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  1. Victim of drunk driving crash shares story for local studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Hesperia Star

    Through a mock sentencing trial and an emotional account of a teen's involvement in a drunken driving crash, seniors at Granite Hills High School were given a serious lesson Thursday morning about the consequences of drunk driving. More than 200 GHHS seniors gathered with students from other county high schools at the school's performing arts center for a mock sentencing of a DUI driver based on a real collision that injured four teens in Rialto in June 2014.


  2. San Rafael man gets 4-year prison term for sex with teen, pimpingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Marin Independent Journal

    A San Rafael man was sentenced to four years in state prison Thursday for pimping and having sex with a 15-year-old runaway from Sacramento. Leevester Hall, 26, was arrested in December during an operation by the county's Coordination of Probation Enforcement team, which was checking on probationers at the Villa Inn on Lincoln Avenue in San Rafael.


  3. Some businesses cheer plans for different Kansas City prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KCTV5

    Some Kansas City business and city officials are applauding the state's plans to convert a facility near downtown Kansas City into a minimum-security prison, saying it will be a vast improvement over the current facility, which houses around 400 people at night but releases them into the community every day. The state plans to convert the Kansas City Community Release Center in the West Bottoms by this fall because it needs the beds to house minimum security prisoners in a secure environment, Corrections Director George Lombardi said.


  4. Gang chief, international fugitive among dozens paroledRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    A former prison gang kingpin and a black revolutionary-turned-international fugitive are among 74 inmates who owe their freedom to a year-old California policy of granting parole for convicts who are deemed too old to commit new crimes. Federal judges in February 2014 told the state to consider releasing inmates who are at least 60 years old and have spent at least 25 years behind bars to reduce its prison population.


  5. Decorated Boston cop in coma after being shot in faceRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    A decorated Boston police officer remained in a medically induced coma Saturday, a night after he was shot in the face by a man with several gun convictions during a traffic stop that ended when other officers fatally shot his attacker, the city's police commissioner said. Officer John Moynihan, 34, was struck just below his right eye, and the bullet remains lodged below his right ear, Commissioner William Evans said.


  6. Oklahoma Watch: State's prisons cut care for many mentally ill inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    Oklahoma Watch: According to the Oklahoma Corrections Department, about a third of prison inmates exhibit signs of a serious mental illness. The number has increased by nearly a third over two years, to 9,432 inmates in 2014, Corrections Department records show.


  7. Enid pastor's path from behind bars to ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Ray Rose's road from his boyhood home in Cincinnati, Ohio, to the pulpit at Enid's Garriott Road Church of Christ has been a long, strange one. Rose spent much of his younger life in juvenile detention or in adult prisons, including a stint in the institution where the movie "The Shawshank Redemption" was filmed.


  8. Reinstating firing squad signifies Utah's faltering moral standingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Deseret News

    The execution chamber at the Utah State Prison after Ronnie Lee Gardner was executed by firing squad Friday, June 18, 2010. The death penalty by way of firing squad is the wrong option for dealing with criminals.


  9. The 'largest' ransom/'dumbest' crime of 20th CenturyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Murfreesboro Post

    Robert Cosgrove Greenlease Jr., better known as "Bobby," was born on Feb. 3, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo. His parents were Robert Cosgrove Greenlease Sr. and Virginia Greenlease.


  10. He's come a long way from a harsh Georgia upbringing 0Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Eddie Edwards, director of community relations for U.S. Rep. Frank Guinta, R-N.H., at his office in Manchester last week.


  11. Kidnapping suspect on trial this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Jersey Herald

    More than five years ago, Newton business owner Jeffrey Muller was tasered, bound, shoved into the back of a 2002 Chevy Malibu and driven more than 1,200 miles to Lake Ozark, Mo., while being beaten and having a gun pressed up against his body. Muller was taken from parking lot of his Clinton Avenue pet supply store on Jan. 8, 2010, by a trio of accused kidnappers - Douglas Stangeland, Lonnie Swarnes and Andrew Wadel - who allegedly aimed to retrieve money they claimed he bilked from an associate.


  12. Watertown woman faces 4 years in prison for heroin saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watertown Daily Times

    A city woman faces 4½ years in state prison after admitting Friday in Jefferson County Court that she sold heroin. Kimberly N. Lashure, 27, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, admitting that she sold the drug Aug. 25. In addition to the prison term, she is expected to be ordered to undergo three additional years of supervision upon her release when she is sentenced April 24. Ms.


  13. Calif. mom gets 12-year sentence for baby's overdose deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    A Northern California woman whose 7-month-old son fatally overdosed on drugs he ingested has been sentenced to more than 12 years in state prison. The infant overdosed on a fatal mix of Xanax, methadone and a painkiller on Sept.


  14. Sneed exclusive: Taming of the DrewRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Chicago Sun-Times

    It's a scenario starring wife-murderer Drew Peterson , two jailhouse snitches - and featuring a murder-for-hire plot to kill feisty Will County State's Attorney James Glasgow , the prosecutor who put Peterson in jail for killing Peterson's third wife, Kathleen Savio . In an exclusive interview with the Sun-Times, a prisoner at Stateville Correctional Center described to Sneed his "involvement" in what he described as a Peterson "murder-for-hire" plot, which sounds like a script from fantasy island.


  15. Man beaten to death with tire iron in SplendoraRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Click2Houston



  16. Long Beacha s poorest zip code also one of its deadliestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Press-Telegram

    Jesse Reyes sits on the front porch of a apartment in Long Beach CA. Tuesday March 17, 2015. 1 comment

  17. SHU-shifting: An update on and overview of the Ashker v. Brown class actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Francisco Bay View

    ... legal interviews with individuals held in the SHUs (Security Housing Units) at Pelican Bay and Corcoran State Prisons, as well as by independent research. "Know Your Rights" - Art: Chriss Garcia, J-93559, PBSP SHU C1-112, P.O. Box 7500, Crescent ...


  18. OPINION: Letter: Thankful for positive coverage of facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of The Republic. Thanks for your positive press coverage of the beneficial activities being pursued by the women at the Madison Correctional Facility.


  19. Longtime KTWU producer leaving station in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Capital-Journal

    A longtime producer at KTWU public television station will be leaving in May to devote his time to making independent films and videos. Dave Kendall, who has served as executive producer at KTWU since 2001, said his last day at the station will be May 31. "I'm not retiring.


  20. Lewes man, 21, faces drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Cape Gazette

    Delaware State Police charged a 21-year-old Lewes man March 28 after finding 130 baggies of heroin in his car. Nicholas T. Exler was driving westbound on Route 24 west of Mulberry Knoll Road at 1:30 a.m. when police stopped him because his license plate light was not illuminated, said Cpl.