A Virginia prosecutor said Monday she is investigating whether hate crimes charges are appropriate against an “admitted” Ku Klux Klan leader who authorities say revved his vehicle’s engine and drove through peaceful protesters occupying a Richmond-area roadway.
Walter Ogrod was on death row in the killing of Barbara Jean Horn in Philadelphia, but prosecutors now say he’s innocent..
John Austin Hopkins has been sentenced to 8 years in prison. The trial judge said he believed Hopkins is in denial, that no one can do simple math to come up with an appropriate sentence.
A 55-year-old felon has used loose bail laws to terrorize Big Apple residents with a three borough crime-spree in which he was arrested 19 times and repeatedly released, The Post has learned.
Mary Bruno told investigators her husband was killed by their roommate, Dennis Roy, who kept her drugged and incoherent for days after the slaying. Security footage from Roy’s work told a different story.
In February of 2018, the Senate Law and Public Safety Committee heard testimony concerning allegations of rape and sexual abuse at the Edna Mahan Correctional Facility for Women. The Department of Corrections declined to appear at the hearing.
Two Waco lawyers were arrested Friday on charges that they plotted to kill the woman’s ex-husband, who had been arrested earlier this year on child molestation allegations.
A former Upper Peninsula priest will be heading to circuit court for a trial on sex crimes he allegedly committed in the 1980s.
Caught inside the same house he broke into the night before, a Tenafly burglar brandished a kitchen knife at police before dawn Friday, authorities said.
An attempt to mail drugs to a McCormick Correctional Institution inmate has left a Rock Hill couple facing criminal charges, according to warrants.
A reality TV star who appeared on “90 Day Fiancé” is out of prison after spending more than two years behind bars for drug charges—and he already appears to be enjoying the good life.
A new podcast explores the sordid criminal career of Woody Harrelson’s father, a convicted murderer who worked as a hitman-for-hire.
“Son of a Hitman” hit the platform Tuesday with two of the 10 episodes now available to stream. Journalist and documentary producer Jason Cavanagh hosts the series, which dives deep into Charles Harrelson’s life and many supposed crimes.
One guard has been left in hospital and two more injured after an attack by an inmate at the maximum-security wing of a jail.
The Arizona Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld Jodi Arias’ first-degree murder conviction and life prison sentence in the 2008 killing of her former boyfriend.
A sobbing Kevin Lee Payne Jr. told the courtroom, “I tried to slam on the brakes but it wasn’t good enough.”
After a brief stay at Rikers Island, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein is moving to a prison in upstate New York.
Prisoners are literally trapped inside cells as the virus spreads, experts say.
Coronavirus has become a “get out of jail” card for hundreds of low-level inmates across the country
Xuehua “Edward” Peng was accused of acting as a courier for China’s Ministry of State Security after the U.S. launched a “double agent operation” in 2015.
The United States Department of Justice has charged two New Jersey men with using drones to sneak drugs and other contraband into a federal prison in Burlington County.
The LAPD officer was off-duty at the time of the shooting and fled to Mexico.
“You know it’s been called a tragedy — that doesn’t seem to be enough,” said the judge who handed down 22-year-old Colten Treu’s sentence.
The mother of Joshua “JJ” Vallow and Tylee Ryan, who have been missing since September, had her initial court appearance in Idaho on Friday.
While convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein waits to hear how many years he’ll spend in prison, he’ll be living at the one of the most notorious jail complexes in the United States — Rikers Island.
McGuffin was convicted of killing his high school girlfriend Leah Freeman in Coquille, a small Coos County town, in 2000. He always maintained his innocence.
This week, snack food heiress Michelle Janavs became the latest participant in the college admissions scandal to receive her prison sentencing.
Nearly a decade into his life sentence for murder, Lydell Grant was escorted out of a Texas prison in November with his hands held high, free on bail, all thanks to DNA re-examined by a software program.
Maesaiah Thabane, the first lady of the tiny mountain kingdom of Lesotho, always knew how to make an entrance.
After weeks in hiding in South Africa, allegedly helped by a recently appointed spokesman who snuck her away in a government-issue car, Thabane crossed back into Lesotho last Tuesday, passing a phalanx of security forces, and promptly handed herself over to special police.
The mother of Sophie Lancaster says she believes there is “no justice” as one of her daughter’s killers had his minimum jail term cut.
Ryan Herbert, then 16, was one of two men handed life sentences for murdering Sophie, 20, who died of her injuries after being savagely beaten along with her boyfriend in a park in Lancashire in 2007.
In a crime that shook the nation Sophie and boyfriend Rob Maltby were targeted by “feral thugs” because they were members of the goth subculture and “looked and dressed differently.”
The family of Helen McCourt have lost a High Court bid to keep her killer behind bars ahead of a judicial review of the decision to free him.
Speedboat killer Jack Shepherd is planning a wedding from his jail cell despite still being married.
A man who served nearly three decades in prison for a triple killing in Philadelphia in what prosecutors called a “perfect storm” of injustice was freed after a judge threw out his conviction.
The 34-year-old is acting as unofficial mentor at HMP Woodhill, Buckinghamshire, after he reportedly renounced extremism last year. It is not yet clear if he and Khan did overlap.
A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to killing a Florida woman who prosecutors said was targeted because the two looked alike.
The prisoner, Eddy Montes, was a U.S. citizen, his cousin Paola Montenegro told Reuters, after Nicaraguan media published photos of what appeared to be his U.S. passport. The U.S. embassy in Nicaragua condemned the use of lethal force against Montes, calling him a political prisoner in a post on social media. The Nicaraguan interior ministry had said in an earlier statement Montes had family who were of foreign nationality but gave no further detail.
A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died.