New York, NY – A Manhattan man convicted in August for 21 charges, including numerous rape charges for two female children ages 10 and 13, received his sentence on Wednesday.
John Goodpasture Jr., 43, appeared in court with his defense attorney, Gene Parrish, who stated he recently came into information from witnesses that were unable to [...]
WOBURN — A 19-year-old Tewksbury man already charged with raping a 15-year-old girl and possessing child pornography pleaded not guilty yesterday to 46 more charges involving with 17 additional victims, one of whom prosecutors say has disabilities, while others had rejected Thomas Hutchinson in high school.
In Middlesex Superior Court, Hutchinson, who is free on $5,000 [...]
Southfield, ILL — A man charged with choking his wife to death in front of their children was only defending himself and left the house not knowing his wife was dead, his attorney said Friday.
Rahim Lockridge, 38, appeared before Southfield 44th District Judge Sheila Johnson in the Sept. 19 death of his wife, Kenyatta. Lockridge [...]
ORLANDO, Fla. — A millionaire developer who lived in the same central Florida neighborhood as Tiger Woods and other celebrities was convicted Saturday of murdering his wife in their mansion.
The six jurors deliberated more than 12 hours over two days before finding Bob Ward guilty of second-degree murder.
The two-week trial took place in the [...]
ELYRIA, OH — Holly Dembie was trying to escape from her knife-wielding husband when she plunged from a second-story bathroom window at her Cowley Road home in Grafton Township on Aug. 11, Lorain County Sheriff’s Sgt. Donald Barker testified Thursday.
Already wounded from William Dembie Jr.’s combat knife, she doesn’t appear to have tried to flee [...]
MUNCIE, IN — A soft-spoken Steven B. Moore on Monday admitted to sexually assaulting a classmate in a Central High School restroom last November.
Moore, now 17, pleaded guilty to sexual battery and criminal confinement on Monday after his defense attorney, Jacob Dunnuck, negotiated a plea agreement with Deputy Prosecutor Eric Hoffman.
Those criminal charges — which [...]
WASHINGTON – After a judge threw out a confession in a Montgomery County, MD rape case Monday, there are questions about your right to remain silent – and how far police can go in questioning suspects.
A Montgomery County Circuit Court judge says county police went too far while obtaining a confession from a man who [...]
FRANKFORT — A jury found Alastair Couch guilty Monday of murder in the 2010 shooting death of Tomma Graves, a Franklin County victim’s advocate.
The jury also found Couch, 34, guilty of tampering with evidence for throwing the murder weapon over a cliff in rural Franklin County.
The jury, which took about two hours to reach the [...]
Westminster, Colorado – A few days before his ex-wife was killed, Richard Paul Stewart wrote a two-page letter to his sisters, police say. In it, Stewart wrote that from the day he was arrested for domestic violence more than two years earlier, he knew he would kill Norma Stewart.
“My waiting is over,” Richard Stewart wrote. [...]
DETROIT (WWJ) – A rape victim who spent three days in jail for contempt of court is back on the stand Friday in 36th District Court.
WWJ and Fox 2 Legal Analyst Charlie Langton says the victim was testifying in a rape case when things got a little heated.
“She was being aggressively cross-examined by the defense [...]