Category: Courts & Trials

By FRANK ELTMAN,  Associated Press  MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) 10/26 — A district attorney on eastern Long Island who was indicted on charges that he helped cover up the beating of a handcuffed prisoner by a police chief yielded to mounting pressure to leave office and announced Thursday that he will retire after 16 years in office.

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By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS,  Associated Press  TULSA, Okla. (AP) 10/19 — A white former Oklahoma police officer was convicted of first-degree manslaughter in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend after jurors in three previous trials couldn’t decide whether to find him guilty of murder.

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