathon bombing trial

In this March 5, 2015 file courtroom sketch, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, center, is depicted between defense attorneys Miriam Conrad, left, and Judy Clarke, right, during his federal death penalty trial in Boston.  Prosecutors rested their case against Tsarnaev on Monday, March 30, 2015, after jurors saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by the three people who died in the 2013 terror attack. (AP Photo/Jane Flavell Collins, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors rested their case against Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Monday after jurors in his federal death penalty trial saw gruesome autopsy photos and heard a medical examiner describe the devastating injuries suffered by an 8-year-old boy killed in the 2013 terror attack.

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Former FIFA official Fernando loses appeal against life ban

GENEVA (AP) — A former FIFA executive committee member lost his appeal against a life ban for corruption in a long-running case of alleged bribery in a 2009 election.

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2 Alabama players arrested in separate weekend cases

In this Dec. 31, 2014, file photo, Alabama head coach Nick Saban speaks to the media during a press conference for the Sugar Bowl in New Orleans. Saban is expected to address the media Monday, March 30, 2015,  after two Crimson Tide players were arrested in separate cases over the weekend. Defensive back Geno Smith and defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor are facing legal trouble again. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban is expected to address the media Monday after two Crimson Tide players were arrested in separate cases over the weekend.

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