Darren Sharper Plans To Strike Plea Deal In All His Rape Cases Monday

Alleged serial rapist Darren Shaper is working on a global plea deal that would resolve the myriad of sexual assault cases against him, according to multiple reports today. The Associated Press reported that the deal will be filed Monday in two courts, one in California and the other in an unknown location. The… » 3/20/15 5:49pm 3/20/15 5:49pm

Will Jurors Hear About The Other Friend Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Shot?

With no smoking gun, circumstantial evidence is playing a large role in the state's case against Aaron Hernandez for the murder of Odin Lloyd. And what better way to convince jurors that Hernandez is capable of shooting his friend than by introducing evidence that he shot a different friend just four months earlier? » 3/03/15 8:53am 3/03/15 8:53am

Blizzard Will Delay Aaron Hernandez's Murder Trial

The powerful blizzard set to cover much of the Northeast is projected to bring up to 30 inches of snow to eastern Massachusetts, where nearly everything is expected to shut down tomorrow. That includes courts, which means opening statements in Aaron Hernandez's murder trial, scheduled to begin tomorrow, will be pushed… » 1/26/15 10:38am 1/26/15 10:38am

Read The Questions Given To Potential Aaron Hernandez Jurors

Over three days, 1,055 people — minus the guy in a Bruins jersey who screamed "Go Pats!" and was sent home — filed through Bristol Superior Court for jury selection in Aaron Hernandez's upcoming murder trial. They were each given a 51-question juror questionnaire which you can read below (and complete, if you like). » 1/15/15 12:18pm 1/15/15 12:18pm

Testimony In Darren Sharper Case Reveals Alleged Use Of "Horny Juice"

Details are starting to drip out surrounding the alleged serial druggings and rapes that former NFL player Darren Sharper stands accused of. Testimony given yesterday at a hearing for one of Sharper's co-defendants sheds light on their alleged use of drugged cocktails, and hints that Sharper wasn't the only NFL player… » 12/19/14 10:45am 12/19/14 10:45am

Judge Throws Out Evidence In Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

A big win for Aaron Hernandez's legal team today, as a judge ruled that prosecutors can not introduce text messages that Odin Lloyd sent minutes before he was shot to death, seeming to indicate that he was with the former Patriots star. » 12/12/14 2:15pm 12/12/14 2:15pm

Jayson Werth Gets 10 Days In Jail For Doing 50 MPH Over The Limit 

Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth was found guilty of reckless driving today, five months after his Porsche 911 was clocked driving 105 mph in a 55 mph zone on the Beltway in Virginia. He loses his driver's license, and was sentenced to serve 10 days in jail, with the remaining 170 days suspended. » 12/05/14 1:52pm 12/05/14 1:52pm

Jameis Thinks Being Falsely Accused Of Rape Is The Same As Being Raped

The student conduct code hearing to determine whether Jameis Winston violated Florida State's honor code was finally held on Monday and Tuesday, and somehow USA Today has obtained Winston's entire statement before former Florida Supreme Court justice Major Harding. » 12/03/14 11:03pm 12/03/14 11:03pm

Darnell Dockett Is Apparently Live-Tweeting Jury Duty [Update]

Update, 5:30 p.m.: It's come to our attention that the photo of a courtroom that Dockett tweeted is actually an old photo, from a 2013 trial in Washington State. So it's entirely possible that he's making this whole thing up. Our original post on Dockett's tweets is below. » 12/02/14 1:53pm 12/02/14 1:53pm

NFL And NFLPA Locked In Dispute Over Adrian Peterson's Reinstatement

The dispute surrounding Adrian Peterson's reinstatement—or lack thereof—after pleading no contest to child injury charges is heating up. Late last week the NFL Players Association sent a letter to the NFL demanding Peterson be reinstated. That tactic apparently failed, as today the NFLPA announced that it had filed a… » 11/10/14 8:52pm 11/10/14 8:52pm

Reports: Jameis Winston Requests Postponement Of FSU Hearing

Just three days ago the attorney of the woman who accused Jameis Winston of sexual assault confirmed that Florida State's disciplinary hearing—which will decide whether Winston violated the school's conduct code—would be held on November 17. Winston's attorney David Cornwell shortly thereafter went on Twitter to … » 11/07/14 2:00pm 11/07/14 2:00pm

Jameis Winston's FSU Hearing Will Take Place In Two Weeks

A Florida State disciplinary hearing for quarterback Jameis Winston will be held the week of Nov. 17th, according to the attorney for the woman who accused Winston of a December 2012 sexual assault. The hearing, conducted by a former Florida Supreme Court chief justice, will determine if Winston violated any of four… » 11/05/14 9:02am 11/05/14 9:02am

Oscar Pistorius Could Be Out Of Prison In 10 Months

Immediately upon his sentencing to five years for his role in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, Oscar Pistorius was taken to a holding cell in the bowels of the courthouse. Today is his first day in prison, but his first of how many depends on who you ask. » 10/21/14 8:44am 10/21/14 8:44am

Oscar Pistorius Cleared Of Most Serious Charges

South African judge Thokozile Masipa said prosecutors failed to prove the Oscar Pistorius committed premeditated murder, saying the evidence was "purely circumstantial." The judge will rule later today on a lesser charge of culpable homicide, a finding of negligence which could still carry a sentence of years in… » 9/11/14 7:55am 9/11/14 7:55am

Two Arrested In Connection With Derek Boogaard's Death

Two men were arrested this morning in connection with the death of hockey enforcer Derek Boogaard, who died in 2011 from an overdose of alcohol and prescription painkillers. » 9/09/14 2:59pm 9/09/14 2:59pm

Jim Irsay Pleads Guilty To OWI, Receives Probation

Colts owner Jim Irsay, who was arrested in March after being pulled over with a duffel bag and briefcase full of pills and cash, pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of driving while under the influence of prescription drugs. The deal will allow Irsay to avoid serving any jail time. » 9/02/14 11:59am 9/02/14 11:59am

Complaint: Le'Veon Bell Had No Idea He Could Get A DUI For Weed

WPXI in Pittsburgh has obtained and released part of the criminal complaint for Wednesday arrest of Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount in Ross Township, outside of Pittsburgh. Yesterday, just before they played in a preseason game against the Eagles, the two were formally charged with marijuana… » 8/22/14 11:01am 8/22/14 11:01am

Grand Jury Clears Texas Tech Recruit Of Charges For Pick-Up Hoops Punch…

Nigel Bethel II was dismissed from the Texas Tech football team on June 29, a day after a scuffle with women's hoops leading scorer Amber Battle in a rec-center basketball game. Now he's been cleared of charges, and after viewing surveillance video that shows Battle punching Bethel first, the grand jury took the… » 7/16/14 3:27pm 7/16/14 3:27pm

Aaron Hernandez Seeks Patriots Medical Records As Potential Evidence

The Patriots have largely stayed clear of involvement in either of Aaron Hernandez's two murder cases. That may change; Hernandez's attorneys have asked a judge to subpoena the Patriots for all of Hernandez's medical records during his time with the team. Well, nearly all of them. » 6/18/14 11:34am 6/18/14 11:34am

Prosecution: Aaron Hernandez Killed Two Men Over A Spilled Drink

Aaron Hernandez was arraigned today for the drive-by murders of Daniel Abreu and Safiro Furtado outside a Boston club in July 2012. He pleaded not guilty, and for the first time, the prosecution offered a suspected motive: disrespect. » 5/28/14 2:36pm 5/28/14 2:36pm