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ATHENS, Ala.  — Final jury selection is set for the trial of an Alabama sheriff charged with theft and ethics violations after lawyers spent days whittling down a pool of potential jurors to about 100 people.

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OPELIKA, Ala. — A jury has found an Auburn man guilty of first-degree human trafficking after evidence showed he caused a 13-year-old girl to be repeatedly raped by multiple men at his "trap house," according to the Lee County District Attorney’s Office.

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VINEMONT — The Vinemont High School library was turned into a courtroom Tuesday morning as the school’s senior Honors English students conducted a mock trial based on John Milton’s poem, “Paradise Lost.”

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MINNEAPOLIS — Former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted Tuesday of murder and manslaughter for pinning George Floyd to the pavement with his knee on the Black man’s neck in a case that triggered worldwide protests, violence and a furious reexamination of racism and policing in the U.S.

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MINNEAPOLIS — The murder case against former Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd went to the jury Monday in a city on edge against another round of unrest like the one that erupted last year over the harrowing video of Chauvin with his knee on the Black man's neck.

MINNEAPOLIS — Officer Derek Chauvin "had to know" he was squeezing the life out of George Floyd as the Black man cried out over and over that he couldn't breathe and finally fell silent, a prosecutor told jurors Monday as closing arguments began at Chauvin's murder trial.

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Jury selection in the trial of a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death began Tuesday with the first potential juror excused after she revealed during questioning that she thought the way the officer acted was "not fair."