ENID, Okla. – Garfield County in northern Oklahoma has agreed to pay $12.5 million to the estate of a county jail inmate who was restrained in a chair for more than 55 hours before he died from medical neglect.
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MALONE, N.Y. -- A county jury has found an older male student not guilty of raping a female student on the campus of Paul Smith’s College in northern New York two years ago.
(RNN) - Singer, songwriter Erykah Badu has stirred up a frenzy on social media over her comments during a recent interview with Vulture.
In 2015, a jury found former Oklahoma City cop Daniel Holtzclaw guilty of 18 sexual assault counts involving eight women. The now 30-year-old was sentenced to 263 years in prison. As Holtzclaw and his loved ones continue to maintain his innocence, his case has also attracted a cadre of other supporters from law enforcement and exonoree communities.
Bolstered by support from her fellow celebrities, international superstar Taylor Swift won a symbolic victory Aug. 14 when a federal jury in Denver found that she was assaulted and battered by former Denver DJ David Mueller when he groped her at a backstage photo opportunity before a concert in June 2013. Now, Swift is using the massive publicity surrounding the trial to speak out on behalf of other victims of sexual assault, and plans to put her money where her mouth is.
LIVINGSTON, Tex. – A condemned killer who left a bloody trail of bodies across Texas in 1983 has died on death row of natural causes, state prison authorities report.
LOCKPORT, N.Y. – A Lockport husband has been convicted of hatching a murder-for-hire conspiracy to kill his wife and mother-in-law so they could not testify against him on charges he assaulted and threatened to kill his wife.
GREENVILLE, Texas – A drunken driver who struck and killed a pedestrian, then fled the scene has been sentenced by a Texas jury to life in prison for murder and leaving the scene of an accident involving death.