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Soccer star Hope Solo arrested

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Chicago Tribune photo

Police arrested Olympic gold medalist and soccer star Hope Solo on assault charges.

Police say she assaulted her sister and 17-year-old nephew during a party at her suburban Seattle home.

Officers went to the house in response to a noise complaint. They say Solo, the goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s team, appeared intoxicated and upset, and there were visible injuries to her sister and nephew.

She faces two charges of domestic violence assault.

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