1Topics / U.S.7/14/2011 16:21Tentative October trial date set for John Edwards
The trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards can begin in October, a federal judge said Thursday, despite arguments from the ex-senator's lawyers that they need more time.
2Topics / U.S.7/7/2011 15:43Casey Anthony to be released from jail next week
Casey Anthony will be freed next week after spending nearly three years in jail on accusations she killed her 2-year-old daughter
3Topics / U.S.7/6/2011 16:00Strauss-Kahn lawyer: Meeting with NY DA productive
Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lawyers and prosecutors met behind closed doors Wednesday for what defense lawyers called a productive meeting
4Topics / U.S.7/5/2011 16:20Calif. teen faces trial in gay classmate killing
A Southern California teen driven by white supremacist beliefs executed a gay classmate at a junior high school with two gunshots to the back of his head, a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday in her opening statement.
5Topics / U.S.7/5/2011 16:14Casey Anthony cleared of murdering young daughter
Casey Anthony was acquitted Tuesday of murdering her 2-year-old daughter in a case that became a national sensation on cable TV, with its CSI-style testimony about duct-tape marks on the child's face and the smell of death inside a car tru
6Topics / U.S.7/1/2011 16:33-1Prosecutors begin rebuttal in Casey Anthony trial
Prosecutors in the Casey Anthony murdertrial began the rebuttal portion of the case on Friday with testimony from a lawyer for the company that once employed her mother.
7Topics / U.S.6/30/2011 16:20RI governor called out on defying custody pact
A federal judge ordered Rhode Island officials Thursday to hand a suspect in a fatal robbery over to federal authorities after the governor, a death penalty opponent, refused to do so because the man could face execution if convicted.
8Topics / U.S.6/30/2011 16:11Arizona executes man for 1988 child murder
Arizona on Thursday executed a convicted child killer, branded among the "worst of the worst" by a state clemency official, for the 1988 murder of a nine-year-old girl.
9Topics / U.S.6/30/2011 16:06Casey Anthony will not testify in murder trial
Accused child killer Casey Anthony told a judge on Thursday that she would not testify at her murder trial, and the defense team rested its case.
10Topics / U.S.6/28/2011 16:41Decision on Bulger's public defender postponed
Federal prosecutors moved Tuesday to dismiss a 1994 racketeering indictment against mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger in order to focus on a later indictment that charged the newly captured fugitive of participating in 19 murders.