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3 hrs ago | KVAL-TV Eugene

Federal judge sentences man to 14 years for 2011 Eugene bank robbery

A Multnomah County man with an extensive criminal history was sentenced to 14 years and 4 months in a federal prison Thursday for robbing the Bank of America in downtown Eugene .


Related Topix: Eugene, OR, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Multnomah County, OR, Prison

8 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

Former Albany CNA gets federal prison for tax scheme

Kimberly Banks, Donalene Mosley and Arneshia Austin were sentenced Thursday in Albany to serve 192 months, 37 months and 21 months in prison, respectively, for crimes relating to filing fraudulent income tax returns using stolen identities.


Related Topix: Prison, Albany, GA, Tax

12 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

DeBary man who traded AR-15 rifle for cocaine sentenced to federal prison

A DeBary man who traded a semi-automatic rifle and other guns for cocaine - while he was under a court-order not to possess firearms - was sentenced to more than seven years in prison on Thursday, prosecutors said.


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

16 hrs ago | Deseret News

Man charged in brutal attacks on girlfriend sent to prison for beer mug assault

Rupert James Duncan, 29, will serve nearly three years in federal prison for striking his girlfriend in the face with a large ceramic beer mug.


Related Topix: Prison, Fort Duchesne, UT, Duchesne, UT, Uintah, UT, Roosevelt, UT

19 hrs ago | KSL-TV

Autopsies of 7 deceased infants completed

But it may still be awhile before any of the outstanding questions surrounding the bizarre and horrific case of Megan Huntsman, 39, are answered.


Related Topix: Utah County, UT, Pleasant Grove, UT, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WHSV-TV Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Man Sentenced for Providing Fatal Heroin

A Harrisonburg man, who was found guilty by a jury in May 2013, was sentenced Thursday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Harrisonburg on heroin distribution charges.


Related Topix: Drugs, Harrisonburg, VA, Prison, Non-Profit


Man pleads guilty to burglary spree, faces federal prison

A man faces up to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to several burglaries across Northeast Tennessee and North Carolina.


Related Topix: Prison, Greeneville, TN, Washington County, TN

The Detroit News

New Wayne Kramer disc debuts on Record Store Day

Among the vinyl offerings in stores Saturday for Record Store Day will be a limited edition platter by former MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer titled "Lexington."


Related Topix: Prison, Kentucky, Charlie Parker, Jazz

Detroit News

Life sentence for Detroit man in store robberies

A 29-year-old Detroit man convicted of using a gun to rob phone stores has been given an extraordinary sentence of 116 years in federal prison.


Related Topix: Prison, Warren, OH

The Drinks Business

Ex-wine exec pleads guilty to $1m fraud

A former Napa wine executive has pleaded guilty to stealing nearly $1 million from an online wine network after he was apprehended by officers who had tracked him to Mexico.


Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Prison

Free Republic

Jewish Center Shooter Glenn Miller Was in Witness Protection Program

Frazier Glenn Miller, Jr., from Aurora, Missouri, founded and built the only White people's party ever in the U.S. - the White Patriot Party - between 1980 to 1986, with a peak membership of around 5000.


Related Topix: Aurora, MO, Ozark, MO, Prison

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News 4 Jax

Jax men charged in tax fraud scheme

Two men have been charged with conspiracy and theft of government property, in connection with the cashing of numerous federal income tax refund checks that were issued on false and fraudulent tax returns, U.S. attorneys announced Wednesday.


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

Digital Post Production

Bureau of Prisons Teacher Discusses Life Inside Federal Prisons in new "I Am AFGE" Documentary

Jill works inside a medium-security federal prison in "The Bureau of Prisons is not for everyone.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Wichita Eagle

Ex-California city leader gets 12 years in prison

Robert Rizzo apologized during sentencing in Los Angeles County Superior Court, telling the judge he breached the public's confidence.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Prison, State Prisons

Journal Gazette

Guilty plea set on porn charge

According to the terms of the agreement, Hasty is pleading guilty to the first count of the three-count indictment - sexual exploitation of children.


Related Topix: Prison


Secret Service: Victoria's Secret outlet employee ran credit card scam

According to the United States Secret Service, a Victoria's Secret employee at the Premium Outlets on International Drive used a skimming device to collect credit card numbers.


Related Topix: US Secret Service, US News, Prison


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