'Drake & Josh' actor Josh Peck has described his former co-star Drake Bell's sentencing this week as "upsetting".
Roger Trenton Davis spent hard time in prison for possessing an amount of marijuana that, under laws that took effect July 1, in most circumstances would be punishable by no more than a $25 fine. He hopes to use his story to help spread the word.
A man who dumped a woman’s body in a ditch in Stafford County after she overdosed while they were using drugs together was ordered Tuesday to serve 15 years in prison.
Black fades to burgundy, to deep purple. Purple dulls to blue. A series of photos captured the injuries to Katie’s left eye, initially swollen shut, as the bruises encircling it faded and the swelling receded.
Actress Phylicia Rashad is one of few celebrities who was happy about Bill Cosby’s sentence being overturned.
Pennsylvania's highest court overturned Bill Cosby's sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged.
TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the scandal-ridden, cult-like group NXIVM, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose death set off a reckoning over racial injustice in America.
No matter what sentence Chauvin gets, in Minnesota it's presumed that a defendant with good behavior will serve two-thirds in prison and the r…
Minnesota sentencing data for the five years through 2019 show that of 112 people sentenced for the same conviction as Chauvin, only two got m…
Judge Peter Cahill will look at arguments submitted by both sides, as well as victim impact statements, community impact statements, a pre-sen…
Authorities would release none of the evidence Wednesday that led to the murder indictment against a Bristol Virginia Police Department officer this week — resulting in more questions regarding this rare criminal prosecution.
A man wrongfully convicted of a 1979 rape, exonerated by DNA testing and who is now seriously ill from cancer was released — much to his surprise — from the custody of the Virginia Department of Corrections on Monday.
Each count carries a different maximum sentence: 40 years for second-degree unintentional murder, 25 years for third-degree murder, and 10 yea…
Chauvin waived his right to have a jury consider whether there were aggravating factors that would call for an upward departure — leaving that…
Harvey Weinstein has reportedly been secretly indicted on rape charges, which will be unsealed and heard publicly on Monday (12.04.21).
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A woman who videotaped herself sexually abusing her boyfriend while he was dying from a heroin overdose has been ordered to serve 16 years in prison.
COVID-19 provides an ominous backdrop for this year’s legislative session, which features important developments on issues ranging from marijuana to mandatory minimum sentences, from schools to statues.
Sentencing will be Feb. 24 for Antonio T-Quan Terry.
Over warnings it could endanger the lives of law enforcement officers, a bill that would abolish the death penalty in Virginia advanced out of the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday, largely along partisan lines.
The recommendation to Virginia's legislature would remove laws passed in the "tough on crime" era of the 1980s and '90s. The panel found mandatory minimums disproportionately affect Black people and are not implemented consistently.