Woman accused of trying to extort millions from Louisville coach Pitino seeks trial delay

Trial delay sought in Rick Pitino extortion case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The lawyer for a woman accused of trying to extort millions of dollars from Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino has asked a federal judge to delay her trial.

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Judge dismisses suit against Ala. antique gun collector that accused him of marking up prices

Suit against Ala. antique gun collector dismissed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A federal judge says a Louisville millionaire and an Alabama gun collector he accused of cheating him by marking up prices on world-class antique firearms have settled their dispute.

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Former Kentucky Speedway owner says he won’t be bullied by Smith into dropping antitrust case

Former Speedway owners not giving up lawsuit

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One of the former owners of Kentucky Motor Speedway says he won’t be bullied into dropping an antitrust lawsuit against NASCAR by new track owner Bruton Smith.

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Ex-Marines say ex-soldier on trial served in harsh setting, lacked leadership to help judgment

Jury told conditions harsh for ex-GI before attack

PADUCAH, Ky. — A former soldier who could be sentenced to death for rape and murder in Iraq had an unusually stressful combat tour in a unit that suffered heavy casualties and didn’t get sufficient Army leadership, two former Marine officers testified Wednesday.

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Woman enters not guilty plea to trying to extort money from Louisville coach Rick Pitino

Woman pleads not guilty in Pitino extortion case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A woman accused of trying to extort millions of dollars from Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino pleaded not guilty Wednesday. She later defiantly announced she “will not break” while surrounded by supporters on the courthouse steps.

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Woman pleads not guilty to trying to extort money from Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino

Woman pleads not guilty to trying to extort Pitino

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A woman accused of trying to extort millions from Louisville men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino has entered a not guilty plea in federal court in Louisville.

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Witness says ex-soldier convicted in slaying unfit for combat zone, had poor stress treatment

Witness: Ex-soldier had PTSD, was unfit for combat

PADUCAH, Ky. — A former soldier who could be sentenced to death should have been removed from a combat zone known as the “Triangle of Death” three months before he raped and killed a teenage girl in Iraq, a psychiatrist testified Tuesday.

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Witness says ex-soldier convictd in slayings had brain damage in area that controls impulses

Witness: Ex-soldier had impulse control issues

PADUCAH, Ky. — An ex-soldier who could be sentenced to death for raping and killing a teenage girl in Iraq has brain damage that can make it difficult to control impulses and process information in chaotic situations, a neurological expert testified Tuesday.

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Prosecutor: Grief and stress no excuse for former soldier accused of killing Iraqi family

Prosecutor: Stress no excuse for Iraq family slay

PADUCAH, Ky. — A prosecutor on Wednesday told jurors the slaying of an Iraqi civilian family, incuding a teen daughter who was raped, was a “planned, premeditated crime,” and asked the panel to convict an ex-soldier of crimes that could bring him the death penalty.

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Prosecutor: Grief and stress no excuse for former soldier accused of killing Iraqi family

Prosecutor: Stress no excuse for Iraq slayings

PADUCAH, Ky. — A prosecutor on Wednesday told jurors the slaying of an Iraqi family, including a teen daughter who was raped, was premeditated and asked the panel to convict an ex-soldier of crimes that could bring him the death penalty.

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