Latino leaders across the state came together to lambast the DOJ for claiming Sen. Menendez's defense team was "racializing" the trial.
A jury at the federal courthouse in Newark on Thursday was unable to reach a unanimous verdict in the trial of U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and wealthy Florida eye doctor Salomon Melgen.
The hung jury ...
After a dismissed juror told reporters she thought Menendez and Melgen were innocent, defense lawyers said the judge should declare a mistrial.
After three full days of jury deliberations, no verdict was reached and one juror was dismissed. The jury will reconvene Monday and restart deliberations.
Jury deliberations began shortly after 3 o'clock Monday afternoon. Before that, the jury heard two powerful presentations by lawyers.
Federal prosecutors told the jury Menendez may have been elected to represent New Jersey, but instead he’s been Dr. Salomon Melgen’s personal U.S. senator.
Judge William Walls charged the jury in the Menendez trial. Deliberations expected to begin Monday.
Menendez's advisor and friend Donald Scarinci testified about a $600,000 donation he solicited from Salomon Melgen.
Wednesday's witness tried to protect Menendez but may have given up ground on her cross-examination.
Gold watches were among gifts exchanged by Menendez and Melgen.
The defense had argued the bribery charges should be dismissed, because prosecutors don’t have a proverbial “smoking gun” and no explicit proof that Menendez agreed to perform an official favor ...
After six weeks and more than 30 witnesses, the prosecution finally rested its case Wednesday.
Prosecutors used 37 email exchanges to show how busy Menendez's top staffers were trying to help Dr. Salomon Melgen.
The prosecution implied that Menendez asked Melgen for campaign contributions, but couldn't prove it.
Witness testified the senator was very angry over an issue affecting his longtime friend, Salomon Melgen.