A man accused of gunning down a New Jersey police officer is scheduled to make his first appearance in court Tuesday afternoon.
The trial starts this week for a 29-year-old New York man accused of killing a husband and wife at their Connecticut jewelry store in 2005.
Opening statements in the second-degree murder trial of Muzzammil Hassan were scheduled to start Tuesday in Erie County Court in Buffalo.
Potential jurors are being asked whether they have issues with the Pakistan-born Hassan’s ethnicity, or the fact that he’s Muslim and may claim self-defense.
Prosecution and defense lawyers expected it would take longer than usual to seat 12 jurors for Muzzammil Hassan’s trial because of media attention the case has received since February 2009.
Lawyers in the case against Muzzammil Hassan were in Erie County Court Friday for a final conference in advance of Hassan’s second-degree murder trial. Jury selection starts Monday.
A trial has been set for an aging, down on his luck mobster after being arrested for attempting to rob a man trying to sell a diamond engagement ring.
Defense and prosecution lawyers were expected to discuss jury selection and other housekeeping matters during a conference Tuesday in Erie County Court in Buffalo.
Police said they found a loaded semiautomatic gun in a rear door of the $250,000-plus car after it was stopped for speeding.
Aasiya Hassan was killed in 2009 inside the TV station she and her husband established to promote cultural understanding. She had recently filed for divorce.
The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted in New York City of all but one charge accusing him of a deadly 1998 plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.
After months of opposition from New York officials, the trial for the alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 terror attacks may not happen any soon.
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan allege that Ahmed Ghailani was part of an al-Qaida cell that bombed two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.
A New York City jury has begun deliberations in the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo detainee.
A lawyer for the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial says his client didn’t know about a plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.