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Roger Clemens (Dave Einsel/Getty Images Sport)

Clemens Perjury Trial Enters Next Phase

The Roger Clemens perjury trial moves into the next phase with the planned seating of a jury and opening arguments.

04/23/2012

Michael Skakel, left, addresses the court with attorney his Hubert Santos in Middletown, Conn., Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012.  Skakel is seeking a reduction in his sentence of 20 years to life in prison for killing his neighbor Martha Moxley. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, Pool)

Skakel: “Baffled” By Legal Process In His Case

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.

01/24/2012

Michael Skakel (File:  Getty Images)

Skakel Will Seek Sentence Reduction

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.

01/23/2012

Frank Wuterich (AFP/Getty Images)

Former Wuterich Squad Mate Says He Felt In Danger In Haditha

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.

01/10/2012

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Closing Arguments In Trial In Ex-Girlfriend’s Death

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.

10/28/2011

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Shenkman Trial Underway

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.

10/03/2011

Prosecution exhibit 132

Judge: No Mistrial Over Family’s Absence From Courtroom

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.

09/29/2011

Military Trial Underway For Soldier Assigned To Connecticut National Guard

The attorney for a Maryland soldier assigned to a Connecticut National Guardsman unit says his client shot an Afghan man in self-defense.

07/25/2011

Roger Clemens (Dave Einsel/Getty Images Sport)

Judge Declares Mistrial In Clemens Trial

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.

07/14/2011

Ronald Taylor, George Gould (Jessica Hill/AP Photo)

State Supreme Court Orders Another Trial For Freed Defendants

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.

07/08/2011

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