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  1. Suspect in violent robberies gets 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KRQE Albuquerque

    One of Albuquerque's "worst of the worst" offenders will spend two decades in federal prison for his role in a string of armed robberies and a home invasion. Between 2012 and 2013, 21-year-old Joel Meeks pulled a gun on an employee at an Albuquerque smoke shop, demanding cash.

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  2. Tobyhanna sentenced in heroin caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Pocono Record

    Kyle Westry, 21, of Tobyhanna, was sentenced Friday to 10 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to distributing heroin in Monroe County between late 2013 and the middle of this year, federal authorities said. Westry was charged Sept.

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  3. Obama signs massive defense spending billRead the original story

    Friday | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    President Barack Obama has signed into law a massive defense policy bill that endorses his plan to expand the military campaign against Islamic State militants. The law authorizes funds for basic military operations.

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  4. Former student sentenced for student aid fraudRead the original story

    Friday | The Navajo Times

    U.S. District Judge Brian Morris on Wednesday also sentenced Brenden James Leischner, 24, to five years of probation and ordered him to pay about $82,200 restitution to the U.S. Department of Education, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Leischner also was ordered to pay $2,500 for court-appointed counsel.

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  5. Obama: Black America is 'better off' nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Hill

    President Obama said during his year-end press conference that black America is better off overall since he became president six year ago. But he admitted that more steps need to be taken to shrink the racial income gap and ensure that minorities are treated fairly by the criminal justice system.

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  6. Barbara Scrivner's long journey to clemencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Yahoo!

    Barbara Scrivner, 48, was called into the warden's office Wednesday morning in a federal prison in Northern California and given life-changing news. Twenty years into her three-decade sentence for selling small amounts of meth , President Barack Obama had decided to let her out of prison, her lawyer told her in a brief and emotional phone call.

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  7. Lawyer convicted of laundering pot clinic profitsRead the original story

    Friday | KTVN Reno

    An attorney who helped hide profits from a series of Southern California marijuana dispensaries has pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy charges. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that 59-year-old Richard C. Brizendine of Long Beach faces up to 10 years in prison when he is sentenced in May. Federal prosecutors said that Brizendine for six years represented John Melvin Walker, who owned marijuana shops in Los Angeles and Orange counties.

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  8. Two plead guilty in federal court to possession of child pornographyRead the original story

    Friday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Two South Plains men face up to 20 years in federal prison after entering guilty pleas Friday to separate counts of possession of child pornography. Michael Wayne Brown, 27, of Shallowater and Roberto Garcia, 54, of Lubbock stood before U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings and admitted to possessing images of child pornography in electronic devices, according to a U.S. attorney's office news release.

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  9. Former Meade youth counselor gets federal prison time for sexual abuse chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    A former youth counselor at Fort George G. Meade was sentenced Friday to eight years in federal prison after pleading guilty to sexual abuse of a minor and abusive sexual contact. Anthony Dennis Williams II, 28, of Severn, also was ordered to three years of probation by U.S. District Court Judge J. Frederick Motz.

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  10. Ronica Miller seeking plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Ronica Miller, the wife of former Schneider Hospital CEO Rodney Miller Sr., who was convicted of income tax fraud, may be taking a plea deal for her own charges. Ronica Miller was in court Thursday - her designer clothes traded in for a red Bureau of Corrections jumpsuit - for a pre-trial conference.

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  11. Jets' Michael Vick on Jameis Winston: 'The future of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NJ.com

    Back in 2001, when the Falcons drafted a 20-year-old dual-threat quarterback from Virginia Tech named Michael Vick first overall, many considered him a player who could change the face of professional football. To a degree, Vick did.

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  12. Lubbock man facing up to 20 years in prison for child pornography possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A 54-year-old Lubbock man appeared in federal court today and pleaded guilty to one count of possession of prepubescent child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldana of the Northern District of Texas. Roberto Garcia, who is on bond, faces a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and a lifetime of supervised release.

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  13. Shallowater man facing 20 years in prison for child pornography possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KCBD-TV Lubbock

    A 27-year-old Shallowater, Texas, man appeared in federal court today and pleaded guilty to one count of possession of prepubescent child pornography, announced U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldana of the Northern District of Texas. Michael Wayne Brown, who is in custody, faces a maximum statutory penalty of 20 years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and a lifetime of supervised release.

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  14. Twenty-Fifth Anniversary of Operation Just CauseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CFR.org

    U.S. troops take up positions outside the external relations ministry during the invasion of Panama on December 22, 1989 . December 20 marks the 25th anniversary of Operation Just Cause, better remembered as the U.S. invasion of Panama.

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  15. Westport Investment Adviser Who Defrauded Clients Gets One Year In PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Westport Daily Voice

    A 38-year-old Stamford man will serve a year and a day in federal prison for defrauding more than 20 of his investment clients of over $190,000 when he worked for David Lerner Associates in Westport, the U.S. attorney said. Michael Lombardo Jr. was sentenced Wednesday by Senior U.S. District Judge Alfred V. Covello in Hartford federal court, said U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly.

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  16. Danbury Man, 67, Gets 10 Years In Prison For Leading Drug RingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Danbury Daily Voice

    A 67-year-old Danbury man is facing 10 years in federal prison for heading a narcotics ring that sold oxycodone, cocaine and marijuana across Fairfield County, the U.S. attorney in Connecticut announced. Demetrios "Jimmy" Papadakos, was sentenced Wenesday by Senior U.S. District Judge Warren W. Eginton in Bridgeport federal court to 121 months of imprisonment, U.S. Attorney Deirdre M. Daly said.

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  17. Feds release anti-rape rules for illegal immigrant children housingRead the original story

    Friday | Washington Times

    Health and Human Services released long overdue guidelines Friday ordering facilities that house illegal immigrant children to set up sexual abuse prevention programs, and to be prepared to deal with tricky cases such as transgender or intersex children. The rules, which congressional Democrats had demanded earlier this week, govern everything from pat-downs to evaluating each child for their likely risk of being targeted for sexual abuse or harassment, and govern how the children should be housed while at the private facilities, which operate under a government contract.

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  18. Lambda Legal: TX Governor-elect Greg Abbott Must Stop 'Horrific...Read the original story

    Friday | Towleroad

    When transgender inmate Passion Star appealed to Texas prison officials to protect her from a gang member who said he owned her, they responded by moving her even closer to the inmate. The next morning, the gang member attacked Star, calling her a "snitching faggot," and slashed her face eight times with a razor, according to Lambda Legal.

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  19. Prison Time For 'Environmental Crimes' Has Doubled In 4 YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Daily Caller

    In 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency charged 187 defendants with environmental crimes and sentenced offenders to a combined 155 years of jail time. That's more than double the amount of jail time eco-offenders were sentenced to in 2010, according agency data .

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  20. Former Mandeville city attorney brought on as assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NOLA.com

    Former Mandeville City Attorney David Cressy has been appointed assistant city attorney and will be employed on an as-needed basis. The Mandeville City Council Thursday night approved a resolution naming Cressy as one of several lawyers who carry the assistant city attorney title.

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