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In 1981, Gates was sentenced to prison for the rape and murder of Georgetown University student Catherine Schilling. In 2009, with the use of advanced DNA evidence, authorities discovered the crime was committed by a man who died in 2013.

Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old Chicago native who was found dead in a Texas jail cell in July, committed suicide because her family and friends failed to post her bond after she was arrested for a minor traffic violation.

One of the two women involved in a sexual assault incident at a Washington, D.C. gas station has been arrested, NBC Washington reports. Ayanna Marie…

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

Seven inmates were given a combined total punishment of 7,150 days, or 19.75 years, of solitary confinement at the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC).

Earl “DMX” Simmons was released from jail on Friday, but there’s a chance he could be headed right back. The iconic rapper was sentenced to…

“El Chapo” has proved that he is the most elusive criminal in the world. Still, someone has to pay for his prison escape. Joaquín Archivaldo Guzmán…

A New York City man who stole baby formula from a Pathmark supermarket last Thursday was charged with two counts of grand larceny

Marie Holmes stole our hearts when she won a $188 million Powerball jackpot. She reportedly used part of her jackpot to bail her fiancé

A Texas man who spent 35 years behind bars without a conviction will finally get a second chance at justice. Jerry Hartfield, 59, has been…