On four occasions beginning in 2006, Gordon paid a smuggler to acquire the ivory directly from Africa and then secret it into the U.S. through JFK International Airport in New York City.
A prison is Pennsylvania is reporting the second inmate death at the facility in less than a month.
Lamar Rayson was serving a 32 year federal sentence for carjacking and armed robberies in 2005 and 2006, when DNA from that case linked him to an armed 2004 rape and robbery.
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site has a new permanent exhibit to spark conversation about incarceration.
A young Maryland man was sentenced Thursday for his role in the federal terror case involving a local woman known as Jihad Jane.
Federal prosecutors say 49-year-old David Clark of Southampton will also have to serve a lifetime term of supervised release under the sentence imposed Monday.
Richard DeCoatsworth was once hailed a hero cop after being shot in the face during a traffic stop and still managing to chase down his attacker. Now, several years later he is on the other side of the law.
Prosecutors say 41-year-old Brian Killion of Absecon preyed on the children during camping trips in Burlington and Cape May counties, at his home, at their homes and in his truck between 1997 and 2010. The boys were between 11 and 15 years old.
The defendant acknowledges her arrest was the best thing that could have happened to her.
A New Jersey woman has been sentenced 10 years in prison after admitting to sexually assaulting a boy and photographing him and an 8 year-old girl engaged in a forced sexual act.
Fifty-one-year-old Steven Massof was sentenced Wednesday to six to 12 years in prison for killing two viable babies born alive during abortion procedures.
A Marlton couple is paying the price for operating a bogus vacation travel club.
A Millsboro man has received a two decade prison sentence for raping a young victim.
A judge has sentenced serial rapist, 44-year-old William Walker, to 24 to 60 years in prison today. He was first arrested in the summer of 2012 for four violent rapes of mentally disabled women.
According to officials, Lynn was fitted with an electronic monitor and released from Philadelphia County Prison on Friday afternoon.