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Harvey Weinstein vows he’ll be ‘fully exonerated’ at New York trial

Harvey Weinstein’s criminal trial in New York begins this week and is poised to set the tone for the #MeToo era — but despite more than 80 women coming forward with sexual-misconduct allegations against him, the disgraced movie mogul told Fox News he expects to be “fully exonerated.”

Illinois Uber driver imprisoned for abusing passenger to face trial after allegedly trying to ‘silence’ victim

An Illinois former Uber driver who was sentenced Friday to five years in prison for sexually abusing a passenger will stand trial this week on charges that he also tried to hire someone to “hurt or silence” the victim, according to a report.

Chinese woman linked to ‘birth tourism’ scheme gets 10 months in prison

A Chinese woman who operated a Southern California business that helped pregnant women in China lie to immigration officials so they could travel to the United States to give birth was sentenced to 10 months in prison Monday for the wide-ranging “birth tourism” scheme.

Boston Marathon bombing survivor flips off ‘terrorist supporter’ outside court

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet was anything but coy when she confronted outside court Thursday morning by a lone supporter of convicted killer Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, resulting in a brief but heated exchange. 

Alabama jury convicts police officer of manslaughter for killing unarmed black man

Former Montgomery, Ala. police officer Aaron Cody Smith was convicted of manslaughter Friday for fatally shooting Gregory Gunn, an unarmed black man, in 2016.

Inmate claims Patrick Frazee asked him to kill key witness in Colorado murder trial

An inmate testified Friday that Colorado murder suspect Patrick Frazee, who is accused of killing his fiancee, asked him multiple times to kill the key witness in his case. 

Los Angeles man walks free after spending 11 years in prison for robberies he didn’t commit

A man who spent 11 years in prison for five armed robberies he did not commit walked free Tuesday after he was exonerated, thanks to the investigative work of his wife.

New Jersey man caught faking slip and fall for insurance money sentenced to probation, community service

A New Jersey man caught on surveillance video faking a slip and fall was sentenced Monday to probation, community service and ordered to pay restitution, according to a report.

Ex-NFL player Winslow Jr takes plea deal before rape retrial

Former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. pleaded guilty Monday to raping an unconscious teen in 2003 and to sexual battery involving a 54-year-old hitchhiker in a deal that spared him the possibility of life in prison.

Evidence in Mollie Tibbetts murder is insurmountable, law enforcement source says

The evidence against the man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts is overwhelming — even if parts of his police confession are ruled inadmissible in court, a law enforcement source close to the case told Fox News on Tuesday.

Texas man sentenced to death for killing six members of ex-wife’s family

A Texas jury sentenced a man who killed six members of his ex-wife’s family to death Friday after approximately four hours of deliberations.

Third suspect in murder of Joshua Brown, witness in Amber Guyger trial, sought in Louisiana; 2 arrested

Two of the three men wanted in connection to the killing of Joshua Brown, a key witness who testified in the high-profile murder trial of former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger, have been arrested while a third, Thaddeous Green, remained on the lam Wednesday morning. 

Former Georgia cop who fatally shot unarmed fleeing man acquitted of manslaughter

A since-fired Georgia police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man fleeing after a confrontation was found not guilty Saturday of voluntary manslaughter and involuntary manslaughter.