Trials

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md. The former Milwaukee Sheriff’s run-in with a man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed for trial in federal court Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh File)
January 21, 2018 - 11:19 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's run-in with a 25-year-old man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed to trial. Daniel Black sued the sheriff for having deputies detain him and question him at Milwaukee's airport, but Clarke's taunting social...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2017, file photo, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Oxon Hill, Md. The former Milwaukee Sheriff’s run-in with a man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed for trial in federal court Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh File)
January 21, 2018 - 11:18 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's run-in with a 25-year-old man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed to trial in federal court. Daniel Black says Clarke's directive to have his deputies detain and question him at Milwaukee's airport amounted...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2013, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, and Joseph Percoco, executive deputy secretary, stand at a news conference in Albany, N.Y. Percoco is set to go on trial in New York, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, on charges that he orchestrated a complicated bribery and extortion scheme involving deep pocketed lobbyists and developers. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
January 21, 2018 - 10:27 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The corruption trial of a former top adviser to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to begin in Manhattan. The case against Joe Percoco gets underway Monday with jury selection. The trial is expected to last several weeks. Percoco and several co-defendants have pleaded...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks during a news conference in Union Beach, N.J. In a Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, court filing, the government has told a federal judge in New Jersey it will seek a retrial of Menendez, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury on Nov. 16, 2017. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
January 19, 2018 - 4:45 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez might spend 2018 asking voters to re-elect him and jurors to acquit him. Federal prosecutors told a federal judge in New Jersey on Friday that they will seek a retrial of the Democratic senator, whose 11-week corruption trial ended in a hung jury in November...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2017, file photo, a parked limousine burns during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump in downtown Washington. The U.S. government announced on Thursday that it is abandoning its prosecution of more than 120 defendants charged with crimes over their involvement in violent protests on the day of Donald Trump’s inauguration one year ago. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
January 18, 2018 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government announced on Thursday that it is abandoning its prosecution of more than 120 defendants charged with crimes over their involvement in violent protests on the day of Donald Trump's inauguration one year ago. A statement from the U.S. Attorney's office said the...
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January 18, 2018 - 9:33 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A judge in Tunisia has ordered the detention of five people suspected of throwing Molotov cocktails at two synagogues during protests over price hikes. A court spokesman told The Associated Press on Thursday that the judge in Medenine ordered the suspects held pending trial...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New terrorism charges await a German man who provided critical support to Osama bin Laden before the Sept. 11 attacks and will face trial in the U.S. after serving most of a terrorism-related prison sentence in France, authorities said Wednesday. Christian Ganczarski, 51, was...
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FILE - This Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photo provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows Patrick Stein, one of three members of a Kansas militia group who were charged with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in Garden City, Kan. A federal judge on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, rejected a request by the three men to include prospective jurors from rural western Kansas because they are more likely to have voted for President Donald Trump. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
January 17, 2018 - 7:24 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas have no legal basis to request that prospective jurors come from rural counties where more residents voted for President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The men are...
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January 17, 2018 - 7:20 pm
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Three men accused of plotting to bomb an apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas have no legal basis to request that prospective jurors come from rural counties where more residents voted for President Donald Trump, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The men are...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office shows Ronald Gasser, accused of killing former NFL running back Joe McKnight during a road rage dispute. The trial in a road-rage shooting that left McKnight dead was set to begin with jury selection Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in a New Orleans suburb. McKnight was shot to death by Gasser in the December 16 shooting. (Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
January 16, 2018 - 10:23 pm
GRETNA, La. (AP) — The trial in a road-rage shooting that took the life of former NFL football player Joe McKnight began Tuesday in a New Orleans suburb, where a judge and attorneys were questioning dozens of potential jurors. Ronald Gasser, 56, is charged with second-degree murder in the Dec. 1,...
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