The Illinois Supreme Court will not order a new sentencing for Jason Van Dyke, rejecting an unusual bid from prosecutors that could have meant a much harsher sentence for the former Chicago police officer.
Priscilla Chan wants to turn inmates into coders. The founder of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and wife of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg believes it’s not only possible, but that tech companies would be willing to hire felons.
The valedictorian of Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of Intercultural Studies had been incarcerated longer than many of her fellow graduates had been alive. “I got a standing ovation at graduation,” said Linda Barkman, who graduated last year at the age of 65 and was imprisoned […]
In Jefferson Parrish, LA, a jury with only one black member among its 12 – has found Ronald Gasser guilty of manslaughter in the death of former USC and NFL running back Joe McKnight instead of second-degree murder, which was the charge prosecutors had sought.
In the murder trial of Oral “Nick” Hillary — an upstate New York man accused of killing the 12-year-old son of his ex-girlfriend — his main alibi witness, his now-19-year-old daughter Shanna-Kay, took the stand today in his defense.
Fourteen people have been arrested in connection with a deadly 2012 national outbreak of fungal meningitis linked to steroid injections from a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy, including two charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder.