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."
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.
April Sentencing Trial Set For Inspiration For Film 'Bernie'An East Texas judge has set an April 1 start for the sentencing trial for a man whose 1999 murder conviction inspired the dark comedy "Bernie."
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.
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.
Ex-Texas Mortician Bernie Tiede Being Freed From Prison EarlyA 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.
"Lincoln" Leads Golden Globe NominationsSteven 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.
"Bernie" Turns True Story Into Macabre MovieYou'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.