Trials

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, former University of Tennessee football players Michael Williams, right, and A.J. Johnson stand in court before the start of Williams's rape trial in Knoxville, Tenn. Jurors acquitted Friday, July 27, 2018, the two former University of Tennessee football players who were indicted on aggravated rape charges nearly 3 1/2 years ago. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)
July 27, 2018 - 7:18 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two former University of Tennessee football players were acquitted Friday of the aggravated rape charges they had been indicted on nearly 3 ½ years ago. A jury of seven women and five men deliberated for almost 1 ½ hours Friday afternoon before finding A.J. Johnson and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, former University of Tennessee football players Michael Williams, right, and A.J. Johnson stand in court before the start of Williams's rape trial in Knoxville, Tenn. Jurors acquitted Friday, July 27, 2018, the two former University of Tennessee football players who were indicted on aggravated rape charges nearly 3 1/2 years ago. (Michael Patrick/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)
July 27, 2018 - 6:25 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of two former University of Tennessee football players facing aggravated rape charges (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Jurors have acquitted two former University of Tennessee football players who were indicted on aggravated rape charges nearly 3 ½ years...
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July 27, 2018 - 5:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office says it plans to call 35 witnesses in the upcoming trial of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman. Prosecutors with the special counsel filed the witness list Friday in the case of Paul Manafort. The 35 names include former...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver leaves federal court in New York. Silver, one of the most powerful politicians in New York for two decades, is scheduled to be sentenced to prison time on Friday, July 27, in the corruption case that ended his career. The same federal judge previously sentenced the former New York Assembly Speaker to 12 years imprisonment for the same crime, but the punishment was thrown out when an appeals court ordered a retrial. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 27, 2018 - 4:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (all times local): 4:10 A federal judge who sentenced one of New York's longtime Democratic power brokers to seven years in prison says political corruption in New York state "has to stop." U.S...
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Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives at federal court in New York, Friday, July 27, 2028. Silver, the former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before corruption charges abruptly ended his career, will be sentenced for a second time Friday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
July 27, 2018 - 4:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sheldon Silver, a former New York Assembly speaker who brokered legislative deals for two decades before criminal charges abruptly ended his career, was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison by a judge who said political corruption in the state "has to stop." The punishment,...
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FILE - In this March 4, 2018 file photo, Frances McDormand, winner of the award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri", left, and her son Pedro McDormand Coen attend the Governors Ball after the Oscars in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles judge says that there is sufficient evidence for Terry Bryant to stand trial on grand theft charges for stealing McDormand’s Oscar statue. McDormand lost the statuette after having it engraved. Bryant is due to be arraigned on Aug. 8. (Photo by Eric Jamison/Invision/AP, File)
July 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles judge ordered a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's best actress Oscar statuette to stand trial on a felony grand theft charge. Superior Court Judge Mark Hanasono said Wednesday that there was sufficient evidence for Terry Bryant to stand trial. The ruling...
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July 25, 2018 - 2:58 pm
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The trial has begun for a Pennsylvania man charged in the death of his 12-year-old daughter, who was shot by a constable serving eviction papers. Perry County authorities accuse Donald Meyer, 60, of pointing a loaded rifle at the constable, who fired a shot that went...
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July 25, 2018 - 8:14 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says an American pastor imprisoned for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges will be put under house arrest as his trial continues. Anadolu news agency said Wednesday Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black...
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