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Jury convicts Southern California socialite in 2020 hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers

Feb. 23, 2024 23:14 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California socialite was found guilty Friday of murder and other charges in the hit-and-run deaths of two young brothers in a crosswalk more than three years ago. Authorities said Rebecca Grossman, wife of a prominent Los Angeles burn doctor, fatally...

Former NRA chief Wayne LaPierre misspent gun rights group's money, owes more than $4M, jury finds

Feb. 23, 2024 21:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The longtime head of the National Rifle Association, Wayne LaPierre, misspent millions of dollars of the organization’s money, using the funds to pay for an extravagant lifestyle that included exotic getaways and trips on private planes and superyachts, a New York jury...

Man charged with killing Indianapolis police officer found guilty but mentally ill

Feb. 23, 2024 19:39 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A man charged with killing an Indianapolis police officer was found guilty but mentally ill Friday. Elliahs Dorsey, 31, of Indianapolis, was convicted of killing Metropolitan Police Department Officer Breann Leath in 2020 while she responded to a domestic...

Trump's lawyers seek to suspend $83M defamation verdict, citing 'strong probability' it won't stand

Feb. 23, 2024 19:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers asked a New York judge Friday to suspend an $83.3 million defamation verdict against the former president, saying there was a “strong probability” that it would be reduced on appeal, if not eliminated. The lawyers made the request in...

Today in History: February 23, Mississippi grand jury declines new charges in Emmett Till killing

Feb. 23, 2024 00:04 AM EST

Today in History Today is Friday, Feb. 23, the 54th day of 2024. There are 312 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Feb. 23, 2007, a Mississippi grand jury refused to bring any new charges in the 1955 slaying of Emmett Till, the...

Michigan man convicted in 2018 slaying of hunter at state park

Feb. 22, 2024 18:57 PM EST

ST. JOHNS, Mich. (AP) — A jury convicted a mid-Michigan man of second-degree murder and a weapons charge Thursday in the fatal 2018 shooting of a Lansing-area hunter. The Clinton County jury found Thomas Olson, 35, of Grand Blanc guilty in the slaying of Chong Moua Yang, 68, at...

Prosecutors to seek retrial in former Ohio deputy’s murder case

Feb. 22, 2024 18:06 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio sheriff’s deputy charged in the killing of a Black man will face a retrial, prosecutors announced Thursday. The decision comes just days after a jury couldn’t agree on a verdict in Jason Meade's first trial and the judge declared a mistrial,...

Former Colorado police officer appeals conviction in Black man Elijah McClain's death

Feb. 22, 2024 18:04 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — A former Colorado police officer is appealing his conviction by a jury for his role in the death of Eljiah McClain, a 23-year-old Black man who died after being stopped by police in a Denver suburb in 2019. Lawyers for Randy Roedema filed a notice of appeal with the...

A UK jury found that a boy who fell during a Scout outing was unlawfully killed

Feb. 22, 2024 16:44 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A jury in the U.K. found Thursday that a 16-year-old boy who died on a Scout trip in 2018 was unlawfully killed, and a coroner referred the Scout Association to British police for investigation. Ben Leonard suffered a serious head injury when he lost his footing on a...

Change of venue denied for Michigan school shooter's father

Feb. 22, 2024 16:44 PM EST

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Thursday denied a change of venue request made by the father of a Michigan school shooter in his involuntary manslaughter case. James Crumbley wanted jurors from a different county to hear the case, arguing that he could not get a fair trial because...