Adnan Syed’s murder conviction on hold for now, as Maryland Supreme Court considers appealMay 25, 2023 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Adnan Syed will not return to jail and his murder conviction is on hold, for now, as Maryland's Supreme Court decides whether to hear his appeal.
The state's highest court issued an order on Thursday that prevents the reinstatement of Syed's murder conviction by a lower court.
Adnan Syed’s lawyer appeals to Maryland Supreme CourtMay 24, 2023 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Adnan Syed's lawyer asked Maryland's highest court on Wednesday to overturn a lower court's ruling that reinstated his murder conviction from more than two decades ago — after he was freed last year in a legal case that gained international attention from the hit podcast “Serial.”
Appeals court refuses to reconsider Adnan Syed’s sentenceMay 2, 2023 GMT
A Maryland appellate court on Tuesday denied a request by Adnan Syed's lawyer to reconsider its recent decision to reinstate his murder conviction. His lawyer said she will appeal to the Maryland Supreme Court.
Adnan Syed asks court to reconsider backing victim’s familyApril 26, 2023 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Attorneys for Adnan Syed filed a motion Wednesday asking a Maryland appellate court to reconsider its recent decision to reinstate his decadesold murder conviction and life sentence, a ruling that upheld arguments from the victim’s family claiming a lower court violated their rights.
Adnan Syed case pits victims’ rights against justice reformMarch 30, 2023 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — When Baltimore prosecutors asked to vacate Adnan Syed's murder conviction and have him freed after 23 years behind bars, their request exemplified a growing movement within the American criminal justice system to acknowledge and correct past mistakes, including police misconduct and prosecutorial missteps.
Court backs victim’s family in Adnan Syed’s ‘Serial’ caseMarch 29, 2023 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland appellate court on Tuesday reinstated Adnan Syed's murder conviction and ordered a new hearing in the case, marking the latest development in the protracted legal odyssey chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial.”
Judges hear appeal from victim’s family in Adnan Syed caseFebruary 2, 2023 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The protracted legal odyssey of Adnan Syed, whose murder case rose to prominence through the hit podcast “Serial,” marked its latest development Thursday when a Maryland appeals court considered whether the victim’s family experienced improper treatment when a Baltimore court overturned Syed’s conviction last year, allowing his release after more than two decades behind bars.
Court rules family’s appeal can advance in ‘Serial’ caseNovember 4, 2022 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — An appeal of the court proceedings that freed Adnan Syed from prison filed by the family of the murder victim in the case chronicled in the true-crime podcast “Serial” can move forward, Maryland's intermediate appellate court ruled Friday.
Appeals court refuses to intervene in ‘Serial’ rulingOctober 12, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland appeals court refused on Wednesday to intervene in a lower court’s decision to free a man who served over 20 years in prison for the killing of a high school student, a case chronicled by the groundbreaking “Serial” podcast.
Prosecutors drop charges against Adnan Syed in ‘Serial’ caseOctober 11, 2022 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors dropped charges against Adnan Syed on Tuesday in the 1999 killing of Hae Min Lee after additional DNA testing excluded him as a suspect in a case chronicled by the hit podcast “Serial.”
Maryland AG joins family’s appeal in ‘Serial’ murder caseOctober 8, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — The office of Maryland's attorney general is supporting an appeal by a slain woman's family after a Baltimore judge overturned a man's murder conviction in a case chronicled by a groundbreaking podcast.
Family of victim in ‘Serial’ case asks court to halt caseOctober 6, 2022 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The family of the victim in the murder case chronicled in the first season of the “Serial” podcast has asked Maryland's intermediate appellate court to halt Adnan Syed’s court case pending the family’s appeal of a judge’s overturning of Syed’s murder conviction.
‘Serial’ case: Victim’s family wants to redo Syed hearingSeptember 29, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — The family of a young woman who was killed in 1999 will appeal a Baltimore judge’s recent order overturning the conviction of Adnan Syed, the man imprisoned for decades for Hae Min Lee's death, according to an attorney for the family.
‘Serial’ host: Evidence that freed Syed was long availableSeptember 20, 2022 GMT
The creator of a true-crime podcast that helped free a Maryland man imprisoned for two decades said Tuesday that she feels a mix of emotions over how long it took authorities to act on evidence that’s long been available.
‘Serial’ case: Adnan Syed released, conviction tossedSeptember 20, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge on Monday ordered the release of Adnan Syed after overturning Syed’s conviction for the 1999 murder of high school student Hae Min Lee — a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial,” a true-crime series that transfixed listeners and revolutionized the genre.
Court hearing set for Monday in Baltimore’s Adnan Syed caseSeptember 17, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A court hearing has been set for Monday in Baltimore to consider a request from prosecutors to vacate the 2000 murder conviction of Adnan Syed, whose case was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial.”
‘Serial’ case: Prosecutors move to vacate Syed’s convictionSeptember 15, 2022 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors asked a judge on Wednesday to vacate Adnan Syed's conviction for the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee — a case that was chronicled in the hit podcast “Serial."
Baltimore judge orders new look at ‘Serial’ evidenceMarch 15, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore judge has ordered new testing for evidence in the case of a Maryland man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the podcast “Serial.”
Baltimore Circuit Court Judge Melissa Phinn signed an order Monday mandating that Baltimore police send evidence in the case against Adnan Syed within 15 days to a California crime lab, news outlets reported.
Prosecutors, defense seek new look at ‘Serial’ evidenceMarch 11, 2022 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors and attorneys for a Maryland man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the podcast “Serial” are seeking a new look at the case.
The prosecutors signed on to a motion Thursday that asks a judge to order a retest of some evidence in the case against Adnan Syed, The Baltimore Sun reported.
DNA links dead criminal to a 1996 South Carolina cold caseFebruary 14, 2020 GMT
NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — A cold-case slaying in South Carolina has been closed, as police believe the killer died in a Louisiana jail more than a decade ago...
Justices reject call for new trial in ‘Serial’ podcast caseNovember 25, 2019 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected a Maryland man’s bid for a new trial based on information uncovered by the hit podcast “Serial...
Court denies new trial in ‘Serial’ podcast murder caseMarch 8, 2019 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's highest court denied a new trial Friday for a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit podcast "Serial...
Arguments in “Serial” case focus on lawyer, alibi witnessNovember 29, 2018 GMT
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Roughly two years after a new trial was ordered, Maryland's highest court on Thursday heard arguments in their review of the high-profile case of a man whose murder conviction was chronicled in the hit "Serial" podcast that attracted millions of armchair detectives.
Appeals court upholds new trial for subject of ‘Serial’March 29, 2018 GMT
BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland appeals court on Thursday upheld a ruling granting a new trial to a man whose conviction in the murder of his high school sweetheart became the subject of the popular podcast "Serial...