Latest Christopher Murray News

Maine supreme court upholds murder conviction of NC man

Sep. 28, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The Maine supreme court on Tuesday upheld the murder conviction and life prison sentence of one of three people convicted in a deadly home invasion. Christopher Murray, of Red Springs, North Carolina, contended the judge erred in instructing the...

Jonathan Tukel, judge and longtime federal prosecutor, dies

Sep. 18, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jonathan Tukel, who was a federal prosecutor before becoming a judge on the Michigan Court of Appeals, has died at age 60. It's the second death of an appeals court judge in recent weeks. Karen Fort Hood died on Aug. 15. Tukel's death...

Michigan Appeals Court Judge Karen Fort Hood has died

Aug. 16, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The first Black woman elected to Michigan’s Court of Appeals has died. Karen Fort Hood died Sunday, Chief Judge Christopher Murray said Monday in a news release. She was 68. Details of Hood’s death were not immediately available....

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Jul. 30, 2021 14:23 PM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ CDC encourages...