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911 Tapes Lead to Brothers’ Acquittal

A series of 911 tapes almost withheld by prosecuting attorneys proved critical in a Phoenix murder trial. The recorded calls persuaded a jury to acquit two brothers indicted on charges of murder and aggravated assault in a 2007 gang shootout. Earlier this week a Maricopa County Superior Court jury delivered six not-guilty verdicts and six deadlocked verdicts after listening to the tapes in detail. One deputy Maricopa County attorney attempted to prevent the grand jury from hearing the tapes despite … Read More

Matthew Cordie Confesses to Killing a Man via Youtube

In Columbus, Ohio, guilt-ridden Matthew Cordie decided to air a confession on Youtube over the death of Vincent Canzani. The 22-year-old admitted to being the person at fault in a wrong-way car crash, after he drank heavily. The video explicitly states that this is acting as his confession to killing the 61-year-old and will likely put him behind bars for a long time. Cordie also explains his battle with depression, and how he went bar hopping the night of the … Read More