iOS app Android app

Hawaii Death Penalty

Serial Rapist Asks Judge For Death Penalty

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 12.04.2014 | Crime

A serial rapist who pleaded guilty to assaulting three women in Honolulu told the judge he wants to die. Asofitu Fio, who admitted to eight counts ...

Judge Upholds 20-Year Sentence For 'Evil' Stepmom's Hateful Abuse Of Daughter

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 07.09.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — An "evil" stepmother derived pleasure from severely beating her husband's 5-year-old daughter while they lived in Army housing in Ha...

Ex-Soldier Gets Life In Prison For Killing Of Young Daughter

AP | Posted 06.27.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) -- A former Hawaii soldier convicted of killing his 5-year-old daughter will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a federal jury...

Hawaii's First Death Penalty Case Reaches Verdict

AP | By JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 08.26.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — A former soldier convicted of killing his 5-year-old daughter will spend the rest of his life behind bars after a federal jury annou...

Death Penalty Decision Taking Too Long In Ex-Soldier's Trial: Defense

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — Jurors are taking too long to deliberate the fate of a former Hawaii-based soldier facing the death penalty for killing his 5-year-o...

Prosecutor Asks For The 'Ultimate Punishment' In Ex-Soldier's Trial

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) -- A federal prosecutor asked for the "ultimate punishment" for a former soldier convicted of his 5-year-old daughter's murder, while a ...

Naeem Williams Apologizes To Jury For Killing Daughter

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 06.04.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — A former soldier facing the death penalty for the murder of his 5-year-old daughter apologized in court Wednesday and asked jurors t...

Ex-Soldier's Death-Penalty Trial Begins Sentencing Phase

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 07.28.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — Jurors who must decide if a former Hawaii soldier will be sentenced to death are expected to hear from witnesses including his famil...

Ex-Soldier Convicted In Daughter's Beating Death In Hawaii

AP | SAM EIFLING | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) -- A federal jury on Thursday convicted a former Hawaii soldier of murder in the beating death of his 5-year-old daughter. Jurors in Ho...

5 Year Old's Cause Of Death At Issue In Hawaii Murder Trial

AP | SAM EIFLING | Posted 06.22.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) -- A defense lawyer for a former soldier accused of punching his 5-year-old daughter to death says an autopsy shows evidence of lasting ...

Judge Warns Ex-Soldier In Capital Murder Trial, Suspects Testimony Was Coached

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 06.02.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) -- The judge presiding over the capital murder trial of a former Hawaii-based soldier accused of killing his 5-year-old daughter said We...

Stepmom's Gruesome Testimony Details Her And Ex-Soldier's Abuse Of 5 Year Old

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 03.14.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) -- The stepmother of a 5-year-old girl who prosecutors allege was beaten to death by her father testified Friday that she and the former...

Death Penalty Trial Begins For Ex-Soldier Suspected Of Killing 5-Year-Old Daughter

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 03.11.2014 | Crime

HONOLULU (AP) — Opening statements began Tuesday in the death penalty trial of a former Hawaii-based soldier accused of killing his 5-year-old daugh...

5-Year-Old Girl's Murder Could Bring First Death Penalty To Hawaii

Posted 03.25.2014 | Crime

Jury selection is underway for the first death penalty trial in the state of Hawaii. Capital punishment was abolished in Hawaii in 1957, but the ...