Juries

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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Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke watches the prosecution's closing statements during his first degree murder trial for the shooting death of Laquan McDonald at the Leighton Criminal Court Building on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, in Chicago. (Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
October 04, 2018 - 10:48 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Attorneys in the trial of a white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald sparred over what video of the deadly encounter actually proves Thursday just before jurors withdrew to begin deliberating. During closing arguments ,...
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Protesters rally outside the Leighton Criminal Courthouse during closing arguments of Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke murder trial in the shooting death of Laquan McDonald, Thursday morning, Oct. 4, 2018. (Ashlee Rezin/Chicago Sun-Times via AP)
October 04, 2018 - 7:23 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): 6:10 p.m. The jury has stopped deliberating for the day in the trial of white Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who is charged with...
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A police vehicle dash cam video of the moments after Laquan McDonald was fatally shot is displayed for jurors as Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke attends his first degree murder trial for the shooting death of McDonald, at the Leighton Criminal Court Building Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, in Chicago. (John J. Kim/ Chicago Tribune via AP, Pool)
October 03, 2018 - 6:54 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — From the moment Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged with first-degree murder in the 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald, the case has centered around the video. As attorneys prepare to make their final arguments on Thursday, the question is what jurors will think after...
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