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7.24.19

How Tay-K’s Lyrics Helped Put Him in Prison for 55 Years

Prosecutors used the music video and lyrics from Tay-K’s hit single, “The Race”, as a key piece of evidence while interviewing their last witness.

5.2.19

Billionaire Opioid CEO Found Guilty in Scheme to Bribe Doctors with Lap Dances and Lavish Dinners

The scheme was meant to encourage doctors to overprescribe a fentanyl-based spray.

1.24.19

True Crime Podcast 'Conviction' Investigates a Vigilante Private Eye

Manuel Gomez made it his mission to take down dirty cops. But is he protecting the innocent or out for revenge?

7.27.17

The Unforgettable Story of a Teen Murdered by Her Peers

Twenty years after Reena Virk’s horrific death, the reporter who knew the teenage girls involved goes deep on a crime that shocked the world.

11.4.16

Two Former Christie Aides Were Found Guilty in the 'Bridgegate' Trial

The crimes carry a maximum sentence of 20 years, but the greatest fallout may be a definitive end to their former boss Chris Christie's future in national politics—if Trump loses.

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10.24.16

Adnan Syed's Lawyer Is Trying to Get Him Out on Bail

Syed's lawyer has filed a motion to get him out on bail just a few months after a Baltimore judge granted the 'Serial' subject a new trial.

5.27.16

The Lifelong Repercussions of Being Falsely Imprisoned

Miscarriages of justice continue to take their toll on the mental health of prisoners after their release.

12.29.15

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to Serve Reduced Sentence in Special VIP Prison Ward

Israel's Prison Service and Public Security Ministry began construction in August of a $1 million high-security wing that will house Olmert and other high-profile inmates.

10.15.15

Prisoner Who Claims Chicago Officer Tortured Him Is Freed After More Than Two Decades

A court overturned Shawn Whirl's 1991 murder conviction two months ago, citing his questionable confession. Prosecutors soon dropped the case as the evidence against him fell apart.

9.10.15

Australia Is Deporting Increasing Numbers of Convicted Kiwis Back to New Zealand

At the end of July, 166 New Zealanders were in immigration detention centers compared with a total of 52 deported for the whole of 2014.

7.23.15

One of the Canadians Convicted of Killing Their Roommate Loretta Saunders Wants to Appeal Her Sentence

Victoria Henneberry wants to start the appeal process despite missing the deadline to do so.

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