Sentencing

Bill Cosby made his first phone call behind bars to his wife, Camille Cosby after he was sentenced to 3 to 10 years for sexual assault.

Judge Vonda Evans of Detroit made a compassionate speech about racism and police brutality before sentencing former Michigan police officer William Melendez to prison Tuesday for the beating of an unarmed Black man last year.

Jimmy Carlton Winfrey reportedly plans to appeal the sentencing, despite pleading guilty to the charges.

Mendeecees Harris took to his Instagram to write his a response to his 8-year sentencing, which is quite inspiring.

VH1 reality star Mendeecees Harris has been sentenced to 97 months in prison after being found guilty of a federal drug trafficking crime. Mendeecees pleaded guilty back in April, and his plea deal called for a sentence of eight to ten years and a $15,000 to $5 million fine. He was released on $600,000 bond and […]

On Friday, Michelle Blair, 36 was sentenced to life without parole for killing her two children and then putting their bodies into a deep freezer.…

Richmond, VA – Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen have been found guilty on federal corruption charges in Richmond. After two weeks of deliberations, jurors returned a verdict in 18 hours. McDonnell was found guilty on 11 counts of corruption and conspiracy charges and Maureen was found guilty on 8 counts of corruption plus an obstruction […]

From Congressman Bobby Scott, Representing the 3rd District of Virginia Reps. Scott and Conyers Lead Letter Requesting Clemency on Unfair Crack Sentences   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Representative Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-Va.), Ranking Member of the Crime Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, and Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), Ranking Member of the full […]

The doctor who was convicted in the overdose death of Michael Jackson was sentenced to the maximum four years in prison Tuesday in a finale to the tormented saga of the King of Pop. Dr. Conrad Murray sat stoically with his hands crossed as Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor repeatedly chastised him for what he […]

The case that everyone’s been watching is finally underway once again as Dr. Conrad Murray – the physician charged with involuntary manslaughter in association with the death of the late King of Pop Michael Jackson – is sentenced this afternoon. Watch the live stream of the sentencing below and be sure to check back in […]