George Burch will be sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Nicole Vanderheyden on Friday. A Brown County judge will only decide if Burch will ever have the chance at parole. VanderHeyden, a mother of three, was killed May 21, 2016, after leaving a downtown Green Bay bar. Her body was found in... Read More
CLEVELAND — Opening statements in the case of Christopher Whitaker, accused of killing 14-year-old Alianna DeFreeze last year, began Thursday morning. Whitaker, 44, is facing aggravated murder, rape, and kidnapping charges for Alianna’s death. He’s also charged with burglary, gross abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.
A murder trial began Monday for a woman accused of deliberately driving off a cliff in Hawaii and killing her identical twin sister. The 2016 crash was a tragic accident, Alexandria Duval’s defense attorney, Birney Bervar said in his opening statement. There’s reasonable doubt of any criminal behavior, he said. Authorities described the 2016 crash... Read More
Benjamin Scott Brewer faces thirteen charges in a deadly crash that happened on I-75 in Chattanooga. Six people, including two children, were killed and and twelve injured. Prosecutors say Brewer plowed into stopped traffic in June 2015. He gave a blood test on the scene. The results showed methamphetamine and amphetamine in his system, however... Read More