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1 hr ago | Courier News
Land of Make Believe perv admits child porn charges After 1988 conviction, child sex offender from Watchung strikes again Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1s5Ej2r A borough man with a decades-long history of molesting children and creating child pornography now faces up to 40 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to transporting child pornography across state lines. Patrick T. Deck, 54, was arrested August 2012 by State Police at the Land of Make Believe amusement park in Hope, where he allegedly was caught taking pictures of children in the men's restroom.
2 hrs ago | Channel3000
A Mount Horeb man was sentenced Tuesday to federal prison on a gun crime charge, according to a state Department of Justice release. Stewart J. Hollfelder, 26, was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison, followed by two years of supervised release, for possessing a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, officials said.
3 hrs ago | Post and Courier
Chris Latham and girlfriend Wendy Moore will appear on NBC's "Dateline" program Friday as the show profiles the murder-for-hire plot against Latham's estranged wife that landed the couple in federal prison. The murder-for-hire case that gripped the Charleston area for months will get a national audience Friday when NBC's "Dateline" devotes a full two hours to the scandalous saga of former banker Chris Latham and the plot to kill his estranged wife.
4 hrs ago | Federal Bureau of Investigation
It's a novel way to have your debt forgiven - hire a hit man to kill your creditor. However, it's also illegal.
4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
A nursing home company executive testified Tuesday that former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland did legitimate consulting work for him and that he did not believe that Rowland's contract with his company was a sham. But Brian Bedard, the executive vice president of Apple Health Care Inc., also acknowledged that the company and a congressional campaign for which Rowland worked had an "incestuous" relationship.
4 hrs ago | O-R Online
Former East Washington police chief Donald Solomon, foreground, is shown entering federal court in Pittsburgh for his sentencing in May 2013.
6 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram
Former Lorain Community Development Director Sandy Prudoff pleaded guilty today to a corruption charge in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. He was sentenced to three years in prison, although he won't actually serve any time behind bars because he has already served two years in a federal prison.
7 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
An Elyria man faces a likely sentence of 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to distributing heroin and fentanyl, which caused the death of an Elyria woman last year. Siarres R. Noble, 29, struck an agreement with prosecutors in which he agreed to plead guilty to four counts of distribution of fentanyl, two counts of distribution of heroin and one count of possession with intent to distribute fentanyl.
11 hrs ago | The Family Badge
A Dallas man who met a 15-year-old female run-away at a bus station, took her, and made her engage in sex acts for money, was sentenced this morning by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey to 15 years in federal prison and a lifetime of supervised release. U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaa of the Northern District of Texas made the announcement today.
13 hrs ago | WHDH
New recordings are being released that show how two local men used to hide their conversations when talking about terrorist activities. Tarek Mehanna from Sudbury, Ahmad Abousamra from Stoughton and other men were apparently nervous about agents watching their online conversation and phone calls so they spoke in a strict coded language.
Mark John Branovan, 54, has been sentenced to more than five and a half years in federal prison on one count of distribution of child pornography. An indictment against Branovan claimed that he knowingly distributed pictures and video of a minor engaged in sexually explicit conduct that was mailed in interstate and foreign commerce.
Canadian businessman Nathan Jacobson has resolved a legal issue in the U.S., as a judge has withdrawn his guilty plea. Nathan Jacobson, the self-described "radioactive" businessman close to senior Conservatives, cleared his name Monday in a San Diego courtroom.
A rapper already serving time in federal prison on weapons charges has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault for a 2013 incident where he struck a man over the head with a vodka bottle in an Atlanta nightclub, the Fulton County District Attorney's Office announced Monday. Radric Davis, better known as Gucci Mane, was at Harlem Nights on March 16, 2013, when he was approached by a U.S. Army staff sergeant who was on leave.
A 33-year-old man was sentenced Monday morning to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to one count of sex trafficking of children. U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey also sentenced Johnson to supervised release for life at the end of the sentence.
Federal prison officials are grappling with how to keep illicit cellphones out of institutions and stop inmates from using the devices that do slip behind bars. Federal prison officials are grappling with how to keep illicit cellphones out of institutions and stop inmates from using the devices that do slip behind bars.
With Sandy Hook on her mind, Dacula Middle School's Celisa Edwards' steel cable device prevents an intruder from opening the door. 2 people filled the balls with marijuana, tobacco and cell phone, then tossed them over fence at federal prison in Jesup, Ga.
Four-year-old Nikki Fitzmayer is a typical girl, playing with her sister and singing along to "Frozen" songs. But her quizzical expressions at some sounds are small signals of a big problem.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:48 pm
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