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46 min ago | WIBW-TV Topeka

Former Massage Parlor Owner Gets 5 Years In Prison

The former owner of Asian massage parlors in Wichita has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a sex trafficking case.

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4 hrs ago | KWWL-TV Waterloo

Dubuque man accused of selling crack from his candy store

A Dubuque man could spend the rest of his life in federal prison, accused of selling crack cocaine from his candy store.

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8 hrs ago | The Village Voice

Environmental Activist Daniel McGowan, Jailed for Blogging, Is Suing the Bureau of Prisons

Daniel McGowan, the environmental activist and former member of the Earth Liberation Front who spent five and a half years in an extreme prison isolation unit, is suing the federal Bureau of Prisons for violating his right to free speech.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Activism, Prison, Metropolitan Detention Center, Brooklyn

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Local NEWS 8

Head of failed securities firm sentenced for fraud

The president of a failed southwest Idaho property management company has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison without the possibility of parole for defrauding investors.

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WMTV Madison

Portage man sentenced to 96 months for receiving child porn

The U.S District Judge James Peterson sentenced 24-year-old Justin Bortz of Portage, WI.

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Business Journal

Condo seller pleads guilty to fraud

Here's some fallout from a condo conversion project at the height of the real estate bubble.

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KMIZ

Ex-CEO of nursing service sentenced for theft

The former head of a suburban St. Louis health services company has been sentenced to 38 months in federal prison for embezzling more than $600,000 from the firm's accounts.

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WIBA-AM Madison

Darlington man gets 25 years for child pornography

Timmy Reichling received the mandatory minimum sentence Wednesday after pleading guilty to producing child pornography in June.

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Iol.co.za

Woman jailed for plot to sell US nuclear secrets

A 71-year-old former contractor at Los Alamos National Laboratory has been sentenced to a year and a day in federal prison after admitting conspiring with her physicist husband to sell US nuclear secrets, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

TheDenverChannel

Man in Colorado Springs sentenced for child porn

Prosecutors said a Colorado Springs man who pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography has been sentenced to 57 months in federal prison.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

SFGate

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.

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

Bradenton.com

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.

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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.

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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.

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

Canada.com

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.

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