Lots of people are Texas history buffs and one of them is Phil Collins. It all started when he was a kid watching Davy Crockett on TV. Then he grew up, choosing to 'Remember the Alamo' by developing one of the world's largest collections of Alamo memorabilia, putting them in a book. The collection includes a Mexican cavalry officer’s helmet, weapons, battlefield letters, and from his childhood hero, Davy Crockett`s Almanac.
A teenager in Chicago convicted in the beating death of a 62-year-old man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. Anthony Malcom and two other teenagers were apparently playing a game they called "Pick 'em out, knock 'em out" when the man was beaten to death.
Bradley Manning was sentenced to 35 years in prison on Wednesday for handing WikiLeaks a massive cache of sensitive government documents detailing the inner workings of America's wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
A military judge sentences U.S. soldier Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison for the biggest leak of classified data in the country's history. Manning was convicted last month on 20 charges, including espionage and theft, for giving hundreds of thousands of classified diplomatic cables to the pro-transparency website, WikiLeaks. His supporters gathered outside the courtroom Fort Meade, Maryland, courtroom, where they vowed to continue fighting for him.
Former Cook County Commissioner William Beavers was sentenced to six months of prison today for failing to pay taxes on campaign funds that he spent on personal items and used as gambling money. Beavers was happy with the sentence as prosecutors were seeking a 21 month sentence.
Paula Cooper was just 16-years-old when she was convicted of murdering a bible school teacher and given the death penalty. Three years later, the Indiana Supreme Court reversed the death sentence. Now, after 27 years behind bars, she is a free woman.
19-year-old Anthony Malcolm was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the beating death of 62-year-old Delfino Mora, a father of 12. Malcolm was an accomplice to Nicholas Ayala and Malik Jones, who are still awaiting trial.