Crime

January 04, 2019 - 5:58 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man whose complaints helped spur an investigation into alleged, decades-old sexual abuse by an Ohio State team doctor is a wanted man in Columbus after missing a court date he says he thought was postponed. A warrant was issued for Mike DiSabato after he didn't show up...
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January 03, 2019 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge has upheld criminal charges alleging former Auburn assistant coach Chuck Person accepted bribes from a financial adviser to steer athletes his way. U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska said there was enough evidence to let the case against Person and Atlanta clothier...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2018, file photo, then-San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster walks on the field during a practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Santa Clara, Calif. Prosecutors in Florida have decided not to pursue a domestic violence charge against NFL player Reuben Foster more than a month after he was released from the San Francisco 49ers following his arrest. Prosecutors in Tampa filed a notice of termination of prosecution on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
January 03, 2019 - 4:42 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors have decided not to pursue a domestic violence charge against Washington Redskins linebacker Reuben Foster, though the NFL continues to review the matter. Prosecutors in Tampa, Florida, filed a notice of termination of prosecution on Wednesday. The notice states that...
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 14, 2018 filer, Saudi women sit in the stands ahead of the group A match between Russia and Saudi Arabia which opens the 2018 soccer World Cup at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia. Facing increasing criticism by government members over the decision to play the Italian Super Cup in Saudi Arabia, Serie A's president is hailing the match as a "historic" opportunity for Saudi women to attend an international game. After tickets for the Jan. 16 match went on sale with specified sectors for "singles" and "families" to separate men and women, Interior Minister Matteo Salvini declared that it was "a shame." There had already been calls for the game to be moved after the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File )
January 03, 2019 - 11:52 am
ROME (AP) — Facing increasing criticism by government members over the decision to play the Italian Super Cup in Saudi Arabia, Serie A's president is hailing the match as a "historic" opportunity for Saudi women to attend an international soccer game. After tickets for the Jan. 16 game between...
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Former Southern California assistant basketball coach Tony Bland, left, arrives at federal court in New York, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Bland is expected to plead guilty in a criminal case in which prosecutors said bribes were paid to steer top athletes to certain schools. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 02, 2019 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery, admitting he accepted $4,100 in cash to steer players at the school to certain financial advisers and business managers. Tony Bland's plea in...
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A line of school buses with new decals to draw attention to human trafficking make their way on a road in Atlanta, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. The Georgia attorney general used the new decals on dozens of school buses. (AP Photo/Sarah Morgan)
January 02, 2019 - 5:13 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A line of six dozen school buses wound through Atlanta traffic Wednesday in an attempt to illustrate the scope of the problem of child sex trafficking in Georgia. State Attorney General Chris Carr and Gov.-elect Brian Kemp were joined by other elected officials and anti-trafficking...
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January 01, 2019 - 1:15 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A prosecutor says two LSU football players appear to have responded with justifiable force when they fatally shot an 18-year-old man who was allegedly trying to rob them at gunpoint. East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore tells The Associated Press that the...
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File-This Dec. 22, 2018, file photo shows UCLA head coach Steve Alford and his players watching during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Ohio State, in the fifth annual CBS Sports Classic, in Chicago. Alford has been fired as UCLA basketball coach after six seasons, with the Bruins mired in a four-game skid that included losses at home to Belmont and Liberty. Athletic director Dan Guerrero said Monday, Dec. 31, 2018, that assistant Murry Bartow will serve as interim coach through the end of the season. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
December 31, 2018 - 6:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Alford was fired as UCLA basketball coach in his sixth season on Monday, with the Bruins mired in a four-game skid that included losses at home to Belmont and Liberty. Athletic director Dan Guerrero said assistant Murry Bartow will serve as interim coach through the end of...
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FILE -In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo, victims react and hug Assistant Attorney General Angela Povilaitis after Larry Nassar was sentenced by Judge Rosemarie Aquilina to 40 to 175 years in prison during a sentencing hearing in Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
December 31, 2018 - 3:17 pm
One by one they came forward, more than 150 in all. Fearful yet defiant. Vulnerable but resolute, buoyed by the hope of catharsis and the promise of justice. Standing in a Michigan courtroom last January, women and girls sexually abused by Larry Nassar confronted the former Michigan State...
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December 28, 2018 - 3:02 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A former Rutgers University football player who allegedly plotted to murder his ex-girlfriend's parents to try to win her back has been charged with violating a court order. The Middlesex County prosecutor's office said Friday that Izaia Bullock was arrested Thursday and...
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