Florida Ballet Dancer Hopes ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense Will Prevail in Upcoming Murder Trial

BRADENTON, Fla. — The murder trial of Ashley Benefield, a former ballerina charged with the killing of her estranged husband, is set to commence next week, following a wave of national interest propelled by coverage on a popular true crime TV series. Benefield, 32, could potentially invoke Florida’s “stand your ground” law in her defense, … Read more

Trial Begins for Man Accused in Rancho Peñasquitos Condo Murder Amid Scrutiny Over Police Response Delays

San Diego, CA – After more than two years of seeking justice for Connie Dadkhah, who was tragically killed in her Rancho Peñasquitos condo, the trial of the accused, Parrish Chambers, Jr., is set to begin Tuesday. Chambers, who has pleaded not guilty, faces multiple charges in a case that has highlighted serious questions about … Read more

Religious Leader Claims ‘Persecution’ in Trial Over Child’s Death Due to Withheld Medical Treatment

Toowoomba, Australia — A religious leader claimed charges against him and his followers, related to the death of an eight-year-old girl from withheld medical care, amount to “religious persecution.” The leader and 13 others face serious allegations after the girl, a diagnosed Type 1 diabetic, died when her insulin was intentionally not administered. The deceased … Read more

Son of Slain Man to Face Trial in High-Security Dublin Court on Violent Disorder Charges

Dublin, Ireland – In a notable legal development, Brandon Hennessy, the 21-year-old son of Jason Hennessy Sr. who was tragically killed in a Christmas Eve shooting at a Dublin restaurant, is now facing charges of violent disorder. The young Hennessy will be tried in the Special Criminal Court along with seven other individuals, which is … Read more

Trial Set for Former Midwife Accused of Causing Birth Tragedies

Pretoria, South Africa — Next month, a former Pretoria midwife, Yolande Maritz, will confront serious legal charges following accusations of her involvement in several birth complications that allegedly led to infant deaths and disabilities. The allegations have rocked the local community and raised concerns about the oversight of midwifery practices in the region. Maritz, who … Read more

Karen Read Awaits Jury’s Verdict in High-Profile Murder Trial of Boston Officer John O’Keefe

DEDHAM, Mass. — The case involving Karen Read, accused of the manslaughter and vehicle homicide of Boston Police Officer John O’Keefe, has gripped public interest for over two years. The sensational story has unfolded with startling accusations and a defense claiming conspiracy, setting the stage for a trial that raises significant questions about justice and … Read more

Dramatic Testimonies and Defense Claims of Conspiracy Steer Karen Read’s High-Stakes Murder Trial to a Tense Closing

DEDHAM, Mass. – The trial of Karen Read, accused in the 2022 killing of Braintree native and Boston Police Officer John O’Keefe, is heading towards a close after intense testimonies and fervent legal exchanges at the Norfolk Superior Court. Read faces charges of second-degree murder following the discovery of O’Keefe’s body outside a Canton home … Read more

Dothan Man Faces Trial for Murder of Local Teenager Amidst Shocking Crime Revelations

Dothan, Ala. – A Dothan man has been indicted by grand jurors on charges of murdering a local teenager during the holiday festivities last year, marking a significant advance in a case that has gripped the community. Minh Nguyen, the accused, faces serious allegations including homicide and other related charges, as the tragic incident came … Read more

Trial Begins for Four Accused Killers of South Carolina Teen Shot to Death

Piedmont, South Carolina – As the trial for the alleged killers of 15-year-old Kerolos Mina Zaky approaches, the community braces for a long-awaited sense of justice. Zaky was tragically found shot to death inside a car on Mansion Circle just days before Christmas on December 19, 2019, leaving a family devastated and searching for answers. … Read more

Impactful Victim Statements Close Prosecution’s Case in Sebring Bank Killer Sentencing Trial

Sebring, Florida – The prosecution concluded its case on Friday in the sentencing trial for Zephen Xaver, who confessed to fatally shooting five women at a SunTrust Bank in Sebring on January 23, 2019. The trial will determine whether he will receive life in prison or the death penalty. During the emotional day, family members … Read more