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Blunders jeopardize Peterson murder prosecution

Drew Peterson

Prosecutors made a series of blunders that prompted the judge to consider at least three defense motions for a mistrial... With no physical evidence tying Drew Peterson to the death of his third wife and so much of the case hinging on what she said before she died and what his next wife said before she vanished, it was a certainty that his trial would be unlike anything ever seen in Illinois and perhaps in the country.


Edwards found not guilty on one count; mistrial on others

John Edwards

Former U.S. Senator John Edwards was acquitted on Thursday on one count of taking illegal campaign contributions and the judge declared a mistrial on five other counts because the jury was deadlocked.


Mistrial declared in Travolta extortion trial

Mistrial declared in Travolta extortion trial

A mistrial has been declared in the trial of two people accused of attempting to extort millions from actor John Travolta.


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