Louisiana Supreme Court upholds Black man’s life sentence for stealing hedge clippers more than 20 years ago

A life sentence handed down to a Black man for stealing a pair of hedge clippers more than two decades ago was upheld by the Louisiana Supreme Court last week. Fair Wayne Bryant, 62, was convicted in 1997 for stealing the clippers and was subsequently given a life sentence, which was sanctioned under the state’s[…]

Trey Gowdy reacts to federal court vacating Boston bomber’s death sentence

Fox News contributor Trey Gowdy joined Fox News Radio‘s “The Guy Benson Show” Friday to react to the breaking news that a federal appeals court had thrown out the death sentence for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. A three-judge panel ordered a new penalty-phase trialĀ on the grounds that the case judge did not vet the[…]

Former Marine gets 9-year Russian prison sentence over drunken assault he claims to not remember

A 29-year-old American man who formerly served in the U.S. Marines was sentenced Thursday to nine years in a Russian prison over a drunken incident last summer he claims he cannot remember. Trevor Reed, a student at the University of North Texas, was spending time in Moscow to learn Russian and visit his Russian girlfriend,[…]