Trials

June 09, 2017 - 5:26 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina Supreme Court says a weapons conviction should be upheld, rejecting arguments that information from an anonymous 911 caller that led police to him shouldn't have been admitted at a trial on constitutional grounds. The justices overturned Friday a lower...
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June 09, 2017 - 3:42 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest in the manslaughter trial of a Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist says he saw a gun before firing. Yanez is charged with...
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Bill Cosby arrives with Comedian Joe Torry, second from right, for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Friday, June 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 09, 2017 - 1:12 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Bill Cosby's lawyers asked for a mistrial but were rejected after they say a prosecution sex assault expert was trying to convict the comedian from the witness stand. Cosby's lawyers argued...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2017, file photo, St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez stands outside the Ramsey County Courthouse while waiting for a ride in St. Paul, Minn. Opening statements are expected to begin Monday, June 5, 2017, in the trial for officer Yanez, who is charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile during a traffic stop in the St. Paul suburb of Falcon Heights in July 2015. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP, File)
June 09, 2017 - 12:29 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A use-of-force expert testified Friday that a Minnesota police officer was justified in the fatal shooting of a black motorist moments after the man told him he was carrying a gun, and said his tests found the motorist could have pulled the weapon in a fraction of a second...
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June 09, 2017 - 7:51 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest in the manslaughter trial of a Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop (all times local): 6:40 a.m. The attorney for a Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop says he plans to call...
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Bill Cosby walks from the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 09, 2017 - 5:36 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial have heard excerpts from the comedian's lurid, decade-old deposition, but explosive sections about him obtaining quaaludes and giving them to women before sex are yet to come. Prosecutors on Friday are expected to continue focusing...
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Actor Bill Cosby walks out of the courtroom during a break in his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP)
June 08, 2017 - 8:28 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial heard from the comedian without him actually taking the stand Thursday as prosecutors read into the record his lurid, decade-old testimony about what he said were several sexual encounters with Andrea Constand that culminated in...
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Actor Bill Cosby walks out of the courtroom during a break in his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Pool Photo via AP)
June 08, 2017 - 3:37 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby acknowledged to police more than a decade ago that he fondled Andrea Constand after giving her what he said were cold-and-allergy pills to help her relax, according to a statement introduced Thursday at the comedian's sexual-assault trial. But Cosby also told...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 08, 2017 - 1:43 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby acknowledged to police more than a decade ago that he fondled Andrea Constand after giving her what he said were cold-and-allergy pills to help her relax, according to a statement introduced Thursday at the comedian's sexual-assault trial. But Cosby also told...
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Defendant Michelle Carter, right, confers with her lawyer Joe Cataldo, center, as second defense attorney Cory Madera listens to testimonies. The trial of Carter proceeds in Taunton District Court in Taunton, Mass., Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She is charged with involuntary manslaughter for encouraging 18-year-old Conrad Roy, III to kill himself in July 2014. (Mark Stockwell/The Sun Chronicle via AP, Pool)
June 07, 2017 - 9:43 pm
TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — A young woman charged with using text messages to encourage her boyfriend to kill himself when they were teenagers sent a text to a friend from high school about two months after the death, saying, "It's my fault," according to testimony at her trial on Wednesday. Michelle...
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