A former police officer in Dallas, TX was convicted of murder this week. The officer entered her neighbor's apartment and shot him as he ate ice cream. Her defense: that she was tired, distracted and confused.
It was an early spring morning in March 2008 when Charlotte police made a gruesome discovery: Four people shot dead in a top-floor apartment. The bodies were "riddled with bullets," yet nobody reported hearing gunshots.
There's a saying: "He who rises high, falls far." And for rapper Tekashi69, the fall looks to be very far indeed.
My client would have died in prison. It's that simple. Only 19 years old at the time of the crime, his whole life on the line - everything hung on the verdict the jury brought back into the courtroom.
A night of drinking at Ed's Tavern in Dilworth Sunday turned deadly when a 23-year-old law student threw 26-year-old man into the path of an oncoming car. A passing BMW car struck the 26-year-old man, causing fatal injuries.
Murder charges have traditionally been reserved for violent crimes. However, this is slowly changing in North Carolina. When individuals driving under the influence cause a fatal crash, prosecutors are beginning to charge DWI suspects with second-degree murder.