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Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar

CHICAGO (AP) — Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visi...

Openings set at Illinois trial in slaying of Chinese scholar

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Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar visiting from China is resuming in central Illinois. Monday is the fourth day of testimony as prosecuto...
2019-06-17 15:51

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student gets life in prison in slaying of visiting Chinese scholar After a federal jury said Thursday that its members had failed to agree on the death penalty, a former University of Illinois doctoral student drew a lifetime prison sentence for the rape and murder of a 26-year-old scholar from China he abducted fro...
2019-07-19 03:17

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12 19:34

2nd day of jury selection at Chinese scholar slaying trial CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge in central Illinois will continue vetting would-be jurors at the death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois student charged with killing a visiting Chinese scholar. Tuesday will be the second day of a proces...
2019-06-04 09:34

Jury selection begins at trial of Chinese scholar's slaying A federal judge began vetting would-be jurors Monday in the death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois physics student charged with kidnapping, torturing and killing a visiting Chinese scholar....
2019-06-04 02:00

Jury expected next week in Chinese scholar's slaying trial A federal judge overseeing the death-penalty trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar says a jury should be in place by early next week....
2019-06-04 20:34

Illinois man gets life in prison for brutal rape and killing of Chinese scholar Former University of Illinois student Brendt, Christensen was sentenced to life in prison for the rape and killing of Yingying Zhang        ...
2019-07-19 03:17

U.S. to seek execution for Illinois man in gruesome slaying of Chinese student Federal prosecutors on Wednesday will begin arguing that an Illinois man should be executed for the gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student in 2017....
2019-07-17 17:51

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago, in a case where federal prosecutors say they intend to seek the death penalty....
2019-06-03 18:17

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and killed a foreign exchange student from China but pleaded that he "is on trial for his life," in a case th...
2019-06-13 04:00

Illinois jury to hear sentencing arguments in gruesome slaying of Chinese student A jury that convicted an Illinois man in the kidnapping and gruesome murder of a Chinese graduate student will soon begin deliberations about whether Brendt Christensen will spend the rest of his life in prison or be put to death....
2019-07-17 14:51

Missing Chinese scholar’s parents arrive in US for trial URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The parents of a visiting University of Illinois scholar who disappeared two years ago have arrived in Illinois from China for the murder trial of the man accused of abducting and killing her. Attorney Steve Beckett told The (Cham...
2019-05-29 16:34

Lawyer helping slain Chinese scholar’s family follow trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — A lawyer for a Chinese family attending the U.S. trial of an ex-University of Illinois student charged with killing their daughter says he has been explaining to them how the American justice system works. Wednesday is the third d...
2019-06-05 20:51

Federal trial to begin for Illinois man accused of killing Chinese student The federal trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar two years ago was set to begin on Wednesday, with prosecutors having already said they would seek the death penalty....
2019-06-12 14:34

Jury weighs fate of Illinois man in slaying of student from China A U.S. court jury on Wednesday began deliberating whether life in prison or the death penalty should be imposed on an Illinois man convicted of the abduction and decapitation murder of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
2019-07-19 05:51

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)       &#...
2019-06-13 07:00

The Latest: Closing arguments next in scholar’s murder trial PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a man who could get the federal death penalty if convicted of killing an international scholar who was studying at the University of Illinois: (all times local): 4 p.m. A judge has set closing arguments ...
2019-06-22 01:00

Jury selection continues in trial of man in scholar’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jury selection is set to continue in the trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illinois scholar from China. Brendt Christensen is charged in the death of Yingying Zhang, who disappeared ...
2019-06-11 07:51

Closing arguments set for missing Chinese scholar case PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Closing arguments are set for the federal death penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with kidnapping and killing a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China. Monday’s closings follow a week...
2019-06-24 08:51

Family told slain Chinese scholar’s body may be in landfill The family of a visiting Chinese scholar whose body was never recovered after a former University of Illinois doctoral student kidnapped and killed her has been told the woman’s remains may be in a landfill in central Illinois....
2019-08-03 01:51

Jurors watch FBI video of suspect in Chinese scholar’s death PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student accused of killing a visiting scholar from China are watching video of the suspect explaining to an FBI agent that the woman looked “panicky” when...
2019-06-14 20:51

Yingying Zhang killing: US man jailed for life for rape and murder of Chinese scholar Brendt Christensen has never revealed the whereabouts of Yingying Zhang, whom he raped and then decapitated in IllinoisA former doctoral student has been spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison in Illinois for kidnapping and killing ...
2019-07-19 06:00

Accused jealous mastermind of murder-for-hire slaying of Dallas dentist goes on trial The murder-for-hire saga that has enraptured a Texas city for nearly four years will soon come to an end as the woman called the “mastermind” of the plot that killed a local dentist faces the courtroom jury on Monday....
2019-06-03 22:17

Illinois man jailed for life over murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
2019-07-19 13:51

Illinois man receives life sentence for murder of Chinese graduate student An Illinois man described by prosecutors as obsessed with serial killers was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for the kidnapping and decapitation of a Chinese graduate student two years ago....
2019-07-19 05:51

U.S. Job Openings Outnumber Unemployed by Widest Gap Ever he number of job openings exceeded the number of unemployed Americans by the largest margin on record, signaling difficulty for employers to find workers in a historically tight market....
2019-06-10 16:51

U.S. job openings slip; hiring hits all-time high U.S. job openings fell slightly in April, but a surge in hiring to a record high suggested strong demand for labor before a recent escalation in trade tensions that was partly blamed for a sharp slowdown in employment growth last month....
2019-06-11 04:01

U.S. labor market slowing as job openings, hiring fall U.S. job openings and hiring fell in June, suggesting that demand for labor was cooling in tandem with a slowing economy, which could provide another reason for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates again next month....
2019-08-07 00:00

Economy Week Ahead: Services-Sector Activity, Job Openings In the week ahead, the U.S. will see fresh data on services-sector activity, job openings and producer prices. The eurozone will publish services data....
2019-08-04 21:51

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and broken promises as job openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates       ...
2019-07-01 16:34

Talent dogfight: Rock stars, heroes and misleading job postings as openings near record Companies are pumping up job openings in ads and interviews to stand out amid near-record openings and a smaller pool of candidates       ...
2019-07-01 23:00

All You Need To Know About SBI's Student Scholar Loan State Bank of India, Scholar Loan Scheme: State Bank of India, the country's largest lender, is offering loans to students to pursue higher education in Indian or abroad. State Bank of India offers......
2019-05-28 10:17

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fishing expedition."        ...
2019-07-04 00:17

Former Fulbright scholar leaving sanctuary after 598 days A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days....
2019-05-31 18:17

Alan Brinkley, scholar of liberalism, dead at 70 NEW YORK (AP) — Prize-winning historian Alan Brinkley, who traced the evolution of liberalism from the New Deal to the 21st century and was a popular commentator on culture and politics, has died. He was 70. Brinkley died Sunday at his home in Manhat...
2019-06-17 20:17

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
2019-06-15 02:34

The Latest: Former Fulbright scholar leaves sanctuary MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the end of deportation proceedings against a man who has been in sanctuary for almost 600 days (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia has l...
2019-05-31 23:17

Former Fulbright scholar leaves sanctuary after 598 days A former Fulbright scholar who has been fighting deportation to his native Indonesia is leaving the sanctuary of a Connecticut church after 598 days....
2019-06-01 03:17

Feminist cyborg scholar Donna Haraway: ‘The disorder of our era isn’t necessary’ Cyborg Manifesto author and philosopher who explores the nature of reality discusses the science wars and climate activismThe history of philosophy is also a story about real estate.Driving into Santa Cruz to visit Donna Haraway, I can’t help feeling...
2019-06-20 08:34

Zimbabwean scholar named one of the most inspiring women in the world A Zimbabwean scholar will be honored with a life-size statue in New York alongside media mogul Oprah Winfrey, Hollywood stars Nicole Kidman, Cate Blanchett, and the popstar Pink for their work championing gender equality....
2019-08-07 11:00

Prosecutor filing suggests scholar’s remains not recoverable CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors who secured a guilty verdict this week against a former University of Illinois doctoral student for killing a visiting scholar from China have suggested it won’t ever be possible to recover her remains. They made that...
2019-06-29 05:51

The Latest: Jurors hear suspect say he killed scholar PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest from the trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a visiting scholar from China (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Prosecutors have played a secret audio recording at the trial of a forme...
2019-06-15 03:51

Bombing at Afghan Mosque Kills Popular Religious Scholar The attack, which killed two people in all, mirrored a Taliban strategy of targeting those with religious influence to exert the militant group’s power far from the battlefield....
2019-05-24 17:34

Alabama set to execute man for pastor’s slaying BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama. The execution of 46-year-old Christopher Lee Price is scheduled for Thursday night. He was co...
2019-05-30 10:51

Iran judiciary confirms arrest of French-Iranian scholar, gives no details Iran's judiciary on Tuesday confirmed the arrest of French-Iranian scholar Fariba Adelkhah, a day after French President Emmanuel Macron raised the issue with Tehran....
2019-07-16 10:51

Jurors hear recording of suspect describing how he killed scholar from China PEORIA, Ill. — Jurors in a federal death-penalty trial heard secretly recorded audio Friday in which a former University of Illinois doctoral student describes to his girlfriend how he killed a visiting scholar from China, calling the 26-year-old wom...
2019-06-15 13:00

Man charged slaying of dad who was reputed New York mobster Federal prosecutors say the son of a reputed Bonanno associate gunned down at a McDonald’s drive-thru in the Bronx was behind his father’s hit, and an earlier failed attack on his own brother....
2019-06-19 10:51

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
2019-06-12 23:00

Top prosecutors take over probe of German politician slaying German authorities say federal prosecutors are taking charge of the investigation into the killing of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel's party....
2019-06-17 16:17

Chicago man acquitted in slaying of dismembered 2-year-old A Chicago jury acquitted a man of murder in the 2015 slaying of a toddler whose dismembered body parts were later found floating in the Garfield Park Lagoon....
2019-05-24 13:34

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH&...
2019-06-14 19:51

Report criticizes probe into slaying of Malta journalist A Council of Europe report has criticized the “glacial” pace of the investigation into the car bomb assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and has called for an independent public inquiry into the case...
2019-05-29 17:00

Report criticizes investigation of Malta journalist slaying BRUSSELS (AP) — Council of Europe lawmakers have adopted a report criticizing the investigation into the assassination of a leading Maltese investigative journalist and calling for a public inquiry in the case. The report adopted Wednesday by a commi...
2019-05-29 16:34

Pretrial appeal dismissed in 2005 slaying of teacher ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s highest court has ruled that it lacks authority to hear a pretrial appeal from a man charged with killing a high school teacher whose disappearance remained a mystery for more than a decade. The state Supreme Court in M...
2019-06-10 16:34

Police look to Facebook, bank records in quadruple slaying MANDAN, N.D. (AP) — Police are turning to Facebook and bank records to try to identify a motive for why four people were killed at a North Dakota business two months ago. Mandan Police Deputy Chief Lori Flaten tells the Bismarck Tribune that police a...
2019-06-10 18:51

Witness against teen in mother’s slaying gets time served CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A young man who was a key witness in the case against a northwestern Indiana teenager accused of stabbing her mother more than 60 times has been sentenced to time served. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports ...
2019-06-19 15:51

Two more mysterious deaths reported in Belize after doctor’s slaying Two mysterious deaths were reported out of Belize over the weekend, including a British expat whose body was floating off the coast and a dad who died after returning home from a birthday celebration. Errol Crown, 57, who spent most of his life in th...
2019-07-03 03:00

Guilty verdict reached in Canadian couple slaying Jurors have found a Washington state man guilty in the 1987 killings of a Canadian couple. William Earl Talbott II was arrested last year in the deaths of Tanya Van Cuylenborg and her boyfriend Jay Cook. (June 28)       ...
2019-06-29 02:34

FBI joins investigation into Virginia doctor’s slaying in Belize The FBI has joined the probe into the double murder of a Virginia cardiologist in Belize and his fly-fishing guide. Gary Swank, 53, was shot dead Sunday morning along with his tour guide, Mario Graniel, 53, while on a boat near the Ambergris Caye in ...
2019-06-28 20:17

Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. Authorities say 42-year-old Marion Wilson Jr. was pronounced dead Thursday evening following an injection of the sedative pentobarb...
2019-06-21 06:51

Alabama executes man for 1991 slaying of pastor during robbery An Alabama man who avoided execution last month for the stabbing death of a preacher during a Christmastime robbery was put to death by lethal injection Thursday evening. ...
2019-05-31 06:34

Man pleads guilty to slaying, placing remains in freezer An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to murder, corpse abuse and other charges in the killing and dismemberment of his former girlfriend, whose remains were found in a freezer....
2019-05-31 15:34

Man arrested in ’87 cold case slaying of soldier in Colorado COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying of a soldier in Colorado 32 years ago. Officials said Friday that DNA led them to identify a suburban Denver man as a suspect in the 1987 strangulation death of 20-year-old...
2019-06-15 03:51

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Suspect wanted in Virginia doctor’s slaying denies involvement An alleged Belizean gangster wanted in the slayings of a Virginia doctor and a tour guide in San Pedro insists his hands are “clean” in the cold-blooded murders, according to a report. Christian Espat, 23, turned himself in to police Thur...
2019-06-28 20:17

Navy SEAL wants slaying case tossed or prosecutor removed SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner say prosecutors lied, withheld evidence and illegally conducted surveillance of the defense team. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are schedu...
2019-05-30 10:51

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
2019-05-23 23:00

Utah man formally charged in brutal Mackenzie Lueck slaying When investigators discovered the remains of Mackenzie Lueck, the slain University of Utah student’s body had been charred with her arms tied behind her back — and she had a 2-inch hole in her skull, prosecutors revealed on Wednesday. The grisl...
2019-07-11 02:34

Suspect in defrocked priest's slaying arrested in Michigan A man jailed in Michigan is suspected of shooting and killing a 70-year-old defrocked priest accused of sexually assaulting minors.        ...
2019-06-05 03:01

Ashton Kutcher freaked out about his fingerprints day after ‘Hollywood Ripper’ slaying Ashton Kutcher took the stand Wednesday in the “Hollywood Ripper” trial of a “serial sexual thrill killer” accused of killing three women — including one whom the actor had a date with — and described freaking out the next day...
2019-05-29 22:51

Alabama executes Christopher Lee Price for Christmastime slaying of pastor ATMORE, Ala. — A man convicted of killing a country preacher during a 1991 robbery was put to death by lethal injection in Alabama on Thursday, weeks after he avoided another execution date amid disagreements between U.S. Supreme Court justices. Chri...
2019-05-31 12:51

Police arrest woman in former Arkansas state senator's slaying Authorities have arrested a woman in connection with homicide investigation into former Arkansas State Senator Linda Collins-Smith's death last week....
2019-06-15 20:00

Suspect in Bianca Devins slaying moved from hospital to jail His booking photo, which was released by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office, shows where he sliced his own neck after allegedly slitting Devins' throat on Sunday....
2019-07-19 00:51

Woman to remain jailed in identical twin sister’s slaying CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey woman accused of stabbing her identical twin to death during a street fight will remain jailed until her trial on aggravated manslaughter charges. A state judge issued the ruling Thursday. Camden County prosecutors sa...
2019-06-28 03:17

Each Family Member Is A Different Monster-Slaying Class In Children of Morta Children of Morta is an upcoming action game about a monster-slaying family, developed by studio Dead Mage and published by Frostpunk developer 11 Bit Studios. We sat down with some folks from 11 Bit to talk about the development process and the role...
2019-06-05 20:51

Louisiana police investigate slaying of civil rights activist-historian Police in Louisiana are investigating the presumed slaying of a prominent civil rights activist and founder of an African-American history museum whose body was found in the trunk of her car in the state capital, Baton Rouge, officials said on Sunday...
2019-07-15 16:51

Navy SEAL seeks to toss slaying case over withheld evidence SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 are seeking to have the charges dismissed for alleged prosecutorial misconduct. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher are schedule...
2019-05-29 08:51

Skylar Neese murder: Teen killer sent chilling tweet after slaying pal in woods A teen killer from West Virginia pretended to be devastated on social media over her pal’s death after she slaughtered her, according to a new report. Sheila Eddy, then 16, fired off a series of chilling tweets before she was arrested for 16-ye...
2019-08-03 01:51

RCMP Apologizes After Streaming Press Conference on Double Slaying With Cat Filter Activated The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in British Columbia have apologized after livestreaming a press conference on the murder of an American woman and an Australian man on Facebook Live with an augmented reality “cat filter” turned on, per the Daily Bea...
2019-07-22 00:51

Sister, 30, held in slaying of ex-Portland State basketball player, 22; two other family members hurt A 22-year-old athlete who played basketball and football at Portland State University in Oregon was fatally shot Friday afternoon, allegedly by his 30-year-old sister, who was later taken into police custody....
2019-08-03 13:34

New York mob boss slaying a result of gunman's 'deep state' obsession, defense attorney says The brazen March murder of a New York Mafia boss was reportedly driven by the young gunman’s delusional obsession with online right-wing conspiracy theories and resulted from his desire to root out and arrest members of the so-called "deep state," ac...
2019-07-22 20:17

Barr moves to fast-track death penalty in instances of mass murder or slaying of officers In a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans Monday, Attorney General William Barr promised to push for new legislation to swiftly carry out the death penalty for suspects who commit mass shootings or kill police officers....
2019-08-13 12:17

Illinois plans to self-destruct Here's a basic principle for 21st-century governance: to attract investment and high-skilled workers, a government must make it attractive to do business in their locale....
2019-05-29 19:00

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full ...
2019-06-03 23:51

Illinois says it's prepared for another election hack The computers in Sangamon County, Ill., like those in state and local election offices across the country, are the new battlefield against foreign attacks on our election system....
2019-06-18 06:34

Michigan stuns Illinois 5-4 in Big Ten Tournament Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past Illinois 5-4 in the Big Ten Tournament        ...
2019-05-23 20:17

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first day of the trial of the sensational case....
2019-06-13 09:17

Analysis: Thousands in Illinois may have guns without permit CHICAGO (AP) — Tens of thousands of Illinois residents whose gun licenses have been revoked could still be in possession of firearms, according to an analysis of state records by the Chicago Tribune. The failure of the system was underscored in Febru...
2019-05-27 17:51

Louisville walks off against Illinois State 4-3 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Alex Binelas’ walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Trey Leonard and top-seeded Louisville edged Illinois State 4-3 in an NCAA regional final on Monday, sending the Cardinals to their sixth Super Region...
2019-06-04 06:00

New law allows Illinois schools to teach hunting classes "Students who are exposed to lessons in hunting safety have a greater chance of respecting firearms and using them properly for the rest of their lives," Republican Sen. Jason Plummer, a sponsor on the bill, said....
2019-08-01 17:00

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
2019-07-03 18:34

Illinois zoo flamingo put down after a child threw a rock at it (CNN) – A Miller Park Zoo flamingo was euthanized Monday after an elementary school student threw a rock inside the animal’s exhibit. A representative from the Bloomington, Illinois zoo told CNN affiliate WMBD the rock broke the flamingo&...
2019-05-22 22:34

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used for loans to the state's pension funds or to finance budget deficits, according to a court filing on Mo...
2019-07-02 02:17

Illinois poised to legalize recreational marijuana Illinois is poised to become the 11th state in the US to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after lawmakers voted to legalize the drug on Friday afternoon....
2019-06-02 05:17

Illinois House approves fingerprinting gun owners SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois gun owners will be fingerprinted and will pay more for firearm owner identification cards under legislation approved by the Illinois House. The bill passed Wednesday is designed to address what Democratic Rep. Kathle...
2019-05-30 05:51

After Illinois, these states could legalize recreational marijuana next More states have waved the green flag on weed from a medical and/or adult-use, with 33 medical marijuana-legal states. Ten allow adult consumption.       ...
2019-06-14 18:00

Trump says he may commute sentence of former Illinois governor U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was seriously considering commuting the prison sentence of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich....
2019-08-08 09:34

Jacksonville State rallies late to eliminate Illinois 7-5 Naismith pinch 2rrun double in 8th as Jacksonville State rallies late to beat Illinois 7-5 in NCAA elimination game        ...
2019-06-01 23:34

Large exotic cat mauls mom, child in Illinois, report An Illinois woman and her child were hospitalized Sunday after they were attacked by a caracal, which is a large exotic cat that is often compared to a lynx, reports said....
2019-06-24 10:17

Man suspected of shooting Illinois deputy appears in court LEWISTOWN, Ill. (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an Illinois sheriff’s deputy has been charged with first-degree murder and ordered held on $5 million bond. Forty-two-year-old Nathan Woodring of Avon appeared Thursday in Fulton County...
2019-06-28 02:51

Dangerous storms to rumble from Illinois to Pennsylvania through Sunday if (typeof apgPageInfoObj != 'undefined' && apgPageInfoObj.adUnit.platform == "web") { (function () { var _sf_async_config = window._sf_async_config = (window._sf_async_config || {}); /** CONFIGURATION START **/ _sf_async_config.uid = 65786; _sf_asyn...
2019-05-25 15:17

Police: Illinois man dies after paddle-boating accident ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago authorities say a 44-year-old died in a paddle-boating accident on Memorial Day. The Chicago Tribune reports that Arlington Heights police responded to a 911 call reporting an overturned paddle boat in ...
2019-05-28 18:34

Insurance Companies Will Have to Cover EpiPen for Kids Under New Illinois Law Illinois will become the first state in the nation to require that insurance companies cover the EpiPen auto-injector for anyone 18 years of age or younger. The state bill, which passed 92-0 in the Illinois House and 51-0 in the state Senate, will ta...
2019-08-14 22:51

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin...
2019-08-09 02:00

Clemson powers past Illinois 8-4 in NCAA Tournament OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Kyle Wilkie and Grayson Byrd both drove in three runs, Davis Sharpe pitched 6 2/3 innings in relief and Clemson beat Illinois 8-4 on Friday in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. Clemson (35-24) jumped ahead 4-2 in the thir...
2019-06-01 03:00

Illinois transfer TE Ford to sit 2019 after NCAA decision CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois tight end Luke Ford, a transfer from Georgia, will not be eligible to play this season after the NCAA upheld the denial of his request for a waiver. The NCAA initially denied Ford’s request in April, but the scho...
2019-06-07 23:51

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A da...
2019-06-02 01:00

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
2019-06-05 06:01

Illinois State edges Indiana 8-7 in NCAA tournament opener LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Joe Aeilts hit a go-ahead, RBI double in the top of the eighth inning, and Illinois State recovered from blowing a five-run lead to beat Indiana 8-7 on Friday in the opener of the Louisville regional. Aeilts delivered the last ...
2019-06-01 03:00

Carnival rides injure two in separate incidents at Illinois fairs A woman was injured when she fell from a malfunctioning roller-coaster at an Illinois carnival this week -- and about 45 minutes away, a child was hurt by falling debris when two carnival rides collided, according to new reports....
2019-07-19 21:00

Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker signs order protecting transgender students Illinois Gov. Jay Pritzker has signed an executive order directing state schools to take "comprehensive action" to support and protect transgender students....
2019-07-01 15:51

Illinois expands abortion rights amid stringent bans across the US The Illinois State Senate passed sweeping abortion protections late Friday, which will most likely be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker, a Democrat. The Senate voted 34-20 for the bill to remove restrictions on certain late-term abortions and criminal pen...
2019-06-01 21:51

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served no...
2019-05-21 15:01

Illinois to ask residents to vote on how income tax is levied on 2020 ballot The Illinois House of Representatives on Monday voted to put a proposal that would change the state's personal income tax system on a ballot to take place alongside the 2020 U.S. national election vote....
2019-05-28 02:51

Illinois to defy Trump administration's abortion referral 'gag rule' Illinois will defy enforcement of the Trump administration's rule barring federally subsidized family planning clinics from making abortion referrals, the governor said on Thursday, vowing the state would step in to fund most of those clinics itself....
2019-07-19 05:51

Democrats advance bill to expand Illinois abortion rights SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — House Democrats in Illinois have advanced a measure to replace the state’s abortion law with less restrictive language that gives people “a fundamental right” to make decisions about their reproductive healt...
2019-05-27 17:51

Illinois requires public schools teach LGBTQ history Illinois public schools will be required to teach about the contributions of LGBTQ people across the state and the country — under a new law approved by Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The law, signed by Pritzker last week, mandates that the history curric...
2019-08-13 20:51

Walker pitches Illinois State past Louisville 4-2 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jeremy Gaines’ two-run double capped a three-run sixth inning, Matt Walker threw a complete-game six-hitter and Illinois State upset top-seeded Louisville 4-2 on Saturday in a winner’s bracket game of the NCAA Tourn...
2019-06-02 01:17

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

Illinois senators request MLB foul ball-injury data Another foul ball led to an injury at a baseball stadium over the weekend, sparking a request from two Illinois senators for data from Major League Baseball surrounding such instances and the league's response to them....
2019-08-07 23:00

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Springfield wi...
2019-05-30 16:01

Oriente’s 3 RBIs lift Louisville past Illinois-Chicago 5-3 LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Danny Oriente had three RBI with a two-run homer in the third inning and a run-scoring sacrifice fly that helped top-seeded Louisville beat Illinois-Chicago 5-3 on Friday night in the first round of the NCAA tournament Louisvil...
2019-06-01 04:17

U.S. judge confirms Owens-Illinois arbitration award against Venezuela A U.S. judge on Tuesday confirmed a roughly $500 million arbitration award that a unit of Owens-Illinois Inc obtained against Venezuela in connection with the country's seizure and nationalization of two plants in 2010....
2019-05-22 03:01

Credit analysts cautious over Illinois budget, infrastructure plan Some results from Illinois' action-packed spring legislation session that produced a budget and a variety of revenue-raising measures won initial praise on Monday from credit rating analysts, who cautioned that fiscal challenges remain....
2019-06-04 06:17

Illinois mother accused of driving with kids on top of SUV in inflatable pool An Illinois woman was arrested after authorities say she was spotted driving around with her kids sitting in an inflatable pool on top of her car.        ...
2019-07-10 18:51

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signs bill declaring abortion a 'fundamental right' Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a controversial bill into law Wednesday that provides for broad access to abortion and throws out restrictions on the procedure in the third trimester....
2019-06-12 18:51

Illinois Democrat and ex-ICE chief spar at hearing about child migrants U.S. Rep. Jesus Chuy Garcia and former acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan got into a testy exchange Friday during a House hearing where the Illinois Democrat asked him if he doesn't care about migrant children under his ...
2019-07-13 02:34

Jesse Jackson urges Trump to pardon former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich The Rev. Jesse Jackson sent a personal appeal to President Trump last Friday, asking him to pardon the imprisoned former governor of Illinois, Rod Blagojevich....
2019-07-17 22:34

Illinois man travels to El Paso and Dayton to make crosses for shooting victims Greg Zanis watched the unfolding events in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio over the weekend as those communities became the latest to grapple the all-to-common trend of mass gun violence....
2019-08-06 13:00

Illinois moves to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as Trump mulls commuting sentence Illinois officials are seeking to disbar former Gov. Rod Blagojevich as he waits in a federal prison in Colorado for news on whether President Trump will commute his 14-year sentence on corruption charges....
2019-08-15 04:17

Illinois standout Bobby Roundtree able to 'eat and speak normally' after spinal surgery, official says University of Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree’s health appears to be slightly improving after undergoing surgery for a severe spinal injury he suffered in a swimming accident....
2019-05-22 00:34

Illinois Governor Signs Executive Order to Protect Transgender Students Illinois governor J.B. Pritzker signed an executive order on Sunday that aims to help strengthen protections for transgender students in the state’s schools, calling it a “step toward securing Illinois’ place as a leader in equality and hope.”...
2019-07-01 07:17

Illinois lawmakers vote to allow sports betting, approve Chicago casino A major gambling expansion in Illinois that will give Chicago its first casino, allow betting on sports and raise money for a massive infrastructure program won final approval on Sunday in the state legislature....
2019-06-03 07:00

Illinois Gov. Pritzker signs executive order to protect trans students Flanked by Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot, Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the executive order Sunday — the same day as Chicago's Pride Parade.        ...
2019-07-01 16:34

Illinois fire department reminds cooks to be safe during grilling season ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) – The snow is gone, the rain is sort of gone and now, some may be pulling out the grills to grill some meals. Rock Island Fire Department Well, with that mindset, officials with the Rock Island Fire Department are urgin...
2019-06-19 23:34

Illinois bill to legalize recreational marijuana wins legislative approval Illinois will become the 11th U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana for adults under a bill that won final passage in the state legislature on Friday....
2019-06-01 06:17

Illinois man accused of killing his 74-year-old mom with sword in suburban home: police An Illinois man with mental health issues and a history of erratic behavior was arrested Sunday after stabbing his mother with a sword and stuffing her body into a trash can, police said....
2019-08-01 06:00

Jussie Smollett case to be reviewed by special prosecutor, Illinois judge says Cook County State Attorney Kim Foxx's handling of the controversial Jussie Smollett alleged hate crime case -- including the contentious decision to suddenly drop all charges against him -- will be examined by a special prosecutor, an Illinois judge ...
2019-06-22 05:17

Illinois passes bipartisan law to allow hunting education classes in school curriculum Wedged in among the basics of science, math and English, a new bipartisan measure in Illinois now gives school districts the option to build hunting safety education into the daily curriculum....
2019-08-01 00:17

With new Illinois gambling bill, Cubs consider opening sportsbook at Wrigley Field The Cubs are considering opening up a sportsbook at Wrigley Field as the state of Illinois prepares to implement a new sports gambling law.       ...
2019-06-17 21:17

Illinois woman allegedly stabs her boyfriend’s genitals during break up attempt A woman in Illinois stabbed her boyfriend in the genitals when he attempted to break up with her, a report said Wednesday. The 30-year-old woman went ballistic on June 24 when her 43-year-old boyfriend became upset because she was out all day and dec...
2019-07-18 14:17

Illinois Republicans remove offensive Facebook post about ‘Jihad Squad’ Republican County Chairmen’s Association president sorry for ‘unauthorized’ post that insulted four Democratic congresswomenAn Illinois Republican group has apologized and removed from its Facebook page a post that showed images of four Democratic co...
2019-07-22 16:17

Illinois Senate Passes Bill to Protect the ‘Fundamental Right’ to Access Abortion While lawmakers in several states are attempting to strip women and other marginalized genders of their reproductive health rights with draconian anti-abortion legislation, Illinois is stepping up with a strong bill to protect the “fundamental right”...
2019-06-01 18:17

Illinois senators call on MLB to extend protective netting to corners of ballparks U.S. senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth called on Major League Baseball on Thursday to extend safety netting to the right and left corners of ballparks in the wake of a recent spate of fans being injured by foul balls....
2019-06-28 01:00

Rock band called ‘Confederate Railroad’ booted from Illinois state fair A Southern rock group called Confederate Railroad has been booted from the lineup of an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, sparking fury from fans and country legend Charlie Daniels. The band, formed in 1987 i...
2019-07-09 17:34

‘Jihad Squad’ meme removed after Illinois GOP shares mock poster on Facebook Leaders of the Illinois Republican Party released a Facebook posting depicting the four House minority freshman Democrats in a movie-type poster as “The Jihad Squad” last week before taking it down over the weekend. ​The meme ​released Fr...
2019-07-22 19:00

Illinois basketball coach, 'Hoop Dreams' star Gene Pingatore dies at 83 Illinois high school basketball coach Gene Pingatore, who gained national exposure as one of the stars in the 1994 documentary 'Hoop Dreams,' died at the age of 83....
2019-06-28 05:34

Illinois posed to legalize marijuana sales, expunge criminal records for pot crimes Illinois cannabis legalization would expunge criminal records and help minorities get business licenses to sell marijuana starting next year.        ...
2019-06-01 03:17

Illinois lawmakers rush to finish big to-do list, including new marijuana, abortion laws Illinois lawmakers are rushing to complete a spring session chocked full of big issues, including marijuana, abortion protections and income taxes.        ...
2019-06-01 14:17

University of Illinois sued for allegedly chilling speech with 'bias response team' Speech First, a First Amendment advocacy group, sued the University of Illinois on Wednesday, claiming that it suppressed political advocacy and instituted a "bias response" regime that chilled students' willingness to express their opinions....
2019-05-30 16:34

Illinois woman receives mysterious postcard from Hong Kong mailed 26 years ago The woman, who lives in Springfield, says the postcard from 1993 appears to have been written by a father to his children. Now she’s searching online for the recipients, who could be living in Massachusetts....
2019-07-17 18:51

Statement By William J. Brodsky, Chairman And CEO, CBOE Holdings, Inc. On Illinois Pension Reform CHICAGO, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- William J. Brodsky, Chairman and CEO of CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), today issued the following statement regarding Illinois pension reform: "CBOE Holdings joins the Illinois State Chamber, the Civic Comm...
2019-05-23 19:17

Illinois Supreme Court Rejects Ise Appeal of CBOE's Index Option Victory Chicago, IL - September 27, 2012 - On September 26, 2012, the Illinois Supreme Court refused to hear International Securities Exchange's (ISE) appeal of the Appellate Court's May 25, 2012 decision that affirmed a permanent injunction prohibiting ISE ...
2019-05-23 19:17

U.S. charges ex-Illinois software engineer with taking stolen trade secrets to China U.S. prosecutors on Thursday said a software engineer has been indicted on charges he stole trade secrets from the suburban Chicago locomotive manufacturer where he once worked and took them to China....
2019-07-11 19:51

Body of slain Illinois student may be in landfill, new details from killer's attorneys suggest New information given Friday to the family of a University of Illinois student who was kidnapped and murdered in 2017 suggests her body may be in a landfill in the eastern part of the state....
2019-08-03 13:34

Illinois district withdraws ‘Teaching Palestine’ course critics say was anti-Semitic propaganda A Chicago-area school district came under fire for promoting a course for educators called "Teaching Palestine," which officials agreed was "one-sided" and critics called "anti-Semitic" propaganda....
2019-05-31 18:17

Woman's stolen wallet discovered in vent with 14 others at old Illinois high school 75 years later A woman in Missouri has been reunited with her stolen wallet 75 years after it went missing after it was discovered along with 14 others during a renovation at her old high school in a neighboring state....
2019-07-09 22:00

Democratic Illinois state senator pocketed nearly $275K from labor union for doing ‘little or no work,’ prosecutors say A Democratic Illinois state senator has been indicted on charges that he embezzled money from a labor union in return for "little or no work," the U.S. District Attorney’s Office said in a statement Friday.  ...
2019-08-02 23:51

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
2019-07-02 03:51

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
2019-08-17 14:00

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in the region....
2019-07-12 06:17

Cash-strapped Illinois counties using collection agency to badger drivers over unpaid traffic tickets Current and former Illinois residents are complaining that local counties have resorted to hiring a collection agency to harass them over unpaid parking and traffic tickets from as far back as the 1980s....
2019-07-18 22:00

Rock band Confederate Railroad fires back at Illinois state fair after being removed from performance lineup A Southern rock band called Confederate Railroad is firing back after it was barred from performing at an upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag....
2019-07-10 01:00

Jesse Jackson and Son Jesse Jr. Beg Trump’s Pardon for Disgraced Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Civil rights icon the Rev. Jesse Jackson and his oldest son, former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., are throwing their weight behind a push to implore Donald Trump for the release and full presidential pardon of Rod Blagojevich, the former Illinois gove...
2019-07-17 03:34

Now you can play 'Oregon Trail' without dying of dysentery at this Illinois museum One thing is different in simulation of the vintage 'Oregon Trail' video game: Kids can't die of dysentery. Back in our day, EVERYONE did.        ...
2019-06-07 02:17

Every 5G trial live in the UK right now It has been a long time coming, but 5G has finally landed in the UK, with the first network just switched on and the first wave of 5G handsets hitting stores.That’s good news, as 5G could prove to be a revolutionary technology. At the very lea...
2019-06-02 20:34

All you need to know about the A$AP Rocky trial American rapper A$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to assault charges in a Swedish court. The artist was arrested on June 30 in Stockholm, after a street brawl....
2019-08-03 18:34

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nationwide....
2019-05-26 18:51

A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager....
2019-08-01 01:17

Judge: Man’s ‘I’m sorry’ video can be used in murder trial BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — Jurors will be allowed to hear what a Mississippi man told a reporter on video as he was arrested in the killings of eight people. The Daily Leader a judge ruled that Willie Cory Godbolt’s statements — including saying ...
2019-06-28 18:51

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded pilot of next-generation network applications.‘5G RailNext’, which includes Cisco, Solu...
2019-07-17 12:34

CES 2020 will allow sex tech on a trial basis At least one sex tech product caused a stir at CES last year. As you might remember, the company Lora DiCarlo had a Robotics Innovation Award for its Ose "blended-orgasm machine" revoked and then reinstated. This year, likely hoping to avoid another....
2019-07-17 00:17

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ kicked out of his own trial A Manhattan judge booted accused daddy killer Tommy Gilbert Jr. from his own murder trial after a lengthy outburst directed toward the jury Monday morning. During testimony from NYPD Detective Darryl Ng about how the police handle emotionally disturb...
2019-06-03 23:17

Robert Kraft Trial Is Postponed Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot video. Kraft is accused of paying for sex acts at a massage parlor....
2019-05-22 04:34

The Strange Case of the C.I.A. Interpreter and the 9/11 Trial During a hearing in 2015 at the Guantánamo war court, a defendant recognized an interpreter from the black-site prison network where the United States tortured detainees. What followed was an epic legal tangle....
2019-08-14 11:17

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why is he being tried in the country?...
2019-07-06 00:17

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and burning his body. The Tuscaloosa News reports jurors will convene Friday to de...
2019-06-14 15:34

A$AP Rocky testifies at trial, says he tried to avoid fight American rapper A$AP Rocky testifies at his assault trial, says he did everything possible to avoid conflict with two men he says persistently followed the artist’s entourage in Stockholm, and that one of the men picked a fight with one of his bodygu...
2019-08-01 16:17

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky to testify in assault trial U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday on the second day of his assault trial after he and two of his entourage were accused of punching and kicking a teenager....
2019-08-01 13:51

Germany to put 92-year old man on trial for Nazi crimes A 92-year old German man will go on trial in October charged with helping to murder 5,230 prisoners, many of them Jewish, at a Nazi death camp in World War Two, prosecutors said on Thursday....
2019-08-08 16:00

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump administration initiative pushing for home procedures....
2019-07-17 15:00

Ex-Sporting Lisbon president to face trial The ex-president of a leading Portuguese soccer team will stand trial along with 43 other defendants for allegedly ordering an assault on the club's football players in May 2018, a judge ruled in Lisbon on Thursday....
2019-08-02 20:34

Rape Trial Begins for Former NFL Pro Kellen Winslow Jr. Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. began trial Monday amid charges of lewd conduct, indecent exposure, and raping two women last year, as well as a 2003 rape of an unconscious 17-year-old girl....
2019-05-21 15:17

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a political rally on the outskirts of Buenos Aires....
2019-05-25 09:00

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spreading online....
2019-06-14 03:17

Assange extradition trial set for February 2020 The 47-year-old WikiLeaks founder faces charges in the United States under the Espionage Act. The UK must now determine whether he can be extradited to the US to stand trial for them....
2019-06-14 20:17

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing and fatal malady commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease....
2019-07-17 02:17

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramatic, if not shocking, allegations of corruption....
2019-05-22 02:00

Germany: 92-year-old former SS guard to face trial The man is accused of being complicit in the deaths of 5,230 inmates during a period of almost a year working as a guard at the Stutthof concentration camp. The trial is set to begin in October....
2019-08-09 03:34

Man on trial in killings arrested through genetic genealogy A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime....
2019-06-13 04:00

He threw a fridge off a cliff, now he's facing trial A man mocked recycling as he dumped a fridge off a cliff in Almería, Spain. Police made him haul it back up and now he's facing trial and a possible fine....
2019-08-04 21:17

The Latest: Ex-NFL player will face new rape trial VISTA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a rape case against former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. (all times local): 11:25 a.m. California prosecutors will retry Kellen Winslow Jr. on eight charges left undecided by the jury that convicted the former NFL p...
2019-06-14 20:51

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in which prosecutors claimed the Nxivm leader used his inner circle to groom women for sex. Prosecutors sa...
2019-06-19 16:00

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took 39 Thai women to Germany over a five-year period....
2019-05-21 22:17

Three Russians, one Ukrainian to be tried for murder in MH17 trial An international investigation team named four suspects Wednesday in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine in 2014 that left nearly 300 dead, saying the group will be tried for murder in a case set to start in March....
2019-06-19 17:17

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted President Omar al-Bashir would be sent for trial soon on corruption charges related to his three decades in power....
2019-06-15 18:51

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless homicide in the death of a 4-year-old boy. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the trial of 19-year-old ...
2019-06-10 08:34

New date set for Navy SEAL murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy court has postponed the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of murder in the 2017 death of an Islamic State prisoner under his care in Iraq. Defense attorney Tim Parlatore said Thursday the trial of Special Operations Chief Edward Ga...
2019-06-07 01:51

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to go on trial next July SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Elizabeth Holmes will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and the public as the head of the once-heralded blood-testing startup Theranos. U.S. District Court Judge...
2019-06-29 20:34

Get Amazon Prime Day Deals With a Free Trial If you’re an Amazon Prime member, you can be noncommittal about Amazon Prime Day. You’ve already paid your $119 annual fee or monthly portion of it, so what’s it going to hurt to browse through some of the discounts the megastore is hawking for two d...
2019-07-02 00:34

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin filed a motion to try to have his guilty verdict tossed earlier this year after an explosive VICE News...
2019-07-03 22:51

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it operated responsibly and lawfully....
2019-05-29 02:00

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' trial set Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, will go to trial August 4, 2020, a federal judge ruled Friday in San Jose, California....
2019-07-01 13:51

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a precedent for thousands of other US lawsuits against drug manufacturers....
2019-05-29 04:00

The murder trial of Thomas Gilbert Jr. all came down to a can of Coke He was cooked by a Coke. Jurors in the murder trial of pampered Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. said their guilty verdict eventually turned on a can of soda. “The can of coke: it was really our ‘aha’ moment,” said juror no. 11, Steven D...
2019-06-29 01:34

Texas man at large after skipping end of his murder trial DALLAS (AP) — Authorities are searching for a 25-year-old Texas man who went on the run the night before a jury found him guilty of murder. The Dallas County District Attorney’s office say Rene Adrian Carrillo cut off his ankle monitor Wednesda...
2019-06-29 00:34

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces three felony charges for harboring and conspiring to transport two undocumented immigrants at a home ca...
2019-06-07 06:17

Jury deliberating again in trial of dad in deaths of 5 kids COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jurors are again deliberating whether a South Carolina father is guilty of murder in the deaths of his five children. After 90 minutes of discussions Monday, the Lexington County jury resumed its deliberations in the Timothy Jon...
2019-06-04 16:34

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed a half-hour while Gilbert’s lawyer, Arnold Levine, visited him in a holding cell and tried to persuade him t...
2019-06-05 22:51

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people. Prosecutors accuse the 50-year-old defendant of intentionally targeting people he believed to be for...
2019-06-07 19:34

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has......
2019-06-18 05:00

8 more to face trial over murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Now that the first five have been convicted, eight more gangbangers will face trial after the summer for the machete-and-knife mistaken-identity murder of teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz. Among the suspects to go on trial on Sept. 23 is Diego Sue...
2019-06-18 08:01

Federal prosecutor sits in at Garner administrative trial A federal prosecutor is sitting in on the administrative trial of a New York City police officer accused of killing Eric Garner with a chokehold banned by the department....
2019-06-05 20:00

Trial of 4 suspects in MH17 downing to start in March The international investigation team into the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has charged three Russians and a Ukrainian separatist with the murder of 298 people on board the plane that was shot down over Ukraine...
2019-06-19 15:00

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other charges except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
2019-07-03 02:00

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during their botched 2017 secession attempt....
2019-06-13 00:34

Are You a Citizen? The Trump Census Question on Trial: QuickTake When U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced in March 2018 that he was adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census, it triggered legal challenges by cities, counties, states and immigrant-rights groups. One of the lawsuits, brought b...
2019-07-11 17:17

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the death of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens....
2019-06-14 05:00

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new technique....
2019-06-18 03:34

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally. The jury received the case Friday in U.S. District Court in Tucson before br...
2019-06-10 19:34

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of all but one charge in war crimes trial Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive Islamic State fighter....
2019-07-03 03:34

Trial set for ex-driver accused of abusing disabled girl OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former Mississippi bus driver accused of sitting on and threatening to kill a disabled child. The Sun Herald reports Antioinette Jane Raymond is set to go to court in November. The former St...
2019-06-17 15:51

Teunissen keeps yellow jersey after team time trial Dutch rider Mike Teunissen has kept the Tour de France yellow jersey after his Jumbo-Visma squad won Sunday's team time trial       ...
2019-07-07 18:17

Ousted Sudan president to be referred for trial soon: prosecutor Sudan's chief prosecutor said on Saturday that ousted president Omar al-Bashir will be referred for trial soon after a period for objections expires....
2019-06-15 16:01

Closing arguments at trial of self-improvement group founder NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says the former spiritual leader of a cult-like self-improvement group was a “con man” and a “crime boss.” Assistant U.S. Attorney Moira Penza delivered closing arguments on Monday at the t...
2019-06-17 17:17

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled by leaks, missteps and a recanting witness....
2019-06-17 19:17

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. President Donald Tr...
2019-06-18 03:00

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
2019-06-13 20:51

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new investigative technique authorities used to link him to the crime....
2019-06-12 23:00

Closing arguments next in trial of ex-Michigan State dean LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the trial of a former medical school dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned former sports doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University. William Strampel is charged with second-degree crim...
2019-06-11 07:51

Children killed by dad remembered in his death penalty trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the teachers who taught some of the children who were killed by their father in their South Carolina home five years ago. Prosecutors are trying to show how special and unique each of Timothy Jones Jr....
2019-06-07 17:17

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of border activist Scott Warren. The jury indicated they were unable to agree on a verdict for all three...
2019-06-11 06:34

The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to Trial A 32-year-old murder case has its first arrest after police turn to genetic genealogy. The technique's legality is now getting scrutiny in the courtroom....
2019-06-11 02:51

US Navy SEAL Acquitted Of Most Serious Charges In War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a......
2019-07-03 03:00

O.J. Simpson Says "Life Is Fine" 25 Years After Murder Trial O.J. Simpson is living life in the present. Twenty-five years ago, on June 12, 1994, his ex wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman stabbed to death outside her California......
2019-06-10 18:51

'El Chapo' loses bid for new trial in U.S. drug trafficking case A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid for a new trial, finding that misconduct by jurors during the Mexican crime lord's drug trafficking case was not a reason to overturn their guilty verdict....
2019-07-04 07:34

Starbucks launches reusable cups trial at UK airport LONDON (AP) — Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain’s Gatwick Airport reusable cups while waiting for their flights in hopes of cutting down on waste. The one-month pilot program ...
2019-06-10 15:17

Maurice the rooster in the dock in divisive French trial A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural communities....
2019-07-04 17:51

16 stand trial in Turkey over anti-government protests ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 has begun in Turkey as rights groups say the allegations are baseless. The trial is taking place Monday and Tuesday in a prison comp...
2019-06-24 11:00

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
2019-06-20 23:34

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who says he was fulfilling his duty to help others when he encountered two migrants near the U.S.-Mexico b...
2019-06-07 08:00

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a closet, according to a report....
2019-06-19 03:34

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s president, has been adjourned until July 18. Canan Kaftancioglu, who heads the secular Republican People̵...
2019-06-28 11:17

Trial to open against Thomas Keller and his 3-star eateries SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former employee of celebrated American chef Thomas Keller is suing him and his three-star Michelin restaurants for pregnancy discrimination. Vanessa Scott-Allen says she was denied a job transfer from Per Se in New York to the ...
2019-06-03 10:00

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020....
2019-07-10 20:00

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and hidden in a closet for at least three years, a prosecutor announced that she plans to add a special c...
2019-06-19 04:17

The Latest: Jurors hearing arguments in activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local): 10 a.m. Jurors are hearing closing arguments in federal court in Arizona in the trial of a border activist charged with harboring two immigrant men he says he was simply helping. Federal prosecuto...
2019-06-07 19:34

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh trial after the U.S. Supreme Court found racial bias in jury selection. District Attorney Doug Evans...
2019-06-22 15:51

Judge declines new trial for Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman A federal judge in New York denied Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's appeal for a new trial Wednesday, citing a "mountain range of evidence."...
2019-07-04 00:51

The Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial will start next summer After the scandal, the book, the podcasts and the documentary, the Theranos debacle is finally going to court -- in 2020. U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila set the start date of co-founder Elizabeth Holmes' criminal trial for August 4th of...
2019-06-29 06:00

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a rival Chicago street gang member. Attorneys gave opening statements Tuesday in Ernesto Godinez’s...
2019-06-12 01:51

Gatwick hosts UK's first airport reusable coffee cup trial Customers buying coffee from South Terminal Starbucks will be able to borrow free refillable cup The UK’s first airport reusable coffee cup trial gets under way this week at Gatwick, offering passengers the opportunity to borrow and return refillable...
2019-06-10 05:17

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contributing to the nation’s opioid crisis. Several states have reached settlements with drugmakers. ...
2019-05-27 17:17

Philadelphia D.A. says Meek Mill should get a new trial because judge has been biased Philadelphia's district attorney says the former judge who sentenced Meek Mill abused her discretion and has been biased against the rapper.        ...
2019-05-23 09:34

Fraud trial abandoned because expert witness had no expertise Past carbon credit convictions may be unsafe after Andrew Ager found to be unqualifiedThe safety of convictions secured in more than 20 fraud trials may have to be examined after an expert witness was found to be inadequately qualified.The Crown Pros...
2019-05-29 22:51

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge ruled on Thursday....
2019-07-19 05:51

Witness in A$AP Rocky's assault trial in Stockholm changes her testimony A witness in the case against rapper A$AP Rocky for assault in Stockholm, Sweden revised her story ahead of the verdict on Friday, revealing that she did not in fact see the American star strike a man with a bottle....
2019-08-02 19:17

The Latest: Border activist who helped migrants now on trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the federal trial against a border activist charged with harboring migrants in Arizona (all times local): 6:10 p.m. A lawyer for a border activist being tried in Tucson for helping two migrants with water, food and ...
2019-05-30 03:34

Prosecution rests in death penalty trial of SC father COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The prosecution has rested its case in the death penalty trial of a South Carolina father charged with killing his five young children. Prosecutor Rick Hubbard told the judge the state had called its last witness when the trial ...
2019-05-22 18:17

A$AP Rocky says he wants justice, not money, during assault trial interrogation American rapper A$AP Rocky appealed for "justice" at his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday and testified that he had acted in self-defense during a "scary" June street fight....
2019-08-04 00:17

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and served as a textbook example of our deeply flawed criminal justice system. But his nightmare might soon b...
2019-07-17 22:51

A$AP Rocky's assault trial enters final scheduled day The trial of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky on a charge of assault will go into what could be its final day on Friday with the 30-year-old and two of his entourage facing up to two years in prison if they are found guilty....
2019-08-02 03:51

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
2019-05-22 00:51

A Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 92, Is Going on Trial in Germany (BERLIN) — A 92-year-old former SS private will go on trial this fall in Germany on 5,230 counts of being an accessory to murder, accused of helping the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp function, a Hamburg court said Thursday. Though he...
2019-08-08 22:00

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate’s death ROSHARON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died. Lou Joffrion slammed inmate David Witt in August 2017 in an attack that...
2019-05-21 21:17

Witness at A$AP Rocky trial didn’t see rapper with bottle A witness in the A$AP Rocky assault case has revised her story from initial police reports, testifying in a Swedish court that she didn’t actually see the American rapper hitting a man with a bottle...
2019-08-02 18:51

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they face up to 10 years in prison. The first of several...
2019-05-29 18:51

Depression: Esketamine trial leaves 'more questions than answers' A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the road?...
2019-05-23 10:51

Jeffrey Epstein could face sex trafficking trial next June Financier Jeffrey Epstein could go to trial on charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of underage girls as early as next June, though his lawyers told a court on Wednesday they may need more time....
2019-08-01 02:00

Rapper A$AP Rocky to testify in Sweden assault trial Musician to give testimony in case that prompted feud between Donald Trump and SwedenThe US rapper A$AP Rocky is expected to give testimony in a Swedish court on Thursday, on the second day of an assault trial that has sparked international attention...
2019-08-01 11:01

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28 14:34

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel the opioid epidemic....
2019-05-28 16:17

NRL player Jack de Belin committed for rape trial Dragons lock faces charges of five counts of rapeDe Belin pleaded not guilty in FebruarySidelined NRL star Jack de Belin has been committed to stand trial on charges he raped a teenager five times.The 28-year-old St George Illawarra lock and another ...
2019-07-24 10:17

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona. Defendant Scott Daniel Warren has argued that his spiritual values compel him to help all people in ...
2019-05-28 18:34

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate change...
2019-05-28 18:51

A$AP Rocky poised to testify in second day of Sweden assault trial American rapper A$AP Rocky is set to testify on the second day of a trial in Sweden, where he is accused of assault in an alleged street fight.        ...
2019-08-01 19:17

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.        ...
2019-05-28 23:34

China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates....
2019-07-23 11:17

Judge Chides Qualcomm Executives Over FTC Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
2019-05-23 18:17

A$AP Rocky on Trial in Sweden Says He Begged Accuser to Leave Him Alone A$AP Rocky testified Thursday during his trial in a Swedish courtroom that he begged the man he and his entourage are accused of assaulting to leave them alone prior to the altercation that has the rapper facing an assault charge....
2019-08-02 07:17

Spin in psychiatric clinical trial reports is widespread Enlarge / The drugs totally work. We swear. (credit: www.quotecatalog.com) It's not just longform journalism and apoplectic Internet commenters that prompt a "tl;dr" from readers. Research papers trigger it, too, as scientists are so inundated with...
2019-08-09 19:34

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fixed Monday for examining prosecution witnesses and......
2019-07-15 01:17

Prosecutors demand 40 years in abortion trial in El Salvador The controversial retrial of a rape victim in El Salvador concluded Friday, a case that has drawn international attention because of the country's strict abortion laws and could see the young woman's sentence lengthened....
2019-08-17 00:34

Trial set for 82-year-old charged in bank robbery in Tucson PHOENIX (AP) — An Oct. 8 trial has been scheduled for an 82-year-old man charged with bank robbery in the January 2018 holdup of a Tucson credit union. Robert Krebs has pleaded not guilty to the federal charge in the robbery at a branch of Pyramid Fe...
2019-08-16 19:00

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in the attribution of 52 public works contracts worth around US$1.2 billion during her 2007-2015 presid...
2019-05-21 18:34

New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side effects....
2019-07-12 23:51

Man caught at St. Pat’s with gas cans found mentally unfit for trial Now even his prosecutors agree: the former Lehman College philosophy adjunct professor accused of entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying cans of gasoline last April is mentally unfit for trial. The attempted arson charges against Marc Lampar...
2019-07-12 07:00

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the infection...
2019-08-13 01:51

A$AP Rocky guilty in Sweden assault trial, but won't go to jail Rapper A$AP Rocky was found guilty of assault in a Sweden court Wednesday, but avoided a jail sentence because it was determined his crime was not of a "serious nature."...
2019-08-15 05:51

What Jeffrey Epstein could face heading into trafficking trial The arrest of infamous multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has prompted much speculation — not the least of which is what steps his attorneys will take to keep him from serving the maximum 45-year sentence in prison....
2019-07-12 17:34

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 19:34

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money to college coaches....
2019-05-21 14:39

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of the Center for Innovations in Medicine, has already tested the concoction on hundreds of mice with pr...
2019-05-21 14:39

Sex assault trial starts for former MSU hoops star Cleaves An attorney for former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves says during his trial on sexual assault charges that consensual sex between two adults is not a crime....
2019-08-10 18:34

FBI seek sex abuse suspect awaiting trial in New Mexico ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Federal authorities are searching for a defendant in a sexual abuse case who went missing from a halfway house in Albuquerque. FBI officials said Monday that Jan Jay Moolenijzer was under strict pre-trial release conditions w...
2019-08-13 03:17

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft ruled that surveillance video could also not be...
2019-05-21 19:34

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz province to businessman Lázaro Báez's Grupo Austral firm....
2019-05-21 18:34

Philadelphia DA Accuses Judge of Bias, Says Meek Mill Should Get New Trial Meek Mill’s legal woes have not only been lengthy, but have provided a textbook example of just how deeply flawed our criminal justice system is. But after years of bad news, the Maybach Music signee might finally be seeing the light at the end of th...
2019-05-23 21:00

The Traitor review – the real goodfellas: Cosa Nostra on trial There are some show-stopping scenes in Bellocchio’s handsome true-crime movie about mafia informantsMarco Bellocchio’s The Traitor is a big, handsomely shot, true-crime gangster movie, ranging over 30 years from the early 1970s to the late 90s, scrip...
2019-05-23 21:51

Florida man throws feces at judge during trial, misses — and is acquitted MIAMI — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade Circu...
2019-06-22 05:17

Judge Knocks Credibility of Qualcomm Executives in Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the federal judge who delivered the decision....
2019-05-23 23:34

Berta Cáceres murder trial plagued by allegations of cover-ups set to end Verdict against eight men accused in the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist will be handed down on ThursdayThe verdict against eight men accused over the murder of Honduran indigenous environmentalist Berta Cáceres will be handed down on ...
2019-05-21 17:34

Cyprus court sets trial for confessed serial killer NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cypriot court says an army captain who has confessed to killing seven foreign women and girls will stand trial next week. A district court judge said Friday the 35 year-old suspect will remain in custody until his trial befor...
2019-06-21 11:51

A$AP Rocky testifies in second day of Sweden assault trial, says he tried to avoid fight American rapper A$AP Rocky testifies on the second day of a trial in Sweden, where he is accused of assault in an alleged street fight.        ...
2019-08-01 21:34

Prosecutors won’t drop charges against Navy SEAL after trial twist Prosecutors reportedly won’t drop murder charges against a decorated Navy SEAL, after a fellow SEAL unexpectedly confessed in court Thursday to being the person who really killed a teen ISIS prisoner. Special Warfare Operator 1st Class Corey Sc...
2019-06-21 21:17

Court: Defendant throws feces at judge during trial, misses MIAMI (AP) — Court officials say a Florida man charged with burglary defecated during his criminal trial and tried to throw his feces at the judge. The Miami Herald reports 33-year-old Dorleans Philidor was sitting in a wheelchair next to Miami-Dade ...
2019-06-22 01:00

A$AP Rocky testifies at assault trial, says he was ‘scared’ and tried to ‘de-escalate’ situation American rapper A$AP Rocky testified Thursday at his assault trial in Sweden that he did everything possible to avoid a confrontation with two men he said were persistently following his entourage in Stockholm, but one of those men picked a fight wit...
2019-08-01 20:00

Rights group says Mexico puts activists on trial to win over Trump Mexico will try two veteran organizers of migrant caravans on Tuesday in a move that rights activists said was aimed at appeasing the Trump administration after an agreement last week that averted new U.S. tariffs on its southern neighbor....
2019-06-11 04:34

Witness in Navy SEAL trial takes blame for killing SAN DIEGO (AP) — A war crimes witness shocked the court at the murder trial of a decorated Navy SEAL when he said he killed a wounded Islamic State captive in Iraq in 2017 — not his accused platoon leader. Prosecutors are expected to call more SEALs ...
2019-06-21 06:17

Trial begins for student disfigured by science experiment gone wrong Former pupil Alonzo Yanes was in 10th grade on the morning of Jan. 2, 2014, when his chemistry teacher, Anna Poole, opened a jug of methyl to conduct a “Rainbow Demonstration,” the plaintiff’s lawyer said....
2019-06-10 23:34

A$AP Rocky says he was scared during street brawl in assault trial testimony American rapper A$AP Rocky testified that he was scared and acted in self-defense during a June street fight when he spoke on the second day of his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday, in a case being monitored from the courtroom by the President Don...
2019-08-01 19:34

Rapper A$AP Rocky to face trial in Sweden, Trump outraged U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky will go on trial for assault in Sweden on July 30 over his alleged involvement in a street brawl in Stockholm, the Swedish public prosecutor announced on Thursday, prompting an angry response from President Donald Trump....
2019-08-01 01:34

Oklahoma reaches $85 mln settlement with Teva Pharmaceuticals ahead of trial Oklahoma has reached a $85 million settlement agreement with Israeli-based Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd ahead of the start of a trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit over the opioid epidemic, the state's attorney general said on Sunday....
2019-05-26 19:51

Jailed Citgo executives ordered to stand trial in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A judge in Venezuela has ordered a trial in the case of six American oil executives held for 18 months on corruption charges that have contributed to tensions with the U.S. During a hearing Friday, judge Rosvelin Gil dismiss...
2019-06-08 06:51

Harvey Weinstein hires two new attorneys ahead of sex assault trial Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood movie mogul, has hired two lawyers from a Chicago-based firm to join the legal team representing him in his September trial on rape and sexual assault charges, his representatives said on Thursday....
2019-06-28 03:17

'They’re going to bonfire me': French trial for Briton over film-maker's death Death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996 and protracted, bungled investigation has gripped Ireland After 23 years of trying to clear his name, Ian Bailey is bracing for the appellation he has always dreaded: convicted murderer.A court ...
2019-05-26 15:51

Russian journalist released pending trial on drug charges Ivan Golunov moved to house arrest after hundreds of supporters picket police HQA Russian journalist arrested on drug charges has been released from jail pending trial amid a public outcry over the case.The surprise decision to move Ivan Golunov to h...
2019-06-09 15:17

Awards Given To Lawyers In US Navy SEAL War Crimes Trial Revoked U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer on Wednesday revoked awards given to several military prosecutors in the court-martial of a Navy SEAL who was acquitted of murdering an Iraqi prisoner but convicted......
2019-08-01 05:34

Trial of Navy SEAL accused of killing prisoner set for June SAN DIEGO (AP) — The court martial of a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic state prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 is scheduled to start June 10. Navy spokesman Brian O’Rourke says the trial should last about two weeks. It had been schedu...
2019-05-24 23:17

Making a Murderer lawyer says trial should have been dropped over 'polluted jury' MAKING a Murderer lawyer Jerry Buting has let rip at prosecutor Ken Kratz for “polluting” the jury pool ahead of Steven Avery’s notorious murder trial....
2019-06-22 12:34

| Corruption trial of Sudan's Bashir to begin August 17: lawyer The trial of ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges will begin on August 17, his lawyer has said, after the ex-president failed to appear in court for the first session....
2019-08-01 14:17

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opioid painkillers: It was the day he died of an overdose....
2019-05-24 14:51

Founder of alleged U.S. sex cult Nxivm calls no witnesses at trial Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials, said Friday that he would call no witnesses at his trial, setting the stage for jurors to begin deliberating on his fate next week....
2019-06-14 22:17

Prosecutors won't drop charges against Navy SEAL despite trial twist Military prosecutors said on Friday they will not drop premeditated murder charges against a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with stabbing to death a teenaged Islamic State militant in Iraq in 2017, despite testimony from another SEAL who claimed to have kill...
2019-06-22 06:00

A Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial A vaccine for the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.—the bacterial disease chlamydia—is now a substantial step closer to reality. On Monday, researchers reported that two of their vaccine candidates were found to be saf...
2019-08-13 23:51

Enanta's lung infection therapy succeeds in mid-stage trial Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday its treatment for a highly contagious respiratory infection met the main goal of reducing virus levels in the body and improving symptoms in patients in a mid-stage study....
2019-06-14 13:17

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault at start of trial in Stockholm US rapper and two members of entourage accused of attack in Swedish capital on 30 JuneA$AP Rocky has pleaded not guilty to assault at the start of his trial in Sweden in a case that has strained international relations after celebrity entertainers ra...
2019-07-31 21:51

Alleged victims won’t testify at Proud Boys trial for UES brawl Manhattan jurors serving on the trial of a pair of Proud Boys charged for a brawl with violent anti-fascist protesters outside a Republican club will not hear from the alleged victims, prosecutors revealed Thursday. Assistant DA Joshua Steinglass sai...
2019-08-01 23:17

Jury reaches partial verdict in trial of Benghazi militant WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal jury has reached a partial verdict in the case against a Libyan militant accused of playing an instrumental role in the 2012 Benghazi attacks. The jury in Washington found Mustafa al-Imam guilty on two counts. It did not r...
2019-06-14 00:34

A$AP Rocky Freed From Swedish Jail After Assault Trial Ends Rapper A$AP Rocky was freed Friday after more than a month in a Swedish jail following the end of his assault trial. The New York-born rapper will also be allowed to leave the country for the first time since his July 3 arrest while he awaits the dec...
2019-08-02 23:51

Uganda begins largest trial of experimental Ebola vaccine Researchers in Uganda are launching the largest-ever trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine that is expected to be deployed in neighboring Congo, where a deadly outbreak has killed over 1,800 people....
2019-08-03 12:34

War crimes murder trial of Navy SEAL due to start in San Diego Jury selection was set to begin on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and shooting unarmed civilians, a war crimes case that has drawn the attention of U.S. Presiden...
2019-06-17 13:17

Spain: Ex-Catalonia VP tells trial court voting isn't crime The former regional vice president of Catalonia's government has told Spain's Supreme Court voting in a banned referendum on breaking away from Spain can't be considered a crime....
2019-06-12 20:17

Michael Avenatti gets trial date over alleged Nike extortion Lawyer Michael Avenatti, an outspoken critic of U.S. President Donald Trump, is scheduled to go to trial on Nov. 12 in federal court in Manhattan on charges of extorting Nike Inc....
2019-06-18 22:17

A$AP Rocky Lands Back in U.S. After Sweden Assault Trial Ends Rapper A$AP Rocky was spotted landing at Los Angeles International Airport late Friday local time, the Associated Press reports, after more than a month in a Swedish jail following the end of his assault trial. The New York-born rapper was allowed to...
2019-08-04 02:51

Corruption trial against CFK to begin next week, Supreme Court confirms Justices, seeking to avoid 'future arguements' about case's validity after a strong political backlash to its ruling, declare trial against former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will begin on Tuesday....
2019-05-21 18:34

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in New York NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. The Nov. 12 trial date was set Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe at a pretrial hearing in Manhatt...
2019-06-18 19:51

The Latest: Jury selected in Navy SEAL’s murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 10:05 a.m. A jury has been selected to decide the fate of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing a tee...
2019-06-18 19:51

AFLX ditched after two-season trial to provide clear air for AFLW League’s priority next year is on women’s gameShortened version of game attracted plenty of criticismAfter just two instalments and no shortage of scepticism from AFL clubs and fans, AFLX is no more.AFL football operations manager Steve Hocking has c...
2019-08-06 11:34

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given cannabidiol, ...
2019-05-22 03:34

In New York sex cult trial, leader's tactics echo those of other sects The New York man charged with keeping women as sex slaves branded with his initials is one of the few cult leaders to face prosecution in the United States, but he controlled his followers in ways that are strikingly similar to those of cult figures ...
2019-06-18 14:34

Kraft trial postponed while prosecutors appeal video ruling A Florida judge has delayed the trial of New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft on a misdemeanor charge that he paid for sex at a massage parlor        ...
2019-05-21 23:51

Argentina's ex-President Cristina Fernandez on trial ahead of election bid Former President Cristina Fernandez has accused her rivals of orchestrating a corruption trial to thwart her October election bid. She can be prosecuted but, as a senator, not imprisoned....
2019-05-21 22:17

Egypt’s ousted president Morsi dies in court during trial CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and died ...
2019-06-17 20:17

The Latest: Combat vets possible jurors in Navy SEAL trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 6:15 p.m. A defense lawyer for a Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner says he’s ...
2019-06-18 03:34

Jury deadlocks in trial of aid volunteer accused of harboring migrants Scott Warren, a humanitarian aid volunteer, was accused of harboring two undocumented immigrants in Ajo, Arizona.        ...
2019-06-12 15:17

A$AP Rocky pleads not guilty to assault as Stockholm trial begins American rapper A$AP Rocky pleaded not guilty to assault charges in a Swedish court on Tuesday, on the first day of a trial that has grabbed the attention of US President Donald Trump and the world's media....
2019-07-31 23:34

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison. Anadolu Agency says those sentenced on Thursday ...
2019-06-20 13:00

Ron Goldman’s sister hails him as ‘hero’ in first interview since OJ Simpson trial A quarter-century after her brother Ron Goldman and her friend Nicole Brown Simpson were slashed to death, Kim Goldman hailed him as a hero in a new interview in which she spoke out about the infamous OJ Simpson case for the first time. “I usua...
2019-06-11 21:00

Former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei put on trial for bribery in China Meng vanished in September during a visit to China from his home in LyonFormer Interpol chief Meng Hongwei has been put on trial for bribery, according to Chinese state media.Official government mouthpiece the People’s Daily claimed Meng had admitted...
2019-06-20 08:34

Trial for priests accused of abusing deaf Argentine students Ezequiel Villalonga signs frantically with his hands to express the power he feels after years of suffering now that the priests whom he and other former students at an Argentine institute for the deaf accuse of abuse are finally going to trial...
2019-08-04 19:51

Amanda Knox breaks down in Italy as she relives murder trial Amanda Knox, back in Italy for the first time since her 2015 murder acquittal, broke down in tears on Saturday as she relived her eight-year ordeal of trials and imprisonment, and the media frenzy surrounding it....
2019-06-15 18:51

Arizona border activist trial ends in hung jury TUCSON – A final verdict could not be reached for a man accused of harboring and conspiring to transport undocumented immigrants Tuesday afternoon –resulting in a hung jury. BREAKING: Hung jury in the trial of No More Deaths volunteer Dr. Scott Warr...
2019-06-11 23:34

Arizona migrant activist trial results in hung jury An Arizona jury on Tuesday said it was unable to reach a verdict in the trial of U.S. human rights activist Scott Warren, who was accused of harboring two undocumented migrants and conspiring to hide them from law enforcement....
2019-06-12 00:00

A$AP Rocky assault trial: prosecutor calls for six-month sentence US rapper has been in detention since 3 July over incident in Swedish capitalA Swedish prosecutor has demanded that A$AP Rocky serve six months in prison for assault causing actual bodily harm in a case that that has outraged the US rapper’s fans and...
2019-08-02 17:00

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy to face corruption trial Nicolas Sarkozy will face trial in the coming months in a corruption and influence peddling case. The former French president has been plagued by multiple scandals since losing his 2012 re-election bid....
2019-06-19 17:17

US resident released after years in Iran prison says he was put on 'show trial' Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese IT expert jailed for espionage, says his release may have served to reduce tensions between US and IranA Lebanese man who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kid...
2019-06-12 04:17

Jury to begin deliberating in trial of accused sex cult founder Jurors on Wednesday are expected to begin deliberating the fate of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept on starvation diets, branded with his initials and ordered to have sex with him....
2019-06-19 16:17

Regeneron's Ebola treatment proves superior to rival in trial Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Monday its experimental treatment for Ebola proved superior to a rival therapy from Mapp Biopharmaceutical at preventing death, in a trial evaluating four treatments for infections caused by the deadly virus....
2019-08-12 19:51

NHS hospital to trial genetic analysis for blood pressure patients Around 100 people undergoing treatment for hypertension in the UK are to get their DNA analysed in a pioneering trial to see if genetic data can help healthcare ...
2019-05-21 17:51

Trial set for Navy SEAL in Islamic State prisoner’s killing SAN DIEGO (AP) — The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin with jury selection on Monday. The politically charged case has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking th...
2019-06-17 08:00

Sex cult trial in New York moves to closing arguments on Monday Jurors are expected to hear closing arguments on Monday in the trial of Keith Raniere, the New York man accused of trapping women in a sex cult and having them branded with his initials....
2019-06-17 13:17

Judge releases A$AP Rocky from custody until assault trial verdict The Swedish judge in the assault trial of U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky and two of his entourage ordered that the three men be released from custody on Friday until the verdict....
2019-08-02 20:34

AP Explains: Catalan trial that gripped Spain draws to close A dozen politicians and activists on trial for their failed bid in 2017 to carve out an independent Catalan republic in northeastern Spain will deliver their final statements Wednesday as four months of hearings draw to an end....
2019-06-12 11:17

Judge won’t order new trial in Maryland nuclear bunker death ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — A judge has refused to order a new trial for a wealthy stock trader convicted of murder in the fiery death of a man who was helping him secretly dig tunnels for an underground nuclear bunker beneath a Maryland home. Montgomery C...
2019-06-13 18:00

Alleged Islamic State fighter on trial in Netherlands for war crimes A Dutch-born alleged Islamic State militant went on trial in the Netherlands on Monday for war crimes committed in Iraq and Syria, after posing with a crucified body and sharing images of dead victims online....
2019-07-08 17:51

Jeffrey Epstein denied bail while awaiting sex trafficking trial Federal judge rules financier is a ‘danger to others’ while awaiting trial for the alleged sexual abuse of underage girls from 2002 to 2005Jeffrey Epstein has been denied bail while awaiting a federal sex trafficking trial in New York.“The government...
2019-07-18 19:34

Trial of Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants begins TUCSON – The trial of an Arizona activist charged with harboring migrants illegally began Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Tucson. Scott Daniel Warren /Arizona State University/ Courtesy: NBC News Dr. Scott Warren is accused of harboring mig...
2019-05-30 02:17

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ Thomas Gilbert Jr. refuses to attend his trial The Princeton graduate accused of fatally shooting his father after his allowance was slashed by $100 refused Thursday to attend his own murder trial. Defense lawyer Arnold Levine visited defendant Thomas Gilbert Jr. in a cell tucked behind the court...
2019-06-04 23:51

US Navy SEAL Spared Jail But Demoted After War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body was sentenced on Wednesday to a demotion in......
2019-07-04 02:17

Financier Jeffrey Epstein To Remain Jailed Until Sex Trafficking Trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a US judge ruled on Thursday....
2019-07-19 08:51

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing Johnson & Jo...
2019-05-29 20:34

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid epidemic on Wednesday during the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing d...
2019-05-29 19:51

Oklahoma lawyers at trial's end say opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 20:51

UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-15 18:51

Julian Alaphilippe stuns Tour de France with time-trial win Inspired by his yellow jersey, the Frenchman held off defending champion Geraint Thomas to extend his race lead and win the only individual time trial stage....
2019-07-19 23:34

Jury resumes deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury in San Diego resumed deliberations on Tuesday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with murdering a wounded Islamic State prisoner in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians during a 2017 deployment in Iraq....
2019-07-02 20:51

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
2019-07-13 01:17

Jury to resume deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury in California was due to resume deliberations on Tuesday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL charged with murdering a captured Islamic State fighter who had been brought to a U.S. outpost in Iraq for medical treatment....
2019-07-02 16:51

Average Man vs Time Trial: Just how hard is cycling’s race against the clock? "Just how hard is it to ride a professional cycling Individual Time Trial course? Eurosport’s Tom Bennett investigates, tackling the 32km Stage 16 route at the 2018 La Vuelta and looking to use advice from Sir Bradley Wiggins."...
2019-06-02 14:34

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker Johnson & Johnson of fuelling the U.S. opioid epidemic....
2019-05-29 13:34

Jury begins deliberations in U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial A military jury began deliberations on Monday in the war crimes trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL after closing arguments in which prosecutors said the defendant's own words proved his guilt and the defense cited a lack of physical evidence to support the ch...
2019-07-02 08:17

Haaas F1 commits to split-spec trial with new parts for German GP The Haas Formula 1 team will introduce an aerodynamic upgrade for Kevin Magnussen at the German Grand Prix and continue its experiment with Romain Grosjean using the specification from Australia...
2019-07-22 11:51

Man accused of killing his child’s mom, fleeing to Cuba to stand trial NEWARK, N.J. — An attorney is going to trial on charges that he shot and killed the mother of his child at her home in an upscale New Jersey suburb, then fled to Cuba and was caught by customs authorities in Havana who had received an Interpol alert ...
2019-06-04 14:51

U.S. Navy SEAL spared jail but demoted after war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dead body was sentenced on Wednesday to a demotion in rank and pay....
2019-07-04 07:34

Artificial skin trial hope to acid attack victims When the burns center at Jinnah Hospital in the Pakistani city of Lahore treats victims of acid attacks, it has to use imported skin that costs at least $900 per square inch -- a prohibitive cost for the victims of this type of attack who are usually...
2019-07-04 12:34

A Saudi princess, a bodyguard and a workman: French trial to open The king of Saudi Arabia's daughter is a "caring, humble" person who is the victim of false allegations that she ordered a bodyguard to beat up a workman in her luxury flat in Paris, the princess' lawyer said....
2019-07-08 17:17

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic in the first trial to result from lawsuits over the crisis....
2019-07-16 02:17

Synodus Horrenda: The Macabre Trial of the Corpse of Pope Formoso In AD 897 the holy space of the Basilica of St John of Lateran, Rome, was violated by a truly sinister event inside the dark walls of the house of God.  ...
2019-06-03 19:17

State AGs fighting T-Mobile, Sprint merger say October trial may not be possible An attorney for the state attorneys general who filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping T-Mobile's $26 billion merger with Sprint told the judge on Monday that an Oct. 7 trial may not be possible....
2019-07-16 02:17

Man who fled country to dodge rape trial nabbed 30 years later A man who fled to his native Guatemala while facing rape charges in Westchester County has been arrested 30 years later — after being spotted riding his bike to a deli. Nelson Gustavo Caceres, 51, bolted while out on bail in 1989 to avoid his trial o...
2019-07-09 16:51

The Latest: Kelly accused of paying off victim in 2008 trial Singer R. Kelly is charged with paying off a victim and her family to get them to deny that a video at the center of his 2008 pornography trial depicted sex acts between Kelly and the minor girl...
2019-07-12 18:17

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
2019-06-03 23:51

Constant outbursts turn trial of Ivy League dad ‘killer’ into circus The trial of an Ivy Leaguer accused of gunning down his hedge-fund dad for cutting his allowance turned into a real family circus Wednesday as his mom was questioned by his lawyer. With defendant Thomas Gilbert Jr. repeatedly shouting out “objection”...
2019-05-30 14:34

Closing arguments in Kellen Winslow trial focus on his NFL fame VISTA, Calif. — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegations to prey on his wealth, while prosecutors say his fame empowered him to prey on the most vulnerable. W...
2019-06-05 20:51

Epstein's accusers urge U.S. judge to keep him jailed until sex trafficking trial Two women who say they are victims of sexual misconduct by American financier Jeffrey Epstein on Monday urged a U.S. judge to keep him in jail while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls....
2019-07-15 22:34

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convict...
2019-07-06 02:34

CVS enters home dialysis care with clinical trial of new system CVS Health said on Wednesday it will start a clinical trial of its new home dialysis system this week, setting it up to compete directly with the two largest operators of U.S. dialysis centers, Fresenius Medical Care AG and DaVita Inc....
2019-07-17 14:34

Air France could face trial over 2009 crash of Rio-Paris flight Prosecutors say airline knew of problems with Airbus A330 plane that crashed, killing 228 peopleFrench prosecutors have recommended that Air France face trial for manslaughter and negligence over the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Pari...
2019-07-17 15:17

"Now To Ensure A Fair Trial": Indian Counsel After Kulbhushan Jadhav Win With retired Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav getting a reprieve from the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday, Indian lead counsel Harish Salve now aims to ensure that he gets a fair trial......
2019-07-17 21:51

German IS trial: Mother of tortured girl questioned in Munich A woman thought to be the mother of a Yazidi girl left to die of thirst, allegedly by an Islamic State couple, has been questioned in a Munich court. A German national is on trial for the enslaved girl's death....
2019-07-04 20:34

Instagram hides number of 'likes' from users in Australian trial Social media giant says the trial, which rolls out Thursday, will ‘reduce pressure’ on users of the platform Instagram users in Australia will no longer be able to see how many likes a post has a received under trial changes to “remove pressure” on t...
2019-07-18 00:51

Sydney council to trial Roundup replacement after workers walk off job Blacktown City staff refused to continue using glyphosate weedkillers due to cancer concernsA Sydney council says it will trial a new weedkiller after more than 500 workers walked off the job due to concerns over the use of the glyphosate-based Round...
2019-07-04 17:34

Arizona border activist to stand trial for helping migrants TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A federal trial is scheduled to begin in Tucson for a border activist charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men who were in the U.S. illegally. Scott Daniel Warren says his spiritual v...
2019-05-29 08:51

Psychiatric report says Gregory Bush is competent to stand trial A Kentucky psychiatric report released Wednesday found that a man accused of killing two people at a Kroger grocery store in a racially fueled shooting is now competent to stand trial....
2019-07-25 04:34

Navy SEAL trial exposes divide in normally secretive force SAN DIEGO (AP) — No matter the outcome, the murder trial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher accused of killing a wounded Islamic State captive and shooting civilians in Iraq in 2017 has provided a rare view into the insular Navy SEAL commun...
2019-06-30 19:00

Former Nissan chairman Ghosn in court ahead of misconduct trial Former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn appeared in a Japanese courtroom Thursday for a hearing ahead of his trial on accusations of financial misconduct.        ...
2019-05-23 18:00

Victim’s mom testifies in 1990-cold-case murder trial Before she allegedly gunned down her cheating boyfriend in a Harlem lobby three decades ago, Zunilda Rosario was a screaming, scratching harpy who once held a gun to his head, the victim’s mother testified Thursday — as Manhattan prosecutors began la...
2019-06-07 01:34

Jury selection set for Dallas police officer's murder trial Jury selection in the murder trial of a white former Dallas police officer will begin on the anniversary of the day she fatally shot an unarmed black neighbor in his own apartment....
2019-06-07 18:17

Newron delays schizophrenia drug trial after FDA raises concerns Swiss-listed drugmaker Newron must delay a trial of its prospective schizophrenia medicine evenamide after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration raised concerns about central nervous system (CNS) events that have emerged in rats and dogs....
2019-05-28 08:17

Elizabeth Holmes to Face Trial Next Year on Fraud Charges The Theranos founder and her former deputy will face trial in federal court in August 2020 for charges that they lied to doctors and patients about blood-test results and deceived investors about the disgraced startup’s finances....
2019-06-29 00:00

Former high-flying hedgie ordered to cough up $90M in bonus trial Time to cough it up, Paul. After a decade of sensational courtroom allegations about his rough treatment of underlings — ranging from death threats to taunting a worker with his blingy new watch — hedge-fund mogul Paul Touradji will have to pony up a...
2019-06-07 04:34

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn’t get along, disgraced film produ...
2019-07-11 16:51

DA shows jury gruesome photos of brutally beaten dad at son’s trial Manhattan jurors were shown gruesome photos Wednesday of a man bludgeoned within an inch of his life at the attempted-murder trial of his Columbia-grad son, who prosecutors say beat and tortured his father with a wrench in a dispute over his late mot...
2019-07-25 06:51

Meek Mill Granted New Trial and New Judge in 2008 Conviction The rapper, who has become an outspoken advocate for criminal justice reform, claimed a legal victory after a Pennsylvania appeals court ruled in his favor on Wednesday....
2019-07-24 20:01

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read More...
2019-07-11 22:34

Court to decide whether prep school grad deserves new trial CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court is expected to decide whether a prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate deserves a new trial over ineffective counsel. Owen Labrie reported to jail in December...
2019-06-07 14:00

Trial opens in Germany of couple in extremist ricin plot BERLIN (AP) — A 30-year-old Tunisian and his 43-year-old German wife have gone on trial on charges they were preparing a biological attack in the name of the Islamic State group. Sief Allah H. and Yasmin H. are alleged to have produced ricin in their...
2019-06-07 14:00

Meek Mill granted new trial, 2008 conviction tossed out A Pennsylvania appeals court threw out on Wednesday rapper Meek Mill’s decade-old conviction in a drug and gun case.        ...
2019-07-25 08:00

Closing arguments made in Virginia abortion regulation trial RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A lawyer for women’s health groups challenging four Virginia abortion laws has told a judge the laws are “unnecessary barriers” to women seeking abortions in the state. During closing arguments Thursday, attorne...
2019-06-06 19:34

Lawyer invokes Marvin Gaye in trial of son accused of trying to murder dad A defense attorney for a Columbia University graduate accused of bludgeoning his father in a battle over his late mom’s estate invoked Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in an unusual opening statement Tuesday. “In that song, he said, ‘Fathe...
2019-07-24 02:00

Woman stands trial in 1990 murder of lover in Manhattan Nearly 30 years after she allegedly shot dead her philandering, drug-dealing baby daddy, Zunilda Rosario’s murder trial opened Wednesday in Manhattan Supreme Court. It was 1990 and the height of the crack epidemic when Juan Deleon and his pals got to...
2019-06-06 08:00

Former French PM Fillon's trial over fake jobs set for February 24-March 10 French former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife will stand trial between February 24 and March 10, a Paris court said Thursday, on charges related to a fake jobs scandal that ruined his bid for the 2017 presidency....
2019-07-11 16:00

Trial of strength at 2,000 meters altitude: Celtic wrestling in Austria Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln....
2019-07-31 21:17

Infamous El Chapo hitman extradited to US from Mexico to stand trial Antonio “Jaguar” Marrufo, a high-ranking Sinaloa Cartel member — and one of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s most notorious hitmen — has been extradited to the US from Mexico to face federal racketeering charges, according to offic...
2019-05-29 05:17

Jeffrey Epstein must remain in jail until his trial, judge rules A federal judge on Thursday ordered Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, to remain in jail pending trial, rejecting the multimillionaire's request to return to his Upper East Side mansion under supervision....
2019-07-19 14:51

R. Kelly Accused of Paying Off Family at Center of His 2008 Trial Two new federal indictments charge the R&B singer with making child pornography, obstructing justice and other crimes relating to sex with underage girls....
2019-07-12 17:51

Olay becomes first major skincare brand to trial refillable packs Beauty label to sell moisturiser with recyclable refill pod in attempt to cut plastic wasteOlay has become the first major global skincare brand to test refillable packaging in an attempt to reduce plastic waste.The brand, owned by the consumer goods...
2019-06-06 00:17

U.S. Navy SEAL's war crimes trial winds to close in San Diego Closing arguments were due in San Diego on Monday in the war crimes trial of a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with murdering a helpless Iraqi captive in his custody and shooting unarmed civilians....
2019-07-01 15:34

Trial of HIV prevention implant hailed as boost in fight against disease Device tested in humans for first time, raising prospect of ‘fit and forget’ treatmentAn implant containing an HIV-prevention drug has been trialled in humans, in a step experts have hailed as an exciting development in curtailing infections.Pre-expo...
2019-07-23 19:34

Judge to rule if racist Facebook page can be trial evidence UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus belonged to a racist Facebook group called “Alt-Reich...
2019-06-05 08:34

UBS 'Chinese Pig' Apology Doesn't Fly A week after a UBS economist’s offhand comment about pigs in China morphed into an online scandal, the bank is still feeling the pain in one of its most important markets....
2019-06-21 03:34

Chinese foods you may never have heard of It doesn't make you any less of a gourmet if your favorite Chinese dishes are internationally loved classics like sweet and sour pork, Kung Pao chicken and Peking duck....
2019-07-12 13:17

BMW G 310 GS Chinese Knock Off Revealed Of the many things that the Chinese auto industry is known for, one of them is the blatant copy of automotive designs. Complete cars and motorcycles have been replicated in China by the local......
2019-07-22 22:34

Chinese tourism to the US drops After more than a decade of rapid growth, Chinese travel to the U.S. is falling. And that has tourist spots scrambling to reverse the trend. Travel fell 5.7% in 2018 to 2.9 million visitors, according to the National Travel and Tourism Office. (May 2...
2019-05-28 23:51

These are the 14 largest Chinese companies ChinaFotoPress / Getty Over the last few years, Chinese companies have grown to become globally competitive rivals to American firms. Fortune Magazine released its 2019 Global 500 list, which ranks the largest companies in the world by revenue, and...
2019-07-24 07:51

Jeffrey Epstein was awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges: What we know about his apparent suicide The FBI and U.S. Inspector General's office will investigate the circumstances of Jeffrey Epsteiin's apparent suicide while in federal custody, officials said        ...
2019-08-11 07:34

Harvey Weinstein: Prosecutors go back to grand jury; will trial be delayed? Harvey Weinstein's sex-crimes trial is due to start Sept. 9, but prosecutors' decision to return to grand jury for new indictment may put that off.        ...
2019-08-16 22:34

Jeffrey Epstein asks to be released on bail while awaiting sex trafficking trial Epstein’s lawyers argued that home confinement and electronic monitoring would be enough to ensure that he does not fleeDisgraced American financier Jeffrey Epstein has asked a federal judge to let him out of jail and allow him to remain under house ...
2019-07-11 20:34

Contract Put Out To Kill Me, Anna Hazare Tells Court In A Murder Trial Social activist Anna Hazare today told a special CBI court in Mumbai that a contract has been handed out to kill him for speaking out against the corruption in the Terna Sugar Factory in Osmanabad....
2019-07-09 16:51

Prominent Lawyer’s Trial Will Test Crackdown on Unregistered Foreign Agents The prosecution of Gregory B. Craig is seen as a litmus test for tougher Justice Department enforcement of law that requires disclosure of foreign lobbying....
2019-08-12 05:51

Kellen Winslow headed to second rape trial in September, will remain in jail The first rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow ended in a mistrial on eight charges and a conviction on three. New trial starts Sept. 30.       ...
2019-06-14 20:51

Saudi Crown Prince's Sister On Trial Over Alleged Beating Of Workman The sister of the crown prince of Saudi Arabia goes on trial Tuesday in a French court over the alleged beating of a workman who was refurbishing her ultra-luxury Paris apartment....
2019-07-09 18:17

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard to face trial in sex assault case Ontario Court Justice Mara Greene ruled Friday that the case should proceed after prosecutors gave an overview of their evidence and Hoggard's lawyer agreed it met the threshold for a trial....
2019-07-13 01:00

Man who slashed his neck in courtroom convicted of murder in Sydney Loofe trial Aubrey Trail, who slashed his own neck in the courtroom less than a month ago, was convicted in the murder of Sydney Loofe.        ...
2019-07-11 12:34

Scientists hail promise of first effective Ebola treatments in Congo trial Scientists are a step closer to finding the first effective treatments for the deadly Ebola haemorrhagic fever after two potential drugs showed encouraging survival results in a clinical trial in Congo....
2019-08-12 19:51

Bronx bodega faces reckoning after ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz trial The Bronx bodega where tragic teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was murdered by a mob of Trinitarios gangsters continues to be the site of grief and angry protest — and some neighbors still won’t shop there. Guzman-Feliz, 15, had sought refuge insi...
2019-06-16 10:00

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
2019-07-15 18:17

Two Ebola drugs boost survival rates, according to early trial data Enlarge / BUTEMBO, CONGO - JULY 27: A healthcare member inoculates a man for Ebola suspicion to take precautions against the disease in Butembo, Democratic Republic of the Congo. (credit: Getty | Anadolu Agency) For the first time, preliminary clin...
2019-08-13 11:51

Go Inside Catelynn Lowell and Tyler Baltierra's New Reality After Their Trial Separation Last season on Teen Mom OG, Tyler Baltierra and Catelynn Lowell were not in the best place. While the couple had always experienced a few ups and downs in their relationship, the cameras......
2019-06-17 14:34