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Six years after the Parkland school massacre, the bloodstained building will finally be demolished

Jun. 13, 2024 05:17 AM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The three-story building where 17 people died in the 2018 mass shooting at Parkland's Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School looms over campus behind a screened fence, a horrific and constant reminder to students, teachers, the victims' families and passersby. ...

Donald Trump's lawyers press judge to lift gag order in wake of ex-president's felony conviction

Jun. 12, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers are amplifying their calls to end the gag order that bars the former president from commenting about witnesses, jurors and others tied to the Manhattan criminal trial that ended in his conviction last month for falsifying records to cover up a potential...

Man convicted in killings of 8 from another Ohio family seeks new trial

Jun. 12, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

A man convicted in the killings of eight people from another Ohio family is seeking a new trial. George Wagner IV made the request in a filing Monday with the Ohio Court of Appeals. He claims there were several errors during his 2022 trial in which he was found guilty of all 22...

Entrapment in play as appeals court looks at plot to kidnap Michigan governor

Jun. 12, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An appeals court is raising major questions about the trial of two key figures in a plot to kidnap Michigan's governor — and putting federal prosecutors on the defensive as the government tries to preserve the extraordinary guilty verdicts. After hearing arguments...

Ex-Australia rugby league star Jarryd Hayne wins an appeal against his rape conviction

Jun. 11, 2024 23:05 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Ex-Australian rugby league international Jarryd Hayne had his rape conviction overturned on appeal Wednesday and was released from his year-long stay in jail. The New South Wales Court of Criminal Appeal ruled that a judge erred in not allowing the complainant to be...

What's next for Hunter Biden after his conviction on federal gun charges

Jun. 11, 2024 20:26 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Hunter Biden's legal woes are not over after his conviction on three felony firearms charges in a trial that put a spotlight on his drug-fueled past. Now, President Joe Biden's son faces sentencing, and another criminal trial on tax charges in the middle of...

Key witness at bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez faces grueling day of cross-examination

Jun. 11, 2024 18:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The prosecution's prized turncoat witness at the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez was politely combative Tuesday as defense lawyers tried to poke holes in his testimony and portray him as a habitual liar. Jose Uribe spent a third day on the witness stand, a...

President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden, is convicted of all 3 felonies in federal gun trial

Jun. 11, 2024 18:20 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Hunter Biden was convicted Tuesday of all three felony charges related to the purchase of a revolver in 2018 when, prosecutors argued, the president’s son lied on a mandatory gun-purchase form by saying he was not illegally using or addicted to drugs. ...

Manhattan DA Alvin Bragg and Trump prosecutor Matthew Colangelo will appear before Congress July 12

Jun. 11, 2024 14:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg has agreed to testify before Congress on July 12, a day after former President Donald Trump’s sentencing in his hush money trial. A spokesperson for Bragg's office confirmed Tuesday that he will appear before the House...

President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden is convicted of all 3 felony charges in federal gun trial

Jun. 11, 2024 11:24 AM EDT
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden is convicted of all 3 felony charges in federal gun trial.