Over 49 years ago, Jalil Muntaqim (formerly Anthony Bottom), who is now nearly 70 years old, is one of the longest held people in prison in New York state. Muntaqim was originally sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after being convicted of killing two police officers, but that sentence has continuously been extended. This week, he tested positive for COVID-19, and is fighting new challenges to stay alive. Now, his lawyer and supporters hope to get him released from prison at least until the pandemic subsides and conditions are safer.
Reports of hate crimes and bias incidents have spiked 366% in Oregon this year, in part because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Greater Springfield organized crime figure Ralph Santaniello wanted out of prison sooner rather than later.
Federal investigators are concerned about the potential for hate crimes against minorities in the wake of the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, according to the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
A Utah man accused of killing a young couple during a home invasion over the weekend has been apprehended in California shortly after he was named as the prime suspect.
“What helps is them stopping their bad deeds,” the president said, explaining how the drug gangs should stop harming others.