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Man's guilty plea upheld in 2009 murder of BYU professor

The Utah Supreme Court has rejected a bid by a man convicted of killing a retired Brigham Young University professor in 2009 to withdraw his guilty plea. The justices said … Click to Continue »

He spent 38 years in prison for two murders he didn't commit. Gov. Jerry Brown just pardoned him

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday pardoned a 70-year-old man who spent nearly four decades in prison for two murders that officials now believe he did not commit. Craig Coley was convicted in 1980 of strangling to death his ex-girlfriend and fatally smothering her 4-year-old son, according to Brown’s...

He spent 38 years in prison for two murders he didn't commit. Gov. Jerry Brown just pardoned him

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday pardoned a 70-year-old man who spent nearly four decades in prison for two murders that officials now believe he did not commit. Craig Coley was convicted in 1980 of strangling to death his ex-girlfriend and fatally smothering her 4-year-old son, according to Brown’s...

California governor pardons man following advanced DNA test

California Gov. Jerry Brown is pardoning a man convicted of a 1978 double murder that included a child after modern DNA tests suggested he was probably innocent. The Democratic governor … Click to Continue »

L.A. County to pay $15 million to man wrongfully convicted of murder

After nearly three decades of legal battles, Frank O’Connell finally got the news he says will help him move on with his life. He had spent 27 years behind bars for a murder he insists he did not commit. He had missed precious moments he could never relive, particularly the growth of his 4-year-old...

Dylann Roof's Public Defenders Need More Time to Brief

If you've ever known a public defender personally, or worked the job yourself, you probably know it's a thankless, stressful job with a heavy workload. But for the two federal public defenders representing convicted murderer Dylann Roof in his Fourth Circuit Appeal, it's that last part that's really proving......

2 convicted of murder, arson for blaze that killed firefighter

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Prosecutors said Lester Parker was having financial problems and solicited his adult nephew to set the fire to collect insurance money

Court: Man's accidental recording of beating wife admissible

The state Supreme Court on Wednesday reinstated the attempted murder conviction of a Vancouver man who accidentally recorded himself beating and threatening to kill his wife. John Garrett Smith argued … Click to Continue »

A Psychedelic Hamburger Helped Convict Charles Manson

Charles Manson, the unhinged, racist mastermind and cult leader behind the notorious Tate-LaBianca murders, died on Sunday at age 83. The story of Manson and his California-based “family,” as well as the ensuing trial that put him behind...Show More Summary

Former Virginia death row prisoner to go free

Convicted double murderer Joseph M. Giarratano was granted parole.

U.S. to retry Blackwater guard for in 2007 Baghdad traffic-circle massacre

A U.S. appeals court in Washington reversed Nicholas A. Slatten’s murder conviction and life sentence.

L.A. County to pay $15 million to man wrongfully convicted of murder

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a $15-million payment for a man who spent nearly three decades behind bars for a slaying he says he did not commit. The settlement — one of the largest in L.A. County in recent years — brings an end to a legal saga that began in 1985...

What will happen to Charles Manson's remains?

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Monday that the agency took custody of convicted murderer Charles Manson’s body after he died of natural causes at a local hospital. What will happen to it now? According to state law, Manson’s next of kin has 10 days — or until Nov. 29 — either to claim...

Flashback: The infamous Charles Manson

Convicted mass murderer, Charles Manson has died. Take a look back at some of his most crippling quotes.

'I have not forgotten': Sharon Tate's sister reacts to Charles Manson's death

Debra Tate, sister of slain actress Sharon Tate, said she wasn't relieved on Sunday when she heard that Charles Manson, the notorious cult leader and convicted murderer responsible for her sister's death, had died in prison.

Why Some Women Are Attracted To Serial Killers Like Charles Manson

Strangely enough, some women see convicted murderers as “the perfect boyfriend."

Where Charles Manson's cult followers are now

LOS ANGELES, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Charles Manson, the convicted mass murderer and 1960s cult leader who died on Sunday at the age of 83, orchestrated the gruesome murders of seven people in 1969 in California by his followers, a group of runaways and outcasts known as the "Manson Family." Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Charles Manson's life as a failed musician, Beach Boys hanger-on and mediocre songwriter

Starting in the 1970s, not long after Charles Manson directed his followers to murder seven people over two bloody nights in Los Angeles, the convicted killer’s music and notoriety fueled a small underground industry. The allure was centered on Manson’s only album, recorded in Los Angeles in 1967...

6 Films & TV Shows Based on Charles Manson & the Manson Family Murders

News broke this morning that cult leader and convicted murderer Charles Manson died aged 83. Manson was serving a life sentence for his involvement in the brutal murders of seven people in 1969, including 8-month-pregnant actor Sharon Tate. While Manson himself did not commit any of the murders, he was the leader of a violent […]

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