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Alec Baldwin's criminal case was about ammunition at its shocking beginning and its sudden end

Jul. 14, 2024 00:12 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The criminal case against Alec Baldwin was about the handling of bullets from the beginning. And the handling of bullets brought it to an end. When cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed nearly three years ago on the New Mexico set of the film...

Inside the courtroom as case dismissed against Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting of cinematographer

Jul. 13, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A nearly three-year legal saga for Alec Baldwin in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer ended Friday without a verdict but with tears of relief for the actor and a small coterie of family who had settled into a somber daily routine on wooden benches inside a windowless...

Argentina charges 2 visiting French rugby players in a harrowing case of alleged sexual assault

Jul. 12, 2024 23:41 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Prosecutors charged two French rugby players with aggravated sexual assault Friday, the latest development in the case of a woman who said she was repeatedly raped by the athletes after they took her to their hotel room and prevented her from leaving. ...

Alec Baldwin weeps in court as judge announces involuntary manslaughter case is dismissed midtrial

Jul. 12, 2024 22:27 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge on Friday brought a sudden and stunning end to the involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin, dismissing it in the middle of the actor's trial and saying it cannot be filed again. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer dismissed the case based...

Alec Baldwin's involuntary manslaughter case has been dismissed. Here's key things to know

Jul. 12, 2024 19:13 PM EDT

A judge's surprise ruling has ended the prosecution of Alec Baldwin nearly three years after cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed on the New Mexico set of the film “Rust." The ruling, which came in the trial's fourth day, was a surprise end to case that had already...

Jury ends first day of deliberations in US Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption trial without a verdict

Jul. 12, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury finished its first three hours of deliberations Friday without reaching a verdict in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, who is accused of taking bribes and being a foreign agent for the Egyptian government. As he left the courthouse...

Federal judge refuses to block Biden administration rule on gun sales in Kansas, 19 other states

Jul. 12, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge in Kansas has refused to block the nationwide enforcement of a Biden administration rule requiring firearms dealers to do background checks of buyers at gun shows, leaving Texas as the only state so far where a legal challenge has succeeded. U.S....

Things to know about the Karen Read murder case, which could go to a retrial

Jul. 12, 2024 15:27 PM EDT

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts say they plan to retry Karen Read for the death of her Boston police officer boyfriend. She’s accused of striking him with her SUV and leaving him to die in a snowstorm. The judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn't agree. ...

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...