Acquittals

Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez becomes emotional as he speaks to reporters in front of the courthouse in Newark, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. The federal bribery trial of Menendez ended in a mistrial Thursday when the jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked on all charges against the New Jersey politician and a wealthy donor. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
November 16, 2017 - 5:13 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial (all times local): 5 p.m. New Jersey's most influential Democratic officials are standing up for Sen. Bob Menendez and say they'd back him if he runs for re-election next year. Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says Menendez...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez waves at reporters before entering the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Courthouse for his federal corruption trial, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Newark, N.J. Jury deliberations continued on Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 16, 2017 - 2:39 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The top Republican in the Senate is calling for the ethics committee to investigate Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez after his federal bribery trial ended in a mistrial. Sen. Mitch McConnell said in a...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez waves at reporters before entering the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Courthouse for his federal corruption trial, Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Newark, N.J. Jury deliberations continued on Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
November 16, 2017 - 2:13 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the Sen. Bob Menendez bribery trial (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Federal prosecutors say they will "carefully consider next steps" over whether to re-try Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez and a wealthy friend. A spokeswoman for the Justice Department said that it...
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This undated photo provided by the Maui Police Department shows Randall Toshio Saito. Hawaii authorities are searching for Saito, who was found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity, after he escaped from Hawaii State Hospital in Honolulu on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, and flew to Maui. (Maui Police Department via AP)
November 14, 2017 - 9:45 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a Hawaii man who escaped from the state's psychiatric hospital (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Officials say a man acquitted of murder by reason of insanity was reported to police hours after he left the state psychiatric hospital and failed to return. It's not clear...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez arrives at the Martin Luther King, Jr., Federal Courthouse for his federal corruption trial in Newark, N.J. Jury deliberations in the bribery trial of Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez are scheduled to resume amid uncertainty over the fallout from comments made by an excused juror last week. The juror told reporters on Thursday, Nov. 9, that although many jurors appeared to be leaning toward acquittal, she anticipated a hung jury. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
November 13, 2017 - 10:57 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The judge in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial questioned jurors Monday about comments made last week by a dismissed juror that defense attorneys say could have contaminated the deliberations. Four jurors and three alternate jurors told U.S. District Judge William Walls they had...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2015, file photo, Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley walks into the federal courthouse for a hearing on tax evasion charges in Tacoma, Wash. Kelley, whose federal fraud trial last year ended with an acquittal on one count and a deadlocked jury on more than a dozen others, will be in a courtroom once again this week as prosecutors try him a second time. And this time, newly recovered emails dating to 2003 could shed light on whether he was entitled to pocket the roughly $3 million the government says he stole when he ran a real-estate services business during the height of last decade's housing boom. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 12, 2017 - 2:33 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Former Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley, whose federal fraud trial last year ended with an acquittal on one count and a deadlocked jury on more than a dozen others, will be in a courtroom once again as prosecutors try him a second time. And this time, newly recovered emails...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2015, file photo, Washington State Auditor Troy Kelley walks into the federal courthouse for a hearing on tax evasion charges in Tacoma, Wash. Kelley, whose federal fraud trial last year ended with an acquittal on one count and a deadlocked jury on more than a dozen others, will be in a courtroom once again this week as prosecutors try him a second time. And this time, newly recovered emails dating to 2003 could shed light on whether he was entitled to pocket the roughly $3 million the government says he stole when he ran a real-estate services business during the height of last decade's housing boom. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
November 11, 2017 - 11:45 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Former Washington state Auditor Troy Kelley, whose federal fraud trial last year ended with an acquittal on one count and a deadlocked jury on more than a dozen others, will be in a courtroom once again as prosecutors try him a second time. And this time, newly recovered emails...
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November 10, 2017 - 10:25 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Remarks from a juror excused in the middle of deliberations in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial suggest the panel could wind up deadlocked or voting for acquittal, because many of them may believe the defense's central argument in the case. Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby, who was...
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November 10, 2017 - 4:11 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Remarks from a juror excused in the middle of deliberations in Sen. Bob Menendez's bribery trial suggest the panel could wind up deadlocked or voting for acquittal, because many of them may believe the defense's central argument in the case. Evelyn Arroyo-Maultsby, who was...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, Hillsboro, Ohio, Mayor Drew Hastings is interviewed at his offices in Hillsboro, Ohio. The veteran standup comedian acquitted of all charges after he was accused of abusing his power as mayor of the small Ohio city says he won't seek a third term. Hastings made the announcement Monday, Nov. 6, during an interview with the BBC at the offices of the Times-Gazette. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
November 07, 2017 - 12:22 am
HILLSBORO, Ohio (AP) — A veteran standup comedian acquitted of all charges after he was accused of abusing his power as mayor of a small Ohio city says he won't seek a third term. Hillsboro Mayor Drew Hastings made the announcement Monday during an interview with the BBC at the offices of the Times...
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