Trial

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Judge to weigh merits of trial for childhood crime

CONROE, Texas (AP) — A judge will soon decide whether a Southeast Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline as a teenager in 1998 will be tried as an adult on a murder charge after the boy died more than a decade after the attack. View full post on Crime and Trials News […]

Trial set to begin for general facing sex charges

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — Once a rising star among the U.S. Army's top battle commanders, Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair is now fighting sexual assault charges that could land him life in a military prison if convicted. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Eight Russians found guilty in trial over anti-Putin protest

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Russian judge on Friday convicted eight defendants of rioting and violence against police at an opposition protest on the eve of President Vladimir Putin's inauguration to a third term in 2012. Prosecutors asked for sentences of five-to-six years in prison during what Kremlin critics have denounced as a show trial. The […]

Jurors asked to keep deliberating loud-music trial

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A judge has asked jurors to continue deliberating on the fate of a Florida man charged with fatally shooting a teen after an argument over loud music because the panel expressed difficulty. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Jurors enter 4th day deliberating loud-music trial

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jurors deciding the fate of a Florida man charged with fatally shooting a teen after an argument over loud music are entering their fourth day of deliberations, seemingly stuck on whether to convict on some counts but not others. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Fla. jurors deliberate in loud music killing trial

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A 47-year-old Florida man reacted viciously to an argument over loud music with teenagers in a store parking lot and fired multiple shots into their vehicle, killing one of them, and then drove away as if nothing happened, a prosecutor said Wednesday during closing arguments at the man's trial. View full […]

November federal trial set in NY drug website case

A federal judge in New York has scheduled a trial for a California man accused of being the mastermind behind a secret drug-dealing website. Judge Katherine Forrest set the Nov. 3 date on Friday as Ross … View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

N.J. mayor’s lawyer says no proof he took bribes as trial closes

By Dave Warner TRENTON, New Jersey (Reuters) – The defense lawyer for the mayor of New Jersey's capital, charged with corruption over development of a parking garage on city-owned property, told a federal jury in closing arguments on Thursday there was no proof his client ever took a bribe. Trenton Mayor Tony Mack faces bribery […]

Testimony resumes in trial of ex-New Orleans mayor

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former Mayor Ray Nagin’s defense attorney has begun attacking the credibility of the lead witness in Nagin’s federal corruption trial. View full post on Crime and Trials News Headlines – Yahoo! News

Ex-New Orleans mayor’s bribery trial set to open

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A trial is set to open for the corruption case against former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin, who is charged with accepting bribes and free trips among other things from contractors in exchange for helping them secure millions of dollars in city work. View full post on Crime and Trials News […]