The man who allegedly shot Renisha McBride will be charged with second degree murder, manslaughter and possession of a firearm. Wayne County, Michigan Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Friday morning in a press conference that there is no evidence that the suspect acted in lawful self-defense. Show More Summary
The other day we talked about a shooting in Reading, Pennsylvania where two men were killed when they robbed a convenience store – a third man has been arrested as their accomplice and charged with second degree murder according to a local ABC station; Meanwhile, police arrested 21-year-old Alexander Garcia-Bialek, the alleged driver of the […]
The man who allegedly beat Minnesota Vikings superstar Adrian Peterson's two-year-old son to death earlier this month has been charged with murder. Joseph Patterson faces a single count of second degree murder and two counts of first...Show More Summary
The man who allegedly beat Adrian Peterson's 2-year-old son to death was just charged with second degree murder... TMZ has learned.Joseph Patterson was charged with second degree murder and 2 counts of first degree manslaughter, as well as…
A newlywed in Kalispell, Mont., has been charged with murder in the second degree after allegedly pushing her husband off a cliff during an argument in Glacier National Park July 7. Jordan Linn Graham, 22, and Cody Lee Johnson, 25, had been married eight days when he died in a cliff fall. Show More Summary
Jordan Linn Graham has been charged with the second degree murder of her husband Cody Lee Johnson. The 22-year-old woman allegedly pushed her husband off of a cliff at a national park just 8 days after their wedding. Graham admitted to investigators that she killed her husband at Glacier National Park on July 7. Show More Summary
MIAMI (Reuters) - A man accused of shooting his wife and then posting a photo of her lifeless body on Facebook pleaded not guilty at a court hearing in Miami where he was formally charged with second degree murder.
TORONTO (Reuters) - A Toronto policeman charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of an 18-year-old who brandished a knife on a streetcar was released on C$510,000 ($491,000) bail on Tuesday.
Pedro Martin has been charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of a 20-year-old pregnant woman
We’ll be covering the second degree murder trial of Merritt Landry, who was charged with second degree attempted murder for his shooting 14-year-old Marshall Coulter (described as a “professional thief” by his brother in news reports). Coulter had scaled a spiked metal fence to enter Landry’s property at 2AM, in a Louisiana neighborhood riven by [...]
Honolulu police have charged a suspect with second degree murder in the stabbing death of Happy Hawaii Homes LLC principal broker Mary Beth San Juan. The suspect, Vernon Baker, used the address of the home where San Juan’s body was....
MSNBC's initial -- not to mention its ongoing -- reaction to acquittal of George Zimmerman on charges of second degree murder and manslaughter was predictably heavily focused on race and laden with melodramatic hand-wringing. But itShow More Summary
A retired Canadian Mountie admitted in court Thursday to the 2011 murder of his wife, apparently over a bet on a game of Nintendo Wii. Keith Wiens has been charged with the second degree murder of his common law wife, Lynn Kalmring, although he claims he acted out of fear for his life. Show More Summary
Exactly one hour after his client was acquitted of second degree murder and manslaughter, George Zimmerman's attorney Mark O'Mara spoke to reporters, one whom asked if he thought this trial would have gone any differently if Zimmerman had been black. Show More Summary
Since the first charging of the case involving George Zimmerman, I have respectfully disagreed with many friends (including on this blog) about the case which I believed was clearly over-charged as second degree murder. The trial has only magnified those concerns and I believe that the jury will acquit Zimmerman and would be correct in […]
As expected, the Judge in the George Zimmerman case ruled that in addition to Second Degree Murder, she will instruct the jury on the lesser included offense of Manslaughter, as required by Florida case law. In a surprise move this morning, the prosecution asked the Judge to drop the Aggravated Assault charge and to instruct [...]
Closing arguments are scheduled to begin today in the trial of George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Follow the trial live.
After nearly 17 months at the center of the highly charged murder case, George Zimmerman told a Florida judge that he would not testify at his trial. Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second degree murder for shooting Trayvon Martin, 17, in 2012. Show More Summary
George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer charged with second degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, will not testify at his trial.