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Two ex-Vanderbilt football players found guilty of rape, next two teammates wait to go to trial

NASHVILLE — With two former Vanderbilt football players facing decades in prison after being convicted of the rape of an unconscious student in a dorm room, attention now turns to two of their teammates who have yet to go to trial. It took a jury three hours Tuesday, Jan. 27 ...

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Vanderbilt rape trial continues, videos and text messages shown to jury

NASHVILLE — Sexually explicit videos showing the alleged attack on a female student in a dorm room were played for jurors Monday, Jan. 18 in the rape trial of two ex-Vanderbilt football players. The video was shot from the cellphone of Brandon Vandenburg during the June 2013 incident, a Nashville ...

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Life sentence recommended for Somali pirates

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A jury recommended Friday, Aug.2 that three Somali pirates be sentenced to life in prison in the slayings of four Americans aboard a yacht off the coast of Africa. Prosecutors had sought the death penalty, and 22 of the 26 crimes they were convicted of were ...

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