May 29: 1994: Deshonn Cooper and Jeffrey Cheney were shot to death in a parking lot in Atlanta, GA. Deshonn’s ex-boyfriend, Corey Burtts was convicted of both murders and sentenced to life in prison.
May 30: 1997: High school teacher, Jonathan M. Levin, was shot to death in his Upper West Side NYC apartment. Corey Arthur, 19, was convicted and sentenced to 25 years – life in prison. Montoun T. Hart, 25 was acquitted.
May 31: 2009: Dr. George Tiller is shot to death at his church, Foyer of Reformation Lutheran Church 7601 East 13th Street Wichita, KS by Scott Roeder. Roeder was convicted and sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 50 years.
May 28: Elmer Carroll - FL
June 12: Elroy Chester - TX
June 12: William Poyck - FL
June 18: James DeRosa - OK
June 25: Brian Davis - OK
June 26: Kimberly McCarthy - TX
May 1: Steve Smith - OH
May 7: Carroll Parr - TX
May 15: Jeffrey Williams - TX
May 7: Willie Manning - MS
May 21: Robert Pruett - TX
Jan. 16: Ronald Post - PA
Upcoming or Current Trials
Arizona - Jodi Arias for the murder of boyfriend Travis Alexander - Jan. 2, 2013 (still currently being tried)
Oklahoma - Jazmin Williams and Mica Shoate for the murder of 19-month-old Zamontay Green - March 11, 2013
Texas - Jorge Alberto Amezquita for the home invasion murders of Leo Gomez Sr. and Milagro Vanegas - April 18, 2013
Upcoming court appearances:
Utah - Preliminary hearing for Terry Lee Black for the murder of 6-year-old Sierra Newbold.
Recent convictions or guilty pleas:
Idaho - Jorge Alberto Lopez-Orozco convicted of the murders of his girlfriend, Rebecca Ramirez & 2 her two children, Miguel & Ricardo
Maryland - Richmond Phillips convicted of the murders of Wynetta and Jaylin Wright.
Indiana - Kevin Isom convicted of the murders of his wife, Cassandra and his stepchildren Michael Moore and Ci'Andria Cole.
Illinois - Katie Stockton pled guilty to the murder of her infant daughter Baby Crystal.
Recent notable sentencings:
Arkansas - Lloyd Jones pled guilty to the murder of Angela Allen - sentenced to 60 years in prison
Illinois - Katie Stockton for the murder of her infant daughter Baby Crystal. Sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Idaho - Jorge Alberto Lopez-Orozco for the murders of Rebecca Ramirez and 2 of her children. He was sentenced to 3 consecutive life terms in prison.
Indiana - Kevin Isom for the murders of his wife, Cassandra and his stepchildren Michael Moore and Ci'Andria Cole. He was sentenced to death.
Maryland - Richmond Phillips for the murders of Wynetta and Jaylin Wright. He was sentenced to LWOP plus 20 years.
Recent Convictions/Sentences Overturned
Florida Randy Chaviano had his murder conviction overturned due to the trial transcripts being erased by the court stenographer. No trial date has been set yet.
Idaho - Veronica Herrera for the murder of her 2-year-old daughter, Nakita.