Trial begins Tuesday for former Idaho lawmaker accused of rape

BOISE, Idaho -- The trial for a former Idaho lawmaker accused of raping a 19-year-old legislative intern begins Tuesday. Aaron von Ehlinger was a Republican state representative for Lewiston when an intern reported he brought her to his apartment under…

Jurors deliberating in former Idaho candidate’s murder trial

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Jurors started deliberating Tuesday in the trial of a former longshot Idaho gubernatorial candidate charged with murder in the death of a 12-year-old Colorado girl who disappeared in 1984. Suspect Steve Pankey was a neighbor of…

McConnell opposes impeachment witnesses but supported them in 1999

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is arguing against witnesses giving testimony in the expected impeachment trial of President Donald Trump -- but he had a different view in 1999 when he advocated for a request by Republican House impeachment managers to have witnesses testify in the case against then-President Bill Clinton, a Democrat.

Amber Guyger murder trial heads to its conclusion

Amber Guyger's defense team said Monday that prosecutors are relying on "sexting and speculation" to convince jurors that the former Dallas police officer was unreasonable in killing a man in his own apartment.

How the last chief justice handled an impeachment trial

Two decades ago, Chief Justice William Rehnquist captured unprecedented attention as he presided over the Senate trial of a president, a role that would fall to Chief Justice John Roberts if the US House were to impeach President Donald Trump and a Senate trial were launched.