Baby booked on attempted murder charge

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — A 9-month-old Pakistani boy bawled as he was fingerprinted and booked in Lahore on an attempted murder charge after his family members allegedly threw bricks at police trying to collect an unpaid bill. The ordeal started February 1 when several police officers and a bailiff went to a home hoping to [...]

Ariz. Woman’s Murder Trial Harkens Back Jodi Arias Case


ABC NEWS:  Jurors in Arizona are deliberating the case of a woman accused of murdering her husband with a hammer, a case that brings to mind last year’s Jodi Arias trial in the very same courtroom. Marissa DeVault, 36, a mother of three, has pleaded not guilty to the January 2009 attack on Dale Harrell, [...]

$1 million winner now broke and convicted


USA TODAY:  CINCINNATI — Kevin Lewis has had a heck of a year. Seven months ago, he had $1 million in his pocket and a big smile on his face. He had neither Wednesday, though, when he stood before a judge and avoided going to prison for drug convictions when he was placed on three [...]

Jodi Arias Penalty Phase Trial Date Set for September


ABC NEWS:  Prosecutors will again try to convince a jury to sentence Jodi Arias to death in a second penalty phase that will begin in September. During a hearing Monday, which Arias did not attend, a judge set the new trial date with jury selection to begin Sept. 8. The 33-year-old former waitress was convicted [...]

Joran Van Der Sloot to Be Extradited to US in 2038


Peru’s government says that once Dutch citizen Joran van der Sloot completes his murder conviction in 2038, he will be extradited to the United States to face trial on charges he extorted and defrauded the mother of a young American woman for whose disappearance he is the chief suspect. A decree published Sunday in Peru’s [...]

Oscar Pistorius Trial Update


Pretoria, South Africa (CNN) — Oscar Pistorius’s hard-hitting defense lawyers will try Monday to rattle one of the most unflappable witnesses to testify so far against the track star accused of murdering his girlfriend, cover girl Reeva Steenkamp. A security guard at the estate where Pistorius lived — and Steenkamp died — produced some of [...]

Murder Charges Filed in Case of Holly Bobo


 FROM ABC NEWS:  Murder and aggravated kidnapping charges were filed today against a suspect in the disappearance of Holly Bobo. Zachary Rye Adams is being held without bond in connection with the disappearance of the nursing student, who hasn’t been seen since 2011. “We believe we can prove she was taken forcefully from her home [...]

Casey Anthony ordered to answer some questions in deposition


TAMPA, Fla. — A judge ordered Casey Anthony to answer some questions under oath Tuesday. Attorneys for Zenaida Gonzalez have asked a judge to force Anthony to answer questions in a deposition related to the defamation lawsuit against her. Anthony has refused to answer any questions about her daughter Caylee, but in court Tuesday, the [...]

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial – Watch Live Here


Watch live Oscar Pistorius trial and blog below ….. From (CNN) — He was one of South Africa’s favorite sons, an amputee track star who defied all the odds and sprinted into the hearts of millions during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. She was a staggering beauty with the brains to match, a law graduate and [...]

Child porn found in home of Hailey Owen’s alleged killer


NEED TO KNOW A binder containing images of child pornography was found in the home of the suspect in the Hailey Owens case, police said The 10-year-old girl was abducted while walking home from a friend’s house Craig Wood, 45, has been charged with first-degree murder, armed criminal   FROM HLN NEWS/NANCY GRACE FEB. 27, [...]

Model Found Dead In Pool, Doctor to Be Extradited


What happened to a model and mother from Madagascar? An autopsy may hold the key. Deputies are still waiting for the medical examiner’s report and for prominent doctor Adam Frasch to be brought back to Tallahassee to face charges. Deputies are trying to piece together what happened at the Frasch’s home in the hours before [...]

Body of missing Missouri girl found in home of coach


NEW YORK DAILY NEWS:  Craig Wood, a Springfield grade school coach and teacher’s aide, was charged  Wednesday with the murder and kidnapping of 10-year-old Hailey Owens. Police say  the girl’s body was found in Wood’s basement with a gunshot wound to her skull. A Missouri grade school coach has been charged in the murder and [...]

Michigan Police Seek Person of Interest in Body Parts Case


ABC NEWS:  Michigan police are looking for a woman who they say is a person of interest in the case of human remains found in garbage bags on a snowy highway. Police from the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office have released a surveillance photo of the woman, who was driving a gray SUV. The case [...]

Amanda Knox’s Countdown to Yet Another Verdict


ABC NEWS  Anxiety has set in for American student Amanda Knox as she waits for the fourth time in six years for an Italian court to decide whether she is guilty or innocent of killing her roommate Meredith Kercher. Knox has remained at home in Seattle because she feared she would be “wrongly convicted” and [...]

Martin MacNeill’s mental competency deteriorating in jail, attorney argues

Martin MacNeill leaves the courtroom after a hearing in his sex abuse case at 4th District Court in Provo Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

  PROVO — The attorney for convicted killer Martin MacNeill says his client’s mental competency has deteriorated in jail to the point that an evaluation is needed. MacNeill, 57, was found guilty in November of murdering his wife, Michele MacNeill, in 2007. The former Pleasant Grove doctor is scheduled to go to trial Feb. 4 [...]

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