Chauvin pleads guilty to federal charge in Floyd’s death

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of violating George Floyd’s civil rights, admitting for the first time that he kept his knee on Floyd’s neck — even after he became unresponsive — resulting in the Black man’s death. Chauvin, who is white, was convicted […]

Nikolas Cruz pleads guilty to 2018 Parkland school massacre

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering 17 people during a rampage at his former high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving a jury to decide whether he will be executed for one of the nation’s deadliest school shootings. Relatives of the victims who sat in the courtroom and watched the hearing via Zoom broke […]

NY millionaire Robert Durst guilty of best friend’s murder

Image: Robert Durst in his wheelchair spins in place as he looks at people in the courtroom as he appears in a courtroom in Inglewood, Calif. on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, with his attorneys for closing arguments presented by the prosecution in the murder trial of the New York real estate scion who is charged […]

BREAKING NEWS! Montgomery County Judge Keough pleads guilty to DWI, pays $5,100 fine, receives 90-day license suspension

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, February 24 – Montgomery County Judge Mark Keough pled guilty to the charge of Driving While Intoxicated – First Offense, a Class B Misdemeanor. Keough received a conviction for the offense, a 90-day driver’s license suspension, and the maximum $2,000.00, as well as $3,100 in additional fines. […]

Priest La Rosa-Lopez pleads guilty to child molestation, DA Ligon comments “we hope that with time the wounds this man so selfishly created will heal”

BREAKING NEWS! The Golden Hammer Staff Reports Conroe, November 17 – Earlier today, Tuesday, November 17, 2020, in the 435th District Court with Judge Patty Maginnis presiding, Manuel La Rosa-Lopez pled guilty to two charges of Indecency with a Child, a Second Degree Felony with a penalty range of probation up to 20 years in prison. […]