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  • Hedge fund founder Israel loses health bid to leave prison

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former hedge fund manager Samuel Israel, who faked his own suicide to avoid prison after running a $450 million fraud, on Thursday failed to persuade a judge to shorten his 22-year sentence or set him free because prison officials are...
  • HIV-positive man charged with having sex without alerting partner

    HIV-positive man charged with having sex without alerting partner
    An inmate booked on misdemeanors last week in Orange County is now facing a felony charge after a woman came forward to report that he'd had sex with her without telling her that he is HIV positive, an arrest affidavit states. The woman came forward...
  • Driver charged in fatal Mount Pocono crash

    A Long Pond man was charged Wednesday with vehicular homicide in the death of the mother of a Pocono Mountain East High School student. The high-speed crash in which she was killed happened in Mount Pocono shortly after the school's commencement ceremony...
  • Federal judge rules against Hampton man on jail credit for drug court violations

    Federal judge rules against Hampton man on jail credit for drug court violations
    HAMPTON — A federal judge has ruled that a 29-year-old Hampton man is not entitled to more than six months of credit for time spent locked up for drug use violations as he was participating in the Hampton drug court program. The decision by U.S....
  • Allentown child rape trial opens with graphic testimony

    Jurors deciding the case of an Allentown man charged with raping a child heard graphic testimony as the trial opened Tuesday in Lehigh County Court. Nelson Martinez Jr., 46, is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl, starting when she was...
  • McKinney Wrong On Deputy Wardens

    I worked for the state of Connecticut for 39 years, starting as a correction officer and retiring as the commissioner of the Department of Correction, appointed by Gov. M. Jodi Rell and reappointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. I was taken aback reading a...
  • After first drug dose failed to kill Arizona inmate, logs show 14 more

    A convicted murderer who died in a botched execution last month in Arizona was injected with 15 separate doses of a drug combination because the initial drug protocol of one dose didn’t seem to be enough to kill him, according to documents...
  • Drug dosage 15 times higher than protocol in botched Arizona execution

    Drug dosage 15 times higher than protocol in botched Arizona execution
    Officials in Arizona injected a death row inmate last month with doses 15 times higher than the amount of drugs called for in the state's protocol for executions by lethal injection, authorities said on Friday. Lawyers for convicted double murderer...
  • Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers

    Courts going soft on pot-smokers and sellers
    Alan H. Oren was at home in Upper Mount Bethel Township when state police showed up a couple years ago and did something that, in his words, "wasn't too cool." Acting on what Oren believes was a tip from a neighbor, troopers searched a shed near his...
  • Dade Correctional back in spotlight after inmate strangling

    MIAMI An inmate at Dade Correctional Institution who pleaded to be transferred because he feared he would be killed by his cellmate was found strangled in his cell Monday, allegedly by that same cellmate. It was the latest in a series of problems at...
  • Police: Newly sentenced inmate forgot about cocaine in his pants

    A Monroe County man landed in hot water this week when he allegedly reported to prison with three bags of cocaine in his pants. Monroe County detectives said Cory Mosley, 23, of Stroudsburg, formerly of Beechwood, N.J., was sentenced Tuesday at the...