Tag: Trials

Panama retries ex-president accused of spying on opponents

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PANAMA CITY — Former Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli went on trial for a second time Wednesday on charges that he tapped the phones of...

Ga. insurance chief grabs ‘last chance’ as credibility hit

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ATLANTA — Georgia's suspended insurance commissioner told jurors Wednesday that his trial “is my last chance” to persuade them and the wider world that...

Beck testifies cash from Georgia insurer was for real work

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ATLANTA — Georgia's suspended insurance commissioner testified at his federal fraud trial Tuesday, saying he oversaw valuable work for his former employer and that...

American father, son sent to Japan prison in Ghosn escape

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TOKYO — A Tokyo court handed down prison terms for the American father and son accused of helping Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, escape...

Graft trial resumes for South Africa’s jailed ex-president

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JOHANNESBURG — The corruption trial of former South African President...

Hearing set for guilty plea of former Muncie police officer

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MUNCIE, Ind. — A former Muncie police officer is expected to plead guilty next month in connection with a federal investigation of excessive force...

Indiana teen faces August competency hearing in girl’s death

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SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A northern Indiana court will hear testimony next month to determine whether a 14-year-old boy accused in the strangulation death...

Survivors, family in newspaper attack relieved by verdict

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — More than three years after the attack on the Capital Gazette newspaper that left five dead, survivors and family members of...

Prosecutor opposes officer’s motion to move Andre Hill trial

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — The state attorney prosecuting the December police killing of Andre Hill opposed the former officer's request for the trial to be...

Lawyer in Vatican abuse trial says no evidence of misconduct

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ROME — The lawyer for a former altar boy accused of sexually abusing a younger boy at the Vatican’s youth seminary asked a Vatican...