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4 hrs ago | Harlan Daily Enterprise
What began as a search to apprehend a West Virginia State Prison parole violator resulted not only in his capture, but also the discovery of a large amount of street drugs that had been packaged and was ready for sale.
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8 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of Christina Tompkins Marcum, the Georgetown woman accused of murder in the death and dismemberment of her ex-fiance's wife.
12 hrs ago | MLive.com
The woman who escaped from a Pittsfield Township prison in 1977 is no longer facing fugitive charges after it was discovered she had already been sentenced to time served, according to media reports.
16 hrs ago | The Leaf-Chronicle
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. One Clarksville man died and another was jailed early Sunday after a fatal stabbing on Riverside Drive.
20 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
A man who had worked as a Cook County correctional officer was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Friday in Lake County, Indiana, after being convicted of the road-rage killing of a man last year who had thrown a cup at his vehicle.
A southern New Jersey man is now headed to prison after he unsuccessfully sought to withdraw his guilty plea in the slaying of a man found shot to death at an apartment complex.
Two California Republicans who are running for governor are sticking to familiar themes and familiar faces as they try to win over new supporters at this weekend's party convention in Burlingame.
Two Atlantic City men who fired several shots into a group of teens outside a city apartment complex have each been sentenced to 15 years in state prison.
Michael Cartenuto, 50, was sentenced after he violated a No Contact Order of Protection on three different dates: January 3, 2013, February 9, 2013, and February 24, 2013.
A Saratoga County judge on Friday sentenced a Greenfield woman to four years in state prison for possessing methamphetamines and items used to manufacture "meth," prosecutors said.
A judge sentenced a Wisconsin man to 27 years in state prison Friday for drugging and sexually assaulting eight women.
Bob Thomas, the longtime Associated Press reporter who kept the world informed on the comings and goings of Hollywood's biggest stars, from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, died Friday.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope to use to attack the credibility of the government's expected star witness in his public... Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope to use to attack the credibility of ... (more)
A convicted murderer praised for maintaining a stellar record during his 39 years behind bars may soon become the rare Iowa inmate to be freed after being sentenced to life in prison.
Questions are being raised about the convictions of two men who were sentenced to long prison terms for a 1996 Norfolk rape.
A southern Kentucky woman has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison after telling a court she set her trailer on fire with two people inside.