Legal experts: Roethlisberger accuser will have hard time with jury, but settlement possible

Legal experts: Big Ben may pay even if innocent

RENO, Nev. — The woman accusing Ben Roethlisberger of raping her last summer will have a difficult time convincing a judge and jury she was assaulted in the star quarterback’s penthouse hotel room partly because she never reported it to police and waited a year to file a civil lawsuit.

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Smoky casino prompts lawsuit from former Las Vegas blackjack dealer

Former blackjack dealer suing casino over smoke

LAS VEGAS — A former Caesars Palace blackjack dealer is suing the resort and parent company Harrah’s Entertainment for allegedly not doing enough to protect workers from secondhand smoke.

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Roethlisberger says he knew nothing of Nevada casino hostess’ claims he raped her a year ago

Roethlisberger says he’ll fight rape allegations

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger vowed Thursday to fight a Lake Tahoe casino hostess’ rape allegations against him, calling them “false and vicious.”

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Roethlisberger calls rape claims by casino hostess in Lake Tahoe “reckless and false”

Roethlisberger says he did not rape casino hostess

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said Thursday allegations by a Lake Tahoe casino hostess that he raped her a year ago are “reckless and false.”

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Roethlisberger to respond publicly to Nevada woman’s lawsuit alleging he raped her in 2008

Roethlisberger to respond to rape allegations

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is set to speak out today for the first time since being accused of raping a woman at a Lake Tahoe hotel-casino a year ago.

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Nevada law enforcement has no plans to investigate rape claim against Roethlisberger

Deputy: No plans to investigate Roethlisberger

RENO, Nev. — Law enforcement officials in Nevada have no intention of opening a criminal investigation into allegations Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger raped a woman at a Lake Tahoe hotel-casino a year ago, the sheriff’s department said Wednesday.

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Roethlisberger’s lawyer denies lawsuit claim that Steelers QB sexually assaulted woman in ‘08

Roethlisberger accused of sex assault in lawsuit

RENO, Nev. — A woman has filed a lawsuit accusing Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger of raping her last summer in his penthouse hotel room at a casino in Lake Tahoe during a celebrity golf tournament.

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Steelers QB Roethlisberger 1 of 9 defendants named in lawsuit filed by Nevada woman

Roethlisberger listed as defendant in Nev. lawsuit

RENO, Nev. — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit filed by a woman in Nevada.

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Former NBA all-star Antoine Walker appears in Las Vegas court in casino gambling debt case

Ex-NBA star appears in Vegas court in debt case

LAS VEGAS — Former NBA all-star Antoine Walker said nothing in a Las Vegas court Monday about criminal charges that he failed to repay $822,500 in casino gambling debts.

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Murder of Los Angeles woman on Mexico cruise, husband’s arrest stun neighbors, friends

Friends shocked as LA man charged in wife’s murder

SAN DIEGO — They were former high school sweethearts who found each other decades later and renewed their love. Robert and Shirley McGill were marking their 55th birthdays just days into their luxurious Mexican cruise when she was found beaten to death in their cabin.

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