Parole

What exactly do we want from prisons? | Editorial

Our prison system does not provide a snapshot of crime in this country. It's a snapshot of policies and practices that are a combination of …

Divorce

'40-year-old Virgin' actor's ex-girlfriend reacts to his parole

Kendra Beebe says she doesn't feel safe after her former boyfriend, actor Shelley Malil, was released after serving eight years of a life sentence …

Parole

Rapist who murdered Irish nurse Noreen Hannon in Sydney is demanding to be released from jail

A vile serial rapist who murdered an Irish nurse while he was on parole after another sex attack is demanding to be released from an Australian …

Parole

Man sentenced to life without parole in 2015 slaying of UCLA student found in burned apartment - Los Angeles Times

A man convicted in the 2015 slaying of a UCLA student whose body was found in her burned out apartment was sentenced Friday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.<p>Alberto Medina, 25, was found guilty in May of murder, arson, burglary and animal cruelty in connection with the death of …

Los Angeles

Admitted killer convicted of shooting to death a second victim

Mustafa Hill admitted killing Armani McPhall in Newark in 2016. It is Hill's second homicide conviction.A man in court Friday was convicted of …

New Jersey

Cops Called On Elizabeth Smart's Kidnapper On Her First Night Out Of Jail

The woman who helped her husband kidnap <b>Elizabeth Smart</b> had an eventful first night of freedom after being released from jail. <b>Wanda Barzee</b> was staying …

Elizabeth Smart

Rapist jailed after victim recognises him six years later

A US rapist has been jailed for life without parole after one of his victims recognised him at a train station six years after the assault.Antonio …

Abandoned Buildings

Evening top 5: Brexit plan 'not workable'; Call for tougher parole process; and Dublin City to supply women with sanitary products

The British Prime Minister Theresa May is defiantly sticking by her strategy for Brexit, despite the EU insisting a key element of her plan "will not …

Dublin City Council

Warning parole shake-up could prove costly to State

Parole – the process allowing for the release for Ireland’s most serious criminals – is due to get a major shake-up later this year when the …

Parole Board

Son Testifies To Deny Parole For His Mother's Killer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The son of a murder victim testified against his mother's killer in an effort to keep him behind bars.<p>The high-profile case …

Parole

This Michigan Murderer Could Be Released From Prison Thursday

<b>LANSING</b> — A convicted murderer may be released from prison this week in Michigan, sparking protest from Attorney General Bill Schuette, the …

Parole Board

Ex-Texas Parole Officer Faces Up To 20 Years Over Payoffs

<b>BEAUMONT (AP)</b> — A former Southeast Texas parole officer faces up to 20 years in federal prison for accepting payoffs in exchange for letting other …

Dallas

Resentencing juveniles put behind bars for life with care and discretion

This week the Colorado Supreme Court issued a very important decision for the individuals in Colorado who were sentenced to serve life sentences …

U.S. Supreme Court

Kathleen Chada campaigning for a tougher parole process

A mother whose children were killed by her husband is campaigning for a tougher parole process.<p>Kathleen Chada's sons Eoghan and Ruairi were 10 and …

Oireachtas Éireann

Brittany K. Barnett, Attorney of Chris Young - Life Without Parole For Drug Crime

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Parking Space Killer Granted Parole | Patch PM

Man Wins $10K A Week For Life; Dentist Had Hidden Camera In Bathroom; Vape Shop Cited For Selling To Underage Person<p>Share-worthy stories from the …

Hudson Valley

Parking Space Killer Granted Parole

He said he had to shoot the man more than 20 years ago because he was threatening his father.<p>DOBBS FERRY, NY — Parole has been granted to a former …

New York City

First taste of freedom: Wanda Barzee, 72, is pictured on her release from prison after serving 15-years behind bars for kidnapping Elizabeth Smart as a 14-year-old - despite the strong reservations of the parole board

The woman who helped her husband kidnap a 14-year-old girl and hold her for nine months in 2002 has been released from prison.<p>Wanda Barzee, who was …

Elizabeth Smart

Prisoner who won unusual Michigan Supreme Court case set to be paroled

ADRIAN, Mich. — A Detroit-area man convicted of murder is being released from prison, more than four years after winning an unusual case at the …

Bill Schuette

Parolee Caught With Gun In Aurora: Police

Police say he was wearing an empty gun holster when he jumped out of the car.<p>AURORA, IL — A Chicago man is in custody after he was allegedly caught …

Parole

Sessions Is Poised to Make It Vastly Harder for Asylum-Seekers to Get Out of Detention

A new decision from Attorney General Jeff Sessions is likely to make it dramatically harder for tens of thousands of asylum-seekers to get out of …

Liberal View

Pa. is an outlier in life-without-parole. There's a growing push to change that.

Pennsylvania sentences more people to life in prison without the possibility of parole than any other state — and indeed, any other country — per …

News (U.S.)

Man to Stand Trial For Allegedly Stabbing 2 In Coachella

Fernando Marquez Ramirez, 30, is charged with the Oct. 14, 2017 stabbings.<p>INDIO, CA -- A parolee who allegedly stabbed a man and woman in Coachella …

UD Las Palmas

Pennsylvania leads world in imposing life sentences : Keystone Crossroads : Courts & Law : WHYY

A new report finds Pennsylvania sentences more inmates to life behind bars — without the possibility of parole — than any country outside the U.S. …

News (U.S.)

Another distinction for Philly: ‘Death by incarceration’ leader

Philadelphia, the poorest big city in America, has yet another dubious distinction — it’s the national leader in life-without-parole prison sentences.<p>…

African-American News

California parole board recommends pardon for former state Sen. Roderick Wright

A state panel on Tuesday recommended that that Gov. Jerry Brown grant a pardon to former state Sen. Roderick Wright for his 2014 conviction on eight felony counts after prosecutors said he lied about living in his Senate district.<p>The recommendation by the California Board of Parole Hearings next …

Los Angeles

Ex-cop granted parole in 1996 parking-spot murder

A former city transit cop has been granted parole in the off-duty murder of man during a fight over a parking spot in Westchester County nearly 25 …

U.S. Dept. of State

Ohio board denies parole for two men convictied of crimes in Summit County

The Ohio Parole Board this week denied parole for two men convicted of crimes in Summit County.<p>The board turned down parole requests from David …

Akron

BREAKING: A surprise guilty plea in Gwinnett cult baby starving death

Loading...<p><b>GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga.</b> - Just as a second day of jury selection was getting underway Tuesday, Calvin Mcintosh pleaded guilty to felony murder …

Gwinnett County

Elizabeth Smart's captor to be released from prison

Wanda Barzee's release comes after the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole said it had miscalculated the time she was supposed to serve.

Elizabeth Smart