Stories tagged: Amanda Knox
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 7 p.m.
Netflix’s ‘Amanda Knox’ movie shows how the ‘crazy’ media coverage affected the case
In addition to showing many scary-looking scenes of packs of photographers hounding the people involved in the case, the Netflix documentary “Amanda Knox” shines a bright spotlight on everyone, from …
Sat., June 25, 2016, 8:34 p.m.
Man serving term for Briton’s slaying gets 36-hour pass
A man from the Ivory Coast who is serving 16 years in an Italian prison for a British student’s slaying is enjoying 36 hours outside jail for good behavior.
Fri., May 20, 2016, 7:48 p.m.
Lawyer: European Human Rights Court to hear Amanda Knox case
The European Court of Human Rights has agreed to hear Amanda Knox’s case challenging her slander conviction during the trial for her British roommate’s 2007 murder, her Italian defense lawyer …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 7, 2015, 6:51 p.m.
Top Italian court throws out case against Amanda Knox
Italy’s top criminal court has scathingly faulted prosecutors for presenting a flawed and hastily constructed case against Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, saying Monday it threw out their …
Fri., March 27, 2015, 2:51 p.m.
Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned by Italy high court
ROME — Italy’s highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.
Wed., March 25, 2015, 12:52 p.m.
Italy high court deciding fate of ’very worried’ Amanda Knox
ROME — Italy’s high court took up the appeal of Amanda Knox’s murder conviction Wednesday, considering the fate of the “very worried” American and her Italian former boyfriend in the …
Sun., Jan. 26, 2014
Dave Oliveria: Amanda Knox’s ex supposedly sought Coeur d’Alene bride
The international murder case involving Seattle’s Amanda Knox has a Coeur d’Alene connection, according to entertainment website Radar Online. Knox and her then-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, were convicted of the 2007 …
Sun., Dec. 1, 2013
Idaho Innocence Project loses federal funding
BOISE – Sarah Pearce, a young Idaho woman convicted of savagely beating a motorist in 2003 in what may be a wrongful conviction based on mistaken identity, has a key …
Mon., Nov. 25, 2013, 4:48 a.m.
Prosecutor argues to reinstate Knox guilty verdict
The state’s prosecutor is arguing his case that an appeals court should reinstate the guilty verdict against U.S. exchange student Amanda Knox for the grisly 2007 murder of her roommate.
Tue., Feb. 14, 2012, 10:49 a.m.
Prosecutors seek to reinstate Knox conviction
Italian prosecutors appealed today to Italy’s highest criminal court to reinstate the murder convictions of American Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend in the brutal slaying of a British student.
Wed., Oct. 19, 2011
Evidence pointed to one man in murder, says Knox family consultant
BOISE – For Boise State University Professor Greg Hampikian, there’s no mystery about what happened to 21-year-old Meredith Kercher, the woman found murdered in 2007 in Perugia, Italy. “I know …
Tue., Oct. 18, 2011, 8:31 a.m.
BSU prof on Amanda Knox case: ‘I know what happened’
BOISE - For Boise State University professor Greg Hampikian, there’s no mystery at all about what happened to 21-year-old Meredith Kercher, the woman found murdered in Italy in 2007 in …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2011
Kershner: Knox book author relied on ‘rules of journalism’
Amanda Knox collapsed in tears of relief when an Italian court overturned her conviction last week. Yet there was someone else in the courtroom, Spokane native and author Candace Dempsey, …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2011, 8:59 a.m.
Amanda Knox ‘running on adrenalin’ in Seattle
Amanda Knox hasn’t slept much since arriving back in Seattle after four years in an Italian prison, her father said today.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 4, 2011, 10:16 a.m.
Knox leaves Italy to head home to U.S.
Amanda Knox flew home today after four years in an Italian prison, as the dramatic reversal of her murder conviction stunned the victim’s family, angered the prosecution and left questions …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 1:54 p.m.
Italy appeals court clears Knox of murder
An Italian appeals court has thrown out Amanda Knox’s murder conviction and ordered the young American free after nearly four years in prison for the death of her British roommate. …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 7:48 a.m.
Knox supporters gather in Seattle, await verdict
With some unable to hold their tears, Amanda Knox supporters watched on television intently as the Seattle native pleaded her innocence today in an Italian courtroom in the 2007 murder …
Fri., Sept. 23, 2011, 12:12 p.m.
Knox trial: Italian prosecutors sum up their case
Italian prosecutors urged an appeals court today to uphold the murder conviction of Amanda Knox despite what they called a media campaign in support of the American student from Seattle, …
Wed., Sept. 7, 2011, 6:11 p.m.
Knox trial: Court rejects new DNA test request
PERUGIA, Italy (AP) — American student Amanda Knox won another battle in her quest to overturn a conviction for murdering her British roommate in Italy when an appeals court rejected …
Sat., June 18, 2011, 9:10 a.m.
Witness in Amanda Knox trial says he can clear her
PERUGIA, Italy (AP) — A convicted child murderer testified Saturday at the appeals trial for Amanda Knox, saying that a fellow inmate had told him the American student had nothing …
Sun., Dec. 12, 2010
Knox makes emotional speech
PERUGIA, Italy – Convicted murderer Amanda Knox broke into tears Saturday as she made an emotional address to an appeals court in Italy, saying she was the innocent victim of …
Mon., Nov. 8, 2010, 9:07 a.m.
Amanda Knox indicted on slander charges
An Italian judge today ordered former University of Washington student Amanda Knox to stand trial on slander charges for claiming she was beaten by police when questioned in 2007 about …
Tue., June 1, 2010, 7:57 a.m.
Knox accused of slandering Italian police
Amanda Knox has appeared in an Italian court for the first time since her murder conviction to face slander charges for saying she was beaten during questioning over the death …
Thu., March 11, 2010, 11:49 a.m.
Italy murder convict blames Knox and ex-boyfriend
A man convicted in the 2007 slaying of a British student has written a letter implicating his co-defendants and denying he had ever said they had nothing to do with …
Thu., March 4, 2010, 8:32 a.m.
Reasons for Knox guilty verdict released in Italy
The brutal murder of a British college student in Italy by American Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend was not premeditated, the judges who convicted them said in a …
Fri., Jan. 22, 2010, 2:15 p.m.
Knox prosecutor convicted in unrelated case
The Perugia magistrate who prosecuted University of Washington student Amanda Knox for murder was convicted Friday of abusing his office in an unrelated case, officials said.
Mon., Dec. 7, 2009, 6:30 a.m.
Italy: No issues with U.S. over Knox verdict
The murder conviction of U.S. student Amanda Knox has not damaged U.S.-Italian relations, despite suggestions the verdict was tainted by anti-American sentiment and negligence by investigators, a top Italian diplomat …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2009, 3:54 p.m.
U.S. student Knox sentenced to 26 years in Italy
A jury in Italy convicted American college student Amanda Knox of murdering her British roommate and sentenced her to 26 years in prison shortly after midnight Saturday.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2009, 8:49 a.m.
U.S. suspect Knox urges Italian court to free her
American student Amanda Knox, fighting back tears, told the Italian court trying her for the murder of her British roommate that she doesn’t want to be branded an assassin.
Tue., Dec. 1, 2009, 7 a.m.
Knox’s defense begins closing arguments in Italy
A defense lawyer for Amanda Knox, accused in the 2007 slaying of her British roommate in Italy, argued Tuesday that evidence in the case isn’t sufficient to convict the American …