(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge on Monday sentenced the first Capitol rioter convicted at trial to 87 months, or just over seven years in prison -- the longest term of incarceration thus far for a defendant in the Justice Department's criminal investigation of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ghislaine Maxwell has been moved to a low-security federal prison in Florida to serve her 20-year sentence for sex trafficking, according to the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). Maxwell, who has filed notice that she intends to appeal her conviction and sentence,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Oncologists worry restrictions on abortions in Republican-led states after Roe v. Wade's reversal could force pregnant cancer patients to delay critical treatments, like various chemotherapies. "This ruling is going to impact many different aspects of women's health and women's health care --... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In the fall of 2016, under the cover of darkness, Jessica Reznicek had a singular focus: to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. At valve sites across America's heartland, she snuck through security fences, set fire to equipment, and... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles will take up the case of Melissa Lucio, who is on death row, and make a recommendation to the governor after her clemency hearing Monday. She is set to be executed on April 27. Lucio... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court reinstated the death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who attacked the Boston Marathon in 2013, in a decision announced Friday. It was a 6-3 decision, with the opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas. Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor... Read More.
(DENVER) -- Prosecutors who charged Rogel Aguilera-Mederos following a deadly crash vowed to release previously undisclosed information from the case to the public after Colorado Gov. Jared Polis granted the truck driver clemency on Thursday, commuting his 110-year sentence to 10 years. "We look forward to sharing... Read More.
(DENVER) -- A truck driver who was sentenced to 110 years in prison for a fatal accident in Colorado has been resentenced to 10 years after an outcry from family and advocates. Gov. Jared Polis announced the commutation of Rogel Aguilera-Mederos' sentence Thursday. "I am writing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As a judge reconsiders the controversial 110-year sentence of Rogel Aguilera-Mederos, his mother said that she wouldn't stop fighting until her son is back home with his family. "I feel very sad for the people who lost their lives," Oslaida Mederos told... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Prosecutors filed a motion earlier this month asking for a reduced sentence for Rogel Aguilera Mederos, the truck driver who was sentenced to 110 years in prison for a 2019 fatal crash on I-70, outside Denver, that killed four people and... Read More.
(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- After spending the past 20 years fighting for his life on death row, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt commuted Julius Jones' sentence to life without the possibility of parole the day Jones was scheduled to be executed. "After prayerful consideration and reviewing materials... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department on Wednesday will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, even as the agency has suspended all federal executions and President Biden has vowed to eliminate capital punishment. A federal appeals... Read More.