Trials

In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift speaks from the witness stand during a trial Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Denver. Swift testified Thursday that David Mueller, a former radio DJ, reached under her skirt and intentionally grabbed her backside during a meet-and-a-greet photo session before a 2013 concert in Denver. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 8:11 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a civil trial involving Taylor Swift and a former DJ she accused of groping her (all times local): 6:L15 p.m. After U.S. District Judge William Martinez's ruling, Taylor Swift and her team walked up to one another and hugged, smiled and whispered. The team of former DJ...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Violent Crimes Task Force, Chicago Division, shows Paris Poe. A federal judge has sentenced Poe, a hit man with a Chicago street gang to life in prison in one of the city's largest gang cases in years on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017. U.S. District Judge John Tharp judge noted that Poe killed two government witnesses planning to testify against his gang, the Hobos. (Violent Crimes Task Force, Chicago Division via AP File)
August 11, 2017 - 7:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A hit man for a Chicago street gang was sentenced to life in prison on Friday, with the judge saying witnesses who testified against the Hobos enforcer during one of the city's biggest gang cases in years no longer have to worry he might one day come after them. Paris Poe, 37, killed...
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Workers in an office building taped up a message to pop singer Taylor Swift borrowing a title from one of her albums before the start of the civil trial Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Denver. Radio station DJ David Mueller sued Swift after her team reported she was groped by Mueller to his bosses at a country music station. He is seeking up to $3 million, saying the allegation cost him his job and reputation. Swift countersued Mueller, claiming sexual assault. She is seeking a symbolic $1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 11, 2017 - 5:52 pm
DENVER (AP) — The judge in the groping trial between Taylor Swift and a former radio host sent jurors home Friday as he weighed whether to dismiss the DJ's claims that the singer ruined his career. U.S. District Judge William Martinez was considering Swift's lawyer's argument that David Mueller had...
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August 11, 2017 - 2:02 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge sentenced a hit man for a Chicago street gang to life in prison on Friday in one of the city's largest gang cases in years. U.S. District Judge John Tharp noted that 37-year-old Paris Poe killed two government witnesses planning to testify against the Hobos gang. The...
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In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift speaks from the witness stand during a trial Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Denver. Swift testified Thursday that David Mueller, a former radio DJ, reached under her skirt and intentionally grabbed her backside during a meet-and-a-greet photo session before a 2013 concert in Denver. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 12:32 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a civil trial involving Taylor Swift and a former DJ she accused of groping her (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Taylor Swift's former bodyguard says he did not immediately act when he saw Swift get groped by a Denver DJ because he didn't sense danger. Greg Dent testified...
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In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift speaks from the witness stand during a trial Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Denver. Swift testified Thursday that David Mueller, a former radio DJ, reached under her skirt and intentionally grabbed her backside during a meet-and-a-greet photo session before a 2013 concert in Denver. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 12:05 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a civil trial involving Taylor Swift and a former DJ she accused of groping her (all times local): 9:50 a.m. A former bodyguard for Taylor Swift has said he saw a DJ she accuses of groping her reach under the singer's skirt during a 2013 pre-concert meet and greet photo...
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In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift, front left, confers with her attorney as David Mueller, back left, and the judge look on during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Mueller, a former radio disc jockey accused of groping Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar's ribs with a closed hand as he tried to jump into a photo with her but insisted he did not touch her backside as she claims. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 11, 2017 - 3:33 am
DENVER (AP) — The Latest in a groping case involving Taylor Swift (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Testimony has ended for the day in the groping case involving Taylor Swift. Thursday's final witness was Stephanie Simbeck, a photographer who works for Swift and took a picture of her and the radio host...
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In this courtroom sketch, pop singer Taylor Swift, front left, confers with her attorney as David Mueller, back left, and the judge look on during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Mueller, a former radio disc jockey accused of groping Swift before a concert testified Tuesday that he may have touched the pop superstar's ribs with a closed hand as he tried to jump into a photo with her but insisted he did not touch her backside as she claims. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 11:40 am
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on Taylor Swift's civil trial (all times local): 9:35 a.m. Taylor Swift says a security guard working for her witnessed her being groped by a former radio host ahead of her 2013 concert in Denver. She testified guard Greg Dent saw David Mueller "lift my skirt" and grab her...
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In this sketch by courtroom artist Jeff Kandyba, pop singer Taylor Swift, left, and a defense attorney look on as former radio host David Mueller, background right, speaks during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Swift alleges that Mueller touched her during a concert meet-and-greet in 2013. The case went to court after Mueller sued Swift, claiming her false accusation cost him his job. He is seeking at least $3 million in damages. Swift countersued, claiming sexual assault. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 7:37 pm
DENVER (AP) — Taylor Swift's mother and confidante took the witness stand Wednesday, saying she and her daughter's managers had told the bosses of a disc jockey accused of groping the singer-songwriter that they hoped he would be fired but didn't ask them to do so. Andrea Swift said during her...
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In this sketch by courtroom artist Jeff Kandyba, pop singer Taylor Swift, left, and a defense attorney look on as former radio host David Mueller, background right, speaks during a civil trial in federal court Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, in Denver. Swift alleges that Mueller touched her during a concert meet-and-greet in 2013. The case went to court after Mueller sued Swift, claiming her false accusation cost him his job. He is seeking at least $3 million in damages. Swift countersued, claiming sexual assault. (Jeff Kandyba via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 7:15 pm
DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a civil trial involving Taylor Swift and a former DJ she accused of groping her (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Testimony has ended for the day in the groping case involving Taylor Swift. The final testimony on Wednesday came from Frank Bell, Swift's liaison with radio...
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