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Lawyer: Casey Anthony Lives Like a Hermit

3 years after acquittal, she 'wants to speak out'

(Newser) - It has been almost exactly three years since Casey Anthony was found not guilty of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, but she is still essentially a prisoner, one of her lawyers says. Anthony, now 28, lives in an unnamed location in Florida and remains afraid to go out in public... More »

Casey Anthony Prosecutors Missed Bombshell: Report

WKMG reports on overlooked evidence

(Newser) - Prosecutors overlooked a bombshell piece of evidence in the Casey Anthony case, Orlando's WKMG claims. On the day of daughter Caylee's death, someone did a computer search for "fool-proof suffication [sic]" and accessed an article that recommended using poison. Anthony lawyer Jose Baez was aware of the... More »

Casey Anthony Wears Caylee's Ashes Around Neck

People also reveals Dr. Phil donated $600K to Caylee charity

(Newser) - TV psychologist Dr. Phil made a $600,000 donation to a charity set up by Casey Anthony's parents in return for an interview with them last year—and some of that money went to support her, according to an upcoming report in People . The full report, titled "The... More »

Lawyer: Casey Anthony Had Mental Health Issues

Father's abuse contributed to habitual lying, he claims in new book

(Newser) - Casey Anthony's lawyer criticizes cops, prosecutors, reporters, and "groupies" in his new book, Presumed Guilty, Casey Anthony: The Inside Story. Jose Baez says his client had "serious mental health issues," reports the AP in a look at an advance copy, and detectives should have realized that... More »

Dad: Here's How I Think Casey Killed Caylee

His theory: She pumped Caylee full of drugs so she could party

(Newser) - Dr. Phil has certainly squeezed a number of juicy revelations out of George and Cindy Anthony, but the money quote (or quotes) appeared in yesterday's show, as both parents shared their personal theories on how their daughter played a part in Caylee's death—or actually killed her. Mom,... More »

If Casey Knocked on My Door I'd Turn Her Away: Dad

More tidbits from Dr. Phil interview released

(Newser) - Casey Anthony isn’t welcome at her parents' home—at least not while George Anthony is there, he tells Dr. Phil McGraw. More bits of the Anthonys’ interview with Dr. Phil are trickling out, and the AP reports that while Cindy Anthony was slightly more forgiving of the couple’s... More »

Casey Anthony's Parents Open Up

Dr. Phil interviews Cindy, George on Caylee case

(Newser) - Casey Anthony’s parents are finally speaking out about their daughter’s case in an interview with Dr. Phil McGraw set to air tomorrow and Wednesday, and tidbits are trickling out, People reports. In a clip aired this morning on Today , McGraw asks Cindy Anthony about a post she wrote... More »

Caylee Anthony's Grandparents Mark 6th Birthday

100 gather where Caylee's remains were found

(Newser) - Caylee Anthony's grandparents gathered with more than 100 members of the public yesterday to commemorate what would have been the child's sixth birthday. The crowd met in George and Cindy Anthony's Orlando-area neighborhood, near a wooded area where the little girl's remains were found in December... More »

Anthony Juror on Verdict: We Doubted Casey's Dad

Jury was suspicious of George Anthony, foreman says

(Newser) - The Casey Anthony jury foreman sheds more light on why she was found not guilty of killing her toddler daughter: The jury was suspicious of Anthony's father, George. The anonymous foreman, who says he's been trained to read people for his job, says he didn't believe defense... More »

Anthony Lawyer: Casey 'Did Not Kill Her Child'

Relationship with her parents is 'burned'

(Newser) - Casey Anthony’s lawyer is sure she’s telling the truth about Caylee. He believed her story “from the first time I met her,” he told the Today show. “She did not kill her child. Period.’’ Still, Cheney Mason sees a rocky road ahead for... More »

Jerry Springer: We Didn't Offer Anthony $1M

Also: Casey rejects jailhouse visit from her mom

(Newser) - Apparently Casey Anthony isn't quite ready to make up with her mom. Anthony's mother, Cindy, tried to visit her at the Orange County jail today, but was turned away when Casey refused to see her, reports ABC News . The news comes amid a widely circulated report (Newser picked... More »

Casey Anthony's Parents in Hiding

Death threats against George, Cindy under investigation

(Newser) - George and Cindy Anthony received death threats after daughter Casey's surprise acquittal yesterday, and subsequently have gone into hiding, Radar reports. Their attorney, Mark Lippman, said the Internet-based threats are under investigation. In a statement, the Anthonys said yesterday that the family "may never know what happened to... More »

Casey Anthony Won't Testify; Defense Rests

Today's testimony revolves around dead pets, George Anthony

(Newser) - Casey Anthony’s defense rested its case today, with Casey herself declining to take the stand. Judge Belvin Perry asked Casey if she understood that the decision not to testify was hers alone, and if she’d had time to think it over, and she replied that she had. The... More »

George Anthony Attempted Suicide 'To Be With Caylee'

Casey Anthony's father says he 'failed' his granddaughter

(Newser) - Casey Anthony's father George Anthony says he attempted suicide so he could be with his dead granddaughter Caylee. Struggling to answer through sobbing, Anthony revealed that he still battles suicidal thoughts and mixed beer and pills in an attempt to end his life six weeks after Caylee's remains... More »

Meter Reader: I Saw, But Didn't Touch, Caylee's Skull

Roy Kronk's testimony contradict's defense's implications

(Newser) - Casey Anthony's defense team did indeed ask for a mistrial yesterday , citing a court ruling finding Florida's death penalty statute unconstitutional. If granted, Anthony would get an entirely new jury, the Orlando Sentinel reports. Meanwhile, her trial continues, with lots of witnesses called yesterday and today:
  • Roy Kronk:
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Anthony's Caylee Story Similar to Fellow Inmate's

Prosecutors say she might have stolen tale of pool drowning

(Newser) - Casey Anthony's defense team surprised all when her trial began by declaring that Caylee wasn't murdered but drowned accidentally in the family pool . The prosecution had a surprise of its own today: It said that story bears an uncanny similarity to what happened to a fellow inmate in... More »

Casey Anthony Defense Casts Doubt on DNA Evidence

Forensics technician contaminated duct tape found with Caylee

(Newser) - The duct tape found on Caylee Anthony's body didn't bear her DNA or her mother's, an FBI technician testified today—it actually matched a forensics examiner who had accidentally contaminated it. Thus began Casey Anthony's defense, the AP reports. Anthony attorney Jose Baez called on FBI... More »

Court Plays Casey's Calm 911 Tape

Cindy Anthony cleaned 'death' smell off Caylee's doll: testimony

(Newser) - Casey Anthony’s mother broke down today on the witness stand while listening to a tape of a 911 call her daughter made on July 15, 2008. On the tape, Casey calmly reports that her daughter Caylee has been missing for 31 days, ABC News reports. “I know who... More »

Caylee's Grandparents Defend Casey

Parents angrily defend their daughter in depositions

(Newser) - Caylee Anthony’s grandparents angrily defended their daughter yesterday while giving depositions in a civil suit related to the 2-year-old’s disappearance, People reports. Cindy and George Anthony repeatedly threatened to walk out on the lawyers taking the depositions. "Until this day, I still believe that she's protecting Caylee... More »

Caylee Grandpa Suicide Note Stays Private: Judge

Defense requests DNA info at pre-trial hearing for Casey Anthony

(Newser) - A judge has ruled that a note written by Caylee Anthony's grandfather the night he threatened suicide should not be made public, CNN reports. George Anthony wrote that he wished to end his life and be with his granddaughter, whose body had been found weeks earlier. The ruling came yesterday... More »

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