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Production manager testifies about gun oversight in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin in 2021 rehearsal

Feb. 28, 2024 22:54 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A film-set manager increased oversight of firearm safety but was only partially aware of misfires in the days leading up to the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust,” jurors heard in courtroom testimony...

Honolulu bribery trial won't be postponed despite an investigation into a threat against a US judge

Feb. 28, 2024 21:29 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — An upcoming bribery trial against Honolulu’s former top prosecutor won’t be delayed despite an ongoing investigation into allegations that a defendant threatened the judge who had been presiding over the case, which prompted his unexpected recusal last month. ...

5 hockey players charged in Canada with sexual assault will have a jury trial

Feb. 28, 2024 16:51 PM EST

The five hockey players charged with sexual assault in Canada have asked for and been granted a trial by jury. Daniel Brown, one of the lawyers representing former NHL player Alex Formenton, confirmed the request for a jury trial in an email Wednesday to The Associated Press. ...

2 men convicted of killing Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay nearly 22 years after rap star's death

Feb. 27, 2024 22:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 20 years after Run-D.M.C. star Jam Master Jay was brazenly gunned down in his recording studio, two men close to him were convicted Tuesday of murder, marking a moment authorities had long awaited in one of the hip-hop world’s most elusive cases. An...

Jurors begin deliberations in retrial of a sex offender accused of killing a 6-year-old Tucson girl

Feb. 27, 2024 20:09 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tuscon jury began deliberating Tuesday on a murder charge in the retrial of a man who already is serving a life sentence for killing a child in a separate case. Pima County Superior Court officials said the jury got the case after lawyers on both sides gave...

Suspect in New York hotel killing remains in custody without bond in Arizona stabbings

Feb. 27, 2024 20:04 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — A suspect in the killing of a woman at a New York City hotel was indicted Tuesday by a grand jury in Arizona's most populous county in the subsequent stabbing attacks of two women in the Phoenix area. The Maricopa County Attorney's office announced Raad Almansoori,...

Innocent girlfriend or murderous conspirator? Jury opens deliberations in missing mom case

Feb. 27, 2024 18:38 PM EST

Is Michelle Troconis a murderous conspirator who wanted her boyfriend's estranged wife dead and helped him cover up her killing? Or was she an innocent bystander who unwittingly became ensnared in one of Connecticut's most enduring missing person and alleged homicide cases? A state...

Manhattan DA wants gag order for Trump, seeks to play 'Access Hollywood' tape at hush-money trial

Feb. 27, 2024 07:43 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in Donald Trump’s New York hush-money criminal case asked a judge Monday to impose a gag order on the former president ahead of next month's trial, citing what they called his “long history of making public and inflammatory remarks” about people involved in his...

At trial's start, prosecutor says Brooklyn preacher lied to get rich, a claim his lawyer disputes

Feb. 26, 2024 18:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor told a jury at the start of a fraud trial Monday that a Brooklyn preacher exaggerated his ties to New York City Mayor Eric Adams and let greed overtake him as he looted a parishioner’s retirement savings and tried to extort a businessman to fuel his lavish...

Deleted texts helped convince jurors man killed trans woman because of gender ID, foreperson says

Feb. 26, 2024 17:28 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When jurors first began weighing the fate of a man charged with murdering the transgender woman he’d been seeing secretly, they had little problem concluding that he fired the gun, the jury foreperson said. The most difficult task was determining that he was...