A Texas judge has appointed a special prosecutor to handle the retrial of the man whose murder conviction inspired the dark comedy ‘Bernie.’
A 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.”
The 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.
The 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.
The former Carthage, Texas undertaker, who’s served 17-years of a life sentence for killing wealthy East Texas widow Marjorie Nugent is being released.
A former mortician sentenced to life for killing a rich East Texas widow will be released from prison early under an agreement with the district attorney who prosecuted him.
Steven Spielberg’s epic “Lincoln” led the Golden Globes on Thursday with seven nominations. Among them are best drama, best director and acting honors for Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones.
You’ve heard the line “you can’t make this stuff up?” That’s describes to a T the plot of the new film “Bernie” starring Jack Black, Shirley MacLaine and Matthew McConaughey.
The real stars of Richard Linklater’s new movie “Bernie” are, unquestionably, the townspeople of Carthage, Texas.