Stories tagged: jury
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 10:08 a.m.
Jury deliberating case of doctor charged in overdose deaths
A western Montana jury is deliberating the case of a doctor charged with overprescribing opiates, leading to the overdose deaths of two patients.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:53 a.m.
Jurors begin 7th day of Menendez bribery trial deliberations
Jurors began a seventh day of deliberations in the bribery trial of Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend Wednesday, as defense attorneys pushed for the judge to instruct …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 9:57 p.m.
Menendez jury resumes talks as judge mulls new instructions
Jurors in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend could hear new instructions from the judge Wednesday as they resume deliberations.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Marine drill instructor gets 10 years for abusing recruits
A Marine Corps drill instructor was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison for choking, punching or otherwise tormenting recruits, especially three Muslims – one of whom ultimately killed himself …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 2:40 p.m.
Menendez jury finishes 1st full day with no verdict
The jury in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez concluded its first full day of deliberations Tuesday without a verdict, but not before asking a question that had some …
Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
In 10th week, Menendez bribery trial goes to jury
After nine weeks of testimony and nearly eight hours of closing arguments spread over two days, a jury began deliberating Monday in the bribery trial of Sen. Bob Menendez of …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 7:53 a.m.
Jury deadlocks in trial over burning death in Mississippi
A Mississippi judge declared a mistrial Monday in the burning death of a woman who emerged from a wooded area looking like a “zombie,” mortally injured and struggling to tell …
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 9:25 a.m.
Issue of race is again a focus in ex-cop’s 4th murder trial
Three hung juries in the case of a white former Oklahoma police officer charged with fatally shooting his daughter’s black boyfriend had one thing in common besides unwillingness to convict: …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 8 p.m.
Plenty at stake in jury selection for Menendez trial
A lengthy criminal investigation that has put U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez in the crosshairs of a federal corruption indictment – and placed Democrats in peril of losing a key seat …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Jury of 12 on Bill Cosby sex assault case includes two blacks
The jury that will hear the sex assault case against Bill Cosby will include two blacks among its 12 members in a case Cosby believes could be racially motivated.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Jury picked for coroner’s inquest into Pasco police shooting of man
A jury has been selected for a coroner’s inquest into the 2015 death of a Mexican man shot by three Pasco police officers.
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
New jury duty scam hits Grant County
A new scam has made its way into Grant County and the Grant County Sheriff’s Office wants the public to know what to do if they feel they are being …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 4:38 p.m.
Georgia man guilty in death of toddler son left in hot SUV
A Georgia man whose toddler son died after being left for hours in a hot car was convicted of murder Monday by a jury that concluded a month’s worth of …
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 9:32 a.m.
Cincinnati schools close, city on alert as jury deliberates in police shooting
Law enforcement and city officials are on alert and some schools are closing as people in Cincinnati await a verdict in the murder trial of a white former police officer …
Wed., Nov. 2, 2016, 4:56 p.m.
Nearly all-white jury in trial of ex-officer who shot black man Walter Scott
A nearly all-white jury was seated Wednesday for the murder trial of a white former South Carolina officer whose fatal shooting of a black man stunned the nation after it …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016
100 years ago in Spokane: Juror intentionally deadlocks liquor procurement case 11-1
From our archive, 100 years ago It took only one juror, Mrs. G.A. Clark, to hopelessly deadlock the jury in the J.G. Simpson liquor procurement case.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 4:32 p.m.
Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff
A jury delivered an extraordinary blow to the government Thursday in a long-running battle over the use of public lands when it acquitted all seven defendants involved in the armed …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 26, 2016, 3 p.m.
Juror replaced in Oregon standoff trial amid bias concerns
A judge overseeing the trial of Ammon Bundy and six others accused in the armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge dismissed a juror Wednesday after his impartiality was questioned …
Wed., Oct. 19, 2016, 3:56 p.m.
Refuge occupier Bundy urges jurors to ‘stand for freedom’
National wildlife refuge occupier Ryan Bundy twice referenced the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. during his closing argument Wednesday, and he told jurors to “stand for freedom” and find him …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Jury awards BNSF Railway whistleblower $1.6 million
A former BNSF Railway employee who says he was fired after conducting a brake test despite objections from his supervisors has been awarded $1.6 million.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 4:12 p.m.
Oregon refuge occupiers concerned about liberal Portland jury
Lawyers for those who occupied a national wildlife refuge in Oregon earlier this year are concerned a jury comprised of people from liberal Portland won’t be impartial.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 31, 2015, 2:35 p.m.
Justices review DA’s choice of all-white murder trial jury
Prosecutor Stephen Lanier’s meaning was unmistakable when he urged jurors in north Georgia to sentence the defendant to death in part to deter other people “out there in the projects.”
Wed., Aug. 12, 2015
Spokane minister not guilty of hate crime
A local minister was acquitted of a hate crime charge last week by convincing a jury he was acting in defense of his home when he allegedly used a gay …
Thu., April 24, 2014
Scuba diver Arteaga found guilty in girlfriend’s murder
A Spokane jury took less than a full afternoon to convict scuba instructor Daniel Arteaga of murdering his girlfriend, Kimberly Schmidt, on New Year’s Day 2012. “There is no closure, …
Wed., March 12, 2014, 12:31 p.m.
Spokane jury throws out some claims against Grant County deputy who shot dog
A federal trial ended in a limited liability judgment against a Grant County Sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a Moses Lake man’s dog in January 2010. A Spokane jury …
Thu., Sept. 18, 2008
Listen up, jurors: Here’s how to survive Coe trial
Seven weeks with Kevin Coe? And they call the death penalty cruel and unusual.
Thu., May 4, 1995
Jurors Chosen For Colbert Landfill Case Trial To Determine Who Should Pay For Ground Water Pollution
Jurors selected Wednesday in a high-stakes federal trial must answer a $25 million question: Who should pay for ground water pollution at the Colbert landfill? Not us, said attorneys for …
Fri., April 14, 1995
Racial Animosity Permeating Simpson Jury, Ex-Juror Claims Blacks, Whites Can’t Even Agree On Movies, Shopping, Exercise
The mostrecently excused juror in the O.J. Simpson case has painted for Judge Lance A. Ito a picture of a panel torn by racial tensions in which black and white …
Tue., Jan. 31, 1995
Lack Of Blacks Forces Dismissal Of Jury
Too few blacks among more than 70 potential jurors forced a delay Monday in the murder trial of a black teen who claims he gunned down two gay white men …