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Man convicted of escaping ICE custody at NYC airport

Jun. 22, 2018 9:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Senegalese man has been convicted of escaping from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in New York's Kennedy International Airport. A jury in federal court in Brooklyn deliberated for about two hours on Friday before finding Mohamadou Lamine Mbacke guilty of the misdemeanor....

Ex-New England Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank' guilty in slaying

Jun. 22, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme was convicted Friday of killing a nightclub owner to keep him from ratting out the mobster to authorities in 1993, all but ensuring that the 84-year-old former New England Mafia boss will die behind bars. It's a fate the once feared and powerful gangster...

Australian jury deadlocked on alleged killer-driver

Jun. 22, 2018 1:03 AM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A Melbourne jury could not decide on Friday whether a man was mentally fit to stand trial on charges that he had murdered six people by driving a car through a lunch-time crowd in a pedestrian-only street in Australia's second largest city. The Victoria state Supreme Court jury...

Potential Manafort jurors could be asked about IRS, Ukraine

Jun. 21, 2018 4:38 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Prosecutors in special counsel Robert Mueller's office want to ask potential jurors at the upcoming trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort about their views of the IRS and Ukraine, among other topics. Prosecutors submitted a request Thursday to use a 20-page jury...

Jurors to resume deliberations in Mafia boss murder trial

Jun. 20, 2018 12:04 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jurors are set to resume deliberations in the case of a New England Mafia boss accused of killing a nightclub owner in 1993. Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme is charged with murder in the slaying of Steven DiSarro. Jurors failed to reach a verdict on their first day of deliberations Tuesday...

Corruption retrial begins for ex-New York Senate leader, son

Jun. 19, 2018 7:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ex-New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son returned to a Manhattan courtroom Tuesday for the start of their retrial on corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Kimba M. Wood told prospective jurors that Skelos and his son, Adam, were facing public corruption charges and she was...

Mob boss trial has brought closure, victim's family says

Jun. 19, 2018 5:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The family of a nightclub owner that a former New England Mafia boss is charged with killing said Tuesday the trial has provided the closure they have been seeking for more than two decades. Steven DiSarro's family released a statement after jurors finished their first day of deliberations in...

Jury to decide fate of elderly Mafia boss 'Cadillac Frank'

Jun. 18, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Nearly two decades ago, former New England Mafia boss Francis "Cadillac Frank" Salemme said he learned his lesson and was finished with a life of crime. It turns out the government, however, wasn't finished with him. Jurors are expected to begin deliberating Tuesday to decide whether Salemme...

The Latest: Mob boss trial deliberations to start Tuesday

Jun. 18, 2018 5:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the case against an elderly former Mafia boss (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Jurors are expected to begin deliberations Tuesday in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged with killing a nightclub owner in 1993. Attorneys gave their closing arguments Monday in the case...

Jury still deliberating in bribery trial of former lobbyist

Jun. 16, 2018 7:15 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a jury hasn't reached a verdict in the Kentucky trial of lobbyist James Sullivan in a federal bribery investigation involving state contracts. Assistant U.S. Attorney Andy Boone said deliberations will continue Monday. The investigation has already netted...