Appeal Court reduces ex-Plateau Gov, Senator Dariye’s jail term to 10 years
A former governor of Plateau state, Senator Joshua Dariye will no longer be serving a 14-year jail term as the court of Appeal in Abuja has reduced his sentence to 10 years for being a first time offender.
Belgium attacker was a 'radicalized' convict
Belgian authorities sought to deflect questions on Wednesday over the furlough of a convicted criminal, known to have been radicalized in jail, who killed three people in the Belgian city of Liege.
Russian ex-minister jailed for eight years for bribe-taking
Former Russian economy minister, Alexei Ulyukayev, was found guilty on Friday of soliciting a $2 million bribe from Rosneft chief executive Igor Sechin and was sentenced to eight years in jail.
Manhunt ongoing in Bali for American inmate after prison break
Indonesian police are hunting for a U.S. citizen who escaped from an overcrowded prison on the holiday island of Bali by cutting through steel bars in a ceiling, the jail’s second breakout of foreign inmates this year.
Stars join call to #FreeCyntoiaBrown
Celebrities lend their star power to a campaign to free a victim of child sex trafficking. Cyntoia Brown is due to spend at least 51 years in jail for killing a man who used her for sex.
The new film "Crown Heights" tells a story of perseverance and the human spirit
The biographical drama tells the true story of a wrongfully convicted man who served 21 years in jail.
Chelsea Manning out of jail
Chelsea Manning's prison sentence is over. The former U.S. military intelligence analyst who was responsible for a 2010 leak of classified material to WikiLeaks, was released from jail early Wednesday morning
Former Hong Kong leader jailed for 20 Months
In a stunning fall from grace, a former chief executive of Hong Kong has been sentenced to 20 months in jail for corrupt conduct.