By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) – A chastened NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday that the league’s poor response to its domestic violence crisis will prompt an overhaul of how it deals with player behavior and punishment in America’s most popular sports league. Rules governing personal conduct for players and other employees will change, he said, and experts from outside the league will help it shape that new policy. …
Indiana man admitted fatally stabbing, shooting fellow student inside crowded classroom.
A jury convicted former Conn. Gov. John Rowland of crimes in a campaign finance scheme.
Virginia police seized a car and searched an apartment today in their hunt for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham in what police said was a major break in the case.
A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.
Goodell: NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by Super Bowl.
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) – A prominent pathologist hired by the family of Eric Garner, a man killed by New York City police in July during an arrest involving a banned choke hold, said on Friday his review of the autopsy confirmed earlier findings that Garner’s windpipe was crushed. Dr. Michael Baden, a former chief medical examiner for the city, praised the official autopsy on Garner’s body as thorough after reviewing the tissue samples, x-rays and the pathologist’s report held at the city’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. …
Voters decide that Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom.