Gov. Kevin Stitt commuted Jones' sentence to life without the possibility of parole.
Jacob Chansley, the so-called "QAnon Shaman," was sentenced to 41 months in prison for his role in the US Capitol riot.
The operator of a suburban Chicago kennel where 29 dogs were killed in a fire will spend 20 days in a county jail.
A federal judge has ordered a former prominent member of the Chicago City Council to report to prison at the end of the month to begin serving a 18-month sentence for tax evasion.
An Illinois woman convicted of helping to kill her mother on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali in 2014 walked free from prison Friday.
R. Kelly, who participated in the conference by video from the federal jail in Brooklyn, did not speak during the hearing because no one could figure out how to unmute him.
The U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago said in a news release that the O-Block gang gunned down Carlton Weekly, also known as "FBG Duck," in August 2020 in the Gold Coast neighborhood.
A Springfield man who pleaded guilty to the fatal stabbing of a woman during a home invasion and setting her home on fire has been sentenced to 130 years in prison.
The winding story of a Bloomington man seeking exoneration while serving a 100-year sentence for being convicted of murdering his 3-year-old daughter in 1998 is set to appear before a national televised audience.
The August 2014 murder of Sheila von Wiese-Mack, 62, made headlines around the world.
Dwayne White stood outside the Greyhound bus depot in Birmingham, Alabama, two weeks ago taking in the night air and cityscape.
KANKAKEE — A woman convicted in the 1987 kidnapping and death of a northern Illinois businessman has been granted a re-sentencing hearing by the state’s appellate court.
'Drake & Josh' actor Josh Peck has described his former co-star Drake Bell's sentencing this week as "upsetting".
Darlene G. Wozniak, 56, was observed staring at a wall with "evil eyes" before she attacked the man Dec. 13, 2018, with a pair of scissors in their home, according to her plea agreement.
A 91-year-old man sentenced last year to 20 years behind bars for child molesting is entitled to no reduction in his prison term, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled.
Actress Phylicia Rashad is one of few celebrities who was happy about Bill Cosby’s sentence being overturned.
TV actor Allison Mack, who played a key role in the scandal-ridden, cult-like group NXIVM, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.
With the first year of the 102nd General Assembly mostly wrapped up, lawmakers as of Friday had officially passed 664 bills through both houses for eventual consideration by the governor.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced Friday to 22 1/2 years in prison for the murder of George Floyd, whose death set off a reckoning over racial injustice in America.
Lawyers for an Illinois man sentenced to 130 years for a murder when he was 16 years old are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to clarify how life sentences for juveniles should be reevaluated. That's in light of recent decisions by the high court against that practice.
Minnesota sentencing data for the five years through 2019 show that of 112 people sentenced for the same conviction as Chauvin, only two got m…
Judge Peter Cahill will look at arguments submitted by both sides, as well as victim impact statements, community impact statements, a pre-sen…
No matter what sentence Chauvin gets, in Minnesota it's presumed that a defendant with good behavior will serve two-thirds in prison and the r…