Grand Jury

Missouri Lt. Governor Calls For Grand Jury In Maryville Rape Case
Nodaway County Sheriff Darren White said everyone involved in the case "tried to do everything they could to find justice for these young girls." He blamed the Colemans for not cooperating. Read more...
Brent Betterly, Brian Jacob Church, and Jared Chase (known together as the NATO 3) were brought in front of Judge Thaddeus Wilson on Tuesday, June 11th for another status hearing. They were accompanied by multiple sheriffs deputies and a court full of supporters watching closely over the proceedings. The proceedings provided more information on the Chicago cops failing to preserve their cell phones and text messages from the investigation, which appear to be significant pieces of evidence in the State’s politically motivated prosecution. The defense also introduced a couple more motions to dismiss charges. Read more...
Officials say that an inspector who checked a Philadelphia building prior to its collapse last week has committed suicide. The Department of Licenses and Inspections employee was found shot in a pickup truck. Read more...
May 22, 1979 - Verdicts & Executions.
May 22, 1979 - Verdicts & Executions. San Francisco erupts in night of violence after jury convicts Dan White of Voluntary Manslaughter, rather than Murder of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. Florida gets ready to execute John Spenkelink and Willie Darden, the first executions in the state since 1964. Canadian Parliamentary elections set with Pierre Elliot Trudeau facing Joe Clark in a neck-and-neck race. Gas rationing proves successful in California. And the Grand Jury meets to decide fate on Bert Lance. Read more...
April 24, 1998 - Yeltsin Gets His Way - McDougal Sits One Out - Firing Squads In Kigali.
April 24, 1998 - Yeltsin finally wins, gets Sergei Kiriyenko approved as new Prime Minister. First executions of convicted genocide perpetrators in Rwanda. Aid workers held hostage in Somalia released. Despite death of James Earl Ray, investigation of Martin Luther King assassination to continue. Merger talks and big promises from United Airlines and Delta Airlines. Labor disputes in Airline industry. Oj Simpson daughter Arnell busted on drunk driving in Los Angeles. Cost of Health Insurance premiums threaten to increase by double-digits. Read more...

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January 27, 1996 - Standoffs.
News of this day, January 27, 1996. Police standoff at the mansion of John DuPont. Stop-gap Spending Bill passes - Bill Clinton happy - Newt not. A third government shutdown averted, until March 15. Whitewater probe continues with questioning of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton during Grand Jury hearing. OJ Simpson Civil Suit trial on hold. Anticipation of Super Bowl XXX high. Read more...
Via: Seven Occupy protesters were indicted on felony charges by a grand jury in Houston on Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the district attorney's office says, in connection with their demonstration at the local port as part of a national day of Read more...
Newstalgia Reference Room - The Fifth Amendment And The Grand Jury - 1957
("The Olive Has Been Talking . . . ") It seems wiretapping has been a popular subject in legal circles for quite some time, if this special edition of Meet The Press from November 17, 1957 is any indication. This roundtable discussion Read more...
South Carolina Senate candidate Alvin Greene has been indicted on obscenity charges. Washington Post: Longshot U.S. Senate candidate Alvin Gree Read more...
As Susie noted earlier, Techcrunch is reporting that Pennsylvania Attorney General (and Republican candidate for Governor) Tom Corbett, in a classic " Read more...