Trials

This undated photo made available by the Georgia Department of Corrections, shows inmate Ray Jefferson Cromartie in custody. Georgia's highest court has stepped in and temporarily halted Cromartie's execution scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Cromartie was to receive a lethal injection at the state prison in Jackson for the April 1994 killing of convenience store clerk Richard Slysz in Thomasville. The Georgia Supreme Court issued a stay of execution, saying "it appears that the pending execution order may be void." (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP)
October 30, 2019 - 12:50 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — With about eight hours to spare before a man convicted of killing a convenience store clerk was set to be put to death Wednesday, the state's highest court stepped in and temporarily halted the scheduled execution. Ray Jefferson Cromartie, 52, was to receive a lethal injection at 7 p...
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Phil Davis and Rachael Pacella, reporters who survived last year's shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper, talk to reporters outside Anne Arundel County Circuit Court in Annapolis, Md., after the gunman pleaded guilty to all 23 counts of an indictment in the case on Monday, Oct. 28, 2019. Jarrod Ramos is moving forward with a plea of not criminally responsible by reason of insanity, which will be decided by a jury next month. (AP Photo/Brian Witte)
October 28, 2019 - 7:54 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland man pleaded guilty Monday in the slayings of five employees at an Annapolis newspaper, and a jury is expected to hear testimony next month about whether he was not responsible by reason of insanity. Jarrod Ramos pleaded guilty in the 2018 massacre at the Capital...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows Stephen Gore, the owner of a now-closed Phoenix body donation facility who in 2015 pleaded guilty to a felony charge for his role in mishandling donations of human remains. Lawyers are scheduled to make opening statements Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at a civil trial against Gore's company for allegedly mishandling donated bodies. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
October 28, 2019 - 7:46 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A retired FBI agent described a horrific raid of now-closed body donation facility Monday, recalling a table stacked with severed human legs, heads stuffed in a cooler, and torsos without heads and limbs. Mark Cwynar testified on the opening day of a civil trial that one torso had...
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FILE - This undated photo provided by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows Stephen Gore, the owner of a now-closed Phoenix body donation facility who in 2015 pleaded guilty to a felony charge for his role in mishandling donations of human remains. Lawyers are scheduled to make opening statements Monday, Oct. 28, 2019, at a civil trial against Gore's company for allegedly mishandling donated bodies. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
October 28, 2019 - 6:55 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A retired FBI agent described a horrific raid of now-closed body donation facility Monday, recalling a table stacked with severed human legs, heads stuffed in a cooler, and torsos without heads and limbs. Mark Cwynar testified on the opening day of a civil trial that one torso had...
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93-year-old former SS guard Bruno Dey in the concentration camp Stutthof near Danzig, arrives at the regional court in Hamburg, Germany, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. The prosecution accuses the 93-year-old man of aiding and abetting the murder of 5230 people. (Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP)
October 25, 2019 - 12:20 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A 93-year-old former guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp testified at his trial Friday that he once saw people being led into the gas chamber, followed by screaming and banging sounds behind the locked door. Bruno Dey, a former SS private, went on trial Oct. 17 at the...
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93-year-old former SS guard Bruno Dey in the concentration camp Stutthof near Danzig, arrives at the regional court in Hamburg, Germany, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019. The prosecution accuses the 93-year-old man of aiding and abetting the murder of 5230 people. (Daniel Bockwoldt/dpa via AP)
October 25, 2019 - 11:36 am
BERLIN (AP) — A former guard at the Nazis' Stutthof concentration camp has testified at his trial that he once saw people being led into the gas chamber when he served at the facility. Bruno Dey, a 93-year-old former SS private, went on trial Oct. 17 at the Hamburg state court. He faces 5,230...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2017, file photo, former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn attends a media conference outside Paris, France. Lawyers for Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan, asked the Tokyo District Court on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019 to dismiss all charges filed against him in his financial misconduct case. The papers his lawyers filed in the court last week allege prosecutorial misconduct will prevent Ghosn from having a fair trial. The fillings allege unlawful collusion between the prosecutors, government officials and executives at Nissan Motor Co. drummed up allegations of wrongdoing to remove him as chairman. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
October 24, 2019 - 2:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — The lawyers of former Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, who is awaiting trial in Japan, said Thursday they have requested that financial misconduct charges against him be dismissed. They said in a statement that they filed papers in Tokyo District Court alleging prosecutorial misconduct...
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FILE - This file photo provided by the Waukesha County (Wis.) Sheriff's Department shows Samy Mohamed Hamzeh. Hamzeh accused of plotting a mass shooting in defense of Islam will try to convince jurors at his trial starting Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019, that FBI informants egged him on for months to purchase weapons for the attack. (Waukesha County (Wis.) Sheriff's Department via AP, File)
October 22, 2019 - 2:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of plotting a mass shooting in defense of Islam at a Masonic temple in downtown Milwaukee will try to convince jurors at his trial starting Wednesday that FBI informants encouraged him for months to purchase weapons for the attack. Attorneys for 26-year-old Samy...
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Attorney Mark Lanier gets a hug outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland. The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
October 21, 2019 - 5:22 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the terrible toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting the first federal trial over the crisis. The trial, involving Cleveland's Cuyahoga County...
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Attorney Mark Lanier gets a hug outside the U.S. Federal courthouse, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Cleveland. The nation's three dominant drug distributors and a big drugmaker have reached a $260 million deal to settle a lawsuit related to the opioid crisis just as the first federal trial over the crisis was due to begin Monday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
October 21, 2019 - 4:12 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The nation's three biggest drug distributors and a major drugmaker agreed to an 11th-hour, $260 million settlement Monday over the terrible toll taken by opioids in two Ohio counties, averting the first federal trial over the crisis. Across the U.S., the pharmaceutical industry...
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