To ever say no gun, no body, no DNA leads to three first-degree murder
convictions is truly amazing.
There remains a widespread reluctance by prosecutors to file first-degree murder
charges or hate-crime enhancements in transgender murder cases, activists say.
The 43-year-old man, who had a prior criminal record and a history of mental disorders, was taken into custody and charged with First-Degree Murder
Due to the courts' recent rulings, Massachusetts now requires parole eligibility of 15 to 25 years after a first-degree murder
conviction, which is the same period for a second-degree murder conviction.
On May 3, a 21-year-old male was arrested and charged with First-Degree Murder
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled in two cases in which 17-year-olds were convicted of first-degree murder
, which in Massachusetts carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without the chance for parole.
An appeals court has upheld the first-degree murder
convictions of two Palmdale men for the 2003 slaying of a young woman who was gunned down to keep her from reporting that she had been gang-raped after passing out during a party at an Avenue S apartment.
Andrea Cobb was found guilty May 14 of the attempted first-degree murder
of her estranged girlfriend, Joyce Anderson.
is on trial on a first-degree murder
charge in the July 2011 slaying of Francis P.
CALIFORNIA CITY -- A California City ex-convict accused of killing another ex-convict faces up to 81 years to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder
charges were dropped in exchange for his plea.
has pleaded not guilty to a charge of first-degree murder
in the killing of the 52-year-old Mr.
Karcher was convicted of first-degree murder
for a 1993 slaying in Orange County and received a life sentence, prison officials said.
Meanwhile, Chastity Pasley, one of two women charged in the case, pleaded guilty December 23 to being an accessory after the fact to first-degree murder
Four were found guilty of murder, but only one was convicted of first-degree murder
and sentenced to the mandatory term of life imprisonment without parole.