Former Fugitive Stackowitz Dies At 71
Lawyer: 48-year Fugitive In Poor Health, Seeks CommutationA lawyer for a Connecticut man who spent 48 years on the lam after escaping from prison says his client is in poor health and he will ask Georgia officials to commute his 17-year robbery sentence.
Arguments Next Week On Whether Skakel May Be Released On BondA Superior Court A Connecticut judge has scheduled a hearing for arguments on whether he has the authority to release Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.
Sherman Man Found Guilty In Judge Bribery Case A jury has found a Connecticut man guilty of trying to bribe a state judge to influence a grand jury investigation into his wife's death in 1984.
Skakel: "Flabbergasted At The Nonchalant Attitude" Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel launched a barrage of criticism Thursday against the attorney who represented him at his murder trial, saying he failed to track down key witnesses while having fun and basking in the limelight.
Skakel To Take Stand In Effort To Get New TrialAn attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel says he plans to call him to testify as he challenges his 2002 Connecticut murder conviction on the grounds his trial attorney failed to competently defend him.
Victim's Friend Says She Told Skakel Lawyer About Possible Other SuspectsA murder victim's friend says she told Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's attorney before his trial that she had heard two other men were responsible for the killing, but he told her that account didn't appear credible.
New Lawyer Critical Of Former Skakel Lawyer An attorney for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel accused the lawyer who represented him at his murder trial of having a good time making trips around the country instead of preparing for the case.
Skakel Attorney Released To Halfway HouseAttorney Michael "Mickey" Sherman, who represented Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel in his murder trial has been released from a New York prison to a Connecticut halfway house after serving about six months for failing to pay more than $400,000 income taxes.
UConn's Sherman, Todman, Wilson Chosen in NFL DraftUniversity of Connecticut fullback Anthony Sherman was chosen in the fifth round of the NFL draft Saturday. Running back Jordan Todman and linebacker Lawrence Wilson were chosen in the sixth.
One Sought in Bank Robbery
Charges Upgraded In Bristol Man's Death