Trials

In this May 11, 2018, photo, Chelsea Manning, left, cheers with Dylan Petrohilos, right, of Washington, as they attend a rally in support of the J20 defendants in Washington. Petrohilos was one of the people detained in Inauguration day protests and the defendants face multiple felonies. When Washington police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on inauguration day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 21, 2018 - 6:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When police arrested more than 200 anti-Trump protesters on Inauguration Day 2017, it touched off a long-term battle of wits and wills. On one side: a Justice Department that has sought to incarcerate scores of people over a violent protest that smashed downtown storefront windows...
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This May 9, 2018 photo shows Juan Edward Castillo at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Polunsky Unit near Livingston, Texas. Castillo who is convicted of killing Tommy Garcia Jr. is set for execution Wednesday, May 16, 2018, for the slaying more than 14 years ago. He'd be the sixth inmate put to death this year in Texas, more than any other state. (AP Photo/Mike Graczyk)
May 16, 2018 - 8:54 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A condemned Texas inmate who insisted he wasn't involved in a San Antonio "lovers' lane" killing more than 14 years ago was executed Wednesday evening for the slaying. Juan Edward Castillo, 36, received lethal injection for the fatal shooting and robbery of a 19-year-old...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, a law enforcement official escorts Cosmo DiNardo to a vehicle in, Doylestown, Pa. DiNardo has pleaded guilty to murder charges in the gruesome killings of four young men whose bodies were found buried on a suburban Philadelphia farm. DiNardo faces life in prison under the terms of the deal reached Wednesday, May 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 16, 2018 - 8:17 pm
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A day of reckoning for two cousins accused of brutally killing four young men on a farm last summer was upended Wednesday when one of them reneged on a plea deal, a stunning turn that had prosecutors seeking the death penalty and considering his cousin as a star witness at...
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In this courtroom sketch Mehmet Hakan Atilla, second from left, listens to the judge during his sentencing, flanked by his attorneys Cathy Fleming, left, and Victor Rocco as Atilla's wife, upper right, listens to the proceedings Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in New York. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman imposed a sentence of 32 months in prison on the Turkish banker convicted of helping Iran evade U.S. sanctions. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)
May 16, 2018 - 6:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a case that strained relations between the United States and Turkey, a judge sentenced a Turkish banker on Wednesday to just over two and a half years in prison, ignoring recommendations that he spend decades behind bars for his role in helping Iran evade U.S. economic sanctions...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2018, file photo, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens listens to a question during an interview in his office at the Capitol in Jefferson City, Mo., where discussed having an extramarital affair before taking office. Jury selection is taking longer than expected in the criminal trial of Greitens. Opening arguments had been expected to begin Monday, May 14. Instead, attorneys who began screening prospective jurors last week are to continuing doing so Monday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
May 14, 2018 - 8:49 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on investigations into Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Missouri lawmakers say they're still moving forward with an investigation of Gov. Eric Greitens after a St. Louis prosecutor dropped a felony charge against him. Republican House and Senate...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file image from video, Yoselyn Ortega, a trusted nanny to a well-to-do family, listens to court proceedings during the first day of her trial,in New York. Ortega is set to be sentenced on Monday, May 14, 2018, following her conviction of murder last month in the 2012 deaths of Lucia and Leo Krim. (WYNY-TV/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 14, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A once-trusted nanny who was convicted of brutally murdering two small children in her care while their parents were out was sentenced on Monday to life in prison without parole Yoselyn Ortega wept as she spoke briefly — a rare show of emotion in a lengthy trial at which she was...
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May 14, 2018 - 11:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Monday that a lawyer for a criminal defendant cannot override his client's wish to maintain his innocence at trial, even if the lawyer's aim is to avoid a death sentence. The justices voted 6-3 in favor of Louisiana death row inmate Robert McCoy. He...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court is seen in the morning in Washington. The Supreme Court is staying out of a case that involves former Blackwater security contractors convicted in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad. The court said Monday it won’t hear an appeal brought by the four former contractors convicted after a 2014 trial in the case. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
May 14, 2018 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is staying out of a case that involves former Blackwater security contractors convicted in the 2007 slayings of 14 Iraqi civilians at a crowded traffic circle in Baghdad. The court said Monday it won't hear an appeal brought by the four former contractors...
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FILE - In this March 1, 2018 file image from video, Yoselyn Ortega, a trusted nanny to a well-to-do family, listens to court proceedings during the first day of her trial,in New York. Ortega is set to be sentenced on Monday, May 14, 2018, following her conviction of murder last month in the 2012 deaths of Lucia and Leo Krim. (WYNY-TV/Pool Photo via AP, File)
May 13, 2018 - 10:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City nanny who killed two small children in her care is facing life in prison. Yoselyn Ortega (YOH'-sih-lihn ohr-TAY'-guh) is set to be sentenced on Monday following her conviction of murder last month in the 2012 deaths of Lucia and Leo Krim. The nanny's lawyer had...
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Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens arrives at the Civil Courts building on the second day of jury selection of his felony invasion of privacy trial on Friday, May 11, 2018, in St. Louis, Mo. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)
May 11, 2018 - 4:07 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A special examiner extracted thousands of images from the cellphone of Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens "and none were found" of a woman whom the governor is charged with photographing while she was at least partially naked, Greitens' attorney said Friday. As jury selection entered its...
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