Trial begins for ex-Virginia Tech football player in killing

CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. — A trial began Wednesday for a former Virginia Tech football player accused in the fatal beating of a Tinder match he originally believed was a woman. Isimemen Etute, a former linebacker, is charged with second-degree murder in the 2021 death of 40-year-old Jerry Smith. Etute told police he visited Smith’s apartment in … Read more

Tentative $161.5M settlement reached in WVa opioid trial

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorneys for the state of West Virginia and two remaining pharmaceutical manufacturers have reached a tentative $161.5 million settlement just as closing arguments were set to begin in a seven-week trial over the opioid epidemic, Attorney General Patrick Morrisey said Wednesday. Morrisey announced the development in court in the state’s lawsuit against … Read more

Convicted child molester Hannah Tubbs to stand trial on unrelated murder charge

Convicted child molester Hannah Tubbs — the 26-year-old transgender woman who was serving a two-year sentence at a juvenile facility in Los Angeles — was ordered to stand trial on an unrelated murder charge after a judge found there was enough evidence in the case. Tubbs appeared during a preliminary hearing held at a Bakersfield, … Read more

Kate Moss will testify in Johnny Depp, Amber Heard trial on Wednesday

Model Kate Moss will take the stand Wednesday in Johnny Depp’s bombshell defamation trial against Amber Heard, The Post has exclusively learned. Depp’s lawyer were spotted fist-pumping a few weeks back when Amber Heard suddenly brought up Kate Moss during her testimony, saying she heard a rumor Depp pushed the British model down a flight of stairs. … Read more

Johnny Depp to take the stand again next week in Amber Heard trial

There’s plenty more left in the jaw-dropping Johnny Depp defamation trial. The “Pirates of the Caribbean” star will take the stand again next week — and there could be more than 18 hours of bombshell testimony to come from his side, a source told The Post. The 58-year-old actor is expected to be questioned as … Read more

Amber Heard calling Johnny Depp back to the stand could be ‘risky’: experts

Amber Heard calling Johnny Depp back to the stand could be a “risk” — partly because of how likable he was when he testified in the former couple’s bombshell defamation trial, legal experts told The Post. Sources close to Heard told The Post last week that the “Aquaman” actress’s legal team may plan to have … Read more

Lawyer charged with lying to FBI in Russia probe faces trial

A federal trial is set to begin for a lawyer for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign By ERIC TUCKER Associated Press May 16, 2022, 1:01 PM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — A federal trial begins Monday for a lawyer for the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign who is … Read more

Amber Heard expected to resume testimony in Depp libel trial

Amber Heard is expected to take the witness stand Monday for a third day of testimony in a libel suit filed against her by her ex-husband, Johnny Depp ByThe Associated Press May 16, 2022, 5:12 AM • 1 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Amber Heard is expected … Read more

Ukraine opens first war crimes trial of captured Russian

KYIV, Ukraine — Journalists packed a small courtroom in Kyiv for the trial of a captured Russian soldier accused of killing a Ukrainian civilian in the early days of the war — the first of dozens of war crimes cases that Ukraine’s top prosecutor said her office is pursuing. As the trial of 21-year-old Russian … Read more

Russian soldier on trial in first Ukraine war-crimes case

KYIV, Ukraine — A 21-year-old Russian soldier went on trial Friday in Kyiv for the killing of an unarmed Ukrainian civilian, marking the first war crime prosecution of a member of the Russian military from 11 weeks of bloodshed in Ukraine. The soldier, a captured member of a tank unit is accused of shooting a … Read more