• Wed 54°F / 32°F
Home » Posts tagged with » Murder Trial

Trial in Model’s Alleged Murder by Female Enforcer Set to Begin

Trial in Model’s Alleged Murder by Female Enforcer Set to Begin

Comstock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the trial of Kelly Soo Park, who prosecutors allege strangled an actress and model with her bare hands.
Park, 47, was described in court documents last year as being an enforc…

Albrecht Muth’s Refusal to Eat Delays Murder Trial

Albrecht Muth’s Refusal to Eat Delays Murder Trial

Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post(WASHINGTON) — A bizarre murder case involving a German expatriate who claims to be an Iraqi general and the death of his 91-year-old wife is now further complicated by the fact that the defendant is refusing to eat.Al…

Jessica Ridgeway Murder Suspect Allegedly Confessed on 911 Call

Jessica Ridgeway Murder Suspect Allegedly Confessed on 911 Call

Courtesy Westminster Police Department(DENVER) — The teenage suspect in the murder and dismemberment of 10-year-old Jessica Ridgeway will stand trial after a judge ruled there is enough evidence, including an alleged 911 confession, to move forward wi…

Facebook Murder Trial: Closing Arguments Set for This Week

Facebook Murder Trial: Closing Arguments Set for This Week

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(RIVERSIDE, Calif.) — Closing arguments are set to begin this week in the trial of a California teenager who allegedly lured his victim, an up and coming boxer, using a bogus Facebook profile and then fatally shot…

Jodi Arias Trial: Defense Claims Victim Was Sexual Deviant

Jodi Arias Trial: Defense Claims Victim Was Sexual Deviant

Jodi Arias/Myspace(MESA, Ariz.) — Defense attorneys for Jodi Arias, the 32-year-old Arizona woman who has admitted to brutally murdering her former boyfriend Travis Alexander in 2008, claim that she was abused and controlled by Alexander, who she says…

Valedictorian Murder Trial: Jeffrey Pyne Found Guilty of Killing His Mother

Valedictorian Murder Trial: Jeffrey Pyne Found Guilty of Killing His Mother

Hemera/Thinkstock(HIGHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich.) — A Michigan jury Tuesday found Jeffrey Pyne guilty of second-degree murder in the death of his mentally ill mother.Pyne, 22, a former high school valedictorian, star athlete and University of Michigan biolo…

Valedictorian Murder Trial: Dad Defends Son

Valedictorian Murder Trial: Dad Defends Son

ABC News(DETROIT) — Bernie Pyne has publicly defended his son Jeffrey Pyne just as the case against the former high school valedictorian accused of killing his mother is expected to go to a jury on Friday.”It’s a tough thing to go through,” Bernie tol…

Florida Lottery Murder Trial: Victim’s Ex Calls Suspect Manipulative

Florida Lottery Murder Trial: Victim’s Ex Calls Suspect Manipulative

Hemera/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) — The ex-girlfriend of Abraham Shakespeare, the Florida lotto winner who prosecutors say was swindled out of his money and killed by Dee Dee Moore, testified at Moore’s trial that Moore lied to her about Shakespeare’s ru…

Florida Lotto Murder Trial: Judge Orders Escorts for Jittery Jurors

Florida Lotto Murder Trial: Judge Orders Escorts for Jittery Jurors

Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) — The jurors hearing the murder trial of DeeDee Moore, the Florida woman accused of killing lottery winner Abraham Shakespeare, will be accompanied by a security escort into the courtroom after they told the ju…

Jurors Watch Interrogation Tape in Valedictorian Murder Trial

Jurors Watch Interrogation Tape in Valedictorian Murder Trial

ABC News(NEW YORK) — For the first time in his first degree murder trial, jurors, along with the community that continues to stand behind him, heard from Jeffrey Pyne, the former high school valedictorian who is accused of bludgeoning his mother to de…

High School Valedictorian Murder Trial Begins

High School Valedictorian Murder Trial Begins

ABC News(NEW YORK) — The murder trial of a former high school valedictorian and college biology student accused of brutally murdering his mother began Friday as prosecutors played 911 tapes and showed photos of the blisters on his hands in the hours f…

Lois Goodman Case: US Open Tennis Referee’s Attorney Says There’s No DNA Evidence on Murder Weapon

Lois Goodman Case: US Open Tennis Referee’s Attorney Says There’s No DNA Evidence on Murder Weapon

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The attorney for 70-year-old tennis referee Lois Goodman claims there is no DNA evidence on the coffee cup his client allegedly used to bludgeon her elderly husband to death.Attorneys for Goodman said they hope the D…

NY Prosecutors Resist ‘Witch Doctor’ in Murder Trial

NY Prosecutors Resist ‘Witch Doctor’ in Murder Trial

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Prosecutors do not want a “witch doctor” to take the stand in the defense of an African man accused of killing a New York City college student, according to court documents and the defendant’s attorney.T…

Drew Peterson Murder Trial Winds Down with Closing Statements

Drew Peterson Murder Trial Winds Down with Closing Statements

Giovanni Rufino/NBC NewsWire(JOLIET, Ill.) — The murder trial of former Illinois cop Drew Peterson will wrap up Tuesday as attorneys for both sides offer closing arguments to the Joliet, Ill., jury.The final statements will close a five-week trial tha…

Drew Peterson Trial Focuses on Whether Wife’s Injuries Point to Murder

Drew Peterson Trial Focuses on Whether Wife’s Injuries Point to Murder

Giovanni Rufino/NBC NewsWire(CHICAGO) — Prosecutors in the Drew Peterson murder trial lined up a series of forensic experts as the trial’s final witnesses on Thursday to rebut defense claims that Peterson’s third wife died by falling in her bathtub an…

Drew Peterson’s Son Believes Dad Is ‘Innocent’

Drew Peterson’s Son Believes Dad Is ‘Innocent’

Giovanni Rufino/NBC NewsWire(CHICAGO) — Drew Peterson’s 19-year-old son took the stand in his father’s murder trial Wednesday, telling the jury that his dad did not kill his mother.Dressed in a suit and tie, Thomas Peterson told the court, “I believe …

Drew Peterson Choked Wife, Friend Testifies

Drew Peterson Choked Wife, Friend Testifies

Giovanni Rufino/NBC NewsWire(CHICAGO) — Drew Peterson once grabbed his wife around her neck and asked, “Why don’t you just die?” according to a friend of Kathleen Savio’s who testified in Peterson’s murder trial Thursday.Peterson, 58, is on trial for …

Murder Trial for Wife of Ousted Chinese Leader Ends After One Day

Murder Trial for Wife of Ousted Chinese Leader Ends After One Day

Hemera/Thinkstock(HEFEI, China) — Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai, stood trial on Thursday for the murder of a British businessman last November.According to China’s Xinhua News Agency, the prosecutors claimed that Gu a…

Murder Trial to Begin for Wife of Ousted Chinese Leader

Murder Trial to Begin for Wife of Ousted Chinese Leader

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(HEFEI, China) — As if the 2012 Olympics in London were not providing enough drama, the murder trial for Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted Chinese politician Bo Xilai, begins Thursday in Hefei.Kailai was indicted last November in co…

Opening Statements to Begin in Drew Peterson’s Murder Trial

Opening Statements to Begin in Drew Peterson’s Murder Trial

Giovanni Rufino/NBC NewsWire(JOLIET, Ill.) — Opening statements will begin Tuesday in the murder trial of former Illinois cop Drew Peterson, who’s accused of killing his third wife, Kathleen Savio.A jury of seven men and five women in Jolliet, Ill., w…

Page 1 of 212

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.