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Mistrial after jury deadlock in Danny Masterson rape case

Nov. 30, 2022 21:47 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday at the rape trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson after jurors, who were leaning strongly toward acquitting him, deadlocked following the monthlong trial in which the Church of Scientology played a supporting role. ...

Jury convicts man in killings of 8 from another Ohio family

Nov. 30, 2022 20:01 PM EST

Jurors convicted a man Wednesday in the killings of eight people from another Ohio family after weighing his denials and other testimony against the word of witnesses including his brother and mother, who previously pleaded guilty for their roles. George Wagner IV, 31, was found...

Judge declares mistrial at rape trial of 'That ‘70s Show' actor Danny Masterson after jury says it's deadlocked

Nov. 30, 2022 18:26 PM EST
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Judge declares mistrial at rape trial of 'That ‘70s Show' actor Danny Masterson after jury says it's deadlocked.

Jury convicts man in killings of 8 people from another Ohio family after testimony from brother, mom who made plea deals

Nov. 30, 2022 16:51 PM EST
WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Jury convicts man in killings of 8 people from another Ohio family after testimony from brother, mom who made plea deals.

Key allegations, witnesses as Trump Org. trial winds down

Nov. 29, 2022 19:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s inaugural address clocked in at just 16 minutes. Closing arguments are slated for Thursday in his company’s criminal tax fraud case? Prosecutors and defense lawyers say those could take seven hours or more. Those...

Defense: Man had no reason to help family in killings of 8

Nov. 29, 2022 18:35 PM EST

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of helping his family kill eight members of another family had no reason to take part and wasn't even there, his attorney told trial jurors Tuesday during closing arguments. George Wagner IV, his brother and parents were charged in the 2016...

Ex-mayor, elected at age 23, loses corruption case appeal

Nov. 29, 2022 10:42 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the extortion and fraud convictions of a once-celebrated young Massachusetts mayor who was found guilty of extorting hundreds of thousands of dollars from marijuana businesses. In a ruling published on Monday, the 1st U.S. Circuit...

Jury selection starts in murder trial of Forth Worth officer

Nov. 28, 2022 18:56 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean, who in 2019 fatally shot a Black woman through a window of her own home while responding to a call about an open front door. Dean is charged with shooting and...

Ex-Border Patrol agent accused of killing 4 goes on trial

Nov. 28, 2022 18:11 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The capital murder trial began Monday of a former U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers in South Texas, telling investigators he wanted to “clean up the streets” of his border hometown. If convicted of capital murder, Juan David...

Grand jury: Deputies escalated standoff with man in crisis

Nov. 28, 2022 18:08 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Two Colorado sheriff’s deputies needlessly escalated a fatal standoff with a 22-year-old man experiencing a “mental health crisis,” leading him to brandish a knife in “a state of complete panic and self defense,” indictments released Monday showed. The death...