Cyntoia Brown was released from prison early Wednesday morning after being granted clemency by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam in January, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections.
Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced Friday to 81 months in the killing of Laquan McDonald, a black teenager, more than four years after the shooting.
For nearly four years, the family of Laquan McDonald has waited for justice.
The white, former police officer, Roy Oliver, who shot and killed Jordan Edwards in suburban Dallas last April was convicted of murder Tuesday.
Thirty-one African Americans who were arrested and charged for small-scale marijuana sales have been discharged and 16 more are awaiting dismissal.
John Bunn’s tears continue to flow after a court cleared his name from a 17-year prison sentence for a crime he didn’t commit.
A federal judge rejected City Hall’s attempt to throw out a $2.2. million verdict to the family of the late Mohamed Bah. Manhattan Federal Judge Kevin Castel ruled against the city’s desire to have the ruling dismissed because Detective Edwin ...
A Bronx man was released from prison Monday after spending decades behind bars from a crime he didn't commit.
Thursday, Jan. 11, Brooklyn Supreme Court Justice Dineen Riviezzo announced that she had overturned Sundhe Moses’ 1997 murder conviction and ordered a new trial, citing the illicit activities of a disgraced NYPD detective.
A white former South Carolina officer was sentenced to 20 years in prison on Thursday for fatally shooting an unarmed black motorist in the back in 2015, wrapping up a case that became a rallying cry for the Black Lives ...
Constance Malcolm, the mother of Ramarley Graham, announced a new legal filing against the New York City Police Department for what she believes are efforts to conceal critical information about Graham’s 2012 killing by officers.
A former New York firefighter said stupidity, not racism, spurred him to set a fire that destroyed a black colleague’s apartment.
A former corrections officer was sentenced to one year in a city jail for smuggling contraband Friday and was also ordered to pay several court fees.
An Oklahoma police officer who was acquitted in last year's shooting death of an unarmed black man will resign from the Tulsa Police Department next month, she announced Friday.
The friend of Dylann Roof who admitted not divulging to authorities Roof's plans to massacre black people at a Charleston, South Carolina, church, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday in federal court.