Stories tagged: trial
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 11:36 A.M.
Cosby wants jury pool prescreened for bias before trial
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.
THURSDAY, MARCH 2, 2017, 5:21 P.M.
Casey Anthony may have accidentally killed daughter, judge says
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 …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 5:48 P.M.
Charges refiled against pipeline protester after hung jury
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.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 11:55 A.M.
Las Vegas trial starts for 6 in Bundy ranch standoff
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: MONDAY, FEB. 6, 2017, 4:36 P.M.
Prosecutors: Bergdahl to get fair trial despite Trump jabs
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: FRIDAY, JAN. 20, 2017, 10:38 P.M.
Bergdahl lawyers: Trump’s criticism prevents fair trial
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 …
SUNDAY, DEC. 18, 2016, 6:15 A.M.
Colville police destroy evidence in kidnapping case; sex offender gets lighter sentence
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 …
SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2016
Kathleen Parker: Evil revisited at church shooting trial
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 …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 7:47 A.M.
Trial date pushed back for Hanford chemical vapors case
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.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 3:05 P.M.
Judge: Prosecutors can use Bill Cosby’s deposition at trial
Damaging testimony that Bill Cosby gave in an accuser’s lawsuit, including admissions that he gave young women drugs and alcohol before sex, can be used at his sex assault trial, …
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 3:49 P.M.
Bergdahl seeks pardon from Obama to avert desertion trial
U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the former prisoner of war who’s accused of endangering comrades by walking off his post in Afghanistan, is asking President Barack Obama to pardon him …
FRIDAY, NOV. 25, 2016, 9:37 A.M.
Accused Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof competent to stand trial, judge rules
A federal judge on Friday ruled that Dylann Roof, the 22-year-old accused of killing nine parishioners in a Charleston, South Carolina, church last year, is competent to stand trial.
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 8:56 A.M.
Ohio prosecutor to try police officer again for murder
An Ohio prosecutor said Tuesday he will again seek a murder conviction against a white former University of Cincinnati police officer, and wants to move the trial after a jury …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 1:46 P.M.
Bundy brothers back in custody in Nevada for Feb. 2 trial
Ammon Bundy and his brother, Ryan, are back in federal custody in Nevada ahead of a February trial on charges stemming from a 2014 standoff with federal agents outside their …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:17 A.M.
Bowe Bergdahl trial moved to April
A military judge has newly adjusted the trial date for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, saying the proceeding is to open in April 2017.
MONDAY, 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 …
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 12:32 P.M.
Trial over North Carolina LGBT bill delayed until summer
A federal trial on the legality of a North Carolina law limiting which restrooms transgender people can use in schools and government buildings has been pushed back until at least …
UPDATED: MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 9:31 A.M.
Judge delays Bowe Bergdahl trial till May
A military judge will consider delaying the trial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:52 A.M.
Jury deliberating in officer’s trial over traffic stop shooting
Jury deliberations began Wednesday in the murder trial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate.
WEDNESDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 9:27 P.M.
Franklin County man convicted of killing woman and her toddler
A jury has found a 26-year-old man guilty of killing his 18-year-old girlfriend and her toddler in southeastern Washington.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 5:38 P.M.
Relative of Othello murder victims disrupts trial
Opening statements in a double-murder trial were disrupted Friday when a relative of the victims told the defendant that only God can judge him.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 4:16 P.M.
Top CIA officials ordered to give depositions in Spokane torture trial
A federal judge has ordered former top CIA officials to sit for depositions in a lawsuit brought against two psychologists who designed the agency’s harsh interrogation methods in the war …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 8:26 P.M.
Man guilty in 2015 slaying of woman, 2-year-old at Bremerton mobile home
A Kitsap County jury has convicted a 31-year-old man in the killings of his ex-girlfriend and a small child at a Bremerton mobile home park last year.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 13, 2016, 1:22 P.M.
Prosecutor: Refuge occupiers practiced hand-to-hand combat
The armed occupiers who seized a remote bird sanctuary in Oregon’s high desert early this year were divided into squads and drilled in hand-to-hand combat, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 4:07 P.M.
Prosecutors cite two soldiers’ injuries in Bowe Bergdahl arguments
Serious injuries to two soldiers who searched for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2009 show that he endangered his comrades by leaving his post in Afghanistan, prosecutors argue in a …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 3:10 P.M.
DA seeks to have 13 women testify against Bill Cosby in sexual assault trail
As many as 13 of Bill Cosby’s alleged victims could testify in his upcoming sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania if the prosecution has its way.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 6, 2016, 2:28 P.M.
Oregon ranching standoff: What you need to know as trial begins
Trial is gearing up this week for armed ranchers who took over a national bird sanctuary in rural Oregon to oppose federal management of public lands.
MONDAY, SEPT. 5, 2016, 11:31 A.M.
Bill Cosby could get trial date at evidence hearing Tuesday
The shape of Bill Cosby’s felony sexual assault trial could become clearer at a hearing Tuesday when his lawyers fight to keep out key evidence, including nearly 1,000 pages of …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 8:55 P.M.
Tentative trial date set for suspect in Idaho overdose death
A tentative trial date has been set for a man accused of forcing a 22-year-old to eat a lethal dose of methamphetamine in Post Falls.