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4 min ago | Farmington Daily Times

Crownpoint man pleads guilty to sexually abusing child

A 34-year-old Crownpoint man pleaded guilty Wednesday to abusive sexual contact after he was accused in November 2012 of sexually assaulting an 11-year-old child.


Related Topix: Crownpoint, NM, Prison, US News

3 hrs ago | WPDE

Former Conway pastor pleads not guilty to federal weapons charge

Archie Larue Evans, 42, pleaded not guilty during an arraignment hearing Thursday to a federal charge of Felon In Possession of a Firearm after he tried to take a gun inside the Federal Courthouse in Florence last month, according to Officials with the U.S. Attorney's Office.


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3 hrs ago | Knoxville News Sentinel

Park rapist sentenced to 27 years The man convicted earlier this year ...

The man convicted earlier this year in a June 2012 rape and stabbing of a woman hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was sentenced to 27 years in federal prison Thursday.


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

5 hrs ago | Ruidoso News

Mescalero man sentenced for statutory rape

Norman Stan Chee, 22, a member of the Mescalero Apache Nation, was sentenced in federal court in Las Cruces to 30 months in federal prison followed by two years of supervised release for his statutory rape conviction.


Related Topix: Mescalero, NM, Prison

5 hrs ago | Business Journal

Galemmo receives sentence for Ponzi scheme

Former Cincinnati investment adviser Glen Galemmo has been sentenced for running a Ponzi scheme that may have topped $100 million.


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9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Men arrested in Athens hotel meth and guns bust sentenced to federal prison

Three men were sentenced to federal prison terms this week in connection with their arrests in an Athens hotel room, where authorities found a large quantity of methamphetamine, marijuana, pills, handguns and other contraband.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs, Georgia

9 hrs ago | The Age

Aafia Siddiqui: a terrorist mastermind or a victim of an over-aggressive war on terror?

Amid the kidnappings, the demands for riches and the executions, a name of controversy and conspiracy has reemerged: Aafia Siddiqui.


Related Topix: Terrorism, Prison, US Politics, US News, Duncan Hunter, Republican, US House of Representatives

12 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Conservatives' crime bill endangered by 'administrative error'

The statue of Ivstitia on the front steps of the Supreme Court of Canada is pictured against the Peace Tower of Parliament on May 22, 2014 in Ottawa.


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16 hrs ago |

Harrisburg man gets 25 years in federal prison in crack cocaine case

U.S. Middle District Judge John E. Jones III imposed that penalty on Maurice Henderson, 33, six months after a jury convicted Henderson of drug and criminal conspiracy charges.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Dauphin County, PA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBIR-TV Knoxville

Man sentenced for stealing great-aunt's life savings

Man sentenced for stealing great-aunt's life savings Mark Kevin Tudor, 42, was sentenced to 36 months in federal prison on Wednesday.


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Farmington Daily Times

Shiprock man sentenced to federal prison in fatal drunken driving crash

A 39-year-old Shiprock man was sentenced Wednesday to six years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, in relation to an alcohol-related crash in April 2013 that killed Herman Miller.


Related Topix: Shiprock, NM, Prison

Temple City Tribune

Sex Offender returns to Sierra Madre after serving eight years in prison

A Former Sierra Madre Film coordinator, known legally as Awest, 60, has been released from Federal prison after serving 8 years for child molestation.


Related Topix: Sierra Madre, CA, Prison, Pasadena, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Surrey Leader

Long-term offender status sought for Falconridge rapist

Crown counsel is seeking long term offender status against Andrew Jefferson, 28, dubbed the Falconridge rapist, who is being sentenced for the carjacking of a young Langley woman last June.


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WLNE-TV Providence

Connecticut man gets 3 1/2 years in home invasion

The Rhode Island U.S. attorney's office said 62-year-old Gennaro Mieli, of Niantic, Connecticut, was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act robbery.


Related Topix: Prison, Central Falls, RI

Aspiring film maker/drug-dealing stick-up artist sentenced to 17 years in federal prison;

Gangsta rap artist and aspiring film producer Maceo Moore didn't just riff about the life of a drug-dealing stick-up thug.


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


Man who drove Bugatti Veyron into lake pleads guilty, faces 20 years in prison [w/video]

Remember the guy who caught on video driving a Bugatti Veyron into the Gulf Bay in Texas? Well, he's now facing a few decades behind bars.


Related Topix: Lufkin, TX, Prison, Autos


The pelican grief: 5 years later, man who drove $1 million Bugatti into bay admits fraud

Five years after faking a freak "pelican accident," an East Texas man has pleaded guilty to fraud for his role in a watery car crash that totaled his $1 million Bugatti Veyron .


Related Topix: Prison, La Marque, TX

The Daily Beast

The Prisoner ISIS Wants for an AmericanBy Barbie Latza Nadeau

As the life of another American hangs in the balance in Syria, ISIS shows its hand by demanding more than $6 million and the curious release of a female Pakistani scientist serving an 86-year prison term in a Texas prison mental ward.


Related Topix: Prison, Terrorism, Fort Worth, TX, Journalism

Tue Aug 26, 2014

RI lawmaker's husband sentenced to prison in fraud case

The husband of a Rhode Island state representative was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison after using a stolen credit card and claimed he was homeless to collect $58,000 in fraudulent Social Security benefits.


Related Topix: Prison, Social Security, Personal Finance, Smithfield, RI, Johnston, RI

Blatchford: Accused serial killer Cody Legebokoff admits #8216;involvement #8217; but blames murders on three others

He has such great regard for his own intellect, or so little for everyone else's, that in the constantly evolving explanation of his criminal misdeeds, Cody Legebokoff is now testing the outer limits.


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