Trial begins for murder suspect Delonte Wynn

Nearly two years after the death of Darlene Bryant, and a year after he was arrested for her murder, Delonte Wynn’s trial began. More than fifty jurors cycled through the courtroom on Tuesday morning, but only fourteen people were left to determine Wynn’s fate. Before delving into the trial, one witness’s testimony was highly debated. […]

Jonathan Taylor’s attorney request for a mistrial denied

As the trial against Jonathan Taylor resumed, the legitimacy of several witness’ testimony was hotly debated. Taylor is on trial for the alleged murder of Dexter Motley. One of the witnesses who was romantically involved with Taylor discussed the first time she heard of Motley’s death. In her testimony before the grand jury, the woman […]

New details emerge about Antonio Bassett’s murder

Days after Chad Hawthorne walked into a police station to discuss the death of Antonio Bassett, he was arrested and charged with Bassett’s murder. Bassett was killed inside an apartment at 3970 Pennsylvania Ave., SE. According to charging documents, Bassett and Hawthorne frequently stayed over in the same apartment where Bassett was killed. On the […]

Parents of starved seven-week-old infant offered plea deal

The parents charged with the murder of their seven-week-old infant were offered a plea deal in court Friday. Trishelle Jabore, 26, and Jay Crowder, 33, allegedly abused, starved and mistreated their daughter, Trinity Jabore. Trinity Jabore was found unconscious by police and then transported to the hospital were she was pronounced dead on Dec. 25, 2016. […]

Indictment against Andre Becton still pending

The man charged with the murder of Darnell Peoples is being held without bail as his case continues. The prosecution said this week that they plan to have an indictment by the nine-month deadline in the case against Andre Becton.   The next felony status hearing is July 20.

Perez Green’s Sentencing rescheduled

The man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter on May 5, and was scheduled to be sentenced on June 15 had his sentencing rescheduled. Judge Jose Lopez said there were some setbacks and he had not been able to prepare for the case. According to charging documents, Green admitted to beating James Harling because the victim teased him about […]

Deana Debrow-Conley denied release from halfway house

The woman charged with the death of her infant son was denied release from a halfway house. The attorney for Deana Debrow-Conley, 26, asked for her to be released so she could live in Philadelphia with her brother. Debrow-Conley was originally arrested and extradited from Philadelphia. Debrow-Conley’s lawyer said she has been doing well at […]

Man charged with murder of Dominic Brooks

Police have charged a man with the murder of Dominic Brooks earlier this month. William Edward Smith, 32, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder while armed for allegedly stabbing Brooks. Brooks, 29, was found in the 800 block of Chesapeake St., SE, suffering from what appeared to be a stab wound. He was taken […]