Wednesday's testimony in the double-homicide case against Brad Gillespie saw 10 witnesses take the stand, many of whom were deemed experts. Last witness before the lunch break was Zachary Deal, an inmate in Allen Correctional Institute who had shared a cell with Gillespie while at the Putnam County Jail.
Witnesses recognized all seven accused allegedly involved in the murder of Mohammed Ayyub during test identification parade before an executive magistrate on Tuesday. Samir Shaikh, who was with Ayyub when the cow vigilantes had beat him to death was also present at the identification and helped mark the accused.
A former Gladstone police sergeant accused in a 2011 murder-for-hire plot involving his wife visited one of his co-defendant's at least once a week, always in uniform, and would let himself into her home unannounced, according to testimony Thursday. Benton, Campbell and Campbell's son, Jason Jaynes, have all been charged separately in the death of Debbie Higbee Benton, who was found shot, beaten and strangled inside her Gladstone beauty salon on May 28, 2011.
BRATTLEBORO >> The trial for a Townshend woman accused of killing two men in November 2014 has been delayed again. New attorneys for Robin O'Neill, 63, are asking Windham Superior Court Judge Katherine Hayes to give them more time to depose experts and witnesses before going to trial. The Vermont State Police responded to 110 Abbey Road in Townshend on Nov. 18 after receiving a phone call at 9 p.m. that someone had "just shot and killed her boyfriend and his son" at the residence.
A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed questions about whether long-delayed automated safety technology could have prevented tragedy. People pulled chunks of concrete off pinned and bleeding victims, passengers kicked out windows and crawled to safety, and cries and screams could be heard in the wreckage at the station just across the Hudson River from New York City as emergency workers rushed to reach commuters in the tangle of twisted metal and dangling wires.
The Jehovah's Witnesses maintain that Jesus was Michael the archangel prior to his coming to Earth: "Scriptural evidence indicates that the name Michael applied to God's Son before he left heaven to become Jesus Christ and also after his return" (Aid to Bible Understanding, Watchtower Bible & Tract Society, 1971, 1152).
A Faulkner County judge denied a defense attorney's request to quash the prosecuting attorney's subpoena power in a murder case against a 19 year old. John Kennedy, one of murder suspect Hunter Drexler's attorneys, said the defense wanted the judge to quash the prosecutor's subpoena power to avoid harassing the defense's witnesses.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a number of thefts from cars at an apartment complex in Douglas. They say a number of items have been taken from vehicles parked at Spectrum Apartments between Monday, September 26 and Tuesday, September 27. A man who spent six weeks in jail after what were thought to be class A drugs turned out to be anabolic steroids is threatening to sue police.
Train 1614 was pulling into Hoboken Terminal, and something was terribly wrong. It had seemed like a typical rush-hour commute on the Pascack Valley Line -- until the New Jersey Transit train barreled into the station on Track 5 on Thursday morning. Brian Klein, whose train got to the station after the crash, told the Wall Street Journal that transit police first told passengers on his train to go to the waiting room, "then quickly started yelling, 'Just get out, we don't know if the building is going to hold.'"
Windsor police have arrested a 28-year-old man and charged him with attempted murder after an elderly woman was stabbed multiple times on Ottawa Street. At approximately 4:45 p.m, officers from the Emergency Service Unit observed the 28-year-old suspect walking in the area of Devonshire and Wyandotte Street East and placed him under arrest.
Lamu West MP Julius Ndegwa has been warned against threatening witnesses in a corruption case he is facing. Mombasa Chief Magistrate Julius Nang'ea said the court would issue "adverse orders" against the MP if he continues to make threats to witnesses or officers of the court. Mr Muteti told the court that the MP accosted an Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission officer after a previous court session and spoke words that were viewed as threatening.
Witnesses have explained rescuing injured people from the train after the crash at Hoboken station in New Jersey. He and some others managed to rescue two people through a window on the train, but explained that the ceiling beams looked like they were going to cave in, and there were live wires with water dripping, making it dangerous.