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Charges against Barry Bonds dismissed

Updated: September 1, 2011, 11:10 PM ET
Associated Press

U.S. District Judge Susan Illston on Thursday dismissed the three remaining charges against Barry Bonds, as requested by the government.

The U.S. Attorney's office in San Francisco filed papers Wednesday informing Illston it was dismissing the three charges of making false statements. A jury deadlocked on the three counts at Bonds' trial in April.

The deadline for prosecutors to start the process for a retrial on those charges was about 30 days away. The move allows Bonds' sentencing ...

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