California Man Ran Kidnapping Scam From Mexican Prison, Feds Say

LOS ANGELES — A California man imprisoned in Mexico ran a “virtual kidnapping” scheme that duped dozens of Americans into paying ransoms to free family members who were never actually kidnapped, according to federal prosecutors. Julio Manuel Reyes Zuniga, 4...

Actor Lori Loughlin Reports to Prison in College Scam

BOSTON — “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin has reported to a federal prison in California to begin serving her two-month sentence for her role in the college admissions bribery scandal, authorities said Friday. ...
Photo of guard towers and razor wire in Terre Haute, Ind.

Judge Blocks Federal Executions; Administration Appeals

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana. The Trump administration immediately appealed to a higher cou...

Officials: Slain Mexican Mafia Chief Ran Gang From Prison

SACRAMENTO — A purported leader of the Mexican Mafia whom the federal government once accused of running street gang operations from inside California's most secure prison has been killed by two other inmates, officials said Thursday. Danny Roman, 64, was k...