Trials

Bill Cosby arrives for a pretrial hearing in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 27, 2017 - 12:31 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A jury from outside the Philadelphia suburbs will be brought in to decide the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Monday, rejecting a defense request to move the trial itself because of worldwide media reports that brand the actor a "serial rapist."...
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February 22, 2017 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New Jersey police officer charged with a drunken driving crash that killed a fellow officer and another man has turned down a plea deal and will face trial. Pedro Abad's lawyer said after a court hearing Wednesday that prosecutors offered a deal for up to 21 years in prison...
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February 22, 2017 - 8:43 am
BATH, N.Y. (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of a former professional hockey player charged in the murder-for-hire slaying of his wife at the couple's rural New York home in 2015. Prosecutors and defense attorneys made their closing statements Tuesday in Steuben County Court,...
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Owen Labrie, 21, is seen during an evidentiary hearing on whether he will be granted a retrial at Merrimack County Superior Court in Concord, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Labrie, a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure an underage girl for sex returned to court Tuesday for a hearing on whether his lawyers damaged his case. (Elizabeth Frantz/The Concord Monitor via AP, Pool)
February 22, 2017 - 12:10 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A hearing resumes Wednesday in New Hampshire on whether a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex deserves a new trial. Owen Labrie (lah-BREE'), of Tunbridge, Vermont, was acquitted in 2015 of raping a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of...
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Selina Tsang, center, wife of former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang, is accompanied by her two sons, Simon Tsang Hing-yin, left, and Thomas Tsang Hing-shun, to walk out of the High Court in Hong Kong, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. The former leader of Hong Kong was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct after failing to disclose plans to rent a luxury apartment for his retirement from a businessman applying for a broadcasting license. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 22, 2017 - 12:06 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct after failing to disclose plans to rent a luxury apartment for his retirement from a businessman applying for a broadcasting license. It was a stunning downfall for Donald Tsang, 72, who...
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FILE--This Jan. 27, 2016 file photo provided by the Multnomah County Sheriff's Office shows Duane Ehmer, one of the members of an armed group that occupied the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in central Oregon. Opening statements began Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in the second trial stemming from last year's armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office via AP, file)
February 21, 2017 - 6:57 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The federal prosecutors who failed to convict Ammon Bundy returned to court Tuesday to try four lesser-known men who followed Bundy's call to take a hard stand against the government and occupy a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. Like the defendants in the first trial, the...
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