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Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Lawyer In Murder Trial: Medical Treatment, Not Lacey Spears, To Blame For Son’s Elevated Sodium Level

Riebling said the prosecution’s failure to allege a motive “offends our senses.” He also accused police of botching the investigation, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

02/26/2015

Kashif Parvaiz, Nazish Noorani

Ex-Lover And Admitted Hit Woman Testifies In Murder Trial Of Boonton Husband

A Boonton, New Jersey man on trial Wednesday in the murder of his wife faced a former lover and alleged accomplice who admitted to carrying out the murder.

02/18/2015

Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Etan Patz’ Neighbor, Bodega Cashier Testify At Murder Trial Of Pedro Hernandez

Family friend Karen Jansons testified Tuesday in the trial against Pedro Hernandez, the man who prosecutors said killed 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979.

02/03/2015

Jude Mirra (credit: Handout)

Forensic Pathologist Takes Stand In Gigi Jordan Trial

The defense for a millionaire mother who has admitted to killing her autistic child with prescription pills called a medical expert the stand– the forensic pathologist who reviewed slides taken during the autopsy on 8-year-old Jude.

10/17/2014

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Murder Trial Begins For Alleged Drunken Driver Michael Grasing On Long Island

Michael Grasing’s blood-alcohol level was four times the legal limit in June 2012 when he ran red lights at speeds approaching 100 mph before slamming into the rear of 18-year-old Brittney Walsh’s SUV, authorities said.

10/09/2014

Oscar Pistorius sits in the Pretoria High Court on September 11, 2014, in South Africa. (Photo Kim Ludbrook/ - Pool/EPA/Gallo Image/Getty Images)

Judge: Pistorius Prosecutors Failed To Prove Murder

Judge Thokozile Masipa said there were “just not enough facts” to support the finding of premeditated murder in Reeva Steenkamp’s fatal shooting.

09/11/2014

Police officer Arthur Lopez and Darrell Fuller (credit: Handouts)

Nassau Officer Testifies In Trial Against Suspect In Partner’s Murder

Nassau County Emergency Services Officer Clarence Hudson pointed directly at defendant Darrell Fuller and identified him as the one who killed his partner, Officer Arthur Lopez.

06/20/2014

Police officer Arthur Lopez and Darrell Fuller (credit: Handouts)

Video, Audio Recordings From Fatal Shooting Of Nassau Cop Released To Public

Police radio transmissions were released Thursday in the trial against Darrell Fuller, a parolee accused of fleeing from a crash then shooting Nassau County police officer Artie Lopez.

06/19/2014

Jaggarnauth Fatal Shooting

CBS 2 Exclusive: 911 Tape Captures Mom’s Call After Allegedly Being Shot By Son

It was a difficult day in a Queens courtroom Tuesday, as jurors and family members listened to a 911 call made by a woman allegedly being shot by her own son.

05/06/2014

Arthur Morgan, III (L); Tierra Morgan (R) (credit: Handout)

Jury Finds NJ Dad Guilty Of Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter

Jurors on Thursday found Arthur Morgan III guilty of killing Tierra Morgan-Glover, whose body was pulled from a creek in a park near the Jersey shore in November 2011.

04/03/2014

Arthur Morgan, III (L); Tierra Morgan (R) (credit: Handout)

Jury Mulls Fate Of NJ Father Accused Of Tossing 2-Year-Old Off Overpass

Prosecutors in Monmouth County say Arthur Morgan III, 29, of Eatontown killed Tierra Morgan-Glover in a jealous rage in 2011 after the child’s mother broke off their engagement.

04/02/2014

Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius reacts during a hearing on the sixth day of his trial for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend, on March 10, 2014 at the high court in Pretoria. (Photo credit should read SIPHIWE SIBEKO/AFP/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Vomits During Graphic Testimony At Murder Trial

Oscar Pistorius vomited in the dock and retched repeatedly and loudly at his murder trial Monday as he heard graphic details of the injuries sustained by the girlfriend he shot.

03/10/2014

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Trial Postponed For Months In Etan Patz Murder Case

The murder trial for the man charged with killing a 6-year-old Manhattan boy who disappeared some 35 years ago has been postponed for months, as psychiatric exams and other preparations continue.

02/19/2014

Aimee Pistorius (L) is comforted by Theo Pistorius (R) prior to the indictment hearing for South African athlete Oscar Pistorius at Pretoria Magistrates Court on August 19, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial To Have Own TV Channel

Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial will have a dedicated 24-hour television channel in South Africa, the country’s top cable provider said Wednesday, promising “round-the-clock” coverage of one of the blockbuster stories of the year.

01/29/2014

Michael Skakel (file / credit: Beth Keiser-Pool/Getty Images)

Hearing Set For Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel’s Possible Release

Arguments will be heard on whether Judge Thomas Bishop has the authority to release Skakel from prison while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of neighbor Martha Moxley.

11/05/2013

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