Settlement Reached In Lawsuit Over Sweltering Texas PrisonA tentative settlement agreement has been reached in a civil rights lawsuit in which attorneys for inmates at a Southeast Texas prison said sweltering summer heat was endangering the inmates' health.
Judge: Victim's Father Won't Be Charged With Attacking Nassar In CourtVictim's father tries to attack disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar in Michigan courtroom, tackled by bailiffs.
Federal Judge Knocks Down Florida's Voting Ban For Ex-FelonsA federal judge has ruled that Florida's current ban on former felons voting is unconstitutional and needs to be changed as soon as possible.
Nassar To Face Another Sentence, More Victims In Return To Court Larry Nassar, the former sports doctor accused of sexually assaulting more than 150 women and girls, will be confronted again by scores of victims as he faces another prison sentence for molesting gymnasts, this time at an elite Michigan club run by an Olympic coach.
Trump Signs Order To Keep Guantanamo Bay Prison OpenPresident Donald Trump has signed an executive order to keep open the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay, marking a formal reversal of his predecessor's eight-year effort to shut it down.
Nearly 3 Dozen Texas Inmates End Hunger StrikeTexas prison officials say nearly 40 inmates on a hunger strike since Christmas have ended their protest over alleged limited recreational time and food portions.
Man Who Used Dating App To Assault, Rob Gay Men Gets PrisonOne of four Texas men accused of using a dating app to assault and rob gay men has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Inmates At North Texas Prison Refusing To Accept MealsAuthorities say a variety of complaints has prompted inmates at a North Texas prison to refuse accepting meals.
Inmate Executed In Texas For Corrections Officer's DeathRobert Pruett was given a lethal injection for the December 1999 death of corrections officer Daniel Nagle at a prison southeast of San Antonio.
Texas Man Gets 5 Years In Prison For Threatening Obama, FBI A 21-year-old Central Texas man has been sentenced to more than five years in federal prison after admitting that he made threats against President Barack Obama and the FBI.
O.J. Simpson Out Of Prison After 9 Years For Armed RobberyFormer football legend O.J. Simpson became a free man Sunday after serving nine years for a botched hotel room heist that brought the conviction and prison time he avoided after his 1995 acquittal in the killings of his ex-wife and her friend.
East Texas Teacher Sent To Prison For Sex With StudentsA 39-year-old East Texas kindergarten teacher has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to seven counts of sexual assault with a child and improper relationship with a student for having sex with high school students.