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    OPINION

    Inside The Criminal Mind: Johnny Depp And Amber Heard Snipe At Each Other In Defamation Trial

    Johnny Depp and Amber Heard continue to fight in a civil trial over alleged defamation. But how did the Hollywood stars end up against each other in a Virginia court?
    By Carole Lieberman MD
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    She stabbed her husband 193 times as he was tied to the bed. But, it's what happened in the courtroom that made headlines.

    Susan Wright stabbed her husband more than 190 times, killing him. During her trial in Texas, a reenactment made headlines and probably helped her conviction.
    By Taneia Surles
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    OPINION

    Inside the criminal mind: Why would Jussie Smollett allegedly plot in the attack on him?

    Jussie Smollett was a TV star who claimed he was attacked. But, prosecutors said he made the whole thing up. He is now on trial in connection to the case.
    By Carole Lieberman MD
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    The skinny on the Fatty Arbuckle trial: A look into Hollywood’s first scandalous trial

    Fatty Arbuckle, a silent-movie icon, was accused of sexually assaulting a woman. After a series of trials, he was acquitted, but his career never recovered.
    By Taneia Surles
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Jury hands down verdict in Kyle Rittenhouse shooting case. Here's what they decided.

    A jury has reached a verdict in the murder trial for Kyle Rittenhouse in Wisconsin. He shot and killed two people during police protests but claimed self-defense.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    OPINION

    Inside the criminal mind: Does Kyle Rittenhouse's upbringing explain why he was in Kenosha that fateful night

    As Kyle Rittenhouse continues to wait for a jury in his Wisconsin murder trial, does his background provide an insight into his decisions and dreams?
    By Carole Lieberman MD
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'I defended myself': Live updates as Kyle Rittenhouse takes the witness stand in his murder trial

    Follow along for updates as Kyle Rittenhouse testifies during his murder trial in Wisconsin. He shot and killed two people during police protests.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Former cop convicted of fatally shooting his neighbor after their multiyear feud spirals out of control

    A man in Virginia was found guilty of murdering his neighbor after loud music sparked the tragic unraveling of their years-long feud, according to reports.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    CELEBRITY JUSTICE

    Federal jury hands down verdict in R. Kelly trial regarding sex crimes. Here's what they decided.

    A federal jury handed down its verdict in the trial against singer R. Kelly. He was facing accusations of having sex with children and other crimes.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Jury reaches verdict in Robert Durst murder trial. Here's what they decided.

    Robert Durst, a suspected serial killer, was found guilty of killing his friend in California. The murder is one of three that prosecutors say he committed.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Man found guilty of 2019 strangulation murder of transgender teenager in Washington

    A man in Washington has been convicted of killing a transgender teen. The victim was strangled and the suspect faces up to 20 years in prison.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    A trial made for television: The Menendez murder case became made-for-TV fodder

    Here is a recap of the case against Lyle and Erik Menendez. The duo was convicted of killing their parents and now reside in the same California prison.
    By Taneia Surles
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    NEWS

    Plea hearing halted for boyfriend of woman who fatally struck son when she drove off after abandoning him

    A hearing for an Ohio man who was reportedly pleading guilty to multiple charges in connection to the murder of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son was postponed.
    By Aaron Rasmussen
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    COLD CASES

    How 40-year-old blood and pizza garbage helped Iowa police close a cold-case murder

    A man was convicted of the cold-case murder of an Iowa woman 40 years ago. DNA from a gear shift and the victim's dress helped police decades later.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Advocate fought for prison reform. Now, he'll spend decades inside for murder.

    A man who fought for prison reform in California was sentenced to decades behind bars for murder. The advocate represented himself during his trial.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Who killed Mollie Tibbetts? Defense makes case her murder was part of a sex trafficking ring

    The defense for the man accused of killing Mollie Tibbetts made its case why he should get a new trial. They say a sex trafficking ring in Iowa is responsible.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'He’s pure evil': Man sentenced to prison for stabbing a college coed more than 100 times in case of mistaken Uber

    A South Carolina jury gave its verdict in the murder case over the killing of Samantha Josephson and a mistaken Uber. The suspect was sentenced to prison for killing the college student
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Father, son in Florida head to prison for killing and dismembering woman in custody dispute

    A father and son in Florida will spend life in prison for the murder of the son's ex. Prosecutors say the killing was over a child custody dispute.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Coed thought she was getting into an uber. Instead, it ended with her being stabbed more than 100 times.

    Attorneys gave the jury the first details of the killing of Samantha Josephson in Columbia, South Carolina. She got into a car she thought was an uber and was murdered.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    SERIAL KILLERS

    Serial killer known as 'Hollywood Ripper" faces execution after being sentenced to death

    Michael Gargiulo, a serial killer known as the "Hollywood Ripper," was sentenced to death. He killed two women in South Carolina, including a woman connected to Ashton Kutcher.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    The murder trial of Sam Sheppard: Did he kill his wife? A mystery that remains a half-century later

    Sam Sheppard was accused of murdering his wife in Ohio. But, a media circus led to his first conviction being tossed. Here is the story of the murder and trials.
    By Taneia Surles
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    NEWS

    U.S. Army veteran sentenced to prison for the fatal shooting of his cousin in Florida

    A U.S. Army veteran in Florida was sentenced to prison for shooting and killing his cousin. The shooting happened when family went to check on the veteran's wellbeing.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    NEWS

    Famed lawyer F. Lee Bailey, whose clients included O.J. Simpson, has died

    Famed defense lawyer F. Lee Bailey whose clients included O.J. Simpson and Patty Hearst, has died, according to media reports and the football star.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Is Derek Chauvin a cruel murderer or average Joe doing his job? Sides lay out arguments ahead of sentencing

    Derek Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd in Minnesota and awaits sentencing. The sides laid out how long he should stay in prison in the latest update.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Illegal immigrant found guilty of killing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbets as she went out for a run.

    The man who killed Mollie Tibbets in Iowa was found guilty of murder following a trial. He will now await his sentencing and faces life in prison.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Stunning testimony: Mollie Tibbett's accused killer says duo kidnapped him, forced him to help in the murder

    Mollie Tibbetts was murdered in 2018 and left in an Iowa cornfield. The illegal immigrant accused of killing her told about how he was forced to participate in the murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'No Evidence': Defense gives details on Robert Durst as his murder trial restarts

    Real estate heir Robert Durst is on trial for the alleged killing of his friend Susan Berman. Prosecutors say the killing was to cover up another murder.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Found dead in a cornfield: Lawyers give opening statements in trial over Mollie Tibbetts' death

    Mollie Tibbetts was reported missing and later found dead in a cornfield. The suspect in her murder faces trial in Iowa this week. Lawyers started by giving opening statements.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'He blew her brains out': Murder trial against real estate heir Robert Durst resumes

    Real estate heir Robert Durst is back on trial and accused of murder. The trial resumed after a 14-month break because of COVID-19 concerns. Prosecutors restated their case.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'I have never seen any remorse': The case and trial against Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh

    In 1995, a bomb tore through a federal building in Oklahoma City. Timothy McVeigh was the mastermind behind the plot and his trial was the biggest case since O.J. Simpson.
    By Taneia Surles
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Derek Chauvin said his murder trial was not fair and his conviction should be tossed

    Derek Chauvin filed a request to have his verdict tossed because he says he did not receive a fair trial. Ex-cop Chauvin was convicted of murdering George Floyd in Minnesota.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Derek Chauvin 'particularly cruel' during George Floyd murder, state claims as it asks for stiff sentence

    Convicted murderer Derek Chauvin is set to be sentenced in June for killing George Floyd. Lawyers from both sides discussed what sentence he should receive from a Minnesota judge.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Jury finds Derek Chauvin guilty. Ex-Minneapolis cop awaits prison sentencing fate

    A jury handed down its verdict in the trial of Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Chauvin, a former police officer, was involved in Floyd's arrest.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Jury set to decide Derek Chauvin's fate in case over George Floyd's death

    The jury has started its discussions to try and reach a verdict in the case of Derek Chauvin, who was charged with murder in connection to the death of George Floyd.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    The world waits: Jury set to deliberate in George Floyd trial after lawyers gave final comments

    Lawyers gave their final statements in the Minnesota trial against Derek Chauvin in connection to the death of George Floyd. The jury will now deliberate the murder charge.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Jury set to decide the verdict in Derek Chauvin's murder trial. Here is when it might happen.

    Both sides in the Derek Chauvin murder trial have rested their case. The jury will soon decide whether the former police officer murdered George Floyd during an arrest.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Defense expert talks George Floyd's cause of death. Here's what he played a part.

    A medical expert for the defense talked about how what he believed caused George Floyd's death. Former police officer Derek Chauvin was charged with murder in connection to Floyd's killing.
    By Carole Lieberman MD
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Defense starts to present its case in Derek Chauvin's murder trial. Here's what the first witnesses said.

    Defense calls its first witnesses in the trial of Derek Chauvin. The former police officer in Minneapolis faces murder charges in connection to the death of George Floyd.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    George Floyd's brother talks upbringing as state winds down case against Derek Chauvin

    The state called some of its final witnesses on Day 11 of the trial against Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is accused of murder in connection to the death of George Floyd during an arrest in May 2020.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    The trial of trials: O.J. Simpson’s murder case divided America on racial lines

    O.J. Simpson's trial might be the most famous in history. The trial became must-watch TV for millions of Americans and the victim divided America on racial lines.
    By Taneia Surles
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Here is what medical experts said caused George Floyd's death as he was being restrained by police

    Medical experts, including the doctor who performed the autopsy on George Floyd, talked about his cause of death. They spoke as witnesses during Derek Chauvin's trial.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'The moment the light goes out': Medical expert testifies how George Floyd died during his arrest

    A medical expert testified during Day 9 of testimony about how George Floyd died under the knee of Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. The former officer was accused of killing Floyd during an arrest.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Did George Floyd admit to using 'too many' drugs as police held him to the ground? Depends on who is listening.

    George Floyd died in May 2020 during his arrest in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Four officers were charged in connection to his death. Testimony on Day 8 focused on Floyd's words and drugs found at the scene.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Police experts talk about different holds, first aid officers like Derek Chauvin are trained to use

    Testimony on Day 7 of the trial over George Floyd's death focused on use of force and what police officers in Minneapolis are trained to do. Derek Chauvin faces murder charges in connection to Floyd's death.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'Not what we teach': Police chief blasts Derek Chauvin's chokehold as he testifies during trial

    Minneapolis' police chief said the chokehold Derek Chauvin used on George Floyd during his arrest is not something they teach. The chief testified as Chauvin's trial moved into its second week.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'Absolutely unnecessary': Police supervisor blasts officers for the use of force in George Floyd arrest

    George Floyd died on May 25, 2020, as police officers restrained him during his arrest. The incident sparked worldwide protests. Nearly a year later, one of the officers involved in a trial and accused of murder.
    By Victor Fakunle
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    Paramedics testify they thought George Floyd was dead when they arrived at his encounter with police

    Derek Chauvin was a police officer in Minnesota and charged in connection to the death of George Floyd. His murder trial is happening in Florida and on Day 4, the first paramedics on the scene testified.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    NEWS

    Witness recount George Floyd's death as they testify on Day 2 of police officer's trial

    Day 2 of Derek Chauvin's trial, who is accused of murdering George Floyd in Minneapolis, featured witnesses who saw the police officers kneeling on Floyd.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    'Cry out in pain': Opening statements highlight Day 1 in trial over George Floyd's alleged murder

    The trial of Derek Chauvin over the death of George Floyd began in Minnesota with opening statements from each side and a few witnesses.
    By Front Page Detective Staff
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    THE LINDBERGH BABY TRAIL: A CASE STILL TALKED ABOUT 100 YEARS LATER

    The kidnapping of the Lindbergh baby drew international headlines. Here is a recap of the case and the trial related to the famous disappearance.
    By Taneia Surles
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    THE TRIAL IN GEORGE FLOYD'S DEATH IS SET TO BEGIN IN MINNESOTA, HERE'S WHAT TO EXPECT

    The trial for former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin and his role in the death of George Floyd is set to start in Minnesota. Here is a preview of the case.
    By Michael East
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    PEOPLE VS. THE KING OF POP: MICHAEL JACKSON’S NOTORIOUS TRIALS

    Popstar Michael Jackson found himself in the courtroom on more than one occasion. Here's a recap of some of the trials he experienced before — and after death
    By Taneia Surles
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    TRIAL ARCHIVES

    THE BEGINNING OF 'AFFLUENZA': A LOOK AT THE TRIAL OF LOEB AND LEOPOLD

    Here's a look at an early "trial of the century" outside of Chicago. Loeb and Leopold were accused of murdering their cousin.
    By Taneia Surles
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