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Prince Andrew seeks jury trial if Giuffre suit not dismissed

Jan. 26, 2022 15:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prince Andrew wants a jury to decide a lawsuit by a sexual assault accuser if he can't get the case dismissed altogether, his lawyers said in court papers Wednesday. Virginia Giuffre, an American, has accused the British royal of sexually abusing her when she was 17...

Jury awards Cardi B $1.25 million in defamation lawsuit

Jan. 25, 2022 16:10 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal jury in Atlanta has awarded $1.25 million to Cardi B in a defamation lawsuit against a celebrity news blogger who she says posted videos falsely stating the Grammy-winning rapper used cocaine, had contracted herpes and engaged in prostitution. The jury on...

Jury selection starting in Nashville Waffle House shooting

Jan. 25, 2022 14:56 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jury selection began Tuesday in the murder trial of a man who killed four people at a Nashville Waffle House with an assault-style rifle in April 2018. Police said Travis Reinking, 32, was naked save for a green jacket when he opened fire inside the...

Fired officer who apologized for assault seeking acquittal

Jan. 24, 2022 20:12 PM EST

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The former South Carolina police officer who apologized after attacking a Black man seemingly without provocation during an arrest last year now wants a jury to acquit him of a misdemeanor charge stemming from the incident. A jury heard opening statements and...

Ex-cop in Taylor raid seeks partial media ban ahead of trial

Jan. 24, 2022 19:08 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for a former Kentucky police officer involved in the raid that left Breonna Taylor dead are seeking to ban news outlets from part of the jury selection process ahead of his criminal trial. Former Louisville Metro Police Officer Brett Hankison is the...

Avenatti cast as both thief, generous lawyer at NYC trial

Jan. 24, 2022 18:09 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — California lawyer Michael Avenatti stole nearly $300,000 in book proceeds from porn star Stormy Daniels to pay employees at his debt-ridden law firm and to fund his personal expenses, a prosecutor told jurors as the once high-flying attorney's third criminal trial in two years...

Judges approve special grand jury in Georgia election probe

Jan. 24, 2022 16:57 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Judges have approved a request for a special grand jury by the Georgia prosecutor who's investigating whether former President Donald Trump and others broke the law by trying to pressure Georgia officials to throw out Joe Biden's presidential election victory. ...

Special grand jury to be seated in probe into whether Trump, others broke law by pressuring Georgia election officials

Jan. 24, 2022 16:41 PM EST
ATLANTA (AP) — Special grand jury to be seated in probe into whether Trump, others broke law by pressuring Georgia election officials.

Judge: Jurors can see school shooter's Instagram photos

Jan. 24, 2022 16:13 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The gunman who killed 17 at a Florida high school four years ago had no expectation of privacy when he posted disturbing photographs to a public Instagram account before his rampage and prosecutors can use them in his upcoming penalty trial, a judge ruled at a hearing...

Nevada high court: Racial comments tainted Black man's trial

Jan. 21, 2022 19:47 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court has thrown out the conviction of a Black man who was found guilty in Elko of attempted murder and other violent felonies, ruling that his jury was tainted by “harmful racial stereotypes” during pretrial questioning by his defense attorney. ...