Texas militia member who knocked police officer unconscious on Jan. 6 sentenced to nearly 5 years in prison

A Texas militia member was sentenced Friday to nearly five years in prison for attacking police officers at the U.S. Capitol, seriously injuring one of them during a mob’s attack on Jan. 6, 2021. U.S. District Judge Randolph Moss sentenced Donald Hazard to four years and nine months in prison followed by three months of … Read more

“Prince of Semi-Submersibles” gets 20 years in U.S. prison for operating fleet of cocaine-laden “narco subs”

A Colombian man dubbed the “Prince of Semi-Submersibles” has been sentenced to over 20 years in federal prison for smuggling nearly 30,000 pounds of cocaine into the U.S., prosecutors said on Monday. Oscar Adriano Quintero Rengifo, 35, is accused of operating a fleet of so-called “narco subs” to transport drugs from South America to Central … Read more

A judge ruled Crosley Green was wrongfully convicted – so why was he ordered back to prison?

Convicted and imprisoned for 32 years, a federal judge ruled Crosley Green had been wrongfully convicted of a 1989 murder in Florida. But now, two years after his release, the Florida grandfather was ordered back to prison. “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty sits down with Green on what could be his last day outside prison … Read more

Minnesota officer who killed Daunte Wright to be freed

A white former police officer convicted of manslaughter after mistaking her handgun for a Taser and fatally shooting Black motorist Daunte Wright in suburban Minneapolis in 2021 is set to be released from prison Monday. Minnesota Department of Corrections spokesman Andy Skoogman announced Friday that former officer Kim Potter was to be released after serving about … Read more

South African “Facebook Rapist” caught in Tanzania after police manhunt

A South African fugitive who faked his own death in a prison break that embarrassed authorities has been apprehended in Tanzania, the government said on Saturday. Thabo Bester, a convicted rapist, escaped from a privately-run prison in Bloemfontein in May last year — but South African police only found out last month. On Saturday, Justice … Read more

Wall Street Journal reporter meets with attorneys for first time since arrest in Russia

Wall Street Journal reporter meets with attorneys for first time since arrest in Russia – CBS News Watch CBS News Evan Gershkovich, an American reporter for the Wall Street Journal who was arrested last week in Russia on espionage charges, met with his lawyers in prison Tuesday for the first time since his arrest. Be … Read more

Alex Murdaugh moved to 8-by-10 cell in protective custody unit, South Carolina prison official says

Alex Murdaugh has been moved to a statewide protective custody unit of a South Carolina maximum-security prison, a state Department of Corrections spokesperson confirmed to CBS News on Saturday. Murdaugh, 54, was sentenced to life in prison for the 2021 murders of his wife Maggie Murdaugh, and his son, Paul Murdaugh. Murdaugh denied any involvement in … Read more