DOJ identifies mail bomb suspect as Cesar Sayoc, could face up to 58 years in jail (VIDEO)

Identified as Cesar Sayoc, the suspect in mail bomb case has been charged with 5 federal crimes and faces up to 58 years in prison, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said, stressing the defendant is “innocent until proven guilty.” Sessions described the sending of explosive devices as “utterly unacceptable,” adding that “political violence or threat […]

Teen faces year in jail for pushing friend off 60ft bridge (VIDEO)

An 18-year-old girl has been charged with reckless endangerment for pushing her 16-year-old friend off a 60-foot bridge in Washington state. Prosecutors filed charges against Taylor Smith on Friday for pushing her friend, Jordan Holgerson, off Moulton Falls bridge earlier this month. Footage of the incident was uploaded to social media and quickly went viral. […]

Accused ‘Russian agent’ Butina subjected to excessive strip searches in US jail – embassy

The Russian embassy in the US has accused American authorities of subjecting jailed Russian gun activist and ‘agent’ Maria Butina to cruel and inhumane treatment, including unwarranted strip searches. Butina was arrested and detained in Washington DC in July on espionage charges. The 29-year old is accused of acting as an agent of the Russian […]

McGregor avoids jail time after deal

IRISH mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor has pleaded guilty in a Brooklyn criminal court to disorderly conduct, cutting a deal that allows him to avoid prison time over a New York brawl. The 30-year-old, who is nicknamed “The Notorious,” had been charged with multiple counts of assault and criminal mischief after attacking a bus […]

Six detained after graphic torture video from Russian jail goes viral

At least six people have been detained following the release of a distressing video which appears to show a half-naked inmate being pinned to a table and tortured by guards at a Russian jail. The graphic 10-minute-long footage was released by Russia’s Novaya Gazeta newspaper on Friday. The paper claims that the gruesome incident took […]

Russian diplomats meet with gun activist Butina in US jail

Representatives of the Russian Embassy in the US have visited Maria Butina, the Russian gun activist awaiting trial in a Washington jail on charges of acting as an unregistered agent of the Russian government. In a statement on Thursday, the embassy said that despite “stress and psychological pressure” the Russian citizen endured in the wake […]

Penalty point WARNING – Thousands drivers at risk of receiving jail time for THIS offence

UK motorists are at risk of landing jail time for taking penalty points for other motorists.  According to new research by Co-op Insurance, around 20 per cent of drivers in the UK have taken points for another motorist.  This is completely illegal and comes with huge consequences.  Motorists could be prosecuted for perverting the course […]

‘Children don’t belong in jail’: Critics are seizing on Trump’s executive order to detain entire families together

Reuters/Leah Millis Critics are seizing on President Donald Trump’s executive order that ends family separation for migrants and instead seeks to detain entire families together if they cross the border illegally. The Trump administration will have to amend an existing legal agreement known as the Flores settlement, which bars the government from detaining children longer […]

Florida man ends up in jail after asking police to test ‘low quality’ meth & bust his drug dealer

In a reckless attempt to take revenge on his drug dealer for selling him methamphetamine of unsatisfactory quality, a 49-year-old man in Florida contacted the police to have the substance tested and to press formal charges. Unhappy with the quality of the drugs sold to him by his dealer, and having suffered an allergic reaction […]

A migrant father separated from his wife and child at the US-Mexico border had a breakdown at a Texas jail and took his own life

Reuters/Adrees Latif A Honduran man reportedly took his own life inside a Texas jail last month, one day after he was separated from his wife and child at the US-Mexico border. His death came shortly after the Trump administration began implementing its “zero-tolerance” policy at the border, which criminally prosecutes migrants who cross illegally, and […]