Key Witness In Rilya Wilson Case Back In CourtA former inmate who served as a key witness in the Rilya Wilson child murder trial two years ago, appeared in court Friday.
Appeals Court Upholds Convictions In Rilya Wilson CaseAn appeals court has upheld the 55-year prison sentence for Geralyn Graham who was convicted of kidnapping and child abuse in the case of missing foster child Rilya Wilson.
State Tries To Break Cycle Of Crisis-Driven Reform At DCFGov. Rick Scott has proposed nearly $40 million in additional funding for child protection in the next state budget. Most of the money would go to reduce caseloads for child protective investigators, as blue-ribbon panels and advocates have long advised.
2013: The Year That Was In South FloridaFlorida courthouses took center stage in 2013, especially with the eyes of the nation glued to the George Zimmerman trial in Sanford.
Geralyn Graham Will Not Face Murder Charge In Rilya Wilson CaseThe South Florida woman convicted of kidnapping and child abuse in the case of missing 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson will not be tried for murder.
State To Retry Geralyn Graham For MurderThe state of Florida has decided to retry Geralyn Graham for the murder of 4-year-old Rilya Wilson. The move comes after a jury in January convicted Graham for kidnapping and abuse, but hung 11-1 on the murder charge.
Geralyn Graham Sentenced To 55 Years In Rilya Wilson CaseThe South Florida woman convicted of kidnapping and child abuse in the case of missing 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson has been sentenced to 55 years in prison.
Exclusive: Juror Holds No Grudge Against Holdout In Graham Murder CaseA juror in the trial of Geralyn Graham holds no ill feelings for a lone member of the panel who held out, blocking a murder conviction against the woman accused of torturing, kidnapping and killing foster child Rilya Wilson.
Mistrial On Murder Charge In Geralyn Graham Case, Other Charges GuiltyAfter nearly 14 hours of deliberations, jurors remained deadlocked on a murder charge against accused child killer Geralyn Graham, which led the judge to declare a mistrial on that charge. Jurors did, however, reach a unanimous decision on the four remaining charges in the case of 4-year-old foster child Rilya Wilson.
No Verdict In Child Murder Trial; Jurors To Deliberate FridayThe jury deciding the fate of Geralyn Graham, accused of killing 4-year-old Rilya Wilson, has reached a verdict on four charges, but has deadlocked on one of the charges.
Jury To Begin Deliberations In Graham Murder Trial Thursday Jurors heard from state prosecutors one final time Wednesday afternoon before they decide the fate of accused child killer Geralyn Graham.
Closing Arguments Underway In Graham Murder Trial After eight weeks of testimony, the case against accused child killer Geralyn Graham is in its last phase as jurors heard colorful closing arguments Tuesday.