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Woman convicted of murder conspiracy, coverup, in 2019 disappearance of Connecticut mother

Mar. 01, 2024 19:05 PM EST

A woman was convicted Friday of conspiring to murder Jennifer Dulos, a mother of five who vanished from a wealthy Connecticut enclave in 2019 and was never found. Michelle Troconis, 49, was convicted by the Stamford jury following a lengthy trial in which prosecutors laid out a case...

Mistrial declared in Delaware lawsuit blaming landscaper's cancer on use of Roundup weedkiller

Mar. 01, 2024 17:32 PM EST

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge declared a mistrial Friday in the latest lawsuit alleging that exposure to the popular weedkiller Roundup causes cancer. The ruling came about two hours after jurors sent a note saying they were unable to reach a unanimous verdict after three...

Jury convicts first rioter to enter Capitol building during Jan. 6 attack

Mar. 01, 2024 17:15 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first rioter to enter the U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6, 2021, attack was convicted on Friday of charges that he interfered with police and obstructed Congress from certifying President Joe Biden's 2020 electoral victory. Michael Sparks, 46, of...

Man already serving life sentence convicted of killing Tucson girl who vanished from parents' home

Feb. 29, 2024 18:55 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man already serving a life sentence for the 2014 death of an Arizona teenager was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the killing of another Tucson girl years earlier. Pima County Superior Court jurors also found Christopher Clements, 42, guilty of...

Writer E. Jean Carroll's lawyers urge judge to reject Trump's request to postpone $83.3M jury award

Feb. 29, 2024 15:51 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for E. Jean Carroll urged a judge Thursday to reject former President Donald Trump’s efforts to avoid posting security to secure an $83.3 million defamation award won by the writer, saying his promises to pay a judgment his lawyers predict will be overturned on appeal...

Jeffrey Epstein grand jury records from underage girl abuse probe to be released under Florida law

Feb. 29, 2024 14:44 PM EST

Grand jury transcripts from a 2006 Florida investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's abuse of dozens of underage girls will be released publicly later this year under legislation signed into law Thursday by Gov. Ron DeSantis. A local judge cited the new law in denying release of the records for now. ...

Production manager testifies about gun oversight in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin in 2021 rehearsal

Feb. 28, 2024 22:54 PM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A film-set manager increased oversight of firearm safety but was only partially aware of misfires in the days leading up to the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin during rehearsal for the Western movie “Rust,” jurors heard in courtroom testimony...

Honolulu bribery trial won't be postponed despite an investigation into a threat against a US judge

Feb. 28, 2024 21:29 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — An upcoming bribery trial against Honolulu’s former top prosecutor won’t be delayed despite an ongoing investigation into allegations that a defendant threatened the judge who had been presiding over the case, which prompted his unexpected recusal last month. ...

5 hockey players charged in Canada with sexual assault will have a jury trial

Feb. 28, 2024 16:51 PM EST

The five hockey players charged with sexual assault in Canada have asked for and been granted a trial by jury. Daniel Brown, one of the lawyers representing former NHL player Alex Formenton, confirmed the request for a jury trial in an email Wednesday to The Associated Press. ...

2 men convicted of killing Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay nearly 22 years after rap star's death

Feb. 27, 2024 22:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — More than 20 years after Run-D.M.C. star Jam Master Jay was brazenly gunned down in his recording studio, two men close to him were convicted Tuesday of murder, marking a moment authorities had long awaited in one of the hip-hop world’s most elusive cases. An...