Convictions and Imprisonments

Wrongfully convicted man sells prison art to make ends meet

7 hours ago   |   NBC News

Richard Phillips, the longest-serving U.S. inmate to win exoneration, is currently displaying around 50 pieces of his work in a Detroit gallery to make ends meet.
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‘Vegan Bernie Madoff' Sarma Melngailis dishes on relationship with attorney

‘Vegan Bernie Madoff' Sarma Melngailis dishes on relationship with attorney

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

Convicted restaurateur Sarma Melngailis has “been on the receiving end of huge amounts of insanely inappropriate behavior, comments, stuff that makes you uncomfortable,” due to...
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Citing security concerns, officials won't say where Jason Van Dyke to be imprisoned

10 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke began serving prison time for his second-degree murder conviction Friday, but officials won't say where. Citing concerns for Van...
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Patti Blagojevich ‘speechless' Van Dyke sentence is shorter than her husband's - and sends up flare to Trump on social media

11 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Patti Blagojevich compared on social media Friday the controversial sentencing of former Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke to the lengthier prison sentence given to her...
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West Virginia lawmaker seeks to end food stamp ban

11 hours ago   |   Star Tribune   |   2 articles

Some lawmakers in West Virginia want to end the state's lifetime ban on food stamps for people convicted of drug-related felonies.
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Laquan McDonald's Family Says Chicago Police Officer's Sentencing Was a ‘Slap in the Face'

15 hours ago   |   Time

The explosive video of a white Chicago officer shooting a black teenager 16 times shocked consciences around the world with footage of Laquan McDonald getting gunned down as he...
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Louisiana town elects felon mayor, but can he take office?

18 hours ago   |   National Post

BATON ROUGE, La. - When Louisiana voters enacted new restrictions on felons running for office, they inadvertently ensnared the small town of Ball in a new mayoral...
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Former Utah State football player convicted of sexually assaulting 6 women

Former Utah State football player convicted of sexually assaulting 6 women

18 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Although six women had filed complaints years ago, the university and police "had taken little action," until a newspaper report.
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Polish, European officials attend burial of slain mayor

21 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WARSAW, Poland - Polish and European officials joined thousands of people from across Poland Saturday for the funeral of Piotr Adamowicz, the slain mayor of the northern city...
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Indonesia cleric to be freed despite holding to radicalism

23 hours ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

JAKARTA, Indonesia - An Islamic cleric who was the ideological leader of the Bali bombers and other Indonesian militants is being released early from a 15-year prison sentence...
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Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Trump offers a 'Dreamers' deal for border-money proposal

Speaking from the White House, Trump said he was offering a "commonsense compromise both parties should embrace." Read more ...

Henry Cejudo needed just 32 seconds to KO T.J. Dillashaw

Henry Cejudo needed just 32 seconds to KO T.J. Dillashaw

Henry Cejudo's best chance to beat T.J. Dillashaw was supposed to be to outwrestle him. Instead, the 125-pound champion dominated Dillashaw with his fists. It took just 32... Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers...

NBA wrap: James Harden scores 48 points as Rockets come back to beat Lakers in OT

Houston is 26-19 and has overcome the injury bug so far this season to stay in the playoff hunt. Read more ...

Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with record win over Dillashaw

Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with record win over Dillashaw

NEW YORK - Henry Cejudo needed only a record 32 seconds to defend his 125-pound title in New York. Cejudo's next defense was a passionate one for the flyweights - and the hope... Read more ...

Kvitova outs Anisimova; Barty beats Sharapova in Australia

Kvitova outs Anisimova; Barty beats Sharapova in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia - It took two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova took under an hour to beat American teenager Amanda Anisimova and return to the Australian Open... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Greg Hardy getting disqualified for illegal knee at UFC on...

Twitter reacts to Greg Hardy getting disqualified for illegal knee at UFC on ESPN+ 1

Allen Crowder delivered on his promise to upset controversial debuting heavyweight Greg Hardy - however it didn't go down the way he wanted - in the UFC on ESPN+ 1... Read more ...

The Latest: VanZant wins first UFC fight in 2½ years

The Latest: VanZant wins first UFC fight in 2½ years

NEW YORK - The Latest on the UFC card in New York with T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fighting for the 125-pound title : Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Paige VanZant's arm-popping submission of Rachael Ostovich...

Twitter reacts to Paige VanZant's arm-popping submission of Rachael Ostovich at UFC on ESPN+ 1

Paige VanZant successfully returned from her injury layoff on Saturday when she defeated Rachael Ostovich at UFC on ESPN+ 1. VanZant defeated Ostovich and returned to the win... Read more ...