Latest Celebrity legal affairs News

Griner appears in court, pleads guilty in Russia drugs trial

Jul. 07, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner on Thursday pleaded guilty to drug possession during her trial in Moscow but said she had no intention of committing a crime. Representatives for Griner confirmed to The Associated Press that the WNBA star pleaded guilty...

Russian media: US basketball star Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug possession, smuggling charges in Russia trial

Jul. 07, 2022 10:09 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media: US basketball star Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug possession, smuggling charges in Russia trial.

Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner arrives at a Russian court for her trial on drug charges

Jul. 07, 2022 08:16 AM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Jailed American basketball star Brittney Griner arrives at a Russian court for her trial on drug charges.

Tennessee man sentenced in 2019 deaths of 2 outside bar

Jul. 07, 2022 04:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man who was convicted in two stabbing deaths outside a bar in 2019 has been sentenced to life in prison. Davidson County Criminal Court Judge Angelita Dalton sentenced Michael Mosley on Wednesday to two consecutive life sentences as well as a...

Royals hit 3 HRs off Javier, end Astros' 8-game win streak

Jul. 07, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Whit Merrifield, Hunter Dozier and Emmanuel Rivera all homered as the Kansas City Royals roughed up Cristian Javier early and held on for a 7-4 win over Houston on Wednesday night, ending the Astros' major league-best eight-game winning streak. Javier (6-4) had...

Ex-'Cheer' star Harris gets 12 years for seeking photos, sex

Jul. 06, 2022 21:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge Wednesday sentenced Jerry Harris, a former star of the Netflix documentary series “Cheer,” to 12 years in prison for coercing teenage boys to send him obscene photos and videos of themselves and soliciting sex from minors at cheerleading competitions. ...

Jury finds man guilty of murdering rapper Nipsey Hussle

Jul. 06, 2022 21:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 32-year-old man who grew up on the same streets in the same gang as Nipsey Hussle was found guilty Wednesday of first-degree murder in the 2019 shooting of the Grammy-winning rapper, who rose above his circumstances to become an inspiration to the neighborhood where he was...

Jury finds man guilty of first-degree murder in 2019 fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle

Jul. 06, 2022 13:46 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jury finds man guilty of first-degree murder in 2019 fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle.

In reversal, prosecutors say R. Kelly off suicide watch

Jul. 05, 2022 13:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly is no longer on suicide watch following the jailed R&B singer's sentencing in a federal sex abuse case, prosecutors said in court papers filed on Tuesday. The filing came in response to a claim last week by Kelly’s attorneys that the 55-year-old Kelly...

Wimbledon quarterfinalist Kyrgios due in court in Australia

Jul. 05, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Wimbledon quarterfinalist Nick Kyrgios is due in court back home in Australia next month, and a lawyer representing him said Tuesday the “precise nature of” the allegations “is neither certain at this moment nor confirmed by either the prosecution or” the...