Trials

Bill Cosby gestures as he arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 25, 2018 - 9:12 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments that portrayed the comedian both as a calculating predator who's finally being brought to justice and the victim of a multimillion-dollar frame-up by a "...
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This undated photo provided by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice shows Erick Davila. Attorneys for the Texas death row inmate want the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his scheduled execution this week for the shooting deaths of a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother during a birthday party 10 years ago outside a Fort Worth apartment. The former Fort Worth street gang member is set for lethal injection Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Texas Department of Criminal Justice via AP)
April 25, 2018 - 8:27 am
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Attorneys for a prisoner sentenced to death for killing a 5-year-old girl and her grandmother in a gang-related shooting at a 9th birthday party in Fort Worth have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his execution, which is scheduled for Wednesday. Erick Davila faces...
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April 25, 2018 - 7:05 am
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A 45-year-old Pennsylvania man charged with taking a 16-year-old girl to Mexico without her parents' knowledge is facing trial after waiving his right to a preliminary hearing. LehighValleyLive.com reports Kevin Esterly waived the hearing Tuesday and now awaits trial on...
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April 24, 2018 - 2:33 pm
WERNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A former juvenile home employee in Pennsylvania has been ordered to stand trial on charges of setting up an attack on a 15-year-old boy on a school bus. The Reading Eagle reports that a judge Tuesday held 32-year-old Lamar Miller for trial on charges including aggravated...
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April 24, 2018 - 8:09 am
BERLIN (AP) — A Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping of a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin has gone on trial in the German capital. The 47-year-old, identified only as Long N.H. because of German privacy rules, is charged with espionage and being an accessory to...
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April 23, 2018 - 8:33 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A mistrial was declared Monday in the case of a U.S. Border Patrol agent after an Arizona jury acquitted him of a second-degree murder charge in the killing of a teen from Mexico but deadlocked on lesser counts of manslaughter. The decision by U.S. District Judge Raner Collins means...
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This photo shows the Copenhagen City Council which holds the penultimate hearing in the case against Peter Madsen, in Copenhagen, Denmark Monday, April 23, 2018. Peter Madsen is charged with murdering and dismembering Swedish journalist Kim Wall aboard his homemade submarine. The case began March 8 and continues on April 25. (Nikolai Linares/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:19 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The prosecutor in the trial of a Danish inventor accused of torture and murder in the death of a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip said Monday there is "a risk that he that can commit the same kind of crime again." Prosecutor Jakob Buch-Jepsen said Kim...
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Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, center, talks to his lawyers as he arrives to open his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-year prison sentence in The Hague, Netherlands, Monday, April 23, 2018. (Yves Herman, pool photo via AP)
April 23, 2018 - 11:12 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insisted Monday that Serb forces acted only in self-defense during Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 conflict as he called on appeals judges to overturn his multiple convictions and 40-year sentence for masterminding Serb atrocities...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Monday, April 23, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 23, 2018 - 10:23 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial won't hear old deposition testimony from a confidante of his chief accuser, a judge ruled Monday, dealing a blow to his lawyers' effort to undermine her credibility. As the trial entered its home stretch, Judge Steven O'Neill said...
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In this Thursday, April 19, 2018 photo, Mark Desimone, right, sits next to his attorney Deborah Macaulay, during a pretrial hearing in Juneau, Alaska. Desimone, a former Arizona legislator, is charged in the shooting death of an Alaska man in 2016. Jury selection is expected to start Monday, April 23. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)
April 22, 2018 - 2:09 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A trial is set to begin this week for a former Arizona state lawmaker accused of killing a man on a hunting and fishing trip in Alaska. Prosecutors say Mark Desimone shot and killed Duilio Antonio "Tony" Rosales in May 2016 outside of Juneau after a day that included drinking...
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