Country star Travis pleads not guilty to assault

The Associated Press, Friday, December 21, 2012, 11:17am (PST)
  • PLANO, Texas (AP) — Country star Randy Travis has pleaded not guilty to simple assault and faces trial March 11 in a Dallas-area municipal court.

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    On Friday, Travis appeared in a Plano courtroom with his attorneys, and asked for a jury trial.

    Plano police cited Travis following an Aug. 23 incident in a church parking lot in which he allegedly intervened in an argument involving a woman he knows and her estranged husband. Nobody was hurt.

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    Travis, when asked Friday by WFAA-TV to comment about his recent legal troubles, said people shouldn't believe everything they might hear or read.

    Travis was arrested Aug. 7 in North Texas on charges of driving while intoxicated and retaliation or obstruction, for allegedly threatening officers. He was arrested last February in Sanger for public intoxication.

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