A death row inmate in Alabama is out of prison after 15 years, 50 days, becoming the second such convict to walk in the state this month. William Ziegler, initially convicted of the 2000 murder of Russell Allen Baker in Mobile County, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting murder in...
Back in February, former rap mogul Suge Knight was charged with one count of murder, one count of attempted murder, and two counts of hit-and-run by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department after he allegedly ran over and killed Terry Carter and injured Cle “Bone” Sloan. Knight’s lawyer claimed that the defendant was attempting to […]
Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has been convicted on all counts in the killing of Odin Lloyd, including first-degree murder. Lloyd was killed in June 2013. The verdict comes after jurors heard testimony from 135 total witnesses -- 132 called by the prosecution -- in the 10-week long case. Show More Summary
Okay, so it's not that bad-- sentenced to life in prison. Former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez has been convicted on all counts in the June 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd, including first-degree murder. He has been sentenced to life in....
"The murder charge comes with a mandatory sentence of life without parole."The verdict represents a stunning fall from grace for the former tight end, who just three years ago signed a five-year contract extension worth up to $40 million with the New England Patriots.
Officials in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have found bones at the home of abortionist Kermit Gosnell, who was convicted on multiple counts of murder in cases involving the killing of babies in life-birth abortions. Gosnell is the first abortion practitioner in the United States convicted of murder. Gsonell operated a dilapidated and filthy abortion clinic in downtown […]
A jury in Massachusetts has found 25-year-old former NFL star Aaron Hernandez guilty on all counts against him, including first-degree murder, related to the June 2013 shooting death of acquaintance Odin Lloyd. The murder convictionShow More Summary
The first Aaron Hernandez murder case has made the next Aaron Hernandez murder case largely moot. A jury in Bristol County, Massachusetts has convicted the former Patriots tight end on all counts, including most importantly the first-degree murder of Odin Lloyd. The jury also found that the killing occurred with “extreme atrocity or cruelty,” which…
Mr. Jones and I are heading to the Counting Crows show when the groups brings its Somewhere Under Wonderland Tour with special guest Citizen Cope to the Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 3.
A chilling and precise reminder of how little black lives often matter. On the heels of the brutal murder of Walter Scott, the lack of a definitive count of the number of police killings of civilians each year seems like nothing short of an outrage. Show More Summary
Yesterday Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all counts for his murderous act of terrorism. He could get the death penalty… but not if Mass. Senator and left-wing
Blair, 35, is charged with two counts each of felony murder, premeditated murder and torture in the deaths of Stoni Ann Blair and Stephen Gage Berry.
So, as noted below, Dzokhar Tsarnaev has been convicted on all thirty counts in the Boston Marathon Bombing and (closer still to home), the murder of MIT police officer Sean Collier. Good. Now for sentencing, in which the grotesquely termed “Death Qualified Jury”™ will decide between execution and life without parole. Like an overwhelming majority [Read more...]
Read the Globe’s report on the decisions here. The paper’s Kevin Cullen, who has covered the whole trial, rattled off the decisions on Twitter — Tsarnaev was found guilty on 30 counts of murder, conspiracy, etc., 17 of which can carry the death penalty. The decision of whether the killer will be put to death is up to the same jury of twelve. Show More Summary
From Dunlap appeal: In February 1996, Mr. Dunlap was convicted of four counts of capital murder and various other crimes in connection with the murder of three teenagers and a 50-year-old mother of two at a Chuck E. Cheese’s restaurant in Aurora, Colorado. In May 1996, in accordance with jury verdicts, he was sentenced to […]
A man charged with first-degree murder in the killing of three Muslim college students can face a death penalty trial, a judge ruled Monday. Craig Stephen Hicks, 46, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the Feb. 10Show More Summary
A North Carolina judge ruled on Monday that a man accused of killing three young Muslims in February could face the death penalty if convicted of murder. Craig Hicks, 46, was indicted on three counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of a newlywed couple who were his neighbors in Chapel...
Craig Stephen Hicks, handcuffed throughout the hearing, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the Feb. 10 killings of 23-year-old Deah Shaddy Barakat; his wife, 21-year-old Yusor Mohammad Abu-Salha; and her sister, 19-year-old Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha.
Prosecutors in North Carolina will make a case on Monday for why they think a man accused of killing three young Muslims in February should face the death penalty if convicted of murder. Craig Hicks, 46, was indicted on three countsShow More Summary
Florida authorities arrested three Klansmen for plotting to kill a black former inmate. Each of them faces one state count of conspiracy to commit murder, according to a statement from Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi’s office.