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Jury awards more than $13 million to ultramarathon athlete injured in fall on a Seattle sidewalk

Jun. 22, 2024 19:55 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A jury awarded $13.1 million to an ultramarathon athlete who was severely injured when she fell on a Seattle sidewalk in 2021. The award by a King County jury found that the city of Seattle and the owners of an apartment building are responsible for the amount, the...

Man who attacked Nancy Pelosi’s husband also found guilty of kidnapping and faces life in prison

Jun. 21, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man sentenced to 30 years in federal prison in the attack against former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband was convicted Friday of aggravated kidnapping, a conviction that mandates life behind bars without the possibility of parole. A San Francisco jury...

NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors who convicted him

Jun. 21, 2024 15:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors on Friday urged the judge overseeing Donald Trump’s criminal hush money case to uphold provisions of a gag order that bar him from criticizing jurors and court staff, while agreeing to lift a restriction on his public statements about trial witnesses. ...

NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors but are OK lifting it for witnesses

Jun. 21, 2024 10:37 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — NY prosecutors urge judge to keep gag order blocking Trump from criticizing jurors but are OK lifting it for witnesses.

Gold bars and Sen. Bob Menendez's curiosity about their price takes central role at bribery trial

Jun. 20, 2024 21:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors showed jurors at Sen. Bob Menendez ’s trial on Thursday multiple instances when he researched the value of gold as he tried to help a New Jersey businessman who authorities say bribed him with gold and cash. The evidence about the Democrat’s online...

Jury to begin deliberating in murder trial of suburban Seattle officer who killed a man in 2019

Jun. 20, 2024 17:51 PM EDT

A suburban Seattle officer who fatally shot a homeless man in 2019 ignored his training and should be convicted of murder, a prosecutor said Thursday during the trial's closing arguments, while defense lawyers argued the officer was rightfully defending himself. Auburn police...

A DA kept Black women off a jury. California’s Supreme Court says that wasn’t racial bias

Jun. 20, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

One by one, a California prosecutor eliminated five out of six Black women from the jury pool for a death penalty case in which a white carpet cleaner slayed his client, a young mother. The attorney in Alameda County had a reason for each dismissal. He believed one, for instance,...

Jury deliberates in state case against man who attacked Nancy Pelosi's husband with hammer

Jun. 18, 2024 19:00 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A judge on Tuesday expelled from court the former partner of the conspiracy theorist charged with breaking into former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s home in 2022, banning her from the public gallery as the man's state trial wrapped up. Gypsy Taub, who has two...

Vermont man sentenced to 25 years in prison for kidnapping woman and son outside of a mall

Jun. 18, 2024 11:58 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after he was convicted of kidnapping a woman and her 4-year-old son by forcing them into her car outside a New Hampshire mall and bringing them to Vermont while he was searching for his estranged wife. ...

Judge orders retrial of civil case against contractor accused of abuse at Abu Ghraib

Jun. 14, 2024 13:52 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A judge on Friday ordered a retrial over allegations that a Virginia-based military contractor contributed to the abuse and torture of detainees at Iraq's notorious Abu Ghraib prison two decades ago. A civil trial earlier this year ended with a hung jury and...