February 8, 2013 12:54 AM
A verdict has been reached in the case against an Iraqi national accused in connection with what Colorado Springs police call a brutal rape case. Yasir Jabbar Jasim, 21, was found guilty on two misdemeanor counts of false reporting and not guilty on three of four counts of accessory to... more »
May 23, 2012 6:41 AM
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - The jury at the trial of former presidential candidate John Edwards is set to deliberate his fate for a fourth day. Edwards faces 30 years in prison after pleading not guilty to six campaign finance corruption charges. The jury began considering its decision Friday, after nearly... more »
March 22, 2012 6:48 AM
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... more »
March 15, 2012 6:31 AM
CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (AP) - After a jury concluded that Virginia Tech officials were negligent in their actions leading up to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, the state is giving strong signals of appealing the case. The Wednesday verdict in the wrongful death lawsuit is the latest of three... more »
March 8, 2012 7:55 AM
Federal prosecutors now say an inmate at the Supermax federal prison, planned the deadly stomping of a fellow prisoner in 2005.
The prison is off Highway 50, in Florence.
But defense attorneys say Dominic Stewart unexpectedly killed of Gregory Joiner in the heat of passion. According to the... more »
March 2, 2012 5:53 AM
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) - Jury deliberations are expected to resume Friday in the sexual assault trial of former Denver Broncos cornerback Perrish Cox.
The six-man, six-woman jury met for about four hours Thursday without returning a verdict after hearing closing arguments from both sides.
Prosecutors say the... more »
February 24, 2012 12:20 PM
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... more »
December 16, 2011 8:06 AM
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... more »
September 23, 2011 8:18 PM
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... more »
August 26, 2011 8:16 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A jury says a Colorado Springs car lot owner and a relative must pay $270,000 to the daughter of a man who was fatally shot while allegedly breaking into the business. The Colorado Springs Gazette reports the jury concluded Friday the men weren't shielded by... more »
August 4, 2011 5:42 PM
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - A Texas jury has convicted polygamist leader Warren Jeffs on child sexual assault charges in a case stemming from two young followers he took as brides in what his church calls "spiritual marriages."
The 55-year-old head of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of... more »
August 4, 2011 3:05 PM
SAN ANGELO, Texas (AP) - The child sexual assault case against polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has gone to the jury.
Jeffs acted as his own attorney and stood mute during nearly all 30 minutes Thursday of his allotted time for a closing argument. At one point he mumbled, "I... more »
February 8, 2011 3:09 PM
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... more »
January 21, 2011 7:07 PM
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... more »
January 21, 2011 3:28 PM
The jury in the trial of Paul Stark broke for lunch at 12:55 and will be back in court by 2 p.m.
Stark is charged in the death of Ashley Patterson in 2009. Her body was found in a field in Pueblo West.
Stark did not testify. The... more »
December 16, 2010 2:03 PM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A jury is deliberating the case of Florida man charged with raping and killing a 22-year-old woman in Colorado 33 years ago.
Marcello Maldonado Perez was arrested last year on a first-degree murder charge in the 1977 stabbing death of Mary Pierce. His trial began... more »
November 9, 2010 10:13 AM
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) - A Colorado jury has awarded $15 million to a truck driver who said she slipped and fell on ice and grease while making a delivery to a Wal-Mart in Greeley.
Wal-Mart tells the Greeley Tribune that it's considering appealing the award for Holly Averyt, 41,... more »
September 3, 2010 7:55 PM
A federal appeals court threw out a jury verdict and a $926 million award to thousands of Colorado homeowners in a lawsuit involving plutonium contamination from a now-defunct nuclear weapons plant. A three-judge panel of the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled Friday that homeowners failed to... more »
June 2, 2010 4:15 PM
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... more »
May 28, 2010 10:24 AM
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... more »
May 27, 2010 4:23 PM
Pueblo District Judge Dennis Maes has ruled a special prosecutor's report related to a grand jury indictment of a Pueblo businessman can be released.
Tonny Ianne was indicted on dozens of mortgage fraud counts last year. His attorney, Randy Jorgensen, was subsequently named as having a conflict of interest... more »
May 20, 2010 1:28 PM
A medical marijuana dispensary operator in Pueblo has been sentenced to 18 months of probation for marijuana possession, but he plans to appeal the conviction.
A judge sentenced Tom Sexton on Wednesday and granted an exemption from the usual probation prohibitions on drug use to allow for medical marijuana.... more »
May 18, 2010 6:13 PM
Jury selection will begin in Mid-July in the case of a Pueblo West man accused of killing his 14-year old neighbor. In court Tuesday, the defense argued Paul Stark can't stand a fair trail in Pueblo, because of the high publicity surrounding the case. "We have serious concerns about finding... more »
April 19, 2010 12:35 PM
A Long Island teenager has been convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime in the stabbing death of an Ecuadorean immigrant. The case cast a national spotlight on bias crimes against Hispanics.
Jurors also decided on Monday, their fourth day of deliberations, to acquit 19-year-old Jeffrey Conroy of murder... more »
March 11, 2010 8:30 AM
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... more »
March 6, 2010 11:13 AM
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... more »
February 25, 2010 1:17 PM
A jury has viewed a video showing the police interrogation of an Iowa man accused of fatally shooting his high school football coach.
The 40-second portion of the video was reviewed by jurors Thursday morning. It shows 24-year-old Mark Becker's interview with Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation agent Chris... more »
February 3, 2010 8:54 AM
The former owner of a Colorado Springs pharmacy has been convicted of illegally importing and distributing anabolic steroids and Chinese-made human growth hormones.
A federal jury deliberated for parts of three days before convicting Thomas Bader on 31 counts Tuesday. The charges included conspiracy and the distribution of human... more »
January 19, 2010 10:46 AM
Opening statements are set for Tuesday in the trial of an Oregon City couple charged with criminally negligent homicide in the death of their son, the latest Oregon case involving faith healing deaths. Jeff and Marci Beagley are accused of failing to provide adequate medical care for 16-year-old Neil Beagley,... more »
January 6, 2010 5:34 PM
A Colorado Springs man who walked out of court Tuesday as a jury was deliberating his fate has been arrested. Theodore "Theo" William Griffin III was free on bond when he left the court before the jury found him guilty of three counts of Sexual Assault on a Child.
... more »
November 18, 2009 6:32 PM
Jomar Falu-Vives was found guilty of two counts of first degree murder Wednesday in the shocking deaths of two young people gunned down while posting garage sale signs in Colorado Springs.
Jurors returned the verdicts late Wednesday afternoon. Falu-Vives was a Fort Carson soldier and Iraq War veteran when... more »
November 12, 2009 8:44 AM
A jury that convicted a man of capital murder in the beating death of an Arkansas TV anchorwoman is now weighing whether to impose the death penalty. Jurors will meet again Thursday, a day after convicting Curtis Lavelle Vance of murder, rape and other charges. Jurors also could choose life... more »
September 3, 2009 5:12 PM
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... more »