Life Imprisonment News
Maryland man indicted for hate crime in student's slaying
A Maryland prosecutor says a man has been indicted on a hate-crime charge for allegedly stabbing a college student to death "because of his race."
Delaware indicts 18 inmates in deadly prison riot
Eighteen people have been indicted in a deadly inmate riot and hostage taking at a Delaware prison
Driver of deadly immigrant smuggling run pleads guilty
The driver of a semitrailer packed with almost at least 39 immigrants, 10 of whom died, has pleaded guilty to making the deadly smuggling run
Boy with terminal cancer wishes for Halloween cards from around the world
Brock Chadwick, 7, has received nearly 1,000 greeting cards from as far away as Singapore.
Lawyers want life without parole for woman who starved girl
Lawyers for a Pennsylvania woman who had faced the death penalty for starving her 7-year-old daughter want her to be resentenced to life in prison without parole
Murder victim's daughters say killer doesn't deserve mercy
Three daughters of an Arkansas man who was beaten and stabbed to death in 1991 say his killer doesn't deserve mercy and should die as scheduled next month
Advanced stages of CTE found in Aaron Hernandez's brain
BOSTON -- Tests conducted on the brain of former football star Aaron Hernandez showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, and his attorney said Thursday that the player's daughter is suing the NFL and the New England Patriots for leading Hernandez to
Advanced stages of CTE found in Aaron Hernandez
BOSTON -- Aaron Hernandez's lawyer says the former New England Patriots tight end's brain showed severe signs of the degenerative brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy. In a news conference at his offices, attorney Jose Baez says testing showed that Hernandez had a severe case of the
Jury finds Scott Peterson guilty of murder: Part 10
Peterson was found guilty of first-degree murder for Laci Peterson's death and of second-degree murder for the death of their unborn child.
2 Australian men charged over foiled terror plot to bring down airplane
Two Australian men were charged Thursday night in connection with a foiled plot to bring down an airplane, officials said. The two men, ages 49 and 32, were each charged with two counts of acts done in preparation for, or planning, a terrorist act. Both are from suburbs of southwestern Sydney,