Judge Approves Delay In Retrial Of Penalty Phase In Scott Peterson CaseA judge on Thursday continued until late April a status hearing in the renewed penalty phase of the 2004 murder trial of Scott Peterson.
California EDD Fraud Victims, Lawmakers Frustrated About Latest Unemployment Scam Involving PrisonersProsecutors believe more than $140 million in state benefits have been paid out to California prisoners. This comes on the heels of another big problem with unemployment insurance benefits from the California Employment Development Department (EDD).
Prosecutors: Over 35,000 Unemployment Claims Filed In Names Of Prison Convicts, Including Death Row Inmates Scott Peterson And Cary StaynerA California prosecutor says someone has filed an unemployment claim in the name of convicted murderer Scott Peterson.
Scott Peterson To Remain At San Quentin During Hearings For Possible RetrialA judge ruled Friday that convicted murderer Scott Peterson will stay at San Quentin instead of being transferred to the San Mateo County Jail for a possible retrial.
Scott Peterson Makes Remote Appearance In Redwood City Courtroom As Lawyers Push For RetrialConvicted murderer Scott Peterson made a remote appearance in San Mateo County Superior Court on Friday as he moved closer to a possible retrial of his case.
Scott Peterson Appears Remotely At Court Hearing; Prosecutors To Try Penalty Phase Of Murder TrialProsecutors in Stanislaus County confirmed Friday they plan to retry the penalty phase of the Scott Peterson murder trial.
Scott Peterson Lawyer Mark Geragos Knew Dangers Of 'Stealth Jurors' Going Into Murder TrialThe lawyer who represented convicted murderer Scott Peterson during his 2004 trial on Thursday said he recognized the danger of what he called "stealth jurors" during the high-profile case during an exclusive interview with KPIX.
Report: Scott Peterson Conviction To Be Reexamined In San Mateo CourtAccording to published reports, the case of convicted murderer Scott Peterson -- who was convicted of killing his wife Laci and their unborn son -- will be reexamined in a San Mateo County court due to a potential issue with a juror.
Scott Peterson Death Sentence Overturned By State Supreme Court; New Penalty Phase Trial OrderedMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, the California Supreme Court tossed out the death sentence of her husband, Scott Peterson, and ordered a new penalty phase trial.
State Supreme Court To Hear Scott Peterson's Death Sentence AppealMore than 15 years after the Christmas Eve murder of pregnant Modesto schoolteacher Laci Peterson grabbed national headlines, Scott Peterson's attorney will ask the California Supreme Court Tuesday to reverse his death sentence, claiming the media attention did not allow him a fair trial.
Gov. Newsom Calls Death Penalty 'A Failure'; Halts State ExecutionsThe clock stopped ticking Wednesday for more than 730 inmates housed on San Quentin's Death Row including Scott Peterson, Richard Allen Davis and Cary Stayner after Gov. Gavin Newsom officially signed a moratorium on executions.
PHOTOS: Work Crew Dismantles San Quentin's Death ChamberIt was a simple sentence posted on the door to San Quentin Prison's death chamber, but its impact sparked a debate across California and the nation.
Death Penalty Tossed In '83 Double Murder; Ruling May Affect Peterson CaseThe California Supreme Court on Monday tossed out the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering rock guitarist Dave Navarro’s mother and her friend nearly 30 years ago - a ruling that could affect the cases of Scott Peterson and other death row inmates.
Scott Peterson Files Appeal Of Death Sentence From San QuentinScott Peterson on Thursday filed the automatic appeal of his 2004 death sentence to the California Supreme Court, maintaining as he always has that he had nothing to do with the murders of his wife Laci and unborn son Connor.
San Jose Teen’s Grade Viewer App Gets Cool ReceptionA San Jose teen who developed a hot iPhone application to easily view high school grades is getting a cool reception from the company behind the student data.