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    BALTIMORE — Separate convictions a decade apart have been vacated for a Maryland woman found by courts to have abused her 3-year-old son, who died years later from previous injuries. The state’s Court of Special Appeals ruled this month that Tamekia Martin’s manslaughter conviction last year shouldn’t have occurred. The Baltimore Sun also reports that...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — Separate convictions a decade apart have been vacated for a Maryland woman found by courts to have abused her 3-year-old son, who died years later from previous injuries. The state’s intermediate-level Court of Special Appeals ruled this month that Tamekia Martin’s manslaughter conviction shouldn’t have occurred, The Baltimore Sun reported. The court...
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Lawyers for former House Speaker Mike Hubbard are asking a judge to reduce his four-year prison sentence for his conviction on ethics charges since appellate courts overturned half of the counts. Hubbard was sentenced to a four-year concurrent sentence, meaning his prison time was not automatically reduced when appellate courts overturned...
    KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — A man who admits he strangled a woman in Kalamazoo has successfully challenged his murder conviction after arguing that his rights were violated when jurors saw him shackled at trial. A federal appeals panel said Ervine Davenport is entitled to a new trial, 12 years after his conviction in Kalamazoo County....
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY GUY FAULCONBRIDGE Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has formally stripped Harvey Weinstein of his honorary award following his conviction for sexually assaulting a former production assistant and raping an actress. “The Queen has directed that the appointment...
    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Queen Elizabeth has formally stripped Harvey Weinstein of his honorary award following his conviction for sexually assaulting a former production assistant and raping an actress. "The Queen has directed that the appointment of Harvey Weinstein to be an Honorary Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the...
    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a man accused of sexually assaulting a woman with dementia, ruling that prosecutors didn’t have to prove whether he knew she couldn't consent to sex. A Pennington County jury in 2018 convicted Roger Jackson, now 73, of third-degree rape, which says...
    DISGRACED movie producer Harvey Weinstein has been stripped of his CBE following his rape conviction, it was confirmed today. He's currently serving a 23-year jail sentence after being found guilty of sexually assault and rape of two women. 1Harvey is headed to jail for up to 29 yearsCredit: Getty Images - Getty The former movie...
    THE MP wife of “Naughty Tory” Charlie Elphicke stunned Westminster when she revealed she was backing his appeal – just weeks after dumping him after he was convicted of sexual assault. Former MP Elphicke, 49, was jailed for two years on Tuesday for groping two women in attacks nine years apart. 5Natalie Elphicke, who took...
    Chromebook, headphones, desks: COVID-era virtual school supplies come with real spike in spending Travis Scott was reportedly fined after his surprise stop at a McDonalds in California was swarmed by 500 people WNBA superstar Maya Moore announced that she married Jonathan Irons after pausing her career to help free him from prison © Provided by...
    (CNN)Four-time WNBA champion Maya Moore has tied the knot with Jonathan Irons, the man whose wrongful conviction she helped overturn. The pair met in 1998 in a prison ministry when Moore was a teenager and Irons was serving a 50-year sentence for burglary and assaulting a homeowner with a gun -- a conviction that was...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) — Former Minnesota Lynx star player Maya Moore announced that she married Jonathan Irons, the Missouri man she helped free from prison after a wrongful conviction. In an interview with Good Morning America Wednesday, Moore said the two are now a married couple. “We got married a couple months ago and...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the felony criminal recklessness conviction of a woman in a crash that killed three siblings who were crossing a rural highway to board a school bus. However, the court Monday vacated the misdemeanor reckless driving conviction of Alyssa Shepherd because it constituted double jeopardy with...
    By KEN KUSMER, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the felony criminal recklessness conviction of a woman in a crash that killed three siblings who were crossing a rural highway to board a school bus. However, the court Monday vacated the misdemeanor reckless driving conviction of Alyssa Shepherd because...
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has upheld the felony criminal recklessness conviction of a woman in a crash that killed three siblings who were crossing a rural highway to board a school bus. However, the court Monday vacated the misdemeanor reckless driving conviction of Alyssa Shepherd because it constituted double jeopardy with...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — A convicted felon is accused of pulling out a gun during an argument at a birthday party a neighbor was hosting, and shooting five people early Saturday morning, killing a man and a woman. One of those five victims returned fire, critically wounding the gunman. Timmy Jordan is charged with two counts...
    Convictions are still being up-ended nearly 15 years after a Massachusetts drug lab chemist was found to be falsifying results. Earlier this September, a superior court judge ordered a new trial for a man convicted of heroin possession in 2006. The judge said this is necessary because Massachusetts did not fully investigate problems at one...
    Convictions are still being up-ended nearly 15 years after a Massachusetts drug lab chemist was found to be falsifying results. Earlier this September, a superior court judge ordered a new trial for a man convicted of heroin possession in 2006. The judge said this is necessary because Massachusetts did not fully investigate problems at one...
    A Florida man was released from prison after spending 37 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. DNA evidence proved that Robert DuBoise, 55, did not commit a rape or a murder after he was convicted in 1983. The jury convicted DuBoise based on evidence from a jailhouse informant and unreliable data...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Expand the Ballot Coalition announced Monday morning a statewide campaign to have voting materials sent to every local jail in Maryland. “Individuals, sitting in our prisons in jail who are pre-trial, not yet convicted of anything, are individuals who are sitting in our jails with misdemeanor convictions- these are individuals who...
    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former Fort Campbell soldier accused of raping and killing his infant daughter has agreed not to contest a conviction for second-degree murder and will serve 15 years in prison without parole, authorities said. Christopher Paul Conway, 25, entered the plea Friday, shortly before his trial was to begin in Tennessee's...
    Disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is set to be stripped of his CBE by the Government this week after his conviction for rape.  Weinstein, 68, who was sentenced to 23 years in prison by a US court earlier this year, is expected to lose the CBE when the Honours Forfeiture Committee meets on Friday to...
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A state attorney in North Florida is now requiring her prosecutors to seek longer prison sentences for felons arrested for illegally carrying guns. With homicides continuing to climb in Jacksonville, State Attorney Melissa Nelson announced the new policy to her staff on Aug. 31, according to the Times-Union. The policy requires...
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, for years once of the state’s most influential politicians, reported to jail Friday to begin a prison sentence for his 2016 ethics conviction. Hubbard reported to the Lee County Detention Center in Opelika, according to jail records, to begin his four-year sentence. The Auburn...
    By KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard, for years once of the state's most influential politicians, reported to jail Friday to begin a prison sentence for his 2016 ethics conviction. Hubbard reported to the Lee County Detention Center in Opelika, according to jail records, to begin his...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — After serving 19 years in San Quentin prison for a crime he says he did not commit, 34-year-old Emon Barnes was released Friday. Emon Barnes, 34, walked out of jail Friday a free man after his sentenced was reduced to time served. (CBSLA) Barnes was just 15 years old when deputies...
    The former top lawyer for the City of Mount Vernon will avoid immediate prison time as he appeals his sentence for corruption involving former Mayor Richard Thomas. Lawrence Porcari Jr. was found guilty by a jury of corrupting government, second-degree grand larceny, degrading government, and filing false statements for using $365,000 from the city’s water...
    Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden does not have a lot of credibility to support law and order at this point in the campaign, Fox News contributor Sarah Sanders said Wednesday. The former White House press secretary said the only reason the former vice president came out against the riots in Democratic-run cities was because of tightening polls against...
    Boxing has seen plenty of bad boys inside and outside the ring. Over the decades some of the sport's biggest stars have brushed up against the law - and a few have even ended up doing jail time. 11Boxing has seen more of its athletes serve prison sentences than any other sport, those boxers include...
    One of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s lawyers spoke about the reasons why the Mexican drug trafficker appealed on Friday the life sentence to which he was sentenced in July 2019, in a legal move with which they hope to reverse his sentence . Mariel Colón, one of the members of...
    One of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s lawyers spoke about the reasons why the Mexican drug trafficker appealed on Friday the life sentence to which he was sentenced in July 2019, in a legal move with which they hope to reverse his sentence . Mariel Colón, one of the members of...
    One of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s lawyers spoke about the reasons why the Mexican drug trafficker appealed on Friday the life sentence to which he was sentenced in July 2019, in a legal move with which they hope to reverse his sentence . Mariel Colón, one of the members of...
    (CNN)Here's a look at the life of Michael Skakel, the nephew of Ethel Kennedy. Skakel was convicted in 2002 of the 1975 murder of his neighbor, Martha Moxley. Skakel 's conviction was vacated by the Connecticut Supreme Court in 2018.PersonalBirth date: September 19, 1960 Birth place: Greenwich, ConnecticutBirth name: Michael SkakelRead MoreFather: Rushton Skakel...
    NEW YORK (AP) — The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants his U.S. conspiracy conviction thrown out. An appeal filed Friday argues that a judge made rulings allowing a jury to hear faulty evidence at his trial. It also cites reports that before reaching a guilty verdict, some jurors sought out news...
    NEW YORK (AP) — The notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman wants his U.S. conspiracy conviction thrown out. An appeal filed Friday argues that a judge made rulings allowing a jury to hear faulty evidence at his trial. It also cites reports that before reaching a guilty verdict, some jurors sought out news...
    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A woman wanted in Italy for trying to recruit people to join the Islamic State group was arrested in Albania’s capital on Saturday, police said. Lubjana Gjecaj, 43, will be extradited to Italy where a court in Milan has sentenced her to three years in prison for association with terror groups,...
    SAN QUENTIN (CBS / AP) — A Southern California man who spent 19 years in prison for a gang-related shooting will be released from San Quentin State Prison, a judge ordered Friday. Emon Barnes, 34, of Compton, is expected to be freed next week from San Quentin State Prison after the judge approved a re-sentencing...
    A Compton man who has spent nearly two decades in prison for a gang-motivated shooting will be released from San Quentin prison next week after attorneys and Los Angeles prosecutors engineered his release amid questions about the evidence used to convict him. Emon Barnes, now 34, was just 15 when L.A. County sheriff’s deputies arrested...
    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court upheld Friday the conviction of anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders for insulting Moroccans in comments he made at an election night gathering in 2014. However, the court overturned Wilders’ conviction for inciting discrimination. The appeals court did not punish Wilders for his conviction, which he can appeal...
    GARETH SOUTHGATE was caught in a row over whether to recall Harry Maguire after he appealed against his conviction by a Greek court. The England boss was urged by members of his coaching staff — as well as Maguire himself — to reinstate the Manchester United captain for tomorrow’s Nations League opener in Reykjavik. 3Harry...
    OAKLAND — A six-time felon has been charged with murder in the Aug. 22 fatal stabbing of his East Oakland neighbor in what was described as a misunderstanding over a woman, according to authorities and court documents. The suspect, Herschol Howell, 66, is being prosecuted under ”three strikes’ statues in the death of  67-year-old Billy...
    A California man accused of sending one of Santa Clara's top public health officials dozens of threatening letters with the boogaloo insignia, has been charged with stalking and threatening. ARKANSAS SHERIFF RESIGNS AFTER VIDEO SURFACES OF HIM USING RACIAL SLUES IN SUPERMARKET Alan Joseph Viarengo, 55, faces two felony counts after prosecutors said he sent 24 letters...
    The former military lawyer who led the prosecution against Bowe Bergdahl criticized President Trump’s public comments about the convicted U.S. Army deserter, saying the politicization of the case nearly reversed the conviction. Justin Oshana, an Army major who headed up the military’s litigation against Bergdahl and went on to become an assistant U.S. attorney,...
    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday refused to reverse its decision upholding much of the 2016 ethics conviction of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, and the state attorney general said it’s time for the once-powerful Republican to report to prison. Without comment, justices turned down Hubbard’s request to rehear his...