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  • Life or Death Scott Peterson Courttv blog

    12/13/2004 6:03:33 AM PST · by runningbear · 1,077 replies · 9,278+ views
    Courttv.com ^ | 12/10/04
    START OF THE MONDAY QUARTERBACKING DECISION:Courttv Blog4:00 p.m. PT In an apparent move to avoid the crowd of reporters and citizens outside the courthouse, the jurors are taken out of court through an underground parking garage instead of their usual exit on the sidewalk. Beth Karas and I are standing outside the garage when the two sheriff's vans pull out. I can see the Teamster seated in the front passenger seat of the first van. A photographer from the Modesto Bee is standing with us and he begins taking photos. The court officer driving the first van slams on the...
  • What will death row be like for Peterson? (From someone on death row)

    12/13/2004 5:04:17 PM PST · by BJungNan · 160 replies · 7,352+ views
    GoGov ^ | Michael Hunter
    What will death row be like for Peterson? A considerable amount of mail flows into my cell from people out there in the world asking what it's really like living day-to-day on San Quentin's Death Row. I'm always tempted to quip, its's a hell f a lot better than dying here. But then I really don't know if that's true -- yet. I answer every letter even if the writer is rapidly pro-death penalty. It's easy for me to understand their attraction to the concept of killing convicted murderers. In the abstract, the death penalty has an elegant Newtonian --...
  • Jury Recommends Execution for Peterson

    12/13/2004 3:59:13 PM PST · by No Surrender Monkey · 50 replies · 2,355+ views
    AP ^ | Mon, Dec 13, 2004 | BRIAN SKOLOFF
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - A jury decided Monday that Scott Peterson (news - web sites) should be executed for murdering his pregnant wife, Laci, whose Christmas Eve disappearance two years ago was the opening act in a legal drama that captivated the nation. A cheer went up outside the courtroom as the jury announced its decision after 11 1/2 hours of deliberations over three days. The jury had two options in deciding the 32-year-old former fertilizer salesman's fate: life in prison without parole or death by injection. Peterson clenched his jaw when the verdict was read and leaned over to...
  • Peterson decision at 1:30 PST! (Decision is in-Sentence is DEATH)

    12/13/2004 11:38:45 AM PST · by kcvl · 536 replies · 35,818+ views
    Fox News...
  • Peterson jury reaches verdict

    12/13/2004 1:23:36 PM PST · by PeterFinn · 232 replies · 10,072+ views
    ABC News ^ | 12/13/2004 | ABC News
    Dec. 13, 2004 — Jurors have reached a decision in the sentencing recommendation for Scott Peterson in the slayings of his pregnant wife, Laci, and their unborn son.
  • Peterson's Mother Takes Stand

    12/08/2004 4:07:47 PM PST · by stm · 50 replies · 1,211+ views
    FNC ^ | 08 Dec 04 | AP
    I freakin' love it......"He's an exceptional young man and he's my son," she said. "I know he's not perfect ... but he is genuinely a loving, caring, nurturing, kind, gentle person.".....to everyone except his 9 month pregnat wife and unborn child that is....he killed them in cold blood. Apart from that small detail he's a wonderful person!!! A frail-looking Jackie Peterson (search) tearfully pleaded with jurors Wednesday to spare her son's life, saying that "if you were to take Scott away from us ... we would lose a whole family." "It would be like Laci never existed," she said, crying...
  • Witnesses: Jury Wrongly Convicted Peterson

    12/07/2004 6:15:31 AM PST · by crushelits · 725 replies · 7,548+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | Tuesday, December 07, 2004 | AP
    Witnesses: Jury Wrongly Convicted Peterson REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — In tearful testimony, Scott Peterson's (search) family and friends pleaded with jurors to spare his life, contending that he was mistakenly convicted of killing his pregnant wife, Laci.Defense witnesses have already testified that Peterson sang to seniors on Sundays, distributed food and clothes in Tijuana and that he was a good friend and loving son.On the fifth day of the trial's penalty phase, Peterson's relatives questioned the jury's verdict."I don't believe he's guilty," said his uncle, John Lathamke to see him die. It would tear our family apart."But jurors showed no expression, some...
  • Peterson jurors face wrenching choice, but may have minds made up about punishment

    11/27/2004 10:52:10 AM PST · by SmithL · 8 replies · 670+ views
    AP ^ | 11/27/4 | PAUL ELIAS
    SAN FRANCISCO -- He was a philandering husband convicted of the shocking murder of his young and very pregnant wife. His name wasn't Scott Peterson, though. It was Todd Garton, and in 2001, a California jury said he deserved to die. "I signed the document that the jury found for death and I think about that a lot," said Fred Castagna, who served as jury foreman. "It was emotional during deliberations, but I don't lose sleep over it." If the experience of Castagna and others involved in death penalty cases is any guide, the jurors in Peterson's murder trial will...
  • WHATEVER HAPPENED TO...........??

    04/16/2002 12:12:50 PM PDT · by EggsAckley · 16 replies · 226+ views
    April16, 2002 | EggsAckley
    I haven't seen anything lately about some stories that SHOULD still be turning up in the news.Whatever happened in the Robert Blake murder case? Last I heard, they were ready to charge someone, (Blake, I think.) And how about the windshield-hit-and-run driver? Haven't heard a word about her. And Condit declared that he wouldn't go to the Grand Jury right now, postponing it for later. Who gets to do that? Certainly not you or me!
  • Arrest Watch:Developments in Blake Murder, Media Intrigue Around House, L.A. Press Waits..

    04/18/2002 4:42:39 PM PDT · by codebreaker · 15 replies · 269+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | April 18, 2002 | Matt Drudge
    Nothing except the headline, developing..Almost 5 PM Pacific time-If the press was tipped off it should happen soon.
  • Robert Blake Arrested or charged w/ murder

    04/18/2002 4:50:35 PM PDT · by Lokibob · 139 replies · 609+ views
    KSL channel5 | 18 april 02 | self
    I just heard on TV news that Robert Blake has been arrested or charged with the murder of his wife.
  • ***Live Thread -- LAPD - Blake News Conference

    04/18/2002 9:04:18 PM PDT · by Howlin · 191 replies · 194+ views
    MSNBC, FOX, CNN | April 19, 2002
    Let's all have some late night fun, discussing the upcoming hearing and trial!
  • Robert Blake and the Murder of Bonny Lee Bakley

    04/19/2002 11:06:22 AM PDT · by ppaul · 27 replies · 2,210+ views
    Crime/Punishment.about.com ^ | 4/19/02 | Bill Bickel
    On the evening of May 4, 2001, actor Robert Blake (Baretta, In Cold Blood) and his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, ate dinner at an Italian restaurant in the Studio City section of Los Angeles. Afterward, according to Blake, the couple walked the block and a half to their car, whereupon Blake realized he'd left his gun inside the restaurant -- a gun he was carrying because Bakley believed her life was in danger. Blake left Bakley in the car and walked back to the restaurant. Nobody in the restaurant remembers Blake actually retrieving anything: He apparently drank a glass of...
  • Cops: Blake's Gun Used to Kill Wife

    04/21/2002 11:46:28 AM PDT · by EggsAckley · 64 replies · 724+ views
    NY Daily News Online ^ | 4/21/02 | Jim Crogan and Maki Becker
    Cops: Blake's Gun Was Used in Wife's DeathBy JIM CROGAN in Los Angeles and MAKI BECKER in New York Daily News Writers The gun that Los Angeles cops say was used to kill Robert Blake's wife has been traced back to the actor, police sources have told the Daily News. The serial number on the murder weapon, a .38-caliber Walther PPK handgun, had been filed off. But using techniques straight out of the CBS show "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation," forensic sleuths were able to read the number and trace the gun to Blake, the sources said. Robert Blake did the...
  • Stuntmen who worked with Blake claim he solicited them to kill wife, defense lawyer says

    04/24/2002 3:47:43 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 2 replies · 209+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 4-24-02 | LINDA DEUTSCH, AP Special Correspondent
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) --  Two stuntmen who worked on the "Baretta" television series with Robert Blake are expected to testify that he tried to hire them to kill his wife, Blake's lawyer said Wednesday.</p> <p>Gary McLarty and Ronald "Duffy" Hambleton will probably be key witnesses in Blake's murder trial, according to attorney Harland Braun and another source close to the case who spoke on condition of anonymity.</p>
  • Blake's bodyguard leaves shopping list of stuff to kill Bakely

    05/02/2002 10:54:31 AM PDT · by mhking · 21 replies · 256+ views
    Just when we were starting to think that Earle Caldwell may actually have been dumb enough to keep a laundry list of items needed to whack Bakley, Blake's bodyguard and his lawyer have helpfully explained the need for those shovels, old rugs, Drano, and "25 Auto." This declaration from Detective Ronald Ito--along with a copy of the note found in Caldwell's Jeep--was filed yesterday (5/1) in L.A. Superior Court. (4 pages)     < 1 2 3 4 >  
  • Genius Poster Needed!!

    05/02/2002 7:25:28 PM PDT · by mlmr · 27 replies · 339+ views
    mlmr
    Would someone post the story and picture about Robert Blake not Being able to read that is on Black Sheep News? I found it to be an interesting picture. He almost looks like a woman in the picture, bad facelift I think. Someone said there was some speculation about whether he had a relationship with his body guard. Is this true?
  • Robert Blake (Baretta) Defense Lawyers Win Later Hearing Date - New Evidence!

    08/27/2002 5:18:19 PM PDT · by Shermy · 22 replies · 297+ views
    Channel 2 Los Angeles ^ | July 27, 2002
    LOS ANGELES -- A judge granted defense lawyers a later hearing date of Nov. 13 for the preliminary hearing for Robert Blake and his bodyguard. The two are charged in the shooting death of the actor's wife on May 4, 2001. Lawyers for Blake and his bodyguard joined forces Monday to demand that their preliminary hearing be postponed until November, saying they are overwhelmed by evidence just disclosed by prosecutors in the murder case. The attorneys said newly disclosed evidence includes a taped conversation between Blake's slain wife, Bonny Lee Bakley, and an unidentified person she was encouraging to murder...
  • Calif. Supreme Court Considers Bail for Blake

    10/04/2002 9:53:49 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 2 replies · 251+ views
    Reuters ^ | 10/3/03
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The California Supreme Court has ordered Los Angeles' sheriff to explain why actor Robert Blake should not have a bail hearing before going on trial for the May 4, 2001 murder of his wife, Bonnie Lee Bakley. The high court ordered the sheriff's department, which runs the county jails and investigated the murder, to show the trial court the evidence supporting a special charge of "lying in wait" against the 69-year-old former star of the "Baretta" crime-fighting TV series. The special charge makes Blake ineligible for bail. The justices ordered the sheriff's department to show "whether...
  • ATTENTION FOX NEWS: THE ROBERT BLAKE HEARING IS NOT NEWS!

    02/26/2003 11:01:40 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 9 replies · 418+ views
    Fox News, I love ya. I watch ya. You're the best.Now, to the person(s) responsible for the coverage of this Blake hearing:THIS ISN'T NEWS. IT IS BORING. WE SAW THIS THE FIRST TIME: WHEN IT WAS CALLED THE "O.J. SIMPSON TRIAL!! Get back to covering some real news, please.
  • Blake handyman formally released; $1 million bail refunded

    11/17/2003 5:24:26 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 157+ views
    Sac Bee ^ | 11/17/03 | Linda Deutsch - AP
    <p>LOS ANGELES (AP) - Robert Blake's handyman was formally released from the actor's murder case Monday and his $1 million bail was refunded to Blake after the prosecution declined to appeal the dismissal of a conspiracy charge against Earle Caldwell.</p>
  • TODAYS SATIRICAL NEWS HEADLINES -- APRIL 19, 2002

    04/19/2002 1:41:13 PM PDT · by Apolitical · 580+ views
    Iconoclast.ca (Top Headlines section) ^ | April 19, 2002 | The Iconoclast
    O.J. SIMPSON SAYS HE CAN'T PAY LAWYERS' $204,000 OWED THEM FROM CUSTODY BATTLE FOR HIS CHILDREN. INSISTS HE'S BROKE, AFTER SPENDING ALL HIS MONEY ON HUNT FOR 'REAL KILLERS' OF NICOLE SIMPSON AND RON BROWN. Celebrity murder suspect, O.J. Simpson, photographed at the height of his fame "I'll get those killers yet," insisted a determined O.J. at a hastily-organized press conference held in the decrepit offices of his P.R. firm which hasn't been paid for years. "It's eaten up all my savings, but I won't give up the search until the real murderers of Nicole are brought to justice!" Mr....
  • O.J. Advises Blake: Keep Your Mouth Shut

    04/20/2002 8:11:10 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 22 replies · 317+ views
    NEWSMAX ^ | 4/20/02 | Limbacher
    Acquitted double murderer O.J. Simpson has some words of advice for "Baretta" TV star and accused wife killer Robert Blake: Keep your mouth shut. O.J. weighed in on Blake's plight through his lawyer, Yale Galanter, who told reporters Friday that his client sympathized with the ex-TV star. Simpson recommended to Blake, "Follow your lawyer's advice and keep your mouth shut," Galanter said. "Simpson totally believes in the jury system," the Juice's attorney told the New York Daily News. "And he believes that if he follows his lawyer's advice, he can get a fair shake." Aside from passing along the friendly...
  • O.J. No Longer ’100 Percent Sure’ He is Innocent

    10/18/2002 5:40:38 AM PDT · by RedBloodedAmerican · 71 replies · 371+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 10.16.02 | Andy Borowitz
    Calls Johnnie Cochran’s recent statements ‘thought provoking’ Days after former O. J. Simpson defense attorney Johnnie Cochran said on MSNBC that he is “about 90 percent” certain that his client was innocent, Mr. Simpson today said that his attorney had planted “fresh seeds of doubt” in his own mind. “FOR YEARS, I’VE BEEN pretty sure that I did not murder my wife,” Simpson said today at a golf course in Boca Raton, Fla., where he was taking a rare break from searching for the real killers of his wife. “But if Johnnie’s not 100 percent sure, I’m like, hey, maybe...
  • Simpson's daughter calls 911 to complain about him.

    01/30/2003 3:02:34 AM PST · by prisoner6 · 87 replies · 3,839+ views
    Miami Hearld ^ | 01/30/03 | DAVID GREEN AND TERE FIGUERAS
    Simpson's daughter calls 911 to complain about himBy DAVID GREEN AND TERE FIGUERASdgreen@herald.comO.J. Simpson's teenage daughter placed a tearful 911 call after a quarrel with her famous father this month -- complaining about her father's attitude and asking if it constituted abuse, said Miami-Dade police.Sydney Simpson, 17, phoned police from the Kendall home she shares with her father and 14-year-old brother at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 18, according to the one-page incident report.In the brief and often unintelligible 911 call, Sydney, 17, an honor student at Gulliver Prep in Coral Gables, sobbed while describing her father as an unloving ''a------''. She...
  • Spector hires OJ's lawyer for murder case

    02/04/2003 3:26:33 PM PST · by MadIvan · 13 replies · 511+ views
    The Times ^ | February 5, 2003 | Chris Ayres
    PHIL SPECTOR, the record producer charged with murder, has employed O. J. Simpson’s lawyer to lead his defence. Robert Shapiro, who secured a not guilty verdict for Mr Simpson, was asked to represent Mr Spector shortly after his release on bail of $1 million (£600,000) yesterday. Mr Simpson, a former American football star, was acquitted of double murder in 1995. Mr Spector, 62, was charged after police found the body of a woman at his mock château in Alhambra, a wealthy suburb of Los Angeles. She had been shot dead. The police named the victim as Lana Clarkson, 40, an...
  • Irrelevant, who me?

    02/15/2003 5:10:54 AM PST · by ShelleyAa · 2 replies · 244+ views
    Being irrelevant is the key The saying, “You can fool some of the people, some of the time, but not all the people all of the time,” use to be applicable. With O.J., Clinton and now Saddam’s defenses, never has the world’s moral compass become so tilted. Finally, comes the realization that the word IS to many, is not really IS. As many embrace the “all is relevant,” defense, facts become irrelevant. So what if O.J. was found guilty in civil court, Clinton was impeached and Saddam is in material breach. What one must realize, being irrelevant is the key....
  • O.J. Simpson Reality Show Planned

    04/23/2003 6:01:39 PM PDT · by RoseyT · 1 replies · 340+ views
    AOL News/AP | 4/23/03 | The Associated Press
    O.J. Simpson Reality Show Planned .c The Associated Press MIAMI (AP) - O.J. Simpson could become the star of a new reality television show that would be centered around snippets of his appearances at hip-hop concerts. But his lawyer says there's one problem: Simpson hasn't been approached by the companies that are planning to create the show. ``He's not in a show,'' Simpson's attorney Yale Galander said Wednesday. ``They can't have a reality TV show and call it the OJ Simpson TV show without our involvement.'' Urban Television Network Corporation, a Fort Worth-based satellite and cable channel, and Miami production...
  • Hammer Time (Kobe Bryant, not Tom DeLay)

    07/27/2003 10:20:43 AM PDT · by Tall_Texan · 2 replies · 455+ views
    ESPN.com ^ | 07-25-03 | Ralph Wiley
    If you are looking for justice, you can find it in the Kobe Case. You just can't find it depending on trial by jury. Trial by jury is perhaps the No. 1 example of defeating justice that we know of. How else can you explain a scenario where O.J. Simpson walks on his beef, and Kobe Bryant might do time on his? Real justice comes from somewhere beyond trial by jury; justice comes from a higher authority -- God, if you will, who some lost wag said claimed it for Himself back when. "Vengeance is Mine, sayeth the Lord." And...
  • O.J. Simpson expresses sympathy for Scott Peterson

    08/23/2003 6:23:52 AM PDT · by friendly · 37 replies · 361+ views
    CNN.com (Reuters) ^ | August 22, 2003 | Staff Writers
    Former football star O.J. Simpson, who was found liable for the murder of his wife in a civil trial, expressed sympathy in an interview released Friday for Scott Peterson, who is accused of killing his pregnant wife. "Look at Scott Peterson," Simpson told Playboy Magazine. "Ask anyone in America about him. They'll say the guy is guilty. But we haven't heard one shred of evidence." Fertilizer salesman Peterson of Modesto, California, is accused of killing his wife Laci last Christmas Eve and dumping her body into the San Francisco Bay. A preliminary hearing in the case starts next month. In...
  • DirecTV Accuses O.J. Simpson of Piracy

    03/08/2004 1:05:42 PM PST · by jpthomas · 14 replies · 194+ views
    AP via All Headline News ^ | March 8, 2004 3:41 p.m. EST | AP staff
    MIAMI - DirecTV is accusing O.J. Simpson of pirating its satellite television signal. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in federal court in Miami, the company demanded the former football star pay DirecTV $20,000. Federal agents removed satellite TV equipment from Simpson's house in the Miami neighborhood of Kendall during a search in 2001. DirecTV alleges the devices were "bootloaders," for unscrambling the company's signals. Simpson attorney Yale Galanter was in court Monday and did not immediately return a call for comment.
  • O. J. Simpson says he's angry at slain ex-wife

    06/04/2004 12:44:41 AM PDT · by sarcasm · 59 replies · 3,388+ views
    Seattle Times ^ | June 4, 2004
    LOS ANGELES — Ten years after the double murder for which he was acquitted, O.J. Simpson says he is angry at slain ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and hopes to star in a new TV reality show. "There are times I am angry at her," the NFL Hall of Famer said in comments Fox News Channel aired last night. "There are things that she could be doing with the kids better than I, you know? When it's emotional stuff, especially with my daughter, I am angry with her. I am angry that she found herself hanging out with the group of...
  • OJ Simpson; Blames Nicole, Supports Michael Jackson, No Remorse...

    06/04/2004 7:16:04 AM PDT · by PatriotEdition · 29 replies · 549+ views
    June 4, 2004 -- LOS ANGELES — In an interview marking the 10th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson's murder, O.J. Simpson virtually blames his ex-wife for her own slaying, declares Kobe Bryant and Jacko innocent, appears to mock the idea of date rape — and plugs his own tacky reality-TV show. The disgraced grid legend makes the offhanded comments in a TV interview with Fox News Channel's Greta Van Susteren. Speaking about how he's handled the anniversary of his wife's slaying, Simpson says he's "angry" with Nicole for keeping an unsavory social set in 1994 — the year a knife-wielding...
  • OJ yet to find ex-wife's killer

    06/11/2004 8:29:32 PM PDT · by Bubba_Leroy · 24 replies · 228+ views
    theaustralian.com ^ | June 12, 2004 | Robert Lusetich
    AFTER years of searching Florida's golf courses, OJ Simpson has yet to find his ex-wife's killer. Today is the 10th anniversary of the murders of Nicole Brown, 35, and Ron Goldman, 25, a waiter at a once hip, now defunct restaurant who was returning spectacles she left at the eatery and was then butchered, probably as he interrupted the killer who slashed Brown's throat so deeply her head was almost severed. Simpson - who vowed never to rest until he found the "real killer" - was a prominent black gridiron player turned broadcaster and actor, so the deaths were front-page...
  • Channeling Bush: Saddam and OJ

    10/07/2004 2:27:16 PM PDT · by RightOnTheLeftCoast · 14 replies · 380+ views
    WebCommentary.com ^ | 7 October 2004 | Scott Jordan
    Channeling Bush: Saddam and OJ Put yourself in the Chief Executive's place. What if OJ Simpson were the dictator of Iraq? Conjecture the following: OJ Simpson's latest girlfriend is found with her head hacked off. OJ denies doing it and further denies owning any knives. Detectives are allowed into his mansion. There is reason to suspect that just before they enter every room, someone scurries stuff out the other door. In any case, no knives are found. Eventually OJ kicks the detectives out. OJ continues to deny having any knives but will not provide documentary proof beyond rehashing his old...
  • OJ to Goldman Father: Up yours! I've got a golf game

    11/23/2004 11:02:02 AM PST · by uncitizen · 92 replies · 3,229+ views
    Fox News Dayside | 11/23/04 | uncitizen
    Just shown on Dayside, a video of OJ speaking to reporters, wherein he looks into the camera and mocks Fred Goldman; saying something to the affect of: You looking for your $33million Fred? Don't bother me, i've got a golf game to make. Goldman wants the $33mil that was awarded him in the civil trial.
  • Peterson defense seeks new jury, county for penalty phase

    11/17/2004 5:13:28 PM PST · by SmithL · 18 replies · 543+ views
    AP ^ | 11/17/4 | BRIAN SKOLOFF
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Scott Peterson's defense lawyers want to seat a new jury in another county to weigh whether Peterson deserves to die for the murders of his pregnant wife and the fetus she carried, according to a motion filed Wednesday. Defense lawyer Mark Geragos filed the motion in San Mateo County Superior Court. The details will not be made public until after Judge Alfred A. Delucchi reviews the file Monday morning before the scheduled start of the penalty phase. The 32-year-old former fertilizer salesman was convicted Friday on one count of first-degree murder in the death of...
  • Peterson Seeks New Jury for Penalty Phase

    11/18/2004 6:30:31 AM PST · by Tarpaulin · 4 replies · 360+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | BRIAN SKOLOFF, Associated Press
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Scott Peterson (news - web sites)'s attorney wants a new jury in a different county to decide whether the former fertilizer salesman gets the death penalty or life in prison without parole for killing his wife and the fetus she carried. Defense lawyer Mark Geragos made the request in a motion filed Wednesday in San Mateo County Superior Court. The details will not be made public until after Judge Alfred A. Delucchi reviews the file before the scheduled start of the penalty phase Monday morning, which could now be delayed. The motion marks the second time...
  • Peterson trial cost nearly $2.5 million

    11/18/2004 2:13:39 PM PST · by LouAvul · 14 replies · 479+ views
    modbee ^ | 11-18-04
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The cost to investigate, arrest and prosecute Scott Peterson for the murder of his pregnant wife, Laci, has reached nearly $2.5 million so far, and state taxpayers might have to pick up the tab. Estimating that the costs could reach $5 million with appeals, Republican state Sen. Jeff Denham said he will introduce a bill when the Legislature convenes next month to get the state to cover 100 percent of the bills. Authorities in Stanislaus County and Modesto, where Scott and Laci Peterson lived, have spent about $2.1 million so far. San Mateo County, where the...
  • :Do you think Scot Peterson will get the Death Penalty?

    11/20/2004 7:21:35 PM PST · by BellStar · 56 replies · 1,901+ views
    Jarbo Bayou Times ^ | 11/20/04 | JBT
    Please Freep this poll!Do you think Scot Peterson will get the Death Penalty?
  • Peterson could have view of bay where wife, child found

    11/21/2004 2:27:45 PM PST · by LouAvul · 21 replies · 895+ views
    modbee ^ | 11-21-04
    SACRAMENTO (AP) - Scott Peterson could spend his remaining years catching glimpses of the bay where he launched his boat on Christmas Eve 2002, not far from where the bodies of his pregnant wife and unborn child eventually floated to shore. Now convicted of their murders, Peterson will be transported to San Quentin State Prison overlooking San Francisco Bay if the jury recommends a death sentence following a hearing that begins Monday. Cell doors on two of the three units at San Quentin look past walkways patrolled by rifle-toting guards, out at the same water that doomed Peterson when jurors...
  • Peterson May Join 'The Qs' Infamous Death Row

    11/22/2004 5:44:14 AM PST · by runningbear · 167 replies · 6,169+ views
    KTVU TV ^ | 11/22/04
    Peterson May Join 'The Qs' Infamous Death Row SAN QUENTIN -- If Scott Peterson is condemned to die he would become the latest addition to a San Quentin Death Row that already houses serial killer Richard Ramirez, known as the Night Stalker, Richard Allen Davis, the killer of Polly Klaas, David Carpenter, the Trailside Killer, and recently arrived Cary Stayner. Ironically, Peterson could also catch an occasional glimpse across the San Francisco Bay waters of the spot where he launched his boat on Christmas Eve 2002, not far from where the bodies of his pregnant wife and unborn child eventually...
  • Peterson Judge Reschedules Penalty Phase

    11/22/2004 12:01:25 PM PST · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 4 replies · 377+ views
    TBO ^ | Nov 22, 2004 | Brian Skoloff
    The judge in the Scott Peterson murder trial denied defense motions Monday for a new jury and a new venue for the penalty phase of the case, and rescheduled the process to begin Nov. 30. The penalty phase had been set to begin Monday, 10 days after Peterson was found guilty of first-degree murder for killing Laci Peterson and second-degree murder for killing her fetus. Jurors must choose between a life sentence or execution. "We're going to have to go with this jury," Judge Alfred A. Delucci said in rejecting the defense arguments. Defense lawyer Mark Geragos argued that a...
  • The Fallacy and Sheer Stupidity of Roe Vs Wade -- Case in point, Scott Peterson

    11/22/2004 4:34:23 PM PST · by cpforlife.org · 58 replies · 4,022+ views
    Abortions -- The Truth ^ | 11-20-04 | Frank Joseph, M.D.
    Scott Peterson has been found guilty on two counts of murder in the deaths of his wife, Laci and unborn son, Conner. Because of California's fetal homicide law, Scott Peterson was convicted of a double Homicide. This is driving Planned Parenthood, NARAL (National Abortion Rights Action League and NOW (National Organization of Women) absolutely batty. How could this be possible, they lament, since it is lawful to kill unborn children right up to term? I certainly can understand their plight, but I must say that I am relishing in it. They were told by the Supreme Court that since no...
  • Legalities hold site captive (Scott Peterson cannot sell Laci's home)

    11/20/2004 6:23:36 AM PST · by LouAvul · 25 replies · 790+ views
    modbee ^ | 11-20-04
    It was where she planned to start a family, and where prosecutors say he killed her. And now that a jury has convicted Scott Peterson of murdering his pregnant wife and unborn son, questions swirl around what will become of the couple's Covena Avenue home in Modesto. Once the site of media stakeouts, 24-hour police surveillance and impromptu shrines for Laci Peterson and the son the couple planned to name Conner, the house now lies at the heart of a legal morass involving criminal convictions, lawsuits and a loan. The single-story 1,770-square-foot home in the La Loma neighborhood was the...
  • Stanislaus County Superior Court judge seals Laci Peterson autopsy

    05/16/2003 6:16:00 AM PDT · by runningbear · 767 replies · 4,560+ views
    Stanislaus County Superior Court judge seals Laci Peterson autopsy Posted on Thu, May. 15, 2003 Stanislaus County Superior Court judge seals Laci Peterson autopsy MODESTO, Calif. (AP) - The autopsies of Laci Peterson and her unborn son were completed by the Contra Costa County coroner and sealed Thursday by a judge in Stanislaus County Superior Court, prosecutors said. The autopsies were completed sooner than expected, but it wasn't clear if a cause of death had been determined in the homicides. Jimmy Lee, a spokesman for the Contra Costa sheriff would not comment, but has said in the past that the...
  • Divers Search Bay Waters For Peterson Evidence

    05/17/2003 8:04:53 AM PDT · by runningbear · 475 replies · 648+ views
    KTVU News ^ | May 16th, 2003
    Divers Search Bay Waters For Peterson EvidenceDivers Search Bay Waters For Peterson Evidence POSTED: 7:50 a.m. PDT May 16, 2003 UPDATED: 2:54 p.m. PDT May 16, 2003 RICHMOND, Calif. -- Divers from several Bay Area law enforcement agencies and members of an FBI dive team joined police boats equipped with side-scan sonar Friday, searching the waters off Richmond for further evidence in the murder case of Laci Peterson and her unborn son, Connor. The search was taking place not far from where the bodies of the missing Modesto woman and her child were found washed up on the shore of...
  • The Laci Case Gets Weird

    05/21/2003 5:41:36 AM PDT · by runningbear · 1,068 replies · 859+ views
    CBS News ^ | May 20, 2003 | Andrew Cohen
    The Laci case gets weirdThe Laci Case Gets Weird May 20, 2003 Laci and Scott Peterson (AP / CBS) Amber Frey, the "other woman" in Scott Peterson's life, re-emerged Monday looking (and acting) eerily like Paula Jones. (CBS) Just when it seemed that the Scott Peterson capital murder case finally had settled into a rhythm of sense and stability it exploded into chaos and absurdity. What had been an increasingly orderly procession toward pretrial proceedings devolved instead over the weekend and Monday into a uniquely Californian freak show. It is as if the Gods of High-Profile Trials have spoken thus:...
  • Peterson Sports New Look; Prelim Set For July 16

    05/28/2003 5:46:12 AM PDT · by runningbear · 108 replies · 442+ views
    Peterson Sports New Look; Prelim Set For July 16addingPeterson Sports New Look; Prelim Set For July 16 POSTED: 2:30 p.m. PDT May 27, 2003 UPDATED: 4:44 p.m. PDT May 27, 2003 MODESTO, Calif. -- The judge overseeing the murder case of Scott Peterson ordered that police records of telephone calls made between Peterson and his lawyer and investigator earlier this year be turned over to his new defense attorney Mark Geragos. The Many Looks Of Scott Peterson Police listened in or recorded at least two of the 69 calls between Peterson and Modesto attorney Kirk McAllister as part of widespread...
  • Laci Peterson family seeks items from home

    05/29/2003 5:34:23 AM PDT · by runningbear · 1,176 replies · 363+ views
    The Fresno Bee ^ | Published Thursday, May 29, 2003, 4:15 AM | John Cote'
    Laci Peterson family seeks items from homeLaci Peterson family seeks items from home Relatives hire lawyers to retrieve wedding dress, baby crib, other personal belongings. By John Coté The Modesto Bee (Published Thursday, May 29, 2003, 4:15 AM) MODESTO -- Laci Peterson's family has hired attorneys in an attempt to retrieve her wedding dress, a baby crib and other personal items from her Modesto home, according to a statement released Wednesday. In the murder case against her husband, court documents made available Wednesday assert the defense team's contention that investigators violated the law by monitoring privileged communications and that Deputy...