Trials

Actor Bill Cosby walks out of the courtroom during a break in his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP)
June 08, 2017 - 8:28 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial heard from the comedian without him actually taking the stand Thursday as prosecutors read into the record his lurid, decade-old testimony about what he said were several sexual encounters with Andrea Constand that culminated in...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 08, 2017 - 1:43 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby acknowledged to police more than a decade ago that he fondled Andrea Constand after giving her what he said were cold-and-allergy pills to help her relax, according to a statement introduced Thursday at the comedian's sexual-assault trial. But Cosby also told...
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Defendant Michelle Carter, right, confers with her lawyer Joe Cataldo, center, as second defense attorney Cory Madera listens to testimonies. The trial of Carter proceeds in Taunton District Court in Taunton, Mass., Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She is charged with involuntary manslaughter for encouraging 18-year-old Conrad Roy, III to kill himself in July 2014. (Mark Stockwell/The Sun Chronicle via AP, Pool)
June 07, 2017 - 9:43 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A young woman charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself when they were teenagers sent a text to a friend from high school about two months after the death, saying, "It's my fault," according to testimony at her trial on Wednesday. Michelle...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2007 file photo, Steven Avery listens to testimony in the courtroom at the Calumet County Courthouse in Chilton, Wis. A lawyer is asking for a new trial for Avery, a Wisconsin man convicted in a case profiled in the "Making a Murderer" Netflix series. Attorney Kathleen Zellner filed a document Wednesday, June 7, 2017, claiming Avery's conviction was based on planted evidence and false testimony. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, Pool, File)
June 07, 2017 - 8:41 pm
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A lawyer on Wednesday asked for a new trial for a Wisconsin man convicted in a case profiled in the "Making a Murderer" Netflix series. Steven Avery's conviction was based on planted evidence and false testimony, attorney Kathleen Zellner says in a 1,272-page document she...
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June 07, 2017 - 6:12 pm
APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A lawyer is asking for a new trial for a Wisconsin man convicted in a case profiled in the "Making a Murderer" Netflix series. Attorney Kathleen Zellner filed a 1,272-page document Wednesday claiming Steven Avery's conviction was based on planted evidence and false testimony...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2017, file photo, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez stands outside the Ramsey County Courthouse while waiting for a ride in St. Paul, Minn. Opening statements are expected to begin Monday, June 5, 2017, in the trial for officer Yanez, who is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights in July 2015. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 07, 2017 - 4:37 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota officer who fatally shot a black motorist last July acted unreasonably, according to an expert on police use of force who testified Wednesday that the officer had no reason to believe that the man was a threat. Jeffrey Noble went through squad car video while...
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Diamond Reynolds, the girlfriend of Philando Castile, who live streamed his shooting on Facebook, arrives in court to resume her turn on the witness stand during the trial of police officer Jeronimo Yanez, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, at the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn. Yanez is charged in the July 6 death of Castile, a 32-year-old elementary school cafeteria worker, in a St. Paul suburb. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
June 07, 2017 - 6:58 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist told a supervisor on the scene that he didn't know where the motorist's gun was, but added that he told the motorist to get his hand off the firearm, according to audio recorded after the shooting. The audio is key...
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Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 07, 2017 - 4:21 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser said she shot down the actor's casual advances twice before she found herself paralyzed and unable to fight him off the night she took pills that he convinced her were safe herbal supplements. Andrea Constand emerged from 12 years of silence Tuesday...
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Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 07, 2017 - 12:15 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby's chief accuser said she shot down the actor's casual advances twice before she found herself paralyzed and unable to fight him off the night she took pills that he convinced her were safe herbal supplements. Andrea Constand emerged from 12 years of silence Tuesday...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2017, file photo, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez stands outside the Ramsey County Courthouse while waiting for a ride in St. Paul, Minn. Opening statements are expected to begin Monday, June 5, 2017, in the trial for officer Yanez, who is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights in July 2015. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 06, 2017 - 5:07 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist told a fellow officer afterward that he didn't know where the motorist's gun was, according to audio played Tuesday for jurors. The audio is key evidence in Officer Jeronimo Yanez's manslaughter trial in the death...
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