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Friday's sentencing came after Conrad Alvin Barrett, 29, plead guilty over the summer. In December 2013, Barrett -- who was 27 at the time -- was charged with a hate crime for punching 79-year-old Roy Coleman, fracturing the man's jaw in two places.

Fathers in prison facing high debt over unpaid child support payments will have the opportunity to "press pause" with a new program.

California governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation for a new law designed to guard people of color against racial profiling at the hands of police…

The Department of Justice is preparing to release about 6,000 nonviolent inmates from federal prison at the end of the month.

Child Protective Services previously sought to remove six children from a Texas home where they were killed by their mother's ex-boyfriend.

A 2009 incident with an Italian photographer has come back to haunt supermodel Naomi Campbell.

After being found dead in her jail cell bed on Sunday, a 37-year-old Cleveland native identified as Ralkina Jones became the third Black woman to die…

In the week since Sandra Bland was found dead in a Texas jail cell, just three days after she was pulled over and arrested for failure…

Arrested for Being Transgender: Meagan Taylor http://t.co/kPh7PfFk8E pic.twitter.com/3pT29PXynb — BTNOMB (@BTNOMB) July 21, 2015 A transgender woman from Lahokia, Illinois was arrested and held in a Polk County Jail for…

The family of Sandra Bland has taken matters into their own hands regarding the 28-year-old’s alleged suicide in a Texas jail cell. According to NBC…

Authorities in Alabama claim a teen committed suicide in a jail cell an hour after being arrested, another suspicious case of a Black woman dying…

Following his plan to rectify the “war on drugs” that jailed thousands and destroyed communities, President Obama is expected to commute the sentences of dozens…