Maine High Court Expected to Hear Appeal in the Slaying of a Woman, Toddler 

A man serving two life sentences for killing his former girlfriend and a toddler is asking the Maine high court for a new trial.Oral arguments are expected Thursday for Jeffrey Cookson.His attorney is expected to ask for d-n-a tests on clothes and a wig that were worn by a man who claimed to kill 20-year-old Mindy Gould and 21-month old Treven Cunningham.That man later retracted his statement saying he came forward to help Cookson.Cookson was convicted in 2001 of shooting Gould and Treven execution style in December of 1999.