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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.

Jury acquits Pennsylvania man in 2016 cookout slayings

Feb. 14, 2020 4:07 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury returned a not guilty verdict Friday against the remaining defendant in the slayings of five people and an unborn baby at a western Pennsylvania cookout almost four years ago. The jury returned the verdict for 33-year-old Cheron Shelton in the 2016 Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania,...

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...

Man guilty in fatal party shooting won't face death sentence

Feb. 14, 2020 7:46 AM EST

ALLENTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A man convicted in a New Year's Eve party shooting that left one man dead and another wounded will not face a potential death sentence, prosecutors have determined. The Lehigh County District Attorney's office made the announcement shortly after Vyante Green was convicted Thursday....

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...

Jurors to resume deliberations Thursday in cookout ambush

Feb. 12, 2020 5:27 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors return Thursday to resume deliberations for a third day in the case against the remaining defendant in the slayings of five people and an unborn baby at a western Pennsylvania cookout almost four years ago. The Allegheny County panel deliberated for a second day Wednesday without...