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Teammate to Testify Against Plax

Giants linebacker Pierce hid gun, seeks to avoid charges

(Newser) - New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce will testify against teammate Plaxico Burress in order to avoid being charged himself, the New York Post reports. Pierce’s testimony should guarantee Burress is indicted for felony weapons possession. The receiver has been suspended for the rest of the season, and faces 3½... More »

Irate Bloomberg: Throw the Book at Plax

Mayor, NYPD upset by cover-up after accidental shooting of Giants receiver

(Newser) - Mayor Michael Bloomberg is furious at the Plaxico Burress cover-up, the New York Post reports. Bloomberg demanded the Giants receiver get no special treatment for allegedly carrying an illegal handgun, and said anything less than the 3½-year minimum sentence would be “a sham, a mockery.” He recommended... More »

Hospital Failed to Report Plaxico Gunshot to Cops

Probe widens in aftermath of self-inflicted wound

(Newser) - The New York City hospital where Giants star Plaxico Burress was treated after accidentally shooting himself in the leg failed to notify authorities about the gunshot wound, reports the New York Times. State law requires officials to report gunshot wounds to the police. An employee at the hospital, New York-Presbyterian/Weill... More »

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