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Trump's historic hush-money trial gets underway; 1st day ends without any jurors being picked

Apr. 15, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The historic hush-money trial of Donald Trump got underway Monday with the arduous process of selecting a jury to hear the case charging the former president with falsifying business records in order to stifle stories about his sex life. The day ended without any...

The Latest | First day of Trump's hush money trial adjourns with no jurors selected

Apr. 15, 2024 17:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first day of Donald Trump 's historic hush money trial ended Monday after hours of pretrial motions and an initial jury selection process that saw dozens of prospective jurors excused after they said they could not be fair or impartial. The court ultimately adjourned without...

Retrial underway for ex-corrections officer charged in Ohio inmate's death

Apr. 15, 2024 17:16 PM EDT

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Jury selection has started in the retrial of a former corrections officer charged in the death of an inmate at a county jail in northern Ohio. Mark Cooper faces a reckless homicide charge and two counts of involuntary manslaughter. The charges stem from...

First day of Trump hush money trial concludes with no jurors picked. Selection process to resume Tuesday

Apr. 15, 2024 16:47 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — First day of Trump hush money trial concludes with no jurors picked. Selection process to resume Tuesday.

Ex-youth center worker testifies that top bosses would never take kids' word over staff

Apr. 15, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — A man who oversaw staff training and investigations at New Hampshire’s youth detention center testified Monday that top-level administrators sided with staff against residents, while lower-level workers wanted to punish kids for speaking up. Virgil Bossom...

Potential jurors called into courtroom for Trump's hush money case as 1st criminal trial of a former president begins

Apr. 15, 2024 14:35 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Potential jurors called into courtroom for Trump's hush money case as 1st criminal trial of a former president begins.

Retrial scheduled in former Ohio deputy’s murder case

Apr. 15, 2024 14:23 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The retrial of a former Ohio sheriff’s deputy who was charged with murder in the killing of a 23-year-old Black man is scheduled for this fall. The Oct. 31 trial date for Jason Meade, who is white, was confirmed during a status conference held Monday by...

Former President Donald Trump arrives at court for the start of jury selection in his historic hush money trial

Apr. 15, 2024 09:03 AM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump arrives at court for the start of jury selection in his historic hush money trial.

The trial of a former Syrian general over alleged role in war crimes starts in Stockholm

Apr. 15, 2024 05:38 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The trial of a former Syrian army general over his alleged role in war crimes committed in 2012 in his home country started at a Stockholm court Monday, a first according to a human rights organization. Syria has been ravaged by civil war for over 13 years. ...

A jury of his peers: A look at how jury selection will work in Donald Trump's first criminal trial

Apr. 13, 2024 23:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's history-making criminal trial is set to start Monday with a simple but extraordinary procedural step that is vital to American democracy. A group of regular citizens — Trump's peers, in the eyes of the law — will be chosen to decide whether the former president...