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26 min ago | KTVN Reno

Ex-San Diego Navy man sentenced for child sex

A former San Diego Navy officer who sexually abused children while making child pornography has been sentenced to 40 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Prison

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KXAN-TV Austin

Serial bank robber sentenced to 15 years in federal prison

A Dripping Springs man will spend 15 years in federal prison for robbing five banks and one grocery store in 2013.


Related Topix: Prison, Dripping Springs, TX, San Antonio, TX, Austin, TX

KTEN-TV Denison

South Texas surveyor pleads guilty to bribery

A South Texas surveyor and consultant has pleaded guilty to bribing officials of a Texas border county for public works contracts.


Related Topix: Prison, Maverick County, TX


Court upholds convictions in Ky. oil drilling scam

Two brothers who defrauded millions of dollars from thousands of investors in an oil and gas drilling scheme lost a bid Tuesday to have their convictions and sentences overturned.


Related Topix: US News, Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, Cookeville, TN, Prison

CBS Local

Obama Commutes Texas Prisoner Sentence Made Longer By Typo

The error was made in a report used to sentence convicted drug dealer Ceasar Cantu of Katy, Texas, and resulted in 3 1/2 extra years being added to his prison term.


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

Kansas City InfoZine

West Plains MO Man Pleads Guilty to Receiving and Distributing Child Porn

By pleading guilty, Harrison admitted that he downloaded child pornography from Web sites, and that he received and distributed child pornography through peer-to-peer file-sharing networks.


Related Topix: West Plains, MO, Prison, P2P, Science / Technology


Former Beaumont ISD employees guilty of stealing over $4 million

The former Director of Finance and Comptroller of the Beaumont Independent School District have pleaded guilty to federal charges in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Beaumont, TX, Jefferson County, TX


Woman sentenced to prison in $25M health scam

The former owner of a Los Angeles medical equipment company has been sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for submitting nearly $25 million in bogus Medicare bills.


Related Topix: Prison, Healthcare Law, Law

Sub can't handle deep search

A robotic submarine, pictured Monday before its hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines jet, was unable to handle the depth of the search area.


Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Social Security, Personal Finance, Prison

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Watertown Daily Times

Attorney who often represents Mohawks guilty of federal tax charge

A New York City attorney who has represented several Mohawks on various issues for more than two decades faces 18 months in federal prison after admitting Monday in U.S. District Court, Syracuse, that he did not file state or federal tax returns for six years.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Tax, Sullivan County, NY, St Lawrence County, NY

WHNT-TV Huntsville

Police Say Mom Gave Birth to & Killed Six Children Over Ten Years

A 39-year-old woman was arrested Saturday after seven bodies of dead infants were discovered in a Pleasant Grove home, and officials said they believe that, over a 10-year period, she gave birth to six of the children then killed them.


Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Pleasant Grove, UT, Utah County, UT, Prison

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Feds charge woman in Hillary Clinton shoe-throw

Federal authorities have lodged two criminal charges against a Phoenix woman accused of throwing a shoe at Hillary Rodham Clinton while she gave a convention speech at a Las Vegas Strip resort.


Related Topix: US Politics, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Prison, US Secret Service

Kansas shooting suspect had no record of violence

Never one to keep his hatred to himself, Frazier Glenn Cross for decades sought out any soapbox to espouse his white-supremacist beliefs, twice running for federal office with campaigns steeped in anti-Semitism.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Overland Park, KS


Kansas man pleads guilty to child porn

A northeast Kansas man has entered a guilty plea in federal court to one count of accessing child pornography with intent to view.


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Robert Rizzo Faces Sentencing For Up To 8 Years In Prison

Robert Rizzo faces up to eight years in federal prison when he is sentenced today for a tax evasion scheme designed to offset the $1.1 million he was illegally paying himself as Bell's city administrator.


Related Topix: Prison, Bell, CA, Tax, State Prisons, Los Angeles, CA

The Raw Story

Kansas shooter ran for U.S. Senate, governor, declared war on Jews...

The man accused of killing three people in Overland Park, KS. has a well known and extensive history that includes leading a white power party in North Carolina, spending time in federal prison, running for multiple political offices including governor and U.S. Senator, and even giving interviews to radio personalities Howard Stern and Alan Colmes.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Overland Park, KS, Park, KS, Prison, Howard Stern

The Daily Democrat

Popular Lee Middle School teacher retiring after 23 years

Longtime Lee Middle School science teacher Kenneth Evans will be packing up his classroom including the classroom tortise at the end of the school year, retiring after more than 23 years.


Related Topix: UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA, UC Berkeley, Prison, San Luis Obispo, CA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Memphis Commercial Appeal

Kansas City shootings at least 4th time U.S. Jewish institutions targeted since 1999

Sunday's shooting attacks that left three dead at a Kansas City-area Jewish Community Center and a nearby assisted living facility weren't the first time American Jewish institutions have been the sites of violence.


Related Topix: Prison, Kansas City, MO

Victorville Daily Press

Local woman was locked up in kickback scheme

VICTORVILLE In 2011, two Pennsylvania judges were sentenced to federal prison after their half-decade ruse sent a disproportionate amount of juveniles to for-profit facilities - often for minor infractions - in exchange for millions of dollars in kickbacks from the private operators.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Robert Casey, Democrat, Victorville, CA, Prison, Family, Kids

Arkansas Times

Huckabee: 'I'm beginning to think that there's more freedom...

Mike Huckabee said something dumb. Of course, we're used to Huckabee gleefully spewing nonsense that might offend folks in these parts .


Related Topix: US Politics, Mike Huckabee, US News, North Korea, World News, Asia, Prison, Murfreesboro, AR