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West Virginia appeals court reverses $7M jury award in Ford lawsuit involving woman's crash death

Dec. 08, 2023 17:35 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An appeals court in West Virginia on Friday reversed a $7 million award in a product liability lawsuit against the Ford Motor Co. to the family of a woman who died when her Ford Mustang was involved in a fiery crash. The West Virginia Intermediate Court of...

Ex-Philadelphia labor leader convicted of embezzling from union to pay for home renovations, meals

Dec. 07, 2023 18:43 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Philadelphia labor leader John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty and a codefendant were convicted Thursday of using more than $650,000 in union funds for personal use, marking the second conviction federal prosecutors have secured against the long-powerful figure since a...

A federal grand jury in Puerto Rico indicts three men on environmental crimes

Dec. 07, 2023 10:54 AM EST

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Three men have been indicted as part of an ongoing federal investigation into environmental crimes committed on protected land in southern Puerto Rico, authorities announced Thursday. Two of the men are accused of dumping fill material into the waters...

Jury acquits officer in Maryland county's first police murder charge in shooting handcuffed man

Dec. 06, 2023 19:38 PM EST

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland police officer was acquitted by a jury of murder and other charges Wednesday from the fatal shooting a handcuffed man. The jury acquitted Michael Owen Jr. of all four charges, including second-degree murder, first-degree assault, voluntary...

Jonathan Majors' ex describes 'substantial' pain caused by actor as defense questions her drinking

Dec. 06, 2023 19:31 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Majors’ former girlfriend testified Wednesday about the “substantial” pain she suffered after he allegedly assaulted her in the backseat of a cab this spring, as photos of the woman’s injuries were shared with a Manhattan jury for the first time. In...

Nevada grand jury indicts six Republicans who submitted certificates falsely claiming Donald Trump won the state in 2020

Dec. 06, 2023 15:24 PM EST
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada grand jury indicts six Republicans who submitted certificates falsely claiming Donald Trump won the state in 2020.

Jonathan Majors' accuser recounts night of assault, actor's 'violent temper' that left her fearful

Dec. 05, 2023 20:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Majors’ former girlfriend testified Tuesday that the actor was prone to fits of explosive rage, an escalating pattern that she said ultimately led to her assault in the backseat of a car and his career-halting arrest this past spring. During hours of...

Ex-Alaska Airlines pilot accused of trying to cut plane's engines indicted on endangerment charges

Dec. 05, 2023 20:03 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The former Alaska Airlines pilot accused of trying to cut the engines of a Horizon Air flight has been indicted on 84 endangerment charges, but is no longer charged with attempted murder, authorities said Tuesday. The district attorney’s office in Oregon’s...

Vermont day care provider convicted of causing infant's death with doses of antihistamine

Dec. 02, 2023 15:54 PM EST

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A child care provider accused of sedating an infant with an antihistamine was convicted of manslaughter, and faces up to 25 years in prison when she's sentenced. A jury on Friday convicted of Stacey Vaillancourt of manslaughter and child cruelty in the 2019...

Jury orders egg suppliers to pay $17.7 million in damages for price gouging in 2000s

Dec. 01, 2023 18:56 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury in Illinois ordered $17.7 million in damages — an amount tripled to more than $53 million under federal law — to several food manufacturing companies who had sued major egg producers over a conspiracy to limit the egg supply in the U.S. The...