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3 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice
Galli, who was sentenced last week to 5A1 2 to 12 years in state prison for poisoning her son's girlfriend with antifreeze in March 2010, hired veteran attorney Al Flora Jr. to file an appeal.
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Stanley Wrice, left, convicted of rape and sentenced to 100 years in prison in 1982 gives a thumbs-up sign as he and his attorney Jennifer Bonjean, leave Pontiac Correctional Center Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in Pontiac, Ill.
8 hrs ago | News 4 Jax
Mercedes Smith walked out of Bedford Hills Correctional Facility after 20 years, hoping to become a productive member of society.
Missouri executed Allen Nicklasson on Wednesday night for killing a good Samaritan who stopped to help him and his friends after their car stalled on Interstate 70 in 1994.
St. Johns County detectives and deputies block off Katnack Road at the scene of a shooting Wednesday afternoon, December 11, 2013.
A correctional officer killed at Arkansas Valley Correctional Facility last year died within seconds after a knife severed both arteries in her neck, a doctor testified at an inmate's preliminary hearing.
Price Police were able to close three burglary cases from early March on Friday thanks to forensic evidence and a successful suspect interview.
In this Nov. 18, 2013 photo, Corrections Officer Honor Guard member Jeff Reasoner stands for a portrait in the former Jackson State Prison at North and Cooper Streets in Jackson, Mich.
After a chaotic, marathon session in court Monday dealing with pre-trial matters, four inmates said they don't want to proceed without co-defendant Duane Peter.
A federal judge has ruled that California is providing inadequate treatment to mentally ill inmates on death row, though he's leaving it up to the state to decide how to fix the problem.
Gov. Martin O'Malley announced late Tuesday that Maryland's director of public safety and corrections is leaving the state post he has held for seven years for a job in the private sector.
A judge Tuesday overturned the conviction of a man who spent 30 years in prison for a rape he says he falsely confessed to after being tortured by police.
Sarah Renee Knysz, nine months pregnant and weeping, spoke at great length at her sentencing Tuesday, Dec. 10, about the life of terror she said she lived as the wife of a controlling, abusive Eric John Knysz.
Rebecca "Becca" Rey Hart - charged in the June 2009 shooting death of her father, Gilbert Hart - is back in jail with bond revoked after Circuit Court Judge John Gasaway ruled Tuesday that she violated a substance abuse provision of her bond.
Detroit -- Robert Bashara is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning for a pretrial conference as his attorneys prepare to defend him on charges he hired a hit man to kill his wife, Jane.
A Houston man is headed to state prison after he was sentenced for repeatedly stealing cologne and body wash from local stores.
A man convicted of brutally killing two elderly women more than a quarter-century ago is set to be executed in Oklahoma.