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Acquitted Knox back in Italy for wrongful conviction talk

Amanda Knox, a former American exchange student who became the focus of a sensational murder case, arrived in Italy Thursday for the first time since an appeals court acquitted her …


Amanda Knox to return to Italy for 1st time since acquittal

Amanda Knox is returning to Italy for the first time since she was convicted and imprisoned, but ultimately acquitted, in the murder and sexual assault of her British roommate in …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 9:07 p.m.

Europe court orders Italy to pay damages to Amanda Knox

Europe’s human rights court on Thursday ordered Italy to pay Amanda Knox financial damages for police failure to provide legal assistance and an independent interpreter during a long night of …


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 …


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.


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 …


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.


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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.


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 …


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 …


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, …


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. …


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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 …