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In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, Robert Durst sits in a courtroom in Los Angeles. Durst faces trial in the slaying of his best friend 20 years ago. Jury selection begins Wednesday, Jan.19, 2020, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File)

Eccentric millionaire Durst faces trial in friend's killing

Feb. 17, 2020 2:16 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York real estate heir Robert Durst to the slaying of his best friend in Los Angeles 20 years ago. What does link him to the killing of Susan Berman, though, is a cryptic note sent to police with her address and one word:...

Jury decides convicted Oregon meth dealer should lose home

Feb. 16, 2020 4:25 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Yamhill County jury has concluded that police can seize the home of a woman convicted of a felony drug crime under Oregon’s civil forfeiture law. Sheryl Sublet, 62, pleaded guilty in 2018 to to selling less than 1,000 grams of methamphetamine, The Oregonian/Oregon Live...

Former Michigan State gymnastics coach Kathie Klages testifies, Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, in Lansing, Mich., during her trial where she faces two counts of lying to police. A jury on Friday found Klages guilty of lying to police when she denied that two teen athletes told her of sexual abuse by sports doctor Larry Nassar in 1997, nearly 20 years before he was charged.  She faces up to four years in prison. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)

Ex-Michigan State coach convicted in case tied to Nassar

Feb. 14, 2020 6:03 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A jury on Friday convicted a former Michigan State University gymnastics coach of lying to police when she denied that two teen athletes told her of sexual abuse by sports doctor Larry Nassar in 1997, nearly 20 years before he was charged. Kathie Klages, 65, was found guilty of a...

Jury in Tennessee convicts 4 for operating 'pill mills'

Feb. 14, 2020 5:53 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Four people have been convicted in a Tennessee federal court of illegally distributing more than 11 million prescription opioid pills from four clinics, federal prosecutors said Friday. After a three-month trial, a jury in Knoxville convicted Sylvia Hofstetter, 55, of racketeering...

Jury convicts ex-Michigan State University coach of lying to police in probe of past complaints about Larry Nassar

Feb. 14, 2020 4:16 PM EST
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Jury convicts ex-Michigan State University coach of lying to police in probe of past complaints about Larry Nassar.
FILE - In this March 12, 2018, file photo, Willie Cory Godbolt listens during his arraignment in Brookhaven, Miss. Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at the DeSoto County Courthouse in Hernando, Miss., for the trial of Godbolt, a man accused of killing eight people in Mississippi in 2017.  Godbolt has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including four counts of murder and four counts of capital murder.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Jury chosen in trial of man charged with killing 8 people

Feb. 14, 2020 1:41 PM EST

MAGNOLIA, Miss. (AP) — Opening arguments are set for Saturday in the death penalty case of a Mississippi man accused of killing eight people. Jury selection took five days for the trial of Willie Cory Godbolt. Investigators said Godbolt went to his in-laws' home in south Mississippi's Lincoln County in...

Harvey Weinstein arrives at court in his rape trial, in New York, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Weinstein lawyer: Prosecutors have a 'tale,' not a case

Feb. 13, 2020 4:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer told jurors Thursday that prosecutors in the rape case against him were acting like moviemakers, conjuring up a world "where women had no free will.” “In the alternative universe that prosecutors have created for you, Harvey Weinstein is a...

Jury deliberations start in Michael Avenatti extortion trial

Feb. 12, 2020 6:53 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jury deliberations began Wednesday in California lawyer Michael Avenatti's extortion trial. Jurors worked quietly for several hours before telling a judge in a note that they needed clarification as to what evidence pertained to the first of two attempted extortion charges. Deliberations...

FILE - This Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, file booking photo provided by the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office, in Fla., shows Jing Lu.  A Florida jury on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2019 found Jing Lu, a 56-year-old Chinese woman, not guilty of trespassing at President Donald Trump's part time residence in Palm Beach. Jurors did find Jing Lu guilty of resisting a police officer without violence during her arrest. The incident marked the second time in 2019 that a Chinese national was charged with illicitly entering Trump's Florida resort. (Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)

Jury finds Mar-a-Lago intruder not guilty of trespassing

Feb. 12, 2020 5:38 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida jury acquitted a Chinese woman Wednesday of trespassing at President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort after she testified she didn't understand a security guard who told her to leave. However, jurors did find Jing Lu, 56, guilty of resisting a police officer without...

FILE - In this March 12, 2018, file photo, Willie Cory Godbolt listens during his arraignment in Brookhaven, Miss. Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at the DeSoto County Courthouse in Hernando, Miss., for the trial of Godbolt, a man accused of killing eight people in Mississippi in 2017.  Godbolt has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges including four counts of murder and four counts of capital murder.  (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Possible jurors questioned in Mississippi case of 8 killings

Feb. 11, 2020 6:15 PM EST

HERNANDO, Miss. (AP) — Attorneys questioned potential jurors Tuesday for the death penalty case of a Mississippi man accused of killing eight people. It was the second day of jury selection in the trial of Willie Cory Godbolt. It was not immediately clear when the 12 jurors and three alternates would be...