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  1. Pa. man gets 14 years for Fairfield jewelry store robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Greenwich Citizen

    A Pennsylvania man was sentenced Friday to more than 14 years in federal prison for his role in the 2013 robbery of Lenox Jewelers in Fairfield. William Davis was sentenced in Hartford by U.S. District Judge Robert N. Chatigny to 176 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, according to Deirdre M. Daly , United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.

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  2. Retired corrections officer talks about conditions at St. Clair Co. Correctional FacilityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTVM

    He worked at the prison for 25 years, but in his last years of service, one officer says he saw morale among fellow officers plummet due to impossibly long work shifts and little support from the prison administration. The officer, who we'll call John Smith, did not want to appear on camera or use his name.

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  3. Nebraska grasps for Texas-style prison reforms as GOP leaders push back | Deena Winter | 32Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Townhall

    Normally, Nebraska could be expected to look up to its conservative brethren in Texas. But this week when Nebraska lawmakers grasped toward prison reforms patterned after Texas' much-lauded prison reforms, a roadblock was suddenly thrown up by the governor, attorney general, police and prosecutors who said they don't want to go soft on crime.

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  4. Census Bureau shooting suspect charged with guard's murder, could face death penaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WJLA-TV Arlington

    A man accused of killing a U.S. Census Bureau guard during a crime spree in and around the D.C. area has been charged with murder and other federal offenses, prosecutors said. Ronald Anderson was charged in a criminal complaint on Friday in the April 9 abduction, chase and gunfire that killed Lawrence Buckner.

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  5. Postwar rekindling of Philippine-Japan ties credited to QuirinoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... and imprisoned in Manila's Fort Santiago. Worse than his personal experience of Japanese brutality while in prison was the loss of his wife, three of his five children and more than a dozen members of his wife's family as they were fleeing during ...

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  6. Mariners to honor military Sunday with Armed Forces DayRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Mariners

    The Mariners will pay tribute to the men and women serving in the U.S. military on Sunday with the 14th annual Boeing Salute to Armed Forces Day. The ceremonies, which will take place prior to the game against the Texas Rangers at 1:10 p.m. PT, will be streamed live on Fifteen thousand fans in attendance will receive a special commemorative coin, courtesy of Boeing, as service persons from six branches of the military will be honored and will throw out simultaneous ceremonial first pitches.

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  7. Case of Burgettstown child who starved to death back in Washington County CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... that might have resulted in a different verdict than the death penalty. A jury could have instead given her life in prison. Although Justice Max Baer characterized Tharp as a tormenter, “we conclude that there is a reasonable probability that ...

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  8. Nebraska Poised to Abolish Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | News Max

    Nebraska has taken a major step closer to doing away with the death penalty, amid controversy over lethal injection that has some states questioning the punishment and others digging in. Despite a threat of veto from the state governor, the Nebraska senate endorsed the measure to replace the death penalty with life imprisonment on Thursday, according to official records.

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  9. Judge gives Nashua man prison time, encourages him to better himself when releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Nashua Telegraph

    A former Nashua man who pleaded guilty in February to three felony and three misdemeanor charges was sentenced this week to nearly two years in prison. Devonta Soto, 22, formerly of 7 Forge Drive, will need to "think long and hard about what you do when you get out" of prison, Judge Jacalyn Colburn told him during his sentencing hearing in Hillsborough County Superior Court South.

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  10. Ferriero likely to target racketeering verdictRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Joseph A. Ferriero, left, former head of the Bergen County Democratic Organization, with Jerry Breslin, a lawyer, leaving federal court in Newark after Ferriero's conviction. Facing a prison term and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines, former Bergen County Democratic leader Joseph A. Ferriero's next step will be to try to persuade U.S. District Judge Esther Salas to set aside his racketeering conviction.

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  11. Judge rules FBI violated rights of suspect in alleged gambling ringRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    ... gambling business and transmitted wagering information. The two charges each carry a penalty of up to seven years in prison. "Permitting the government to create the need for the occupant to invite a third party into his or her home would ...

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  12. Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal say they're innocentRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KSMB-FM Lafayette

    Eight administrators and teachers were given prison terms ranging from one to seven years Tuesday, plus fines and community service. They could have lightened their sentences by admitting guilt and waiving their right to appeal.

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  13. EU, US demand China review trial of journalist Gao YuRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | ABC News

    The European Union has demanded that China review the trial of 71-year-old Chinese journalist Gao Yu, who was sentenced to seven years' prison after being convicted of leaking state secrets. The sentence was given "despite the serious doubts that have been raised about the legal procedure", an EU diplomatic service spokesperson said.

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  14. Gators advance to Super Six at women's NCAA gymnastics championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... champion Bridget Sloan of Florida. Death of Phillips' cellmate a homicide : The death of Damion Soward, who shared a prison cell with former Nebraska and NFL running back Lawrence Phillips, was ruled a homicide. Officials suspect Phillips, 39, who ...

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  15. Federal Charges For The Man Accused Of Killing a U.S. Census Bureau GuardRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    A man accused of killing a U.S. Census Bureau guard during a crime spree in and around the Washington, D.C., area has been charged with murder and other federal offenses, prosecutors said. Ronald Anderson was charged in a criminal complaint on Friday in the April 9 abduction, chase and gunfire that killed Lawrence Buckner.

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  16. Montague arson accomplice pleads guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Recorder

    A Greenfield man who helped burn down his friends' parents' barns has been sentenced to state prison after pleading guilty Friday.

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  17. Former inmate leaves past behind to invent Lotto scratch penRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    ... two surgeries. His only formal education is a GED he earned while doing a several-year stint at Mule Creek State Prison during the mid 1990s. But nowadays, Mourning spends his most of his days in the offices of an international corporation, ...

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  18. Drug dealers face charges in federal court in BluefieldRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Huntington News

    Shawn Owen Gillespie II, 25, of Shady Spring, West Virginia was sentenced to 18 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin. Gillespie pled guilty on December 3, 2014, admitting that on May 12, 2014, he possessed more than 400 pouches of heroin, which he intended to sell.

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  19. 2 inmates who didn't return from work furloughs are arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Ikaika Nixon was returned to Oahu Community Correctional Center on Friday after he was arrested about 4:30 p.m. Thursday. Nixon left OCCC on Wednesday, April 8, at 12:20 p.m. on a job-seeking pass and failed to return.

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  20. The fading power of the political meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Trinidad Guardian

    Following on my column about the need for televised leadership debates in the run-up to the 2015 general election, I've been further inundated with coverage of goings-on in the electoral landscapes of the UK and the US. Developments in America, in particular, are quite instructive.

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