Prosecutors move to drop domestic violence charges against skier Picabo Street

SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah prosecutors moved to drop domestic violence charges against Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street after she was accused of throwing her father down the stairs and locking him in the basement of her home.Street faced misdemeanor domestic violence and assault charges after the fight with her 76-year-old father near Park City. Her lawyer contends that she was...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic skier Picabo Street gets May trial date on domestic violence charges

PARK CITY, Utah -- Olympic gold-medal skier Picabo Street is headed for a May trial on misdemeanor domestic violence charges after her lawyer said Tuesday she turned down a plea deal in the Utah case.Street was defending herself from her combative 76-year-old father and expects to be cleared of the charges at trial, defense attorney Joe Wrona said.He pushed to have a judge instead...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympian Picabo Street to argue self-defense in domestic violence case

SALT LAKE CITY -- A lawyer for Olympic gold-medalist skier Picabo Street says she will be cleared of domestic violence and assault charges because she was defending herself a December fight with her father.Attorney Joe Wrona said Thursday that he will demand a jury trial in the misdemeanor case against her.Prosecutors say Street threw her 76-year-old father down the stairs and locked...
Via Associated Press
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Former gold medalist Picabo Street allegedly beat up her father

A former U.S. Olympian went to jail recently. Picabo Street, a 2002 Gold medalist skier, was arrested last month and later charged with assault, according to the Associated Press, citing charging documents. The 44-year-old reportedly locked her 76-year-old father in the basement before calling authorities. She told police that her father had pulled her hair as a result of a fight...
Via NESN.com
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic gold medalist skier Picabo Street charged with assault

SALT LAKE CITY -- Authorities say Olympic gold medalist skier Picabo Street has been charged with assault and domestic violence stemming from a December altercation with a relative in Utah.Summit County Sheriff Sgt. Ron Bridge said Wednesday that Street is accused of assaulting a family member but didn't give further details. She was arrested on Dec. 23 after a physical altercation...
Via Associated Press
January 13, 2016  |  Discuss

US Olympian, daughter of Ohio ballplayer, healed after father's death

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) -- She's her father's daughter, no doubt. U.S. skeleton racer Katie Uhlaender is tough, fearless, determined and resilient. Just like her dad. Sadly, she didn't realize it until he was gone. A hard-nosed major league outfielder who raised his little girl to love baseball, Ted Uhlaender also taught Katie to work hard, dive headfirst into anything she...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Picabo Street: Vonn made right decision, but it's still a disappointment

Lindsey Vonn is out of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. She made the right move, but that doesn't make it any easier to stomach.
Via Fox Olympics
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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