Jury in ‘El Chapo’s’ U.S. trial to begin second week of deliberations

Jury in ‘El Chapo’s’ U.S. trial to begin second week of deliberations
Microphones are placed outside the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse, during the trial of Joaquin Guzman, the Mexican drug lord known as “El Chapo,” in the Brooklyn borough of New York, U.S., February 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jurors are expected to begin their second week of deliberations on Monday morning in the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman,... Read More

New Illinois governor eyes larger fiscal year 2020 budget hole

New Illinois governor eyes larger fiscal year 2020 budget hole
CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois faces a $3.2 billion deficit in its upcoming fiscal 2020 budget that is nearly 16 percent higher than previously projected, Governor J.B. Pritzker’s administration said on Friday. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner speaks to the news media outside of the United States Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., February 26, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis A five-year fiscal forecast released... Read More

‘El Chapo’ upbeat as jury deliberations expected to enter second week

‘El Chapo’ upbeat as jury deliberations expected to enter second week
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Accused Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman appeared cheerful as the jury in his U.S. trial ended its first week of deliberations on Thursday without reaching a verdict, grinning broadly as he hugged and bumped fists with his lawyers. FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted by soldiers during a presentation in... Read More

‘El Chapo’ U.S. drug trial jury ends second day without verdict

‘El Chapo’ U.S. drug trial jury ends second day without verdict
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jurors in the U.S. trial of accused Mexican drug cartel boss Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman ended their second day of deliberations on Tuesday without reaching a verdict. FILE PHOTO: Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is escorted by soldiers during a presentation in Mexico City, Jan. 8, 2016. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo/File Photo/File Photo The 12 jurors in federal court... Read More

‘El Chapo’ jury ends first day of deliberations without verdict

‘El Chapo’ jury ends first day of deliberations without verdict
(Reuters) – Jurors in the U.S. trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, accused of running one of the world’s most infamous drug cartels, ended their first day of deliberations in Brooklyn federal court on Monday without reaching a verdict. The accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is seen during his trial in this courtroom sketch in Brooklyn federal... Read More

Jury begins deliberating fate of alleged Mexican cartel boss ‘El Chapo’

Jury begins deliberating fate of alleged Mexican cartel boss ‘El Chapo’
(Reuters) – Jurors began deliberations in the trial of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, accused of running one of the world’s most infamous drug cartels, in Brooklyn federal court on Monday morning. The accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is seen during his trial in this courtroom sketch in Brooklyn federal court in New York City, U.S., January 31,... Read More