Latest Juries News

Jury hits pork giant for $50M for hog operation's nuisance

Apr. 26, 2018 6:04 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal jury on Thursday awarded more than $50 million in damages to neighbors of an industrial hog operation found responsible for intense smells, noise and other disturbances so bad people couldn't enjoy their rural homes. Jurors on Thursday awarded the 10 neighbors of a...

'The real Bill Cosby': Comedian convicted of sexual assault

Apr. 26, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-in-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America's Dad. Cosby, 80,...

The Latest: Cosby's alma mater to reconsider honorary degree

Apr. 26, 2018 5:30 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Bill Cosby's alma mater says it will reconsider an honorary degree awarded to the comedian more than two decades ago. Temple University in Philadelphia made the announcement Thursday after a jury found...

Jury awards $67M to ex-miners who used defective dust masks

Apr. 26, 2018 4:39 AM EDT

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Two former coal miners in Kentucky who claimed defective dust masks led to their debilitating black-lung disease were awarded $67.5 million in damages in their civil lawsuit. The Lexington Herald-Leader reported Wednesday that a Knott County jury awarded $62.5 million in punitive...

No verdict from Cosby jury; defense lawyers slammed

Apr. 25, 2018 11:32 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ended a marathon first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict Wednesday as his lawyers came under heavy criticism for what some called a blatant attempt to "victim-shame" the parade of women who have leveled accusations against...

The Latest: Cosby jury ends Day 1 without a verdict

Apr. 25, 2018 9:47 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial have finished their first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict. The jury outside Philadelphia worked more than 10 hours before calling it a night...

Jury deliberations begin in fraud trial of bank executives

Apr. 25, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — After a six-week trial, jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the fraud and conspiracy case against four former executives of the only financial institution to be criminally charged in connection with the federal bank bailout program. The judge gave the case to the jury after...

Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial

Apr. 25, 2018 11:18 AM EDT
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jury begins deliberations in Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial.

Federal grand jury indicts South Carolina prison guards and workers in contraband ring weeks after 7 killed in riots

Apr. 25, 2018 10:10 AM EDT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal grand jury indicts South Carolina prison guards and workers in contraband ring weeks after 7 killed in riots.

Jury in Bill Cosby case to begin deliberating on Wednesday

Apr. 24, 2018 7:15 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial will begin deliberating Wednesday after a searing day of closing arguments in which the comedian was variously portrayed as a calculating predator who is finally being brought to justice, or the victim of a multimillion-dollar frame-up...