A woman is facing felony charges after biting the hands of two officers on Friday.
The Tazewell County Sheriff's Office said Saturday afternoon that three are in custody on murder charges after a woman died in a shooting Friday night near Mackinaw.
A southern Illinois woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for defrauding a book-keeping client out of more than $1 million.
She pleaded guilty to 10 counts of wire fraud in May of this year.
Justices held that John McCavitt’s rights were not violated when an officer looked through computer files and found images of child porn without getting a new warrant.
A former Wisconsin high school teacher was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison and 20 years of supervised release for hiding video cameras in student bathrooms during field trips.
Teresa Guidice and her partner Luis 'Louie' Ruelas have gotten engaged during a romantic getaway to Greece.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man who avoided execution in February was put to death Thursday for the 1991 killing of a woman who was abducted during a robbery and then shot in a cemetery.
At a news conference outside Cook County Jail in Little Village on Wednesday morning supporting a new parole bill, Jones and other advocates, including musicians Chance the Rapper and Common, talked about the importance of giving people with a long prison sentence the opportunity to be released.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The FBI on Thursday identified human remains found in a Florida nature preserve as those of Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of girlfriend Gabby Petito while the couple was on a cross-country road trip.
A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder in the nearly 30-year-old murder of a woman at a suburban Chicago YMCA.
In the letter, the ACLU said the girl had "allegedly participated in drawing an offensive sketch of a student in response to that student bullying her."
A Collinsville man received a prison sentence in federal court on Monday for distribution of methamphetamine.
Police in Niles have announced the arrest of a man in connection with the strangulation death of a woman nearly 29 years ago.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii is demanding policy changes after a 10-year old Black girl was arrested at Honowai Elementary Sch…
Republicans used the light legislative days to make a case against one of the main Democratic agenda items and to push for some of their own.
Laundrie's parents took part in the search Wednesday with the FBI and police from North Port, Florida, more than a month after Laundrie was reported missing after heading to the vast Carlton Reserve.
R. Kelly, who participated in the conference by video from the federal jail in Brooklyn, did not speak during the hearing because no one could figure out how to unmute him.
Nikolas Cruz pleaded guilty to murder Wednesday in the 2018 high school massacre in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead.
A former obstetrician/gynecologist at NorthShore University HealthSystem pleaded guilty to aggravated criminal sexual abuse involving two of his former patients.
The Biden administration is hypocritical in simultaneously imposing a moratorium on the federal death penalty and urging that the Supreme Court reinstate the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Indeed, the Biden administration’s choice to defend capital punishment for Tsarnaev reflects the inherently arbitrary nature of death penalty decisions.
Michael Paul Williams — a columnist with the Richmond Times-Dispatch in Richmond, Va. — won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in Commentary "for penetrating and historically insightful columns that guided Richmond, a former capital of the Confederacy, through the painful and complicated process of dismantling the city's monuments to white supremacy."