O.J. Simpson

Friday, April 12, 2024

The death of O.J. Simpson sparks discussion of his legacy’s impact

  Mike Moen, Producer/Reporter, Minnesota News Connection, a bureau of Public News Service.   O.J. Simpson’s death has the nation looking back on the infamous murder trial that resulted in his acquittal. Experts say one of the lasting impacts is news coverage and how people consume it. Media coverage of high-profile trials The lengthy trial proceedings from the mid-1990s were […]
Thursday, January 8, 2015

In The News: January 8, 2015

Manhunt continues for two brothers in that horrific terrorist attack on a satirical magazine in France yesterday. Twelve people were killed when three gunmen stormed the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo. One suspect has surrendered. Hollywood reacts Deadline. Cartoonists around the world pay tribute to the fallen satirists  CNN Huffington Post California Senator, Barbara Boxer, announced today that she will  not run for […]
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

20 years after the infamous white Ford Bronco chase where is O.J.?

On the 20th anniversary of the infamous police chase of O.J. Simpson in a white Ford  Bronco, the disgraced ex-NFL star is doing time in a Nevada prison for a kidnapping and armed robbery. That 2008 case involved the hold up of two sports memorabilia dealers. Back on June 17, 1994, an estimated 95 million viewers across the nation were […]
Friday, December 5, 2008

O.J. Simpson sentenced to prison!

O.J. Simpson after his conviction in October/Las Vegas Metro Police photo/Las Vegas Sun   Former NFL star running back O.J. Simpson fell several more notches from glory and grace today. A tearful and somewhat remorseful Simpson was sentenced on kidnapping and armed robbery convictions by Las Vegas Judge Jackie Glass. On October 3, Simpson and his friend and co-defendant, Clarence C.J. […]
Saturday, October 4, 2008

O.J. found guilty in Vegas trial!!!!!!

Google file image Today, 61-year-old former NFL football star and celebrity O.J. Simpson is cooling his heels behind bars. Last night, Simpson was found guilty on all counts in his armed robbery and kidnapping trial. In a strange twist of fate, the Las Vegas jury returned its verdicts, after 13 hours of deliberations, on the 13th anniversary of the not guilty verdict in Simpson’s double […]
Thursday, October 2, 2008

O.J.’s Vegas trial nears an end

  Closing arguments are expected today in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery/kidnapping trial. Yesterday defense witness, Tom Scotto, testified that two of Simpson’s cohorts tried to extort $50 thousand out of him. Scotto pointed the finger at Michael McClinton and Walter Alexander who have admitted carrying weapons to an alleged raid on two sports memorabilia dealers in a Vegas hotel room in September of 2007. […]
Tuesday, September 30, 2008

A break in the O.J. Simpson Vegas trial

  Google file image/O.J. signs a jersey. O.J. Simpson’s armed robbery/kidnapping trial in Las Vegas is on hold today — in observance of Rosh Hashanah, the celebration of the Jewish new year. Yesterday, witness Michael McClinton continued his testimony which began last Friday. McClinton is the Simpson accomplice accused of brandishing a gun in a Vegas hotel room during a confrontation with […]
Friday, September 26, 2008

More interesting testimony in O.J.’s Vegas Trial

Google Image Clark County Regional Justice Center in Las Vegas, site of the Simpson trial.    The prosecution is expected to wrap up its case today in the O.J. Simpson armed robbery/kidnapping trial in Las Vegas. Yesterday, Alfred Beardsley, one of the memorabilia dealers allegedly robbed during that encounter in a Vegas hotel room last September, called a key piece of […]