After nearly six hours of deliberations, the jury hearing the case of an Upper Merion man charged with murdering a ten-month-old infant and her grandmother was sent home for the night.
Federal court jurors resume deliberations next week in the murder and racketeering trial of a convicted Philadelphia drug kingpin.
A Philadelphia jury reviewed laws addressing murder and manslaughter without reaching a verdict Monday.
Jury deliberations have begun in the trial of the alleged Kensington rapist, who is charged with raping three women, and a fourth alleged rape during an eight day period in late 2011.
After fiery arguments over the admissibility of evidence sought by the jury in the clergy sexual abuse case, the judge allowed an alleged victim’s statement to church authorities to be read to the jury in its entirety.
The jury broke for the day after re-hearing trial testimony of statements made by defendant James Brennan during a church investigation of allegations of an assault during an overnight stay at the priest’s apartment.
Jurors are set to return Thursday after asking many questions this week.
After weeks of testimony, the case that kick-started national conversations about gay youths and Internet privacy was sent Wednesday to a jury that must decide whether a former Rutgers University student is a criminal or just a young man who was confused by seeing two men kiss.