Homicide

Attorney John Thompson argues for abatement during a hearing before Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh Tuesday, May 9, 2017, on a request to vacate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez. Judge Garsh ruled Tuesday, that Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)
May 09, 2017 - 2:41 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on defense attorneys' efforts to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction following his death (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Prosecutors say they will appeal a ruling erasing former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder because he died before his...
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Attorney John Thompson argues for abatement during a hearing before Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh Tuesday, May 9, 2017, on a request to vacate the murder conviction of Aaron Hernandez. Judge Garsh ruled Tuesday, that Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard. (Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via AP, Pool)
May 09, 2017 - 12:41 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on defense attorneys' efforts to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction following his death (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The mother of a man whom ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez was convicted of killing says the ex-NFL star will always be guilty in her family's...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
May 09, 2017 - 12:36 pm
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard, a judge ruled Tuesday. Judge E. Susan Garsh said case law in Massachusetts has long established that defendants who have not had the merits of their...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
May 09, 2017 - 11:41 am
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's conviction in a 2013 murder can be erased because he died before his appeal was heard, a judge ruled Tuesday. Judge E. Susan Garsh said a legal doctrine that calls for vacating convictions when a defendant dies before an appeal can be heard...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
May 09, 2017 - 11:07 am
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on defense attorneys efforts to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction following his death (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A prosecutor has urged a judge to reject a request from lawyers for ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors in Germany say they have indicted a 63-year-old Swedish man over the killing of a Jewish woman in Frankfurt 25 years ago. The suspect, John Ausonius, is known as "Laserman" in Sweden for the gunsight he used in a series of shootings of immigrants in the Nordic country...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:42 am
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina say a man has been arrested and charged with killing his wife. The Berkeley County sheriff's office said 35-year-old Troy Lamont Wiley was arrested Monday night and charged with murder. Officers found the body of 37-year-old Crystal...
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May 09, 2017 - 6:23 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — A Spartanburg man charged in the 2016 death of a Spartanburg High School graduate has pleaded guilty. The Spartanburg Herald-Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2pfjKFf ) 21-year-old Akello Chinara Jeter was sentenced Monday to 40 years in prison without eligibility for parole...
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May 09, 2017 - 4:30 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A man charged with killing a police officer at a South Carolina shopping mall nearly two years ago is expected to plead guilty. A hearing has been scheduled for 36-year-old Jarvis Hall at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Richland County. Hall is charged with murder in the September 2015...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2017, file photo, Defendant Aaron Hernandez listens during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court, in Boston. A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for former NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-professional football player Odin Lloyd. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, Pool, File)
May 09, 2017 - 1:33 am
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — A judge is set to hear arguments in a push by lawyers for late NFL star Aaron Hernandez to erase his conviction in a 2013 murder. The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself in his prison cell on April 19 while serving a life sentence in the killing of semi-...
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