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CNN  —  A Mississippi man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for burning a cross in his front yard to intimidate a Black family, according to a news release from the US Justice Department.

(CNN) A Mississippi man has been sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for burning a cross in his front yard to intimidate a Black family, according to a news release from the US Justice Department. Axel Cox, 24, was sentenced to 42 months in connection to the cross burning, which happened in December 2020 […]

Greenbelt, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Deborah L. Boardman sentenced Darryl Colton Frazer, age 34, of Silver Spring, Maryland, yesterday to seven years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release for gun and drug conspiracy charges and for violation of supervised release.  Frazer was convicted of those charges on November 3, 2022, […]

(CNN) The 19-year-old White man who killed 10 people in a racist mass shooting at a grocery store in a predominantly Black area of Buffalo last May apologized to the victims’ families and was sentenced to life in prison during an emotional court hearing Wednesday. “I’m very sorry for all the pain I forced . […]

Charting a Path to 20 Years Rolling back decades of increasingly punitive sentencing structures will be difficult, but all jurisdictions can begin to rein in the local drivers of extreme sentences. The following recommendations offer paths toward a 20-year sentencing cap. Legislative reform strategies should target the statutes and practices that drive extreme sentences while […]

WASHINGTON, DC — A Delaware man who threatened a Black police officer with a pole attached to a Confederate battle flag as he stormed the U.S. Capitol was sentenced on Thursday to three years in prison. Kevin Seefried, 53, tearfully apologized for his participation in the Jan. 6, 2021, riot before U.S. District Judge Trevor […]

Kevin Seefried is seen carrying a Confederate flag inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 (via FBI court filing). The Delaware man who carried a Confederate flag in the U.S. Capitol building during the Jan. 6 riot will spend the next three years behind bars. The picture of Kevin Seefried, 53, carrying a Confederate […]

Colinford Mattis arrives at federal court in Brooklyn on Thursday. (Mary Altaffer/AP) BROOKLYN — In a dramatic hearing on Thursday, a federal judge sentenced a corporate attorney who firebombed a police car during the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests to a year in jail, arguing that his prestigious education — boarding school, Princeton, a law […]

WASHINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The man who carried out a pepper-spray attack against a U.S. Capitol Police officer who died the day after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot was sentenced on Friday to 80 months in prison with credit for time served. Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch Our Standards:

The two brothers are expected to return to Panama on Wednesday, where they and their father face corruption charges. Two sons of Panama’s ex-President Ricardo Martinelli are expected to return to the country after completing prison sentences in the United States for their involvement in an international corruption scandal. Luis Enrique Martinelli Linares and Ricardo […]


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