Murder Trial

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Widow Vows To Fight LAPD After False Accusation Of Husband’s Murder

A Woodland Hills widow has vowed that she will continue to fight the LAPD after she was falsely accused of killing her husband.


LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 08:  Marion 'Suge' Knight appears in court with his Lawyer Matthew P Fletcher for a preliminary hearing in a robbery charge case at Criminal Courts Building on April 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  Knight is charged with robbery and criminal threats after allegedly stealing a photographer's camera during an incident September 5, 2014 in Beverly Hills.  (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)

Court Releases Video Of ‘Suge’ Knight Running Over 2 Men

A court has released a key piece of evidence in Marion “Suge” Knight’s murder case: video of the former rap music mogul running over two men with his pickup truck.


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‘Suge’ Knight Appears In Court For Preliminary Hearing In Murder Trial

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight Monday appeared in court for a preliminary hearing in the murder case filed against him.


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Murder Suspect Robert Durst Now Indicted On Gun Charge In Louisiana

Millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst has been formally charged by a federal grand jury with illegally possessing a handgun, a development likely to make it even more difficult for his attorneys to get him to California to face a murder charge.


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Opening Statements Begin In Placentia Woman’s 1994 Murder

Jurors heard opening arguments Tuesday morning in trial related to a 1994 murder that rocked a Placentia community.

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Conviction Reversed In 2007 Family Killings

An appellate panel has reversed the conviction of a man in the killing of the father and sister of his friend’s ex-girlfriend in a fiery attack on their Orange County home.



Man Sentenced To Death A 2nd Time In 1984 Murders Of 2 Women

A man was sentenced Wednesday to death for killing two women in Los Angeles three decades ago, as the judge made note of the brutality of the crimes.


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OC Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His Roommate, An Iraq War Veteran

An Orange County man was found guilty Tuesday of killing his roommate in 2013.

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Trial Opens For Soldier Accused In Cypress Hotel Killing

Opening statements are scheduled to begin Wednesday in the jury trial of an Army specialist who prosecutors say fatally shot a friend and attempted to murder his father and a second friend at a Cypress motel.

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Maribel Manriquez Ramos, 36, of Orange, was reported missing Friday. (courtesy Orange PD)

Trial Begins For Roommate Accused Of Murdering Army Vet

The murder trial for an Orange County man accused of killing his roommate began Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014


Man Convicted Of Killing Infant Daughter, Stashing Her Body In Storage Unit Gets Death

A former Southern California man, who killed his 2-month-old daughter and stashed the body in a storage unit, has been sentenced to death.


Amanda Know is released from an Italian jail in 2011. (credit: Reuters/CBS News)

Author Of Amanda Knox Book Says She Will Fight Extradition Back To Italy

Amanda Knox was found guilty of murder — again — in an Italian court.


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Acquitted Murder Suspect Sues Santa Monica For Ruining Her Reputation

Kelly Soo Park, who was once described as a “female James Bond” and the muscle for a revenge hit, was often the subject of network TV crime shows.


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Closing Arguments Begin In Kelly Thomas Murder Trial

Closing arguments began Tuesday morning in the trial of two former Fullerton police officers accused in the fatal beating of a homeless man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/07/2014

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Mothers Of Slain Marine, Wife React To Their Killers Being Sentenced

The mothers of the victims spoke out in court Friday during sentencing.