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Russell Peeler (Courtesy Connecticut Department of Correction)

Another Murder Trial For Death Row Inmate

A former Bridgeport drug dealer who is on death row for ordering the killings of a woman and her 8-year-old son is facing another murder trial next month.

01/18/2013

File photo of an anti-nuclear protester. (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

6 Elderly Women Head To Trial For Vt. Nuke Protest

Six elderly Massachusetts women are due to go on trial on charges they chained themselves to the gate at the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant two days after the state was hammered by the remnants of Hurricane Irene.

11/26/2012

(Courtesy NTSB)

Opening Arguments In Crash Of Bus From Connecticut Casino To NYC

Prosecutors at the trial of a tour bus driver who crashed after leaving a Connecticut casino told the jury at his trial that Ophadell Williams was too tired to drive, but drove anyway. causing the crash that killed 15. His defense lawyer said any driver could have ended up in his position, and said Williams was a hero.

09/27/2012

(Courtesy FBI)

New Haven Man Pleads Not Guilty To Fatal Fire

A New Haven man has pleaded not guilty to federal charges stemming from a 2011 house fire that took the lives of three people, including an 8-year-old boy.

07/27/2012

Roger Clemens (Saul Loeb/Getty Images)

Jurors Resume Deliberations in Clemens’ Trial

In their final attempt to convince jurors that Roger Clemens lied to Congress, prosecutors basically called his wife a liar, too. In his closing, Clemens’ lawyer Rusty Hardin characterized the case as “a horrible, horrible overreach by the government and everyone involved” and hammered away at the government’s evidence.
Jurors, who met for only 15 minutes Tuesday, resumed deliberations Wednesday afternoon as they work through a complex verdict sheet.

06/13/2012

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Prosecutor: Soldier Shot Roommates Before Bed

A soldier charged with killing two of his Army roommates at their base camp in Iraq waited to open fire until late at night as the victims readied for bed, a prosecutor told military jurors as the suspect’s court-martial ended Tuesday.

06/12/2012

Roger Clemens (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images News)

Witnesses Testify To Roger Clemens’ Work Ethic

At the Roger Clemens perjury trial, defense witnesses praised Clemens’ work ethic, which defense lawyers have also been stressing as an explanation for his success. The prosecution says Clemens was able to pitch into his mid-40s because of performance-enhancing drugs.

05/30/2012

Roger Clemens (Saul Loeb/Getty Images)

With Trial Five Weeks Old, Judge Imposes Time Limit On Clemens Trial Witnesses

The judge in the Roger Clemens perjury trial is imposing a time limit on all future witnesses in an effort to speed things up.

05/18/2012

(Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Clemens Trial Jury Profiles

Profiles of Clemens trial jurors

05/15/2012

Roger Clemens (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images News)

Clemens Trial Judge Rules Against Two Defense Moves

Roger Clemens lost two legal moves in his perjury trial Monday: his efforts to strike the testimony of his former teammate Andy Pettitte and to bring in information from the divorce of his chief accuser, Brian McNamee.

05/14/2012

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