Trials

May 27, 2017 - 1:58 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has denied a man's request to juggle during his trial to show jurors he was just clowning around when he allegedly tried to rob a convenience store. The Republican reports ( http://bit.ly/2rJzyk4 ) that a Springfield judge on Thursday rejected Orlando...
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Tunisian security forces guard the Tunis hall of justice, Friday May, 26, 2017. A court held on its first public hearing in the trial of 26 people in connection with an attack on a beach resort in Sousse that killed dozens of foreign tourists in 2015. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
May 26, 2017 - 12:24 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Six security officers and 20 other people are on trial in Tunisia over a 2015 Islamic extremist attack on a beach resort that killed 38 people, mostly British tourists. Tunisia's tourism industry has yet to recover, and the country still struggles against extremist violence...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives with one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, for the second day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 23, 2017 - 6:40 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Bill Cosby's lawyers accused Pennsylvania prosecutors of trying to "systematically" keep blacks off the jury after prosecutors used their strikes to keep two black women off the panel. Judge...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives with one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, for the second day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 23, 2017 - 12:42 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 12:35 p.m. A man in his 30s who says he doesn't watch much news has now become the eighth juror chosen in Pittsburgh for Bill Cosby's sex assault trial. Lawyers have now selected five men and three...
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Bill Cosby arrives for the second day of jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 23, 2017 - 9:25 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jury selection resumed Tuesday in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial as prosecutors and the defense seek to fill out a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates in a case that has attracted worldwide publicity. A third of the initial jury pool already had an opinion about Cosby's guilt...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 22, 2017 - 3:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Two men and one woman have been picked for the jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sex assault case. Both men say they or someone close to them has been a sexual assault victim, but both say...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 22, 2017 - 12:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 12:10 p.m. One-third of the potential jurors questioned in Bill Cosby's sex assault case say they've formed opinions about his guilt or innocence while two-thirds say it would be difficult to serve...
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May 22, 2017 - 12:12 pm
BERLIN (AP) — A Syrian man has gone on trial in Germany for allegedly leading a militia in Syria that was responsible for torture and killings. The dpa news agency reported Monday that the 42-year-old man, whose nom de guerre was Abu Dhib, or "Father of the Wolf," faces possible life imprisonment...
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Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 22, 2017 - 10:39 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thirteen years after a Temple University basketball team manager went to famous alumnus Bill Cosby's nearby home for career advice, her complaint that Cosby drugged and molested her that night will soon be a task for a Pennsylvania jury. Lawyers this week hope to find a dozen...
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Bill Cosby, center, arrives for jury selection in his sexual assault case at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Pittsburgh. The case is set for trial June 5 in suburban Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 22, 2017 - 8:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on jury selection in Bill Cosby's sex assault case (all times local): 8 a.m. Bill Cosby has arrived at the Pittsburgh courthouse where jury selection in his sex assault case is getting underway. Cosby emerged from an SUV at the Allegheny County Courthouse just before...
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