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Snowstorm causes delay at Pittsburgh official's trial

Nov. 12, 2019 1:14 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit trial of an elected official from Pittsburgh is off to a slow start because of a snowstorm. Jury selection began Tuesday, but the judge ran out of candidates. The National Weather Service says more than 9 inches (22.8 centimeters) of snow fell Monday and Tuesday in southeastern...

2nd trial for Arizona activist accused of harboring migrants

Nov. 12, 2019 1:11 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jury selection started Tuesday in the second trial against an Arizona border activist accused of harboring migrants who sneaked across the U.S.-Mexico border. Scott Warren, 37, contends he was fulfilling his mission as a humanitarian when he helped two Central American men at a camp...

The Latest: Jury selection starts in activist's second trial

Nov. 12, 2019 12:43 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the second trial against a border activist accused of harboring immigrants (all times local): 10:43 a.m. Jury selection has begun in the second trial against a border activist on accusations that he harbored two immigrant men who had crossed the U.S.-Mexico border...

Jury convicts on 1 manslaughter charge, deadlocks on another

Nov. 9, 2019 3:35 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who argued self-defense in the shooting deaths of two men last year in Philadelphia has been convicted of voluntary manslaughter in one death, but jurors deadlocked on a second manslaughter charge. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that jurors convicted 23-year-old Steven Bennett...

Eric Trump reports for jury duty in Manhattan

Nov. 7, 2019 2:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's son Eric has reported for jury duty in New York. The Daily News reports that at least three Secret Service agents joined Eric Trump on Thursday at the Lower Manhattan building that houses New York state civil and criminal courts. Trump's name was called for the jury...

Jury convicts Texas man in shooting, beheading of roommate

Nov. 5, 2019 7:52 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A jury has found a North Texas man guilty of capital murder in the fatal shooting and beheading of his roommate and fatal shooting of the roommate's 17-year-old girlfriend as she tried to flee. The Tarrant County jury deliberated for more than five hours in Fort Worth before...

Roger Stone leaves Day 1 of trial early over food poisoning

Nov. 5, 2019 4:51 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The trial of Roger Stone, the flamboyant former confidant of President Donald Trump, kicked off Tuesday amid a host of medical issues involving both the defendant and a spectator. Shortly after jury selection began, the courtroom had to be cleared for more than a half hour when a man...

Oklahoma officer convicted of 2nd-degree murder in shooting

Nov. 4, 2019 9:37 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A jury on Monday found an Oklahoma City police officer guilty of second-degree murder in the shooting death of a suicidal man who was threatening to set himself on fire. The jury deliberated about 5½ hours before finding Sgt. Keith Sweeney guilty in the Nov. 15, 2017, death of...

Jury convicts Oklahoma police officer of second-degree murder in shooting of man who threatened to set himself on fire

Nov. 4, 2019 9:00 PM EST
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jury convicts Oklahoma police officer of second-degree murder in shooting of man who threatened to set himself on fire.

New charges for ex-trooper accused of sexually assaulting 6

Nov. 4, 2019 6:24 PM EST

EATON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio state trooper accused of sexually assaulting motorists is facing additional charges after more people have come forward. Former trooper Christopher Ward is accused of sexually assaulting five people while he was on the job and a sixth person who is a minor, according to...