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  1. NM lawmaker back at Legislature after husband sentencedRead the original story

    12 min ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A northern New Mexico lawmaker who skipped the opening days of the legislative session to attend her husband's sentencing hearing has been sworn in. House Democrats announced Monday that state Rep. Debbie Rodella of Espanola took the oath of office after missing a week.

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  2. Weatherford man pleads guilty to embezzling $930,000 from Missouri companyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | Business Journal

    A Weatherford man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to embezzling more than $930,000 from a St. Joseph heavy contractor. Reif began working at the company's regional office in Irving in 2005.

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  3. Mobridge man gets 6 months in federal prison for officer assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | KSFY

    A Mobridge man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a law officer has been sentenced to half a year in federal prison.

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  4. Fraud convict Walter 'Buddy' Lambert 'devastated' ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NJ.com

    Walter "Buddy" Lambert, seen here with his wife, Patricia, was sentenced Jan. 26 for defrauding investors of Blue Mountain Consumer Discount of millions. (Tom Shortell A federal judge ordered the former CEO of a Wind Gap business to serve at least two years in prison for bilking investors out of millions of dollars, ruining the lives of people who entrusted him with their livelihoods.

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  5. Man sentenced to 25 years for child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Baltimore News

    An issue affecting all Maryland students are the new Common Core requirements. FOX45 will host a live town hall meeting on Thursday, January 29 at 7 p.m. If you're interested in being part of the audience please email us at news@foxbaltimore.com and put "Town Hall" in the subject line.

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  6. "Assault Gun" Kelly Strikes Again - U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly Teams ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

    Doctor Vivek Murthy stands among other bystanders during the first day of legal arguments over the Affordable Care Act outside the Supreme Court in Washington, in this March 26, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files In a 2013 special election, anti-gun U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly swept into office after being bankrolled by former New York City Mayor-and current, self-appointed nanny-stater and financier of the gun control movement-Michael Bloomberg.

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  7. Plainfield Township man sentenced to federal prison for defrauding investors of millionsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NJ.com

    Walter "Buddy" Lambert, seen here with his wife, Patricia, was sentenced Jan. 26 for defrauding investors of Blue Mountain Consumer Discount of $5 million. (Tom Shortell A 73-year-old Plainfield Township man will serve about a year in federal prison for each million dollars he owes investors of a Wind Gap mortgage company.

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  8. Former teacher faces sentencing today in child porn caseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daytona Beach News-Journal Online

    A former Warner Christian Academy teacher and summer camp director described as a "skilled sexual predator" will learn today how much time he will spend in federal prison and it could be as little as 15 years or as much as 250 years. Matthew Graziotti, 43, of Edgewater, will be sentenced today at 2:15 p.m. by U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. during a hearing in federal court in Orlando.

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  9. Volusia County teacher to be sentenced for child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Click Orlando

    THE AIRLINE PARTNERS AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. IN TWO HOURS FROM NOW THE FORMER VOLUSIA COUNTY TEACHER ADMITTED TO PRODUCING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY WILL LEARN HIS FATE.

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  10. Selenski's ex-girlfriend Christina Strom testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    Luzerne County prosecutors this morning called Christina Strom to testify against her ex-boyfriend Hugo Selenski. It is likely Strom will be on the witness stand for most of Monday as prosecutors allege her purchase of nearly seven acres of land in Kingston Township in 2002 was the motive to the killings of Michael Jason Kerkowski and Tammy Lynn Fassett.

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  11. Shouldn't true fiscal conservatives question a federal program with 600% recent spending growth?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    The question in the title of this post is part of my reaction to this new fact sheet released by the Pew Public Safety Performance Project. The Pew document is titled "Growth in Federal Prison System Exceeds States': Federal imprisonment rate, taxpayer costs soar as states curtail expansion, protect public safety," and here is how it starts : Between 1980 and 2013, the federal imprisonment rate increased 518 percent, from 11 inmates for every 100,000 U.S. residents to 68. During the same period, annual spending on the federal prison system rose 595 percent, from $970 million to more than $6.7 billion in inflation-adjusted dollars.

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  12. Terror Swap Official: Freed terrorist floated as part of tradeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Fox News

    An admitted Al Qaeda agent released earlier this month from a U.S. federal prison was offered up as part of a potential prisoner swap last year in exchange for two Americans held in Qatar, a former U.S. diplomat said Monday. Richard Grenell, who had worked on the case of the jailed Americans, confirmed to Fox News that the offer was put on the table.

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  13. Matthew Graziotti faces possible 250-year sentence today for child porn, abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Former Volusia County private school teacher and admitted child pornographer Matthew Graziotti will face the possibility of a 250-year federal prison sentence during a hearing this afternoon in downtown Orlando. Graziotti, who was a fifth-grade teacher at Warner Christian Academy in South Daytona at the time of his arrest, pleaded guilty to child-porn possession, production and distribution charges in October.

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  14. Looking back, and ahead, as Hugo Selenski trial enters second weekRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    As Hugo Selenski's capital murder trial enters its second week, a single witness could dominate today's proceedings, but no one has publicly said who that might be. A gag order prevents attorneys on either side from disclosing specifics, but Luzerne County Judge Fred A. Pierantoni III advised the court on Friday that the next witness is likely to testify for a full day.

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  15. 5 things to know, and a rehash of Jeb Bush's bad business dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Business Journal

    Good morning South Florida. It looks like our favorite potential GOP pick for the next presidential race has been taking a beating in the press for a bad business deal.

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  16. How A Trans-Atlantic Investment Scam Ensnared Credit Union President Joyce JudyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Chuck Walker was succinct if euphemistic in describing the series of cringe-inducing decisions that sent Joyce Judy, the former president of Arkansas Employees Federal Credit Union, to federal prison.

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  17. ConstanceDEVILS Dancing on the GravesRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | American Reporter

    It's hard to resist being gleeful at seeing Wall Street swindler Bernard Madoff get the maximum sentence - 150 years in prison - for bilking investors out of anywhere between $65 billion and $171 billion. Because many of the people whom Madoff ripped off were more renowned than, say, the millions who lost their homes in the subprime mortgage debacle, he has gotten far more attention than he deserves.

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  18. in Bold Move, President Speaks on Zimmerman VerdictRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | American Reporter

    The man who delivered the Pentagon Papers to The New York Times , The Washington Post , and 17 other American newspapers in 1971 says that Edward Snowden made the right call by leaving the country and seeking asylum. Writing this week in The Washington Post , Ellsberg said when he was arrested in Boston, he was released on a personal recognizance bond the same day.

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  19. Dozens of mail box break in Elk Grove neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    INS INVOLVING SHARED MAILBOXES. 55 SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR AND THE EPICENTER IS ELK GROVE.

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  20. Mail thieves target Elk GroveRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    "When I came out the other day, this box, this box and this box were all open," said Kyle Brown, of Elk Grove. Brown told KCRA 3 on Sunday he knew instantly that someone had broken into his cluster mailbox this weekend, which is an outdoor mail drop he shares with seven other families.

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