Menendez jurors return to deliberations after deadlock declaration
Judge William Walls instructed deadlocked jurors to continue deliberating Tuesday morning in the corruption case against Sen. Bob Menendez, D-New Jersey.
"This is a serious matter," he told the jury. "This is not reality TV. This is real life."Menendez and his friend, ophthalmologist Dr. Salomen Melgen, face a combined 18 counts of bribery and other corruption charges. Prosecutors allege that Menendez used his office to help Melgen's business interests. Both men maintain their innocence.In a note passed to Walls Monday, the jury, comprised of five women and seven men, indicated that it had reached a deadlock. The jury had been deliberating for...
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