(Reuters) - A former Liberian warlord known as "Jungle Jabbah" was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Thursday for gaining U.S. asylum by lying about his role in the civil war in his homeland and atrocities he committed, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday.
A Missouri woman accused of dealing drugs from a home where an ex-convict fatally shot one police officer and wounded two others is now charged with first-degree murder and, if convicted, could be sentenced to death or a life in prison.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A gang-related melee at a South Carolina prison that ended with seven dead and 17 injured, the deadliest U.S. prison riot in a quarter century, exposed the vulnerability of an understaffed system.
The White House has initiated prison reformation objectives where President Donald Trump’s senior adviser Jared Kushner will push a bill that primarily focuses on inmates' rehabilitation and extensive therapy to contain criminal re-offense ratio.
Multiple inmate on inmate altercations in three housing units broke out Sunday evening at Lee correctional institution in BishopvilleSeven inmates were killed and at least 17 others were seriously injured after fights broke out between prisoners inside a
(Reuters) - Seven prison inmates were killed and 17 injured in an hours-long series of events involving multiple fights between inmates at a prison in South Carolina, the state Corrections Department said on Twitter.
(Reuters) - The former chief financial officer of a company that licensed the name and recipes of the chef who inspired the tyrannical “Soup Nazi” character on the TV comedy “Seinfeld” was sentenced to nine months in prison on Thursday for tax eva
Former stockbrokers who scam thousands of people out of ungodly sums of money need entertainment, too. Nearly a decade into his 150-year prison sentence, scam artist Bernie Madoff is reportedly passing the time by asserting his celebrity, enjoying rap mu
U.S. prosecutors say their evidence against notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman (wah-KEEN' ehl CHAH'-poh gooz-MAHN') includes killings, torture, kidnappings, prison breaks and even an attempt to smuggle seven tons of cocaine in cans of j
A man has been sentenced to 364 days in prison for stealing hundreds of World War II war relics, including the dog tags of fallen servicemen, from the National Archives in Maryland and peddling them to unwitting buyers.
BOSTON (Reuters) - The leader of a Massachusetts-based affiliate of the notoriously violent MS-13 gang was sentenced on Monday to 19 years in prison after being convicted in the first trial to spill out of a 2016 crackdown that led to charges against 61 p