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  • Public barred from jury selection in girl's running death

    Potential jurors reported amid secrecy Monday for the capital murder trial of an Alabama woman charged in her granddaughter's running death, with the judge refusing public access to process that typically is open.
  • Snow delays jury selection again in running-death trial

    Jury selection is being delayed a third day by snow in the capital murder trial of a woman accused of making her granddaughter run until she died. Some roads were still icy in northeast Alabama around Etowah County early Friday, and officials say Joyce...

    Judge limits medical testimony about girl's running death

    An Alabama judge agreed with prosecutors Tuesday and limited medical testimony about a 9-year-old girl who was allegedly run to death by her grandmother. Etowah County Circuit Judge Billy Ogletree granted a prosecution motion to prevent testimony about...

    'Drill sergeant from hell' ran granddaughter to death, Ala. prosecutor says

    'Drill sergeant from hell' ran granddaughter to death, Ala. prosecutor says
    — A prosecutor calls Joyce Hardin Garrard the "drill sergeant from hell," a woman so mean she made her 9-year-old granddaughter run until the girl collapsed and died, all as punishment for lying about candy. In court, the 59-year-old year old...

    State wants no questions on autopsy doctor in running death

    Lawyers for an Alabama woman charged in the running death of her 9-year-old granddaughter shouldn't get to raise questions about the past of the doctor who performed the girl's autopsy, prosecutors told a judge. Etowah County prosecutors, in a motion...