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Jurors could soon decide the fate of Idaho man charged in triple-murder case

May. 29, 2024 01:11 AM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Prosecutors will make their final arguments to jurors on Wednesday in the case of an Idaho man accused of killing his wife and his new girlfriend’s two youngest children. The trial of Chad Daybell has already lasted roughly two months, featuring testimony from...

Rallies and debates used to define campaigns. Now they're about juries and trials

May. 29, 2024 00:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump has been sitting for hours a day in a Manhattan courtroom, where his hush-money trial is nearing its end. On Monday, a trial is set to begin in Wilmington, Delaware, for President Joe Biden's son Hunter, who is accused of lying on a...

Jury in Trump's hush money case to begin deliberations after hearing instructions from judge

May. 29, 2024 00:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors in Donald Trump's hush money trial are expected to begin deliberations Wednesday after receiving instructions from the judge on the law and the factors they may consider as they strive to reach a verdict in the first criminal case against a former American president. ...

Prosecutor says Trump tried 'to hoodwink voters' while defense attacks key witness in last arguments

May. 28, 2024 22:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump engaged in a conspiracy “to hoodwink voters” in 2016, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday during closing arguments in the former president’s hush money trial, while a defense lawyer branded the star witness as the “greatest liar of all time” and pressed the...

Cohen's credibility, campaigning at court and other takeaways from Trump trial's closing arguments

May. 28, 2024 21:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers and Manhattan prosecutors made their final pitches Tuesday to jurors who will decide whether the Republican will be the first former U.S. president convicted of a crime, squaring off over the strength of the evidence and credibility of the prosecution’s...

Prosecutors build their case at bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez with emails and texts

May. 28, 2024 20:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors were presenting their bribery case against New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez drip-by-drip on Tuesday, showing jurors a steady stream of documents, emails and phone records that they’ll explain more thoroughly later in the trial. The evidence was being shown...

The Latest | Closing arguments in Trump's hush money trial have concluded

May. 28, 2024 20:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Closing arguments in Donald Trump 's historic hush money trial concluded Tuesday evening in a Manhattan courtroom. It was the final opportunity for prosecutors and defense attorneys to convince the jury of their respective cases before deliberations begin. Defense...

Closing arguments conclude in Trump hush money trial, judge to deliver jury instructions Wednesday

May. 28, 2024 20:03 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Closing arguments conclude in Trump hush money trial, judge to deliver jury instructions Wednesday.

Jurors hear about Karen Read's blood alcohol level as murder trial enters fifth week

May. 28, 2024 18:01 PM EDT

A woman accused of leaving her Boston police officer boyfriend for dead in a snowbank after a night of drinking was still legally intoxicated or close to it roughly eight hours later, a former state police toxicologist testified Tuesday. Prosecutors say Karen Read dropped John...

Oregon wineries and vineyards seek $100 million from PacifiCorp for wildfire smoke damage to grapes

May. 28, 2024 17:54 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dozens of Oregon wineries and vineyards have sued PacifiCorp over the deadly 2020 wildfires that ravaged the state, alleging that the utility's decision to not turn off power during the Labor Day windstorm contributed to blazes whose smoke and soot damaged their grapes and...