German man on trial for poisoning co-workers’ lunches
BERLIN (AP) — A 57-year-old man has gone on trial in Germany on attempted murder charges on allegations he poisoned co-workers’ sandwiches over several years.
The man, whose name hasn’t been released in line with German privacy regulations, is accused of lacing colleagues’ lunches with ...
Lawyer: 2 doctors find accused man incompetent for trial
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of killing three people last year and wounding another has been found incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a former Baton Rouge official.
The Latest: Mexican citizen executed for killings in Texas
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the execution of a Mexican citizen convicted for the sledgehammer killings of his wife and two children (all times local):
A 64-year-old Mexican citizen on death row in Texas has been executed for the sledgehammer killings of his wife ...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will issue verdicts Friday in the latest — and perhaps last — of such trials.
Nuon Chea, 92, and Khieu Samphan, 87, are the last ...
Judge agrees to trial date in Anchorage transgender case
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A federal judge in Alaska has agreed to a 2020 trial date for a lawsuit filed by a faith-based Anchorage women’s shelter against the city over a requirement that it accept transgender women.
In an order filed Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason said she ...
Cartel member testifies against ‘El Chapo’ at US trial
NEW YORK (AP) — An admitted former Mexican cartel member first met the notorious drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman when he helped him evade a manhunt, he said in court testimony Wednesday.
Taking the witness stand for the government at Guzman’s U.S. trial, Jesus Zambada identified Guzman ...
Appeals court hears case of ex-Saints star Smith’s killer
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A defense attorney for the man convicted of killing retired New Orleans Saints star Will Smith in 2016 has told a Louisiana appellate court that his client deserves a new trial, in part because of evidence that surfaced after trial that he said lends credibility to Cardell ...
Aberdeen woman enters insanity plea in fatal stabbing
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman accused of fatally stabbing another woman this summer has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.
Thirty-eight-year-old Tanisha Renee Jordan-Mondo of Aberdeen entered her plea Wednesday and requested a jury trial.
Jordan-Mondo was arrested ...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A trial has been set for a Montana man who authorities say admitted to stabbing his father to death.
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
Video shows alleged El Chapo drug tunnel
The Latest: Cartel member testifies at NY El Chapo trial
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest at the New York trial of Mexican drug smuggler El Chapo (all times local):
An admitted former member of a Mexican drug cartel has identified Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman (wah-KEEN’ ehl CHAH’-poh gooz-MAHN’) as one of the organization’s ...
Judge: White nationalists must turn over phones for lawsuit
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two dozen white nationalists accused in a lawsuit of violating civil rights laws during a deadly 2017 rally in Virginia have been ordered to turn over their cellphones and other electronic devices so the contents can be used as evidence when the case comes to ...
Man charged in terrorist support case found trial competent
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man accused of scouting locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and who talked about carrying out additional bombings has been found competent to stand trial.
A U.S. magistrate adopted the conclusion of a psychologist who evaluated ...
Man serving life in baby’s drowning pleads in mother’s death
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A man serving life without parole in the 1992 bathtub drowning death of his 7-month-old daughter has entered a no contest voluntary manslaughter plea in the earlier stabbing death of the baby’s mother.
Forty-seven-year-old Daniel Jacobs accepted a deal with York County ...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An expected one-day trial over whether former Hartford Mayor Eddie Perez’s pension should be revoked or reduced because of his corruption convictions is set to begin.
The testimony is scheduled Wednesday in Hartford Superior Court.
State law allows for the ...
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US trial of Mexican drug lord ‘El Chapo’ underway
Man who locked daughter in basement unfit for trial
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man who, which his wife, is accused of confining their 10-year-old daughter to their basement has been found unfit for trial.
Lake County Assistant State’s Attorney George Pappas says 48-year-old Randy Swopes will be held in a secure treatment ...
US trial of Mexican drug lord “El Chapo” gets underway
NEW YORK (AP) — The infamous Mexican drug lord and escape artist Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was alternately portrayed at his U.S. trial on Tuesday as a calculating leader of a bloodthirsty smuggling operation that funneled tons of cocaine and other drugs into American cities and a scapegoat for a ...
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest from the New York trial of the Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo” (all times local):
Two presidents of Mexico are denying a U.S. lawyer’s claim they took bribes to protect drug traffickers.
A lawyer for Mexican smuggler Joaquin “El Chapo” ...
Judge tries to speed up trial for man accused of killing 8
BROOKHAVEN, Miss. (AP) — A judge wants to speed up a trial for a man accused of killing eight people in south Mississippi.
Local news outlets report Lincoln County Circuit Judge David Strong on Tuesday set a Feb. 22 hearing to decide pretrial motions for Willie Cory Godbolt.
Kentucky abortion fight aimed at second-trimester procedure
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Attorneys for Kentucky’s socially conservative governor and the state’s only abortion clinic opened their latest legal fight Tuesday, this time over a lawsuit challenging a new state law aimed at a common second-trimester procedure to end pregnancies.
MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A federal appeals court ruled that a lawsuit filed by an Oregon man alleging he acted in self-defense when he fought with an Indiana police officer can proceed.
The court ruled last week that the level of threat Craig Strand, 49, posed to Merrillville Officer ...
Illinois police accused of planting gun in 1994 murder case
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — An Illinois judge ordered an investigation Tuesday into allegations that Rockford police intentionally gave prosecutors the wrong gun to send a man to prison for more than two decades for murder.
Winnebago County Judge Joseph McGraw gave the order the day Patrick ...
Fraudster on trial for alleged scheme over his real identity
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A man convicted of stealing thousands of identities in a massive credit card fraud scheme is now on trial over one more identity — his own. Prosecutors say they learned after Adekunle Adetiloye was sentenced in 2012 that he had created a fictional version of himself and used ...
Trial starts for man accused of killing Munchausen mom
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Prosecutors say a Wisconsin man fatally stabbed a Missouri mother who forced her daughter to pretend she was disabled, not to save the daughter, but to get the mother out of the way so he could romantically pursue the daughter.
Cost of defense for murder suspect nears $1 million
KINGMAN, Ariz. (AP) — The cost to defend an Arizona murder suspect already is approaching a million dollars and the suspect’s trial isn’t until April.
The Mohave Valley Daily News
BERLIN (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS concentration guard on trial on hundreds of counts of accessory to murder painted himself Tuesday as an unwilling participant in the Nazi machinery of death.
Johann Rehbogen is accused of working as a guard at the Stutthof concentration camp east of ...
Woman charged in son’s hot car death won’t get lower bond
ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana woman who authorities say had been drinking and was taking a nap when her 2-year-old son crawled into a hot car and later died isn’t getting her bond reduced ahead of trial.
Man accused in massive Northwest poaching ring set for trial
STEVENSON, Wash. (AP) — One of four Longview men charged in a massive Pacific Northwest poaching ring is set to go to trial.
The Daily News of Longview
Man wants 1994 murder case tossed, alleges police misconduct
An Illinois man whose 1994 murder conviction was based on shoddy ballistic evidence wants his case dismissed on the eve of his retrial after allegations of police and prosecutorial misconduct surfaced.
Lawyers for Patrick Pursley, 52, will argue their request for dismissal Tuesday, the day ...
Trial set for woman accused of driving drunk with kids
OSAGE, Iowa (AP) — A December trial has been scheduled for a woman accused of driving drunk with children in her vehicle.
Mitchell County court records say 35-year-old Rebecca Golden, of Kensett, pleaded not guilty Thursday to five counts of child endangerment and one of operating while ...
Woman tried in France after child found living in car trunk
PARIS (AP) — A French woman is on trial accused of hiding the existence of her toddler and depriving her of food and care, after a garage mechanic discovered the girl living in the trunk of her mother’s car.
Rosa Maria Da Cruz went on trial Monday in the central city of Tulle on charges of ...
Trial set for Minnesota man charged in apartment stabbings
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man is set to face trial in May for allegedly fatally stabbing two of his neighbors at a Salvation Army apartment building.
The Post Bulletin
Man who flew gun-firing drone faces unrelated assault trial
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man whose online videos of drones firing guns and shooting flames have been viewed millions of times is set to go on trial on allegations he assaulted police officers.
Testimony is scheduled to begin in Middletown on Tuesday in the trial of Austin ...
Jury to be picked in homicide trial over 1991 disappearance
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — A judge has cleared the way for jury selection to begin Tuesday in a homicide trial in the disappearance a quarter-century ago of a central Pennsylvania woman whose body has never been found.
Loyd Groves, 69, is charged with first- and third-degree murder in the ...
Man accused in killing over bingo winnings unfit for trial
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — St. Clair County prosecutors say the final chapter was written in the death of a southern Illinois woman who was burned to death during an attempt to steal her bingo winnings.
Judge Robert Haida ruled last week a man involved in the 2011 death of 85-year-old Yoko ...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A woman’s lawsuit seeking damages for injuries she suffered when a police vehicle struck her during a bike ride will head to trial now that Indiana’s high court has declined to hear the case.
The state Supreme Court has ruled it would not review a state Court of Appeals ...
Oklahoma woman to stand trial in death of baby in trash bin
ENID, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma woman said to be the mother of a newborn who was found dead in a trash bin has been ordered to stand trial on charges related to the case.
Defense attorney seeks removal of Confederate portrait
LOUISA, Va. (AP) — A defense lawyer in Virginia made oral arguments seeking removal of a portrait of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee for his African-American client’s upcoming trial on a murder charge.
Jurors return next week for federal trial in witness slaying
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jurors in western Pennsylvania resume deliberations next week in the federal trial of man accused of killing a woman more than four years ago to keep her from talking to them about his New Jersey-supplied heroin ring.
Jurors deliberated for about a half-hour Friday and ...
Man indicted in Bloomington arena theft case pleads guilty
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — A former management official of Bloomington’s city-owned arena who was indicted on charges of mishandling city money has been fined $1 and sentenced to 30 months of probation in exchange for his testimony at the trials of three co-defendants.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A trial has begun in a lawsuit challenging Alabama’s practice of electing appellate judges by statewide vote, a method that plaintiffs say results in all-white courts in a state where one in four people is African-American.
The trial began this week in federal court ...
CHICAGO (AP) — A former top lieutenant to Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman and likely witness at the Mexican drug lord’s New York trial has pleaded guilty to trafficking conspiracy in Chicago, saying in a plea agreement unsealed Friday that he will cooperate with prosecutors in hopes of a reduced ...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The three suspects in a shooting that left three dead and two wounded in downtown Lawrence will have separate trials.
ROME (AP) — A verdict is expected within hours for Rome’s mayor, on trial in the Italian capital for allegedly lying about a City Hall hire.
Testimony wrapped up on Friday in the trial of Virginia Raggi from the populist 5-Star Movement, which is also the main coalition party in the ...
Nebraska high court upholds murder conviction of Iowa woman
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction and life sentence of an Iowa woman found guilty of killing another woman she considered a romantic rival.
The high court on Friday rejected Shanna Golyar’s arguments that evidence presented at her ...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The trial has been delayed for two men who were fired as New Orleans police officers after they allegedly beat a Hispanic man and called him a “fake American.”
Authorities say John Galman and Spencer Sutton, who are white, were off-duty when they attacked Jorge Gomez ...