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Jury deliberations begin in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, who is accused of taking bribes and being a foreign agent

Jul. 12, 2024 14:12 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury deliberations begin in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, who is accused of taking bribes and being a foreign agent.

Prosecutors in Karen Read case argue against dismissing any charges

Jul. 12, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in the Karen Read murder case filed a motion Friday, arguing against dropping any charges after her mistrial. Read was accused of ramming into her Boston police officer boyfriend with her SUV and leaving him for dead in a snowstorm in January 2022. Her...

Alec Baldwin trial on hold as judge considers defense request to dismiss case over disputed ammo

Jul. 12, 2024 13:47 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Alec Baldwin ’s involuntary manslaughter trial in New Mexico was put on hold Friday while the judge considers a defense motion to dismiss the case over disputed ammunition evidence. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer sent the jury home for the day and told them to...

New York jury ready to start deliberations at Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial

Jul. 12, 2024 13:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York jury was expected to begin deliberations around midday Friday in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez in New York City after a judge finishes reading them instructions on the law. The trial has played out for the past two months in Manhattan federal...

Trump lawyers press judge to overturn hush money conviction after Supreme Court immunity ruling

Jul. 11, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers are imploring a New York judge to overturn his hush money conviction and dismiss the case, arguing his historic trial was “tainted” by evidence that shouldn't have been allowed because of the Supreme Court’s recent presidential immunity ruling. ...

Jury acquits former Indiana officer of trying to cover up another officers' excessive use of force

Jul. 11, 2024 19:04 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury has acquitted a former Muncie police officer accused of trying to cover up another officer’s use of excessive force, bringing an end to his third trial in the case. The jury issued the verdict in Corey Posey's case on Wednesday, the Indianapolis...

Jury to begin deliberations Friday in bribery trial of New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez

Jul. 11, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury was told Thursday it will begin deliberating criminal charges against Sen. Bob Menendez at his bribery trial on Friday after hearing instructions on the law. Judge Sidney H. Stein began after 4 p.m. to read the instructions to jurors who heard...

License suspension extended for 2 years for a trucker acquitted in a deadly motorcycle crash

Jul. 11, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A commercial truck driver who was acquitted in the 2019 deaths of seven motorcyclists won't be eligible to get his license back for another two years, New Hampshire safety officials said. A jury in 2022 found Volodymyr Zhukovskyy not guilty of multiple...

Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter trial starts with witnesses recalling chaotic set shooting

Jul. 10, 2024 21:08 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A defense attorney told jurors Wednesday that the shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was an “unspeakable tragedy” but that “ Alec Baldwin committed no crime; he was an actor, acting.” Baldwin's lawyer Alex Spiro emphasized in his...

Sen. Bob Menendez's lawyer cites patriotism as a reason to acquit his client

Jul. 10, 2024 18:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez's lawyer cited patriotism as a reason to acquit his client Wednesday, telling a federal jury that it would be a “win for this country” if it rejects the government’s bribery case against the Democrat. “This case, it dies here today,”...