Lindsay Lohan's convoluted path through the legal system, which began with a drunken driving arrest nearly five years ago, reached a resolution Thursday as a judge ended her formal felony probation.
Nearly nine years, thousands of attorneys' hours and reportedly more than $50 million of taxpayer money later, Barry Bonds has finally received his punishment for distorting the truth (he was found guilty of one count of obstruction of justice).
Legal expert Sunny Hostin says it's a big win for Barry Bonds' defense team that he received two years probation.
Baseball legend Barry Bonds was sentenced Friday to two years of probation and 30 days of house arrest for obstruction of justice in a grand jury inquiry into illegal steroid use by professional athletes.
Jane Velez-Mitchell gets reaction from the former prosecutor in the Lindsay Lohan case about recent the probation ruling.
Actress Lindsay Lohan was released from jail early Monday morning, just hours after she was booked in, authorities said.
Lindsay Lohan admits to violating probation as a judge outlines her jail terms.
Lindsay Lohan must start serving a 30-day jail term next week after admitting that she violated her probation on a necklace theft conviction, a Los Angeles County judge ordered Wednesday.
A Florida judge cut short Thursday the probation of Debra Lafave, a former Tampa middle school teacher who six years earlier pleaded guilty to having sex with a 14-year-old boy, a state law enforcement official said.
A Florida judge ruled Friday that Casey Anthony must serve one year of supervised probation for a check-fraud conviction, saying that failing to carry through on a "lawfully imposed sentence" would be a "mockery of justice."
Judge Belvin Perry has ordered Casey Anthony back to Orlando to serve probation for check fraud. HLN reports.
Attorneys for Casey Anthony are fighting a judge's order requiring her to return to Florida and serve a year of supervised probation stemming from a check fraud conviction, arguing, among other things, that returning would put her "in great peril."
The Florida Department of Corrections says Casey Anthony must report to a probation office by 10am Thursday.
A report from federal judicial authorities released this week blasted federal probation officers in northern California for their handling of the case of Phillip Garrido, who admitted to kidnapping and sexually assaulting Jaycee Dugard over 18 years.
Lindsay Lohan was released from home confinement at 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, 35 days after she began serving her sentence for misdemeanor theft and probation violation, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County sheriff said Wednesday.
Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan tests positive for alcohol, but it's not a probation violation.
Lindsay Lohan's failed alcohol test last week will not be held against her because a judge did not renew a requirement that she be tested, according to a ruling in Los Angeles Thursday.
But the actress avoids going to jail after reportedly failing an alcohol test
The actress was home watching television when police arrived at her house
Actress Lindsay Lohan was under house arrest early Friday, authorities said, after she turned herself in early to begin a sentence for jewelry theft conviction.
"I am glad to be able to put this past me and move on with my life and my career," she says
Lindsay Lohan will bypass the courthouse Wednesday on her way to begin serving her sentence on a necklace theft charge, officials say.
HLN's Dr. Drew says a judge should mandate treatment for Lindsay Lohan instead of jail. Jane Velez-Mitchell reports.
Lindsay Lohan's punishment on a necklace theft charge could mean as few as 14 days behind bars, or a little more time in home confinement, according to guidelines followed by the Los Angeles sheriff.
A judge warned actress Lindsay Lohan Wednesday that the only way she can avoid jail on a theft charge is to be acquitted in a trial.
Lindsay Lohan will consider a plea deal on the charge that she stole a necklace from a jewelry store if she can avoid going to jail, her lawyer said Thursday.
Did prosecutors file charges against Lindsay Lohan because of her prior issues with the law? "Showbiz Tonight" reports.
Actress Lindsay Lohan, facing a new felony grand theft charge, will remain free on bond after a Los Angeles judge Wednesday revoked her probation in a previous case.
Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at an L.A. courthouse after being charged with felony grand theft over a necklace.
Lindsay Lohan checks out of the Betty Ford clinic Tuesday after three months of court-ordered substance abuse rehab, according to her father.
For 42 years, Ronald Foster didn't know he had a felony conviction for cutting up pennies.
A judge on Friday ordered actress Lindsay Lohan to remain in a drug rehabilitation program until January 3 for a probation violation.
CNN's legal experts debate whether Lindsay Lohan should have bent sent back to jail instead of rehab.
Actress Lindsay Lohan must remain in a drug rehabilitation program until January 3 instead of going to jail for violating her probation with a failed drug test, a judge ruled Friday.
Actress Lindsay Lohan was ordered Tuesday to serve 90 days in jail for missing alcohol counseling sessions in violation of her probation.
A Michigan judge rules former Detroit mayor Kwame Kilpatrick violated the terms of his probation.
A senior leader of the party of Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released Saturday night at the end of his six-year house arrest.
A man who claims to be the "Godfather of Spam" has been sentenced to 51 months in prison by a federal judge in Detroit for his lead role in an e-mail stock scam scheme, according to court documents.
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was found guilty of violating the terms of her house arrest by a military court Tuesday -- and sentenced to serve 18 more months in home confinement.
The White House criticized the sentencing of Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi to 18 more months of house arrest Tuesday, joining a chorus of condemnation from figures ranging from the Dalai Lama to the U.N. secretary-general.
President Obama called Tuesday for the immediate and unconditional release of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is on trial for subversion.
Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi took the stand for the first time Tuesday and told a Myanmar court that she did not violate her house arrest when she offered temporary shelter to an American man who swam to her lakeside home.
The Myanmar court trying opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi adjourned for the weekend after hearing from the lone defense witness in the case, a spokesman for Suu Kyi's political party said Thursday.
The Myanmar court trying opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi heard testimony Wednesday from the man who swam to her house, sparking her trial on subversion charges.
Aung San Suu Kyi declared herself innocent of charges she finally heard in court for the first time Friday, the fifth day of her trial on allegations of subversion.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace laureate now facing trial on charges of government subversion, has been the face of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement and the focus of a global campaign to free her.
Mike Assell describes his neighbor, John William Yettaw, who stayed with Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
A hearing is set for Monday in a case involving actress Lindsay Lohan after an arrest warrant was issued for her Friday, officials said.
Actor Brad Renfro has died at age 25, PEOPLE has confirmed.
Former teacher Debra Lafave is back in court for a possible probation violation. In Session reporter Beth Karas reports.
Debra Lafave, the former Florida middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a student, violated her probation by hugging a young co-worker, a Florida judge found Thursday.
Debra Lafave, a former Florida middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a student, was arrested Tuesday for "inappropriate but non-sexual contact" with a teenage coworker, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office said.
A former teacher who had sex with a teenager is in trouble for discussing her personal life with a teen waitress.
Communities across the country are taking precautions with sex offenders during Halloween.
Scores of sex offenders in Anderson, South Carolina, will be corralled for Halloween tonight in a move authorities say is needed to keep kids safe as they trick or treat.
Michelle Rodriguez has failed to fulfill the terms of her probation in a DUI case and may face jail time, the Los Angeles City Attorney's office announced Friday.
Hotel heiress Paris Hilton walked out of a Los Angeles-area jail early Tuesday with a big smile on her face after serving 23 days for violating her probation on a reckless driving conviction.
Heiress and entrepreneur Paris Hilton said Saturday she has directed her attorneys not to appeal a judge's Friday decision sending her back to jail following her brief release on home detention.
Paris Hilton was ordered to appear in court Friday instead of calling in from home, yet another reversal in her twisted path toward serving time on a probation violation
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori was placed under house arrest Friday after a Chilean prosecutor recommended he be extradited to Peru to face charges of human rights abuses and corruption.
Paris Hilton reported to jail late Sunday night to serve at least 23 days for violating probation.
There's one Chicago Bear who still doesn't know whether he'll be in Miami for Super Bowl XLI, and he won't know until Tuesday morning.
Amid reports that the house arrest of Nobel laureate and democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi has been extended for another year, eyewitnesses tell CNN security at her home was beefed up on Sunday.
Mindy McCready has been released from jail on $50,000 bond on a charge of probation violation.
Federal probation officials confirmed Monday that Martha Stewart is being investigated for a possible violation of the terms of her house arrest by attending a magazine gala in New York City last week.
The U.S. Probation Department is investigating whether Martha Stewart violated the terms of her house arrest when she attended a Time magazine dinner last week, The New York Post reported Sunday.
Martha Stewart's hopes for an early release from house arrest were dashed Monday when her request for a new sentence was rejected.
Prosecutors who put Martha Stewart first behind bars and now under house arrest are opposing her bid for a new sentence in light of a recent Supreme Court decision on sentencing rules.
A day after his release from a 59-day house arrest, former Nepalese prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala on Saturday dismissed speculations that his Nepali Congress party would join the Maoist rebels in opposing monarchy.
Martha Stewart might be able to plant her spring garden after all.
The British parliament is deadlocked over Prime Minister Tony Blair's terrorism bill, despite lawmakers debating through the night.
Britain's House of Lords has rejected key parts of Prime Minister Tony Blair's terrorism bill Thursday, as Monday's deadline loomed under which 11 foreign terrorist suspects could be set free.
Don't think Martha Stewart will be free and clear when she exits prison this week.
The British government has unveiled a new anti-terror bill that include powers of house arrest, but it says there is no immediate need to detain anyone.
Police in northern Georgia chased down and arrested a convicted sex offender Sunday who was wanted in the abduction of his roommate's 11-year-old son, authorities said.
Myanmar Prime Minister Khin Nyunt has been ousted and is under house arrest on corruption charges, a Thai government spokesman has told news agencies.
Convicted child murderer Lionel Tate, 17, who got a second chance at life as a free man in January, has been arrested on a probation violation that could put him back in prison.
United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan is urging southeast Asian nations to pressure Myanmar to release opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
British ministers said Friday they found it "extraordinary" that a suspected Algerian terrorist with alleged links to al Qaeda was released from prison on bail.
Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy has called for the immediate release of their leader Aung San Suu Kyi after the military government backed away from suggestions her freedom was imminent.
The teenager sentenced to life in prison for the 1999 death of a 6-year-old girl when he himself was 12 signed a plea deal Sunday that will get him out of prison soon, but leave him under house arrest for a year and on probation for a decade, his mother told CNN.
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