Acquittals

FILE - In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, and Assistant District Attorney Diana Garciaor, center, for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. Garcia Zarate, a homeless undocumented immigrant acquitted of killing Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier ,is scheduled to be sentenced on a lesser gun charge Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
January 05, 2018 - 7:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced Friday to time served for illegal gun possession. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Samuel Feng also denied a defense request to grant Jose...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2015 file photo, Jose Ines Garcia Zarate, right, is led into the courtroom by San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, and Assistant District Attorney Diana Garciaor, center, for his arraignment at the Hall of Justice in San Francisco. Garcia Zarate, a homeless undocumented immigrant acquitted of killing Kate Steinle on a San Francisco pier ,is scheduled to be sentenced on a lesser gun charge Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. (Michael Macor/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool, File)
January 05, 2018 - 3:21 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced Friday to time served for illegal gun possession. San Francisco Superior Court Judge Samuel Feng also denied a defense request to give Jose...
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FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2015, file photo, Vincent Asaro, center, leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, after he was acquitted of charges he helped plan a legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit film "Goodfellas." The legendary airport robbery has come back to haunt Asaro, an 82-year-old mobster who's been sentenced to eight years in prison for an unrelated road rage arson by a New York judge who cited the heist. He reacted to his sentencing Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, with disgust, calling it a "death sentence." (AP Photo/Mike Balsamo, File)
December 28, 2017 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A legendary airport robbery recounted in the movie "Goodfellas" came back to haunt an 82-year-old mobster on Thursday, when a judge cited evidence of his role in it while sentencing him to eight years in prison for an unrelated road rage arson. Vincent Asaro, balding and...
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Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru's soccer federation, leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal. Jurors remain undecided on Manuel Burga, of Peru, and will resume considering his case next week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 26, 2017 - 6:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FIFA bribery case (all times local): 12:45 p.m. An attorney says he knew the former South American soccer official he represents is innocent, but he expected a jury to convict him anyway. Bruce Udolf says the Brooklyn federal court jury asked a question about wire...
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Manuel Burga leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. The former South American soccer official charged in a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal was acquitted of a corruption charge Tuesday, after two others were convicted last week. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 26, 2017 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official was acquitted in the FIFA bribery scandal on Tuesday and walked out of the courtroom saying he's finished with the world's most popular sport. The verdict clearing Manuel Burga, former president of Peru's soccer federation, of a single...
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Manuel Burga leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2017. The former South American soccer official charged in a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal was acquitted of a corruption charge Tuesday, after two others were convicted last week. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
December 26, 2017 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official was acquitted in the FIFA bribery scandal on Tuesday and walked out of the courtroom saying he's finished with the world's most popular sport. The verdict clearing Manuel Burga, former president of Peru's soccer federation, of a single...
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Manuel Burga, the former president of Peru's soccer federation, leaves federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. Two former South American soccer officials have been convicted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal. Jurors remain undecided on Manuel Burga, of Peru, and will resume considering his case next week. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
December 26, 2017 - 11:25 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official was acquitted Tuesday of a corruption charge stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal after two others were convicted last week, capping a trial in which U.S. prosecutors sought to expose a culture of greed and corruption among the powerful men...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 26, 2017 - 11:24 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on FIFA bribery case in U.S. court (all times local): 11:20 a.m. A former South American soccer official acquitted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial says he is finished with the sport and will go back to practicing law. Manuel Burga, the 60-year-old former president...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 26, 2017 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official charged a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal was acquitted of a corruption charge Tuesday, after two others were convicted last week. Jurors found Manuel Burga, the 60-year-old former president of Peru's soccer federation, not...
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FILE - In these 2017 file photo, three former South American soccer officials, from left, Manuel Burga, of Peru; Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil; and Juan Angel Napout, of Paraguay, accused of accepting millions of dollars in bribes, are shown outside federal court in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The three are among the more than 40 soccer officials, businessmen and entities charged in a scandal that's shaken FIFA, soccer's governing body. (AP Photo/File)
December 26, 2017 - 10:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on FIFA bribery case in U.S. court (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A former South American soccer official has been acquitted of corruption charges at a U.S. trial stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal, after two others were convicted last week. The jury on Friday had said...
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