- Spared death in 2008, man continues appeals in child rape Updated: Aug-06-15 2:37 pm
NEW ORLEANS - He was spared the death penalty by the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark 2008 decision. Now a man convicted in the 1998 rape of his 8-year-old stepdaughter wants a federal appeals court in New Orleans to uphold a ruling that could lead to his freedom - or a new trial.
- Real estate heir Durst's weapons trial postponed to January Updated: Aug-05-15 7:01 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A federal judge has postponed real estate heir Robert Durst's trial until next year.