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Lois Goodman

Tennis referee Lois Goodman appears at her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in August (credit:  Jefferson Siegel, Pool)

Murder Case Tossed Against Lois Goodman, Tennis Ref Accused Of Killing Husband

Citing insufficient evidence, Los Angeles prosecutors have suddenly dropped a murder case against professional tennis referee Lois Goodman in the death of her husband.

11/30/2012

Lois Goodman is shown in police custody on Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Daughter Comes To The Defense Of Tennis Umpire Accused Of Murder

As the U.S. Open draws to a close in Flushing this weekend, a tennis umpire who was supposed to be on the sidelines is instead getting out of jail.

09/07/2012

Lois Goodman appears at her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on  August 21, 2012. Goodman, a 70-year-old tennis referee, is charged with killing her 82-year-old husband in Los Angeles. (credit: pool photo by Jefferson Siegel)

U.S. Open Referee Headed To L.A. To Face Murder Charges

Lois Goodman, still wearing her navy-blue U.S. Open uniform, was escorted from a Manhattan courthouse Thursday by detectives with the Los Angeles Police Department.

08/23/2012

Lois Goodman appears at her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court on  August 21, 2012. Goodman, a 70-year-old tennis referee, is charged with killing her 82-year-old husband in Los Angeles. (credit: pool photo by Jefferson Siegel)

Tennis Stars, Fans Weigh In On Murder Charge For US Open Referee

Celebrity sightings and scandal were served up together during qualifying matches earlier in the day.

08/22/2012

Tennis referee Lois Goodman appears at her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in August (credit:  Jefferson Siegel, Pool)

U.S. Open Referee, 70, Arrested In NYC For Alleged Murder Of Her Husband, 80

Investigators initially believed Alan Frederick Goodman had fallen down the stairs. Now they think he was bludgeoned to death with a coffee mug.

08/21/2012