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Obama Becomes First Sitting President To Visit Federal Prison

President Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit a federal prison Thursday.

Former scientist jailed for attempting to sell nuclear bomb secrets

A former scientist who worked for the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, has been sentenced to five years in prison for attempting...
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Civil rights probe launched into death of Rikers Island inmate

The death of an inmate at the New York prison Rikers Island has caused a watchdog agency within the state to seek for the...

California governor sends out Christmas pardons, retracts one

California Gov. Jerry Brown has upheld his Christmas Eve tradition by issuing 105 pardons for criminals being held in the California prison system, but...

German man sentenced for joining ISIS

In Germany, a 20-year-old man, who has been identified as Kreshnik Berisha, has been sentenced to nearly four years in jail after he admitted...

US government acknowledges it “crossed the line” on torture

For many years, the US government has said it respects, protects, and promotes human rights here at home and all over the world.  However,...

Air Force Vet Wakes Up in Federal Prison on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON, November 12, 2014--Decorated 20-year Air Force veteran and former firearms instructor at the Sig Sauer Academy, Timothy Arnold, woke up this Veterans Day...

California could release up to 10,000 nonviolent offenders

As part of a proposition California passed on Tuesday, the state could see up to 10,000 incarcerated people eligible for early release. Proposition 47, known in...

Obama Has Sentenced Whistleblowers to 10x the Jail Time of All...

James Risen, an Investigative Journalist, and veteran New York Times Reporter, is now another name on the list of Journalists being prosecuted by the...

Exclusive: Air Force Vet/Firearms Expert Sentenced to Prison

  WASHINGTON, October 10, 2014--Former firearms instructor and decorated Air Force veteran Timothy Arnold stood for sentencing before Chief Judge Lisa Godbey Wood on October...

EXCLUSIVE: Air Force Vet/Firearms Expert Convicted of Manufacturing Weapons Speaks Out

WASHINGTON, October 6, 2014--Decorated Air Force veteran and firearms expert Timothy Arnold was convicted in the United States District Court of Southern Georgia on...