Convictions and Imprisonments

Mexico to help "El Chapo" family seek US humanitarian visas

8 hours ago   |   ABC News

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he has instructed his government to assist the family of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman in seeking humanitarian visas to visit the...
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Canadian students urged to study in China despite Kovrig, Spavor arrests

8 hours ago   |   National Post

OTTAWA - Eight days after Chinese authorities imprisoned Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, a senior Canadian foreign ministry official urged Canadian students to apply for a...
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Albany man convicted of murder

8 hours ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - A jury convicted Lahquann Grady on Friday of murdering 29-year-old Rashaun Byrd last summer in a stabbing that Albany County prosecutors said was fueled by jealous...
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Man gets Brooklyn murder conviction overturned after two decades

Man gets Brooklyn murder conviction overturned after two decades

9 hours ago   |   New York Post

A man imprisoned for nearly two decades for murder will have his conviction tossed - thanks to authorities' shoddy handling of his case, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric...
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El Chapo to seek new trial, hearing to probe jury misconduct

10 hours ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

NEW YORK - Attorneys for drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman are asking for a new trial in light of what they say was jury misconduct during his drug conspiracy trial. Guzman's...
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Manhattan district attorney preparing charges against Manafort: source

10 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   9 articles

The Manhattan district attorney's office is pursuing criminal charges against Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, whether or not Trump pardons him...
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Even if Trump pardons Manafort, New York prosecutors pursuing criminal charges against him

10 hours ago   |   Politicus USA   |   9 articles

The Manhattan district attorney's office is pursuing criminal charges against Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, whether or not Trump...
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Baltimore County's rampant public corruption in the 1970s steered police officer into career of exposing graft

11 hours ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Recent public corruption convictions of eight Baltimore police officers on federal racketeering charges and the guilty plea for fraud of former city Del. Nathaniel Oaks may...
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Manhattan DA preparing charges against Manafort in case Trump pardons him

Manhattan DA preparing charges against Manafort in case Trump pardons him

11 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   9 articles

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office has prepared a criminal tax fraud case against Paul Manafort should President Donald Trump pardon his ex-campaign manager on federal...
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Ex-Nevadan wrongly imprisoned cites Reno's stunning cruelty

11 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Nearly three years after a former Nevada woman filed a civil suit seeking compensation for spending more than three decades in prison for a murder she didn't commit, her lawyers...
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R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

R. Kelly surrenders to police on sexual abuse charges

The R&B star turned himself into Chicago Police on Friday night after being charged with 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports: R&B star R. Kelly charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse

Reports indicate R&B star R. Kelly has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse. Read more ...

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

Patriots owner charged with 2 counts of soliciting prostitution

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will face two counts of soliciting prostitution in connection with a human trafficking investigation at a Florida spa. Read more ...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of...

Jussie Smollett's character will be removed from the final 2 episodes of this season of 'Empire'

In a new statement, the executive producers "Empire" said that Jussie Smollett' s character Jamal will not appear in the final two episodes of this season. "While these... Read more ...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency...

House Democrats introduce measure to revoke Trump's national emergency declaration

Friday's move sets up a fight that could result in President Trump's first-ever veto. Read more ...

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

ISIS bride refuses to give up fight to come back home to US

WASHINGTON - The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration in an effort to allow her return to the United... Read more ...

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

Inside the prostitution sting that netted Robert Kraft

The probe that led to prostitution charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft targeted five South Florida massage parlors where the hookers lived like slaves - and... Read more ...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is...

R. Kelly's lawyer says 'I think all the women are lying' as the singer is arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges involving 4 women

R. Kelly's lawyer Steve Greenberg addressed reporters on Friday night after the singer was arrested in Chicago on sexual-abuse charges, saying he doesn't believe the women... Read more ...

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper takes a second meeting with the Phillies

Bryce Harper appears to be doing his due diligence before finally choosing a team to play for. The former MVP met with Phillies owner John Middleton in Las Vegas on Friday... Read more ...

Wolves overcome Towns' first absence, beat Knicks 115-104

Wolves overcome Towns' first absence, beat Knicks 115-104

NEW YORK - Derrick Rose scored 20 points, Taj Gibson added a season-high 19, and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame the first missed game of Karl-Anthony Towns' career to beat... Read more ...