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College Student Amanda Knox Returns to US

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 9:00 pm (UTC-5)
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American college student Amanda Knox has returned to the United States as a free woman, one day after an appeals court in Perugia, Italy overturned her conviction for murder in the death of her roommate. A British Airways plane carrying the 24-year-old Knox and her family landed Tuesday at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Washington. At a […]

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Amanda Knox Murder Conviction is Overturned; Prosecutors Promise Appeal

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 10:00 am (UTC-5)
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American college student Amanda Knox is on her way home to the United States Tuesday, a free woman after a jury in Italy overturned her murder conviction. But the prosecution has voiced disbelief over the controversial ruling and has vowed to appeal the verdict to Italy’s highest criminal court, the Court of Cassation. Knox collapsed […]

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Amanda Knox Leaves Italy After Murder Conviction is Overturned

Posted October 4th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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American college student Amanda Knox boarded an airplane in Italy a free woman Tuesday enroute to the United States, after a jury in Italy overturned her murder conviction. Knox collapsed in tears and the courtroom erupted Monday evening when the court decision was read. Knox’s former Italian boyfriend and co-defendant, Raffaele Sollecito, also was exonerated […]

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Italian Jury Overturns Knox Murder Conviction

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 4:40 pm (UTC-5)
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A jury in Perugia, Italy has overturned the murder conviction of U.S. college student Amanda Knox and ordered her freed from prison. Knox collapsed in tears and the courtroom erupted Monday evening when the decision was read. Knox’s former Italian boyfriend and co-defendant, Raffaele Sollecito, also was exonerated and freed from prison. Knox was appealing […]

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Knox Closes Murder Conviction Appeal With Tearful Plea For Freedom

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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American student Amanda Knox made a final tearful plea for freedom in a Perugia courtroom Monday, as the Italian jury retired to consider its verdict in her appeal against her murder conviction. Knox fought back tears as she denied taking part in the crime that left her roommate, Meredith Kercher, half-naked and dead in a […]

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Knox Closes Murder Conviction Appeal With Tearful Plea For Freedom

Posted October 3rd, 2011 at 7:30 am (UTC-5)
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American student Amanda Knox made a final tearful plea for freedom in a Perugia courtroom Monday, as the Italian jury retired to consider its verdict in her appeal against her murder conviction. Knox fought back tears as she denied taking part in the crime that left her roommate, Meredith Kercher, half-naked and dead in a […]

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Knox Lawyers Begin Closing Arguments in Appeal

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 9:36 am (UTC-5)
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A defense lawyer for American student Amanda Knox has begun closing arguments in her appeal of a murder conviction for the death of her roommate in Italy. Attorney Carlo Dalla Vedova told the Perugia court Thursday that Knox has been “crucified” in the court of public opinion after prosecutors called her a “witch” and a […]

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Knox Lawyers Begin Closing Arguments in Appeal

Posted September 29th, 2011 at 7:20 am (UTC-5)
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A defense lawyer for American student Amanda Knox has begun closing arguments in her appeal of a conviction she killed her roommate in Italy. Knox has been sentenced to 26 years in prison for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher during alleged sex games that went wrong in Perugia. Knox’s then-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito […]

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Italian Lawyer Tells Appeal Court Knox Has Split Personality

Posted September 26th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A lawyer in the appeal trial for Amanda Knox against her murder conviction told an Italian court that the American student is “diabolical” and has a split personality. Carlo Bacelli, the lawyer for a man falsely accused by Knox, told the court Monday that her lie destroyed his client Patrick Lumumba’s image. Knox later withdrew […]

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Italian Prosecutors Make Closing Arguments in Knox Murder Appeal

Posted September 23rd, 2011 at 11:41 am (UTC-5)
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Prosecutors are demanding an Italian court reject an appeal by American Amanda Knox against her murder conviction — saying the court must ignore the massive media coverage of the case. During closing arguments Friday, the prosecution urged jurors to forget what it said was the pressure of an international press slanted in favor of the […]

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