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Harvey Weinstein retrial in NYC tentatively set for November

Jul. 19, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday tentatively scheduled Harvey Weinstein's planned retrial on rape and sexual assault charges to begin on Nov. 12. Weinstein wore an American flag pin on his jacket during a brief court appearance in Manhattan that was delayed by more than 90 minutes...

Jury convicts Honolulu businessman of 13 counts, including murder in aid of racketeering

Jul. 19, 2024 15:53 PM EDT

Jurors in the federal racketeering trial of Michael Miske found him guilty Thursday of 13 of 16 counts, including racketeering conspiracy and murder in aid of racketeering in connection to the 2016 killing of Johnathan Fraser. Some spectators cried and others uttered a quiet...

New judge sets ground rules for long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug

Jul. 19, 2024 15:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The new judge presiding over the racketeering and gang prosecution of rapper Young Thug and several other defendants said Friday she plans to move forward expeditiously with the trial, which has already dragged on for more than a year. Fulton County Superior Court...

Man cleared of premeditated murder in Detroit synagogue leader's death but could face 2nd trial

Jul. 18, 2024 15:29 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A jury on Thursday acquitted a man of first-degree premeditated murder in the killing of a Detroit synagogue leader but couldn't reach a verdict on a separate murder charge, setting up a possible retrial in the highly publicized case. Deliberations lasted five days...

A Georgia death row inmate says a prosecutor hid a plea deal with a key witness, tainting his trial

Jul. 17, 2024 15:01 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys for a Georgia inmate sent to death row 25 years ago are accusing a prosecutor of hiding a deal that they contend casts doubt on the credibility of a crucial trial witness. Warren King was sentenced to death in September 1998 after an Appling County...

Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

Jul. 16, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former TV personality Carlos Watson was convicted Tuesday in a federal financial conspiracy case about Ozy Media, an ambitious startup that collapsed after another executive impersonated a YouTube executive to hype the company’s success. Watson, 53, had been free...

Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

Jul. 16, 2024 19:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez was convicted of all charges Tuesday in a sweeping corruption trial in which he was accused of accepting bribes of gold and cash from three New Jersey businessmen and acting as an agent for the Egyptian government. A jury in Manhattan...

Jury in Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial has reached a verdict, to be read in court soon, court spokesperson says

Jul. 16, 2024 12:42 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury in Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial has reached a verdict, to be read in court soon, court spokesperson says.

Expert calls NRA's spending policies a 'dumpster fire' as gun group's civil trial begins a new phase

Jul. 15, 2024 20:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The second phase of the trial in a civil lawsuit against the National Rifle Association began Monday in Manhattan, with New York Attorney General Letitia James seeking an independent monitor to oversee the powerful gun rights group's finances. In addition, the...

Jury finishes 2nd day of deliberations without a verdict at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial

Jul. 15, 2024 17:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury deliberating over 18 charges at the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez in New York City asked the judge on Monday if unanimity is required to acquit “on a single count.” Hours later they recessed for the day without reaching a verdict. The jurors sent...