Trials

March 30, 2018 - 9:50 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooting that killed 49 people in 2016 (all times local): 9:45 a.m. Jurors have reached a verdict in the trial of the widow of the Orlando nightclub shooter who killed 49 people in 2016. Officials from U.S. District...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing. A Maryland appeals court has upheld a ruling, Thursday, March 29, 2018, granting a new trial to Syed, whose conviction in the murder of his high school sweetheart became the subject of the popular podcast "Serial." Syed was convicted in 2000 of killing Hae Min Lee and burying her body in a shallow grave in a Baltimore park. A three-judge panel on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling granting him new trial.(Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 11:23 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — For years, Adnan Syed sat behind bars serving a life sentence in the 1999 killing of his high school sweetheart, with little hope of ever getting out. But then, in 2014, a new podcast called "Serial" delved into his case, casting doubt on his guilt and inspiring armchair...
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2016 file photo, Adnan Syed enters Courthouse East in Baltimore prior to a hearing. A Maryland appeals court has upheld a ruling, Thursday, March 29, 2018, granting a new trial to Syed, whose conviction in the murder of his high school sweetheart became the subject of the popular podcast "Serial." Syed was convicted in 2000 of killing Hae Min Lee and burying her body in a shallow grave in a Baltimore park. A three-judge panel on Thursday upheld a lower court ruling granting him new trial.(Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 11:20 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Adnan Syed has sat behind bars for years serving a life sentence in the 1999 killing of his high school sweetheart. On Thursday, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals ordered a new trial for Syed, upholding a 2016 lower court ruling. Syed was convicted in 2000 of killing Hae Min...
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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case, Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 29, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case (all times local): 4:30 p.m. The judge in Bill Cosby's retrial on sexual assault charges says that a jury chosen from suburban Philadelphia will be sequestered in a local hotel. Judge Steven O'Neill told...
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FILE - This January 2018, file photo provided by the Chicago Police Department shows Marilyn Hartman. Hartman, who authorities say is a serial stowaway and recently sneaked onto a plane in Chicago, to London, has the local judicial system struggling as to what to do with her. Hartman is due back in court this week and the central question for the judge is what to do about a woman who's repeatedly tried to board commercial flights without a ticket. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 2:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A woman dubbed a "serial stowaway" for repeatedly trying to sneak onto commercial jets without a ticket has been ruled unfit for trial, a judge ruled Thursday. Cook County Judge Maura Slattery Boyle ordered Marilyn Hartman, 66, to be sent to a secured mental health facility in Elgin...
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March 29, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A porn star who said she had an affair with President Donald Trump and is suing so she can discuss the alleged relationship can't have a jury trial or question the president under oath because the request is premature, a federal judge in Los Angeles ruled Thursday. Stormy Daniels,...
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In this photo taken Wednesday March 28, 2018, former French President Nicolas Sarkozy leaves after a ceremony for late Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris. A judicial official says Thursday March 29, 2018 that judges issued an order for Sarkozy to stand trial on accusations that he tried to illegally get information from a judge about an investigation targeting him. (Ludovic Marin, Pool via AP)
March 29, 2018 - 12:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, in yet another humbling knockdown to the hard-charging conservative leader. Sarkozy has faced multiple corruption investigations since leaving office in 2012. He was...
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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case, Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 29, 2018 - 12:21 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial rejected demands Thursday from the comedian's defense lawyers that he step aside because his wife is a social worker and advocate for assault victims. Judge Steven O'Neill said at a pretrial hearing that he's "not biased or...
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Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case, Thursday, March 29, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
March 29, 2018 - 11:37 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case (all times local): 11:20 a.m. The judge in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial has rebuffed demands from the comedian's defense lawyers that he step aside because his wife is a social worker and advocate for...
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Former French Presidents Francois Hollande, left, and Nicolas Sarkozy wait prior to a national ceremony for Lt. Col. Arnaud Beltrame, Wednesday March 28, 2018 at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris. The slain hero of last week's extremist attack in southern France will be posthumously awarded the Legion of Honor by French President Emmanuel Macron during a solemn day-long national homage to him. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 29, 2018 - 11:12 am
PARIS (AP) — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being ordered to stand trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling. It is one of multiple corruption cases targeting Sarkozy, and marks the second case so far in which he is being sent to trial. He has denied wrongdoing in all of...
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