Bond set in Art Schlichter theft case

Updated: April 8, 2011, 6:04 PM ET
Associated Press

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Bond has been set at just over $1 million in a theft case against a former Ohio State and NFL player whose career was derailed by a gambling addiction.

Attorney Sam Shamansky says Art Schlichter had hoped to be released from jail to get treatment for the addiction. Schlichter was charged in February with stealing more than $1 million from a Columbus-area woman by deceiving her about why he took the money.

The 50-year-old Schlichter spent 10 years in prison for gambling-related ...

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