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'There is little consistency' reporting federal prison deaths, says prison watchdog

CBC.ca - ‎16 hours ago‎
Families with relatives who die in federal jails aren't consistently getting the full story of what happened, sometimes waiting for a year or more for heavily censored investigation reports, Canada's correctional investigator said Thursday.
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Drew Peterson gets 40 years in prison for murder-for-hire plot

Fox News - ‎6 hours ago‎
A former suburban Chicago police officer jailed for killing his wife received a 40-year prison sentence Friday for plotting to kill the prosecutor who helped convict him of murder in 2012.
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Woman in UN bribery scandal gets 20 months in prison

Globalnews.ca - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK - A tearful U.S. citizen who bribed a top United Nations official to get support for business ventures was sentenced to 20 months in prison Friday by a judge who said bribery schemes do “substantial damage” to the U.N.'s image. Sheri Yan, 60 ...

FBI: Woman Robbed Wyoming Bank to Return to Prison

ABC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.
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Jeremy Johnson sentenced to 11 years in federal prison

Good4Utah - ‎5 hours ago‎
Friday Judge David Nuffer handed down an 11 year and 3 month prison sentence to Johnson. The judge called him the "commander-in-chief in a scheme that defrauded banks of their money.
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Nine injured in Morocco juvenile prison riot - Al Arabiya English

Al-Arabiya - ‎13 hours ago‎
Moroccan police have crushed an escape attempt by inmates at a juvenile detention centre in Casablanca, resulting in nine detainees being injured, the.

Coss Marte's ConBody is a 'prison-style' boot camp - Business Insider

Business Insider - ‎11 hours ago‎
Upon beginning his seven-year prison sentence, Coss Marte learned that he had such severe health issues that he could die of a heart attack before his release ...
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DOJ execs, church group linked to prison drugs

Inquirer.net - ‎5 hours ago‎
AT LEAST two former high-ranking officials of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and officials of the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) allegedly received millions of pesos from some high-profile inmates in exchange for special treatment, Justice Secretary ...
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Carl Williams' associate dead in Victorian jail after prison guards assaulted

9news.com.au - ‎18 hours ago‎
An underworld figure has died following an attack on two guards at a Victorian medium security prison. Hizir Ferman, 34, has been named as the inmate found dead at Loddon Prison yesterday. Ferman was a known associate of notorious murderer, Carl ...

Liam Ashley's killer 'haunted' by his victim in prison

TVNZ - ‎4 hours ago‎
Baker was convicted of murdering 17-year-old Liam Ashley in the back of a prison van in 2006, and sentenced to 18 years. In 2009 Lance Burdett was called to Paremoremo prison where Baker had taken a fellow inmate hostage, on the anniversary of ...

Prison wall built to protect jailed Hey Dad star Robert Hughes

NEWS.com.au - ‎22 hours ago‎
MAXIMUM security prison Goulburn Main has built a protective wall to prevent disgraced TV star and convicted paedophile Robert Hughes from being pelted ...
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UN Human Rights Commission slams Australia youth prison abuse

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has ordered an inquiry into the treatment of children in detention after the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) earlier this week aired video showing prison guards teargassing teenage inmates and ...

Pennsylvania Teen Gets Prison Time for Teacher Killing

ABC News - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Pennsylvania teenager has been sentenced to at least 54 years in prison for his role in the stabbing death of a sixth-grade math teacher during a burglary at her home.

Prison nurse smuggled Fifty Shades of Grey novel to secret inmate ...

Mirror.co.uk - ‎10 hours ago‎
Kimberly Hinde fell for felon Lee Stephenson when working as a substance misuse nurse and even spent an extended period of time in "consultation" with him.

Former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich has started a rock band in Colorado prison

The Denver Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
Blagojevich's activities behind bars were recently documented in an Illinois court motion as proof that the former governor is not sulking in prison and instead is making the most of his time behind bars while helping fellow inmates improve their lives.
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Two children abused in Australian prison being counter-sued by state

Reuters - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
SYDNEY Two of the six aboriginal children teargassed by police while in custody in Australia are being counter-sued by the Northern Territory government for damaging the prison in an escape attempt, according to court documents. Prison footage ...

Man sues to get license to marry Kentucky prison inmate

U.S. News & World Report - ‎9 hours ago‎
Janet Conover, a warden at the prison where Sauer is serving time, said she told Jones she had no objection to the marriage.
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Aurora man gets 6 years in prison for selling drugs near park ...

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎6 hours ago‎
A west suburban man has been sentenced to six years in prison for selling drugs near an Aurora park in 2014.

How Being a Sports Bookie Helped Me Live Comfortably in Prison

VICE - ‎11 hours ago‎
Sports gambling is a serious form of entertainment in prison. I'd guess maybe 30 percent percent of inmates bet on sports, at least where I was in the late 1990s, at Wyoming State Penitentiary.

California State Prison in Lancaster takes in animal evacuees after ...

KGO-TV - ‎9 hours ago‎
The California State Prison in Lancaster took in 50 animals that were evacuated from The Deaf Dog Rescue of America in Acton after their community was ...
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