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Two Ohio brothers who spent decades in prison for a murder they didn’t commit will receive millions in additional compensation from the Ohio Court of Claims. The court said Tuesday that 61-year-old Wiley Bridgeman will receive $2.4 million and 58-year-old Kwame Ajamu nearly $2 million for being wrongfully imprisoned in the 1975 slaying of a […]

An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home. Officials say a plane carrying Jeffrey Fowle landed Wednesday morning at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, near Dayton. The State Department announced Tuesday that the 56-year-old Miamisburg resident had been released. The news came about six months after he was […]

  A Sudanese woman on death row for apostasy had her sentence canceled and was ordered released by a Khartoum court on Monday, the country’s official news agency reported. SUNA said the Court of Cassation canceled the death sentence against 27-year-old Meriam Ibrahim after defense lawyers presented their case. The court ordered her release. Ibrahim, […]

  All charges have been dropped against Pastor Tom Randall and he is scheduled to return to the U.S. this week. Randall was released from prison on Feb. 3 at 6:00 a.m. after being held for 22 days for negligence. His arrest was a result of an accusation filed with the National Bureau of Investigation […]

  Former South African President Nelson Mandela was released Wednesday from the hospital after being treated for a lung infection and having gallstones removed, a government spokesman said. But the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon will continue to receive medical care at home. Mandela had been in the hospital since Dec. 8. In recent days, officials have […]

Gaiam Vivendi Entertainment, Inc., announced that Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On the 7th Day, starring Blair Underwood, Sharon Leal, Pam Grier and Nicoye Banks, will release on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital on September 4. Woman Thou Art Loosed!: On the 7th Day is the second project in T.D. Jakes’ eponymous “Woman Thou Art Loosed!” franchise. […]

Amanda Knox will wake up at home in Seattle on Wednesday for the first time in four years as she enjoys her new-found freedom after an Italian appeals court threw out her murder conviction. Knox and her family arrived on a British Airways flight Tuesday evening. “I’m really overwhelmed right now,” a tearful Knox told […]

Amanda Knox will wake up at home in Seattle on Wednesday for the first time in four years as she enjoys her new-found freedom after an Italian appeals court threw out her murder conviction. Knox and her family arrived on a British Airways flight Tuesday evening. “I’m really overwhelmed right now,” a tearful Knox told […]