A lawyer for Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel told a panel of Connecticut judges Tuesday that his client’s 20-year to life prison sentence for killing his teen neighbor in 1975 was excessive.
Michael Skakel will seek a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor when they were teenagers in 1975.
A former squad mate testified at the trial of Meriden Marine Frank Wutercich that he felt the squad did nothing wrong in the Iraqi town of Haditha in 2005, when Marines killed 24 Iraqis, including unarmed women and children.
A prosecutor has told a jury that a Connecticut man planned the killing of his ex-girlfriend and disputed the defense’s argument that he was emotionally disturbed at the time.
The trial is under way for a Connecticut man charged with kidnapping his ex-wife and holding her hostage for a dozen hours before burning down the home they once shared during a police standoff.
The judge told attorneys for a man charged with a brutal home invasion that he would not declare a mistrial over the fact that relatives of the three people killed walked out en masse before testimony about an autopsy.
The attorney for a Maryland soldier assigned to a Connecticut National Guardsman unit says his client shot an Afghan man in self-defense.
The judge presiding over Roger Clemens’ perjury trial has declared a mistrial over evidence revealed to the jury that may prejudice the jury against the former baseball star.
The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered new trials for two men in a 1993 killing, saying a judge was wrong to overturn their convictions last year.
Former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens goes on trial Wednesday on charges he lied about using steroids and human growth hormone.