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Philadelphia D.A.: Verdict is a victoryupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 16:59:00

Philadelphia's district attorney calls verdict in the priest abuse case a historical victory for victims.

Philly priest gets 3 to 6 years in abuse caseupdated: Tue Jul 24 2012 16:59:00

The highest-ranking Catholic Church cleric charged and convicted in the landmark Philadelphia child sexual abuse trial was sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison Tuesday.

Sentencing Tuesday in priest abuse caseupdated: Mon Jul 23 2012 20:56:00

The highest-ranking Catholic Church cleric charged and convicted in the landmark Philadelphia child sexual abuse trial is scheduled for sentencing Tuesday.

Mothers in Los Angeles school child sex abuse case sue districtupdated: Tue Jul 10 2012 20:54:00

Fourteen mothers, whose children prosecutors say were sexually abused by a Los Angeles teacher facing 23 felony charges, sued the school district on Tuesday seeking damages for "generalized shock and trauma."

Alleged victim of clergy abuse acquitted of attacking retired priestupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 13:44:00

A California jury Thursday acquitted a man charged with assaulting a retired Catholic priest, in a case that prosecutors had described as a vigilante attack.

Alleged abuse victim attacks priestupdated: Fri Jul 06 2012 13:44:00

A man is on trial for beating a priest he claims sexually abused him more than 30 years ago when he was a child.

Convicted priest's lawyers to seek house arrest for himupdated: Mon Jun 25 2012 05:26:00

Attorneys for Monsignor William Lynn will return to court Monday to argue that the cleric, who was convicted of child endangerment, be put under house arrest rather than jailed until his sentencing in August.

High-ranking priest guilty on one count in child sex abuse caseupdated: Fri Jun 22 2012 18:07:00

Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric accused of imperiling children by helping cover up sexual abuse, was found guilty Friday of one count of child endangerment.

Breivik's lawyer says the Norway mass killer is sane updated: Fri Jun 22 2012 11:51:00

Norway mass killer Anders Breivik should be considered sane and acquitted for the attacks that left 77 people dead, his lawyer said in closing arguments Friday.

Breivik claims killing was 'necessary'updated: Fri Jun 22 2012 11:51:00

CNN's Diana Magnay says the man accused of mass murder in Norway showed no emotion as the charges were read.

Sandusky doesn't testify; defense restsupdated: Wed Jun 20 2012 16:18:00

The defense team for Jerry Sandusky, who is accused of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 15-year period, rested on Wednesday without the former assistant football coach taking the stand.

Will Sandusky testify? Defense says 'stay tuned'updated: Tue Jun 19 2012 17:16:00

Jerry Sandusky's attorney told reporters Tuesday to "stay tuned" to see if his client will testify in a child rape case that has upended Penn State University and its football program.

Why the Clemens case fell apartupdated: Tue Jun 19 2012 07:56:00

Joe Johns looks at how the perjury case against Roger Clemens fell apart, leading to his acquittal.

Sandusky case drawing to a rapid closeupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 14:34:00

Closing arguments in the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse trial could begin as soon as Thursday, Judge John Cleland said Monday.

Sandusky's team readies the defenseupdated: Mon Jun 18 2012 14:34:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti reports that lawyers are ready to mount Jerry Sandusky's defense.

Arguments conclude in Roger Clemens perjury trialupdated: Tue Jun 12 2012 18:35:00

Dueling scientists, a former trainer, friends and family are among the witnesses whose testimony a jury will consider as they decide if famed baseball pitcher Roger Clemens lied to Congress during an investigation of steroid use among major league players.

Delibrations continue in Catholic child abuse cover-up caseupdated: Mon Jun 04 2012 01:09:00

Deliberations resume Monday in Philadephia in the landmark trial of Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric charged with endangering children by allegedly helping cover up sexual abuse.

Catholic church official to stand trialupdated: Mon Jun 04 2012 01:09:00

Susan Candiotti reports on the trial of a church official accused of covering up sex abuse of children by priests.

Catholic child abuse cover-up case heads to juryupdated: Fri Jun 01 2012 09:30:00

Jury deliberations could start Friday in Philadelphia in the landmark trial of Monsignor William Lynn, the highest-ranking cleric charged with endangering children by allegedly helping cover up sexual abuse.

Jury deliberations could begin Friday in landmark abuse trial of two priestsupdated: Thu May 31 2012 20:46:00

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Philadelphia priest: Not archdiocese's policy to tell police about abuse reportsupdated: Tue May 22 2012 20:11:00

A priest who assisted Monsignor William Lynn investigate clergy sex abuse claims testified Tuesday that it was not the archdiocese's policy to contact law enforcement or other victims of abuse.

Jury chosen in murder trial of newlywed in Mauritiusupdated: Tue May 22 2012 13:45:00

Two men accused of murdering an Irish teacher on her honeymoon last year pleaded not guilty when they appeared in court in Mauritius on Tuesday, police on the Indian Ocean island said.

Fate of man accused of killing Jennifer Hudson's relatives in jury's handsupdated: Thu May 10 2012 12:25:00

Jurors resumed deliberations Thursday in the trial of a man accused of killing the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of entertainer Jennifer Hudson.

Hudson first witness in murder trialupdated: Thu May 10 2012 12:25:00

Entertainer Jennifer Hudson testifies in the trial of a man accused of killing her family. CNN's Ted Rowlands has more.

Trial ordered for 2 California police officers in beating death of homeless manupdated: Thu May 10 2012 05:33:00

A California judge ordered Wednesday that two Fullerton police officers stand trial in the beating death last year of Kelly Thomas, a homeless man with a mental illness.

Jury begins deliberations in Hudson trialupdated: Wed May 09 2012 18:17:00

Jurors began deliberating Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of killing the mother, brother and 7-year-old nephew of entertainer Jennifer Hudson.

Testimony: In 2008, priest admitted to sleepover, letting teen look at pornupdated: Mon Apr 30 2012 19:42:00

One of the two Philadelphia priests on trial in a landmark child sexual abuse and conspiracy case admitted in 2008 that he allowed a 14-year-old to view pornography and sleep in the same bed with him during an overnight visit in 1996, according to testimony given to church investigators.

Former altar boy testifies of sexual abuse at trial of two Philadelphia priestsupdated: Wed Apr 25 2012 18:56:00

A former altar boy molested in a church sacristy testified Wednesday in the child sexual abuse and conspiracy trial of two Philadelphia priests.

Priest's guilty plea throws wrinkle into Philadelphia sexual abuse trialupdated: Mon Apr 23 2012 20:04:00

Attorneys in the child sexual abuse and conspiracy trial of two Philadelphia priests debated Monday over which potential witnesses jurors would be allowed to hear regarding a third defendant who pleaded guilty to molesting boys just days before opening remarks.

Oklahoma judge enters not guilty pleas for accused Tulsa killersupdated: Mon Apr 16 2012 15:41:00

An Oklahoma judge entered not guilty pleas Monday for two men accused of killing three people in a shooting spree in a predominately African-American neighborhood in Tulsa this month, according to an attorney for one of the suspects.

Sex abuse trial opens for archdiocese official, priest updated: Mon Mar 26 2012 14:28:00

Opening arguments started Monday in the first case in which a Roman Catholic archdiocese official is accused of covering up evidence of suspected sexual abuse of children.

Guilty verdict in Rutgers webcam spying case updated: Sat Mar 17 2012 13:21:00

A former Rutgers University student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate by use of a hidden webcam was found guilty Friday of all counts -- including invasion of privacy and the more severe charges of bias intimidation -- in a case that thrust cyberbullying into the national spotlight.

Jury to begin deliberations in Rutgers roommate-spying trialupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 12:34:00

Jury begins deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a former Rutgers student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate, who later killed himself by jumping off New York's George Washington Bridge.

Closing arguments in Rutgers trialupdated: Wed Mar 14 2012 12:34:00

The defense and prosecution provide closing statements in the Rutgers roommate-spying trial.

Closing arguments completed in Rutgers roommate-spying trialupdated: Tue Mar 13 2012 19:10:00

The defense and prosecution wrapped up their closing arguments Tuesday in the trial of a former Rutgers student accused of spying on and intimidating his gay roommate, who later killed himself by jumping off New York's George Washington Bridge.

CNNMoney: Stanford found guilty in Ponzi schemeupdated: Tue Mar 06 2012 17:19:00

A federal court jury in Houston found former financier R. Allen Stanford guilty Tuesday on 13 of 14 counts of running a Ponzi scheme.

Baez defends judge in murder caseupdated: Fri Feb 24 2012 06:21:00

Jose Baez defends a judge's decision to dismiss the murder case against a man accused in the death of his newlywed wife.

Murder case dismissed in death of newlywed wifeupdated: Fri Feb 24 2012 06:21:00

An Alabama judge on Thursday abruptly dismissed the murder case against a man accused in the scuba-diving death of his newlywed wife off Australia's coast.

Jury recommends 26 years for ex-lacrosse playerupdated: Thu Feb 23 2012 00:27:00

A jury late Wednesday recommended a prison sentence of 26 years for a former University of Virginia lacrosse player convicted of second-degree murder and grand larceny in the death of his ex-girlfriend.

Va. lacrosse player had no 'intent to kill,' defense attorney saysupdated: Sat Feb 18 2012 23:28:00

A former University of Virginia lacrosse player accused of fatally beating his ex-girlfriend contributed to her death, but did not kill her and had no intent to do so, his attorney argued Saturday.

A bite, bullet and broken heart: Former LA cop stands trial for murderupdated: Wed Feb 08 2012 12:15:00

The prosecutor sounded like the narrator of a hard-boiled police drama as he carefully laid out pieces of the puzzle that led detectives to arrest one of their own in a 23-year-old cold case.

Marine in Haditha, Iraq, killings gets demotion, pay cutupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 23:05:00

A U.S. military judge sentenced a Marine squad leader charged with alleged war crimes in Iraq to a maximum of 90 days in prison and a reduction in pay and rank.

Marine charged in Haditha, Iraq, killings pleads guilty to lesser chargeupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 14:01:00

After years of delay, the court-martial of the last of eight Marines charged in the shooting deaths of 24 Iraqis in the village of Haditha in 2005 ended in a guilty plea to one count of negligent dereliction of duty, officials said Monday.

Will Anthony take the money and run?updated: Thu Jan 12 2012 06:08:00

A.J. Hammer of "Showbiz Tonight" speaks with Nik Richie from thedirty.com about his financial offer to Casey Anthony.

Depositions: Casey Anthony said date rape may have caused pregnancyupdated: Thu Jan 12 2012 06:08:00

Casey Anthony told a psychiatrist and a psychologist she believed she was drugged at a 2004 party and became pregnant with her daughter, Caylee, in whose death four years later she was tried and acquitted.

Closing arguments expected in Bradley Manning caseupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 06:08:00

Closing arguments are scheduled Thursday in the hearing for Pfc. Bradley Manning, the man accused of committing the biggest intelligence leak in U.S. history.

Manning's gender identity questionedupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 06:08:00

Lawyers for accused WikiLeaks source Pvt. Bradley Manning raise questions about whether he had a female alter ego.

Bradley Manning defense calls only 2 witnessesupdated: Wed Dec 21 2011 21:49:00

After four days of testimony and 20 prosecution witnesses, Pfc. Bradley Manning's defense attorney spent only 35 minutes Wednesday questioning just two witnesses before resting their case.

Jury deliberations enter fifth day in deadly home invasion caseupdated: Fri Dec 09 2011 02:13:00

Jurors will continue deliberations on Friday on whether Joshua Komisarjevsky will be put to death for his role in a deadly Connecticut home invasion in 2007.

Jury continues deliberation in deadly home invasion caseupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 01:47:00

Jurors will continue deliberations Thursday on whether Joshua Komisarjevsky will be put to death for his role in a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion.

Jury deliberates on death sentence for man in deadly home invasion caseupdated: Wed Dec 07 2011 18:05:00

Jurors were unable to reach a decision Wednesday on whether Joshua Komisarjevsky will be put to death for his role in a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion.

Man pleads guilty in N.Y. killing spreeupdated: Thu Dec 01 2011 20:47:00

The man accused of killing four New Yorkers during a violent stabbing spree in February has pleaded guilty to several counts of murder, according to the Kings County, New York, district attorney's office.

Sides rest in sentencing phase of 2nd man convicted in deadly home invasionupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 19:07:00

The defense and prosecution rested Tuesday in the sentencing phase of the trial for Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second man convicted in a deadly 2007 Connecticut home invasion.

California teen admits killing gay student, to serve 25 yearsupdated: Mon Nov 21 2011 22:25:00

Months after a jury couldn't decide his fate, a Southern California teen has agreed to plead guilty for gunning down a gay classmate three years ago in their junior high classroom.

New York man on trial is accused of raping, then framing ex-girlfriendupdated: Mon Nov 14 2011 12:34:00

A man who allegedly raped his ex-girlfriend and then framed her for a series of armed robberies is standing trial in New York.

Sergeant denies killing Afghan civilians, admits to cutting off fingersupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 22:35:00

An Army staff sergeant accused of leading a rogue "kill squad" charged with murdering three Afghan civilians took the stand Friday during his court martial and denied carrying out the killings. Yet he admitted to cutting off body parts as part of what prosecutors called a gruesome practice of keeping battlefield "trophies."

Philadelphia abortion clinic worker pleads guiltyupdated: Thu Nov 10 2011 22:04:00

A worker at a west Philadelphia abortion clinic has pleaded guilty to two counts of murder and may testify against Dr. Kermit Gosnell, the doctor accused of performing illegal late-term abortions, court officials said.

Casey Anthony takes Fifth 60 times in civil suit depositionupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 05:40:00

Attorneys representing Casey Anthony invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination 60 times during a deposition given in a civil suit against her, according to a transcript of the proceedings.

Casey's attorney: Depo video will harmupdated: Wed Nov 02 2011 05:40:00

Casey Anthony's civil attorney says if her deposition video is released it can harm her, because of the media attention.

Jurors to decide fate of 2nd man convicted in a deadly home invasion updated: Tue Oct 25 2011 18:13:00

It may be December before the second man convicted in a 2007 deadly Connecticut home invasion learns if he will die for his role in a crime that drew worldwide attention.

Former baseball star makes plea deal in auto theftsupdated: Wed Oct 19 2011 22:36:00

Former baseball great Lenny Dykstra reached a deal with prosecutors, pleading no contest Wednesday to three counts of grand theft auto and filing a false financial statement, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.

Murdered 11-year-old was a 'sweet girl'updated: Thu Oct 13 2011 18:36:00

Reacting to the guilty verdict again Joshua Komisarjevsky, Dr. William Petit fondly remembers his daughter Michaela.

Jurors begin deliberations in Connecticut home invasion trialupdated: Thu Oct 13 2011 18:36:00

Jurors began deliberations Wednesday in the case of Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second man to be tried in connection with a deadly Connecticut home invasion in 2007.

Jurors hear final pleas in deadly Connecticut home invasion trialupdated: Tue Oct 11 2011 19:54:00

Jurors heard lawyers' final pleas Tuesday in the case of Joshua Komisarjevsky, with a prosecutor casting him as the mastermind behind a vicious 2007 home invasion that ripped apart a Connecticut family while the defense insisted "he did not want anyone to die."

California teen to be retried in gay student murderupdated: Wed Oct 05 2011 23:13:00

A teenager accused of gunning down a gay classmate execution-style in their Southern California junior high school classroom in 2008 will be retried on murder charges, the Ventura County district attorney's office said Wednesday.

Jurors won't see Jackson's 'This Is It' announcement, judge rulesupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 16:12:00

Although the judge has limited what Dr. Conrad Murray's lawyers can argue about Michael Jackson's health and state of mind in the months before his death, the defense will "put on a good case," one of Murray's lawyers said Monday.

Father of murdered family testifies at trial for 2nd suspectupdated: Wed Sep 21 2011 08:06:00

The lone survivor of a deadly home invasion wrapped up his testimony Tuesday afternoon after taking the stand against the second man charged with brutally killing his wife and two daughters.

Father testifies at murder trialupdated: Wed Sep 21 2011 08:06:00

The father of a murdered Connecticut family testifies at trial for second suspect. CNN's Deb Feyerick reports.

Appeals court: Convicted terror planner's sentence was too lenientupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 19:36:00

The 17-year sentence given to convicted terrorist plotter Jose Padilla was ruled too lenient by a federal appeals court on Monday, a legal victory for the Obama administration.

Man pleads guilty in New York pharmacy killingsupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 17:05:00

A New York man pleaded guilty Thursday in the Father's Day shooting deaths of four people at a Long Island pharmacy, authorities said.

Family of alleged Mississippi hate killing victim files suitupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 15:27:00

The family of an African-American man who was killed when he was beaten and run over with a truck has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a group of teens alleged to have been present at the time of the attack.

Judge denies Conrad Murray's request to sequester juryupdated: Thu Aug 25 2011 23:16:00

A Los Angeles County judge on Thursday denied the defense's request to sequester the jury for the coming trial of Dr. Conrad Murray, the physician accused in Michael Jackson's death.

Former baseball star pleads not guilty to grand theft auto chargesupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 18:58:00

Lenny Dykstra, a three-time Major League Baseball All-Star who led the New York Mets to a World Series championship, appeared in Los Angeles Superior Court on Monday shackled, unshaven and slumped in a chair to answer multiple counts of attempted grand auto theft, among other charges.

Nephew, niece allege polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs abused themupdated: Sat Aug 06 2011 20:17:00

Warren Jeffs' nephew and niece testified Saturday during his sentencing phase about the alleged abuse they suffered at his hands.

Warren Jeffs guilty of sexual assaultupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 22:07:00

A Texas jury finds polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs guilty on two counts of sexual assault.

Casey Anthony ordered back to Orlando in check fraud caseupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 03:31:00

A Florida judge on Monday signed amended court documents mandating that Casey Anthony return to Orlando to serve a year of probation stemming from her check fraud conviction.

Judge: Casey needs supervised probationupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 03:31:00

The judge in the check fraud case orders Casey Anthony back to Orlando. HLN's Dr. Drew and guests discuss.

Defense rests in trial of accused Ohio serial killerupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 12:02:00

The defense rested Tuesday in the case of alleged Ohio serial killer Anthony Sowell, who is accused of sexually assaulting, killing and dismembering 11 Cleveland-area women between 2007 and 2009.

Anthony cops defend case to reportersupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 06:52:00

The detectives who built the murder case against Casey Anthony said Tuesday they stand behind their evidence but urge the public to respect the jury's acquittal of her.

Next for Casey Anthony: Freedom, book deals, analysts sayupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 12:12:00

Don't be surprised if Casey Anthony walks out of jail a free woman after her sentencing Thursday, legal experts say.

Anthony trial: The pivotal momentsupdated: Wed Jul 06 2011 12:12:00

CNN's Tom Foreman takes a look back at the key moments in the closely watched murder trial of Casey Anthony.

People.com: Casey Anthony vs. O.J. Simpson: Which Not Guilty Verdict Was More Shocking?updated: Wed Jul 06 2011 06:33:00

The Florida mom was found not guilty of murdering her daughter - but was the decision surprising?

People.com: Casey Anthony Found Not Guiltyupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 17:52:00

The Florida jury acquits her of abusing and murdering 2-year-old daughter Caylee

Casey Anthony: How both sides wrapped upupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 12:29:00

CNN's David Mattingly recaps some of the closing arguments given by both sides in the Casey Anthony case.

Casey Anthony's fate now in jurors' handsupdated: Tue Jul 05 2011 12:29:00

Jurors in the Casey Anthony capital murder trial ended their first day of deliberations Monday without reaching a decision as to whether she is guilty of killing her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee, in 2008.

SI.com: Michael McCann: What you need to know about Roger Clemens' trialupdated: Mon Jul 04 2011 23:07:00

Jury selection will begin on Wednesday in U.S. v. Roger Clemens, a trial that could close the door on the steroid era in baseball and lead to arguably the best pitcher in the last 30 years being sentenced to prison. Michael McCann breaks down what to expect.

Prosecution, defense offer closing arguments in Casey Anthony trialupdated: Sun Jul 03 2011 19:39:00

As Casey Anthony alternately cried, glared and shook her head, prosecutors in her capital murder trial told jurors in closing arguments Sunday that evidence in the case points to only one conclusion -- that she murdered her 2-year-old daughter Caylee.

Jury's judgment near in dramatic murder trial of Casey Anthonyupdated: Sat Jul 02 2011 09:01:00

Three years after 2-year-old Caylee Anthony was last seen alive, the murder trial of her mother is nearing an end.

Judgment nears for Casey Anthony, as testimony wraps in murder trialupdated: Fri Jul 01 2011 18:05:00

The prosecution wrapped up its rebuttal phase in the Casey Anthony murder trial late Friday afternoon, suggesting judgment was near for the Orlando woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter then lying to authorities.

Casey Anthony murder trial delayed over legal issueupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 20:28:00

What had been planned as an extended weekend work day in the Casey Anthony murder trial abruptly ended Saturday morning as the judge overseeing the case ordered a recess over the sudden emergence of what one analyst said must be a major issue.

Cindy Anthony testifies on Caylee, poolupdated: Sat Jun 25 2011 20:28:00

In court, Cindy Anthony testifies that Caylee could climb the pool stairs, but could not move the ladder at the pool.

Cindy Anthony: I looked up chloroformupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 21:51:00

Cindy Anthony testified that she's the one who searched for chloroform on the house computer.

Cindy Anthony: I searched for chloroform on computerupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 21:51:00

Casey Anthony's mother, Cindy Anthony, testified Thursday that she, not her daughter, conducted Internet searches for key words including chloroform and alcohol on the Anthony family computer in March 2008.

Gasoline compound found in Anthony trunkupdated: Thu Jun 23 2011 13:11:00

Casey Anthony defense witnesses discuss the presence of gasoline in the car trunk and drug testing on hairs.

Defense bug expert: Prosecution theory doesn't add upupdated: Fri Jun 17 2011 22:18:00

The kind of insect evidence found by investigators in the trunk of Casey Anthony's car does not prove that a body was stored inside, a bug expert for the defense testified Friday in the Orlando woman's murder trial.

Casey Anthony defense wants convicted kidnapper on witness listupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 19:19:00

Casey Anthony's defense attorneys are seeking to question a convicted felon who served prison time for kidnapping, claiming in court documents he is linked to Anthony's father through cell phone records.

Anthony defense adds surprise witnessupdated: Wed Jun 15 2011 19:19:00

Casey Anthony's defense team adds an Orlando felon convicted of kidnapping to its witness list. Vinnie Politan reports.

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