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Michael Cohen to face more grilling as Trump's hush money trial enters its final stretch

May. 20, 2024 00:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's hush money trial is heading into the final stretch, with prosecutors' last and star witness back on the stand Monday for more grilling before the former president's lawyers get their chance to put on a case. The landmark trial will kick back off in...

What we've learned so far in the Trump hush money trial and what to watch for as it wraps up

May. 19, 2024 07:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Testimony in the hush money trial of Donald Trump is set to conclude in the coming days, putting the landmark case on track for jury deliberations that will determine whether it ends in a mistrial, an acquittal — or the first-ever felony conviction of a former American...

Sentencing trial set to begin for Florida man who executed 5 women at a bank in 2019

May. 19, 2024 01:31 AM EDT

Zephen Xaver walked into a central Florida bank in 2019, fatally shot five women and then called police to tell them what he did. Now 12 jurors will decide whether the 27-year-old former prison guard trainee is sentenced to death or life without parole. Jury selection is scheduled...

Jury finds Chicago police officer not guilty in girlfriend's 2021 shooting death

May. 18, 2024 10:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer has been acquitted in the 2021 fatal shooting of a woman who was the mother of his child. A Cook County jury on Friday found Pierre Tyler, 32, not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of 29-year-old Andris Wofford. ...

Man gets 30 years in prison for attacking ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer

May. 17, 2024 23:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The man who broke into the home of then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi seeking to hold her hostage and bludgeoned her husband with a hammer was sentenced Friday to 30 years in prison. But prosecutors later filed a motion saying the court failed to offer the...

Jury finds Honolulu's former top prosecutor and 5 others not guilty in a federal bribery case

May. 17, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — A jury found Honolulu's former top prosecutor not guilty Friday in a bribery case that alleged employees of an engineering and architectural firm bribed him with campaign donations in exchange for his prosecution of a former company employee. A U.S. grand jury...

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott gave few pardons before rushing to clear Army officer who killed a protester

May. 17, 2024 20:56 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In issuing a full pardon to a former Army sergeant convicted of murder in the shooting death of an armed Black Lives Matter protestor, Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pushed a limited executive power to its absolute limit to get a desired outcome in a politically charged...

Judge pushes decision to next week on Alec Baldwin's indictment in fatal 2021 shooting

May. 17, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge plans to rule next week on a grand jury indictment against Alec Baldwin in the fatal shooting on the set of “Rust," after hearing arguments Friday that the proceedings were unfair to the defendant. The indictment in January charged Baldwin...

Google wants judge, not jury, to decide upcoming antitrust case in Virginia

May. 17, 2024 09:50 AM EDT

Google on Thursday asked that a judge, rather than a jury, decide whether it violated U.S. antitrust laws by building a monopoly on the technology that powers online advertising. To bolster its case, the tech giant wrote a multimillion-dollar check to the U.S. government that it...

Michael Cohen pressed on his crimes and lies as defense attacks key Trump hush money trial witness

May. 17, 2024 04:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's lawyers accused the star prosecution witness in his hush money trial of lying to jurors, portraying Trump fixer-turned-foe Michael Cohen on Thursday as a serial fabulist who is bent on seeing the presumptive Republican presidential nominee behind bars. ...