He spent 15 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Now he’s on a mission to help others.

Richard Miles was a teenager when he was arrested and accused of murder. At 20, he was sentenced to 60 years behind bars. He was an innocent man. “I oftentimes say, ‘May 15, 1994 is the day that Richard Ray Miles, Jr. died.’ I became a number — 728716.” Miles spent the next 15 yearsContinue reading “He spent 15 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Now he’s on a mission to help others.”

FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison

A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday. Investigators say 59-year-old Linda Patricia Thompson told them she wanted to go back to prison. Thompson said sheContinue reading “FBI: Woman robbed Wyoming bank to return to prison”

Man gets married an hour after receiving 40 year prison sentence.

By Rich Cholodofsky A Monessen man convicted of the robbery and assault of a 91-year-old Rostraver woman was sentenced Thursday to serve up to 40 years in prison. About an hour later, Greg Howard appeared in another Westmoreland County courtroom to marry his girlfriend. Howard, 47, had nothing to say standing before Judge Rita HathawayContinue reading “Man gets married an hour after receiving 40 year prison sentence.”