Corruption trial for Pa. judge begins

SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Attorneys in the corruption trial of Mark Ciavarella, a former judge in Pennsylvania's Luzerne County, say they expect jury selection to take at least a week.

Man, 4 sons charged with child sex abuse

LEXINGTON, Mo., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Five members of a family living in Missouri and Iowa are facing charges they committed sex crimes against children, police say.

Officer from Moats incident has new job

STRATFORD, Texas, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Texas police officer Robert Powell has gotten a new job after being fired for stopping NFL player Ryan Moats from seeing his mother-in-law before she died.

Dallas cop resigns after traffic incident

DALLAS, April 1 (UPI) -- Dallas police officer Mike Powell resigned Wednesday following a controversial traffic stop March 17 when the mother-in-law of an NFL player died of cancer.

Dallas cop regrets stopping Moats

DALLAS, March 31 (UPI) -- A Dallas police officer says he regrets detaining Ryan Moats for a traffic violation while the NFL player's mother-in-law was dying.

Moats says officer threatened him, wife

DALLAS, March 30 (UPI) -- The wife of running back Ryan Moats says she wants a personal apology from a Dallas police officer who detained her at gunpoint while her mother lay dying.

Dallas officer involved in second incident

DALLAS, March 29 (UPI) -- The former wife of NFL linebacker Zach Thomas says she once was mistreated by Dallas police officer Robert Powell after making an illegal U-turn.
Dallas officer draws gun on NFL's Moats

Dallas officer draws gun on NFL's Moats

DALLAS, March 27 (UPI) -- Dallas police confirm that one of their officers drew a gun on Houston running back Ryan Moats and his wife outside a hospital emergency room.

Moats pulled over, misses in-law's death

PLANO, Texas, March 26 (UPI) -- Houston running back Ryan Moats' mother-in-law died in a hospital while he was getting a traffic ticket as he rushed to be with her, the Houston Chronicle said.