posted: 04/04/2013 4:48 a.m.
A circuit judge has ruled against allowing the parents of two West Memphis 8-year-olds killed in 1993 to look at evidence in the case.
posted: 03/08/2013 3:08 a.m.
While it has been 20 years since three 8-year-old boys (Steven Branch, Michael Moore and Christopher Byers) were murdered in West Memphis, the case appears to be anything but cold.
posted: 10/31/2012 4:41 a.m.
A circuit court judge has denied a mother’s request to see physical evidence in the 1993 murders of her son and two other West Memphis 8-yearolds.
posted: 10/30/2012 5:50 p.m.
A judge has ruled that the physical evidence the mother of one of three Cub Scouts killed in northeast Arkansas requested to see isn’t available to her under the state’s Freedom of Information Act.
posted: 10/25/2012 4:46 a.m.
A Crittenden County Circuit Court judge will decide early next week whether to allow the mother of one of three 8-year-old West Memphis boys killed in 1993 to see evidence pertaining to the case.
updated: 10/24/2012 12:49 p.m.
A judge says he plans to rule next week on whether to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the mother of one of three Cub Scouts killed in northeast Arkansas in 1993.
posted: 08/17/2012 2:48 p.m.
For nearly two decades, prison was the only home Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley Jr. knew.
updated: 04/18/2012 2:22 p.m.
Prosecutor and congressional hopeful Scott Ellington says costs to the state and potential juror misconduct factored into his decision to agree to the deal that freed the three men convicted in the murders of three 8-year-old Cub Scouts — Steven Branch, Christopher Branch and Michael Moore — in 1993.
posted: 10/28/2011 7:53 a.m.
Director Peter Jackson said Friday that he was working with Damien Echols in hopes of getting the man a complete pardon.
posted: 10/24/2011 10:08 a.m.
A lawyer who represented one of the defendants in the West Memphis murders of three Boy Scouts plans to teach a two-week course on the case at the University of Virginia School of Law.
posted: 10/10/2011 11:19 a.m.
Three men released from prison in a plea deal that settled their appeal of 1993 murder convictions will be allowed to attend the New York premiere of a film on their case.
posted: 08/27/2011 5:02 a.m.
West Memphis Police Chief Robert Paudert, whose son and another police officer were fatally shot last year during a traffic stop, will retire Wednesday to focus on training other officers in safety measures.
posted: 08/26/2011 3:57 a.m.
Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said the State Crime Laboratory has agreed to analyze DNA collected from a West Memphis crime scene where three 8-year-old boys were found murdered in 1993 to seek a possible match.
posted: 08/24/2011 5:48 a.m.
An hour after being released from prison Friday afternoon, Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin scooted into a dark, tinted-windowed SUV that whisked the two men to Memphis for a hotel rooftop gala with their friends and celebrity supporters. Jessie Misskelley, on the other hand, left the courthouse in his dad’s truck for a more casual neighborhood party with family and friends at his father’s home in Crittenden County.
posted: 08/24/2011 4:28 a.m.
A panel discussion will be held Thursday about the legal battle over Jason Baldwin, Damien Echols and Jessie Misskelley Jr., who served more than 17 years in prison after being convicted of murdering three young boys in West Memphis in 1993.