Best-selling author Alice Sebold apologises to man wrongly convicted of raping her

B est-selling author Alice Sebold has issued a public apology to a man who was wrongfully convicted of raping her 40 years ago in an attack that inspired her 1999 memoir Lucky. Anthony Broadwater, who spent 16 years in prison, was exonerated by a court in New York last week after after prosecutors reexamined the … Read more

Fort Worth oil exec sentenced to 10 years in prison in sex assault of adopted daughter

A Fort Worth crude petroleum production company executive who sexually assaulted his adopted daughter when she was a teenager was sentenced on Monday to 10 years in prison. Charles Seely Jr. pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual assault of a child and two counts of prohibited sexual conduct. He was sentenced in 372nd District … Read more

$1 million in stolen government funds paid for Pentagon worker’s grand piano, feds say

An ex-Air Force employee accused of stealing more than $1.1 million in government funds set aside for congressional travel was sentenced to prison in Maryland.  Courtesy: McClatchy Co. A former travel coordinator in the U.S. Air Force accused of sneaking more than $1 million in cash advances with a government-issued credit card has been sentenced … Read more

Court blocks COVID-19 vaccine mandate for California prisons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A federal appeals court on Friday temporarily blocked an order that all California prison workers must be vaccinated against the coronavirus or have a religious or medical exemption. A panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals granted a request for a stay of September’s lower court order pending an appeal. … Read more

Federal Jury Convicts Telfair County Man In Drug Trafficking Case

BRUNSWICK, GA, (CW44 News At 10)– A Telfair County man faces up to life in federal prison after a jury convicted him on 36 counts related to a conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine and cocaine. A U.S. District Court jury found James Lamount Graham, 48, of Jacksonville, Ga., guilty of all 36 charges after a three-day … Read more

New York Man Sentenced For Cyberstalking And Sextortion

TAMPA, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– U.S. District Judge Thomas P. Barber has sentenced Christopher Buonocore (35, Hicksville, NY) to 15 years in federal prison for cyberstalking multiple victims. As part of his sentence, the court also entered a restitution order of $164,295.01, payable to the victims of the offense. Buonocore had pleaded guilty in … Read more

Second Brother Sentenced For Distributing Child Sexual Abuse Materials

Credit: CW44 News At 10 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (CW44 News At 10) – U.S. District Judge Brian J. Davis has sentenced Nicholas Stephen Woodyard (30, St. Augustine) to 10 years and 8 months in federal prison for distributing child sexual abuse materials, to be followed by a life term of supervised release. The court also ordered … Read more