We, the Jury: Jury trials essential to free society but becoming less common
VALDOSTA — Ricky Browning was excited to be chosen for jury duty.
Jury hears testimony to decide Elliott Kirkland's sentence
ELYRIA — A jury now holds Elliott Kirkland’s fate in its hands, deciding whether to send the Lorain man to death row or recommend he spend what could amount to the rest of his life behind prison bars. Testimony began Tuesday in the penalty phase of Kirkland’s trial. Once it has heard all the evidence of aggravating and mitigating circumstances and factors in the penalty phase, the jury will be sequestered during its deliberations over Kirkland’s fate. The maximum penalty is death, though…
How juries are fooled by statistics
Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly reveals the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics -- and the devastating impact these errors can have on the outcome of criminal trials.
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Sootch00 Exclusive Father's Day Gift Guide Only on GetZone.com, five great products that will make any father proud this Father's Day! Looking for the perfect gi
Jury finds Derrick Dearman guilty of 10 counts of Capital Murder, recommends death
The jury trial for a Mobile County man ended today with a jury conviction of guilty on 10 counts of Capital Murder. The jury recommended a death sentence, according to the Mobile DA's office. Derrick Dearman was found guilty of using an ax and a rifle to go on a killing spree in Citronelle. Authorities say Dearman injected himself with meth before he brutally killed five adults, including a pregnant woman. Investigators say Dearman kidnapped another woman, and a child, but let them…
Jury to decide sentence for Jacob Sullivan in rape, death of Grace Packer
The Bucks County district attorney said Sullivan should be put to death for his 'awful, unspeakable, heinous crimes.'
Father sentenced to 20 years in prison in son's death
A Wichita father is sentenced to more than 20 years in prison for the shooting death of his 17-year-old son.
Man sentenced to prison 5 days before his death at county jail
FRENCH CAMP — Tony Alvarez Saenz, 70, of Lockeford was sentenced June 3 to six years in state prison after pleading no contest to two counts
Jury recommends 10 years probation for parents found guilty in malnourished baby's death
UPDATE: The jury has recommended a sentence of 10 years probation for Marquita Johnson and Qwalion Busby in this case.The judge will have the final decision. The couple will be formally sentenced on March 29th.Parents found guilty in malnourished baby's de
Semi driver gets 10-year sentence for crash that killed 5
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — An Indiana semi-truck driver involved in a crash that killed five people in northern Illinois has been sentenced to 10 years in
Sobs fill courtroom as killer sentenced for murder of father of 10
Sobs filled a New Jersey courtroom as a judge sentenced a killer to 58 years in prison for the 2015 murder of a cab driver and father of 10 during a botched ...
Washington Man Sentenced To 5-10 Years For Drug Delivery Resulting In Death
A Washington, Pa., man pleaded guilty Friday to the first degree felony charge of drug delivery resulting in death.
Norfolk jury recommends 20 year sentence for sailor found guilty in off-base robbery
Petty Officer 3rd Class Frederick Cooper Jr. was accused in a string of robberies that began on Naval Station Norfolk and ended at a Navy Federal Credit Union off-base in
Grand Jury Recommends More Than 100 Charges Against Former State College Police Officers
A Centre County Grand Jury has recommended a combined 119 charges against two former State College Police officers who were allegedly involved with leaking confidential information about ongoing investigations.
Jacob Sullivan sentenced to death after jury deliberates for more than 10 hours
After deliberating for more than ten hours a jury recommended death for Jacob Sullivan.
Jury recommends sentences of 1 to 20 years in shooting that led to death of Trinity Gay
On the two-year anniversary of Trinity Gay’s death, a jury recommended sentences for the four men convicted of felonies related to her loss.
Rahway man sentenced for murder of cab driver, father of 10
KILLER SENTENCED: Prosecutors hold a news conference following the sentencing of a Rahway man for the 2015 murder of a cab driver and father of ten. More: ht...
Indiana semi driver gets 10-year sentence for crash that killed 5
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — An Indiana semi-truck driver involved in a crash that killed five people in northern Illinois has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
What they're saying about Ed Pawlowski's prison sentence: Jury foreman, officials, public weigh in
From the steps of the federal courthouse in Allentown to the reaches of the internet, here's what people — including the jury foreman — had to say about former Mayor Ed Pawlowski's sentencing.
Jury to decide if dad should die after he killed his 5 kids
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Defense attorneys for a South Carolina father who killed his five children unsuccessfully argued earlier this week that he was insane when he killed them Now they are expected to argue that Timothy Jones Jr.'s mental problems mean he shouldn't be executed for the murders of the children, ages 1 to 8. The same jurors who convicted Jones on Tuesday return to the Lexington County Courthouse on Thursday to begin hearing evidence in a second trial. They can unanimously…