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3 years 1 week ago

Woman fakes PTSD to get out of jury duty

DENVER (AP) - Susan Cole of Denver stood out in a jury pool last summer, with mismatched socks and shoes, and her hair in curlers. District Judge Anne Mansfield dismissed the cosmetologist and author from jury duty after Cole said she "broke out of domestic violence in the military" and...

3 years 1 month ago

Woman convicted in Piserchio death

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) - Jurors have convicted a woman in the death of a Pueblo County man who was stabbed and set on fire in what authorities say was a robbery that went bad. The Pueblo Chieftain reports a jury convicted Acacia Lyndarr on Thursday of felony murder and second-degree...

3 years 3 months ago

Jury acquits Denver sheriff's deputy

DENVER (AP) - Jurors have acquitted a Denver sheriff's deputy who was charged after she was accused of slapping a female inmate. KMGH-TV in Denver reports a jury acquitted Deputy Anne Kelly on Wednesday of misdemeanor harassment and assault. The inmate had been arrested March 25 on a drunken driving...

3 years 6 months ago

Jury selected in Jackson doctor's case

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A seven-men, five-woman jury has been selected to hear the involuntary manslaughter case of Michael Jackson's doctor. The panel was selected Friday after hours of questioning of prospective jurors by a judge, defense attorneys and prosecutors. The group was asked numerous questions, including whether they regarded...

4 years 1 month ago

Verdict in child beating case

The two-week trial of Jeremiah Lovato came to a close this morning. He was accused of severely beating his adopted son. The Jury found Lovato guilty on several counts of child abuse, 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree assault charges and on the count of the sexual assault of a...

4 years 2 months ago

Stark guilty on five counts

A jury of four men and 8 women took about six and a half hours today to convict Paul Stark on five counts including 1st Degree Murder. Stark was arrested in the strangulation death of 14-year-old Ashley Patterson in Pueblo West in March of 2009. At around 4...

4 years 9 months ago

State Grand Jury indicts three

A Statewide Grand Jury has indicted three men suspected of running a $5.7 million investment-fraud scheme. Phillip R. Trujillo, David M. Piatt and Timothy B. Burk are suspected of defrauding 70 investors with promises that their investments would be free from risk and would generate generous returns. The trio also...

4 years 10 months ago

Not guilty verdict in murder-for-hire plot

A woman accused of offering an undercover officer $2,000 to kill her ex-husband in Pitkin County has been acquitted. Jefferson County jurors acquitted Elinor Dvir on Thursday of solicitation of first-degree murder and solicitation of first-degree assault of her former husband, Pitkin County Deputy District Attorney Richard Nedlin. The...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Jurors in Williams' slaying trial to go to 2nd day

Jurors deliberating the case against a man accused of firing the shots that killed Denver Broncos cornerback Darrent Williams are to continue their deliberations Thursday. Jurors began deliberating the Willie Clark case Wednesday morning. Clark is charged with first-degree murder in the New Year's Day 2007 shooting. Prosecutors...

5 years 3 weeks ago

No oath - no conviction, court says

A Michigan man sent to prison for 15 years is getting a new trial after the judge failed to do a routine procedure - ask the jury to take an oath. Timothy Becktel was sentenced in 2008 for assault with intent to murder. But his appellate lawyer successfully argued that...

5 years 6 months ago

Guilty verdict in Salida love-triangle murder

A love-triangle that turned into a murder-for-insurance scheme ended with a guilty verdict Thursday morning. A jury in Canon City found Andrew Tanner guilty of nine charges, including first degree murder in the 2008 shooting death of Jim Durgan. Tanner will be automatically sentenced to life in prison without the...

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