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The Latest: Court re-examines reversed murder verdict

The Latest on Mississippi prosecutors' appeal of a decision that granted a new trial to a woman convicted in a gruesome 2004 double murder in Mississippi (all times local): 1:15 … Click to Continue »

Dylann Roof Calls His Attorneys 'Biological Enemies,' Petitions To Replace Them

5 hours agoNews : The Cutline

White supremacist and convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof has petitioned to remove two lawyers from his defense team.

Should Manson follower Leslie Van Houten be paroled?

Leslie Van Houten, convicted of murder as a member of the Charles Manson “family” cult, has been recommended for parole by a state panel. The decision must be reviewed by the Parole Board and Gov. Jerry Brown. Last year, Brown said no to releasing Van Houten. Is it time to parole Leslie Van Houten? That’s […]

Prosecutors to argue Pistorius should get more jail time

Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer … Click to Continue »

Charles Kenneth Maness murder 12/27/1998 Oxford, MS James Ray Sanders pled guilty, sentenced to life in prison

Authorities investigate weekend shooting motive James R. Sanders v State of Mississippi 2003 (conviction and sentence affirmed) James Ray Sanders v State of Mississippi 2015 (conviction and sentence affirmed) Escaped Parchman prisoner...Show More Summary

2 'Armed and Dangerous' Inmates Escape Miss. Prison

Two inmates, including a convicted murderer, have escaped from Mississippi's largest prison, the AP reports. Officials say the escapees are armed and dangerous. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said Monday that 41-year-old James Sanders and 22-year-old Ryan Young broke out from the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. Corrections officials believe...

Gun laws targeting domestic abusers tied to fewer homicides

20 hours agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - When people convicted of domestic violence or covered by restraining orders are not only banned from buying guns but forced to give up firearms they already own, they may be less likely to murder their intimate partners, a U.S. study suggests.

Two men, one a convicted murderer, escape from Mississippi prison

21 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Mississippi authorities said they were searching on Monday for two inmates, including one convicted of murder, who escaped from a state prison and who the officials described as armed and dangerous. The men were discovered missing during a routine count of prisoners at the Mississippi State...

Social Justice Warriors Upset That Harvard Didn't Admit a Convicted Murderer

The best kind of murderess, in SJW eyes: she was convicted of murdering, and hiding the body of, her 4 year old child....

Harvard was right not to admit convicted child murderer Michelle Jones

"she did not want to raise a freak." The post Harvard was right not to admit convicted child murderer Michelle Jones appeared first on Hot Air.

Man files wrongful conviction suit after 2015 prison release

A man who was sentenced to prison for the slaying of an elderly man and released almost a decade later after his case was dismissed has filed a wrongful murder … Click to Continue »

Protests erupt again in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted of murder

3 days agoNews : USAToday: News

For weeks, activists had been threatening civil disobedience if Jason Stockley were not convicted of murder for killing Anthony Lamar Smith.        

St. Louis braces for more protests after police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

3 days agoNews : USAToday: News

For weeks, activists had been threatening civil disobedience if Jason Stockley were not convicted of murder for killing Anthony Lamar Smith.        

Harvard’s Shame

Harvard University, whose seal bears the motto “Veritas” (Latin for truth), is having a very bad week. First, on Wednesday, the New York Times and the Marshall Project revealed the damning story of Michelle Jones, a convicted murderer...Show More Summary

Murder conviction scratched, man is free after 21 years

After 21 years in custody, a man whose murder conviction was overturned by the Indiana Supreme Court is free. Madison County prosecutors dismissed a murder charge against Trondo Humphrey and … Click to Continue »

Cold Case: William Carl Schick charged with the murder of Lisa Marie Talarico after DNA links him to the murder

Lisa Marie Talarico Lisa Marie Talarico obituary DNA Match Leads Authorities to 2011 Murder Suspect Rapist serving life sentence in Utah charged with murder in California Convicted Utah rapist tied to 2011 murder of California woman DA files murder charge against suspect in 2011 Barstow cold case Barstow cold case murder suspect appears in court […]

Inmate convicted in guard's murder won't be at sentencing

An inmate convicted of murdering a guard at a federal prison in Pennsylvania won't return to court when he's formally sentenced to life in prison next month. Defense attorneys for … Click to Continue »

What Does an Innocent Man Have to Do to Go Free? Plead Guilty

A case in Baltimore—in which two men were convicted of the same murder and cleared by DNA 20 years later—shows how far prosecutors will go to preserve a conviction. This story was co-published with The Atlantic. On Oct. 15, 2008, James Owens shuffled, head high despite his shackles, into a Baltimore courtroom, eager for his new trial to begin. Show More Summary

Monsters Among Us: Gary Gampfer killed 8-year-old Jessica Buckler; Sentenced to 40 years in prison, released from prison on 9/1/2017 – barely 24 years later, not 40

Jessica Buckler Find-A-Grave: Jessica Lynn Buckler Justice for Children News Articles Garry Gampfer, convicted in ’93 of murdering 8-year-old girl, released from prison Gary Gampfer

Gilgo Beach murders ‘may be attributed’ to LI hooker-killer: DA

6 days agoNews / Crime : NYPost: Crime

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A carpenter convicted of killing two prostitutes in the 1990s may be responsible for at least one of the 10 unsolved killings of people along a Long Island beach highway, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney Robert Biancavilla made the revelation after the sentencing of 51-year-old John Bittrolff. The...

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