(BRAZORIA, Texas) -- A man serving a life sentence in Texas for continuous sexual abuse of a child was captured Monday after nearly a day on the run, law enforcement officials said.Robert Yancy Jr., 39, was taken into custody in Matagorda County, southwest of... Read More.
(BRAZORIA, Texas) -- A man serving a life sentence has escaped from prison in Texas, according to authorities.Robert Yancy, Jr., 39, was last seen on Sunday afternoon around 3:38 p.m. local time. He was in the Clemens Unit in Brazoria, Texas, the Texas Department... Read More.
(The Center Square) – A divided Washington State Supreme Court ruled last month that a “three strikes” criminal offender can be imprisoned for life without parole even if... Read More.
(LONG BEACH, Calif.) -- The wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was released from her California halfway house on Wednesday, after being convicted of helping run the Mexican drug cartel for which her husband was the boss, a prison official confirmed to ABC News.Emma Coronel... Read More.
(LONG BEACH, Calif.) -- The wife of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman is set to be released from her California halfway house on Wednesday, after being sentenced for helping run the Mexican drug cartel in which her husband was the boss, according to prison records.Emma Coronel... Read More.
(NEWARK, N.J.) -- A New Jersey Ponzi scheme architect, whose 24-year prison sentence was commuted by then-President Donald Trump in 2021, has been arrested again Wednesday on charges he defrauded investors by making false promises involving humanitarian supplies destined for Ukraine.Eliyahu Weinstein and four other... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Justice Department is asking a federal judge to sentence Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes to 25 years in prison following his conviction along with other members of the anti-government militia group on charges of seditious conspiracy and other felonies stemming from... Read More.
(CALIFORNIA) -- Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes will not have to report to prison this week after filing an appeal with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco.Holmes, who was convicted of four counts of fraud in January 2022 and sentenced to 11... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge has denied an effort by disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes to delay the start of her prison sentence, set to begin later this month, while she awaits an appeal ruling.Holmes does not pose a flight risk but she... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed Pamela Smart’s latest challenge to her life sentence, in a ruling that Smart told ABC felt like her last realistic shot at one day getting out of prison.The high court wrote that they... Read More.
(FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) -- A man who has served more than 34 years of a 400-year prison sentence has been released after the state of Florida reinvestigated the case and determined he did not commit armed robbery.“I can’t put it into words,” said Sidney Holmes,... Read More.
(BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y.) -- The New Hampshire Supreme Court will decide on Tuesday whether to grant Pamela Smart a chance at a hearing that could put her on a path to freedom.Smart was convicted in 1991 at age 22 of persuading her teenage lover,... Read More.