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Lawyer for man charged with killing 4 University of Idaho students wants trial moved to Boise

Jul. 23, 2024 21:56 PM EDT

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Lawyers for the man accused of fatally stabbing four University of Idaho students are urging a judge to move his murder trial away from the county, arguing the intense media coverage and public interest in the case make it impossible for him to get a fair trial. ...

Man pleads guilty to bribing a Minnesota juror with a bag of cash in COVID-19-related fraud case

Jul. 23, 2024 17:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — One of five people charged with attempting to bribe a Minnesota juror with a bag of $120,000 in cash in exchange for an acquittal in a fraud case pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday. Abdimajid Mohamed Nur, 23, pleaded guilty to one count of bribery of a...

Radical British preacher Anjem Choudary convicted of directing a terrorist group

Jul. 23, 2024 08:37 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Radical British preacher Anjem Choudary was found guilty Tuesday by a London jury of directing a terrorist group. Choudary, 57, was convicted in Woolwich Crown Court of membership in a banned organization, the radical Muslim group al-Muhajiroun, or ALM, and for...

Karen Read in court as judge schedules January retrial in Boston police officer's death

Jul. 22, 2024 15:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Karen Read made a brief court appearance on Monday to set dates going forward for the high-profile murder case against her involving her Boston police officer boyfriend that ended in a mistrial earlier this month. Read is accused of ramming into John O’Keefe with...

Harvey Weinstein retrial in NYC tentatively set for November

Jul. 19, 2024 17:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge on Friday tentatively scheduled Harvey Weinstein's planned retrial on rape and sexual assault charges to begin on Nov. 12. Weinstein wore an American flag pin on his jacket during a brief court appearance in Manhattan that was delayed by more than 90 minutes...

Jury convicts Honolulu businessman of 13 counts, including murder in aid of racketeering

Jul. 19, 2024 15:53 PM EDT

Jurors in the federal racketeering trial of Michael Miske found him guilty Thursday of 13 of 16 counts, including racketeering conspiracy and murder in aid of racketeering in connection to the 2016 killing of Johnathan Fraser. Some spectators cried and others uttered a quiet...

New judge sets ground rules for long-running gang and racketeering case against rapper Young Thug

Jul. 19, 2024 15:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The new judge presiding over the racketeering and gang prosecution of rapper Young Thug and several other defendants said Friday she plans to move forward expeditiously with the trial, which has already dragged on for more than a year. Fulton County Superior Court...

Man cleared of premeditated murder in Detroit synagogue leader's death but could face 2nd trial

Jul. 18, 2024 15:29 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — A jury on Thursday acquitted a man of first-degree premeditated murder in the killing of a Detroit synagogue leader but couldn't reach a verdict on a separate murder charge, setting up a possible retrial in the highly publicized case. Deliberations lasted five days...

A Georgia death row inmate says a prosecutor hid a plea deal with a key witness, tainting his trial

Jul. 17, 2024 15:01 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Attorneys for a Georgia inmate sent to death row 25 years ago are accusing a prosecutor of hiding a deal that they contend casts doubt on the credibility of a crucial trial witness. Warren King was sentenced to death in September 1998 after an Appling County...

Ex-TV host Carlos Watson convicted in trial over collapse of startup Ozy Media

Jul. 16, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former TV personality Carlos Watson was convicted Tuesday in a federal financial conspiracy case about Ozy Media, an ambitious startup that collapsed after another executive impersonated a YouTube executive to hype the company’s success. Watson, 53, had been free...