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  1. Murdered Realtor Had Been Bound by Duct Tape, Court Documents ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | FOX16

    A Pulaski County realtor murdered in September had been kidnapped and held for ransom, a Nov. 24 court filing has revealed. The paperwork, filed in Pulaski County Circuit Court on Monday by Prosecutor Larry Jegley, also reveals that when the body of Beverly Carter was found, she had been bound with duct tape.


  2. Competency evaluation sought in new assault case against Utah teen who killed brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    The defense attorney for a Utah teen who murdered his two younger brothers has asked for a competency review in connection with a new assault case. Aza Ray Vidinhar, 16, is charged in Ogden's 2nd District Court with third-degree felony assault by a prisoner, for allegedly assaulting another teen in a juvenile detention facility.


  3. 'Shawshank' found redemption on video, cableRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    Some films, such as the Oscar-winning 1939 Civil War epic "Gone With the Wind," resonate with audiences on release, but others, such as Frank Capra's 1946 yuletide tale "It's a Wonderful Life," take time to become part of the cultural lexicon. In that latter category is "The Shawshank Redemption," which languished at the box office in fall 1994.


  4. Va. women's prison health care lawsuit settledRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

    A notice of a settlement in principle was filed in U.S. District Court in Charlottesville on Tuesday. A trial that had been scheduled for next week has been canceled.


  5. Prison Inmates Enlisted To Grow Threatened PlantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KUOW-FM Seattle

    In a growing number of Northwest prisons, inmates are rearing endangered plants, butterflies, turtles and frogs for release in the wild. It started just over a decade ago at a minimum security prison near Olympia.


  6. Convicted murderers record rap videos behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Three men were later convicted and two of them not only shared a prison cell behind bars at one time, but also had a penchant for producing rap videos with smuggled cell phones. The family of the man 22-year-old Leterpa Mosley was convicted of killing cannot believe the fun he's had behind bars.


  7. Mission gives residents work experience with detail jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Professional Carwashing/Detail

    Decatur Care Rescue Mission helps homeless residents get back on their feet with work at its own Decatur Cares Auto, according to the Herald-Review. One of its employees, Robert Brownlee Jr., was back on drugs after his release from Southwestern Correctional Center, noted the article.


  8. Wilkes-Barre man sentenced for firing rifle round at officersRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    A man from Wilkes-Barre was sentenced in Luzerne County Court for firing a rifle in the direction of police officers in December. Judge David Lupas sentenced Nasim Hickson, 20, of Park Avenue, to 18 months to 3 years in state prison on an aggravated assault charge.


  9. Public forum on Alabama prison overcrowding set for Monday at Mobile officeRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    MOBILE, Alabama -- A public forum on Alabama's prison overcrowding will be 6 p.m. Monday at the office in downtown Mobile at 18 South Royal Street. According to a report from the Justice Center at The Council of State Governments, Alabama's prisons are operating at nearly double capacity.


  10. Prisoners file $1 billion in fraudulent tax returns, audit findsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Lincoln Daily News I nmates and their accomplices filed $1 billion in fraudulent tax returns in 2012, a six-fold increase from 2007, according to a report released Tuesday by the Internal Revenue Service's auditor.


  11. Trial delayed for doctor accused of possession, distribution of child pornRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Dr. Greg Salard is escorted by U.S. Marshals as he appears in U.S. District Court in Juneau on Tuesday, October 28th on charges related the possession and distribution of child pornography. The jury trial of a Wrangell doctor accused of possessing and distributing child pornography has been bumped nearly two months.


  12. For information leading to arrest of BurglarsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    Nursing Agency Needs: RNs $30/Hr LPNs $20/Hr Reliable and Dependable "Drugs Don't Work" Call 478-224-2000 x 2 Laborer positions with Juneau Construction Co.


  13. It Is Now a Crime to Help a Public Official Make a Contract that Holds Personal Financial InterestRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | JD Supra

    An amendment to Government Code section 1090 now makes it a felony for any person to aid and abet a government official in violating the conflict of interest provisions of the Code. This amendment, made possible with the passage of SB 952, advances the ability of prosecutors to charge all persons, government officials and others who are knowingly involved in aiding and abetting, or directly participating in the making of a contract in which a government official is financially interested.


  14. Plea bargain rejectedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Star News Group

    The former Wall Township superintendent accused of defrauding the school district of more than $350,000 will head to trial in January. James Habel, 58, of Dunedin, Florida, formerly of Point Pleasant, rejected a proposed plea bargain offered by the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office on behalf on the State of New Jersey during a status conference at the Superior Court of New Jersey Monmouth Vicinage, here, Friday morning.


  15. Watertown man sentenced to prison for violating probationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Watertown Daily Times

    A city man was resentenced Tuesday in Jefferson County Court to 1½ years in state prison for violating terms of probation. Cleo E. Vaughns IV, 20, also was ordered to undergo two additional years of supervision upon his release after admitting to violating probation by committing new crimes.


  16. Woman Accused of Filling Prescriptions for Incarcerated Father Waives HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    A Reynoldsville woman accused of filling prescriptions for her incarcerated father waived her right to a preliminary hearing during Centralized Court at District Judge Patrick Ford's office. Amber Nicole Meredith, 28, 114 E. Main St., Reynoldsville, is charged with acquire or obtain possession of a controlled substance by misrepresentation, 14 counts of procure for self/other drug by fraud and 14 counts of procure for self/other drug by concealment of fact.


  17. U.S. prisoners got $70M via fake tax claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | CNN

    In 2012, nearly 138,000 inmates filed for a total of $1 billion in fraudulent refunds, according to a report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration. While the IRS caught a majority of the fake claims , it still paid out $70 million to people who are behind bars.


  18. Michael Brown's Stepfather Urged Protesters To 'Burn This Bitch...Read the original story

    Tuesday | The Smoking Gun

    Michael Brown's stepfather last night repeatedly urged protesters to "Burn this bitch down" after a prosecutor announced that no criminal charges would be filed against the Ferguson, Missouri police officer who killed the unarmed teenager. Louis Head, an ex-con who is married to Brown's mother, Lesley McSpadden, was with McSpadden outside the Ferguson Police Department headquarters Monday evening as prosecutor Robert McCulloch disclosed that a grand jury declined to vote an indictment against Officer Darren Wilson in the August 9 shooting.


  19. Courthouse RecordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    Jack Brown , 37, of 137 Pine St., Gardner, was found not guilty of failing to register as a sex offender after a jury-waived trial. Jason Calvo , 27, of 14 Ward Farm Circle, Worcester, was found not guilty of intimidation of a witness after a jury-waived trial.


  20. Allendale warden works to change inmates' livesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Bluffton Today

    That's the message Allendale Correctional Institute warden John R. Pate shared Friday during the Sun City Forum Club's final meeting of the year. Pate, who has been warden of the all-male medium security prison in Allendale since 2011, pointed out alarming statistics about why the current state prison system isn't working and how he intends to change it.