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3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

How can authorities restore order in Ferguson?

They've lined the streets with police in riot gear, brought in a new black commander with an empathetic manner, imposed a curfew, lifted it and deployed the National Guard - and still the violence erupts nightly in the town of Ferguson, Missouri.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Riot, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

Timeflies Tuesday - Rude

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

5 hrs ago |

Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

The nation's largest private prison company has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees at its federal prison facility in California City.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Law, Employment / Labor Law

6 hrs ago | DNA India

US teen held after mother's body found in suitcase in Bali tested for pregnancy

Indonesian police said on Tuesday they have tested a US teen, detained after the discovery of her mother's battered body in a suitcase in Bali, to see if she is pregnant and are awaiting the result.


10 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Man shows up for jail in T-shirt with mug shot

Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being added to the Smithsonian Institution's collection Tuesday, including... Hundreds of photographs, papers and historical objects documenting the history of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are being ... (more)


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Transgender, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

14 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Sunken vessel is World War II-era USS Houston

Missouri's governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St. Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear... An unarmed 18-year-old whose fatal shooting by police has sparked a week of protests in suburban St. Louis suffered a bullet wound to his right ... (more)


Related Topix: Missouri, US Military, US Navy

19 hrs ago | Graham Leader

In New Orleans, a change in police command

Post-Katrina scandals have abated and the homicide rate dropped markedly last year, but violent crime still plagues New Orleans and challenges abound for the person who ultimately replaces police chief Ronal Serpas.


Related Topix: Hammond, LA

Mon Aug 18, 2014

'Midnight Rider' executive pleads not guilty to criminal charges

Jay Sedrish, an executive producer and unit production manager on the controversial movie "Midnight Rider," has pleaded not guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and criminal trespass in the death of a 27-year-old camera assistant.


The Salinas Californian

Obama to send Holder to Ferguson, claims progress in Iraq

President Obama, taking a work break from his vacation, began a pair of meetings devoted to Iraq and Ferguson.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Ferguson, MO, US National Guard, US Military,

ABC News

Judge Rejects Rapper Meek Mill's Appeal of Term

The Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill pleaded to be released from jail Monday to resume his music career and support his son and 30-person entourage, but the judge who jailed him on a parole violation last month was unmoved.


Related Topix: Meek Mill, Hip-Hop, Drug Testing, Entertainment

Courier News

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson

Analysis: Seeking a path to peace in Ferguson After days of unrest, authorities seek a recipe for peace.


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Jay Nixon, US Governors

The Modesto Bee

Alleged lover of Marine's missing wife arrested

Marine Cpl. Christopher Brandon Lee was arrested around 10 p.m. local time Sunday on the warrant and was being held Monday while federal agents traveled to get him in Anchorage, said Cynthia Kott, a booking clerk at the Anchorage Correctional Complex.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Anchorage Correctional Complex, Twentynine Palms, CA

Fox News

Dealers drastically cut prices at gun bazaar in Kurdish city as US airstrikes slow militants

The price of an Austrian Glock pistol fell $500 to $3,000. An AK-47 is now $2,000, also down $500.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

The Modesto Bee

Rapper Beanie Sigel moved to halfway house

The Bureau of Prisons told that 40-year-old Sigel was moved from prison to a Philadelphia-area residential re-entry system on Thursday.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Modesto, CA

Townsend Times

2nd inmate arraigned in Souza-Baranowski prisoner's murder

A second inmate charged in the murder of another Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center inmate was held without bail after his arraignment Monday morning in Clinton District Court.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, State Prisons, Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center, Camden, AL

York Press

'Needless' jail remands are costing millions, a charity says

Up to A 230m has been spent "needlessly" holding people on remand in custody who eventually avoided jail, a penal reform charity has said.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Assange to leave Ecuadorian Embassy 'soon'

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he'll leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London "soon" after living there for two years to avoid extradition to Sweden.


Related Topix: WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp


Oklahoma authorities investigate 2 jail deaths

A bureau spokesman says 53-year-old Ransom Moss was found dead Sunday at the Creek County jail.


Related Topix: Creek County, OK, Oklahoma County, OK

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WHEC-TV Rochester

Attica whistleblower still pushing full disclosure

The whistleblower who spurred a state investigation of the 1971 Attica prison uprising is still on the case four decades later.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime


Inmate from Okla walks out of federal prison in La

Federal marshals and Grant Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for an Oklahoma inmate who escaped from the minimum-security prison in Pollock.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government

Top bid for tallest New England lighthouse is $78K

The federal government on Sunday closed out an auction for Boon Island Light Station, with the top bidder offering $78,000 for the lighthouse built in 1855 on a tiny rocky island 6 miles off Maine's coast.