After 7 days of deliberation, jurors in the murder trial of ex-NFL player Aaron Hernandez have reached a verdict.
The former New England Patriots player has been found guilty of first-degree murder, as well as the lesser charges of illegal gun possession and illegal ammunition possession.
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According to reports, Hernandez was in shock as the verdict was read. He had plead not guilty for the June 2013 murder of semi-pro football player Odin Lloyd.
The jury deliberated for an entire week after the 6-week trial.
This verdict carries a penalty of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole.
After sentencing, Hernandez will face yet another trial, this time for two shooting deaths in Boston.
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The long and dramatic trial of Jodi Arias is finally over.
After several years, many scandalous claims, and even a mistrial ruling, Jodi's fate has been decided by Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Sherry Stephens.
Judge Stephens ruled Monday morning that Arias will face life in prison without the possibility of parole.
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Arias was found guilty of the brutal 2008 murder of Travis Alexander all the way back in 2013, but various factors — including a retrial and a hung jury — have delayed her sentencing.
The Alexander family previously voiced their disappointment that Arias would not be receiving the death penalty.
Do YOU agree with the court in this case??
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Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams may have lost their legal battle against the family of Marvin Gaye, but they aren't done fighting.
Robin and Pharrell are officially seeking to appeal the verdict — and they want you to know they're fighting for more than just themselves.
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According to their attorney Howard King, declaring Blurred Lines is infringing on Got To Give It Up sets a dangerous precedent.
In a statement, King said:
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Amanda Knox is engaged to musician Colin Sutherland.
The controversial Seattle native — who has been convicted twice for the murder of her British roommate Meredith Kercher — knew her fiancé since middle school, but didn't start dating him until last year.
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She was previously linked to another Washington-based musician, James Terrano.
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We're actually a little surprised that FIFA made a decision so quickly but it's happened: Luis Suarez is in trouble.
During the World Cup, while millions were watching, Uruguay's Luis took a bite out of Italy's Giorgio Chiellini, and it wasn't just a little nibble.
lost his entire left arm in the incident is doing okay thankfully.
Well, after FIFA had some disciplinary proceedings to decide what actions to take, the hammer has dropped and the verdict is in:
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Well, that's ONE way to respond to a divorce!
News broke the other day that Sherri Shepherd and her husband Lamar Sally were heading for a divorce, but it's just starting to get tricky.
Not even mentioning the fact that Lamar wants FULL custody of their unborn child via surrogate, Sherri has FINALLY responded to the situation by filing her OWN set of divorce papers?!?
Well, it turns out that Lamar had filed for a legal separation and Sherri went for the whole shebang and filed for divorce.
In addition to their separation, however, Lamar is ALSO looking to
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We were all braced to finally find out the fate of Chris Brown! But now we totally have a case of legal blue ballz; the trial date has been postponed!
After Chris' bodyguard Christopher Hallosy was found guilty for the Washington, D.C. assault charge, Breezy's legal team have decided they want him to testify in Chris' trial!
Unfortunately now the prosecution and defense need time to negotiate whether Hallosy will be granted immunity for any crimes he admits to on the stand!
Does this mean Hallosy is going to cop to the entire incident, clearing Breezy?? Chris' ace attorney Mark Geragos says:
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