Prosecutors Believe Supposed Tampered Evidence In Patrick Kane Case Was "Elaborate Hoax"

A story that has never been anything but bizarre gets even stranger. On Wednesday, the lawyer of the woman who accused Blackhawks star Patrick Kane of rape claimed someone had left an opened evidence bag at the accuser’s mother’s house. Yesterday, the woman’s lawyer resigned, saying he no longer had confidence in that… »9/25/15 12:12pm9/25/15 12:12pm

Lawyer Of Patrick Kane's Accuser Claims Rape Kit Was Tampered With [Update]

Thomas Eoannou, the attorney for the woman accusing Patrick Kane of rape, held a press conference today and claimed that the rape kit, which had reportedly shown no signs of Kane’s DNA on the woman’s genital area or underwear, was tampered with. Eoannou discovered this because the rape kit’s evidence bag was left… »9/23/15 1:34pm9/23/15 1:34pm

Slava Voynov, In Immigration Custody, Says He Will Voluntarily Return To Russia

Two weeks ago Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov completed a 90-day sentence (though he ultimately served just under 60 days) after pleading no contest to domestic violence charges. Upon his release from jail, Voynov was immediately scooped into custody by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, pending a… »9/16/15 8:16pm9/16/15 8:16pm

Jack Johnson Is Fighting For His Contract In Bankruptcy Court

Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Jack Johnson filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last October, after being scammed out of millions by his parents. Now, he’s attempting to convert his filing into a Chapter 7 case—which, in very broad terms, would allow Johnson to resolve his debts by liquidating his assets instead of via… »9/10/15 2:20pm9/10/15 2:20pm

Patrick Kane Grand Jury Hearing Postponed Amid Reported Settlement Talks

A 23-person grand jury was to begin hearing the case of Patrick Kane today, to decide whether to indict the Blackhawks star on sexual assault allegations. That hearing has been postponed, the Buffalo News reports, with two sources telling the paper that attorneys for Kane and his accuser may be discussing a settlement. »9/08/15 2:40pm9/08/15 2:40pm

Patrick Kane's Lawyer Is Arguing With People On Facebook

Patrick Kane’s attorney Paul Cambria felt compelled today to reply to a Facebook post about the news that an off-duty Buffalo cop served as Patrick Kane’s driver the night he allegedly raped a woman at his home. The thread’s on the private Facebook page of Buffalo-based blogger Alan Bedenko; a reader forwarded us… »8/17/15 12:55pm8/17/15 12:55pm

Report: Off-Duty Cop Chauffeured Patrick Kane On Night Of Alleged Rape

According to a report from The Buffalo News, Thomas English—a police lieutenant with the city of Buffalo—drove Patrick Kane, his alleged rape victim, and two other people from SkyBar in downtown Buffalo out to Kane’s home in Hamburg early on August 2, the night of the alleged rape. The News also reports that English… »8/16/15 2:35pm8/16/15 2:35pm