Tuesday, May 21 2013 12:54 PM EDT2013-05-21 16:54:16 GMT
Desmonte Leonard the man accused of murdering three people in Auburn last summer will have a status hearing on October 15th. At the last meeting both parties had expressed intentions to meet in AugustMore >>
Desmonte Leonard, the man accused of murdering three people in Auburn last summer still has no expectation on when he will go to trial.More >>
The Senate is debating cuts to the federally subsidized crop insurance program as it considers a massive farm bill this week.More >>
The farm bill the Senate is considering this week would cut some farm subsidies but also expand government-subsidized crop insurance, a safety net used by many farmers in case of bad weather or lost revenue.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:17 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:17:00 GMT
People affected by the massive tornado that killed at least 51 people and destroyed parts of Oklahoma still do not know where their loved ones are, but many of them are using social media to find out.More >>
People affected by the massive tornado that killed at least 51 people and destroyed parts of Oklahoma still do not know where their loved ones are, but many are using social media to find out.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 11:15 AM EDT2013-05-21 15:15:53 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
A medical examiner's office spokeswoman said 24 deceased victims from the Moore, OK, tornado had been transported to their Oklahoma City office. Seven of the dead were children.More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -
Jodi Arias has taken the stand for a second day in her murder trial.
Defense attorneys for the woman charged with killing her lover continued their case in a Phoenix courtroom Monday, and many people inside the courtroom were surprised when Arias herself took the stand.
Arias is accused of fatally shooting and stabbing Travis Alexander in June 2008 at his Mesa home.
Arias spoke in a halting voice as she described how an idyllic childhood in California turned abusive when she was about 7 years old.
She also said she made false statements early in the investigation about not being at the scene of the crime because she planned to commit suicide and never have a trial.
The 32-year-old could become just the fourth woman on Arizona's death row if convicted.
Defense attorneys have been trying to portray the victim as a liar and cheat who repeatedly deceived his friends and family, claiming he was a devout Mormon saving himself for marriage when he was, in fact, sexually involved with numerous women, including Arias.
Prosecutors claim Arias killed Alexander in a jealous rage. She says it was self-defense.
Alexander was stabbed and slashed 27 times, shot in the forehead and had his throat slit.
Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
UPDATEJodi Arias takes the stand in her murder trialMore>>