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.
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.
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 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.
"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.
Film Review: Murder Tale "Bernie" Is Ode To TexasThe real stars of Richard Linklater's new movie "Bernie" are, unquestionably, the townspeople of Carthage, Texas.