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Johnny Depp subpoenaed in bizarre murder case

Los Angeles - Johnny Depp, star of the new sci-fi film "Transcendence," received a subpoena while attending the premiere of the movie on April 10. The subpoena relates to a bizarre murder case from back in 2009.

Rapper Lil Boosie released from prison

Baton Rouge - Louisiana rapper Lil Boosie is a free man for the first time since 2009. Boosie, real name Torrence Hatch, was released from the Louisiana State Penitentary in Angola Wednesday evening.

Murdered soldier Lee Rigby was in wrong place at wrong time

London - The trial of the two men accused of brutally killing British soldier Lee Rigby on the streets of Woolwich in May entered its fifth day Thursday. The court heard that Rigby was not the intended target, as any military person would have sufficed.

Op-Ed: Lee Rigby murder trial told killing was 'cowardly and callous'

London - The trial of Michael Adebolajo, 28, and Michael Adebowale, 22, the two men accused of killing soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich in May, has begun in London.

Former Nazi guard goes on trial for murder of resistance fighter

Former SS officer Siert Bruins, 92, will go on trial in Germany Monday on charges of killing a Dutch resistance fighter during World War II by shooting him in the back.

Murder suspect Howard Richmond to appear in court August 20

Ottawa - Fifty-year-old Warrant Officer Howard Richmond has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear before an Ottawa court Aug. 20. He appeared by video link before an Ottawa court this afternoon.

Canadian soldier charged: First-degree murder of 28-year-old wife

Ottawa - Fifty-year-old Warrant Officer Howard Richmond has been formally charged in the homicide of his 28-year-old wife, Melissa Richmond. He appeared in court for the first time yesterday.

Oscar Pistorius 'on verge of suicide'

Pretoria - South African runner, Oscar Pistorius, may be "on the verge of suicide, his close friend, Mike Azzle, has revealed. Pistorius is accused of killing his girlfriend and rising legal fees have forced him to sell his belongings.

Op-Ed: Many questions remain in suspended sentence of China's Gu Kailai

Hefei - After being sentenced to death, Gu Kailai, wife of former Chinese Politburo member Bo Xilai, had her sentence suspended by the court. She will most likely now face life in prison for last year’s murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.

Gu Kailai's trial begins and ends

Hefei - The murder trial of Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted political leader, Bo Xilai, began in Hefei, China Thursday morning and ended around 7 hours later. Ms. Gu is accused of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood in November 2011.

Lawyer requests day-off murder trial for Hemingway competition

A Florida attorney, Frank Louderback, from St. Petersburg asked U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday to suspend a murder trial on July 20 so he can attend the Key West's annual Ernest Hemingway look-alike competition.

After the verdict: Jennifer Hudson's message to murderer Balfour

Jennifer Hudson and her sister, Julia, released a statement regarding Friday's guilty verdict of William Balfour for murdering their mother, brother and Julia Hudson’s 7-year-old son on October 24, 2008.

Judge rules rap lyrics can be used in Lil Boosie Murder Trial

Baton Rouge - a judge has ruled that lyrics from one of rapper Lil Boosie's songs can be used as his evidence against him in his murder trial, which is set to begin April 30, HipHopDX reports.

Op-Ed: Trayvon Martin case is it much ado about nothing?

With the shooting death, and future murder trial of Trayvon Martin, many on either side of the fence are missing the point in regards to the case.

Op-Ed: Jury reaches guilty verdict in Shafia Family murder trial

Kingston - In the Shafia family murder trial, the jury has reached a verdict. On trial for the brutal murder of three daughters, as well as the first wife of Mohammed Shafia, in a bigamous marriage, the three, Mohammed, Tooba Yahya, and Hamed all pleaded not guilty.

Expert responds to Cindy's new drama in Anthony murder trial Special

Cindy Anthony took the stand again in her daughter Casey’s defense to maintain it was she who had searched for the word “chloroform” on the Internet. An expert tells us this more evidence of the deceit that is part of the Anthony family dynamics.

Trial opens of nurse accused of killing Alzheimer's patient

The trial has opened in France of Véronique Metelo, a nurse accused of fatally poisoning and robbing an elderly patient suffering from Alzheimer's.

Defense Team Challenges 'Drew's Law'

The defense team for Drew Peterson are challenging a law will allow hearsay evidence to be brought in as evidence. This is the center of could be used at trial of Peterson.

Amanda Knox reported unable to deal with gruesome trial evidence

Amanda Knox may have been reported cool and collected in her trial for killing Meredith Kercher but was unable to look at video shots of the crime scene yesterday. The video is said to show gruesome details of the killing she is accused of committing.

Trial Began For Tennessee Man Charged with Killing Wife's Lover

The murder trial got underway last week with both sides giving their statements. Eric McLean is charged with first degree murder of Sean Powell, 18.

The Trial Begins In The Case of Nizxmary Brown's Murder

Nixzmary Brown was seven years old when she died. The two people who should have protected her, guarded her and taught her life lessons are those who stand accused of taking her life. Her stepfather's lawyer says this little girl is to blame.

Jury Selection Begins In Alicia Ross Murder Trial

Nearly 2 years after her death, the jury selection has begun for the trial of Daniel Sylvester who is charged with her death.

A car accident postpones a murder trial

A high-profile murder trial in Brampton was postponed this morning after a defence lawyer was injured in a car crash. Michael Moon was scheduled to deliver his closing address to the jury in the trial of Erhun Candir, 63.

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Former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai with his wife  Gu Kailai. Gu Kailai is charged with murdering B...
Former Chongqing party boss Bo Xilai with his wife, Gu Kailai. Gu Kailai is charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood
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Melissa Richmond s body was found near an Ottawa shopping centre this week.
Melissa Richmond's body was found near an Ottawa shopping centre this week.
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