STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — A prosecutor said Friday that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel will not face a second trial in the 1975 killing of Martha Moxley, an announcement that came 45 years to the day...
Prosecutors announced Friday they were not seeking a new murder trial for Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert F. Kennedy’s widow, Ethel Kennedy. Here is a timeline of key developments in the...
McLean, Va. (AP) — One of Robert F. Kennedy’s children is suing over custody of a decorative planter outside the historic northern Virginia home where the Kennedys once lived.
BOSTON (AP) — Camelot's inner circle is just about gone — though its spirit, some say, is very much alive.
Wednesday's death of Jean Kennedy Smith, an acclaimed former U.S....
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have determined that Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of assassinated presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, died of a drug...
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Dozens of members of the extended Kennedy clan as well as friends from college filled a Cape Cod church on Monday to pay their final respects to Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the...
BOSTON (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been announced for Saoirse (SIR'-shuh) Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy.
BOSTON (AP) — Authorities said Friday they are looking to toxicology reports for clues to the death of Saoirse Kennedy Hill, the 22-year-old granddaughter of assassinated presidential candidate...
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the death of Saoirse Kennedy Hill, a granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court announced Monday that it is leaving in place a decision that vacated a murder conviction against Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel.
Skakel was convicted in 2002 of the 1975 bludgeoning death of Martha Moxley, who lived across the street from the Skakel family in Greenwich, Connecticut, and whose body was found in her family's backyard. Both Skakel and Moxley were 15 at the time of her death.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Eleven states are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear Connecticut's appeal in the murder case of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel and reinstate his conviction.
The states filed a friend-of-the-court brief on Monday, saying a ruling in Connecticut's favor is needed to thwart excessive appeals that focused on mistakes made by defense lawyers. The court has not yet decided whether to hear Connecticut's appeal.
BOSTON (AP) — The 90-year-old widow of Robert F. Kennedy plans to participate in a hunger strike to protest the separation of immigrant families.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut prosecutors plan to appeal the dismissal of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in a 1975 bludgeoning death to the U.S. Supreme Court.
State prosecutor James Killen notified the Connecticut Supreme Court of the planned appeal Tuesday. He said the court was wrong earlier this month when it reversed its own 2016 decision and vacated Skakel's murder conviction on the ground that Skakel's trial lawyer failed to call an alibi witness to the stand.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Now that a court has struck down the murder conviction of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, the next step in the decades-long legal saga is up to Connecticut prosecutors, who must decide whether to seek a new trial in the 1975 slaying.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a stunning reversal, the Connecticut Supreme Court on Friday overturned Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's murder conviction in the 1975 bludgeoning death of a girl in wealthy Greenwich.
The high court issued a 4-3 ruling that Skakel's trial attorney failed to present evidence of an alibi. The same court in December 2016 had reinstated Skakel's conviction after a lower court ordered a new trial, citing mistakes by the trial attorney, Mickey Sherman.
A timeline of key developments in the Connecticut murder case against Michael Skakel, the nephew of Robert F. Kennedy's widow, Ethel Kennedy, whose conviction was vacated Friday:
— Oct. 30, 1975: Greenwich teenager Martha Moxley is beaten to death with a golf club, later traced to a set owned by Michael Skakel's late mother. Moxley's battered body is found the next day under a tree on her family's estate. The case is unsolved for 25 years and is the subject of several books.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A request by prosecutors to revoke Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's bail and send him back to prison while his murder case appeal is pending has been rejected.
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled against the state prosecutors' request late Wednesday but did not elaborate.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut officials are asking the state's highest court to revoke Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's bail and send him back to prison, reminding justices it has been more than a year since they reinstated his murder conviction.
The chief state's attorney's office filed the request Monday with the state Supreme Court.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Authorities in Massachusetts have dismissed a disorderly conduct charge against a Kennedy family member who was arrested last month after complaints about a loud party.
Matthew "Max" Kennedy appeared in Barnstable (BAHRN'-stuh-buhl) District Court on Tuesday. He was found responsible for a noise violation and paid a $150 fine.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a member of the Kennedy family screamed incoherently and threw himself into a wall after he was confronted by police responding to complaints about a loud party and fireworks.
A Barnstable police officer says the actions of both 52-year-old Matthew "Max" Kennedy and his daughter, 22-year-old Caroline Kennedy, incited the partygoers into "an angry mob" on Sunday in Hyannis Port.
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — Two members of the Kennedy family have been arrested in Massachusetts following complaints about a loud party and fireworks.
Barnstable police say officers responded to a home near the family compound in Hyannis Port early Sunday morning on noise complaints.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel faces a possible return to prison after the state Supreme Court on Friday reinstated his murder conviction in the killing of Martha Moxley in 1975 when they were 15 years old and neighbors in a wealthy enclave.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner contributed $50 million to his own campaign fund as he prepares to seek re-election in 2018 — a record-setting amount that Republicans said was intended as a warning to Democrats considering challenging him.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest on services for the late astronaut John Glenn (all times EST):
A chorus has sung "Let There Be Peace On Earth" to a packed Ohio State University auditorium, capping a memorial service filled with moving tributes to the late space pioneer John Glenn.
BOSTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy is naming a ship after Robert F. Kennedy.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced the name Tuesday at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston. Members of the Kennedy family, including his widow, Ethel Kennedy, attended.
Massachusetts Congressman Joe Kennedy, his grandson, said they're "deeply grateful" for the honor.