A New York man was awarded $10 million after spending 16 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, his lawyer said Wednesday.
Canada's self-proclaimed "Prince of Pot" returned home , vowing "political revenge" after spending more than four years in a US prison.
Just hours after he bust out of a high-security prison, Natalya Nikitenko drove her son right back to jail.
A jailbreak Sunday at a high-security prison near Haiti's capital left dozens of inmates on the loose.
Italian Flavio Sidagni, convicted in Kazakhstan for drug distribution, has been released on parole.
A specialized district court of South Kazakhstan Oblast sentenced the 27 y.o. mother who sold four of her children.
A military court in Cameroon has handed down prison sentences of up to 20 years to 14 Boko Haram members, the country's state broadcaster Crtv reported.
The jury’s decision on Azamat Tazhaykov’s case could affect the defense of Dias Kadyrbayev and Robel Philipos.
America's death penalty debate raged Thursday after it took nearly two hours for Arizona to execute a prisoner who lost a Supreme Court battle challenging the experimental lethal drug cocktail.
A former Black Panther who hijacked an airplane in 1984 and diverted it to Cuba was sentenced to 20 years in prison in Miami.
A US judge sentenced two British men to a combined total of 20.5 years in prison Wednesday for conspiring to provide and for providing equipment and personnel to the Taliban.
A Guatemalan court handed down the country's first conviction of a leftist guerrilla leader for the killings of indigenous farmers during the 1960-1996 civil war.
A pastor of a state-sanctioned church in China has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, his lawyer and an overseas rights group said, accusing authorities of "fabricated charges".
A US official said Thursday the United States has repatriated a dozen inmates from a secretive military prison in Afghanistan where foreign terror suspects have been held for years without trial.
Guatemala's former police chief Erwin Sperisen on Friday received a life sentence in Switzerland for seven murders committed in the Central American country.
A Greek court on Wednesday sentenced a suspected activist of the far-right Golden Dawn party to 10 years in prison for stabbing a high-school student, judicial officials said.
North Korea has increased economic linkages with a prison camp where inmates are working by hand in agriculture, according to satellite imagery released Thursday by a human rights group.
Press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Astana informed that former convicts will build the facilities for EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan.
A New York man walked free Tuesday after 17 years in prison for murder, after it was determined that false testimony had been used to convict him, authorities said.
A court in Argentina's Salta province Monday sentenced to 30 years in prison the man who raped and killed two young French women tourists out for a hike.
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