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Amanda Knox: Conviction is Wrong, "Hit Me Like a Train"


An emotional Amanda Knox is vowing to fight her murder conviction once again, saying defiantly “this is wrong” and that she will never willingly return to Italy. A jury found Amanda Knox guilty yesterday in the 2007 slaying of Meredith Kercher, which she spent four years in prison for before being released on appeal

Amanda Knox Verdict: GUILTY of Murder, Sentenced to 28 Years


An Italian court has returned a verdict in the third trial of Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, in the 2007 death of Meredeth Kercher: Knox was found guilty of the crime for the second time in the notorious case. Amanda was sentenced to 28 years and six months in jail, though it’s rather unclear if she’ll ever serve even a day of that. More on that in a second

Amanda Knox Signs $4 Million Book Deal

Amanda Knox, the American college student who spent nearly four years in an Italian jail for murder, only to have her conviction overturned, is read to tell her story. And be paid handsomely for it. The international drama that unfolded on TV and in newspapers is now about to be told from the inside, in a subjective and profitable account, by Amanda Knox herself.

Amanda Knox Book Deal in the Works


The Amanda Knox story is coming to bookshelves near you. According to reports, she’s signed with a powerful literary agent in D.C., Robert Barnett, who has brokered book deals for some of the biggest names imaginable. Think Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W

Amanda Knox Parents Praised, George and Cindy Anthony Ripped By Jose Baez


The Casey Anthony and Amanda Knox have obvious parallels. Both are attractive white women accused of murder and acquitted after spending years behind bars – in Knox’s case, she was actually convicted first – and who have become national stories (and eviscerated by Nancy Grace ) for better or worse. One area where they differ – to Casey’s detriment, according to her lawyer Jose Baez – is in the parenting department.

Will Amanda Knox Get a Book Deal?


Amanda Knox was cleared of murder charges in Italy on Monday after jurors threw out a 2009 conviction that sent the American student to prison for a quarter-century. Almost immediately following her exoneration in the slaying of Meredith Kercher, media watchers began pondering when/if a book deal for Knox is on the way. She certainly has a compelling story to tell ..

Amanda Knox Still "Traumatized," Father Says


Amanda Knox may be a free woman, but her ordeal is far from over. Released from an Italian prison and back home with her family after her murder conviction was overturned Monday night, the 24-year-old must now begin the hard part – coming to grips with what happened and what lies ahead. “What’s the trauma …

Trailer out for controversial movie about Amanda Knox trial starring Hayden Panettiere

[HMG Celebrity News] – After her success in ‘Heroes’ Hayden Panettiere is about to challenge her fans by appearing as Amanda Knox, the focus of one of the most controversial court cases in modern times – The murder of Meredith Kercher. The movie ‘Amanda Knox: Murder On Trial’ graphically recreates the events of 2007 when 21-year old British exchange student Meredith Kercher was found dead in her bedroom at the apartment she shared with Amanda in Perugia, Italy on November 2nd, 2007. Police say she’d been stabbed and sexually assaulted.

Robert “Letterman Extorting” Halderman Nominated For Emmy Award

Former CBS News producer Robert “Joe” Halderman, the man behind the David Letterman extortion scandal has been nominated for an Emmy Award . Halderman was nominated in the “News and Documentary” category for his work on the April 2009 episode of 48 Hours which focuses on the story of Amanda Knox, an American student studying in Italy and who was sentenced to 27 years for murdering her roommate