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13 min ago | KNUS-AM Aurora

San Francisco probe leading to entrapment claims

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Related Topix: San Francisco, CA, Mafia

4 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Calif inmate death in Oklahoma under investigation

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says the death of 33-year-old Todd Bush was ruled a homicide following an autopsy by the Oklahoma medical examiner's office this week.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, California, California Government, State Prisons

8 hrs ago | Patch.com

Maryland Man Receives Five-Year Prison Sentence for European Terror Plot

A federal judge sentenced an Ellicott City man to five years in prison for aiding a group of people who were planning terror attacks in Europe, a less severe sentence than prosecutors had sought.

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Related Topix: Ellicott City, MD, 2012, Gliese Games, Video Games

12 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

After Secret Conviction, Marine Vet Sends Letter from Iranian Prison

A former U.S. Marine accused by Iran of being a CIA spy pleaded his case to the Iranian leadership in a letter written from detention, a few days after he was sentenced in a secret court to 10 years in prison.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps

Fri Apr 18, 2014

O-R Online

Ohio prison food vendor fined $142,000

Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services did not meet staffing requirements several times this year at three prisons, the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction said in the letter obtained by the Associated Press.

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Related Topix: Ohio, Ohio Reformatory for Women, State Prisons

Westland Observer

Oklahoma Court denies request to stop executions

This June 29, 2011 file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections shows Clayton Lockett.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Violent Crime

NewsOne

Study: Half Of Jailed NYC Teens Have Brain Injuries

About half of all 16- to 18-year-olds coming into New York City's jails say they had a traumatic brain injury before being incarcerated, most caused by assaults, according to a new study that's the latest in a growing body of research documenting head trauma among young offenders.

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WKXW-FM Trenton

US Arrests About 80 Immigrants at Texas Camp

At least 80 immigrants suspected of entering the United States illegally were arrested in a makeshift encampment in suburban South Texas.

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Related Topix: McAllen, TX

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Charleston, MO, Southeast Correctional Center, State Prisons, Webster Groves, MO

Salisbury Journal

Briton, 18, dies in Syria conflict

The teenager is the nephew of Omar Deghayes who was held by the United States as an enemy combatant at Guantanamo Bay detention camp between 2002 and 2007 after he was arrested in Pakistan.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Guantanamo Bay, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

The Olympian

Anger and dismay at stalled Guantanamo 9/11 trial

In this Pentagon-approved sketch by court artist Janet Hamlin, Judge, Army Col. James Pohl halts the Sept.

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Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Cuba, World News, US Military, US Navy, US News, Terrorism

National Public Radio

UN Security Council Meets On Rights In North Korea

The head of the commission of inquiry that accused North Korea of crimes against humanity told the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that it must take action against "a totalitarian state without parallel in the contemporary world," and he told reporters that most council members "expressly said" the matter should be referred to the International ... (more)

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Police search home of highway shooting suspect

As word spread of a spiraling fire at this Texas town's fertilizer plant, volunteers raced to protect families and elderly residents who lived nearby.

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Related Topix: Explosion, Education Etc., US Military, US Navy, University of Mississippi

The Fresno Bee

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts is shown in this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo taken in Portland, Ore.

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Related Topix: Clackamas County, OR, Oregon, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

WATE-TV Knoxville

US tells jury Egyptian imam pursued global terror

A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around the neck of a statue of the first black student to enroll in the then-all white... A national fraternity group has closed its University of Mississippi chapter after three members were accused of tying a noose around ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Train Disaster

KXXV-TV Waco

Man said to be homesick for prison gets 3 years

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed ... (more)

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Related Topix: University of Mississippi, Train Disaster

WSET-TV Lynchburg

Judges question attorneys at gay marriage hearing

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian

The Fresno Bee

Cyber cops: Target hackers may take years to find

But the agency says it could take years to identify the criminals who stole some 40,000 debit and credit card numbers of Target shoppers and other personal information from as many as 70 million people in the pre-Christmas breach.

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Related Topix: US Secret Service, Computer Security, Science / Technology

Northern Michigan News

Suspect found guilty in 4 Omaha shooting deaths

A Nebraska man described by one prison psychiatrist as a "psychopath" and "one of the most dangerous people" the doctor had ever evaluated was found guilty Wednesday of four counts of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of four Omaha people last summer.

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Related Topix: Douglas County, NE

CBC News

Putin denies Russian special forces are in eastern Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in a live broadcast nationwide phone-in in Moscow.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Cold War, Entertainment, Television, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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