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4 hrs ago | NBC2 News

Gucci Mane sentenced to federal prison for firearms charge

Rapper Gucci Mane is headed to prison. He was sentenced Wednesday to three years and three months in federal prison on firearm charges.


Related Topix: Gucci Mane, Prison

8 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Bikie Yates-Taui on way back to Aus

Mongols bikie and cage fighter Wade Yates-Taui has begun the long journey from a downtown Los Angeles jail to a Gold Coast courtroom.


Related Topix: Prison, Metropolitan Detention Center, Los Angeles

12 hrs ago | CBS Local

Corrections Dept. Reforms In Wake Of Scalding Death Of Dade Inmate

In the wake of a death of Miami-Dade mentally ill inmate who died after being left in a scalding hot shower at the Dade Correctional Institution, the state's Department of Corrections is set to announce new reforms to protect those in the custody of the state.


Related Topix: Prison

16 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

Ex-South Texas teacher gets 25 years in porn case

A former first-grade teacher in South Texas caught with more than 1,100 sexually explicit images of children has been sentenced to 25 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Texas, Prison, Education Etc.

20 hrs ago | Vallejo Times-Herald

Danville man's $17 million trust-fund fraud comes to a prison sentencing

Leo Joshua Kennedy spent years pilfering millions of dollars from Silicon Valley-based trust funds managed by his longtime girlfriend, draining life savings from the elderly while he bought luxury homes and enjoying a lavish lifestyle in Danville.


Related Topix: Prison

Tue Aug 19, 2014


Boxer James Page gets 7 years for bank heists

Former world champion boxer and Pittsburg native James Quindale Page - known in the ring as "The Mighty Quinn" and to bank robbery investigators as the "Button Down Bandit" - was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison for robbing six East Bay banks of more than $20,000.


Related Topix: Pittsburg, CA, Prison, Oakland, CA

Prison company pays $8 million in back wages

The payments came after an investigation found that the federal prison subcontractor underpaid 362 employees at the California City Correctional Center under the terms of its contract, where pay rates are established by law.


Related Topix: Prison, Law, Employment / Labor Law

El Paso Times

El Paso businessman Adrian Pena pleads guilty to fraud charges

Adrian Pena walked toward the federal courthouse along with his attorney in March 2013 for a hearing where he asked that the records pertaining to the government's recusal of the U.S. Attorney's Office be unsealed.


Related Topix: El Paso, TX, Prison, El Paso County, TX

Boise Weekly

Convicted Oregon Bomber Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison

A man convicted of bombing an Oregon district attorney's office last year in a bid to delay his prosecution on unrelated burglary charges was sentenced on Monday to 15 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Prison, Medford, OR, Explosion, Jackson County, OR

Killer linked to Highway of Tears denied parole

Ray Michalko, a retired Mountie turned private investigator who began looking into the Highway of Tears murders in 2006, says the biggest obstacle is the passage of time.


Related Topix: Gospel, The Switzers, Prison

Business Journal

Accountant pleads guilty to fraud charges

Jasonn Gonzales, 41, an accountant from Velarde, pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges connected to an attempt to defraud unemployment systems of $1.3 million.


Related Topix: Velarde, NM, Prison

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa man pleads guilty to counterfeit DVD, CD case

A Cedar Rapids man faces up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to selling thousands of counterfeit DVDs and CDs.


Related Topix: Iowa, Prison

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Otsego woman sentenced to federal prison on drug c...

An Otsego woman who apparently planned to supply a mail order Methamphetamine sales operation with a new shipment of drugs will instead be spending two years in a federal prison.


Related Topix: Drugs, Prison

The OID Fraud And Criminal Gullibility

April J. Rampton was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison for filing false claims for income tax refunds.


Related Topix: Tax, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

International Business Times

Canadian Rapist, Convicted for Killing 2-Year-Old Girl, Murdered in Prison

Duane Edward Taylor, the 53-year-old Canadian rapist, was convicted 33 years ago after he had been held guilty for raping and killing little April Marie Morrison in Ontario.


Related Topix: Prison, Drugs


Kechi man sentenced for distributing child pornography

A Wichita area man was sentenced Monday to 110 months in federal prison for trading files over the Internet with a Missouri man who was producing child pornography.


Related Topix: Kechi, KS, Prison

The Macon Telegraph

Rapper Beanie Sigel moved to halfway house

The Bureau of Prisons told that 40-year-old Sigel was moved from prison to a Philadelphia-area residential re-entry system on Thursday.


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Courthouse News Service

Medicare Funds Require Clinic to Serve Inmates

A Florida hospital that cares for federal detainees as a condition of its voluntary Medicare participation cannot challenge its reimbursement rate, the 11th Circuit ruled.


Related Topix: Prison, Baker County, FL

CBC News

Stony Mountain prison inmate found dead in cell

Staff at Stony Mountain Institution, a federal prison north of Winnipeg, found Duane Edward Taylor unresponsive in his cell on Saturday.


Related Topix: Prison

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Medical News

Parental incarceration can be more detrimental to child's well-being...

With more than 2 million people behind bars, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world.


Related Topix: Prison, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA, State Prisons