Celebrity legal affairs

In this photo taken Friday June, 28, 2019, a Wimbledon 2019 tennis ball is weighed at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) lab in Roehampton, near Wimbledon south west London. Based for about 20 years in a three-room area on what used to be a pair of squash courts in Roehampton, the ITF tech lab is filled with more than $1 million worth of machines that help make sure rules are followed and parameters are met. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
July 11, 2019 - 7:52 am
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Roger Federer isn't entirely sure whether it's the grass courts themselves or the tennis balls or what, exactly, but he does know this: Something feels slower about the way Wimbledon is playing nowadays. Federer's semifinal opponent Friday, Rafael Nadal, disagrees, saying...
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This photo provided by the Coppell Police Department shows Josh Brent. The former Dallas Cowboys player is being held on charges that include assaulting a public servant after authorities say officers found him intoxicated outside a Dallas-area fast food restaurant. Coppell police Sgt. Sammy Lujan says officers responded Sunday, June 30, 2019, after a caller expressed concern about a man talking to himself. Lujan says the 31-year-old Brent was intoxicated and resisted as officers attempted to place him in handcuffs. He was taken into custody after officers shot him using a stun gun.(Coppell Police Department via AP)
July 04, 2019 - 1:58 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas Cowboys player previously convicted in a drunken driving crash that killed a teammate is now wanted for violating his probation. The Dallas County Sheriff's office says a warrant was issued for the arrest of Josh Brent after the former defensive lineman was charged...
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Philadelphia Phillies baseball player Odubel Herrera leaves a courtroom with his girlfriend, Melany Martinez-Angulo, after a hearing on a domestic violence case in Atlantic City, N.J., Wednesday, July 3, 2019. Domestic assault charges against Herrera were dismissed Wednesday after his girlfriend declined to press charges. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, Pool)
July 03, 2019 - 2:13 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Domestic assault charges against Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera were dismissed Wednesday after his girlfriend declined to press charges. Herrera must complete counseling within 60 days as a condition of the dismissal. Major League Baseball said afterward...
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This photo provided by the Coppell Police Department shows Josh Brent. The former Dallas Cowboys player is being held on charges that include assaulting a public servant after authorities say officers found him intoxicated outside a Dallas-area fast food restaurant. Coppell police Sgt. Sammy Lujan says officers responded Sunday, June 30, 2019, after a caller expressed concern about a man talking to himself. Lujan says the 31-year-old Brent was intoxicated and resisted as officers attempted to place him in handcuffs. He was taken into custody after officers shot him using a stun gun.(Coppell Police Department via AP)
July 01, 2019 - 2:43 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas Cowboys player previously convicted in a drunken driving crash that killed a teammate has been charged with assaulting a police officer trying to handcuff him for public intoxication. Josh Brent was arrested Sunday in the Dallas suburb of Coppell following the incident...
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July 01, 2019 - 8:00 am
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Former NFL wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham has been charged with jumping out of a window with marijuana in his pocket as officers served a search warrant at a Missouri home late last year. The Springfield News-Leader reports that the misdemeanor marijuana possession and...
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June 19, 2019 - 12:34 pm
LONDON (AP) — English police investigating the death of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala say a man has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter. A single-engine aircraft carrying Sala and pilot David Ibbotson crashed in the English Channel on Jan. 21. The body of Sala, who had just signed...
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FILE - In this April 12, 2019, file pool photo, Attorneys William Burck, left, Alex Spiro, center, and Jack Goldberger, part of the defense team for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, emerge from a courtroom at the Palm Beach County Courthouse in West Palm Beach, Fla. Judge Leonard Hanser on Friday, June 14, 2019, handed another loss to the prosecution in Kraft’s misdemeanor prostitution solicitation case, dismissing allegations that his attorneys Alex Spiro and William Burck tried to verbally intimidate a police officer and falsely accused him of lying. (Patrick Dove/TCPalm.com via AP, Pool)
June 14, 2019 - 12:02 pm
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida judge handed another loss to the prosecution in New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft's misdemeanor prostitution solicitation case Friday, dismissing allegations that his attorneys tried to verbally intimidate a police officer and falsely accused him of...
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June 13, 2019 - 7:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state's sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2018, file photo, World Team Manager David Ortiz (34) speaks with U.S. Team Manager Torrii Hunter, before the All-Star Futures baseball game at Nationals Park, in Washington. Ortiz returned to Boston for medical care after being shot in a bar Sunday, June 9, 2019, in his native Dominican Republic. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
June 12, 2019 - 12:12 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The latest on the shooting of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz in the Dominican Republic (all times local): 10:40 p.m. A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor's office in the Dominican Republic says a second person has been arrested in the...
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In this undated photo provided by attorney Kevin F. Rooney, a diamond ring is displayed for the jury from pieces of jewelry that New Orleans Saints quarterback and former Chargers player Drew Brees and his wife, Brittany, had bought from a jeweler in the La Jolla area of San Diego. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the diamonds were displayed when trial of the couple's lawsuit against Vihad Moradi and CJ Charles jewelers began Thursday, June 6, 2019. The lawsuit claims they were supposed to pay wholesale prices but were charged far more. The defense denied any wholesale agreement and called the settings common. (Vihad Moradi/Kevin F. Rooney via AP)
June 08, 2019 - 5:48 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees and wife Brittany are battling a California jeweler over the value of diamonds they claim they purchased for more than $15 million as an investment. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the diamonds were displayed when trial of the couple's...
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