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A Dallas County jury began deliberating a verdict in the case Wednesday afternoon but recessed after about four hours. They continued deliberating all day Thursday before recessing in the afternoon. They'll resume deliberations at 9 a.m. Friday. If convicted, the 36-year-old faces an automatic sentence of ...
Rogers County District Attorney Matt Ballard, the Special Prosecutor assigned to the Bixby rape case, arrives at the Oklahoma Attorney General's Office for a session of the state's multicounty grand jury Wednesday. ANDREA EGER/Tulsa World ...

A Stafford jury is scheduled to resume it deliberations Friday morning in its effort to decide whether Clint Alan Hill acted in self-defense, committed murder or something in between during a fatal fight last year ... The jury heard two full days of evidence before beginning its deliberations at 6:35 p.m. Thursday.
HACKENSACK -- Deliberations are set to begin Tuesday in the trial of Tyheem Mayfield, the alleged driver in the 2014 gang-related shooting in Paterson that left Nazerah Bugg dead and her friend Nylijah Albert wounded. The jury of eight men and four women got the case after hearing closing arguments ...
A jury of five men and one woman was seated Thursday for a trial to resolve a 2013 lawsuit that claims Mormon church leaders covered up the sexual ... Thursday's jury selection for the trial, including four alternates, was held in the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department's training facility to accommodate the ...
A judge on Wednesday said no to three Kansas residents who requested to have Trump voters on their jury as they're tried for attempting to bomb a mosque and a Somali refugee community. Gavin Wright, Patrick Stein and Curtis Allen were denied their request to include voters from a Trump-voting region ...

Sen. Carlos Uresti and his wife Lleanna Uresti are surrounded by media as he arrives at the John H. Wood Jr. Federal Courthouse. Sen. Carlos Uresti and co-defendant Gary Cain, not pictured, were on hand for their trial at John H. Wood Jr. Federal Courthouse on Thursday, January 18, 2018 in San ...
jury seated, opening statements set to begin in Gasser trial. Friday, January 19th 2018, 4:39 am PST ... The jury in the Joe McKnight murder trial has been seated, according to Paul Purpora. jury selection began earlier this week, and the jury was seated Wednesday night. The judge in the Joe McKnight ...
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office has received several calls regarding a jury duty scam, so Sheriff Mark Bowen is once again reminding area residents of a pervasive telephone scam that leaves victims open to theft and identity theft. The jury duty scam, along with the IRS scam, tax warrant scam, relative ...
According to the state Constitution, only nine participants in a multicounty grand jury in Oklahoma have to agree that an indictment should be returned. State statutes also allow the grand jury to hear evidence for the accused. Grand juries in the state have investigative power, meaning rather than just having ...
The Hill County Sheriff's Department is advising residents not to fall victim to a jury Duty scam. Officials said in an online post Wednesday a Hill County Sheriff received a call from a McLennan County elected official who told them their wife received a phone call from a person who identified themselves as ...
Cincinnati - A week after her conviction on a felony drug charge, fired Cincinnati VA Chief Dr. Barbara Temeck is demanding a new trial, citing jury confusion. "The jury's verdict was required to be unanimous, and it was not," wrote defense attorney Ben Dusing in a motion that seeks a judicial inquiry of the ...
The selection of the jury was moved to the training facility of the Berkeley County Sheriff's Department's law enforcement division to accommodate the 100 ... Given projections the trial could last six to eight weeks, the jury pool was first advised to fill out a questionnaire to allow 23rd Judicial Circuit Judge ...
Only a handful of people know for sure what happened in Buffalo's Roosevelt Park on that cold December day eight years ago. Yes, Jabril Harper died, the victim of two gunshot wounds to the head. But the allegations of a murder-for-profit scheme have always gone unproven. After a nearly three-month trial ...
Washington (CNN) Steve Bannon has struck a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller's team and will be interviewed by prosecutors instead of testifying before the grand jury, two people familiar with the process told CNN. He is expected to cooperate with the special counsel, the sources said.
I asked Snowden if his plan to increase the diversity of juries would include getting more people registered to vote, believing -- as you might believe -- that registering to vote is what qualifies a person for jury duty. But you don't have to register to vote to be qualified for jury duty, Snowden explained.
The San Joaquin County Chapter of the California Civil Grand jury Association speaks to local clubs and organizations explaining the civil grand jury system and its benefits to the community. Former jurors discuss qualifications, weekly obligations and the differences between a civil and criminal grand jury.

BELLEFONTAINE - The final pretrial hearings for Patrick and Heather O'Donnell, who face charges involving allegations of rape, included an informal plea deal and establishing the ground rules for trial testimony during a hearing Tuesday. Their combined jury trial will go on as scheduled beginning Feb.
Imagine you were on trial for your life, but your lawyer insisted on telling the jury you were guilty. That's what happened to Robert McCoy after he was charged with a triple homicide in Bossier City, La. When the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in McCoy v. Louisiana on Wednesday, it will decide ...
Why it matters: The move marked the first time Mr. Mueller is known to have used a grand jury subpoena to seek information from a member of Mr. Trump's inner circle." Last week, it was revealed that Bannon called Donald Trump Jr.'s 2016 meeting with Russians over dirt on Hillary Clinton "treasonous" in Michael Wolff's ...
The Sundance Institute announced the jury members on Tuesday and said actor Jason Mantzoukas will host the Jan. 27 awards ceremonies in Park City, Utah. The festival takes place from Jan. 18 to Jan. 28. Spencer stars in "The Shape of Water," Pinkett Smith starred in and produced "Girls Trip," and ...
Defense attorneys Matthew Goetz, right, representing Ronald Gasser, who is accused of shooting and killing former football star Joe McKnight in a 2016 road rage incident, walks toward the Jefferson Parish government Center after the court took a lunch break in Gretna, La., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. jury ...
FILE PHOTO: workers and firefighters work on the remains of downtown after a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada, July 8, 2013. Reuters/Mathieu Belanger/File Photo Reuters. MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian judge on Tuesday told jurors to ...
Special counsel Robert Mueller on Tuesday subpoenaed former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon to appear before a grand jury as part of the Russia investigation. News of the subpoena came on the same day Bannon testified before the House Intelligence Committee about what he witnessed ...
A jury of seven men and five women was selected Tuesday to decide whether Mayor Ed Pawlowski and codefendant Scott Allinson are guilty of corruption charges. The jurors, plus six alternates, were seated about 4:30 p.m. at the end of a nearly six-hour selection process in federal court in Philadelphia.
A suspected York crack cocaine dealer faces life in federal prison after a grand jury indicted him last week on drug trafficking and firearms charges, according to a news release from the US Attorney David J. Freed. The indictment, handed down on Wednesday, alleges Alexander Larriuz-Otero, 20, ...
Gaumont vice VEO Christophe Riandee has been appointed jury president of Series Mania Festival's industry sidebar, the European Project and Talent Forum. Riandee will choose four other top executives from the scripted industry to join him in the jury whose role will be to select one of the 16 television ...
Under the juries Act, an expanded 15 member jury can be empanelled if a trial is expected to last over two months. Judge O'Connor informed the court prior to swearing the new jury that Mr Drumm's trial would last five months. It took two hours to swear in a fresh jury of eight men and seven women.
Michigan CITY -- The former Michigan City councilman accused of participating in an illegal gambling ring throughout La Porte County from 2013 to 2015 will go before a jury on Feb. 13. David J. Biela did not appear for his final pretrial conference in La Porte Superior Court 1 Thursday, but his defense ...
In late December, a 42-year-old Prescott man contacted the Yavapai County Sheriff's Office (YCSO) to report losing money in a "jury warrant scam." He told deputies he had recently received a call from someone claiming to be an YCSO deputy. The supposed deputy told the Prescott man there was a ...
A third degree murder trial for Jason Lee White, 36, Minneapolis, ended in a hung jury Thursday, Jan. 11, after the jury couldn't unanimously decide to convict or acquit him. For three days, prosecutor Todd Kosovich and defense attorneys Kent Strunk and Jason Sellnow questioned and cross-examined ...
A 42-year-old Prescott man contacted the Sheriff's Office in late December and reported receiving a call from an individual who claimed to be a Yavapai County Sheriff's deputy. The caller told the victim he had a $4,000 warrant for his arrest because he failed to show up to jury duty, the Sheriff's Office said in ...
A Leon County grand jury Friday opened the door for State Attorney Jack Campbell to file charges in connection with the death of a Florida State fraternity pledge. The 21-person panel was tasked with deciding whether to continue investigating the death of 20-year-old Andrew Coffey at an off-campus ...
Oklahoma City (KFOR) -- A jury has recommended life without parole for an Oklahoma mother found guilty of beating her daughter to death. It took the jury just minutes on Thursday to convict 51-year-old Juanita Gomez of first-degree murder for the fatal beating of her daughter, Geneva Gomez. In August ...
A federal appeals court has thrown out a $22.4 million jury verdict against the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office in the 2013 shooting that left Dontrell Stephens paralyzed from the waist down. According to the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals decision, two out of three judges say "erroneous jury instructions" ...
Powhatan - Powhatan County saw a record number of felony indictments come out of its regular December grand jury docket, with the two-month total almost equal to the previous 10 months ... When compared with the five previous regular grand juries in 2017, the numbers were starkly different.
Cher is demanding a trial by jury for the case. Soon-Shiong and his companies have been embroiled in controversy over the last year. A Precision Biologics stockholder filed a lawsuit in July, accusing the biotech mogul and the company's controlling board members of wrongfully diverting capital. Further ...
ELYRIA, Ohio -- A Lorain County grand jury will consider criminal charges against an Elyria man who told police officers he shot and killed a neighbor's dog because it was attacking his own puppy. Timothy J. Kilgore, 28, is charged with cruelty to animals and discharging a firearm within city limits in the ...
"But I respect the jury's verdict and it did send a signal -- she owes them $15,000." Thibault and Letourneau had wanted to settle the case outside of court and want everyone to focus on getting along for the sake of their children, he said. Carpio's attorney Robert Buschel said his client also hopes everyone ...
JERSEY CITY -- The prosecution's key witness in the murder trial of Isaiah Huggins is the real killer who gunned down Rondell Rush last year, according to the defense's opening statement yesterday. "Romance Morrison shot and killed Rondell Rush, but was never charged, never investigated for a ...
A third day is required to fill the jury in the trial on a man accused of killing another in a Walmart parking lot. Justin Barkley faces second-degree murder for allegedly shooting and kill William Schumacher outside the Ithaca Walmart in late 20-16. During his arraignment, Barkley claimed he was trying to kill ...
LITTLE VALLEY -- Twelve people have been chosen to serve on a jury that will decide the fate of Francis O'Donnell, whose kidnapping and rape trial will begin today in Cattaraugus County Court. Attorneys for both the prosecution and defense agreed on a jury consisting of seven men and five women after ...
A jury took less than an hour on Wednesday to find a Great Falls man guilty of attempting to murder a man in the Rescue Mission lobby last February. Stacy Michael Trujillo also was found guilty on tampering with evidence charges, for tossing the knife he used in a lot around the corner from the Rescue ...
On the day she was picked to decide a case, Lindsey went home to Bay View and then, whammo, into labor. How seriously did she take her role as a citizen? In the midst of her contractions at the hospital, she set an alarm for 8 in the morning so her boyfriend, Sam Mason, could call the jury management ...
Merle A. Page Jr., facing camera, hugs a man who drove him to the Erie police station in Erie on Jan. 17. Page, accused of fatally shooting Marcell Flemings two days prior, then walked inside with police. The man and woman who drove Page did not wish to comment. [GREG WOHLFORD/ERIE ...
At a hearing held partly in open court this morning, U.S. District Judge Kiyo Matsumoto said a member of the anonymous jury, identified only as Juror No. 6, called her office the day after they convicted Evan Greebal of securities and wire fraud conspiracies. It was difficult for Matsumoto's clerk, Vivek Tata, ...
JOHNSTON, Iowa -- jury selection begins on Monday in the trial for a Johnston man accused of killing his girlfriend. A pre-trial conference was held on Friday for Abraham Roberts. He is accused of shooting Agnes Yarlee inside their Johnston apartment in April. He was arrested the next day while ...
Sheriff Steve Kephart said that a new phone scam has been circulating throughout Hopewell, accusing people of missing their jury summons and asking for a sum of money -- usually $75 or so -- in order to keep them from serving jail time. If someone were to call the number provided in order to pay this ...
Tucson, AZ (Tucson News Now) -. The Pima County Sheriff's Department said it has received several reports of jury service scams in the county, according to a news release. Someone claiming to be a law enforcement officer, or representative of the court has been calling residents in Pima County, telling them they are ...
Bethany Hallam would have preferred to hunker down in her cozy home Friday morning rather than reporting for jury duty at the Allegheny County Courthouse. Hallam, 28, of Ross and 66 others braved sub-zero wind chills to answer the court system's call, according to county officials. "I probably would ...


 

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