Dodging jail time for killing his mom wasn’t enough — now a former Fordham University student wants to get paid for it. Henry Wachtel, 24, was found not criminally responsible for beating his mom to death in October 2014 while in the throes of an epileptic seizure at the time. Karyn Kay, a beloved La...
A 36-year-old British woman became so obsessed with Ed Sheeran's new song, "Shape of You," that it landed her in jail. Read more...
As Russians from Moscow to St. Petersburg take to the streets in a wave of anticorruption protests, organizer and popular opposition leader Alexei Navalny has found himself at the forefront of governmental efforts to suppress dissension. Here's...Show More Summary
A former journalist from St. Louis who was arrested on a cyberstalking charge related to threats against Jewish organizations has made his first New York court appearance. Juan Thompson was … Click to Continue »
We covered Bridgegate so closely for so long that I’d be remiss in not noting here that two ex-Chris Christie aides received actual jail time today for the still-unbelievable scheme: two years for Bill Baroni and 18 months for Bridget Kelly.
After giving birth in the latrine of her home in 2011, an unconscious Maria Teresa Rivera was taken to a public hospital. There, she was accused of provoking an abortion and sent to jail. The post Salvadoran Woman Becomes First Person to Be Granted Asylum Due to Regressive Abortion Laws appeared first on Rewire.
Remember yesterday, we showed you the video of the mom being locked up after attacking the victim of her bad lil boys burglary? Well, things just went from bad to worse. The victim, who is an avid camera-women, filmed their
OMAHA, Nebraska (KFOR) – A Nebraska teenager who was convicted of throwing her newborn baby out of a second-story window will not serve any jail time. Read more...
The industry that helps suspected criminals get out of jail is fighting efforts to limit bail for poor defendants who can’t afford to pay.
When a Philippine senator called for an investigation into President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody drug war, he retaliated with a verbal tirade that included threats to make her cry, throw her in jail and destroy her. Duterte, known to bristle at any kind of criticism, made good on his first two promises....
A Florida woman is facing 20 years in jail after pleading guilty to federal charges of forced labor. She was accused of paying $3,000 to have a Mexican woman smuggled into the U.S. She then held the Mexican woman captive as a slave and...Show More Summary
It’s about time someone stood up for the rights of people who don’t want others to listen to Ed Sheeran anywhere within earshot. The British crooner, whose likable and good-natured demeanor clearly mark him as a monster on par with Michael...Show More Summary
Once reviled symbols of rogue capitalism, Iceland's ex-bankers now say they were scapegoats: jailed for their roles in the 2008 financial crisis, they're taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights. In 2008, after Iceland's inflated financial system imploded, the three main banks Kaupthing, Glitnir, and Landsbanki collapsed. Show More Summary
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SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a judge agreeing to release Daniel Ramirez Medina, a Mexican immigrant who was arrested near Seattle despite his participation in a program designed to protect those brought to the U.S. illegally as children (all times local):
After striking a deal with prosecutors, former NBA star Steve Francis will be avoiding a jail sentence for a burglary charge he was hit with. According to TMZ, the case against him alleged that he broke into a stranger’s BMW and stole $1,700 worth of stuff out of the car. As part of the agreement, […]
By Chine Labbé PARIS (Reuters) - A French court sent Carlos the Jackal, once one of the world's most wanted criminals, back to jail for his third life sentence on Tuesday after convicting him of a grenade attack 42 years ago on a Paris shop that killed two people. Show More Summary
I’ve devoted no less than eight articles so far this year to Ed Sheeran’s music. Perhaps given how much print the release of his third album Obelus has recieved, this may be inevitable. And, while I like it, I can’t rightly say I blame...Show More Summary
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A former principal second violinist with the Manchester-based orchestra was jailed yesterday for 28 months. Dara De Cogan, 58, was found guilty of grooming a girl pupil from the age of 13 to fulfil his sexual fantasies. The offences occurred while he was teaching at Ampleforth College, a private Roman Catholic boarding school. De Cogan […]