The judge hearing Adrian Peterson’s child abuse case will not be removed from the proceedings, following a recusal hearing Wednesday. Retired Tarrant County Judge Jeff Walker decided that Judge Kelly Case would not be recused from hearing the case.
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has officially waived his formal arraignment and entered a plea of not guilty in a case accusing him of child abuse.
The judge hearing the Adrian Peterson child abuse case in Texas has declined to recuse himself after a motion was filed by prosecutors. Judge Kelly Case had called attorneys on both sides of the case “media whores,” but later recanted on the comment.
A motion was filed by prosecutors Wednesday at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Conroe, Texas to have a new judge assigned to the Adrian Peterson child abuse case. Peterson’s legal team are pushing the case forward, looking more likely that they want to leave it up to a jury in Conroe to decide if what Peterson did to his son was child abuse or discipline.
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is expected in court Wednesday to face child abuse charges stemming from an incident in May. Peterson’s lawyer said Tuesday, if a judge asks him for a plea, it will be not guilty.
A judge has split an upcoming clergy sex abuse trial against the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis and the Diocese of Winona into two separate phases.
Waukesha County prosecutors are asking that next week’s preliminary hearing be postponed for one of the two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing and nearly killing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man.
The Clay County attorney has disciplined two prosecutors who made derogatory comments about a jury on Facebook. KFGO-AM reports the assistant county attorneys posted the remarks after a jury found a man not guilty of sexual misconduct.
A prosecutor in southern Wisconsin will summarize evidence during a preliminary hearing for a former police officer accused of killing two women and hiding their remains in a pair of suitcases. Steven Zelich is due in Kenosha County Circuit Court Friday in the 2012 death of Jenny Gamez, of Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Both sides have rested in the case of a New Brighton woman charged with aiding her husband in the killing of a neighbor. Paula Zumberge, 50, and her husband Neal, 57, were expected to take the stand on Wednesday when her defense attorneys began presenting their case. But after two days of prosecution witnesses and testimony, defense attorney Gary Wolf felt strongly that the state hadn’t proved its case beyond a reasonable doubt.
Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura launched Tuesday a public relations campaign to explain why he filed the high-profile defamation suit he won last week. In a wide ranging interview on WCCO Radio, and in an online video on Ora.tv, Ventura repeatedly said the lawsuit was not about the money; it was about clearing his name.
One of two 12-year-old Wisconsin girls charged as an adult with stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character has been found mentally unable to stand trial. A judge declared the girl incompetent Friday and ordered her committed for treatment.
Jesse Ventura spoke out this week after winning a defamation lawsuit against a best-selling book author. The former Minnesota governor says he’s “rejuvenated” by the victory in federal court Tuesday.
An attorney for former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he thinks a jury acted fairly in awarding Ventura $1.8 million in his defamation case against slain military sniper Chris Kyle.
The son of a Minnesota woman who died after eating tainted peanut butter hopes a trial in Georgia sends a message to food manufacturers that there can be serious consequences for peddling contaminated food.