Trials

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 16, 2017 - 7:31 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court on Tuesday convicted a teenage girl of attempted terrorism for planning bomb attacks against two schools. Holbaek District Court judge Peder Christensen says the 17-year-old, who wasn't identified, was also convicted of assaulting an employee in the...
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FILE – In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones speaks to reporters as he is released from the Hamilton County Justice Center in Cincinnati. A judge in Cincinnati plans a pretrial hearing Tuesday, May 16, in the case of the veteran Bengals cornerback, who faces multiple misdemeanor charges stemming from an altercation at a downtown Cincinnati hotel. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 16, 2017 - 7:01 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge in Cincinnati plans a pretrial hearing in the case of veteran Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones, who faces three misdemeanor charges. Jones is charged with assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business stemming from an altercation at a downtown...
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May 16, 2017 - 5:26 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Danish court has convicted a girl of attempted terrorism for planning bomb attacks against two schools when she was 15. Holbaek District Court judge Peder Christensen says the girl, now 17, who wasn't identified, was also convicted of assaulting an employee in the...
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Defense lawyer Saverio Senese meets the media outside the Court of Cassation in Rome, Friday, May 12, 2017. The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losing his final appeals bid. The Court of Cassation, Italy’s highest criminal tribunal, in a ruling Friday evening, upheld Francesco Schettino’s lower court convictions and his 16-year prison sentence. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
May 12, 2017 - 3:39 pm
ROME (AP) — The Italian captain of the Costa Concordia cruise liner that crashed into a reef in 2012 and capsized, killing 32 people, was headed to a Rome prison after losing his final appeals bid Friday. The Court of Cassation, Italy's highest criminal tribunal, upheld Francesco Schettino's lower...
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FILE- In this May 5, 2017 file photo, former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown walks to the federal courthouse in Jacksonville, Fla. Brown was found guilty on Thursday, May 11, 2017, of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students. (Bob Self/The Florida Times-Union via AP, File)
May 12, 2017 - 3:29 am
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown could spend the rest of her life in prison after being found guilty of taking money from a charity that was purported to be giving scholarships to poor students. The Thursday verdict came after prosecutors outlined a pattern of fraud by Brown...
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Tulsa Police officer Betty Shelby arrives at the Tulsa County Courthouse Thursday, May 11, 2017, for her manslaughter trial in the shooting death of Terence Crutcher, in Tulsa, Okla. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 1:33 pm
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white Oklahoma police officer didn't say or do anything to suggest he posed a threat to the officers at the scene, six witnesses said during the first day of testimony in her manslaughter trial. The testimony on Wednesday...
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This 2016 photo released by lawyer Mark Denbeaux shows his client Zayn al Abidin Muhammad Husayn, also known as Abu Zubaydah, at the detention center on the U.S. base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in a photo taken by the International Committee of the Red Cross. Abu Zubaydah, the first CIA captive subjected to so-called “enhanced interrogation techniques” after the Sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the Guantanamo Bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him. (Mark Denbeaux via AP)
May 11, 2017 - 6:14 am
MIAMI (AP) — A man who became the first CIA captive subjected to what the U.S. government called "enhanced interrogation techniques" after the Sept. 11 attacks is choosing to testify about conditions inside the Guantanamo Bay detention center even if it could create legal problems for him later...
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FILE - In this March 27, 2013, file photo the Bank of America Building, center, also known as the Superman building, stands among other buildings in downtown Providence, R.I. A $54 million lawsuit over Rhode Island’s tallest building has been settled just before a trial was scheduled to begin in federal court. A trial had been set to begin Monday, May 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:55 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Latest on the city's tallest building, called the Superman Building (all times local): 7 p.m. A Massachusetts-based company and a North Carolina-based bank say they're pleased to have settled a $54 million lawsuit concerning a Rhode Island city's tallest building, called...
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A photo described as the trial showing human rights lawyer Xie Yang which is seen on the social media of the Changshai Intermediate People's Court is displayed on a computer in Beijing, China, Monday, May 8, 2017. Human rights lawyer Xie Yang has told a Chinese court that he wasn't forced into confessing to crimes after being detained in a large government crackdown on the country's legal professionals. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
May 08, 2017 - 5:51 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese human rights lawyer Xie Yang pleaded guilty Monday to charges of incitement to subversion and disturbing legal proceedings and asked the court to grant him a lenient sentence based on his repentance. "Everyone should take me as a lesson: You must behave within the boundaries...
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