Latest Juries News

Jury acquits ex-Ohio State football player of rape charges

Oct. 19, 2018 4:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University football player has been acquitted of rape charges. The Columbus Dispatch reports 25-year-old Bri'onte Dunn wept after the jury verdict was read Friday in a Columbus courtroom. He faced two counts of rape after a woman alleged Dunn forced her to have sex...

No grand jury indictments in death of man in police custody

Oct. 19, 2018 3:39 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury declined to issue indictments in the death of a New York City man who stopped breathing while in custody of an upstate police department, state Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Friday while releasing a report that includes police dashboard video of the man...

The Latest: Judge sets Feb. 8 sentencing for Manafort

Oct. 19, 2018 3:25 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The Latest on federal cases involving former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has a February sentencing date on fraud charges after appearing in a Virginia courtroom in a green jail jumpsuit and a...

Lawyer: Evidence shows coaches knew of NCAA family payouts

Oct. 18, 2018 7:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors Thursday to use common sense and evidence to conclude college basketball coaches like Bill Self at Kansas and Rick Pitino at Louisville knew shoe companies were paying money to families of elite athletes to steer them to their schools....

Latest: Water park 'respects' verdict in waterslide death

Oct. 18, 2018 6:28 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two maintenance workers charged with misleading investigators after a 10-year-old boy was killed on a waterslide at a Kansas water park (all times local): 5:20 p.m. An attorney for one of two maintenance workers acquitted in the waterslide death of a...

2 workers acquitted in Kansas boy's waterslide death

Oct. 18, 2018 6:12 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Two Kansas water park workers were acquitted Thursday of impeding an investigation into the 2016 death of a 10-year-old boy who was decapitated while on a ride that had been billed as the world's tallest waterslide. David Hughes and John Zalsman were found not guilty of obstruction...

Texas grand jury indicts ex-USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny on tampering charge tied to Nassar sexual assault case

Oct. 17, 2018 11:46 PM EDT
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Texas grand jury indicts ex-USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny on tampering charge tied to Nassar sexual assault case.

Jury hears closing arguments at college hoops fraud trial

Oct. 17, 2018 6:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers at a trial exploring corruption in big-time college basketball clashed in closing arguments Wednesday over the question of whether major programs were harmed by an alleged scheme to give secret cash payments to the families of top recruits. Assistant U.S. Attorney Noah Solowiejczyk...

Jury: 4 guilty in shooting that killed Olympian's daughter

Oct. 16, 2018 6:16 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Four men have been found guilty in connection with the fatal shooting of 15-year-old Trinity Gay, daughter of Olympic track star Tyson Gay. News outlets report a jury returned verdicts Monday after deliberating nearly five hours. Jurors pronounced Chazerae Taylor guilty of wanton...

Jury deliberating in fraud trial of Ponzi scheme suspect

Oct. 16, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A federal jury began deliberating Tuesday in the trial of an investment adviser charged with orchestrating a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme to finance her lavish lifestyle, including spending more than $800,000 for prayers by Hindu priests in India. At the end of Dawn Bennett's...