Juries

November 04, 2018 - 7:46 am
MADRID (AP) — A jury in Spain found a Brazilian man guilty of killing his aunt, uncle and two young cousins, ruled unanimously that the murders were premeditated. The jury in the trial in Guadalajara, near Madrid, was not convinced Saturday by Patrick Nogueira's defense that he had stabbed his...
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November 01, 2018 - 7:16 pm
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A gunman who attacked a Maryland police station created a "combat zone" that led to an officer mistakenly killing an undercover detective, a prosecutor said Thursday in urging a jury to convict the gunman of murder for starting the videotaped shootout. Jurors are expected...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2015 file photo Hope, left, and Mike Reilly of Pueblo, Colo., attend a news conference in reaction to the announcement that a federal lawsuit is being filed on behalf of the couple by a Washington D.C.-based group to shut down the state's $800-million-a-year marijuana industry, in Denver. A federal jury in Denver has ruled against the couple, finding that a neighboring marijuana grow operator did not hurt their property values. It was the first time a jury considered a lawsuit using federal anti-racketeering law to target a marijuana company. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
November 01, 2018 - 11:27 am
DENVER (AP) — A federal jury has ruled against a Colorado couple who claimed that a marijuana growing operation hurt the value of their property with sweeping mountain views in a case that was closely watched by the U.S. cannabis industry. Jurors reached their verdict in Denver after deliberating...
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October 31, 2018 - 7:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has awarded more than $3.5 million to a former Catholic school teacher who said the Archdiocese of Los Angeles fired her for being pregnant and unwed. City News Service reports Wednesday that jurors deliberated for less than a day before finding in favor of Kourtney...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission shows Akayed Ullah, the suspect in the explosion near New York's Times Square on Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Defense attorneys for Akayed Ullah, the man charged in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway last year, have asked a federal judge to quiz prospective jurors about their exposure to recent media coverage of pipe bombs mailed around the country.(New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission via AP)
October 27, 2018 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Defense attorneys for the man charged in the failed pipe bombing of the New York subway last year have asked a federal judge to quiz prospective jurors about their exposure to recent media coverage of pipe bombs mailed around the country. Akayed Ullah, a Bangladeshi immigrant, is...
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Former Adidas executive James Gatto arrives at federal court, Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018, in New York. Gatto and two co-defendants have pleaded not guilty to charges that they committed fraud by plying families of NCAA college basketball prospects with cash so the prospects would attend colleges sponsored by Adidas. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
October 18, 2018 - 7:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for a longtime Adidas employee urged jurors Thursday to use common sense and evidence to conclude college basketball coaches like Bill Self at Kansas and Rick Pitino at Louisville knew shoe companies were paying money to families of elite athletes to steer them to their...
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FILE - This Jan. 26, 2017 file photo shows containers of Roundup, a weed killer made by Monsanto, on a shelf at a hardware store in Los Angeles. A San Francisco jury's $289 million verdict in favor of a school groundskeeper who says Roundup weed killer caused his cancer will face its first court test. Agribusiness giant Monsanto will argue at a hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018 that Judge Suzanne Bolanos should throw out the verdict in favor of DeWayne Johnson. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, File)
October 10, 2018 - 7:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on $289 million verdict against Monsanto (all times local): 4:50 p.m. A judge is still deciding on whether to uphold a jury's $289 million judgment against agribusiness giant Monsanto. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Suzanne Bolanos ended a two-hour hearing...
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October 06, 2018 - 2:12 pm
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A black man has been acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of a white man outside a bar in a case his attorney said stemmed from "ugly racism." Jurors deliberated for four hours Friday before acquitting Stephen Spencer of homicide, aggravated assault and...
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, left, is taken into custody after jurors found him guilty of second-degree murder and aggravated battery in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald, Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at the Leighton Criminal Court Building in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
October 06, 2018 - 1:40 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Four years after he fired 16 bullets into a black teenager, three years after dashcam video of the shooting was released and three weeks after his murder trial began, Jason Van Dyke's transformation from Chicago patrol officer to convicted felon came suddenly. A clerk announced the...
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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke, second from left, watches closing statements with his defense team during his trial for the first degree shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 In Chicago. From left are: Tammy Wendt, Van Dyke, Elizabeth Fleming, and Daniel Herbert. (Antonio Perez/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
October 05, 2018 - 8:28 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the murder trial of white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in the shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Hundreds of boisterous but peaceful demonstrators briefly blocked several streets in downtown Chicago after white police...
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