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John Edwards’ Lawyer Suggests Witness Wants to ‘Get’ Him

John Edwards’ Lawyer Suggests Witness Wants to ‘Get’ Him

SKETCH BY CHRISTINE CORNELL(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — A lawyer for John Edwards bluntly asked a key witness Tuesday who gave damaging testimony against the former presidential candidate, “You are interested in getting John Edwards, right?”It was one of a se…

John Edwards Sex Tape Testimony Will Be Allowed, Court Rules

John Edwards Sex Tape Testimony Will Be Allowed, Court Rules

Sketch by Christine Cornell(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — The sex tape made by John Edwards and his mistress Rielle Hunter may yet play a significant role in Edwards’ trial as the judge cleared the way Monday for testimony surrounding the steamy video that was …

John Edwards Told Cheri Young the Mistress Money Was Legal

John Edwards Told Cheri Young the Mistress Money Was Legal

Sara D. Davis/Getty Image(GREENSBORO, S.C.) — The wife of John Edwards’ former aide testified Monday that she was “disgusted” by Edwards’ financial scheme to hide his pregnant mistress, but agreed to help after Edwards personally assured her that it w…

John Edwards Judge Won’t Block Sex Tape Testimony

John Edwards Judge Won’t Block Sex Tape Testimony

Steve Exum/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — The judge in the John Edwards trial Friday rejected a bid by Edwards’ former mistress to sharply restrict what the court and the public can hear about a sex tape the couple made together.The tape shows Riell…

After YouTube Plea, Dying Mom Clears Hurdles to Start Trial Drug

After YouTube Plea, Dying Mom Clears Hurdles to Start Trial Drug

John Foxx/Stockbyte/Thinkstock(TAMPA BAY, Fla.) — A mother dying of breast cancer and desperate to get a drug that has yet to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration appears to have cleared her final hurdle and expects to get her first do…

John Edwards’ Defense Says Key Witness Double Dipped on Expenses

John Edwards’ Defense Says Key Witness Double Dipped on Expenses

Steve Exum/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — John Edwards’ defense team battered the credibility of a key prosecution witness on Thursday, getting Andrew Young to admit that he double dipped on hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of expenses while h…

Hit and Run Trial Pits NFL Star’s Daughter Against His Wife

Hit and Run Trial Pits NFL Star’s Daughter Against His Wife

Hemera/Thinkstock(MINNEAPOLIS) — The daughter of a former NFL star testified in court Wednesday against her stepmother, who is on trial for a hit-and-run incident that left a man dead on a Minneapolis interstate ramp last summer.Brittani Senser, an as…

John Edwards Says ‘Sun Is Out’ After Ex-Aide Described as Liar

John Edwards Says ‘Sun Is Out’ After Ex-Aide Described as Liar

Steve Exum/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — John Edwards was clearly delighted Wednesday when his defense team ripped into the prosecution’s main witness, portraying Andrew Young as a liar who tried to use Edwards’ scandal to “make a lot of money.”"Oh…

Hiding John Edward’s Mistress Was a Job

Hiding John Edward’s Mistress Was a Job

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — John Edwards’ former aide testified today that even after Edwards lost the presidential nomination, he was told that hiding Edwards’ mistress was still “the most important job on the campaign” because Edw…

Bradley Manning Judge to Rule on Request to Drop Charges

Bradley Manning Judge to Rule on Request to Drop Charges

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(FORT MEADE, Md.) — An Army judge said she will rule Wednesday on a defense request to drop the charges against Pfc. Bradley Manning, and set deadlines for various government agencies to provide assessments of the impact of Man…

John Edwards’ Ex-Aide Says Secret Checks Were for ‘Furniture’

John Edwards’ Ex-Aide Says Secret Checks Were for ‘Furniture’

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — John Edwards’ former aide testified Tuesday that he and his wife were “scared to death” as they accepted checks as large as $150,000 marked as payment for furniture when the money was really meant to help…

John Edwards Trial: ‘Truth May Be a Sin … Not a Crime’

John Edwards Trial: ‘Truth May Be a Sin … Not a Crime’

Steve Exum/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — On Monday, during the opening statements of his trial in Greensboro, N.C., two-time presidential candidate John Edwards was accused of illegally using campaign funds during the 2008 presidential race to cove…

Jennifer Hudson Gives Tearful Testimony at Murder Trial

Jennifer Hudson Gives Tearful Testimony at Murder Trial

John Shearer/WireImage(CHICAGO) — Jennifer Hudson took the stand for nearly an hour Monday afternoon as the first witness in the Chicago trial of the man charged with killing her mother, brother and nephew. “None of us wanted her to marry William,” sh…

George Zimmerman Released from Jail on $150,000 Bond

George Zimmerman Released from Jail on $150,000 Bond

Seminole County Sheriff’s Office(SANFORD, Fla.) — George Zimmerman, wearing a bullet proof vest, walked out of a Florida jail shortly after midnight Monday and slipped back into hiding where his lawyer says he will likely stay until his trial next yea…

Opening Statements to Begin in Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial

Opening Statements to Begin in Jennifer Hudson Family Murder Trial

Debra L Rothenberg/FilmMagic(CHICAGO) — Opening statements will be made Monday in the trial of the man charged with murdering Jennifer Hudson’s mother, brother and nephew.Prosecutors say William Balfour brutally murdered 57-year-old Darnell Donerson, …

Criminal Trial Pits John Edwards Against Once-Trusted Aide

Criminal Trial Pits John Edwards Against Once-Trusted Aide

Steve Exum/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — They were once partners in a lie so spectacular it could have altered the course of a presidential election.John Edwards, a contender for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, and Andrew Young, a once…

Opening Statements to Begin in Roger Clemens Retrial?

Opening Statements to Begin in Roger Clemens Retrial?

Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Opening statements could begin Monday in a Washington, D.C. courtroom for the retrial of former major league pitcher Roger Clemens.Jury selection is expected to be finalized in the morning, after which ope…

John Edwards Trial: 42 Jurors Qualified; Final Selections Monday

John Edwards Trial: 42 Jurors Qualified; Final Selections Monday

Steve Exum/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — U.S. District Court Judge Catherine Eagles has selected 42 potential jurors for the criminal trial of former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards.  The final step, culling the jury to 12 membe…

New Trial in Nicollette Sheridan’s Lawsuit Scheduled for September

New Trial in Nicollette Sheridan’s Lawsuit Scheduled for September

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(LOS ANGELES) — A new trial in former Desperate Housewives star Nicollette Sheridan’s wrongful termination lawsuit against ABC has been scheduled for Sept. 10, according to Deadline.com.Last month, a Los Angeles judge declared a…

Jury Pool Thinned in John Edwards Trial

Jury Pool Thinned in John Edwards Trial

Sara D. Davis/Getty Images(GREENSBORO, N.C.) — Nearly a quarter of the potential jurors in the criminal trial of former Sen. John Edwards were dismissed on Monday after the judge determined that many of them had tracked the case too closely and may ha…

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