Casey Anthony may still face death penalty

Aug. 21, 2008:Casey Anthony was released from jail after Padilla posted her bond. Aug. 30, 2008: Casey Anthony is taken into custody on new charges, including petty theft. Sept. 1, 2008: Police said they believe Caylee Anthony is not alive. The Orange County Sheriff's Office issued a statement saying that based on evidence that wasn't yet public and FBI tests, it believed "there is a strong probability that Caylee [Anthony] is deceased." Sept. 5, 2008: Casey Anthony released from jail. Sept. 25, 2008: Zenaida Fernandez-Gonzalez, the woman Casey Anthony reportedly named as a suspect in the case, filed a defamation lawsuit against Casey. Sept., 29, 2008: Casey Anthony returned to jail. Casey Anthony was arrested again and returned to jail on multiple charges including child neglect, lying to investigators, petty theft and use of a forged check, but wasn't charged in conjunction with her daughter's disappearance. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

December 18, 2009 12:50:24 PM PST
A Florida judge has denied a request to take the death penalty off the table for a mother charged with killing her 2-year-old daughter.