Juries

Tulsa Police Officer Betty Shelby enters the courtroom Monday, May 15, 2017, in Tulsa, Okla., for her manslaughter trial in the shooting of Terence Crutcher. Shelby said Monday that a training video of an officer being fatally shot during a traffic stop ran through her mind last September when she encountered 40-year-old Crutcher, whose SUV had stalled in the middle of a street. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)
May 17, 2017 - 1:44 am
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled for Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of a white Oklahoma police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man last year. Jurors will then to decide if Tulsa officer Betty Jo Shelby went too far Sept. 16 when she killed 40-year-old Terence...
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May 12, 2017 - 8:05 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the insider trading conviction of ex-baseball star Doug DeCinces (all times local): 5 p.m. Former baseball star Doug DeCinces has been convicted of federal insider trading in California. The U.S. attorney's office says the ex-Angels and Orioles third baseman...
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May 12, 2017 - 9:45 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A federal jury has awarded $1.5 million to a former North Carolina fire investigator who said she was fired after complaining about the safety of construction work at an office building. The Charlotte Observer reported ( http://bit.ly/2ppxYn0 ) that a jury ruled Thursday in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2016 file photo, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, the man accused of setting off bombs in New Jersey and New York's Chelsea neighborhood, sits in court in Elizabeth, N.J. The trial of Rahimi will occur in Manhattan after a judge on Monday, May 8, 2017, rejected a request by defense lawyers to move it to Vermont or Washington, D.C., on the grounds prejudicial publicity will have less effect on potential jurors there. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
May 08, 2017 - 4:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The trial of a man charged in a bombing rampage through New Jersey and New York will occur in Manhattan after a judge on Monday rejected a request by defense lawyers to move it to Vermont or Washington, D.C., on the grounds prejudicial publicity will have less effect on potential...
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May 05, 2017 - 9:25 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury decided Friday that an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Jurors reached their decision after several hours of deliberations in the case of Preston Strong, who was convicted last month of the gruesome killings of...
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May 05, 2017 - 7:59 pm
YUMA, Ariz. (AP) — A jury says an Arizona prisoner convicted of killing six people in Yuma in 2005 should be sentenced to death. Yuma County Superior Court officials say jurors deliberated only a few hours Friday after hearing closing arguments in the penalty phase of the trial of 50-year-old...
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FILE - In this April 15, 2011, file photo, a bottle of Johnson's baby powder is displayed in San Francisco. A jury ruling on Thursday, May 4, 2017, in St. Louis, awarded Louis Slemp, a Virginia woman, a record-setting $110.5 million in the latest lawsuit alleging that using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused cancer. Slemp, who was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2012, blames her illness on her use of the company's talcum-containing products for more than 40 years. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
May 05, 2017 - 12:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis jury has awarded a Virginia woman a record-setting $110.5 million in the latest lawsuit alleging that using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused cancer. The jury ruling Thursday night for 62-year-old Lois Slemp, of Wise, Virginia, comes after three previous St...
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May 05, 2017 - 8:39 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis jury has awarded a Virginia woman a record-setting $110.5 million in the latest lawsuit alleging that using Johnson & Johnson's baby powder caused cancer. The jury ruling Thursday night for 62-year-old Louis Slemp, of Wise, Virginia, comes after three previous St...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2011, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, speaks in Normal, Ill. Attorneys gave closing statements Wednesday, May 3, 2017, in a discrimination lawsuit filed by Meyer against the university. Meyer filed the suit after being transferred to another department after the firing of Iowa field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, her partner. Meyer's job was eliminated in 2016. (Lori Ann Cook-Neisler/The Pantagraph via AP, File)
May 04, 2017 - 5:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A jury on Thursday awarded more than $1.4 million to a former University of Iowa athletic administrator, ruling that the university had discriminated against her because of her gender and sexual orientation. Jane Meyer alleged she suffered workplace discrimination as a gay...
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FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, file photo, former South Carolina police officer Michael Slager, right, walks from the Charleston County Courthouse under the protection of the Charleston County Sheriff's Department after a mistrial was declared for his trial in Charleston, S.C. Slager is pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an unarmed black motorist he shot and killed during a 2015 traffic stop. A copy of the plea agreement obtained by The Associated Press Tuesday, May 2, 2017, also shows state prosecutors are dropping a pending murder charge against Slager. (AP Photo/Mic Smith, File)
May 02, 2017 - 6:12 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A white former police officer whose killing of an unarmed black man running from a traffic stop was captured on cellphone video pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal civil rights charges that could send him to prison for decades. The plea from Michael Slager, 35, came five...
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