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A. J. Perez

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Recent articles by A.:

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hospitalized after his private plane crashes at Tennessee airport

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s private plane crashed on Thursday at a Tennessee airport, and the former NASCAR driver was transported to an area hospital. → Read More

Merril Hoge, former NFL player, Fort Thomas resident, alleges weed killer Roundup caused lymphoma

Former NFL running back and Northern Kentucky resident Merril Hoge alleges in a federal lawsuit that Roundup caused him to develop non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. → Read More

Should O.J. Simpson be verified by Twitter like other public figures?

O.J. Simpson joined Twitter last week and already has more than 750,000 followers – and several copycats on the social network. → Read More

Toronto police searching for 'person of interest' in Raptors parade shooting

Four people suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result of a shooting near the end of the Toronto Raptors parade Monday. → Read More

Mistrial declared on remaining charges in Kellen Winslow II case; jury 'hopelessly deadlocked'

Kellen Winslow II was convicted Monday on three counts, including rape, and acquitted of one crime. Mistrial on remaining charges declared Tuesday. → Read More

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow II found guilty on three charges, including rape; jury not done

Kellen Winslow, 35, was charged with 12 combined criminal counts involving five different women – three accusing him of rape. → Read More

Tiger Woods faces wrongful death lawsuit brought by parents of restaurant employee

Tiger Woods and the GM of his Jupiter, Florida, restaurant face a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a bartender who died in a car crash. → Read More

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft wins video-suppression ruling in solicitation case

Judge Leonard Hanser's ruling is a major victory for Patriots owner Robert Kraft, whose legal team could file for dismissal of the case soon. → Read More

Nets' D'Angelo Russell cited for marijuana possession in checked bag at LaGuardia

The All-Star point guard was carrying the drug in a hidden compartment of an Arizona Iced Tea. → Read More

Robert Kraft video evidence to be sealed until jury is seated or case is otherwise resolved

Judge rules that video of Robert Kraft’s visit to massage parlor will not be released until after trial is underway or case is otherwise adjudicated. → Read More

Robert Kraft's defense team alleges 'prosecutorial misconduct' over threat to release video

The Palm Beach State Attorney's office said Wednesday they “cannot delay the release" of video footage absent a court order under Florida open-records law. → Read More

Who is James Adducci, the $1.2 million winner who bet on Tiger Woods?

The Wisconsin native gave conflicting reports to various outlets after collecting his winnings, and USA TODAY Sports has uncovered long criminal past. → Read More

Client in Robert Kraft sex spa case sues over video, says civil rights violated

The man, identified as "John Doe," claims in the lawsuit that there is "information and belief" that he was recorded when he visited the spa. → Read More

Tiger Woods' victory at Masters results in golf record $1.2 million payout at sportsbook

A bettor won $1.2 million as Tiger Woods secured his fifth Masters title Sunday. It's the first seven-figure payout that didn't involve the Super Bowl → Read More

Kellen Winslow II fighting 'elder' porn evidence, other issues before rape trial

Attorneys for former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II seek to exclude DNA, pornography searches ahead of trial scheduled to begin April 30. → Read More

Umpire alleges MLB, Joe Torre discriminating against minorities

Veteran umpire Angel Hernandez, who filed suit over alleged discrimination, seeks protection for speaking out against commissioner, MLB. → Read More

How Robert Kraft's deal isn't like the one offered for nearly identical sting in 2014

A similar case in Florida five years ago saw 12 men charged, but the diversion deal from the same prosecutor didn't require an admission of guilt. → Read More

Robert Kraft won't take diversion deal in sex spa case, at least not now

The New England Patriots owner and his legal team will ignore Friday's deadline set by Florida prosecutors to accept a pre-trial diversion deal. → Read More

Police used fake bomb threat to install cameras in Robert Kraft sex spa case

Defense team for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says police in Florida went too far in invoking the Patriot Act to procure evidence. → Read More

Houston prosecutors drop assault case against Patriots DE Michael Bennett

Prosecutors filed a motion Wednesday to drop the felony charge of injury to the elderly levied against New England Patriots end Michael Bennett from Super Bowl LI. → Read More