'Starved Rock Killer' Chester Weger's First Day Out After 60 Years Behind Bars"I appreciate everything that everyone's done for me to try to get me out of here."
2-Year Lobbying Effort Pays Off For BlagojevichFor nearly two years, the wife of disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich made Trump's own travails the centerpiece of the strategy to free her husband.
Blagojevich, A Criminal Justice Reformer? Critics Say He Didn't Do Much As Governor"Through all channels, through all connections, that anyone had, we just could not get answers to those petitions."
The Blagojevich Saga: How Did We Get Here?When all else failed, he and his wife Patti Blagojevich began what some call a direct, public plea to President Trump, hoping he'd sympathize and set Blagojevich free.
Blagojevich Pens Op-Ed: Democrats Would've Impeached LincolnPresident Trump mentioned he was considering commuting Blagojevich's prison sentence back in August.
Man Posing As A Woman To Lure Children Gets Prison TimeProsecutors say as part of the scheme, Osborne told the minors they would have to have sex with a producer named "Trey" to make sure they were suitable for filming.
AP Exclusive: 25 Years After Murders, OJ Says 'Life Is Fine'For a man who once lived for the spotlight , Simpson has generally kept a low profile since his release from prison in October 2017 after serving nine years for a robbery and kidnapping conviction in Las Vegas. He insisted his conviction and sentence for trying to steal back his own memorabilia were unfair but said: "I believe in the legal system and I honored it. I served my time."
Patient Who Ordered THC Chocolates Gets 4 Years In PrisonCamic says the 37-year-old Franzen has stage 4 cancer and was using the chocolates to relieve himself from symptoms, such as nausea.
Judge Raps Trump, Gives Lenient Sentence To El Chapo WitnessWithout his cooperation against more than 100 cartel figures, he likely would have received a life sentence.
Hill Harper Says He Took Barack Obama To Play Basketball In A Prison While They Were At Harvard LawActor Hill Harper said he and former President Barack Obama played basketball at a prison while they were both students at Harvard Law School.
Prison Mental Health Center Groundbreaking Set For MondayThe $150 million center will be 180,000 square feet (16,700 square meters) and serve both men and women. It will employ more than 400 people including physicians, nurse practitioners, psychologists and correctional treatment officers.
Glen Ellyn Man Who Supplied Fatal Heroin Dose Sentenced To PrisonA Glen Ellyn man who pleaded guilty to supplying a fatal dose of heroin to someone he knew in 2017 has been sentenced to 14 years in prison.
Bill Cosby Moved To General Unit At Pennsylvania PrisonA jury last year convicted Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home in 2004. He is appealing the conviction.
Illinois Officials Agree To Settle Prison Health LawsuitA court-appointed expert would guide the overhaul of health care for Illinois prison inmates in a proposed federal consent decree filed Thursday.
Cape-Wearing Lawyer Pleads Guilty To TheftCalling himself "Excuseman," he skewered people who "mess up and don't fess up."