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Only 1 in 3 US adults think Trump acted illegally in New York hush money case, AP-NORC poll shows

Apr. 16, 2024 08:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first criminal trial facing former President Donald Trump is also the one in which Americans are least convinced he committed a crime, a new AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll finds. Only about one-third of U.S. adults say Trump did something...

Trump will return to court after first day of hush money criminal trial ends with no jurors picked

Apr. 16, 2024 08:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump will return to a New York courtroom Tuesday as a judge works to find a panel of jurors who will decide whether the former president is guilty of criminal charges alleging he falsified business records to cover up a sex scandal during the 2016 campaign. ...

What to know about the prison sentence for a movie armorer in a fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Apr. 16, 2024 01:17 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons armorer received the maximum sentence of 18 months in jail for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on a Western movie set, as authorities now turn their focus on prosecution of Baldwin himself. A...

House to send Mayorkas impeachment articles to the Senate, forcing a trial

Apr. 16, 2024 00:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Mike Johnson says he is sending impeachment charges against Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate on Tuesday, forcing senators to convene a trial on the allegations that the Homeland Security secretary has “willfully and systematically” refused to enforce existing...

Charges against Trump and Jan. 6 rioters at stake as Supreme Court hears debate over obstruction law

Apr. 16, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday is taking up the first of two cases that could affect the criminal prosecution of former President Donald Trump for his efforts to overturn his election loss in 2020. Hundreds of charges stemming from the Capitol riot also are at stake. ...

Donald Trump brings his campaign to the courthouse as his criminal hush money trial begins

Apr. 16, 2024 00:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump began his day as a criminal defendant lashing out at the judge and prosecutors, casting himself as a victim and angrily posting on social media. In other words: a familiar routine. But inside the courtroom, which was...

Gun supervisor for ‘Rust’ movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

Apr. 15, 2024 20:34 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A movie weapons supervisor was sentenced to 18 months in prison in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film “Rust,” during a hearing Monday in which tearful family members and friends gave testimonials that included calls for...

Former Marine sentenced to 9 years in prison for firebombing California Planned Parenthood clinic

Apr. 15, 2024 20:06 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former U.S. Marine was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for firebombing a Southern California Planned Parenthood clinic in 2022, federal prosecutors prosecutors said. Chance Brannon, 24, pleaded guilty in November to four felony counts, including...

Owners of a Colorado funeral home where 190 decaying bodies were found are charged with COVID fraud

Apr. 15, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A couple who owned a Colorado funeral home where authorities last year discovered 190 decaying bodies were indicted on federal charges that they misspent nearly $900,000 in pandemic relief funds on vacations, cosmetic surgery, jewelry and other personal expenses, according to court...

Judge awards $23.5 million to undercover St. Louis officer beaten by colleagues during protest

Apr. 15, 2024 19:12 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis judge on Monday awarded nearly $23.5 million to a former police officer who was beaten by colleagues while working undercover during a protest. Luther Hall was badly injured in the 2017 attack during one of several protests that followed the acquittal...