News out of Canada a few days ago about the first-degree murder convictions and life sentences of a man, his wife, and their 21-year-old son: Their victims were the parents' three daughters, ages 19, 17, and 13, and the husband's first wife. Authorities found the bodies of the four fema ... More >>
Faleh Almaleki, the infamous dad who killed his daughter Noor and seriously injured her older friend in 2009 will be sentenced today to a very long prison term.
Faleh Almaleki facing music today
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Just back from downtown Phoenix's county courthouse, where Faleh Almaleki has been sentenced to 34 1/2 years behind bars for the 2009 murder of his daughter Noor and near-murder of another woman.
Faleh Almaleki: "I'm sorry! I'm sorry! I'm sorry!"
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The jury has rendered its verdict in the high-profile murder case of former Glendale resident Faleh Almaleki, accused in the so-called "honor killing" of his oldest child, 20-year-old Noor.Faleh Almaleki is likely to spend the rest of his life behind bars,Guilty of second-degree murder in the Oct ... More >>
The jury at the "honor killing" trial of Faleh Almaleki still hasn't decided which degree of homicide to impose in the closely watched case.Faleh Almaleki's legal fate still up in airMaricopa County Superior Court Judge Roland Steinle sent the panel home for the long weekend after several hours o ... More >>
Faleh Almaleki's attorney had but three words to say when the Maricopa County Superior Court judge asked him to call his first witness late this morning.
"The defense rests," assistant public defender Jeffrey Kirchler muttered.
It meant that Almaleki, the 50-year-old Glendale man accused of mur ... More >>
Assistant public defender Jeffrey Kirchler tried to suggest at Faleh Almaleki's murder trial yesterday that the lead detective in the case invented the "honor killing" angle that turned this Maricopa County case into an international sensation.
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Amal Khalaf, the woman who survived after being crushed by a Jeep Cherokee driven by accused murderer Faleh Almaleki, took the witness stand late this morning in downtown Phoenix.
Murder defendant Faleh Almaleki
Speaking through an Arabic translator, Ms. Khalaf testified dramatica ... More >>
Faleh Almaleki sat between his attorneys in court on Monday afternoon, listening through an Arabic interpreter to Deputy County Attorney Laura Reckart rip him up.
"What could be more dishonorable than a father ripping away the life of his own flesh and blood?" Reckart told the 16-member jury ... More >>
Maricopa Superior Court Web siteJudge Roland SteinleA Maricopa County Superior Court judge won't give his opinion to county leadership about those pricey special prosecutors County Attorney Andrew Thomas wants to hire.In a ruling that cuts both parties down to size (but seems to ding Thomas m ... More >>