Parole Board

Move's Debbie Africa speaks

Seated alongside a son she gave birth to while in prison who was holding her grand daughter, MOVE member Debbie Africa addressed the public for the …

African-American News

NZ's 'first serial killer' released from prison on parole

The man dubbed New Zealand's first serial killer has been released from prison.<p>Source: Supplied<p>Hayden Poulter has been given parole after serving …

Crime

JUST IN: Parole decision made for Middletown killer James Lawson

Parole has been denied for a Middleton man convicted 20 years ago of killing Cheryl Durkin and cutting up her body in the basement of a Middletown …

Crime

Alaska’s secretive parole board has almost unlimited power to release prisoners before their sentences are up. It has never been busier.

Alaska's secretive parole board has the power to let almost any inmate out of prison years or even decades before their sentence is up.It has never …

Crime

The latest unjust release by New York’s Parole Board

New York’s Parole Board has done it again, though this time it didn’t spring a cop-killer but “only” the murderer of a Bronx prosecutor.<p>Yes, Jose …

Crime

Firebug ex-cop permitted to move back to Timmins

Cecile Fournel, the former police officer found guilty of arson and giving drugs to her estranged daughter-in-law in Timmins several years ago, has …

Crime

Psychopath who tried to kill a cop during robbery denied parole

A convicted killer who tried to kill a police officer while he was making his getaway from a downtown bank robbery seventeen years ago has been …

Armed Robbery

Parole board hears former juror's death sentence regrets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former juror on a death penalty trial said Thursday that he was "frankly upset" to read information last year about the terrible childhood of the man he and 11 other jurors recommended be executed two decades ago.<p>The upbringing of killer Raymond Tibbetts was presented as a …

Crime

Elizabeth Smart Kidnapper Refuses To Attend First Parole Hearing And Meet With Psychiatrist

Elizabeth Smart said it was "good news" that Wanda Barzee skipped her first chance for freedom.<p>The woman who once stole Elizabeth Smart's freedom had …

Crime

R.I. Parole Board refuses to release Providence man convicted in deadly 1996 shooting

The board unanimously denied parole to Derick Hazard, who is serving a life sentence for the shooting death of 17-year-old David S. Andrews in South …

New Jersey

Griswold Triple Murder Suspect Should Have Done All Of His Time

Sergio Correa should not have been granted parole.<p>The state parole board’s decision to release Mr. Correa was deeply flawed. He’s now accused of the …

Parole

Inmate who helps authorities asks for freedom

8 hours ago<p>IONIA, Mich. (WOOD) — A Michigan prison inmate who has fought crime from behind bars is asking the governor to commute his 50- to 200-year …

Crime

R.I. inmate, 70, serving life behind bars wins new parole hearing

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A 70-year-old man serving life in prison without the possibility of parole is getting another chance to plead for his freedom.<p>The …

Rhode Island

Drug dealer who killed a Bronx prosecutor granted parole

A drug dealer convicted of gunning down a young Bronx prosecutor has been granted parole after serving 26 years in prison, the Daily News has learned.<p>…

Crime

Convicted coin-dealer awaiting 2nd clemency decision

Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) is weighing another recommendation opposing clemency for a former Toledo-area coin dealer who raised money for Ohio …

Compensation

Former Hampton Roads Regional Jail leader appointed to state parole board

Linda Bryant, a former top executive at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail, has been appointed to the Virginia Parole Board, Gov. Ralph Northam's office …

Roads

“Ocean’s 8” Isn’t Up to the Talents of Its Stars

Each of the stars of “Ocean’s 8” has, mathematically, a thirty-eight-per-cent bigger portion of the movie’s time than do those of “Ocean’s Eleven,” yet the new film nonetheless distributes that time unevenly and gives many of its actors insufficient shares. Such ensemble films exemplify the concept …

Ocean'S 8

Ruth Davidson calls for victims to be able to attend parole hearings

Ruth Davidson has called for victims of crime to be allowed to attend parole board hearings following the outcry over the murder of an innocent man by a prisoner who was “unlawfully at large”.<p>The Scottish Conservative leader said the move could help "rebalance the justice system” so that it begins …

Crime

Georgia's parole board has selected new leaders

ATLANTA (AP) - Georgia’s parole board has selected new leaders.<p>A news release Tuesday from the State Board of Pardons and Paroles says board members …

Commuting

Helen's Law: Parole Board to tighten rules against murderers who won't reveal where they left victim's body

THE Parole Board's move to tighten rules on the release from prison of murderers who refuse to reveal the whereabouts of their victim's remains has …

St Helens

Seniors call for parole reform for elderly prisoners

Life sentences should be reserved for horrendous criminals, not people who are too old to be a risk to the public, reform activists said Tuesday.<p>“Far …

Crime

Man deemed ‘high-risk sex offender’ in 2014 charged with violent sexual assault in Halifax

A convicted sex offender, whom the Parole Board of Canada once called an “opportunistic violent offender,” has been charged in connection with a …

Crime

One of Tasmania's "worst" killers to be released

Tasmanian lawyer Greg Barns has defended a Parole Board decision to let one of Tasmania’s “worst killers” out of jail.<p>The Parole Board has decided …

Crime

Parole board boss hits out at Justice Secretary over case of 'Black Cab Rapist' John Worboys

Former Parole Board boss Nick Hardwick has accused the Justice Secretary of “wobbling” over the 'Black Cab Rapist' case.<p>Mr Hardwick, 60, also …

UK Politics

The Latest: Killer's attorneys criticize mercy rejection

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the Ohio Parole Board decision recommending against mercy for death row inmate Robert Van Hook (all times local): …

Death Row

Ohio Parole Board to rule on mercy for condemned killer

The Ohio Parole Board is set to rule on a request for mercy by a condemned killer facing execution in July.<p>Attorneys for death row inmate Robert Van …

Death Row

Ohio parole board rejects mercy for killer citing abuse, mental illness

The Ohio Parole Board has recommended against mercy for a condemned killer whose attorneys cite a history of abuse and untreated mental illness.<p>The …

Death Row

Appeals court denies cop killer's bid for parole

The convicted killer is serving a life sentence for the 1984 killing of an Irvington police officer

New Jersey

Michigan man to be resentenced for 1980 slaying

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man sentenced to life in prison as a juvenile will have a chance at freedom after a judge granted him a …

U.S. Supreme Court

Montreal Mob-tied lawyer Loris Cavaliere is granted full parole

Loris Cavaliere, the Montreal defence lawyer who was sentenced to a 34-month prison term for letting alleged Montreal Mafia leaders use his offices …

Crime