By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) 12/23 — A mistrial in the federal prosecution of a family of ranchers who led an armed standoff against government agents prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the case and renewed calls for a broad review of U.S.
By ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press BATESVILLE, Miss. (AP) 10/17 — The jury in the tense murder trial of a Mississippi man charged with setting a 19-year-old friend on fire and leaving her to die handed a bailiff a note: They have reached a verdict.
DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 07/08 — Amid protests and other local pressure, an Ohio prosecutor is pondering whether to try a third time to get a conviction of a former police officer in a racially charged fatal shooting case.
JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS, Associated Press TULSA, Okla. (AP) 07/08 — For the third time in less than a year a jury deadlocked on Friday and forced a mistrial in the murder case of a white former Oklahoma police officer accused of killing his daughter’s black boyfriend,
ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) 03/12 — Thumbing through a law journal, Desmond Ricks recognized the name of a gun expert whose testimony had helped convict him of murder in 1992.
MEG KINNARD, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) 12/08 — The foreman of the jury that couldn’t reach a verdict in the murder trial of a former South Carolina police officer says he initially wanted to convict Michael Slager of murder.
LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) 11/12 — Jurors failed to come up with a verdict against a white former police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist and were leaning toward a lesser conviction,