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R. Kelly judge says no to prison release despite COVID-19 fears

R. Kelly judge says no to prison release despite COVID-19 fears

The judge rejected Kelly's request to be released citing that he is not at high risk, nor has he demonstrated that he is not a flight risk. Read full article: R. Kelly judge says no to prison release...→

R. Kelly judge says no to prison release despite COVID-19 fears

R. Kelly judge says no to prison release despite COVID-19 fears

The judge rejected Kelly's request to be released citing that he is not at high risk, nor has he demonstrated that he is not a flight risk. Read full article: R. Kelly judge says no to prison release...→

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state hopes to expedite the release of several thousand low-risk inmates at state prisons such as San Quentin that ha [...] Read full article: Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000...→

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IR [...] Read full article: IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus...→

‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to investigate COVID-19 spikes in prison system

‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to investigate COVID-19 spikes in prison system

State Sen. Nancy Skinner announced the formation of an oversight committee, pledging to investigate whether spikes in at least two facilities were caused by in [...] Read full article: ‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to inv...→

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

A federal judge has ordered the release from prison of an alleged organized crime enforcer who is said to have health issues that places him at heightened risk [...] Read full article: Judge grants compassionate release to al...→

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone has been ordered released from federal prison immediately due to health concerns amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered rel...→

MLB closes all training sites as fears of COVID-19 put season into further doubt - amNewYork

With coronavirus infections on the rise in Florida and Arizona, Major League Baseball is closing all spring training sites to have them undergo thorough Read full article: MLB closes all training sites as fears o...→

Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ‘I don’t want to die in prison’

Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ‘I don’t want to die in prison’

Sheldon Silver — once one of the most powerful politicians in Albany who’s been twice convicted of corruption yet still awaits sentencing — begged a judge for [...] Read full article: Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ...→

The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this year's mortgage for a metro Detroit family hit hard by COVID-19

The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this year's mortgage for a metro Detroit family hit hard by COVID-19

If you were watching the Kelly Clarkson Show earlier today - you saw a family in Southfield get a life-changing surprise. Read full article: The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this ye...→

'Science by press release': Doctors view COVID-19 drug results with excitement and skepticism

'Science by press release': Doctors view COVID-19 drug results with excitement and skepticism

Results presented in a press release say the steroid dexamathasone may reduce COVID-19 deaths, but doctors want to see the data. Read full article: 'Science by press release': Doctors view...→

COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business for Minnesota fishing guides

COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business for Minnesota fishing guides

MN fishing guides are taking more precautions now, and even turning some clients away, but the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t killed the state’s enthusiasm for gu [...] Read full article: COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business...→

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street as investors turn jittery once again in the face of rising numbers of coronavirus infections in many U.S. state [...] Read full article: Stock markets drop sharply upon opening ...→

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

Nearly 3,000 men convicted of felonies in Washington, D.C., are under a prison lockdown order, and nearly 100 are serving their time in COVID-19 hot spots in t [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmate...→

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Bernard Madoff's request to be released early from prison because he was dying of kidney failure, saying the swindler had [...] Read full article: Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionat...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

The Illinois attorney general's office is seeking to indefinitely commit to the state's Department of Human Services an Aurora pedophile who is scheduled to be [...] Read full article: Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile commit...→

Judge: Parkland school shooting trial off indefinitely due to COVID-19 restrictions

Judge: Parkland school shooting trial off indefinitely due to COVID-19 restrictions

The death penalty trial of the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school is off indefinitely because of restrictions related to the coronavir [...] Read full article: Judge: Parkland school shooting trial of...→

Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despite COVID-19 Fears, Oklahoma Court Says

Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despite COVID-19 Fears, Oklahoma Court Says

President Donald Trump can go ahead with plans for a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday, after the state Supreme Court rejected a plea by residents [...] Read full article: Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despi...→

Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catching COVID-19, report says

Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catching COVID-19, report says

But with the U.S. Bureau of Prison’s early-release directive for coronavirus, could a rich and well-connected defendant like Loughlin avoid prison time altoget [...] Read full article: Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catchi...→

Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally Over COVID-19 Concerns

Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally Over COVID-19 Concerns

An Oklahoma judge isn't getting in the way of President Donald Trump's Tulsa reelection rally. Politico reports an Oklahoma judge on Tuesday rejected a request [...] Read full article: Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally ...→

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department is withholding $679 million in coronavirus relief funding for tribes while a challenge over its initial round of payments to triba [...] Read full article: Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal...→

Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears, economic forecasts

Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears, economic forecasts

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 1,860 points, or 6.9%, on Thursday as investors seemed concerned about new spikes in COVID-19 cases and on [...] Read full article: Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears,...→

Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get early release

Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get early release

Former Livingston County Judge Theresa will be released from jail two weeks early, county officials said Monday. Read full article: Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get earl...→

Judge denies release of NYC protesters whose arraignments are overdue

Judge denies release of NYC protesters whose arraignments are overdue

A Manhattan judge has denied the release of protesters, whose arraignments are overdue, as the city is experiencing “a crisis within a crisis” during protests [...] Read full article: Judge denies release of NYC protesters w...→

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

A judge has rejected Ponzi king Bernard Madoff’s bid for early release from his 150-year prison sentence Read full article: Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid fo...→

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Two associates of President Donald Trump were granted early release from prison, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., are callin [...] Read full article: Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison R...→

Bolton book set to release Tuesday even as judge says his profits might be seized

Bolton book set to release Tuesday even as judge says his profits might be seized

Former national security adviser John Bolton and his publisher are moving forward with the release of his memoir Tuesday despite a judge warning of criminal co [...] Read full article: Bolton book set to release Tuesday even ...→

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book release

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book release

A federal judge denied President Trump’s request to stop his former National Security Adviser John Bolton from releasing his book this coming week, saying the [...] Read full article: Judge denies Trump’s request to halt Joh...→

Warren wants to know why Pence rejected U.S. goods in COVID fight

Warren wants to know why Pence rejected U.S. goods in COVID fight

Former Democratic presidential candidate says the decision to decline American manufacturing help "likely contributed" to shortages and spread of the disease. Read full article: Warren wants to know why Pence rejected ...→

Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work After Coworkers Contract COVID-19

Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work After Coworkers Contract COVID-19

A factory worker said she fears returning to a west Dallas gift card-making facility after a handful of co-workers contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work...→

Fauci recommends MLB season ending in September over COVID-19 fears

Fauci recommends MLB season ending in September over COVID-19 fears

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said Tuesday that any abbreviated MLB season should end prior to O [...] Read full article: Fauci recommends MLB season ending in Se...→

Former Northwestern Professor Charged With Murder Denied Release From Jail To Do COVID-19 Research

Former Northwestern Professor Charged With Murder Denied Release From Jail To Do COVID-19 Research

A judge says a former Northwestern professor and microbiologist accused of a gruesome murder will not be released from jail. He is trying to get out, saying he [...] Read full article: Former Northwestern Professor Charged Wi...→

Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE Facility Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE Facility Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Lisa Chourabi hasn’t seen her husband since February of this year.  After speaking with immigration attorneys, Chourabi said they lost their appeal and her hus [...] Read full article: Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE F...→

Judge refuses to release man accused of torching Chicago cop car while wearing Joker mask, saying he’s skipped other cases

Judge refuses to release man accused of torching Chicago cop car while wearing Joker mask, saying he’s skipped other cases

A man accused of setting fire to a Chicago police car while wearing a Joker mask will remain in federal custody, though the judge overseeing the case asked tha [...] Read full article: Judge refuses to release man accused of ...→

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

The judge said he'd reviewed public statements made by Madoff, 82, and found they “show that he has never fully accepted responsibility for his actions and tha [...] Read full article: Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early...→

Protests spark fears of new COVID surges

Protests spark fears of new COVID surges

Public health officials are concerned that many demonstrators' failure to heed precautions and other factors will fuel new transmissions. Read full article: Protests spark fears of new COVID surges...→

Judge orders release of man convicted in IU student's death

Judge orders release of man convicted in IU student's death

A federal judge has ruled that a man convicted in the killing of an Indiana University student in 2000 must be released from prison and remain free while his c [...] Read full article: Judge orders release of man convicted in...→

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state hopes to expedite the release of several thousand low-risk inmates at state prisons such as San Quentin that ha [...] Read full article: Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000...→

‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to investigate COVID-19 spikes in prison system

‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to investigate COVID-19 spikes in prison system

State Sen. Nancy Skinner announced the formation of an oversight committee, pledging to investigate whether spikes in at least two facilities were caused by in [...] Read full article: ‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to inv...→

Bolton book set to release Tuesday even as judge says his profits might be seized

Bolton book set to release Tuesday even as judge says his profits might be seized

Former national security adviser John Bolton and his publisher are moving forward with the release of his memoir Tuesday despite a judge warning of criminal co [...] Read full article: Bolton book set to release Tuesday even ...→

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

The Illinois attorney general's office is seeking to indefinitely commit to the state's Department of Human Services an Aurora pedophile who is scheduled to be [...] Read full article: Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile commit...→

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone has been ordered released from federal prison immediately due to health concerns amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered rel...→

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book release

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book release

A federal judge denied President Trump’s request to stop his former National Security Adviser John Bolton from releasing his book this coming week, saying the [...] Read full article: Judge denies Trump’s request to halt Joh...→

Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despite COVID-19 Fears, Oklahoma Court Says

Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despite COVID-19 Fears, Oklahoma Court Says

President Donald Trump can go ahead with plans for a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday, after the state Supreme Court rejected a plea by residents [...] Read full article: Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despi...→

Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ‘I don’t want to die in prison’

Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ‘I don’t want to die in prison’

Sheldon Silver — once one of the most powerful politicians in Albany who’s been twice convicted of corruption yet still awaits sentencing — begged a judge for [...] Read full article: Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ...→

Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work After Coworkers Contract COVID-19

Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work After Coworkers Contract COVID-19

A factory worker said she fears returning to a west Dallas gift card-making facility after a handful of co-workers contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work...→

Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally Over COVID-19 Concerns

Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally Over COVID-19 Concerns

An Oklahoma judge isn't getting in the way of President Donald Trump's Tulsa reelection rally. Politico reports an Oklahoma judge on Tuesday rejected a request [...] Read full article: Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally ...→

'Science by press release': Doctors view COVID-19 drug results with excitement and skepticism

'Science by press release': Doctors view COVID-19 drug results with excitement and skepticism

Results presented in a press release say the steroid dexamathasone may reduce COVID-19 deaths, but doctors want to see the data. Read full article: 'Science by press release': Doctors view...→

Former Northwestern Professor Charged With Murder Denied Release From Jail To Do COVID-19 Research

Former Northwestern Professor Charged With Murder Denied Release From Jail To Do COVID-19 Research

A judge says a former Northwestern professor and microbiologist accused of a gruesome murder will not be released from jail. He is trying to get out, saying he [...] Read full article: Former Northwestern Professor Charged Wi...→

Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears, economic forecasts

Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears, economic forecasts

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 1,860 points, or 6.9%, on Thursday as investors seemed concerned about new spikes in COVID-19 cases and on [...] Read full article: Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears,...→

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street as investors turn jittery once again in the face of rising numbers of coronavirus infections in many U.S. state [...] Read full article: Stock markets drop sharply upon opening ...→

Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE Facility Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE Facility Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Lisa Chourabi hasn’t seen her husband since February of this year.  After speaking with immigration attorneys, Chourabi said they lost their appeal and her hus [...] Read full article: Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE F...→

Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get early release

Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get early release

Former Livingston County Judge Theresa will be released from jail two weeks early, county officials said Monday. Read full article: Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get earl...→

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

The judge said he'd reviewed public statements made by Madoff, 82, and found they “show that he has never fully accepted responsibility for his actions and tha [...] Read full article: Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early...→

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

A judge has rejected Ponzi king Bernard Madoff’s bid for early release from his 150-year prison sentence Read full article: Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid fo...→

Protests spark fears of new COVID surges

Protests spark fears of new COVID surges

Public health officials are concerned that many demonstrators' failure to heed precautions and other factors will fuel new transmissions. Read full article: Protests spark fears of new COVID surges...→

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Two associates of President Donald Trump were granted early release from prison, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., are callin [...] Read full article: Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison R...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IR [...] Read full article: IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

A federal judge has ordered the release from prison of an alleged organized crime enforcer who is said to have health issues that places him at heightened risk [...] Read full article: Judge grants compassionate release to al...→

Judge: Parkland school shooting trial off indefinitely due to COVID-19 restrictions

Judge: Parkland school shooting trial off indefinitely due to COVID-19 restrictions

The death penalty trial of the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school is off indefinitely because of restrictions related to the coronavir [...] Read full article: Judge: Parkland school shooting trial of...→

MLB closes all training sites as fears of COVID-19 put season into further doubt - amNewYork

With coronavirus infections on the rise in Florida and Arizona, Major League Baseball is closing all spring training sites to have them undergo thorough Read full article: MLB closes all training sites as fears o...→

Warren wants to know why Pence rejected U.S. goods in COVID fight

Warren wants to know why Pence rejected U.S. goods in COVID fight

Former Democratic presidential candidate says the decision to decline American manufacturing help "likely contributed" to shortages and spread of the disease. Read full article: Warren wants to know why Pence rejected ...→

Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catching COVID-19, report says

Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catching COVID-19, report says

But with the U.S. Bureau of Prison’s early-release directive for coronavirus, could a rich and well-connected defendant like Loughlin avoid prison time altoget [...] Read full article: Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catchi...→

The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this year's mortgage for a metro Detroit family hit hard by COVID-19

The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this year's mortgage for a metro Detroit family hit hard by COVID-19

If you were watching the Kelly Clarkson Show earlier today - you saw a family in Southfield get a life-changing surprise. Read full article: The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this ye...→

Fauci recommends MLB season ending in September over COVID-19 fears

Fauci recommends MLB season ending in September over COVID-19 fears

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said Tuesday that any abbreviated MLB season should end prior to O [...] Read full article: Fauci recommends MLB season ending in Se...→

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department is withholding $679 million in coronavirus relief funding for tribes while a challenge over its initial round of payments to triba [...] Read full article: Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal...→

COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business for Minnesota fishing guides

COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business for Minnesota fishing guides

MN fishing guides are taking more precautions now, and even turning some clients away, but the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t killed the state’s enthusiasm for gu [...] Read full article: COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business...→

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

Nearly 3,000 men convicted of felonies in Washington, D.C., are under a prison lockdown order, and nearly 100 are serving their time in COVID-19 hot spots in t [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmate...→

Judge refuses to release man accused of torching Chicago cop car while wearing Joker mask, saying he’s skipped other cases

Judge refuses to release man accused of torching Chicago cop car while wearing Joker mask, saying he’s skipped other cases

A man accused of setting fire to a Chicago police car while wearing a Joker mask will remain in federal custody, though the judge overseeing the case asked tha [...] Read full article: Judge refuses to release man accused of ...→

Judge denies release of NYC protesters whose arraignments are overdue

Judge denies release of NYC protesters whose arraignments are overdue

A Manhattan judge has denied the release of protesters, whose arraignments are overdue, as the city is experiencing “a crisis within a crisis” during protests [...] Read full article: Judge denies release of NYC protesters w...→

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Bernard Madoff's request to be released early from prison because he was dying of kidney failure, saying the swindler had [...] Read full article: Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionat...→

Judge orders release of man convicted in IU student's death

Judge orders release of man convicted in IU student's death

A federal judge has ruled that a man convicted in the killing of an Indiana University student in 2000 must be released from prison and remain free while his c [...] Read full article: Judge orders release of man convicted in...→

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000s Of Low-Risk Inmates Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday that the state hopes to expedite the release of several thousand low-risk inmates at state prisons such as San Quentin that ha [...] Read full article: Courts Try To Fast Track Release Of 1000...→

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Bribery Get Early Release Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Two former state legislators who pleaded guilty to bribery charges have secured early release from federal prison amid the COVID-19 crisis. Federal Bureau of P [...] Read full article: Maryland Ex-Lawmakers in Prison for Brib...→

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus Checks Sent To Prison Inmates

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars in California and across the United States, and now the IR [...] Read full article: IRS Tries To Claw Back COVID-19 Stimulus...→

‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to investigate COVID-19 spikes in prison system

‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to investigate COVID-19 spikes in prison system

State Sen. Nancy Skinner announced the formation of an oversight committee, pledging to investigate whether spikes in at least two facilities were caused by in [...] Read full article: ‘We have to do better’: CA Senate to inv...→

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Reputed Mob Enforcer Mario Rainone Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Rainone asked for release to home confinement last month, saying prostate cancer, liver disease and heart problems make him susceptible to COVID-19. Read full article: Judge Grants Compassionate Release To Re...→

Bolton book set to release Tuesday even as judge says his profits might be seized

Bolton book set to release Tuesday even as judge says his profits might be seized

Former national security adviser John Bolton and his publisher are moving forward with the release of his memoir Tuesday despite a judge warning of criminal co [...] Read full article: Bolton book set to release Tuesday even ...→

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

Judge grants compassionate release to alleged mob enforcer

A federal judge has ordered the release from prison of an alleged organized crime enforcer who is said to have health issues that places him at heightened risk [...] Read full article: Judge grants compassionate release to al...→

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile committed indefinitely after prison release

The Illinois attorney general's office is seeking to indefinitely commit to the state's Department of Human Services an Aurora pedophile who is scheduled to be [...] Read full article: Prosecutors want Aurora pedophile commit...→

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered released from prison due to COVID-19 concerns

Reputed Outfit enforcer Mario Rainone has been ordered released from federal prison immediately due to health concerns amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Reputed Chicago mob enforcer ordered rel...→

Judge: Parkland school shooting trial off indefinitely due to COVID-19 restrictions

Judge: Parkland school shooting trial off indefinitely due to COVID-19 restrictions

The death penalty trial of the man charged with killing 17 people at a Florida high school is off indefinitely because of restrictions related to the coronavir [...] Read full article: Judge: Parkland school shooting trial of...→

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book release

Judge denies Trump’s request to halt John Bolton’s book release

A federal judge denied President Trump’s request to stop his former National Security Adviser John Bolton from releasing his book this coming week, saying the [...] Read full article: Judge denies Trump’s request to halt Joh...→

MLB closes all training sites as fears of COVID-19 put season into further doubt - amNewYork

With coronavirus infections on the rise in Florida and Arizona, Major League Baseball is closing all spring training sites to have them undergo thorough Read full article: MLB closes all training sites as fears o...→

Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despite COVID-19 Fears, Oklahoma Court Says

Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despite COVID-19 Fears, Oklahoma Court Says

President Donald Trump can go ahead with plans for a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Saturday, after the state Supreme Court rejected a plea by residents [...] Read full article: Trump Can Proceed With Tulsa Rally Despi...→

Warren wants to know why Pence rejected U.S. goods in COVID fight

Warren wants to know why Pence rejected U.S. goods in COVID fight

Former Democratic presidential candidate says the decision to decline American manufacturing help "likely contributed" to shortages and spread of the disease. Read full article: Warren wants to know why Pence rejected ...→

Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ‘I don’t want to die in prison’

Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ‘I don’t want to die in prison’

Sheldon Silver — once one of the most powerful politicians in Albany who’s been twice convicted of corruption yet still awaits sentencing — begged a judge for [...] Read full article: Sheldon Silver begs judge for leniency: ...→

Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catching COVID-19, report says

Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catching COVID-19, report says

But with the U.S. Bureau of Prison’s early-release directive for coronavirus, could a rich and well-connected defendant like Loughlin avoid prison time altoget [...] Read full article: Lori Loughlin’s real prison fear: Catchi...→

Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work After Coworkers Contract COVID-19

Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work After Coworkers Contract COVID-19

A factory worker said she fears returning to a west Dallas gift card-making facility after a handful of co-workers contracted COVID-19. Read full article: Factory Employee Fears Returning to Work...→

The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this year's mortgage for a metro Detroit family hit hard by COVID-19

The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this year's mortgage for a metro Detroit family hit hard by COVID-19

If you were watching the Kelly Clarkson Show earlier today - you saw a family in Southfield get a life-changing surprise. Read full article: The Kelly Clarkson Show pays off this ye...→

Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally Over COVID-19 Concerns

Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally Over COVID-19 Concerns

An Oklahoma judge isn't getting in the way of President Donald Trump's Tulsa reelection rally. Politico reports an Oklahoma judge on Tuesday rejected a request [...] Read full article: Oklahoma Judge Won't Stop Trump's Rally ...→

Fauci recommends MLB season ending in September over COVID-19 fears

Fauci recommends MLB season ending in September over COVID-19 fears

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, said Tuesday that any abbreviated MLB season should end prior to O [...] Read full article: Fauci recommends MLB season ending in Se...→

'Science by press release': Doctors view COVID-19 drug results with excitement and skepticism

'Science by press release': Doctors view COVID-19 drug results with excitement and skepticism

Results presented in a press release say the steroid dexamathasone may reduce COVID-19 deaths, but doctors want to see the data. Read full article: 'Science by press release': Doctors view...→

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal Virus Relief Funds

The U.S. Treasury Department is withholding $679 million in coronavirus relief funding for tribes while a challenge over its initial round of payments to triba [...] Read full article: Judge: U.S. Must Release $679M in Tribal...→

Former Northwestern Professor Charged With Murder Denied Release From Jail To Do COVID-19 Research

Former Northwestern Professor Charged With Murder Denied Release From Jail To Do COVID-19 Research

A judge says a former Northwestern professor and microbiologist accused of a gruesome murder will not be released from jail. He is trying to get out, saying he [...] Read full article: Former Northwestern Professor Charged Wi...→

COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business for Minnesota fishing guides

COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business for Minnesota fishing guides

MN fishing guides are taking more precautions now, and even turning some clients away, but the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t killed the state’s enthusiasm for gu [...] Read full article: COVID-19 fears haven’t dampened business...→

Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears, economic forecasts

Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears, economic forecasts

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 1,860 points, or 6.9%, on Thursday as investors seemed concerned about new spikes in COVID-19 cases and on [...] Read full article: Dow plunges nearly 7% on COVID-19 fears,...→

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stock markets drop sharply upon opening Thursday over fears of a COVID-19 resurgence

Stocks are opening sharply lower on Wall Street as investors turn jittery once again in the face of rising numbers of coronavirus infections in many U.S. state [...] Read full article: Stock markets drop sharply upon opening ...→

Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE Facility Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE Facility Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Lisa Chourabi hasn’t seen her husband since February of this year.  After speaking with immigration attorneys, Chourabi said they lost their appeal and her hus [...] Read full article: Woman Wants Husband’s Release From ICE F...→

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

Nearly 3,000 men convicted of felonies in Washington, D.C., are under a prison lockdown order, and nearly 100 are serving their time in COVID-19 hot spots in t [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmate...→

Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get early release

Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get early release

Former Livingston County Judge Theresa will be released from jail two weeks early, county officials said Monday. Read full article: Former Judge Theresa Brennan to get earl...→

Judge refuses to release man accused of torching Chicago cop car while wearing Joker mask, saying he’s skipped other cases

Judge refuses to release man accused of torching Chicago cop car while wearing Joker mask, saying he’s skipped other cases

A man accused of setting fire to a Chicago police car while wearing a Joker mask will remain in federal custody, though the judge overseeing the case asked tha [...] Read full article: Judge refuses to release man accused of ...→

Judge denies release of NYC protesters whose arraignments are overdue

Judge denies release of NYC protesters whose arraignments are overdue

A Manhattan judge has denied the release of protesters, whose arraignments are overdue, as the city is experiencing “a crisis within a crisis” during protests [...] Read full article: Judge denies release of NYC protesters w...→

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early release rejected by judge

The judge said he'd reviewed public statements made by Madoff, 82, and found they “show that he has never fully accepted responsibility for his actions and tha [...] Read full article: Ponzi king Bernie Madoff's bid for early...→

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionate Release From Prison

A federal judge on Thursday rejected Bernard Madoff's request to be released early from prison because he was dying of kidney failure, saying the swindler had [...] Read full article: Bernard Madoff Fails to Win Compassionat...→

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid for Early Release

A judge has rejected Ponzi king Bernard Madoff’s bid for early release from his 150-year prison sentence Read full article: Judge Rejects Ponzi King Madoff’s Bid fo...→

Protests spark fears of new COVID surges

Protests spark fears of new COVID surges

Public health officials are concerned that many demonstrators' failure to heed precautions and other factors will fuel new transmissions. Read full article: Protests spark fears of new COVID surges...→

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison Release of Manafort, Cohen

Two associates of President Donald Trump were granted early release from prison, and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., are callin [...] Read full article: Harris, Jeffries Question Early Prison R...→

Judge orders release of man convicted in IU student's death

Judge orders release of man convicted in IU student's death

A federal judge has ruled that a man convicted in the killing of an Indiana University student in 2000 must be released from prison and remain free while his c [...] Read full article: Judge orders release of man convicted in...→