David Miranda Is Nobody's Errand Boy
When Glenn Greenwald's 28-year-old Brazilian partner was detained in London this summer while transporting documents related to the bombshell Edward Snowden story, many assumed he was unfairly roped into a situation he didn't understand. That couldn't be further from the truth.
Judge Sentences "Girls Gone Wild" Founder To Eight Months In Jail For Assault And False Imprisonment
A Santa Monica judge said that Joe Francis had an "explosive" temper and needed to spend time "in custody." Charges stem from a 2011 incident where Francis refused to let three women leave his mansion and then grabbed one of those women by her throat and hair while throwing her to the ground.
Why Did This Distinguished University Professor Go On A Three-Week Arson Spree?
In the aftermath of his son's suicide, Rainer Klaus Reinscheid, 49, tried to set a park, a high school, and a vice principal's house on fire. Last week he was sentenced to 14 years in prison for his arson attempts. Was he driven by grief or revenge?
Meet The Mexican Mafia Mom Who's Too Dangerous To Release On Bail
Sonia "Shorty" Apodaca, 44, was a "secretary" for the Mexican Mafia, one of the country's most notorious prison gangs. Apodaca appeared in federal court Tuesday to plead for bail — but her request was denied because she knows too much.
California Can't Decide Where To Send Its Youngest Killer
Six months after Joseph Hall, now 13, was convicted of second-degree murder for fatally shooting his neo-Nazi father in 2011, the state weighs where he will spend the next decade: in therapy or in one of the country’s most violent prison systems.
Highlights From 'Justice For Trayvon' Rallies Held Across The Country
Heeding Rev. Al Sharpton's call for Justice Rallies in 100 cities to protest the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin, federal buildings and state houses across the country were marched on by peaceful demonstrators demanding the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws. The sentiment across the state lines were similar, protestors the country over are hoping to turn, as one rally speaker said, this "Travyon Martin moment" into a "movement."
Will Ohio's Gov. Veto New Extreme Anti-Abortion Measure?
Many of Ohio's newly approved abortion restrictions are as severe as the ones found in the hotly disputed Texas legislation. If these restrictions are approved by Republican Gov. John Kasich, Ohio will have some of the most draconian anti-abortion laws in the country. Read 'em here.