A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating his constitutional rights.
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.
Former Judge Kurt Pomrenke is once again confined at Federal Correctional Institute Loretto, in western Pennsylvania, according to the U.S. Bureau of Prisons.
Chauvin waived his right to have a jury consider whether there were aggravating factors that would call for an upward departure — leaving that…
Each count carries a different maximum sentence: 40 years for second-degree unintentional murder, 25 years for third-degree murder, and 10 yea…
Harvey Weinstein has reportedly been secretly indicted on rape charges, which will be unsealed and heard publicly on Monday (12.04.21).
Daniel Lee Wade, an inmate at the federal penitentiary in Lee County, was sentenced to 48 months on Thursday in U.S. District Court for unlawfully possessing weapons inside the prison.
Although most lawmakers in Southwest Virginia voted against abolishing capital punishment, it doesn't appear the death penalty's demise will have a large impact on the area.
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.
A new study reveals that Virginia has nearly twice as many people serving a life sentence than Tennessee.
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.
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.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued pardons and sentence commutations for 29 people, including former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and Charles Kushner, the father of his son-in-law.
A Johnson City woman was sentenced Wednesday to three years of probation, four months of home detention and 400 hours of community service on a health care fraud charge, a news release from the U.S. Department of Justice states.
Disgraced self-improvement guru Keith Raniere, whose NXIVM followers included millionaires and Hollywood actors, was accused of turning some adherents into sex slaves branded with his initials.
Sullivan County’s district attorney general said Friday he is considering an enhanced sentence — which includes the possibility of the death penalty — for the woman charged with murder in the death of her daughter.
President Donald Trump’s commutation of Roger Stone’s sentence is a body blow to two core democratic values.
It looks like President Trump should expect to have a new surrogate on the campaign trail in the coming weeks and months. Veuer’s Nick Cardona…
A Clintwood, Virginia, man convicted of fatally shooting a Bristol man in 2018 will serve a life sentence in prison.