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Blake Proclaims His Innocence

Innocent man ROBERT BLAKE insists his conscience is clear now justice has been served at his murder trial - but regrets many members of the public are still adamant he's guilty of killing his wife....

23rd March 2005

Blake Appears On Tv For The First Time Since Acquittal

Actor ROBERT BLAKE told American TV this morning (22MAR05) who he believes was responsible for murdering his wife BONNY LEE BAKLEY. The BARETTA star, 71, refused to name the culprit, but hinted it...

23rd March 2005

Blake Becomes Rosie's 'Grandpa'

Actor ROBERT BLAKE has decided to play the role of 'grandpa' to his young daughter ROSIE, who is currently being raised by his adult child DELANA. Delana took custody of Rosie while their father...

23rd March 2005

Blake Juror To Release Song About Trial

A juror who sat on the ROBERT BLAKE murder trial is releasing a song he wrote about the American actor's case. ROBERTO EMERICK says his track imagines what the BARETTA star was thinking as...

21st March 2005

Stepdaughter Claims Blake Boasted He'd 'Get Away' With Murder

ROBERT BLAKE's adult stepdaughter claims the actor often boasted that he'd "get away with" murdering her mother, BONNY LEE BAKLEY. Former BARETTA star Blake, 71, was found not guilty on Wednesday (16MAR05) in the...

19th March 2005

Tv Mogul Cannell Wants To Work With Blake Again

The TV mogul who turned ROBERT BLAKE into a star on BARETTA is keen to work with the 71-year-old star again, now he's been cleared of murdering his late wife. STEVEN J CANNELL, who...

18th March 2005

Blake Gears Up For Another Court Battle

A day after ROBERT BLAKE celebrated his acquittal on charges of murdering his wife, a lawyer for the victim's family announced plans to "wipe that smile off his face" in a civil case. The...

18th March 2005

Blake Begs For Employment After Murder Trial

Exonerated actor ROBERT BLAKE made an emotional appeal for employment just moments after his murder trial ended last night (17MAR05) - because legal fees have left him with mounting debts. The former BARETTA...

18th March 2005

Blake Indebted To Attorney Schwartzbach

Exonerated actor ROBERT BLAKE has eulogised his defence attorney M GERALD SCHWARTZBACH after he was acquitted of murder and solicitation charges. The former BARETTA star, who faced a possible sentence of life in prison...

17th March 2005

Robert Blake Found Not Guilty Of Murder

Actor ROBERT BLAKE has been found not guilty of first-degree murder in the 2001 killing of his wife, BONNY LEE BAKLEY. Jurors, who reached their verdict on the eighth day of deliberations yesterday (16MAR05),...

17th March 2005

Still No Verdict In Blake Murder Trial

Jurors in the ROBERT BLAKE murder trial ended a week of deliberations on Friday (11MAR05) without reaching a verdict. The panel has been ordered to continue considering the case today (14MAR05). The jury has...

16th March 2005

Jury Deliberates In Blake Trial

The jury in actor ROBERT BLAKE's murder trail spent three hours deliberating their verdict yesterday (07MAR05) without reaching a final decision - but they made no request to review any testimonies or evidence. Former...

8th March 2005

Blake Must Wait For Jury Decision

LATEST: Troubled actor ROBERT BLAKE's fate is in the hands ofjurors after closing arguments in his murder trial wrapped yesterday (04MAR05). Blake's attorney M GERALD SCHWARTZBACH spent much of Thursday (03MAR05) and yesterday morning...

5th March 2005

Blake's Attorney Wraps Up

LATEST: Actor ROBERT BLAKE's attorney has urged jurors in his client's murder trial to "look at all of the evidence" as he wraps up his defence in court today (03MAR05). M GERALD SCHWARTZBACH stressed...

3rd March 2005

Blake Overestimated Acting Skills, Claims Prosecution

American TV star ROBERT BLAKE "overestimated his acting abilities" when he cried the night his wife was murdered, prosecutors told a Van Nuys, California, court on Wednesday (02MAR05). The former BARETTA star, 71, has...

3rd March 2005

Robert Blake Defence Rests Case

Lawyers representing actor ROBERT BLAKE during his murder trial rested the defence yesterday (23FEB05), without calling him to the stand. Jurors were able to hear from the former BARETTA star in the form of...

24th February 2005

New Accusations In Blake Case

Actor ROBERT BLAKE has been accused of wanting his wife BONNIE LEE BAKELY dead so he could give their baby daughter ROSE to his elder child DELANA. ERIC DUBIN, the attorney representing the Bakely...

23rd February 2005

Blake Showed 'Normal' Traumatic Behaviour

LATEST: ROBERT BLAKE expressed normal behaviour for someone involved in a traumatic event the night his wife was killed, his trial has been told by a key witness. Los Angeles Fire Department captain KEVIN...

21st February 2005

Blake Defence Attacks Stuntman's Credibility

ROBERT BLAKE's lawyer attacked the credibility of stuntman GARY McLARTY in a California court yesterday (15FEB05), after McLarty testified the actor had tried to hire him to kill BONNY LEE BAKLEY. Blake is currently...

16th February 2005

Blake Weeps In Court

LATEST: ROBERT BLAKE was escorted from his murder trial at Van Nuys, California court on Monday (14FEB05), after breaking down in tears at the sound of his own voice. The prosecution wrapped up their...

15th February 2005

Witness Describes 'Suspicious' Blake Transactions

LATEST: ROBERT BLAKE withdrew $126,000 (GBP67,000) from two accounts months before his wife was killed - triggering a suspicious activity report from his bank, an official has testified. Prosecutor SHELLIE SAMUELS suggested at the...

15th February 2005

Blake Prosecution To Rest After Airing Tv Interview

The prosecution in ROBERT BLAKE's murder trial is expected to rest its case later today (14FEB05) in Van Nuys, California, after showing jurors a jailhouse interview the actor recorded with TV interviewer BARBARA WALTERS....

14th February 2005

Blake's Defence Claims Star Witness Fabricated Story

LATEST: ROBERT BLAKE's lawyer suggested yesterday (10FEB05) a leading witness in the actor's murder trial fabricated his story after reading newspaper reports about the killing of Blake's wife BONNY LEE BAKLEY. Ex-stuntman RONALD 'DUFFY'...

11th February 2005

Blake's Defence Claims Star Witness Fabricated Story

LATEST: ROBERT BLAKE's lawyer suggested yesterday (10FEB05) a leading witness in the actor's murder trial fabricated his story after reading newspaper reports about the killing of Blake's wife BONNY LEE BAKLEY. Ex-stuntman RONALD 'DUFFY'...

11th February 2005

Stuntman Testifies Blake Asked Him To Murder Wife

LATEST: ROBERT BLAKE's former stuntman testified yesterday (07FEB05) that the actor asked him to murder his wife BONNIE LEE BAKLEY two months before she was shot dead on 4 May, 2001. GARY...

8th February 2005

Blake Witness 'On Drugs' Claims Defence

ROBERT BLAKE's lawyer suggested yesterday (03FEB05) a leading witness in the actor's murder trial, was using illegal drugs during his police interview. The BARETTA star's attorney M GERALD SCHWARTZBACH claimed officers ignored the possibility...

4th February 2005

Blake Detective Didn't Test Gun Placing

The detective supervising the ROBERT BLAKE murder case admitted Wednesday (02FEB05) he didn't test the restaurant booth where the actor claimed to have left his gun. Detective RONALD ITO testified at the Van Nuys,...

3rd February 2005

Blake's Late Wife 'Tricked' Him Into Marriage

Troubled actor ROBERT BLAKE's late wife BONNIE LEE BAKLEY was determined to have his baby and persuade him to marry her, a Los Angeles court has heard. Bakley's eldest daughter HOLLY GAWRON, 24, told...

28th January 2005

Blake Wife Signed Controlling Prenup

LATEST: ROBERT BLAKE's murdered wife signed a prenuptial agreement that meant she risked losing custody of the couple's daughter if she called their wedding off, the jury in Blake's murder trial were told yesterday (25JAN05)...

26th January 2005

Blake's Former Assistant Testifies That She Helped Kidnap Baby

ROBERT BLAKE's former assistant testified yesterday (24JAN05) that she unwittingly helped the actor kidnap his baby daughter from his then future wife BONNIE LEE BAKLEY. CODY BLACKWELL claimed Blake asked her to pose as...

25th January 2005

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