This story comes to us from the little town of Olathe Kansas via the Los Angeles Times. However, this story was also on the front-page of The New York Times. Our author, David Eulitt, leads with the defendant telling jurors he didn 't care what sentence was handed down. The author continues, Johnson County District Attorney Steve Howe had urged the jury to recommend a death sentence. The jury convicted 74-year-old Frazier Glenn Miller Jr. of capital murder for the April 2014 shootings, Eulitt notes.
This gave prosecutors the authority to decide which cases should be filed in adult court. In the old charging system, judges who believe that a youth could be rehabilitated, even murder cases, such as the McInerney case, were kept in Juvenile Court. Even though the case was sent back and forth between the adult and juvenile system, at the end Brandon McInerney was punished for this because Maeve Fox, the prosecutor said that “Shooting someone in the back of the head for me is an execution-style murder. He thought about it. He planned it.
Due to his high-profile position with the NAACP, Evers became a target for those who opposed racial equality and desegregation. He and his family were subjected to numerous threats and violent actions over the years, including a firebombing of their house in May 1963. At 12:40 a.m. on June 12, 1963, Evers was shot in the back in the driveway of his home in Jackson. He died less than a hour later at a nearby hospital. Evers was buried with military in Arlington National Cemetery, and the NAACP awarded him their 1963 Spingarn Medal.
On October 14, 2008, a grand jury indicted Casey Anthony on charges of first degree murder, child abuse and aggravated manslaughter of a child, as well as four counts of providing false information to police. She was later arrested. The Judge, John Jordan ordered that she be held without bond. The charges of child neglect were dropped against Casey, and on October 28, Anthony was arraigned and pled not guilty to all charges. Prosecutors announced that they planned to seek the death penalty in
The question everyone wants to know is why? What would make someone do something so horrible? Experts and everyone else in the United States have their own theories on what caused twenty year old Adam Lanza to go on a mass murder spree. Adam Lanza had a number of mental health issues that lead experts and most of the nation to believe was a factor in the Sandy Hook
Just as Matt had given the money to Trevor then, when Trevor was giving the gun to Matthew Foley the gun which then suddenly discharged and killed his friend Matt. Trevor then the next day turned himself in. Trevor Jones in this case you are being chared of theft under five thousand, reckless manslaughter which will fall in to felony murder. Trevor Jones will be sentanced in prison for the maximum ten years. Followed by the rest of his life going to thearapy and rehab
Simpson 's infamous slow-speed chase days after the slayings played out on TV screens across the country, and the original grand jury was dismissed due to excessive media coverage. The not-guilty verdict in the O.J. Simpson case generated much debate that was often divided along racial lines. From the beginning, many blacks
On October 16th the United States Supreme Court will hear the arguments concerning the Kansas V. Cheever cirme. Scott Cheever was convicted of murder and drug useage on January 19th 2009. Cheever killed Greenwood County sheriff Matthew Samuels at the residence of the Coopers in Hilltop, Kansas. Sheriff Samuels was going to the Cooper 's residence on a tip to arrest Cheever for illegal drug use, when he arrived he witnessed Cheever and the Cooper’s cooking and ingesting meth. Cheever was shooting at several other officers when they came to try and arrest him as well as try to rescue the injured Samuels.
He had confessed to the crimes, but his state of insanity started to be questioned. Gacy had told people that he committed those crimes with a different personality. Gacy later on was found guilty for 33 murders of young men, and was said that he wasn’t insane. He was sentenced to 12 death sentences and 21 natural life sentences. Gacy was executed by Lethal Injection on May 9th, 1994.
Once incapacitated, Slager is seen approaching the lifeless body of Walter Scott and planting his taser nearby. Of course, it’s easy to see that Slager’s story does not match up with the truth. After being shocked by the massive differences between Slager’s story and what the video showed to be true, Slager was then tried and found guilty of the murder of Walter Scott (“Former South Carolina Police Officer”). Had the benefits of a body camera been
According to Dr. McClelland John F.Kennedy’s wounds clearly show he was not only shot by Lee. Harvey Oswald. The grassy knoll is where individuals believe the real killer shot from, opposed to the sixth floor depository. Amanda Onion, author for ABC news, states that Donald Thomas an author of the report that explains“The gunshot-like shots occur synchronous with the time of the shooting” states the study analyzes recordings made on two police channels on the day of the assassination in 1963. One was recorded when a motorcycle policeman in the president 's motorcade inadvertently left a microphone on his vehicle switched on.
The Virginia Tech shooting was a massacre that occurred on April 16,2007 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, It resulted in the death of 32 people and wounded 17 people. It was the deadliest shooting that occurred in U.S history and the deadliest by a single gunman. As a kid I remember seeing the tragedy on the news for weeks. This shooting was what reignited the debate over gun control for years to come. Many lawmakers bring up the Virginia Tech shooting to further advance their policies to promote stricter gun control.
John Muhammad and Lee Boyd Malvo were both arrested on October 24th, 2002. They were found sleeping in a Blue Caprice Chevrolet in a rest area near interstate 70 near a place called Myersville in Maryland. They were both capable to withstand trial. John Muhammad was convicted in Virginia on November 17th, 2003. He was convicted for two accounts of capital murder, the conspiracy to commit murder, and the illegal use of a firearm.