Trials

Racquel Smith, widow of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, enters the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse with supporters, for a sentencing hearing for Cardell Hayes, who was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 19, 2017 - 1:18 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A prosecutor is questioning the sanity of a New Orleans man who insisted in court Wednesday that he heard two different weapons fired when Saints star Will Smith was killed. Michael Burnside made the assertion in emotional, sometimes rambling testimony supporting the defense...
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Racquel Smith, widow of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, enters the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse with supporters, for a sentencing hearing for Cardell Hayes, who was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith, in New Orleans, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 19, 2017 - 11:01 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It was a road-rage confrontation that cost former New Orleans Saints star Will Smith his life. Now, more than a year later, the man who pumped eight bullets into Smith is close to learning his punishment. Cardell Hayes, 29, appeared to have caught something of a break at his...
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April 17, 2017 - 11:29 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lawyer defending right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones in a child custody dispute says Jones is a "performance artist" whose on-air persona differs from the private man. Attorney Randall Wilhite said at a recent pretrial hearing that evaluating Jones based...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors on Monday, April 17 indicted Park on high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File)
April 17, 2017 - 5:33 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on bribery, extortion, abuse of power and other high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. It is the latest in a series of humiliations for Park, who was driven...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2017 file photo, former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at the Seoul Central District Court for hearing on a prosecutors' request for her arrest for corruption, in Seoul, South Korea. South Korean prosecutors on Monday, April 17 indicted Park on high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File)
April 17, 2017 - 4:12 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life. It is the latest in a series of humiliations for Park, who was driven from office by massive and peaceful popular...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:54 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted jailed former President Park Geun-hye and sent her case to a criminal court over a high-profile corruption scandal. The Seoul prosecutors' office on Monday made the indictment. Park was arrested and confined to a detention...
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April 17, 2017 - 3:49 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean prosecutors say they've indicted jailed former President Park Geun-hye and sent her case to a criminal court over a high-profile corruption scandal. The Seoul prosecutors' office on Monday made the indictment. Park was arrested and confined to a detention...
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April 15, 2017 - 10:20 am
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — He decided to attack a state police barracks only a few days before squeezing the trigger. He was surprised the manhunt for him wasn't more aggressive. He feared he'd be shot by police but figured he had it coming. Eric Frein's videotaped statement to police, recorded on the...
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April 15, 2017 - 8:07 am
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — He decided to attack a state police barracks only a few days before squeezing the trigger. He was surprised the manhunt for him wasn't more aggressive. He feared he'd be shot by police but figured he had it coming. Eric Frein's videotaped statement to police, recorded on the...
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In this still image from video, Aaron Hernandez, center, is hugged by defense attorney Ronald Sullivan Friday, April 14, 2017, in court in Boston, after being found not guilty of murder in the 2012 shootings of two men in a drive-by shooting in Boston. (WHDH-TV via AP, Pool)
April 14, 2017 - 3:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence for a 2013 murder, was acquitted Friday in a 2012 double slaying prosecutors said was fueled by his anger over a spilled drink. The former tight end for the New England Patriots wept quietly as the verdicts were read...
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