Thursday, December 12 2013 8:33 PM EST2013-12-13 01:33:43 GMT
SAN ANTONIO, TX (RNN) - Texas football coach Mack Brown briefly addressed his status on Thursday at the press conference for the Alamo Bowl, where the 8-5 Longhorns will play Oregon on Dec. 30. The coach,More >>
The future of embattled Texas coach Mack Brown could be decided as early as tonight, according to a report in the Austin, TX, Statesman. That would heat up speculation that Alabama's Nick Saban may replace him. More >>
North Korean state media say Kim Jong Un's uncle has been executed, calling the leader's former mentor "worse than a dog."More >>
North Korea said Friday that it had executed Kim Jong Un's uncle as a traitor for trying to seize supreme power, a stunning end for the leader's former mentor, long considered the country's No. 2 official.More >>
PHOENIX (CBS5/AP) -
The Arizona Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal on whether a judge improperly allowed prosecutors to seek a death sentence for Jodi Arias in the 2008 stabbing and shooting of her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander.
Arias' lawyers filed the mid-trial appeal with the state high court three months ago after Judge Sherry Stephens denied a mistrial motion and a mid-level state court then refused to consider an appeal.
Arias' lawyers say Stephens wrongly allowed a potential death sentence to be based on trial testimony that contradicted a police detective's testimony during a 2009 hearing about how Alexander was killed.
A Maricopa County Superior Court jury in Phoenix convicted Arias on May 8 of first-degree murder, but jurors deadlocked May 23 on whether to impose a death sentence.
The judge scheduled a retrial in the penalty phase to begin July 18.
Stay with cbs5az.com for updates on this developing story.
Copyright 2013 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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Jodi Arias (Source: CBS 5 News)
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