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Colorado jury convicts man of killing pro cyclist in crash

Jul. 23, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A jury has convicted a man of causing a crash that killed a professional cyclist in southwest Colorado. The Durango Herald reports Cordell Schneider was found guilty Thursday of vehicular homicide and reckless driving for the March 4, 2020, crash...

Ex-Nevada inmate going on trial in Colorado hammer killings

Jul. 23, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A former Nevada inmate accused of using a hammer to kill four people in the Denver area is going on trial nearly four decades after the slayings. Jury selection began Friday in the trial of Alex Ewing in the deaths of Bruce and Debra Bennett and...

Attorneys spar over trial of men accused in Arbery slaying

Jul. 22, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Attorneys in the upcoming murder trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery clashed Thursday in court over limits on testimony that the defendants acted in self-defense and were in a neighborhood that was on edge because of crime. Kevin Gough,...

Jury convicts suspended Georgia insurance commissioner of fraud in scheme against insurer he managed

Jul. 22, 2021 16:47 PM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Jury convicts suspended Georgia insurance commissioner of fraud in scheme against insurer he managed.

Weinstein pleads not guilty to sexual assaults in California

Jul. 21, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday to four counts of rape and seven other sexual assault counts. Sheriff’s deputies brought the 69-year-old convicted rapist into court in a wheelchair. He was wearing a brown...

Michael Avenatti denies embezzlement charges in California

Jul. 21, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Michael Avenatti, the brash lawyer recently sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison in a $25 million extortion case in New York, now is on trial in California on charges of embezzling millions from his clients and told jurors Wednesday that he “gave people who had no...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

Jul. 21, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

Cullman Times. July 17, 2021. Editorial: Now’s the time for back-to-school shopping This weekend, when you buy certain back-to-school items, you won’t pay sales tax on those items. The sales tax holiday is a cost-savings for parents purchasing...

Florida jury acquits driver in retrial of fatal 2017 crash

Jul. 21, 2021 08:52 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A driver in a crash that killed a college soccer player in 2017 was acquitted by a jury during a retrial that centered around a dispute over speed calculations. The jury decided on Tuesday that Kevin Brown, 29, was not guilty of vehicular...

Media blasts effort to bar press from part of Arbery trial

Jul. 20, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Barring reporters from court for one part of jury selection in the upcoming murder trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery would violate well-established precedent and be a “striking step in the wrong direction,” media outlets, including The Associated Press,...

Jury selection begins for man accused in Uber rider's death

Jul. 19, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the criminal trial of a man accused of the 2019 killing of the South Carolina woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride. Nathaniel Rowland is accused of kidnapping and killing 21-year-old Samantha...