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El Chapo Likely Headed to ‘Supermax’ Jail Nobody Ever Escaped From: Dubbed ‘Alcatraz of the Rockies’
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a criminal empire and infamous for twice escaping from prison is likely headed to a "supermax" prison from ...
February 13, 2019
Jail Escape Video Released, Three Arrested in South Carolina
Three inmates escaped from the Hill-Finklea Detention Center in South Carolina on Jan. 26. But they didn't make ...
January 31, 2019
‘I’m Struggling to Stand’: Accused Seminole Heights Killer Complains About Bad Health in Jail
An accused serial murderer dubbed the "Seminole Heights Killer" used the occasion of a pre-trial court hearing to ...
January 30, 2019
Alaska Man Jailed for 3 Months for Shooting Sleeping Mother Bear and Cubs
A man has been jailed for three months for his involvement in shooting a sleeping black bear in ...
January 24, 2019
Hong Kong Moves to Make Disrespecting Chinese National Anthem a Crime
HONG KONG—Hong Kong on Jan. 23 presented a controversial bill to lawmakers that prescribes jail terms of up ...
January 23, 2019
Serial International Egg Thief Undone by a Hot Day, Jailed for 3 Years
This time, it was his jacket that gave him away. Not because an eagle-eyed customs officer had spotted ...
January 11, 2019
What Comes Next for Carlos Ghosn, Who Remains in a Tokyo Jail
Almost two months after his shock arrest in Tokyo, Carlos Ghosn remains at the mercy of the Japanese ...
January 3, 2019
Ghosn’s Jail Detention Extended Again as Prosecutors Build Case
Japanese prosecutors extended Carlos Ghosn’s stay in jail for 10 more days, another setback for the fallen auto ...
December 31, 2018
Prep School Graduate Begins Jail Time for 2014 Sex Assault
A New Hampshire prep school graduate convicted of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old classmate reported to jail Dec. 26 ...
December 26, 2018
The Associated Press
Rapists Who Survived Knife Attack by ‘Lion Mama’ Avoid Life Sentence Thanks to Injuries
Known only as 'Lion Mama', the woman who attacked three men with a kitchen knife when she caught ...
December 18, 2018
Bomb Plot to Blast Out of North Carolina Jail Foiled When Plans Mailed to Wrong Person
A plot to blast a hole into the Alamance County Detention Center was foiled when the inmate-mastermind accidentally ...
December 16, 2018
Woman Drops From Ceiling of Colorado Jail, Security Cameras Show
A woman at a Colorado jail was caught on camera dropping from the ceiling and dashing across the ...
December 9, 2018
Survivor of Wrong-Way California Crash Imprisoned for 30 Years
Olivia Culbreath was the sole survivor of a collision that killed six people when her 2013 Chevrolet Camaro, ...
December 6, 2018
Japanese Pilot Jailed in UK for Being 9 Times Over Drink Limit
LONDON—A Japanese pilot, who was arrested at London's Heathrow airport as he prepared to fly an aircraft while ...
November 30, 2018
Two Democratic Candidates Run for Office From Prison
Two jailed Democrat lawmakers are hoping to be elected while in prison. For one, it is likely he ...
October 20, 2018
Australian Court Jails Chinese Developer for Nonconsensual Sex
SYDNEY—A Chinese property developer was sentenced to at least two-and-a-half years in jail by an Australian court on ...
October 12, 2018
Bill Cosby Trying to Get Out of Jail as Lawyers Seek New Trial
Bill Cosby is seeking a release from prison just under two weeks after he was sentenced behind bars ...
October 8, 2018
Spain Court Confirms Jail Sentence for Former IMF Chief
MADRID—Former International Monetary Fund chief Rodrigo Rato will have to serve a four-and-a-half year jail sentence for misusing ...
October 3, 2018
Report Released on Inmate Left to Die in Jail Cell
Nevada state authorities have released a 300-page report detailing how a 27-year-old woman held for overdue traffic tickets ...
September 3, 2018
Three Released From Jail in New Mexico Compound Case
TAOS, N.M.—Three people were released from jail in Taos, New Mexico, after a judge dismissed charges of child abuse at ...
August 31, 2018
Former Hong Kong Leader Back in Jail With a 12-Month Sentence
Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was sent back to jail on Friday following the dismissal of an ...
July 20, 2018
Female Correction Officer Killed by Inmate in Texas Prison: Police
A female correction officer was found dead in an all-male maximum security prison in Abilene, Texas, on Saturday. ...
July 19, 2016
Synthia Varela-Casaus Gets 40 Years for Kicking 9-Year-Old Son to Death
Synthia Varela-Casaus, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced on May 6 for brutally kicking her 9-year-old son to death ...
May 6, 2016
Edward Bolden, Chicago Man Wrongly Accused of Double-Murder, Released From Jail After 22 Years
Three witnesses in last year's retrial verified that Edward Bolden was playing an arcade game inside a restaurant ...
April 21, 2016
Jail for Driver Who Raced Off-Road Vehicle Through San Diego
SAN DIEGO—The driver of a souped-up Volkswagen who jumped embankments, spun out in parking lots and tore through ...
March 16, 2016
The Associated Press
Man Being Held in Police Custody Writes TripAdvisor-Like Review of His Cell
A U.K. suspect wrote a TripAdvisor-style "review" of his police cell, posting it on his Facebook page. Christian Willoughby, ...
March 11, 2016
Cops: Jailed NY Man Hid Prescription Drugs in Prosthetic Leg
QUEENSBURY, N.Y.—Authorities say a 40-year-old man has been caught trying to smuggle prescription drugs into an upstate New ...
February 4, 2016
The Associated Press
Ted Cruz Urges Administration to Release Transcripts of Biden’s Calls With Ukraine
Isabel van Brugen
US Lawmaker Criticizes Beijing Bullying After Visa Denial
Tens of Thousands of Hong Kong Protesters Plead for US Help
Gaetz Kicked Out of Impeachment Hearing, Claims Democrats Barring House Judiciary Committee Members
Trump: 1,000 US Troops Leaving Syria to Remain in the Region to Stop ISIS Revival
Mimi Nguyen Ly
China’s Latest Trade Data Reveal Economic Trouble Ahead, as Future of US–China Trade Talks Remains Unclear
Report: 5 Virginia Universities Discriminate Against Asian-Americans in Admissions