Trials

November 10, 2018 - 10:10 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors in western Pennsylvania resume deliberations next week in the federal trial of man accused of killing a woman more than four years ago to keep her from talking to them about his New Jersey-supplied heroin ring. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that jurors deliberated for...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2009 file photo, military officers escort alleged drug trafficker Vicente Zambada during his presentation to the media in Mexico City. Zambada, a former top lieutenant to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and likely witness at the Mexican drug lord's New York trial, has pleaded guilty to trafficking conspiracy in Chicago, saying in a plea agreement unsealed Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, that he will cooperate with prosecutors in hopes of a reduced sentence and protection from cartel retribution for his family. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo, File)
November 09, 2018 - 6:47 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A former top lieutenant to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman and likely witness at the Mexican drug lord's New York trial has pleaded guilty to trafficking conspiracy in Chicago, saying in a plea agreement unsealed Friday that he will cooperate with prosecutors in hopes of a reduced sentence...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Terry Thompson, accused of fatally choking John Hernandez, is shown in court in Houston. A jury on Monday, Nov. 5, convicted Thompson, the husband of a former sheriff's deputy, of murder for the strangulation death of a man the couple confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant. ( Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
November 07, 2018 - 8:47 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The husband of a former sheriff's deputy was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Wednesday for the strangulation death of a man the couple confronted outside a Houston-area restaurant. Prosecutors argued Terry Thompson wanted to kill 24-year-old John Hernandez and kept him in a...
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November 06, 2018 - 2:27 am
MUENSTER, Germany (AP) — A former SS guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp is going on trial in Germany on charges of being an accessory to murder. Johann Rehbogen, 94, is accused of working as a guard in the camp east of Danzig, which today is the Polish city of Gdansk, from June 1942 to...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017 file photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y. Jury selection has begun under tight security at the New York trial of the Mexican drug lord. Potential jurors were quizzed Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, about their attitudes on drug trafficking and how much attention they've paid to news reports about Guzman. (U.S. law enforcement via AP, File)
November 05, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection began Monday for the U.S. trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman with potential jurors, including a self-described professional Michael Jackson impersonator, quizzed about how much they knew about Guzman's reputation as a ruthless drug lord in Mexico. They were also...
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November 05, 2018 - 2:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A defense lawyer told a jury at a New York City terrorism trial that a Bangladeshi immigrant was only trying to kill himself when he set off a pipe bomb in the subway. Attorney Amy Gallicchio said Monday Akayed Ullah opposed American policies regarding Muslims in the Middle East...
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November 05, 2018 - 11:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal trial began Monday in New York City over challenges to the federal government's decision to put a citizenship question on the 2020 census. The first witness — Duke University Professor D. Sunshine Hillygus — said there was considerable evidence that adding the question...
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November 04, 2018 - 3:36 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man on trial in western Pennsylvania is accused of having killed a woman more than four years ago to keep her from talking to federal prosecutors about what they allege was his New Jersey-supplied heroin ring. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that federal prosecutors accuse...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2017 file photo, rowers paddle down the Charles River past the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. A federal judge in Boston is scheduled to hear closing arguments Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, in a highly publicized lawsuit alleging that elite Harvard discriminates against Asian-Americans. Much of the spotlight has been on affluent Chinese-Americans with stellar academic scores who say the college rejects Asians in favor of lesser-qualified applicants. They say factoring in race hurts Asian-Americans. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
November 02, 2018 - 3:13 pm
BOSTON (AP) — It's now up to a federal judge to decide whether Harvard University discriminates against Asian-Americans in its admissions process. Lawyers for both sides clashed in closing arguments Friday in a case that has reignited a debate over affirmative action. The group Students for Fair...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo Hope, left, and Mike Reilly of Pueblo, Colo., attend a news conference in reaction to the announcement that a federal lawsuit is being filed on behalf of the couple by a Washington D.C.-based group to shut down the state's $800-million-a-year marijuana industry, in Denver. A federal trial in Colorado on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018, could have far-reaching effects on the budding U.S. marijuana industry if a jury sides with the couple who say having a cannabis business as a neighbor hurts their property's value. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
October 29, 2018 - 1:41 am
DENVER (AP) — A federal trial in Colorado could have far-reaching effects on the United States' budding marijuana industry if a jury sides with a couple who say having a cannabis business as a neighbor hurts their property's value. The trial set to begin Monday in Denver is the first time a jury...
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