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    SAN QUENTIN, California -- A California appeals court has reversed the death penalty conviction of Scott Peterson, convicted of murdering his wife Laci Peterson and unborn child in 2002.The court has ordered a new trial on the penalty phase.Laci disappeared from their Modesto home on Christmas Eve in 2002 while 8 months pregnant.Her remains washed...
    SAN QUENTIN, Calif. -- A California appeals court has reversed the death penalty conviction of Scott Peterson, convicted of murdering his wife Laci Peterson and unborn child in 2002.The court has ordered a new trial on the penalty phase.Laci Peterson disappeared from their Modesto home on Christmas Eve in 2002 while 8 months pregnant.DEVELOPING: More...
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky State Police have settled a wrongful conviction lawsuit with a woman who contended she could not have killed her boyfriend more than two decades ago because she is an amputee who would not have been able to throw a body into a river. Susan Jean King served eight years in...
    The victims of California rapist and serial killer Joseph DeAngelo want him locked up in a distant maximum security prison with other inmates, as he will not spend the rest of his life on death row. The 74-year-old former police officer known as the Golden State Killer will be sentenced this Friday, after two...
    A BRITISH drug-dealing rapper, who left a soccer star for dead in woodland, was sensationally cleared by appeal judges yesterday. Ceon Broughton, 31, had his manslaughter conviction quashed — shocking police, prosecutors and Louella Fletcher-Michie’s family in the UK. 12 Ceon Broughton, who filmed Louella as she died, had appealed his manslaughter convictionCredit: Jon Bond...
    An appeals court granted former Trump campaign aide Roger Stone's request to dismiss an appeal to his conviction, ending a lengthy court battle that began when he was swept up in the Russia investigation. On Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit approved a request made by Stone to...
    PRINCE Andrew slammed a pal by calling him "a puritan" when advised to end his friendship with convicted paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. A mutual friend of both Andrew and Epstein revealed the Prince refused to cut ties and told the source to "leave him alone". 4The infamous photo of Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein after he...
    FORT LAUDERDALE (CBSMiami/CNN) – Roger Stone, an admitted dirty trickster and longtime associate of President Trump, has dropped the appeal of his conviction for lying to Congress and witness tampering during his work on the 2016 Trump campaign. Stone gave little reason for his concession in a sworn statement filed to the DC Circuit Court...
    Roger Stone, a longtime friend and associate of President Trump, is dropping the appeal of his criminal conviction, about a month after the president commuted his sentence. Stone, 67, filed a sworn statement to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Monday night, announcing that he was dropping the appeal....
    Roger StoneRoger Jason StoneHow would a Biden Justice Department be different? Matt Gaetz, Roger Stone back far-right activist Laura Loomer in congressional bid Barr: The left 'believes in tearing down the system' MORE, whose three-year, four-month sentence President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo — Michelle Obama shines, scorching Trump Trump lashes out at Cuomo after his...
    (CNN)Convicted felon Roger Stone, who avoided more than three years in prison when his longtime friend President Donald Trump commuted his sentence last month, has told a court he'd like to drop the challenge of his criminal conviction. Stone gave little reason for his concession in a sworn statement filed to the DC Circuit Court...
    Presumptive Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris does not appear to have “any core convictions,” former House Oversight Committee Chair Trey Gowdy told “Outnumbered Overtime” Thursday. “The American people will allow you to change your mind,” Gowdy told host Harris Faulkner. “If you change your mind 20 years ago and you can explain when and why, that’s one...
    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A woman who spent 35 years in prison for a murder she didn't commit before she was exonerated by DNA evidence will receive $3 million under a settlement approved by the Reno City Council. Cathy Woods was wrongfully convicted for the 1976 murder of University of Nevada, Reno student Michelle Mitchell....
    Comedian Bill Cosby, who is serving 3½ years in prison, has filed a new appeal against his conviction for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman 15 years ago. In court documents filed Tuesday with Pennsylvanias Supreme Court, Cosbys lawyers argue that five women should not have been allowed to give evidence at his trial as...
    San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler has shouldered a lot of criticism for his team’s performance in his first season at the helm. So when things work out in his team’s favor, it’s only fair that Kapler receives praise for strategic moves that paid off. Kapler made several difficult tactical decisions during Tuesday’s 7-6 comeback...
    BERLIN (AP) — All appeals against the conviction of a 93-year-old Nazi concentration camp guard have been dropped, a Hamburg court said Monday, making the decision legally binding and easing the way for possible future prosecutions. Bruno Dey was convicted last month of 5,232 counts of accessory to murder in Hamburg state court — equal...
    MADELEINE McCann prime suspect Christian B is to remain in jail as his appeal against a rape conviction has failed, a German politician has claimed. The 43-year-old paedophile is currently appealing to the European Court of Justice after being convicted of raping a 72-year-old American woman. 2Christian B's lawyers have argued his rape conviction is...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Court of Special Appeals reversed the conviction of the man found guilty in the shooting death of a popular Federal Hill bartender- ruling he’s entitled to a new trial. Last year, a jury convicted Marquese Winston of second-degree murder in the killing of Alex Wroblewski. Wroblewski was fatally shot outside...
    Greg Kelley, a former Texas high school player wrongly convicted of sexually molesting a 4-year-old child three years ago, said he was 'labelled a monster' throughout his ordeal. 'I was labeled a monster, and you would see one out of every two people I interacted with on a daily basis talk terrible about me,' said...
    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A Kirtland man is accused of driving impaired for the 14th time after being pulled over recently with a 30-pack of beer in his vehicle, authorities said. Farmington police said 46-year-old Anthony Chee is facing a felony count of aggravated DWI. He’s also facing a misdemeanor count of driving while license...
    A former Labour MP who had multiple convictions for assault was spared jail despite being found guilty of possessing the worst kind of child abuse pornography. On Friday, Judge Mr Justice Edis at Ipswich Crown Court handed 59-year-old Eric Joyce an eight-month prison sentence which was suspended for two years for making an indecent image...
    A Swedish appeals court has overturned an Afghan migrant’s conviction for child rape, ruling that he did not know the girl’s real age despite inputting it when ordering her a bus ticket. The Afghan man, who is in his 20s, was convicted of raping a 13-year-old girl earlier this year and sentenced to one-and-a-half years...
    YouTube/ABC Tonight, Lifetime is revisiting what may presumably be one of the infamous prison instances of the final decade of their new particular Jodi Arias: Cellmate Secrets and techniques. It should air instantly following the airing of Jodi Arias: Soiled Little Secret: Particular Version.  In response to the synopsis, within the...
    YouTube/ABC Tonight, Lifetime is revisiting what could possibly be one of the most notorious criminal cases of the last decade in their new special Jodi Arias: Cellmate Secrets. It will air directly following the airing of Jodi Arias: Dirty Little Secret: Special Edition.  According to the synopsis, in the new special, “new disturbing information comes to...
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Lawyers for former Dallas officer Amber Guyger filed an appeal earlier this week, asking for a lesser charge after she was convicted of murder in the death of Botham Jean. Guyger was found guilty of murder in October 2019 and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. She shot and killed Botham...
    In this Sept. 27, 2019, file photo, former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger becomes emotional as she testifies in her murder trial in Dallas. Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File Amber Guyger, a former Dallas police officer killed Botham Jean in his own apartment in 2018 filed an appeal to...
    Joe Arpaio on Friday was narrowly defeated in his bid to win back the sheriff’s post in metro Phoenix that he held for 24 years before being voted out in 2016 amid voter frustrations over his taxpayer-funded legal bills, his penchant for self-promotion and a defiant streak that led to his now-pardoned criminal conviction. Arpaio...
    By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Matt...
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Four executives from two Mississippi poultry processing plants have been indicted on federal charges tied to one of the largest workplace immigration raids in the U.S. in the past decade. U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Matt Albence, announced the indictments as the...
    MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court on Thursday convicted several members of a youth group on extremism charges widely seen by critics as fabricated. Moscow’s Lyublino District Court found members of the New Greatness group guilty of creating an extremist organization. A sentence is expected later. Prosecutors have asked the court to sentence three...
    MADELEINE McCann suspect Christian B could walk free any day from jail after an appeals court ruled he WAS illegally extradited for his rape case, says a report. Christian B is currently serving a sentence for drug dealing in Kiel prison in Germany, but could be freed any day now as he has already served...
    MADELEINE McCann suspect Christian WAS illegally extradited for his rape case - putting his conviction at risk, a court in Luxembourg has ruled. The European warrant for the German, who was found guilty of raping a 72-year-old woman, was illegal according to an EU court adviser, reports news agency Reuters. ⚠️ Click here for the latest...
    The first time Rico Leblond went on trial for killing a transgender woman he’d known for years, there was a hung jury. The second time, he was convicted by a Montgomery County, Maryland, jury and sentenced to life in prison, but an appeals court overturned the conviction. WTOP has learned Leblond will plead guilty Thursday...
    MADELEINE McCann suspect Chrisitian B has won an appeal claiming the international arrest warrant for his rape conviction was illegal. The European arrest warrant for the German suspect in the Madeleine McCann case was illegal, an EU court adviser says, reports news agency Reuters. ⚠️ Click here for the latest news on Madeleine McCann   3The...
    (CNN)A Chinese man convicted of murdering two children has had his conviction overturned after serving 27 years in prison, in what has been described as one of the longest-serving miscarriages of justice in recent Chinese history.Zhang Yuhuan, 53, was freed on Tuesday after the Supreme People's Court in eastern Jiangxi province found him "not guilty"...
    Georgia Gov. Brian KempBrian KempWNBA players wear 'Vote Warnock' shirts in support of Loeffler Democratic challenger Georgia reports more than 4000 new coronavirus cases GOP governors in Texas, Arizona, Georgia, Florida see approval sink MORE (R) on Wednesday signed a new bill providing enhanced legal protections for police and firefighters as well as enhanced criminal...
    EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Richard Lapointe, whose conviction in the brutal killing of his wife's grandmother was overturned after he spent nearly 26 years in prison, has died. He was 74. Lapointe died at an East Hartford nursing home Tuesday after having battled the coronavirus, said one of his lawyers, W. James Cousins. It...
    A Coloradan's recent victory at the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals could have major implications for other immigrants convicted of drug possession in this state, lawyers say. The July 31 ruling in the case of Johnson v. Barr "explains that no simple possession offense in Colorado makes a green-card holder deportable," says Hans Meyer, the...
    In the latest shocking development surrounding the 2012 murder of a Los Angeles pimp at the hands of a San Francisco gang, a federal judge has thrown out the racketeering conviction for the man who arranged the killing, writing that although the crime was “horrendous” it was not enough to prove the defendant’s gang membership....
    DENVER (AP) — The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday ruled that a Colorado man cannot be deported from the United States based on his drug conviction. Everett Johnson, a citizen of the Bahamas who became a “permanent resident” of the U.S. in 1977, pleaded guilty in 2016 to possessing a schedule II controlled...
    Mugshot/Lacking particular person’s John Edward Robinson and considered one of his victims, Lisa Stasi. Tonight’s episode of ABC’s 20/20 options interviews with Heather Tiffany Robinson, who was raised by the brother of the serial killer who murdered her mom, John Edward Robinson. Robinson is at present on demise row...
    Mugshot/Missing person\s John Edward Robinson and one of his victims, Lisa Stasi. Tonight’s episode of ABC’s 20/20 features interviews with Heather Tiffany Robinson, who was raised by the brother of the serial killer who murdered her mother, John Edward Robinson. Robinson is currently on death row in Kansas after being convicted of murdering multiple women....
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A career criminal has been sentenced to 57 years to life in prison after being convicted of premeditated attempted murder after shooting a victim multiple times in August 2019, the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office announced on Friday. Lawrence Batiste, 57, was found guilty on March 13, 2020, and was also convicted...
    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma appeals court has rejected a request for a new hearing by a death row inmate convicted in the 2012 burning death of a woman he had dated. The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Thursday turned down the request by Donnie Harris Jr. for post-conviction release because of lost...
    DAMNING emails between Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell shatter her claims that the pair had not been in contact since his conviction. In the January 2015 messages, recently unsealed by a federal court, Epstein appears to write a statement for Maxwell to use, days after allegations surrounding the pair and Prince Andrew had exploded. ⚠️Follow...
    By ED WHITE, Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Who is a juror? Not someone who is simply told to report for jury duty, the Michigan Supreme Court said Tuesday as it overturned the jury tampering conviction of a man in western Michigan. Keith Wood was distributing pamphlets in 2015 outside the Mecosta County courthouse in...