A Japanese shipping company executive is going to U.S. federal prison for conspiring to fix prices for ocean shipments of vehicles.
Prosecutors say a Washington man has been sentenced to 12 years in federal prison for abducting and assaulting a woman in an alley, then firing a gun at police.
Maryland and Virginia are among nine states that saw their prison populations drop by more than 1,000 last year, which is indicative of a nationwide trend.
Mohammed Rashed slipped a bomb beneath the jetliner seat cushion, set the timer and disembarked with his wife and child when the plane touched down in Tokyo. The device exploded as Pan Am Flight 830 continued on to Honolulu, killing a Japanese teenager in a 1982 attack that investigators linked to a terrorist organization known for making sophisticated bombs.
The California man behind an anti-Muslim film that led to violence in many parts of the Middle East was sentenced Wednesday to a year in federal prison for probation violations in an unrelated matter, then issued a provocative statement through his attorney.