Law & Crime Breaking News: Alexei Navalny Found Guilty of Embezzlement, Jailed for 5 Years
Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny was jailed for five years after being found guilty of embezzlement following a trial he claimed was politically motivated.The 37-year-old lawyer turned anti-corruption blogger was found guilty of stealing about $480,000 from state-owned timber company Kirovles.
Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, are speaking out for the first time in the wake of George Zimmerman being acquitted of all charges in the shooting death of their 17-year-old son. "We felt in our hearts that we were going to get a conviction," Martin told Matt Lauer during an appearance on Today.
Authorities said the body of Stephen Rakes, who said he was an extortion victim of James (Whitey) Bulger, was found dead in Lincoln, Mass.