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2 hrs ago | News Times

Robber who was homesick for prison to be sentenced

This Feb. 9, 2013 file surveillance photo provided by the FBI shows 73-year-old Walter Unbehaun, an ex-convict from Rock Hill., S.C., during a bank robbery in Niles, Ill.

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Related Topix: Niles, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law

4 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Kansas shooter admired 'lone wolf' assailants

The white supremacist accused of killing three people at Jewish sites in Kansas City was a vocal supporter of "lone wolf" attackers Frazier Glenn Cross, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, appears at his arraignment in New Century, Kan., Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO

7 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

'Kill switch' may be standard on U.S. phones in 2015'Kill switch' may ...

The "kill switch," a system for remotely disabling smartphones and wiping their data, will become standard in 2015, according to a pledge backed by most of the mobile world's major players.

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11 hrs ago | KMPH-TV Fresno

Armed robber was never told to report to prison

After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.

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Related Topix: Southeast Correctional Center, State Prisons, Charleston, MO

13 hrs ago | The Wichita Eagle

Ex-California city leader gets 12 years in prison

Robert Rizzo apologized during sentencing in Los Angeles County Superior Court, telling the judge he breached the public's confidence.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Federal Prisons, State Prisons

18 hrs ago | KSAT-TV San Antonio

South Texas surveyor pleads guilty to bribery

A South Texas surveyor and consultant has pleaded guilty to bribing officials of a Texas border county for public works contracts.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Maverick County, TX

22 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Court to weigh challenge to ban on campaign lies

Negative campaigning and mudslinging may be a fact of life in American politics, but can false accusations made in the heat of an election be punished as a crime? That debate makes its way to the Supreme Court next week as the justices consider a challenge to an Ohio law that bars false statements about political candidates during a campaign.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, 2012 Presidential Election, Barack Obama, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Daily World

Backpage.com killer stays in cell on sentencing day

On Tuesday, the families were supposed to be able confront the man convicted of killing the four young women , voice their sorrow and anger in court and then watch him as he was sentenced to serve the rest of his life in prison without a chance of parole.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Macomb County, MI, Sterling Heights, MI

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Cold case closed: Missing girls died in car accident

Authorities announced Tuesday that the skeletal remains found inside a car last September belonged to two teens who had been missing for 40 years and that they had died in a car crash.

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Related Topix: Elk Point, SD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons

National Public Radio

Texas Candidate Faces Thorny Death Penalty Choice

The death penalty is like gun rights in Texas politics: Candidates don't dare get in the way of either.

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Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Death Penalty, Rick Perry, US Governors

CBS Local

Obama Commutes Texas Prisoner Sentence Made Longer By Typo

The error was made in a report used to sentence convicted drug dealer Ceasar Cantu of Katy, Texas, and resulted in 3 1/2 extra years being added to his prison term.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Katy, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Federal Prisons

KXAN-TV Austin

Man gets 18 months in jail for urinating on Alamo

A judge has ordered a 23-year-old El Paso man to spend 18 months in a state jail facility for urinating on the Alamo.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Alleged gunman could face hate crime charges

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Social Software, Violent Crime

The Chronicle Herald

Majority of women inmates on psychiatric meds; probe launched

Canada's prison watchdog has launched an investigation into the prescribing practices in federal prisons, after it was revealed that more than 60 per cent of female inmates across the country are receiving psychiatric medication.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Seroquel, Quetiapine (generic), Medicine

KCCI-TV Des Moines

As Boston marks anniversary, Tsarnaev awaits trial

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Campbell River Mirror

No charges in Prince George sawmill blast

Crown prosecutors have decided not to lay charges in the April 2012 wood dust explosion and fire that killed two workers in Prince George.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

CBS Local

New Charges For Woman Who Allegedly Threw Shoe At Hillary Clinton

Federal authorities this past weekend lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Federal Prisons, US Secret Service, George Bush, W.

Prince George Citizen

Con man sentenced to life in prison for failed plot to decapitate New York judge, ...

A con man already imprisoned in a collectible coin scam was sentenced Monday to life in prison for a bizarre, behind-bars plot to decapitate a judge and a prosecutor.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

April 15 not much of a deadline for most taxpayers

Jury selection is to begin in the trial of a disabled Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired to support al-Qaida, in part by trying to create a training camp in Oregon 15... A jury has been chosen for the U.S. terror trial of an Egyptian Islamic preacher extradited from Great Britain on charges he conspired ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, Education Etc., Gay/Lesbian

My FOX LA

Robert Rizzo Faces Sentencing For Up To 8 Years In Prison

Robert Rizzo faces up to eight years in federal prison when he is sentenced today for a tax evasion scheme designed to offset the $1.1 million he was illegally paying himself as Bell's city administrator.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Bell, CA, Tax, State Prisons, Los Angeles, CA

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