During jury selection yesterday in Dallas County Circuit Court, a woman on the verge of trial instead pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree criminal solicitation to commit assault in the first degree against a circuit judge and investigator.
CENTRALIA — A Centralia man imprisoned at the Coyote Ridge Corrections Center in Connell is accused of leading a drug trafficking operation from behind bars.
A contract psychologist is recovering from injuries she suffered in an attack by an inmate at the state prison in Los Angeles County.
This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows James DeRosa.
The final plan for A Gathering Place for Tulsa park along Riverside Drive will be unveiled Tuesday - a moment officials at the George Kaiser Family Foundation have been anxious to see come for nearly seven years.
A 44-year-old Waupun Correctional Institution inmate will spend 11 additional years in prison.
The California serial killer known as the "Night Stalker," who died this month at age 53 while on death row for a mid-1980s reign of terror in the Los Angeles area, succumbed to complications of cancer, authorities said.
The couple accused of killing Ana Lila Diaz DeCeja and kidnapping her 2-month-old baby soon will be headed to state prison after being convicted by jurors on murder charges.
A Mount Vernon man is expected to receive 20 years in state prison after pleading guilty Monday to attempted murder charges in connection with the shooting of a 65-year-old woman in July 2012.
With defendant James "Whitey" Bulger sitting less than eight feet away and staring straight ahead, a star government witness in the case against Bulger explained Monday why he turned against the man he long counted among "my partners in crime, my best friends."
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. A local bar owner was arrested by the Warren County Sheriff's Office and charged with assaulting a meter enforcement officer.
The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation will induct seven people into the Louisiana Justice Hall of Fame in ceremonies July 12 at the prison museum and in Baton Rouge.
A suspended Succasunna dentist who was accused in April of soliciting sex from women in exchange for writing prescriptions for painkillers pleaded guilty today to unlawfully dispensing a controlled dangerous substance.
A federal judge in San Francisco on Monday is scheduled to consider whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved to other locations.
A woman who stabbed and killed a 78-year-old Bible school teacher in Gary, Ind. in 1985 has been released from prison Monday.
A federal judge in San Francisco is scheduled to consider whether to move thousands of state prison inmates to avoid exposure to a fungus that's caused nearly three dozen inmate deaths in the San Joaquin Valley.
"I've been shot," she told a 911 dispatcher after last year's attack outside Dawson State Jail in Dallas.