Nov 21, 2014

Niigata Mom admits throwing daughter from bridge to her death

A 24-year-old mother in Tsubame, Niigata Prefecture, has been arrested on suspicion of killing her 3-year-old daughter by throwing her into a river. Ayumi Sato, an office worker, allegedly dropped her daughter, Miyu, from a bridge in Tsubame on Wednesday night. She has admitted ...

Peterson reaches agreement in abuse case, avoids jail

Nov 5, 2014

Peterson reaches agreement in abuse case, avoids jail

Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson avoided jail Tuesday by reaching a deal with Texas prosecutors to resolve a child abuse case that revived a national debate about corporal punishment. Peterson was sentenced to a form of probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor ...

Peterson child abuse trial set for December

Oct 9, 2014

Peterson child abuse trial set for December

Adrian Peterson won’t be coming back to the field any time soon. A Texas judge on Wednesday tentatively set a Dec. 1 trial date for the Minnesota Vikings star running back on a charge of felony child abuse for using a wooden switch to ...

NFL vows to get house in order

Sep 20, 2014

NFL vows to get house in order

More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell on Friday announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL’s handling of players accused of crimes. The commissioner was definitive about one thing: He has not considered ...