Tag: Acquittals

Mexico worries about scorn if another drug lord is released

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MEXICO CITY — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador worried Monday that yet another shadowy release of a drug lord is about to make...

Polish activist acquitted of charges of assaulting police

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WARSAW, Poland — A Polish court on Tuesday acquitted a prominent senior citizen activist of charges she insulted and assaulted a police officer who...

Former Nebraska football player acquitted of sex assault

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LINCOLN, Neb. — A jury has acquitted former Nebraska football player Katerian LeGrone of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old fellow student in 2019. ...

ICC judges to rule on Ivory Coast president’s acquittal

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands — International Criminal Court judges are ruling Wednesday on an appeal by prosecutors against the acquittal of Ivory Coast's former president...

Court upholds Iowa man’s civil judgment in mother’s death

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DES MOINES, Iowa — There was enough evidence for a jury to conclude in a wrongful death lawsuit that an Iowa man shot and...

Shell, Eni acquitted in Nigeria oil corruption case

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MILAN — A court in Milan on Wednesday acquitted oil giants Shell and Italy’s Eni of corruption charges in a $1.1 billion bribery case...

Oregon high court affirms juries can acquit in split votes

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SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Supreme Court, ruling before the start of a murder case, has upheld that a defendant can be acquitted by...

Swedes acquitted of desecrating sunken ferry with robot dive

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STOCKHOLM — Two Swedish nationals were acquitted Monday of desecrating a sunken ferry by sending down a robot in the Baltic Sea to film...