New trial date for man charged with threats against HLN anchors - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

UPDATE

New trial date for man charged with threats against HLN anchors

David Lee Simpson is accused of making threats via Twitter against two CNN anchors covering the Jodi Arias murder trial. (Source: CBS 5 News) David Lee Simpson is accused of making threats via Twitter against two CNN anchors covering the Jodi Arias murder trial. (Source: CBS 5 News)
PHOENIX (CBS5) -

A new trial date has been set for a New York man charged with making death threats on Twitter against two CNN Headline News anchors covering the Jodi Arias murder trial.

David Lee Simpson's trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 15 after it was postponed from a July 14 start and rescheduled for this week.

Simpson faces five felony counts for comments made toward Nancy Grace and Jane Velez-Mitchell, both hosts of shows on Turner Broadcasting's HLN network who regularly covered the nearly five-month trial on national television.

Investigators said Simpson also threatened a Phoenix woman via Twitter.

Authorities extradited him to Maricopa County and a judge entered a not guilty plea on his behalf.

Arias was convicted of brutally killing her ex-lover Travis Alexander in 2008 in his Mesa home.

Copyright 2014 CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

  • Whats on FOX19More>>

  • SIDEBAR: David Lee Simpson-CNN anchor threats-Jodi Arias

    Police still seek explosives in Arias stalker case (7/30/2013) MCSO: Stalker admits he was headed to kill TV anchor at time of his arrest (7/25/2013) Man accused of threatening CNN anchors held on $100,000Full Story >
    Police still seek explosives in Arias stalker case (7/30/2013) MCSO: Stalker admits he was headed to kill TV anchor at time of his arrest (7/25/2013) Man accused of threatening CNN anchors held on $100,000Full Story >
  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • The Latest: Trump hails Indiana teacher who stopped shooting

    The Latest: Trump hails Indiana teacher who stopped shooting

    Saturday, May 26 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-26 14:46:33 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:26:19 GMT
    (Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star via AP). Empty school buses leave after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., on Friday, May 25, 2018. A male student opened fire at the suburban Indianapolis school wounding another stu...(Robert Scheer/The Indianapolis Star via AP). Empty school buses leave after a shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Ind., on Friday, May 25, 2018. A male student opened fire at the suburban Indianapolis school wounding another stu...

    The family of a student wounded during a school shooting in Indiana says she is in critical but stable condition.

    Full Story >

    The family of a student wounded during a school shooting in Indiana says she is in critical but stable condition.

    Full Story >
  • Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

    Subtropical Storm Alberto heads to the US Gulf

    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-26 09:23:12 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:26:00 GMT
    A gradual strengthening is expected through the weekend as Alberto moves north. (Source: NOAA/CIRA/RAMMB/CNN)A gradual strengthening is expected through the weekend as Alberto moves north. (Source: NOAA/CIRA/RAMMB/CNN)

    A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

    Full Story >

    A storm moving slowly through the Caribbean Sea is threatening to bring heavy rainfall, mudslides, and flash floods to parts of Mexico, Cuba, Florida and the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast this weekend.

    Full Story >
  • More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

    More LGBT issues loom as justices near wedding cake decision

    Saturday, May 26 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-05-26 13:33:35 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-05-26 17:25:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through the courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2017, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington is seen at sunset. A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through the courts and will continue, no matter the outcome in the...

    A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and that'll continue, no matter what the Supreme Court decides in the case of a baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

    Full Story >

    A flood of lawsuits over LGBT rights is making its way through courts and that'll continue, no matter what the Supreme Court decides in the case of a baker who wouldn't create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple.

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly