Headlines
Man convicted of killing football star Sean Taylor gets 57.5 years in prison

Man convicted of killing football star Sean Taylor gets 57.5 years in prison

Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Eric Rivera Jr. was convicted in November of second-degree murder and armed burglary in the 2007 death of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor, and has been sentenced to 57 years in prison.
Evan Bleier

Convicted killer of NFL's Sean Taylor gets 57.5 years in prison

MIAMI, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Eric Rivera Jr. was sentenced to 57.5 years in prison in Miami Thursday after his conviction in the 2007 death of football player Sean Taylor.

23-year-old found guilty in Sean Taylor's shooting death

MIAMI, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- A 23-year-old Florida man was found guilty of second-degree murder Monday in the 2007 shooting death of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor.
Florida man, 23, denies involvement in shooting death of NFL player

Florida man, 23, denies involvement in shooting death of NFL player

MIAMI, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- A Florida man on trial in the slaying of NFL player Sean Taylor testified he never entered Taylor's home during a botched burglary that led to Taylor's death.

Trial of Eric Rivera, accused of killing NFL star Sean Taylor, begins

MIAMI, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Evidence links Eric Rivera to the 2007 slaying of football star Sean Taylor, a prosecutor told jurors Monday as Rivera's trial began in Miami.

Jury selection begins for accused killer of football's Sean Taylor

MIAMI, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Jury selection began Tuesday in Miami in the trial of one of five men accused breaking into the home of football star Sean Taylor and killing him.
Taylor defendant wants to change plea

Taylor defendant wants to change plea

MIAMI, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- A defendant in the slaying of NFL star Sean Taylor said he didn't understand terms of his deal with prosecutors in Miami and wants to rescind his guilty plea.
Delay in plea change in Sean Taylor case

Delay in plea change in Sean Taylor case

MIAMI, June 12 (UPI) -- A defendant accused in the shooting death of Redskins defensive back Sean Taylor, will have to wait until June 19 to change his plea, the Miami Herald said.
Fifth man charged in Sean Taylor's death

Fifth man charged in Sean Taylor's death

MIAMI, May 14 (UPI) -- A fifth suspect was arrested in Florida Wednesday in the shooting death of Washington Redskins defensive back Sean Taylor.

Death penalty nixed in Sean Taylor slaying

MIAMI, May 12 (UPI) -- A lawyer for one of the accused killers of Washington Redskins player Sean Taylor says Florida prosecutors will not seek the death penalty in the case.

Report: Judge in Sean Taylor killing angry

MIAMI, March 28 (UPI) -- A detective investigating the slaying of pro football player Sean Taylor in Florida faces jail time if he doesn't get his police report done soon, a judge says.

Teammates to honor Taylor at Pro Bowl

NEW YORK, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Washington's Chris Cooley and Chris Samuels will wear the No. 21 on their jerseys at the Pro Bowl Feb. 10 to honor slain teammate Sean Taylor.
Dallas' Williams selected for Pro Bowl

Dallas' Williams selected for Pro Bowl

IRVING, Texas, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Dallas Cowboys safety Roy Williams was selected Thursday to take the NFC Pro Bowl spot of the late Washington Redskins defensive back Sean Taylor.

Report: Gun used in Taylor killing tossed

MIAMI, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- The gun used to kill Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor was dumped into the Florida Everglades shortly after he was shot, a report says.

NFL: Washington 24, Chicago 16

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 6 (UPI) -- Todd Collins came off the bench to throw for 224 yards and two touchdowns Thursday, carrying the Washington Redskins to a 24-16 victory over Chicago.

Accused Taylor killer had been party guest

MIAMI, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- One of the young men charged with killing Sean Taylor reportedly had been in the Washington Redskins star's Florida home as a guest.

Teen appears in Sean Taylor murder case

MIAMI, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- The alleged shooter in the killing of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor was held without bail following a brief court appearance in Miami Wednesday.

Three Taylor shooting suspects denied bond

MIAMI, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Bail was denied in Miami Tuesday for three of four suspects in last week's shooting death of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor.

Sean Taylor funeral attended by 3,000

MIAMI, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Nearly 3,000 people gathered at the Pharmed Arena in Miami Monday to remember slain Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor.

5th suspect sought in Taylor case

FORT MYERS, Fla., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Fort Myers, Fla., police are looking for a fifth suspect in the shooting death of Washington Redskins star Sean Taylor, it was reported Monday.

Pro players taking attacks seriously

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A series of robberies targeting professional athletes has many worried they could be next.

NFL: Buffalo 17, Washington 16

LANDOVER, Md., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Rian Lindell's 36-yard field goal with four seconds left Sunday gave Buffalo a 17-16 win over Washington on a day of tributes to the slain Sean Taylor.

Fourth suspect testifies in Taylor case

FORT MYERS, Fla., Dec. 2 (UPI) -- A fourth suspect in the shooting death of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor appeared in a Florida court via video phone from jail Sunday.

Suspects in Taylor slaying facing charges

FORT MYERS, Fla., Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The four suspects in the shooting death of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor are facing charges after allegedly confessing, it was reported Saturday.

Police arrest four in Sean Taylor death

MIAMI, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Four men were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor and a police official said they would be charged with murder.
Prev
Page 1 of 3
x
Feedback