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Bundy mistrial draws Sessions probe, calls for broad review

LAS VEGAS /December 22, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A mistrial in the federal prosecution of a family of ranchers who led an armed standoff against government agents prompted Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the case and renewed calls for a broad review of U.S. attorneys in Las Vegas. “You can bet that, … Continue reading Bundy mistrial draws Sessions probe, calls for broad review

Mistrial in Nevada standoff is latest defeat for prosecutors

LAS VEGAS /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A U.S. judge in Nevada dealt another defeat Wednesday to federal prosecutors trying to punish leaders of armed standoffs meant to oppose federal authority over vast swaths of land in the American West. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro in Las Vegas declared a mistrial in the long-awaited … Continue reading Mistrial in Nevada standoff is latest defeat for prosecutors

Mistrial: Ohio police shooting trial jury deadlocked

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial after a jury said it was deadlocked Saturday in the case of a white former police officer charged with murder in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist. The Hamilton County prosecutor said jurors were leaning toward a lesser conviction of voluntary manslaughter and … Continue reading Mistrial: Ohio police shooting trial jury deadlocked