Crime

August 07, 2019 - 9:21 am
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — In a story Aug. 6 about the European Tour suspending Thorbjorn Olesen pending the outcome of a police investigation, The Associated Press reported that the charges against Olesen included allegations that he assaulted a female passenger while she slept. The charges by...
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August 07, 2019 - 12:18 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A former University of Memphis football player is suing the school over its handling of a rape allegation. The federal lawsuit filed Monday by Ernest Suttles says the school branded him as a rapist and cost him a possible NFL career. Court records say the state dismissed the...
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Florida head coach Dan Mullen walks during an NCAA college football practice in Gainesville, Fla., Friday, July 26, 2019. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP)
August 06, 2019 - 1:17 pm
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen insists he has "great clarity" regarding absentee defensive back John Huggins. Not many others do. Huggins has missed every practice during fall camp because of what the Gators say is a "family issue." Mullen declined to elaborate, but said Tuesday...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:34 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Badgers football player Quintez Cephus says going back to school is his top priority after a jury found him not guilty last week of sexual assault charges. The wide receiver tells the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in a story published Tuesday that he doesn't know...
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August 06, 2019 - 6:00 am
BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Swiss prosecutors on Tuesday charged former members of the German soccer federation (DFB) and a former FIFA official with fraud over the true purpose of a 6.7 million euro ($7.5 million) payment before the 2006 World Cup in Germany. Former DFB president Theo Zwanziger, its...
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August 06, 2019 - 5:54 am
LONDON (AP) — English Premier League club Chelsea has apologized for the "terrible past experiences" of some former youth players after an investigation into child sexual abuse. Barrister Charles Geekie found that Eddie Heath, who coached Chelsea's youth teams from 1968-1979, was a "dangerous and...
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File-This Sept. 16, 2013. file photo shows the Phillies Phanatic dancing with a fan on the dugout during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Philadelphia. The Philadelphia Phillies have sued the New York company that created the Phanatic mascot to prevent the green fuzzy fan favorite from becoming a free agent. In a complaint filed Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the team alleged Harrison/Erickson threatened to terminate the Phillies' rights to the Phanatic next year and “make the Phanatic a free agent” unless the team renegotiated its 1984 agreement to acquire the mascot’s rights. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola, File)
August 03, 2019 - 11:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have sued the New York company that created the Phanatic mascot to prevent the green furry fan favorite from becoming a free agent. In a complaint filed Friday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the team alleged Harrison/Erickson threatened to terminate...
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Former Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus testifies during his trial, Friday Aug. 2, 2019, in Madison, Wis. Cephus has told jurors that the two women he is accused of sexually assaulting wanted to have sex with him. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 2:51 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A jury deliberated for just 30 minutes on Friday before it acquitted former University of Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted two female students. Cephus, 21, was suspended from the football team last August and was expelled...
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Former Wisconsin football player Quintez Cephus testifies during his trial, Friday Aug. 2, 2019, in Madison, Wis. Cephus has told jurors that the two women he is accused of sexually assaulting wanted to have sex with him. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 2:45 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on trial of former Wisconsin Badger football player (all times local): 4:45 p.m. A jury has acquitted former Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus on charges alleging he sexually assaulted two female students. Jurors delivered their verdict on Friday after...
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Wisconsin wide receiver Danny Davis testifies at the sexual assault trial of his former teammate, Quintez Cephus, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 at the Dane County Courthouse in Madison, Wis. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 2:59 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Danny Davis says at the trial of his former teammate Quintez Cephus that one of the women who accused Cephus of raping her had flirted with him shortly after meeting him for the first time. Cephus is charged with second- and third-degree sexual...
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