Some guards are also accused of facilitating multi-kilo coke and meth drug deals on the outside.
Seven days brought seven mass shootings, but most of the carnage was confined to three events in or near night spots last weekend.
We asked active-duty New York City cops about the rare conviction of an officer for killing someone in the line of duty.
Dennis Oland is getting life in prison for the killing of his dad, who was part of the wealthy Moosehead beer-brewing family in Canada, but many in the community think he's innocent.
When Stephen Watt was sent to federal prison for writing a nefarious piece of software, he was banned from even touching a computer. What do you do when you're a digital man living in an analog world?
In a trial that has captivated Canada, Jian Ghomeshi's defense rests on whether the judge believes the witnesses are trustworthy.
Arthur Rathburn is accused of hacking up bodies with chainsaws and selling diseased body parts to medical conferences—just one example of the shady ongoings in the cadaver dealing industry.
The incredible lawsuit filed against the estate of slain 19-year-old engineering student Quintonio LeGrier comes at a delicate time in Chicago policing.
After escaping from Mexican prison twice, the drug cartel boss could get extradited, and Brooklyn is the early frontrunner to host his trial.
There have been no arrests since Tiahleigh Palmer's body was found in a river late last year. As I discovered, it's because there are so few clues.
Then we revisit the unsolved case of a chlorine gas attack at a 2014 furry convention in Illinois and Motherboard investigates the decline of AM radio.
Called "Son of Sal" by his neighbors on Staten Island, Salvatore Perrone targeted three shopkeepers in Brooklyn for brutal slayings.
In December 2014, chlorine gas sent 19 people at the Midwest FurFest convention to the hospital. But investigators and the furry community are still trying to piece together what exactly happened that night.
Robert Wittman says what thieves don't realize is that "the real art in art theft isn't the stealing, it's the selling."
Lonnie David Franklin, Jr. was arrested in 2010 for allegedly murdering ten black women in South LA over a period of two decades. Now he's finally going on trial.
A high-profile bust shows how stronger varieties of heroin are arriving in a state infamous for prescription drug "pill mills."
Is every inmate a potential entrepreneur?
A Columbia University psychiatry professor talks about what he's learned from trying the drug himself and studying it over the years.
Project Heat tells the story of life in East New York's Pink Houses just as an NYPD cop faces trial for accidentally killing a resident.
The latest high-profile case of a fatal police shooting in Chicago has taken a bizarre turn.
Addicts are needlessly dying of overdose because so many powerful people view "drugs to fight drugs" as suspect.
Charity Keesic was beaten to death by the 16-year-old son of a family friend. Now her mother is trying to break the cycle of male violence within her community.
Brooklyn Defense Attorney Howard Greenberg concedes Karmik Grant-Byas has done "despicable" things to women, but says his client did not compel them to perform commercial sex acts against their will.
It's been an unusually quiet week when it comes to episodes of mass gun violence in America.