The OJ Simpson Case: 20 Years Later | NBC Southern California

A look back, 20 years after the events that led to the "Trial of the Century"

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 11:42 AM PDT

O.J. Simpson Trial: Crowds Gather

O.J. Simpson Trial: Crowds Gather

As the murder trial of O.J. Simpson got underway in Los Angeles, fascinated crowds flocked to his estate on Rockingham Drive, leaving signs of support. Others made their way to Nicole Brown Simpson's Brentwood...

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 01:38 PM PDT

20 Years Later: Mourning Nicole Brown Simpson, Ron Goldman

20 Years Later: Mourning Nicole Brown Simpson, Ron Goldman

A few minutes after midnight, June 13, 1994, a neighbor discovered the bodies of Nicole Brown Simpson, 35, and a friend, Ronald Goldman, 25, outside her Brentwood townhouse. In the days that followed, family and...

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 05:31 PM PDT

How OJ Simpson Became a Murder Suspect

How OJ Simpson Became a Murder Suspect

Detectives quickly focused on O.J. Simpson as a suspect in the deaths of his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, and Ronald Goldman just hours after the discovery of their bodies. He was detained the morning...

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 08:21 AM PDT

Ron Goldman's Dad: Son's Death "Is Like Yesterday"

Ron Goldman's Dad: Son's Death "Is Like Yesterday"

Members of Ron Goldman's family say their loss still feels fresh 20 years after O.J. Simpson was accused of murdering Ron alongside Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson. “It’s like yesterday, the loss...

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:16 AM PDT

Nicole Brown Simpson's Sister Recalls Tragedy 20 Years Later

Nicole Brown Simpson's Sister Recalls Tragedy 20 Years Later

Almost 20 years after her sister Nicole Brown Simpson’s body was found stabbed to death, Tanya Brown recalls her decade-long struggle to accept her older sister’s murder.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 07:21 AM PDT

Timeline: OJ Simpson Murder, Civil Trials

Timeline: OJ Simpson Murder, Civil Trials

Some of the key events in the O.J. Simpson murder and civil trials.

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 07:22 AM PDT

O.J. Simpson Before the "Trial of the Century"

O.J. Simpson Before the "Trial of the Century"

Before the infamous “Trial of the Century,” O.J. Simpson was better known as one of the most famous running backs in football history. The gruesome double murder in 1994 of his then wife Nicole Brown Simpson and...

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 07:25 AM PDT

5 Things the Jury Never Heard at O.J.'s Trial

5 Things the Jury Never Heard at O.J.'s Trial

Five first-hand accounts of O.J. Simpson's trial and encounters have been released.

Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 09:48 AM PDT
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Life and Times: OJ Simpson

Retired football player Orenthal James "O. J." Simpson is known for his numerous...View gallery

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Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 07:05 AM PDT

OJ Simpson Trial: "If It Doesn't Fit, You Must Acquit"

OJ Simpson Trial: "If It Doesn't Fit, You Must Acquit"

The prosecution's request to have OJ Simpson try on a pair of gloves spawned a phrase that become an enduring motto: "If it doesn't fit, you must acquit."

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A look back at the events leading up to the "Trial of the Century," 20 years after OJ Simpson was arrested in the stabbing deaths of his ex-wife and her friend. Visit this page for recollections from victims' family members, archive video of the slow-speed pursuit, a timeline of the double-murder trial and galleries capturing key events.