Attorneys Clash In Closing Arguments Of Nia Wilson BART Murder TrialA prosecutor and a defense attorney clashed on Monday in their closing arguments in the trial of John Lee Cowell on a murder charge for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018.
Nia Wilson Murder Defendant John Cowell Screams Vulgarities; Removed From CourtroomNia Wilson's accused killer John Cowell was removed from his murder trial Thursday after yelling out vulgarities when prosecutors began to show a surveillance video of the fatal attack to jurors.
Nia Wilson Murder Defendant John Lee Cowell Claims He Hears Alien VoicesIn a series of bizarre ramblings from the witness stand, John Lee Cowell, who is accused of stabbing to death Nia Wilson on the MacArthur BART station platform, told jurors he hears voices from alien technology implanted in his ear.
Courtroom Emotions Soar As Nia Wilson's Sisters Describe Her Fatal BART StabbingTears flowed in an Oakland courtroom as Nia Wilson's sisters took the stand to emotionally describe for jurors the struggle to save the dying 18-year-old's life on the MacArthur BART station platform.
Nia Wilson's Family In Tears As Former BART Officer Describes Attempt To Save Her LifeA former BART police officer testified Thursday how he unsuccessfully tried to save the life of 18-year-old Nia Wilson after she was stabbed on the platform of the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018.
Judge Rules BART Stabbing Suspect Competent To Stand TrialThe case of a transient man charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018 remained on track Wednesday when a judge ruled that he's mentally competent to stand trial.
Trial Judge, Jury Selection Date Set For BART Stabbing SuspectThe fate of the case against a man charged with murder for the fatal stabbing of 18-year-old Nia Wilson at the MacArthur BART station in Oakland in 2018 remained up in the air on Monday even though a trial judge was selected and a jury selection date was scheduled.
The Hillsborough Heiress Murder Case: All Charges Dropped Against Co-Defendant Kaveh BayetOne of the highest profile trials in recent San Mateo County history came to an end Thursday when prosecutors announced they would not retry Kaveh Bayat for his alleged role in the Hillsborough heiress murder case.
Oakland Ghost Ship Fire Trial: Harris' Family Breaks Silence As Jury Deliberates FateThe family of one of the defendants in the Oakland Ghost Ship fire trial is speaking out for the first time as the jury deliberates the future of Derick Almena and Max Harris.
Prosecutors Deliver Closing Arguments In Deadly Ghost Ship Warehouse Fire TrialAn Alameda County prosecutor told jurors on Monday that criminal negligence on the part of Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris was a substantial factor in the deaths of 36 people at a music party at the Oakland building in 2016.
Oakland Cops Shut Down Illegal Rave Party Months Before Deadly Ghost Ship BlazeAn Oakland police officer testified Tuesday that he shut down an illegal rave party at the Ghost Ship warehouse about 21 months before a fire during an illegal music concert at the Oakland facility killed 36 people.
Defense Rests In Ghost Ship Trial After Final Day Of Almena TestimonyA major chapter in the Ghost Ship trial ended Thursday with the defense resting their case after a final day of testimony from one of the defendants.
GHOST SHIP TRIAL: Almena Becomes Combative During Cross ExaminationAfter two days of emotional testimony, Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena became combative with prosecutors during their cross examination Wednesday morning.
Mother Of Ghost Ship Fire Victim Outraged Over Almena TestimonyGhost Ship Fire defendant Derick Almena returned to the stand Tuesday morning, offering more testimony that pointed an accusing finger at the city Oakland for the fatal warehouse fire.
Emotional Ghost Ship Warehouse Defendant Almena Breaks Down On The StandThe most anticipated moment of the Ghost Ship warehouse fire trial happened Monday afternoon, when master tenant Derick Almena took the stand and gave emotional testimony.