Jury Hears Opening Statements in Trial of Samuel Lincoln Woodward, Accused of Fatal Stabbing of Former Classmate

Lake Forest, California – A trial began today for Samuel Lincoln Woodward, a 26-year-old man from Newport Beach accused of fatally stabbing his former classmate, 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein, near his home in Foothill Ranch. The prosecutor argued that Woodward, who has ties to white supremacist organizations, targeted Bernstein because he was gay and engaged in catfishing activities online. Defense attorney for Woodward, on the other hand, acknowledged his client’s involvement in the killing but denied …

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Socialite Rebecca Grossman murder trial hears testimony from Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy about fatal crash involving children.

VAN NUYS, LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy gave testimony on Wednesday in the murder trial of Rebecca Grossman, a socialite accused of causing a collision in Westlake Village that resulted in the deaths of two young boys. Deputy Rafael Mejia informed the Van Nuys jury that he did not find any evidence suggesting that more than one vehicle was involved in the crash, as he only observed debris from a …

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