Latest Juries News

Planned Parenthood awarded $2.3 million for secret videos

Nov. 15, 2019 7:26 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal jury found Friday that an anti-abortion activist illegally secretly recorded workers at Planned Parenthood clinics and is liable for violating federal and state laws. The jury ordered him, the Center for Medical Progress and other parties to pay nearly $2.3 million in...

Jury rules USA Swimming not liable in sexual abuse case

Nov. 15, 2019 7:20 PM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A jury in California has ruled that USA Swimming was not negligent in the case of a former coach who sexually abused a 13-year-old swimmer, although she will receive $1,125,000 from two USA Swimming affiliates in a civil lawsuit. In the criminal case, former Stockton Swim club coach...

Real estate heiress who posted $35M bail acquitted of murder

Nov. 15, 2019 6:21 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area real estate heiress who was under house arrest on $35 million bail for more than two years plans to reconnect with her children and visit family in China after a jury acquitted her of killing the father of her kids, her attorney said Friday. After deliberating...

The Latest: Attorney says acquitted heiress plans to travel

Nov. 15, 2019 4:18 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a California real estate heiress charged with killing her children’s father (all times local): 1:20 p.m. An attorney for a San Francisco Bay Area heiress acquitted of killing the father of her children says his client plans to travel and reconnect with...

Roger Stone guilty of witness tampering, lying to Congress

Nov. 15, 2019 4:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — He was proud of his reputation as a practitioner of political dirty tricks and frequently boasted about the extent of his contacts and the depth of his insider information. Now Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, faces a prison sentence for a collection of...

Jury reaches verdict in trial of Trump ally Roger Stone, who’s charged with lying to Congress and witness tampering

Nov. 15, 2019 11:47 AM EST
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury reaches verdict in trial of Trump ally Roger Stone, who’s charged with lying to Congress and witness tampering.

Jury acquits 2 in Georgia drug house shooting

Nov. 15, 2019 11:04 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — A jury has acquitted two Georgia men of murder charges in a drug house shooting after defense lawyers argued they opened fire in self-defense. Jurors in Columbus on Wednesday found Andrew Joshua Scarborough and Thomas Joseph “T.J.” Meade not guilty in the 2017 shooting...

Federal jury convicts ex-deputy of distributing drugs

Nov. 15, 2019 9:27 AM EST

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A jury has convicted a former West Virginia sheriff's deputy on federal drug distribution charges. The Exponent Telegram reports jurors deliberated for four hours before returning the verdict Thursday night against former Harrison County Deputy Tim Rock. Prosecutors had called Rock...

Charges against GOP operative Roger Stone now before jury

Nov. 14, 2019 5:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jury deliberations will extend into a second day in the trial of Roger Stone, a veteran Republican political operative charged with lying to Congress and other charges stemming from the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Jurors on Thursday concluded about 6 hours of...

Jury says man convicted in officer murder should get death

Nov. 14, 2019 4:05 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury has decided that a man they convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Pennsylvania police officer should get the death penalty. The jury reached the unanimous verdict Thursday against 31-year-old Rahmael Sal Holt. Holt was convicted Tuesday in the November 2017...