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1 hr ago | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Bieber charged with assault over photo incident

California regulatory judges have issued a $1.4 billion penalty against the state's largest utility for a 2010 gas pipeline explosion that engulfed a suburban San Francisco neighborhood in fire, killing eight... California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday - the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | KATV Little Rock

Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial begins

Relatives of an Indianapolis teenager whose badly burned body was found in a yard say they believe she was abducted and killed by a stranger.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Chris Christie, US Governors, Bob McDonnell, Prison

5 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Police: Slaying of teen whose body burned random

Relatives of an Indianapolis teenager whose badly burned body was found in a yard say they believe she was abducted and killed by a stranger.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Chris Christie, US Governors, Bob McDonnell, Prison

8 hrs ago | WKRN

Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury

The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.

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Related Topix: Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Prison, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

8 hrs ago | KFVS12

Former Va. governor's corruption case goes to jury

2, 2014, in Richmond, Va. RICHMOND, Va. - The jury began deliberations Tuesday in the corruption case that could send former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife to federal prison if jurors conclude that the couple sold the influence of his office to a wealthy vitamin executive seeking legitimacy for his company's signature product.

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Related Topix: Richmond, VA, Bob McDonnell, US Governors, Prison, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney

12 hrs ago | Detroit News

Activist Robert Davis to plead guilty to federal crimes

Robert Davis, the indicted activist accused of stealing more than $125,000 from the cash-strapped Highland Park schools, will plead guilty to two federal crimes, The Detroit News has learned.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Connecticut Post

Rowland to stand trial again

Kaitlin A. Halloran, Esq. tries to shield former Governor John Rowland in the Bank of America building just after leaving the federal courthouse in downtown New Haven, Conn.

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Related Topix: New Haven, CT, Prison, Farmington, CT

Bangor Daily News

More drug offenders could be released from prison, and why it should spur wider changes

Inmates at Maine State Prison posed for Biddeford photographer Trent Bell. His show "Reflect: Convicts letters to their younger shelves" opened last winter at Engine in Biddeford.

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New Urban Legends

Swatted

This story is circulating allo over the web; it claims a 15 year old got 25 year in jail as a domestic terrorist for "Swatting".

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Hispanically Speaking

Mexican Judge Rules Son of Sinaloa Cartel Leader Can be Tried

A man presumed to be the son of Juan Jose Esparragoza Moreno, one of the leaders of Mexico's powerful Sinaloa drug cartel, will face trial on drug and other charges, the Attorney General's Office said, citing a ruling by a judge.

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Globe and Mail

Reducing parole is not a crime-reduction strategy

The prison yard of the Orsainville Detention Centre near Quebec City is shown on Saturday June 7, 2014.

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Forbes.com

Overcriminalization Comes To National Parks As People Who Fly Toys Face Six Months In Jail

I write about law and public policy, focusing mostly on security, technology and crime.

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The Countywide

Bee couple target of prison smuggling case

Federal investigators say that two Beeville residents have admitted to accepting bribes in exchange for smuggling contraband into a federal prison in Live Oak County.

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Related Topix: Prison, Beeville, TX, Live Oak County, TX, Federal Correctional Institution, Three Rivers

Pam's House Blend

Man Who Defrauded EPA Calls EPA "Fraudulent" on FOX

If you're John Stossel and you want to host a segment to rail against the US Environmental Protection Agency, who ought you to call? Stossel's guest last night, Jay Lehr, was sentenced to six months-serving three-in a minimum security federal prison back in 1991, and his organization at the time was fined $200,000 .

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Prison

Sat Aug 30, 2014

TwinCities

John Walker, 77, led family spy ring

John Walker, an American who sold Navy secrets to the Soviets for 18 years in what has been described as one of the most damaging espionage operations of the Cold War, died Thursday in a federal prison hospital in North Carolina.

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Celebrity Dirty Laundry

Phaedra Parks, Apollo Nida Divorce: Real Housewives Of Atlanta Season 7 To Show Final Split?

Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida are getting divorced - it's just a matter of when.

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New York Daily News

Hot pink rifle gets Wash. gang leader federal time

It's bright pink and packs only one shot, but it's powerful enough to send a reputed Washington state gang leader with a long rap sheet to federal prison, authorities say.

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WKYT

Inmate involved in terror plot being moved

An Iraqi man convicted of trying to ship arms and cash to Al-Qaida in Iraq is being moved to a new federal prison.

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NewsOne

RHOA's Apollo Nida Receives Details Of His Surrender

It has been a few weeks since "Real Housewives of Atlanta" co-star, Apollo Nida received his sentence of eight years in a federal prison for cashing stolen checks and laundering over $2.3 million via fake bank accounts.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lexington, KY

New York Daily News

Son of mob boss follows father to prison

He said he didn't want to "walk down the same path" as his father, but the son of mob boss Vincent Basciano is now following him to federal prison.

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Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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