Posts Tagged ‘Charges’

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Plaxico Burress Posts Bail, will Appear in Court to Face Weapons Charges (Video)

December 2, 2008

plaxico-burress-31.jpgIt was just 10 months ago that Plaxico Burress became an instant New York sports hero after his clutch performance in the Super Bowl. But on Monday, Burress was hauled out of a police precinct in handcuffs facing two weapons charges that could send him to jail.

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Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford Arrested on Bribery Charges

December 2, 2008

larry-langford.jpgThe mayor of Alabama’s largest city, Larry Langford, was arrested Monday on federal bribery and fraud charges connected to a multibillion-dollar sewer bond deal that has driven the surrounding county to the brink of bankruptcy.

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Oprah Seeks Dismissal of Defamation Charges

November 25, 2008

oprah-winfrey20.jpgTV talk show host Oprah Winfrey wants a court to dismiss or order arbitration in a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-headmistress of her girls school in South Africa. Nomvuyo Mzamane sued over remarks the media mogul made following sex-abuse complaints at the US$40 million Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls, near Johannesburg.

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