Trials

Navy Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher leaves a military courtroom on Naval Base San Diego with his wife, Andrea Gallagher, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in San Diego. The decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed Thursday from custody after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. (AP Photo/ Julie Watson)
May 30, 2019 - 9:53 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A decorated Navy SEAL facing a murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner was freed from custody Thursday after a military judge cited interference by prosecutors. The unexpected move drew gasps in a San Diego courtroom after lawyers for Special Operations Chief Edward...
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This undated selfie photo provided by Andrea Gallagher shows her husband, Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, who has been charged with murder in the 2017 death of an Iraqi war prisoner. Lawyers for Gallagher are seeking to have the charges dismissed for alleged prosecutorial misconduct. Attorneys for Special Operations Chief Gallagher are scheduled to argue in military court Wednesday, May 29, 2019, that the case against him has been tainted by lies, withholding evidence and conducting surveillance on the defense. (Edward Gallagher via AP)
May 30, 2019 - 8:34 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the court case of a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 5:35 p.m. A military judge has released a Navy SEAL from custody in advance of his murder trial in the death of an Islamic State prisoner. Capt. Aaron Rugh said Thursday that he was freeing Special...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2016 file pool photo, John Hernandez Felix confers with his attorney Michael Rowlands in the Indio Larson Justice Center in Indio, Calf. A jury has recommended death for Felix, convicted of killing two Palm Springs police officers and wounding six others in an ambush-style attack in 2016. He'll be sentenced on Aug. 30. (Kurt Miller/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
May 30, 2019 - 7:59 pm
INDIO, Calif. (AP) — A jury on Thursday recommended death for a man convicted of killing two Southern California police officers and wounding six others in an ambush-style attack in 2016, prosecutors said. The same jury that convicted 28-year-old John Hernandez Felix of murder and attempted murder...
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File - In this Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, file aerial image released by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, migrants, apprehended after illegally crossing along the U.S.-Mexico border near Lukeville, Ariz., are lined up. Mexico is at the top of the image, beyond the border fence. 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 distress. The trial is scheduled to begin Wednesday, May 29, 2019, in Tucson, with the 36-year-old Warren charged with harboring migrants and conspiring to transport and harbor two Mexican men found with him who were in the U.S. illegally. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, File)
May 30, 2019 - 2:15 pm
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A border activist being tried in a federal court was helping two migrants with water, food and lodging last year and only intended "to provide basic human kindness," his lawyer told jurors Wednesday. But prosecutors say they have evidence that 36-year-old Scott Daniel Warren...
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FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2017 file photo, Kodak Black arrives at the MTV Video Music Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Rapper Kodak Black is due back in Miami federal court after his arrest at a Miami hip-hop festival around which several violent incidents occurred. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 29, 2019 - 3:55 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Miami have successfully appealed a judge's decision to release rapper Kodak Black on bond after his arrest on weapons charges. In a hearing Wednesday in U.S. District Court, Judge Federico Moreno said the 21-year-old rapper was a "danger to the community" based...
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A banner reading in Catalan: "Freedom political and exiled prisoners" hangs from the balcony of the Palau Generalitat, in Sant Jaume square in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, May 27, 2019. The lower chamber of Spain's Parliament on Friday suspended Oriol Junqueras and three colleagues from their recently gained seats as national lawmakers because they are currently in jail during an ongoing trial at Spain's Supreme Court. They face up to 25 years in prison for rebellion charges that stem from a banned referendum and an independence declaration made by the separatist-controlled Catalan government in late 2017. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
May 29, 2019 - 3:29 pm
MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government has dismissed the conclusions of a panel of experts working under the United Nations umbrella that called for the release from custody three Catalan separatists on trial in Spain. In a non-binding but politically damaging opinion published on Wednesday, the U.N...
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Defense Attorney Daniel Nardoni, left, questions Ashton Kutcher during his tesitimony in the murder trial of Michael Gargiulo in Los Angeles Superior Court, Wednesday, May 29, 2019. Gargiulo, 43, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of murder and an attempted-murder charge stemming from attacks in the Los Angeles area between 2001 and 2008, including the death of Kutcher's former girlfriend, 22-year-old Ashley Ellerin. (Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times via AP, Pool)
May 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ashton Kutcher has testified at a Los Angeles murder trial that he went to pick up a woman to go out for drinks on a night in 2001 and left when she didn't answer her door, only to learn the next day she had been killed. The 41-year-old actor said from the witness stand Wednesday...
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Judge Thad Balkman listens during opening arguments for the state of Oklahoma Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Norman, Okla., as the nation's first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis begins in Oklahoma. At right is a slide from the state's presentation shown on a monitor. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
May 28, 2019 - 6:13 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Corporate greed is responsible for an opioid crisis that has cost Oklahoma thousands of lives and will take billions of dollars to repair, the state's attorney general told a judge Tuesday at the start of the nation's first state trial against the companies accused of fueling...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016 file photo, former Bishop of Oran Gustavo Zanchetta participates in negotiations with border workers in Oran, Salta, Argentina. Bishop Zanchetta is now on trial at the Vatican, accused of sexually abusing seminarians. Pope Francis revealed the development Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in an interview with Mexico's Televisa. (AP Photo/Javier Corbalan, File)
May 28, 2019 - 5:59 pm
VATICAN CITY (AP) — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis is now on trial at the Vatican, accused of sexually abusing seminarians. Francis revealed the development in an interview with Mexico's Televisa Tuesday. He said he received the results of a preliminary investigation into Bishop Gustavo...
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Emanuel Samson listens to testimony during the sentencing phase of his trial Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Samson was convicted of murder for shooting up a Nashville church in 2017. He faces life in prison for killing Melanie Crow and wounding seven other people at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ. (Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via AP, Pool)
May 28, 2019 - 5:29 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man convicted of murder in a 2017 Nashville church shooting will spend at least 51 years in prison, but a jury was deciding on Tuesday whether he should have the possibility of parole. During the sentencing phase of Emanuel Kidega Samson's trial, a psychiatrist...
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