Latest Robert Kraft News

Patriots owner apologizes in Florida prostitution case

Mar. 23, 2019 4:38 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is apologizing after being charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation. "I am truly sorry," Kraft said in a statement Saturday. "I know I have hurt and disappointed my family, my close friends, my co-workers, our fans and many others...

Patriots owner wants prostitution video blocked from public

Mar. 21, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The attorneys representing New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged in a Florida massage parlor prostitution investigation are asking a judge to block the release of video recordings police say shows them engaging in sexual acts. They also say the...

Patriots owner Kraft offered plea deal in prostitution case

Mar. 19, 2019 4:35 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors have offered a plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and other men charged with paying for illicit sex at a massage parlor. The Palm Beach County State Attorney's Office confirmed Tuesday it has offered Kraft and 24 other men charged with...

Florida prosecutors offer plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, others charged in prostitution case

Mar. 19, 2019 2:33 PM EDT
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida prosecutors offer plea deal to New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, others charged in prostitution case.

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

Mar. 19, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey planned to donate campaign contributions he received from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who is charged with soliciting prostitution in Florida, to an organization that works to end human trafficking. Markey received $3,600 in donations from Kraft during the...

Democrats urge FBI probe of spa owner offering Trump access

Mar. 18, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Democrats are urging the FBI to investigate a Trump campaign donor who is the founder and onetime owner of a spa that has been implicated in a human-trafficking ring. In a Friday letter to the FBI, Democrats on the House and Senate judiciary and intelligence panels wrote that reports...

Esports league to play global home-and-away schedule

Mar. 15, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

A major esports league is launching an experiment that could create a blueprint for traditional sports leagues eager to take their games abroad. The Overwatch League will use a full home-and-away format beginning in 2020, making it the first professional circuit in esports or traditional sports to build a...

Police: Nearly $200k seized from spa Kraft visited for sex

Mar. 12, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Police seized almost $200,000 in connection with a Florida massage parlor where New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was accused of paying for sexual acts, court records released Tuesday show. Search warrants show Jupiter police found $183,000 in bank safety deposit boxes...

Trump donor claimed she could offer access to president

Mar. 11, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A company run by a donor to President Donald Trump claimed it could provide Chinese clients with a chance to mingle and take photos with the president, along with access to his private club in Palm Beach, Florida. It remains unclear how much Li Yang charged for the services and...

Presidential hopeful Castro isn't ruling out reparations

Mar. 10, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro isn't ruling out direct payments to African-Americans for the legacy of slavery — a stand separating him from his 2020 rivals. "If under the Constitution we compensate people because we take their property, why wouldn't you...