Tag: arrest

Ronaldo rape allegation moving on 2 legal tracks in Nevada

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A lawsuit filed by a Nevada woman who claims Cristiano Ronaldo raped her nine years ago and paid her $375,000 in hush money has set in motion a two-track legal process in Las Vegas. One involves the lawsuit, which will proceed to a jury trial in civil court only if a state judge sides with attorneys for plaintiff Kathryn Mayorga on key procedural and statutory questions. The other track involves a police investigation that was recently... [...]

‘Judicial Charade’: 11th Circuit Judges Polarized on Sentencing for Violent Crime

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Nuts. Judicial charade. Mess. Those are not words judges typically use to describe their own work. But that’s what the U.S. Court of Appeals for Eleventh Circuit did in a 5-4 en banc split debating federal career criminal sentences for violent crime. The 153-page package released Thursday includes a majority opinion from five judges, a concurring  opinion from the same judges explaining their reasoning and two dissents joined by the... [...]

Arrested Florida teen helps save life of officer booking him into jail

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A Florida teen is being honored for helping save the life of a police officer who was booking him into jail. Jamal Rutledge, 17, will be honored on Jan. 21 for helping save the life of Officer Franklin Foulks, who collapsed off his chair on Sept. 10 as he was processing the paperwork, report the Sun-Sentinel, NBC Miami, WTSP and the Raw Story. Rutledge responded by kicking the security fence and yelling for help. Officers who arrived... [...]