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Inside the courtroom as case dismissed against Alec Baldwin in fatal shooting of cinematographer

Jul. 13, 2024 16:25 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A nearly three-year legal saga for Alec Baldwin in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer ended Friday without a verdict but with tears of relief for the actor and a small coterie of family who had settled into a somber daily routine on wooden benches inside a windowless...

Alec Baldwin weeps in court as judge announces involuntary manslaughter case is dismissed midtrial

Jul. 12, 2024 22:27 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico judge on Friday brought a sudden and stunning end to the involuntary manslaughter case against Alec Baldwin, dismissing it in the middle of the actor's trial and saying it cannot be filed again. Judge Mary Marlowe Sommer dismissed the case based...

Jury ends first day of deliberations in US Sen. Bob Menendez's corruption trial without a verdict

Jul. 12, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury finished its first three hours of deliberations Friday without reaching a verdict in the corruption trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, who is accused of taking bribes and being a foreign agent for the Egyptian government. As he left the courthouse...

Things to know about the Karen Read murder case, which could go to a retrial

Jul. 12, 2024 15:27 PM EDT

DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — Prosecutors in Massachusetts say they plan to retry Karen Read for the death of her Boston police officer boyfriend. She’s accused of striking him with her SUV and leaving him to die in a snowstorm. The judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn't agree. ...

Jury deliberations begin in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, who is accused of taking bribes and being a foreign agent

Jul. 12, 2024 14:12 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury deliberations begin in the trial of Sen. Bob Menendez, who is accused of taking bribes and being a foreign agent.

Prosecutors in Karen Read case argue against dismissing any charges

Jul. 12, 2024 13:51 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in the Karen Read murder case filed a motion Friday, arguing against dropping any charges after her mistrial. Read was accused of ramming into her Boston police officer boyfriend with her SUV and leaving him for dead in a snowstorm in January 2022. Her...

Trump lawyers press judge to overturn hush money conviction after Supreme Court immunity ruling

Jul. 11, 2024 20:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump’s lawyers are imploring a New York judge to overturn his hush money conviction and dismiss the case, arguing his historic trial was “tainted” by evidence that shouldn't have been allowed because of the Supreme Court’s recent presidential immunity ruling. ...

Jury acquits former Indiana officer of trying to cover up another officers' excessive use of force

Jul. 11, 2024 19:04 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury has acquitted a former Muncie police officer accused of trying to cover up another officer’s use of excessive force, bringing an end to his third trial in the case. The jury issued the verdict in Corey Posey's case on Wednesday, the Indianapolis...

Jury to begin deliberations Friday in bribery trial of New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez

Jul. 11, 2024 17:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City jury was told Thursday it will begin deliberating criminal charges against Sen. Bob Menendez at his bribery trial on Friday after hearing instructions on the law. Judge Sidney H. Stein began after 4 p.m. to read the instructions to jurors who heard...

License suspension extended for 2 years for a trucker acquitted in a deadly motorcycle crash

Jul. 11, 2024 13:53 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A commercial truck driver who was acquitted in the 2019 deaths of seven motorcyclists won't be eligible to get his license back for another two years, New Hampshire safety officials said. A jury in 2022 found Volodymyr Zhukovskyy not guilty of multiple...