Charges against a Detroit father have been dropped after investigators discovered that the initial findings were erroneous. James Saltmarshall, 22, was first charged with felony murder, first-degree child abuse and first-degree criminal sexual conduct charges after his infant daughter in April. His attorney claims that facing these charges ruined Saltmarshall’s life after the death was ruled an accident with no evidence of physical trauma to the child.
Andrew Leander Wilson walked out of prison after giving 32 years of his life to a justice system that failed him. However, he wasn’t angry and smiled as he spoke on the relief of being released.
Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman sentenced to prison for firing warning shots during a dispute with her abusive ex-husband, has finally been released from prison.
In a stunning reversal, a Cook County judge ordered for a man who confessed to a 1982 double murder to be released on Thursday.
Alstory Simon wept for joy when he walked out of a downstate Illinois prison after spending 15 years behind bars.
Ferguson Police Chief Thomas Jackson said six-year veteran Darren Wilson is the police officer who fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown on Friday.
Wilson, who is from the St. Louis area, has no history of disciplinary action.
Actor-comedian Tracy Morgan has been released from a hospital where he was admitted in critical condition following a deadly car wreck on June 7.
The former star of 30 Rock is showing signs of improvement but has a long road to recovery. He’s been transported to a rehabilitation facility for the remainder of his recovery.
A former leader of the Black Panther party has been released after serving 44 years behind bars.
Marshall “Eddie” Conway, 67, was freed Tuesday after challenging his conviction for a shooting that killed Officer Donald Sager and injured another in 1970.
On Saturday a jury found Florida resident Michael Dunn guilty on three counts of attempted murder, and one count of firing a missile on the day that led to the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jordan Davis.
In newly released phone calls from jail to his fiancé, Dunn tells her that he is both the victim and the victor in the situation.
Chrishaun “CeCe” McDonald’s whole life changed in June 2011 when he got into a bar fight in Minneapolis. The incident resulted in the death of Dean Schmitz, 47, and McDonald sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison.
Now she is free after serving 19 months in a Minnesota detention facility.