Stories tagged: trial
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
South Dakota prosecutors to include dashcam video in trial
Prosecutors intend to present a dashcam video as evidence during the upcoming trial of a Washington state man accused of trying to kill a Highway Patrol trooper in South Dakota …
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Recordings of Pilot president’s epithets could disrupt trial
Secret recordings of one of the defendants uttering racial epithets are threatening to disrupt the federal fraud trial of former executives and sales staffers at the truck stop chain controlled …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Turkish businessman describes $50M bribe at sanctions trial
A Turkish-Iranian gold trader testified at a New York trial Wednesday that he paid over $50 million in bribes to Turkey’s finance minister in 2012 to overcome a banker’s fears …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 12:41 p.m.
Climate activist goes on trial for Montana pipeline shutdown
An Oregon man goes on trial in Montana Tuesday in the latest criminal prosecution against activists who sought to call attention to climate change by shutting down oil pipelines in …
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Prosecutor calls Benghazi suspect ‘commander’ of 2012 attack
Competing portraits of the accused mastermind of the 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Benghazi, Libya, again emerged Thursday as prosecutors and defense their final attempts to sway jurors before …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Witness says soccer official was bribed for World Cup vote
A powerful FIFA soccer official from Argentina demanded bribes to vote for Qatar to host the World Cup in 2022, a key witness at a U.S. trial testified.
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.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 2:11 p.m.
Doctor arrested for 2 deaths, 22 felonies takes stand
A Montana doctor took the stand as he faces two charges of negligent homicide for allegedly prescribing the drugs that caused the overdose deaths of two patients.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 8:43 a.m.
Land policies to be tested in Bundy standoff trial in Vegas
A stubborn rancher’s refusal to recognize federal authority in the West will be presented to a jury in Las Vegas, where a trial is set to start Tuesday for cattleman …
Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
Judge delays trial start for Bundy, sons in Nevada standoff
The trial was postponed at the last minute Tuesday for Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and a co-defendant accused of leading an armed uprising against government agents …
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 …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
Court records: Mueller estimates weekslong Manafort trial
Special counsel Robert Mueller estimates his prosecutors will need three weeks to present their case against ex-Trump campaign officials Paul Manafort and Rick Gates to a jury, according to a …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Bergdahl judge begins deliberating on sentence
A military judge on Thursday began deliberating the punishment for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after defense attorneys asked for no prison time while prosecutors sought more than a decade behind …
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
Menendez judge denies defense mistrial motion
The judge in the bribery trial of New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez denied a mistrial motion Monday, labeling arguments that he has hampered the defense’s case by limiting what evidence …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 2:44 p.m.
Judge orders 2 men charged in man’s death to stand trial
An Idaho judge has ordered two men to stand trial on charges related to the death of an 18-year-old man on a camping trip in July.
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 …
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 9:56 a.m.
Judge refuses to throw out case against New Jersey senator
The judge at Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial refused to throw out any of the charges against the New Jersey Democrat on Monday in light of a U.S. Supreme Court …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Witness at Malaysia trial says 4 more suspects in Kim murder
A Malaysian police officer testified Thursday that the two women on trial in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader were seen on airport security videos …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:30 a.m.
German journalist stands trial in Turkey on terror charges
A German journalist who was arrested in Turkey denied terror-related accusations as a trial against her opened in a Turkish court Wednesday.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Judge to weigh Menendez dismissal bid when government rests
When the government rests its case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, whether it moves forward or is dismissed without the defense having to call a witness will hinge on how …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Brazil lawmaker argues against putting president on trial
A Brazilian lawmaker is recommending that his colleagues vote against putting President Michel Temer on trial on charges of leading a criminal organization and obstructing justice.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Menendez jurors see staffers’ emails about donor’s dispute
Prosecutors in the bribery trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend showed jurors emails Tuesday showing the New Jersey senator’s staffers getting involved in the friend’s multimillion-dollar …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 5:31 p.m.
Cliven Bundy loses bid to represent self in standoff trial
Nevada cattleman and state’s rights figure Cliven Bundy lost a courtroom bid to represent himself at his upcoming trial, after refusing Wednesday to recognize federal authority over grazing land at …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Some forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren’t protesting
An undercover St. Louis police officer and an Air Force lieutenant who lives in the neighborhood were among several people who say they were forcibly arrested last weekend even though …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 4:41 p.m.
Prosecutors: Sen. Menendez ‘sold his office’ for ritzy trips
U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez “sold his office for a lifestyle he couldn’t afford” by accepting luxury trips and other favors from a wealthy doctor seeking political influence, a government prosecutor …
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Menendez denied trial-schedule request in corruption case
A federal judge has rejected Sen. Bob Menendez’s request to schedule his trial on corruption charges so the New Jersey Democrat can attend critical Senate votes, saying he would have …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 5:57 p.m.
Analysis: Flight of ex-Thai prime minister boosts junta rule
As a prominent opponent of Thailand’s ruling junta, ousted Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra would have been a thorn in the government’s side no matter how the country’s top court ruled …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Thai court to issue arrest warrant after ex-PM doesn’t show
Thailand’s Supreme Court said it will issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to show Friday for a contentious trial verdict in which she …
Thu., Aug. 24, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Indian cities on lockdown before guru’s rape trial verdict
Several north Indian cities were under a security lockdown Thursday, a day before a court was expected to issue a verdict in a rape case involving the flamboyant leader of …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 10:07 p.m.
Bergdahl chooses to have trial heard by judge and not jury
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is choosing be tried by a judge – not a military jury – on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan.