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Loudoun school board sues in effort to halt grand jury work

May. 20, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Loudoun County School Board has asked for a temporary injunction that would halt the work of a grand jury convened as part of an ongoing state investigation into the district. The board filed a civil complaint Thursday arguing that the grand jury is being...

Federal jury awards $111 million in MN personal injury case

May. 20, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal jury in Minnesota has awarded a college student more than $111 million in damages after concluding negligent care of his injured leg following surgery led to a permanent disability. The jury verdict this week, which could be one of the state's largest...

Jury finds man not guilty of murder in teacher's death

May. 20, 2022 12:14 PM EDT

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — A jury on Friday found a man accused of killing a popular high school teacher who vanished from her rural Georgia hometown in 2005 not guilty of murder. Ryan Duke had told investigators he killed Tara Grinstead and helped burn her body. But when he took the...

Trial in Maine triple homicide to start, could last 2 weeks

May. 20, 2022 10:37 AM EDT

MACHIAS, Maine (AP) — Jury selection for the trial of a man charged in the shooting deaths of three people in Maine is set to begin soon. The attorney for Thomas Bonfanti of Northfield said his client's trial could last two weeks. Bonfanti was charged with murder stemming from the...

Jury convicts man of killing woman, kids, suggests life term

May. 19, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — A jury convicted a man Thursday of killing a woman and her three children last year in their northeastern Indiana home and recommended he serve life in prison without parole. The Allen County jury found Cohen Hancz-Barron of Fort Wayne guilty of four counts...

Jury hears closing arguments in trial over slain teacher

May. 19, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

OCILLA, Ga. (AP) — The trial of a man charged with murdering a popular high school teacher who vanished in from her rural Georgia hometown in 2005 closed Thursday with prosecutors and defense attorneys clashing over they key piece of evidence: the defendant's recorded confession. ...

Grand jury indicts white man accused of killing 10 Black people in Buffalo supermarket shooting on murder charge

May. 19, 2022 10:05 AM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Grand jury indicts white man accused of killing 10 Black people in Buffalo supermarket shooting on murder charge.

Jury trial for 3 ex-Honolulu officials in chief payout case

May. 18, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Three indicted former Honolulu officials will be tried by a jury on allegations they conspired to hide the source of public funds used to get a police chief to retire during a corruption investigation. Attorneys for the three requested a trial before a judge, but...

Jury selection underway for Minnesota clinic shooting trial

May. 17, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

BUFFALO, Minn. (AP) — Jury selection was underway in the trial of a man accused of walking into a Minnesota medical clinic and opening fire, killing one staff member and wounding four others last year. Gregory Ulrich is being tried on charges of murder, attempted murder and other...

Jury selection for Florida school killer enters 2nd phase

May. 16, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Jury selection in the penalty trial of Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz entered its second phase Monday with the attorneys asking questions of potential jurors, with one candidate comparing it to being interviewed for “the toughest job of my life.” ...