HOUSTON (AP) 04/19 — Prosecutors say a former 911 operator in Houston has been found guilty of hanging up on people calling for emergency services and sentenced to 10 days in jail and 18 months of probation.Read more »
By MATT O’BRIEN and DAKE KANG, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) 01/31 — The centuries-old process of releasing defendants on bail, long the province of judicial discretion,
By PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) 01/06 — A Mexican man acquitted of murder in the shooting death of a San Francisco woman that sparked a national immigration debate was sentenced Friday to time served for illegal gun possession.
By MICHAEL CATALINI, Associated Press TRENTON, N.J. (AP) 12/25 — The handgun that Shaneen Allen was carrying when she was pulled over on a New Jersey highway could have sent her to prison for years if not for a pardon from Republican Gov.
By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) 11/13 — A national effort is launching that aims to help low-income defendants get out of jail by bailing them out as their criminal cases progress through the courts.