Latest O.J. Simpson News

Donald Trump may be stuck in a Manhattan courtroom, but he knows his fave legal analysts

May. 23, 2024 13:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If there are bragging rights associated with Donald Trump praising your legal acumen when he speaks after a day's testimony at his criminal trial, Fox News analyst Andy McCarthy has already been cited at least a dozen times. The former president and current...

OJ Simpson has been cremated, estate attorney in Las Vegas says. No public memorial is planned

Apr. 17, 2024 15:29 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former football star and celebrity criminal defendant O.J. Simpson was cremated Wednesday, the lawyer handling his estate said following his death last week at home in Las Vegas at age 76. Attorney Malcolm LaVergne told The Associated Press he was present, along...

OJ Simpson was chilling with a beer on a couch before Easter, lawyer says. 2 weeks later he was dead

Apr. 16, 2024 23:16 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson's last robust discussion with his longtime lawyer was just before Easter, at the country club home Simpson leased southwest of the Las Vegas Strip. “He was awake, alert and chilling,” attorney Malcom LaVergne recalled Tuesday. “He’s on the...

Executor of O.J. Simpson's estate plans to fight payout to the families of Brown and Goldman

Apr. 16, 2024 20:46 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The executor of O.J. Simpson’s estate says he will work to prevent a payout of a $33.5 million judgment awarded by a California civil jury nearly three decades ago in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the families of Simpson’s ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron...

Trump trial: Why can't Americans see or hear what is going on inside the courtroom?

Apr. 16, 2024 16:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a moment in history — the first U.S. president facing criminal charges in an American courtroom. Yet only a handful of observers are able to see or even hear what is going on. Instead, most of the nation is getting news of former President Donald Trump's hush...

OJ Simpson's public life crossed decades and boundaries, leaving lasting echoes. Here are a few

Apr. 14, 2024 17:46 PM EDT

O.J. Simpson is gone now. But his life and public journey across seven decades touched multiple areas of American life, from sports to the legal arena to culture. The murder case against him in 1994 — and his acquittal in 1995 — had deep implications for how people talk about race and domestic...

Learn more about O.J. Simpson: The TV, movies, books and podcasts about the trial of the century

Apr. 13, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The story of O.J. Simpson's life was inherently cinematic — what started as fodder for a triumphant sports biopic abruptly became something much darker and complex as Simpson slid from fame to infamy following the killings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman. ...

If O.J. Simpson's assets go to court, Goldman, Brown families could be first in line

Apr. 12, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — O.J. Simpson died Wednesday without having paid the lion’s share of the $33.5 million judgment a California civil jury awarded to the families of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman. Acquitted at a criminal trial, Simpson was found...

The O.J. Simpson case forced domestic violence into the spotlight, boosting a movement

Apr. 12, 2024 14:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thirty years ago, as women’s rights advocates worked to pass the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, domestic violence was still something of a hushed topic. Then Nicole Brown Simpson’s death forced it into the spotlight. Americans riveted by the murder...

In death, 3 decades after his trial verdict, O.J. Simpson still reflects America's racial divides

Apr. 12, 2024 12:48 PM EDT

For many people old enough to remember O.J. Simpson’s murder trial, his 1995 exoneration was a defining moment in their understanding of race, policing and justice. Nearly three decades later, it still reflects the different realities of white and Black Americans. Some people...