Stories tagged: trial
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Acting on a petition from media organizations, a Montgomery County judge on Wednesday unsealed the names of the jurors at Bill Cosby’s sexual-assault trial, but ordered that they not publicly …
UPDATED: Wed., June 21, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
A jury has found Jason Obermiller not guilty of beating 2-year-old Adalynn Hoyt to death last year.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 11:34 p.m.
The murder trial against Jason Obermiller came to a close Tuesday morning as jurors heard wildly differing accounts of what happened the night 2-year-old Adalynn Hoyt died last summer.
UPDATED: Sat., June 17, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Bill Cosby, the comedian once known as “America’s Dad” for his TV role as paternal Dr. Cliff Huxtable, is declaring victory this Father’s Day after a jury deliberated 52 hours …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 7:28 p.m.
Four days after getting the case, deadlocked jurors in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial struggled to end their impasse Thursday on charges he drugged and molested a woman in 2004, …
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:05 a.m.
Lovina Rainey told a jury in the murder trial of her ex-boyfriend Jason Obermiller she doesn’t remember her statements to police the afternoon her 2-year-old daughter was discovered dead, and …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 10:56 p.m.
Spokane County Medical Examiner John Howard said 2-year-old Adalynn Hoyt had 64 bruises on her body from her head to her feet when she died in September 2016 and it …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 6:04 p.m.
An attorney for a man convicted of killing his high school sweetheart, and whose story is at the center of the popular podcast “Serial,” argued Thursday that Adnan Syed deserves …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 7:41 p.m.
The jury at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial heard from the comedian without him actually taking the stand Thursday as prosecutors read into the record his lurid, decade-old testimony about …
Mon., June 5, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
A new trial is scheduled for Sept. 25 for a man who has served 15 years in a Montana prison for a murder he says he didn’t commit.
Mon., June 5, 2017, 8:31 a.m.
A trial is scheduled to begin Monday in District Court in Red Lodge in a 2016 triple slaying.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 4:38 p.m.
Bill Cosby doesn’t plan to testify when he goes on trial Monday on sexual assault charges, but the rambling, remarkable testimony he gave in the accuser’s lawsuit could still prove …
Tue., May 30, 2017, 2:43 p.m.
A new trial is underway for a former sheriff’s deputy in North Idaho charged in connection with the strangling death of his ex-wife.
Sun., May 28, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
A late summer trial is scheduled for former Lake City High School science teacher Jeffrey Kantola who faces lewd conduct charges.
Wed., May 24, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
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.
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
The trial for a former Washington State University football player accused of second-degree assault began Monday morning in the Whitman County Courthouse.
Fri., May 5, 2017, 4:15 p.m.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is scheduled for trial in October on charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, according to a new timetable set Friday …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 9:31 a.m.
The murder trial of Ernesto Rivas and Austin Gonzales has been delayed to June 5. The month delay was requested Thursday by Rivas’ lawyer in Skagit County Superior Court.
Wed., April 12, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
In the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over Western U.S. land policy, lawyers were set Wednesday to make their closing arguments in the trial of six men accused of …
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Service dog dispute with VA police leaves veteran with injured shoulder, a bleeding dog and federal charge
Former Marine Danny Ralph didn’t get an apology from Veterans Affairs after a federal officer slammed him and his 8-pound service dog to the ground last summer during a visit …
Thu., April 6, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
A California judge on Thursday said the murder trial of former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight will begin in January without any further delays, a move that was welcomed by …
Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers hope to prescreen potential jurors to weed out those with opinions about the sex-assault case before jury selection begins in earnest.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
The judge who presided over the acquittal of Casey Anthony in a murder trial televised live around the world said Thursday that an accidental killing is the most logical explanation …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Charges have been refiled against an Oregon man who tried to shut off an oil pipeline north of Seattle last fall to make a statement about climate change.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
Trial opened Thursday in Las Vegas for six people accused of illegally wielding weapons to block a federal roundup of cattle near states’ rights advocate Cliven Bundy’s ranch nearly three …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017, 4:36 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s campaign-trail condemnation of Bowe Bergdahl – the Army sergeant charged with desertion while serving in Afghanistan – won’t prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial, according …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 10:38 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s scathing criticism of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will prevent the soldier from getting a fair trial on charges he endangered comrades by walking off his post in …
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016, 6:15 a.m.
On Memorial Day 2015, Heather Kilgore was attacked outside the roadside coffee shop she worked at in Colville. Jason Foster, the man who threatened her with a knife, avoided a …
Sun., Dec. 11, 2016
By anyone’s definition, Roof is a racist, but surely this is too facile an explanation. The rational mind wants more. Insanity? Not according to a psychiatrist who examined him. What …
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 7:47 a.m.
A nonjury trial for a lawsuit filed by the state of Washington and other parties over increased protections for workers on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has been postponed.