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 Paul Ferguson to Be Sentenced for Death of Special Needs Brother  - Paul Ferguson is set to face sentencing on Monday after pleading guilty to child abuse charges for the treatment of his younger brother, Timothy, who had special needs. (2/23/24) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 Suspect Arrested in Killing of Nursing Student at UGA  - Police did not identify the suspect they took into custody in the killing of 22-year-old Laken Riley, who was found on the campus of the University of Georgia. (2/23/24) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 CSI Details Evidence from ‘Rust’ Prop Supplier In Armorer’s Trial  - During day two of the trial of armorer Hannah Gutierrez, CSI Marissa Poppell was asked about photos taken at the business of Seth Kenney, who supplied props to the 'Rust' production. (2/23/24) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 Alec Baldwin: ‘I Never Pulled the Trigger’  - Alec Baldwin claims that he never pulled the trigger that led to the death of Halyna Hutchins on the 'Rust' set. (2/22/24) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 NM v. Hannah Gutierrez: Defense Opening Statements  - Defense attorney Jason Bowles said Hannah Gutierrez is a scapegoat for "Rust" film management and Alec Baldwin, who ultimately shouldn’t have pointed and fired a gun on the set. (2/22/23) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 GA v. Eligio Bishop: Polygamist Cult Leader Trial  - DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (Court TV) — Opening statements are scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of heading up a polygamist cult. Eligio Bishop faces charges of rape, false imprisonment, and sending sexually explicit electronic transmissions without consent. Bishop, 41, has been held...

 Teens charged in death of stepfather who allegedly abused sister due in court  - EDINBURG, Texas (Court TV) — Two brothers accused in the fatal beating of their stepfather after he allegedly molested their sister are due in court Thursday. Brothers Christian and Alejandro Trevino and their friend Juan Melendez are charged in the death of Gabriel Quintanilla. Christian and Juan are...

 Baldwin Movie Shooting Trial: Day 2 Recap  - The prosecution is trying to paint Hannah Gutierrez as a careless armorer, who missed several critical safety steps, while the defense suggests someone tried to sabotage the set. (2/23/24) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 US appeals court blocks release of white supremacist leader  - A US federal appeals court halted the release of Robert Rundo, an alleged leader of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement (RAM), on Thursday, reversing a decision by a US district judge in California that had led to his brief release. This decision came following an emergency motion from federal...

 Affidavit released in UCCS double murder, suspect appears in court  - EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (Scripps News Denver/Court TV) — A Michigan man accused of killing two people at a university in Colorado Springs was denied a reduction of bond on Friday morning, just before his arrest affidavit was released. Nicholas Jordan has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder...

 Germany parliament passes legislation allowing limited production and consumption of cannabis  - Germany’s parliament, the Bundestag, passed Friday legislation legalizing the limited production as well as the consumption of cannabis. The legislation was brought by the federal government, and in a roll-call vote, 407 MPs supported the law, 226 opposed it and four abstained. The legislation faced...

 New York appeals court finds law granting non-citizens voting rights is unconstitutional  - A New York appeals court ruled that a New York City law granting non-citizens the power to vote was unconstitutional. It was estimated that the law would allow more than 800,000 non-citizens the ability to vote in New York City local elections, prior to the court’s Wednesday ruling. The municipal legislation,...

 Audrii Cunningham’s Killer Charged with Capital Murder  - Don Steven McDougal, the man accused of killing 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham, has been charged with capital murder. (2/22/24) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 Judge denies James Crumbley’s request to move trial  - PONTIAC, Mich. (Scripps News Detroit) — A judge has denied a request from James Crumbley to move his upcoming trial. Judge Cheryl Matthews issued her ruling on Thursday, a week after the request came in. James’ defense attorney, Mariell Lehman, argued that he couldn’t get a fair trial in Oakland...

 Albania Parliament approves migration deal with Italy  - Albania’s Parliament approved a deal with Italy on Thursday to hold migrants rescued from international waters at Italian-run processing centers. Amnesty International previously condemned the plan to create migrant detention centers under Italian jurisdiction in Albania, calling the deal “unworkable,...

 Austria court convicts former Chancellor Sebastian Kurtz for giving false evidence to parliament  - A court in Austria convicted former Chancellor Sebastian Kurz on Friday for giving false evidence to Parliament while testifying. Magistrate Bernhard Bonelli, Kurz’s former head of cabinet, was also found guilty in the case on one of the four charges against him. Judge Michael Radasztics gave Kurz a...

 A Closer Look at GA v. Eligio Bishop: Polygamist Cult Leader Trial  - Eligio Bishop, who's accused of running the polygamist cult Carbon Nation, faces charges of rape, false imprisonment, and posting "revenge porn." The victim says Bishop, who prefers to be called "Natureboy" and "God," posted explicit videos of her on social media. (2/23/24) Fore more crime and trial news...

 US announces over 500 new sanctions against Russia as second anniversary of Ukraine invasion approaches  - President Biden announced in a statement on Friday over 500 new sanctions on Russian entities, one day before the second anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and less than a week after the death of opposition leader Alexei Navalny. The sanctions target “individuals connected to Navalny’s...

 Man pleads not guilty to brutal murder of LA model found in fridge  - LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Minnesota man pleaded not guilty Thursday to killing a 31-year-old woman who was beaten, bound and stuffed inside the refrigerator at her Los Angeles apartment, authorities said. Magnus Daniel Humphrey, who was on probation for narcotics offenses, was taken into custody at his home...

 Foul play suspected in woman’s death on UGA campus  - ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A woman was found dead Thursday on the campus of the University of Georgia after a friend told police she had not returned from a morning run, authorities said. The woman was not a student at the university, the school’s police chief said. Police Chief Jeff Clark did not provide...

 Hannah Gutierrez Shown Having Panic Attack in Bodycam Footage  - Bodycam footage shows Hannah Gutierrez crying and having a panic attack after the deadly shooting of Halyna Hutchins on the set of 'Rust.' (2/22/24) Fore more crime and trial news coverage, visit Court TV

 Alabama advances bill to define sex based on reproductive anatomy  - An Alabama Senate committee advanced a bill to define an individual’s sex based on reproductive anatomy. Senate Bill 92 “would define man, woman, boy, girl, father, mother, male, female, and sex for purposes of state law” and require state agencies to “identify each individual as either male or...

 Harmony Montgomery’s Legacy Will Live On Despite Jury’s Verdict  - On Opening Statements, Julie Grant reminds us that as we await the jury's verdict in the case against Adam Montgomery, little Harmony's legacy will live on. Julie urges child abuse prevention advocacy in Harmony's memory. Plus, updates on the trending true crime of the day. (2/22/24) Fore more crime and...

 EU imposes 13th sanctions package on Russia over ongoing war in Ukraine  - The EU adopted on Wednesday its thirteenth package of sanctions against Russia over the ongoing war in Ukraine. EU member states unanimously approved the new sanctions. They are expected to enter into legal force next week. The sanctions aim to further degrade key pillars of Russia’s war-making capabilities...

 South Africa accuses Israel of apartheid against Palestinians in ongoing case before ICJ  - South Africa accused Israel of implementing apartheid against Palestinians during a hearing before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Tuesday, alleging that Israel subjects Palestinians to “discriminatory land zoning and planning policies, punitive and administrative house demolitions and violent...