Thursday, 18th August 2022

Alabama executes 75-year-old inmate convicted of 1982 murder

Convicted murderer Tommy Arthur is executed in Alabama on Friday.


9 Mar 2019
Three years after an illegal car race downtown Berlin ended in tragedy, one of the perpetrators has broken his silence during a murder retrial. Marvin N. has said the death of a man will "always haunt him."
28 Apr 2019
A German-Russian woman has been convicted of grand larceny and other felonies for bankrolling a lavish lifestyle by claiming she was a German heiress. She could face five to 15 years in prison.
15 May 2019
The legislation sets the stage for a legal battle over the right to abortion that could end up in the Supreme Court. It comes as 14 states have sought to restrict abortion in a bid to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
20 Jun 2019
3 men in Kenya convicted of 2015 Garissa University attack that killed 148 people.
20 Jun 2019
A self-proclaimed "self-help" expert has been convicted of running a secret society of "sex slaves." Prosecutors said that Keith Raniere brainwashed women, some of whom were branded with his initials.
6 Jul 2019
Prosecutors in Alabama have dropped manslaughter charges against a woman who lost her unborn child after she was shot in a fight. A grand jury indicted Marshae Jones after deciding that the shooter acted in self defense.
20 Jul 2019
DRC warlord dubbed 'The Terminator' convicted of war crimes.
30 Nov 2019
Three American men got their first taste of freedom this week after 36 years in jail. They were sentenced to life in prison in 1984 for the murder of a Baltimore teenager, a crime they didn't commit. But after much lobbying, their case was reviewed and they were finally set free. We find out more.
22 Dec 2019
A court in the Philippines has convicted 30 people for their roles in the country's worst political murders, including killing over 30 journalists. The convicts face lengthy jail terms.
31 Jan 2020
An FCT High Court sitting in Bwari, FCT, on Wednesday, dismissed a suit seeking the sack of Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege’s over allegations of perjury.
25 Feb 2020
Harvey Weinstein's conviction for rape has lit up social media - we take a look at some notable reactions.
22 Mar 2020
The men had delayed their execution four times after their conviction for raping and murdering a woman on a New Delhi bus in 2012. The case sparked a debate over capital punishment and women's safety in India.