Topic: Edda Mellas

Featured

  • In Pictures Amanda Knox goes home

    A "welcome home" sign is posted at a record store for the expected arrival later in the day to the West Seattle neighborhood of Amanda Knox, Tuesday, in Seattle. It's been four years since the University of Washington student left for the study abroad program in Perugia and landed in prison. The group Friends of Amanda Knox and others have been awaiting her return since an Italian appeals court on Monday overturned her conviction of sexually assaulting and killing her British roommate.

All Content

  • In Pictures Amanda Knox goes home

    A "welcome home" sign is posted at a record store for the expected arrival later in the day to the West Seattle neighborhood of Amanda Knox, Tuesday, in Seattle. It's been four years since the University of Washington student left for the study abroad program in Perugia and landed in prison. The group Friends of Amanda Knox and others have been awaiting her return since an Italian appeals court on Monday overturned her conviction of sexually assaulting and killing her British roommate.

  • Amanda Knox trial: Italian prosecutors sum up their case (VIDEO)

    Amanda Knox trial: Italian prosecutors sum up their case (VIDEO)

    Amanda Knox trial: In the first round of closing arguments that took seven hours Friday, Italian prosecutors urged an appeals court to uphold the murder conviction of Amanda Knox.

  • Amanda Knox appeal: Judge denies prosecution on new DNA testing

    Amanda Knox appeal: Judge denies prosecution on new DNA testing

    Amanda Knox's fight against her Italian murder conviction received a boost Wednesday. A judge ruled the prosecutor could not test DNA evidence in the appeals trial of Amanda Knox.

  • In Pictures Key players in the Amanda Knox trials

    Amanda Knox during an interview on the 'Today' show, Sept. 20, 2013 in New York. Knox defended her decision not to return to Italy for a new appeals trial over the 2007 killing of her British roommate, 21-year-old Meredith Kercher, even as she acknowledged that 'everything is at stake,' insisting she is innocent. In March, Italy's supreme court ordered a new trial for Knox and her former Italian boyfriend. An appeals court in 2011 had acquitted both, overturning convictions by a lower court. Italian law cannot compel Knox to return for the new legal proceeding.

  • Amanda Knox appeal gets support with DNA analysis(VIDEO)

    Amanda Knox appeal gets support with DNA analysis(VIDEO)

    Amanda Knox appeal of her murder conviction continues in an Italian courtroom. Analysis of DNA collection used in the original case for the Amanda Knox appeal shows mistakes were made.

  • Amanda Knox DNA evidence contested by experts, crucial victory for defense

    Amanda Knox DNA evidence contested by experts, crucial victory for defense

    Amanda Knox: The review's findings that DNA testing used in the first trial was below international standards will undoubtedly boost Knox's chances of overturning her murder conviction.

  • Amanda Knox: Parents of imprisoned American student indicted for slander

    Amanda Knox: Parents of imprisoned American student indicted for slander

    Amanda Knox's parents will stand trial in Italy on slander charges for alleging that police abused their daughter during interrogation. Amanda Knox has also been indicted for slandering Italian police.

  • Amanda Knox parents hope appeal will lead to her release from Italian jail

    Amanda Knox parents hope appeal will lead to her release from Italian jail

    Amanda Knox is appealing her murder conviction by an Italian court. The parents of Amanda Knox hope defense attorneys can poke holes in the prosecution's theory of motive.

  • Amanda Knox will eat crab cakes for her birthday behind bars, says mom

    Amanda Knox will eat crab cakes for her birthday behind bars, says mom

    Amanda Knox will celebrate her 23rd birthday in a sweltering Italian prison. Her mother and sister have brought food and gifts. Amanda Knox's mother is in Italy to face charges that she defamed the Italian police.

  • Amanda Knox says 'The trial was carried out correctly'

    Amanda Knox says 'The trial was carried out correctly'

    Former student Amanda Knox reportedly said Tuesday that she has faith in Italian justice and hopes her guilty verdict for murder will be overturned on appeal.