News Guide: Real-Life 'Bernie' Murder Case Back In CourtA funeral director in small-town East Texas befriends a widow 40 years his senior at her husband's funeral, spends her money freely, then in 1996 shoots her and hides her body in a freezer for nine months.
Sentencing Trial Begins In Case That Inspired Film 'Bernie'A sentencing trial is underway for the East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the dark comedy movie "Bernie."
Jury Selection Begins In Bernie Tiede Punishment TrialJury selection is expected to begin Friday in the sentencing trial of an East Texas mortician whose murder case inspired the dark comedy "Bernie."
Real-Life 'Bernie' Murder Case Back In CourtThe real-life case featured in the 2011 dark comedy "Bernie" heads back to a courtroom April 6 for a new sentencing trial, two decades after Marjorie Nugent was killed.
Bernie Tiede To Return To Court Over East Texas MurderThe man whose murder conviction inspired the dark comedy movie 'Bernie' is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday in an effort to stay out of prison.
Judge Replaces Prosecutor For Bernie Tiede Retrial A Texas judge has appointed a special prosecutor to handle the retrial of the man whose murder conviction inspired the dark comedy 'Bernie.'
New Prosecutor Mulled For Bernie Tiede CaseA state district judge is to hear pre-trial motions, including one for the prosecutor's recusal, in the case of the man whose murder conviction inspired the dark comedy "Bernie."
Killer In 'Bernie' Movie Could Still Face ScrutinyThe district attorney who agreed to release a convicted Texas killer whose story inspired the dark comedy "Bernie" said he's not ruling out a future prosecution of the man.
New Sentencing For Former Carthage Mortician Bernie TiedeTexas' highest court has granted a new sentencing hearing for the mortician whose conviction for killing his longtime companion and storing her body in a freezer inspired the dark-comedy movie 'Bernie.'
'Bernie' Victim's Family Fights For Voice In CourtWhen the East Texas mortician who inspired the movie 'Bernie' was let out of prison, the family of the elderly woman he killed found out about his release from reporters.
Victim's Family Wants 'Bernie' Back In PrisonThe family of the widow killed by an East Texas man later portrayed in the film "Bernie" has filed its objections to the man's early release.
Victim's Family Speaks Out After Former Carthage Mortician Bernie Tiede Set FreeThe former Carthage, Texas undertaker, who's served 17-years of a life sentence for killing wealthy East Texas widow Marjorie Nugent is being released.