Trials

March 14, 2018 - 12:16 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The conviction of a former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo is spurring demands to address Albany's culture of backroom dealing. They're calls that state officials have shrugged off in the past. A jury convicted Joseph Percoco on federal bribery and fraud charges Tuesday...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following a mass shooting. The widow of the gunman who killed dozens of people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando is going on trial Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in federal court. Thirty-one-year-old Noor Salman is charged with aiding and abetting her deceased husband Omar Mateen in planning the 2016 attack on the Pulse nightclub. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 13, 2018 - 11:13 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The widow of the man who shot and killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando goes on trial in federal court Wednesday. Noor Salman, 31, is charged with aiding and abetting her husband Omar Mateen in planning the 2016 attack on the Pulse nightclub. She's faces life in...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2016 file photo, law enforcement officials work at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Fla., following a mass shooting. The widow of the gunman who killed dozens of people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando is going on trial Wednesday, March 14, 2018, in federal court. Thirty-one-year-old Noor Salman is charged with aiding and abetting her deceased husband Omar Mateen in planning the 2016 attack on the Pulse nightclub. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 13, 2018 - 11:11 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando is going on trial in federal court. Thirty-one-year-old Noor Salman is charged with aiding and abetting her deceased husband Omar Mateen in planning the 2016 attack on the Pulse nightclub. She faces...
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March 13, 2018 - 7:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The father of two young children allegedly killed by their nanny has described the harrowing moments he learned of their deaths just after his plane landed at New York's Kennedy Airport. Kevin Krim told jurors in the trial of Yoselyn Ortega (YOH'-sih-lihn ohr-TAY'-guh) on Tuesday...
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Joseph Percoco, center, a former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo accused of bribery, leaves Federal court in New York, Monday, March 12, 2018. Jurors have finished another day of deliberations after a second deadlock. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
March 13, 2018 - 3:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the bribery conviction of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (all times local): 3:50 p.m. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the conviction of his former top aide is "personally painful" but he respects the jury's decision. The federal jury...
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Joseph Percoco, right, former top aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, reacts while talking to reporters outside U.S. District court, Tuesday, March 13, 2018, in New York. Percoco was convicted on corruption charges Tuesday at a trial that further exposed the state capital's culture of backroom deal-making. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
March 13, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former top aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo was convicted on federal bribery and fraud charges Tuesday in a trial that further exposed the state capital's culture of backroom deal-making. Joseph Percoco, who was once likened to a brother by the Democrat Cuomo, faces up to 20 years in...
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March 13, 2018 - 10:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have asked the judge if they could return a verdict on some counts but not others. They sent out a note Tuesday at the trial of Joseph Percoco and three businessmen. The parties were agreeing...
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March 13, 2018 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are deliberating a day after announcing a second deadlock. The jurors wrote in a note Monday that they'd struck out after considering "the facts and the evidence with open minds." They had also...
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March 12, 2018 - 5:18 pm
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Four former executives of Wilmington Trust Corporation went on trial Monday on federal fraud and conspiracy charges, with prosecutors telling jurors the defendants hid hundreds of millions of dollars in bad loans as the bank's commercial real estate loan portfolio cratered...
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March 12, 2018 - 2:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jurors at the bribery trial of a former top aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have finished another day of deliberations after a second deadlock. The jurors wrote in a note Monday that they'd struck out after considering "the facts and the evidence with open minds." They...
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