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The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Justices keep hold on secret Russia investigation material

Jul. 2, 2020 11:26 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is denying Congress access to secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation through the November election. The justices agreed on Thursday to hear the Trump administration’s appeal of a lower court order for the...

Supreme Court keeps hold on secret grand jury testimony from Russia investigation, likely through election

Jul. 2, 2020 9:40 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court keeps hold on secret grand jury testimony from Russia investigation, likely through election.

Jury to decide if teen who killed grandparents mentally ill

Jun. 30, 2020 9:27 AM EDT

APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin teenager has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his grandparents, but his lawyers will argue at a trial that he shouldn’t be held criminally responsible because he was mentally ill. Alexander Kraus, 18, of Neenah, is charged with two counts of first-degree...

High court won't hear federal agent's Hawaii shooting case

Jun. 25, 2020 9:28 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear a case over whether a federal agent should face a third trial over a fatal 2011 shooting in a Waikiki McDonald's restaurant. The refusal means prosecutors can't pursue a manslaughter charge against U.S. State Department Special Agent Christopher...

Prosecutor: Grand jury indicts 3 men on murder charges in shooting death of Black man in Georgia, Ahmaud Arbery

Jun. 24, 2020 3:48 PM EDT
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Prosecutor: Grand jury indicts 3 men on murder charges in shooting death of Black man in Georgia, Ahmaud Arbery.

Grand jury indicts 3 men on terror charges over protest plot

Jun. 17, 2020 8:18 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three men that prosecutors say have ties to an anti-government movement and tried to spark violence during recent Las Vegas protests were indicted on terrorism charges by a county grand jury Wednesday. The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported the charges in the indictment are similar to a...

In this courtroom sketch Joshua Schulte, center, is seated at the defense table flanked by his attorneys during jury deliberations, Wednesday March 4, 2020, in New York. A federal jury in Manhattan has heard closing arguments in the espionage trial of Schulte, a former CIA software engineer charged in the largest leak of classified information in the agency's history. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)

CIA unit that crafts hacking tools didn't protect itself

Jun. 16, 2020 11:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A specialized CIA unit that developed sophisticated hacking tools and cyber weapons didn’t do enough to protect its own operations and wasn't prepared to adequately respond when the secrets were stolen, according to an internal report prepared after the worst data loss in the...

Grand jury clears 3 deputies who shot, killed man in April

Jun. 9, 2020 4:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — A grand jury has concluded that three Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office deputies were justified in their use of deadly force on a man in response to an April 11 call in the Milwaukie area. The shooting happened at the home of Lori and Tim Barker after she called 911 to report...

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2019, file photo, death row inmate Abu-Ali Abdur'Rahman attends a hearing in Nashville, Tenn. Abdur'Rahman was scheduled to be executed in April, but last fall a judge resentenced him based on claims that prosecutors had illegally excluded African Americans from the jury pool. The attorney general appealed the resentencing, and the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals heard arguments Tuesday, June 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Court examines resentencing based on claim of racism

Jun. 9, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The fate of a black death row inmate in Tennessee, whose sentence was reduced to life in prison over concerns about racism at his trial, is up in the air after the Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals on Tuesday heard an appeal of the sentence reduction. Abu-Ali Abdur’Rahman...

Newspaper loses effort to get Epstein grand jury transcripts

Jun. 9, 2020 10:46 AM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A judge has ruled against a Florida newspaper's effort to gain release of state grand jury transcripts involving the investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy financier convicted of sex crimes and suspected of many more. The Palm Beach Post reports Chief Circuit Judge...