Tag: Trials

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...

Witness: Commissioner used arson money to buy campaign signs

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ATLANTA — Suspended Georgia Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck improperly took money from the private insurer he led and used it to buy campaign signs...

Judge allows R Kelly to shake up legal team ahead of trial

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NEW YORK — A federal judge Thursday allowed jailed R&B singer R. Kelly to shake up his legal defense team just weeks before he...

Defense wants ‘no press’ for part of Arbery jury selection

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SAVANNAH, Ga. — Defense attorneys for men charged in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery are asking a Georgia judge to keep reporters out of...

Jury reaches verdict in Maryland newspaper shooting case

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The jury has reached a verdict Thursday on whether the man who killed five people at a Maryland newspaper is not...

Vatican prosecutor seeks prison for priest in abuse trial

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VATICAN CITY — A prosecutor for the Holy See asked a Vatican court Thursday to convict and sentence an Italian priest for the alleged...

New Zealand man has plea deal in girl’s attempted kidnapping

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RICHMOND, Va. — A New Zealand man who was shot while allegedly trying to kidnap a 14-year-old Virginia girl he met online has reached...

Prosecutors rest case in newspaper shooting trial on sanity

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland prosecutors rested their case Wednesday in a trial to determine whether a man who killed five people at a newspaper...

Notable sedition, treason cases in American history

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CHICAGO — After Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 in a bid to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s election, many...

Democratic donor’s trial centers on alleged injection fetish

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LOS ANGELES — The men Ed Buck lured to his apartment for “party and play” found themselves in a situation of life and death,...