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Brandon Banks found guilty of 2 charges in Vanderbilt rape trial

Brandon Banks found guilty of 2 charges in Vanderbilt rape trial

The jury found Banks not guilty on five of the charges. Brandon Vandenburg was sentenced in June 2016 to 17 years in prison, while Corey Batey was sentenced in April 2016 to a 15-year sentence. I mean if that's the case, then we'd have the "football team defense'". Banks admitted to sexually touching her and said that he penetrated her with the bottle because Vandenburg told him to.


Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security

Shooting forces lawmakers to rethink their security

Medical staff said that he is sedated but does seem to know that his family is with him. "I think there is a sense of unity and bipartisanship", said Laurel Haxton, 22, who works in government relations and wore an Iowa Raygun shirt to not be political.


Off-duty officer shot by another officer in north St. Louis

Off-duty officer shot by another officer in north St. Louis

Tate claims his client identified himself as an officer at the time of the incident . A black police officer has been accidentally shot by a white co-worker who "feared for his safety" in the while chasing a vehicle. The crash reportedly took place just outside the home of an off-duty police officer, who came out to help. O'Toole said at the hospital that the officer was shot in the exchange of gunfire but it was unclear by whom.



Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride'

Dramatic footage shows the girl dangling from the carriage and swinging her legs before plunging into crowds below. The Warren County Sheriff's Office said the unidentified 14-year-old girl is at Albany Medical Centre in stable condition with no serious injuries after the incident on Saturday night.


Scalise critical but improving, will require additional operations: Hospital

Scalise critical but improving, will require additional operations: Hospital

Scalise underwent another surgery on Saturday and "continues to show signs of improvement", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement. For the game, which began in 1909, members of the Senate and House of Representatives donned uniforms representing teams from their constituencies for the game and many topped them with hats from Louisiana State University, Mr Scalise's alma mater, as a tribute.



Pregnant mother of 4 shot, killed by police in Seattle

People attend a memorial outside an apartment building of a woman , shown in the displayed photos, at Magnuson Park in Seattle on Sunday, June 18, 2017 . All Seattle officers receive training on how to better handle those with mental illness or abusing drugs. In the choppy audio , the unidentified officers discussed previous visits to Lyles' residence, before greeting her and asking to come into the apartment.