Ray Rice was indicted last month for allegedly striking his fiancée unconscious in the elevator of an Atlantic City casino.  Today he went to court and plead not guilty.  Hit the jump for details on what happened…




Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice pleaded not guilty to a third-degree charge of aggravated assault and applied for a pretrial intervention program Thursday morning in Mays Landing, N.J.

The pretrial intervention program is a diversionary program which permits certain defendants (particularly first-time ones) to avoid formal prosecution.

If Rice is not approved for the program, his next court date is scheduled for May 29. Prosecutors have offered a plea agreement in which Rice would receive probation with no jail time and undergo anger management counseling.

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