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Film director who was shot by Alec Baldwin says it felt like being hit by a baseball bat

Mar. 01, 2024 21:43 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie director who was shot by Alec Baldwin during a movie rehearsal — and survived — testified Friday at trial that he was approaching the cinematographer when he heard a loud bang and felt the bullet's impact. “It felt like someone had taken a...

Woman convicted of murder conspiracy, coverup, in 2019 disappearance of Connecticut mother

Mar. 01, 2024 19:05 PM EST

A woman was convicted Friday of conspiring to murder Jennifer Dulos, a mother of five who vanished from a wealthy Connecticut enclave in 2019 and was never found. Michelle Troconis, 49, was convicted by the Stamford jury following a lengthy trial in which prosecutors laid out a case...

Mistrial declared in Delaware lawsuit blaming landscaper's cancer on use of Roundup weedkiller

Mar. 01, 2024 17:32 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge declared a mistrial Friday in the latest lawsuit alleging that exposure to the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. The ruling came about two hours after jurors sent a note saying they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict after three...

Prosecutors press judge for summer trial for Trump in classified docs case, but no date set

Mar. 01, 2024 16:49 PM EST

FORT PIERCE, Fla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors pressed a federal judge Friday to schedule a trial for this summer in the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump, while defense lawyers sought to put it off until after the election. U.S. District Judge Aileen...

Federal prosecutors seek July trial for Trump in classified documents case

Feb. 29, 2024 19:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors are requesting a July 8 trial for former President Donald Trump on charges that he illegally retained and concealed classified documents. Defense lawyers say no trial should be conducted this year but proposed August 12 as an alternative possibility. ...

Man already serving life sentence convicted of killing Tucson girl who vanished from parents' home

Feb. 29, 2024 18:55 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man already serving a life sentence for the 2014 death of an Arizona teenager was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the killing of another Tucson girl years earlier. Pima County Superior Court jurors also found Christopher Clements, 42, guilty of...

Production manager testifies about gun oversight in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin in 2021 rehearsal

Feb. 28, 2024 22:54 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A film-set manager increased oversight of firearm safety but was only partially aware of misfires in the days leading up to the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust,” jurors heard in courtroom testimony...

The Supreme Court will decide whether Trump is immune from federal prosecution. Here's what's next

Feb. 28, 2024 22:08 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s decision to consider whether former President Donald Trump should be immune from prosecution in his federal 2020 election interference case could push a trial close to Election Day — or even beyond this year. The announcement Wednesday was...

Honolulu bribery trial won't be postponed despite an investigation into a threat against a US judge

Feb. 28, 2024 21:29 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — An upcoming bribery trial against Honolulu’s former top prosecutor won’t be delayed despite an ongoing investigation into allegations that a defendant threatened the judge who had been presiding over the case, which prompted his unexpected recusal last month. ...

Here's where all the cases against Trump stand as he campaigns for a return to the White House

Feb. 28, 2024 19:44 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — From allegations of plotting to overturn a lost election to illegally stowing classified documents at his Florida estate, former President Donald Trump faces four criminal indictments in four different cities as he vies to reclaim the White House. The cases,...