Trials

May 05, 2019 - 5:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Women who prosecutors say were once loyal followers of a disgraced self-improvement guru are set to testify against him at a New York City trial. They'll take the witness stand at the federal trial of Keith Raniere, the one-time leader of an upstate New York group called NXIVM...
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May 03, 2019 - 8:40 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has fired men's basketball assistant coach Steve Smith. His voice is heard on a federal wiretap at the ongoing trial into college corruption. University officials said Friday that the school would not renew Smith's contract that expired last month. Tigers coach Brad...
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FILE- In this March 11, 2002 file photo, Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin watches during the sentencing portion of his trial in Atlanta. Al-Amin, the militant civil rights leader known in the 1960s as H. Rap Brown who was convicted of killing Fulton County Sheriff's Deputy Ricky Kinchen and wounding Deputy Aldranon English in a shootout in March 2000, is challenging his imprisonment, saying his constitutional rights were violated at trial. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)
May 03, 2019 - 8:29 am
ATLANTA (AP) — A 1960s black militant-turned-Muslim cleric is challenging his imprisonment for the killing of a sheriff's deputy in 2000, saying his constitutional rights were violated at trial. Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, 75, gained prominence in the 1960s as a Black Panthers leader known as H. Rap...
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Former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah, center, daughter of late Korean Air President Cho Yang-ho, leaves the Seoul Central District Court in Seoul, Thursday, May 2, 2019. Cho and his wife Lee Myung-hee, on Thursday attended the opening trial on her charges including illegal hiring of a Filipino maid. (Suh Myung-gon/Yonhap via AP)
May 02, 2019 - 12:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The widow and daughter of Korean Air Chairman Cho Yang-ho appeared in a South Korean court on Thursday over charges they unlawfully hired housekeepers from the Philippines. The case extends the legal saga of Korean Air's founding family following the funeral of Cho, who...
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April 30, 2019 - 9:09 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's major media organizations pledged Wednesday not to promote white supremacist ideology when covering the trial of the man charged with killing 50 people at two mosques. The five organizations that signed the agreement said they were aware that accused...
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FILE - In this July 3, 2018, file photo, attorneys Tony Serra, center, and Brian Getz, right, representing Derick Almena, speak to reporters at a courthouse in Oakland, Calif. More than two years after 36 people died in the fire, Almena and Max Harris, the two men who face charges of involuntary manslaughter, will stand trial on charges that they allegedly illegally converted the industrial building into an unlicensed entertainment venue and artist live-work space. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
April 29, 2019 - 10:23 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than two years after 36 concert-goers died in a fire at a Northern California warehouse, two men will face trial on involuntary manslaughter charges. Derick Almena, 49, and Max Harris, 29, have been in jail since they were charged in June 2017, six months after the so-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2017 file photo, former Honolulu Police Chief Louis Kealoha and his wife Katherine Keahola leave federal court in Honolulu. Kealoha was Honolulu's Rolex-wearing police chief and his wife Katherine was the Maserati-driving prosecutor in charge of a unit targeting career criminals. Prosecutors say the couple funded a lavish lifestyle by defrauding banks, relatives and children. They're heading to trial in May 2019 on charges they orchestrated the framing of a relative for a mailbox theft who threatened to expose their fraud. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones, File)
April 28, 2019 - 10:16 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — He was Honolulu's Rolex-wearing police chief, an avid surfer who chatted with beat cops in Pidgin, Hawaii's creole language. She was his deputy city prosecutor wife, who drove a Maserati and led an elite unit targeting career criminals while showering lunches on colleagues, friends...
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Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York, Friday, April 26, 2019. Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's court appearance.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 26, 2019 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case (all times local): 1:50 p.m. An appeals judge has declined to halt a pretrial hearing being held behind closed doors in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case. Media lawyers made the request for an emergency...
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Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court in New York, Friday, April 26, 2019. Both sides in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case want the media and the public barred from the disgraced movie mogul's court appearance.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 26, 2019 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An important pretrial hearing in Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case was poised to play out in secret on Friday, after a judge ruled against news organizations fighting to keep the courtroom open. Both the prosecution and defense asked that Friday's hearing, which will deal with...
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This courtroom sketch depicts former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor, on the witness stand Thursday, April 25, 2019, in Minneapolis, Minn., during his trial in the fatally shooting of an unarmed Australian woman, Justine Ruszczyk Damond, in July 2017 after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home. Noor testified Thursday about his training for possible ambushes, saying he learned that reacting too late "means ... you die." (Cedric Hohnstadt via AP)
April 25, 2019 - 4:54 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A former Minneapolis police officer on trial in the fatal shooting of an unarmed woman testified Thursday that he saw fear in his partner's eyes, then saw a woman in a pink shirt with blond hair appear at the partner's window and raise her right arm before he fired his gun "to...
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