The guard force at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is getting reinforcements from Puerto Rico.
A Maryland woman has been sentenced to 80 years in prison for sexually abusing a young girl who lived with her and her boyfriend.
President Barack Obama’s new strategy for fighting the nation’s drug problem will include a greater emphasis on using public health tools to battle addiction and diverting non-violent drug offenders into treatment instead of prisons, under reforms scheduled to be outlined by the nation’s drug czar Wednesday.
An Alaska-based military policeman will serve 16 years in prison and will be dishonorably discharged for selling secrets to an FBI undercover agent who he believed was a Russian spy, a panel of eight military members decided Monday.
An Army private charged in the biggest leak of classified material in U.S. history has entered guilty pleas to 10 of 22 charges against him.
A former Baylor basketball player was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison Wednesday for trying to get $1 million from Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III through extortion.
The man who pleaded guilty to a deadly Arizona shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was sentenced to life in prison Thursday.
A man who shot and killed his girlfriend over interrupting his sleep was sentenced to life in prison for the murder.
An official says the frontman of Virginia-based heavy metal band Lamb of God has been released on bail from a Prague prison, several weeks after his arrest in connection with a fan’s death in 2010.
A suburban Richmond youth figure skating coach will spend three and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography.