Dec 2, 2013
North County Public Radio
How prisons became the North Country's normal
This year, North Country Public Radio has been looking in-depth at New York's Rockefeller drug laws and how those laws reshaped our state over the last forty years.
Hospitalized inmate to be charged after assaulting officer
The New York State Correctional Officers & Police Benevolent Association reports that 56-year-old Anthony Smith, who is currently serving a life sentence at Clinton Correctional Facility, became hospitalized at Albany Med last week after intentionally swallowing some type of object.
New York Daily News
Rapist alleges that convinction was a 'conspiracy'
A homeless, ascot-wearing nutjob and convicted sex fiend who claimed to a be a French TV reporter to pick up women is blaming everyone but himself for his 2011 conviction for raping a woman in Riverside Park and harassing a slew of other female pursuits, the Daily News has learned.
Watertown Daily Times
Ogdensburg man sent to prison for tire thefts
An Ogdensburg man arrested in connection with a pair of tire thefts in summer and fall 2010 was sentenced Thursday in St. Lawrence County Court to up to a decade behind bars.
New York Post
Kidnap bio banned
Jailed "fire fiend" Peter Braunstein is burning mad that prison officials won't let him read kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard's 2011 autobiography, "A Stolen Life," and another book about sexual predators.