Woman Accused Of Abusing 310 Dogs Gets 60 Days In JailA woman accused of keeping 310 dogs in awful conditions at a Maryland puppy mill has been sentenced to 60 days in jail.
Maryland Lawmakers Urge Compensating Wrongly IncarceratedNearly 50 Maryland lawmakers are calling on a powerful state spending panel to compensate five men who were wrongly convicted of crimes and spent a combined 120 years in prison, as attorneys for the men seek as much as $12 million in combined compensation.
Board To Take Up $27.5M Deal To Demolish Old Baltimore JailA Maryland board is scheduled to consider a $27.5 million proposal to tear down nearly 40 structures that were part of the correctional complex at the closed Baltimore City Detention Center
R. Kelly Released From Jail After $161,000 Paid In Back Child Support
Former Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Begins Prison SentenceFormer Baltimore County Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has started serving his jail sentence at Henrico County Jail in Virginia.
Iowa County Pays $285,000 To Man Wrongly Jailed For 68 DaysAn Iowa county agreed Wednesday to pay $285,000 to an Arizona man who was arrested, transported across the country and jailed for 68 days for a crime that he did not commit.
Judges Ask Lawmakers For Help On Psychiatric Bed ShortageJudges are asking Maryland lawmakers for clarity about how long people can be jailed while waiting to be transferred for psychiatric care.
Pharma Bro Martin Shkreli Has Bail Revoked, Heads To JailA judge jailed former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli on Wednesday after finding that he violated his bail on a securities fraud conviction with a social media posting she agreed posed a threat to Hillary Clinton.
Man Cleared Of Rape After 35 Years Gets $1.7 MillionA man wrongly convicted of rape was awarded $1.7 million on Wednesday under a new Michigan law that allowed him to seek state compensation for the 35 years he spent in prison.
Chicago Giving Departing Inmates Overdose-Reversing DrugChicago now gives at-risk inmates the overdose-reversing drug naloxone upon their release from jail and Los Angeles is poised to follow suit, putting the antidote in as many hands as possible as part of a multifaceted approach to combatting the nation's opioid epidemic.
O.J. Simpson Triumphant, Others Devastated As He Gets ParoleBarring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months, having persuaded a Nevada parole board the bungled hotel-room heist he pulled nearly 10 years ago was a monumental error in judgment and one he will never repeat.
Prosecutors: Bridgegate Mastermind Should Stay Out Of JailFederal prosecutors have asked a judge to allow the mastermind of the 2013 George Washington Bridge lane-closing scheme to avoid prison when he is sentenced Wednesday because his testimony helped convict two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
Actor LaBeouf Arrested In Georgia For Public DrunkennessActor Shia LaBeouf has been released from a Georgia jail after posting $7,000 bond on charges of public drunkenness.
New Hampshire Woman Jailed For Giving Woman In Labor HeroinA New Hampshire woman who injected heroin and methamphetamines into a friend about to give birth has been sentenced to a year in jail.
How And Where OJ Simpson's Parole Hearing Will Take PlaceNevada parole officials have set a July 20 date to decide whether O.J. Simpson should be paroled after serving the mandatory minimum of a nine-to-33 year sentence for an armed robbery involving two sports collectibles dealers in Las Vegas in 2007.