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Lamar Co. man sentenced in federal court on drug charges

A Lamar County man has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in federal prison on drug charges.


Related Topix: Lamar County, MS, Prison, Wayne County, MS, Hattiesburg, MS

Thu Jul 31, 2014


Missouri man sentenced for trafficking fake DVDs

A 42-year-old Missouri man has been sentenced to 13 months in federal prison for selling thousands of counterfeit DVDs he bought from a distributor in China.


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Daily Kos

Arsonist Of Seattle Gay Night Club Sentenced To Ten Years In Federal Prison

Very late on New Years Eve this last year, a gay night club in Seattle was set on fire by a Seattle man, Musab Masmari.


Related Topix: Prison, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve, Fire, US News, Liberal Political News

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Houston man gets 25 years in child porn case

A Houston man who traveled to Maine and took sexually explicit images of a 14-year-old girl he met online must serve 25 years in federal prison.


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The Citizens' Voice

Avoca woman faces federal health care fraud charges

Federal prosecutors have charged an Avoca woman with health care fraud for allegedly forging prescriptions to defraud Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania.


Related Topix: Avoca, PA, Prison, Old Forge, PA, Scranton, PA

The Fresno Bee

California man sentenced on Alaska drug charges

The U.S. attorney's office says Ernie Benny Juarez Jr. was sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Anchorage.


Related Topix: Drugs, Stockton, CA, Prison

McCreary County Record

Cooper sentenced to 168 months in federal prison

A local man has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

KRQE Albuquerque

Santa Fe man gets prison time in cocaine case

A Santa Fe man has been sentenced to 6 A1 2 years in federal prison for his role in a crack cocaine trafficking conspiracy.


Related Topix: Santa Fe, NM, Prison, Bernalillo County, NM, Santa Fe County, NM

The Winnipeg Free Press

Halifax lawyer says he is embarrassed, gets three years in jail for sex assault

Lyle Howe, lawyer for former Nova Scotia legislature member Trevor Zinck, talks with reporters at provincial court in Dartmouth on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014.


Related Topix: Canada, Prison

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Ex-West Virginia judge reports to Florida prison

The Charleston Daily Mail reports ex-Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury reported Tuesday to the minimum-security Federal Prison Camp Pensacola.


Related Topix: Federal Prison Camp, Pensacola, Prison, Mingo County, WV, Thomas, WV


Texan pleads guilty to mail fraud over mortgages

Marcus Brian Curry of Allen pleaded guilty Tuesday to mail fraud. Curry faces up to 20 years in federal prison during sentencing in Sherman.


Related Topix: Texas, Prison


Bogus 911 Calls Land Omaha Man In Federal Prison

An Omaha man faces up to five years in federal prison after pleading guilty to computer-related conspiracy and retaliation counts related to a "swatting'' ring that made hoax 911 calls.


Related Topix: Prison, Omaha, NE

CBS Local

Member Of 'Swatting' Ring Pleads Guilty In Texas

Prosecutors in Dallas say a member of a "swatting" ring that made hoax 911 calls has pleaded guilty to computer-related conspiracy and retaliation counts.


Related Topix: Prison


Serial bank robber gets 20 years in federal prison

An unemployed Washington state restaurant worker has been sentenced to two decades in federal prison for robbing banks in Illinois and two other states.


Related Topix: Prison, East St. Louis, IL, O'Fallon, IL

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Man claims tampering in case over bombing videos

A Utah lawyer suing the FBI over his public records request for surveillance videos from the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing said Tuesday that one of his witnesses backed out after being visited by government officials last week.


Related Topix: Federal Transfer Center, Oklahoma City, Prison, Explosion


Cleveland man gets 24 years for bank robbery

A Cleveland man has been sentenced to more than 24 years in federal prison for an armed bank robbery in a suburb.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Asbury Park Press

Couple get federal prison terms for mortgage fraudCouple get federal...

Couple get federal prison terms for mortgage fraud An NJ couple convicted of fraudulently obtaining $3.4M is now going to prison.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Prison

The Orlando Sentinel

Car buyer finds phone, child-porn in vehicle once owned by sex offender

An unsuspecting car buyer made a gruesome discovery when he found child pornography on a cell phone left inside a Pontiac that once belonged to a sex offender, FBI agents said.


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Battle Creek Enquirer

Ex-Christian radio host in Grand Rapids admits to raping boy at motel

Former WCSG radio host John Richard Balyo admitted today that he and a second man handcuffed a 12-year-old boy to a motel bed, sexually abused him and took nine photos during the April encounter.


Related Topix: Grand Rapids, MI, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Battle Creek, MI

Knoxville News Sentinel

Man gets 121 months in prison for drugs, weapons A Jefferson County...

A Jefferson County man was sentenced Monday to more than a decade in federal prison for distributing crack cocaine and unlawful weapons possession, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Jefferson County, TN, Prison, Dandridge, TN, Greeneville, TN