The Virginia Department of Corrections said Wednesday that an inmate at the privately run Lawrenceville Correctional Center died in his cell Tuesday night following an apparent attack by another inmate.
As part of his plea agreement, Te'Sean Brooks has agreed to testify for the prosecution. He has previously told investigators that another defendant, Qu'Shawn Manns, fired the fatal shot that night.
Joshua Rodney Isbill, 29, is to serve a year and two months for drug and theft charges, and another eight months for violating probation.
'Drake & Josh' actor Josh Peck has described his former co-star Drake Bell's sentencing this week as "upsetting".
Roger Trenton Davis spent hard time in prison for possessing an amount of marijuana that, under laws that took effect July 1, in most circumstances would be punishable by no more than a $25 fine. He hopes to use his story to help spread the word.
A man who dumped a woman’s body in a ditch in Stafford County after she overdosed while they were using drugs together was ordered Tuesday to serve 15 years in prison.
Black fades to burgundy, to deep purple. Purple dulls to blue. A series of photos captured the injuries to Katie’s left eye, initially swollen shut, as the bruises encircling it faded and the swelling receded.
Actress Phylicia Rashad is one of few celebrities who was happy about Bill Cosby’s sentence being overturned.
TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the scandal-ridden, cult-like group NXIVM, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose death set off a reckoning over racial injustice in America.
Defendants who provide substantial assistance to police or prosecutors, accept responsibility for their crimes or express genuine remorse in the eyes of a judge could receive sentence reductions that are more standardized under new Virginia sentencing guidelines that become law on July 1.
No matter what sentence Chauvin gets, in Minnesota it's presumed that a defendant with good behavior will serve two-thirds in prison and the r…
Minnesota sentencing data for the five years through 2019 show that of 112 people sentenced for the same conviction as Chauvin, only two got m…
Judge Peter Cahill will look at arguments submitted by both sides, as well as victim impact statements, community impact statements, a pre-sen…
FLOYD — A Floyd man entered guilty pleas Monday on attempted murder charges that could bring multiple life sentences in prison for a 2019 incident when he fired multiple shots at Floyd County deputies.
Roanoke's West End United Methodist Church "took a hit of well over $200,000" across a four-year period, an administrator testified Wednesday.
The youth, convicted of four felonies on his 15th birthday, was ordered into custody until he turns 18.
David Allen Simpkins, 59, of New Castle had already racked up more than 50 felony convictions, a prosecutor said.
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.
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Each count carries a different maximum sentence: 40 years for second-degree unintentional murder, 25 years for third-degree murder, and 10 yea…
Chauvin waived his right to have a jury consider whether there were aggravating factors that would call for an upward departure — leaving that…