Dezman C. Dukes, 20, was a key witness in a case against a Gary man charged with killing a 17-year-old boy in 2019 while attempting to rob the boy of an Xbox.
'Drake & Josh' actor Josh Peck has described his former co-star Drake Bell's sentencing this week as "upsetting".
Actress Phylicia Rashad is one of few celebrities who was happy about Bill Cosby’s sentence being overturned.
TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the scandal-ridden, cult-like group NXIVM, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose death set off a reckoning over racial injustice in America.
Minnesota sentencing data for the five years through 2019 show that of 112 people sentenced for the same conviction as Chauvin, only two got m…
Judge Peter Cahill will look at arguments submitted by both sides, as well as victim impact statements, community impact statements, a pre-sen…
No matter what sentence Chauvin gets, in Minnesota it's presumed that a defendant with good behavior will serve two-thirds in prison and the r…
The fire started as the children were attempting to make breakfast for themselves, because their mother left them alone for 15 hours while she drank alcohol and spent the night with a maintenance man.
"He's a sick man who needs a lot of help," one of the victims wrote in a statement.
Erwin Ausley, who was listed as homeless, admitted to arson, a level 4 felony, in connection with the fire April 28, 2020, at a home in the 5500 block of Claude Avenue.
Gregory Lemon sold the drugs to government informants five times from July 2018 to July 2019 when investigators raided his Merrillville home, where they found more of the drugs.
"You're not the kind of person who needs to go to prison," the judge said. "But you do need help."
An East Chicago man who led the gang rape of a 19-year-old woman while burglarizing a Hammond home was appropriately sentenced to 60 years in prison, according to the Indiana Court of Appeals.
A Minnesota judge has ruled that there were aggravating factors in the death of George Floyd, paving the way for the possibility of a longer sentence for Derek Chauvin.
The victim died from a gunshot to the back of his head as he walked away from defendant Lamar T. Showers, according to testimony during this week's trial.
Connor Kerner further argues his lengthy sentence is "inappropriate" for a juvenile and that the state appellate courts have revised at least four such sentences for young people.
Eric J. Patillo, 37, of Thayer, has been in custody since shortly after his sons Evan Patillo, 2, and Levi Patillo, 4, drowned near a boat launch Aug. 21, 2018, along the Kankakee River in southern Lake County.
Each count carries a different maximum sentence: 40 years for second-degree unintentional murder, 25 years for third-degree murder, and 10 yea…
Chauvin waived his right to have a jury consider whether there were aggravating factors that would call for an upward departure — leaving that…
Harvey Weinstein has reportedly been secretly indicted on rape charges, which will be unsealed and heard publicly on Monday (12.04.21).
Indiana's high court has affirmed a man's sentence of life without parole for the 2018 killing of his girlfriend's 18-month-old son
"Someone could have died, and but for — let's say — the grace of God, someone didn't," the judge said. "But for the grace of God, you're not looking at 45 to 65 years for murder."