By RAMESH SANTANAM and MARK SCOLFORO, Associated Press PITTSBURGH (AP) 03/23 — A jury acquitted a white former police officer Friday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as he was fleeing a high-stakes traffic stop outside Pittsburgh,
By MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) 03/20 — The Supreme Court is hearing arguments over a Mississippi prosecutor’s decision to keep African-Americans off a black death row inmate’s jury in a murder trial.
By BRIAN MELLEY, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) 02/28 — A California judge delivered a blow Thursday to a decade-long effort by federal prosecutors to strip the Mongols motorcycle gang of its trademarked logo,
By BEN FINLEY, Associated Press NORFOLK, Va. (AP) 11/16 — The man who tried to assassinate President Ronald Reagan can move out of his mother’s house in Virginia and live on his own,
By DON BABWIN, Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) 08/24— A jury on Thursday found a second suspect guilty of first-degree murder in the killing of a 15-year-old high school honor student whose death in 2013 became a symbol of Chicago’s random gun violence.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) 08/21 — The Latest on the Paul Manafort trial (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Paul Manafort stood grim and stone-faced as a court clerk read eight guilty counts against him at the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax and bank fraud trial.
HOUSTON (AP) 04/19 — Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation.Read more »
By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) 03/30 — The widow of the gunman who killed 49 people at a gay Orlando nightclub was acquitted Friday on charges of lying to the FBI and helping her husband in the 2016 attack.
NEW YORK (AP) 02/15 — A police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill woman in her New York apartment in 2016 after she brandished scissors and a bat was acquitted by a judge Thursday.Read more »
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) 01/18 — A jury in Florida took just 20 minutes to find an officer who threatened to send nude photos of his former girlfriend to their colleagues on their police force guilty of extortion.Read more »
PHOENIX (AP) 12/08 — Authorities have released the unedited video of an Arizona police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man outside his hotel room as officers responded to a call that someone there was pointing a gun out a window.The 18-minute body-camera video was released shortly after former Officer Philip Mitchell Brailsford was acquitted Thursday on a murder charge in the January 2016 shooting death of Daniel Shaver of Granbury,Read more »
By PAUL ELIAS and JANIE HAR, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/02 — The attacks on San Francisco and other cities with similar immigration policies began moments after a jury acquitted a Mexican man of killing a woman on a popular pier,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 12/01 — Though the 2015 shooting death of Kate Steinle became a flashpoint in an intense national debate over immigration,
By BRIAN WITTE, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) 11/08 — A disciplinary panel unanimously found a Baltimore police van driver not guilty Tuesday of all administrative charges related to his role in transporting Freddie Gray,
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.
BOSTON (AP) 09/22 — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez had a severe case of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, researchers said on Thursday.
By JIM SALTER, Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) 09/16— Hundreds of people protesting the acquittal of a white former St. Louis police officer in the fatal shooting of black man following a high-speed chase marched for hours in mostly peaceful demonstrations,Read more »
CLEVELAND (AP) 09/10 — A man who struck and killed an Ohio state trooper along an interstate in Cleveland has been sentenced to a year in jail after being convicted of misdemeanor charges.Read more »
By RISHABH JAIN , Associated Press PANCHKULA, India (AP) 08/26 — Hundreds of security forces marched through a northern Indian town on Saturday to maintain calm after supporters of a quasi-religious sect leader protested his rape conviction with violence that left at least 32 people dead.Read more »
YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Business Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) 08/25 — A South Korean court sentenced the billionaire chief of Samsung to five years in prison for crimes that helped topple the country’s president,