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  • Idaho teen held in solitary for months after murder charges

    Idaho teen held in solitary for months after murder charges
    The crime was so awful that readers of the local paper in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, complained that the details were too graphic to print. "Blood everywhere," one officer noted in a police report, describing the apartment where he'd found blood on the...
  • Arizona killer takes 2 hours to die, fueling lethal-injection debate

    A convicted murderer in Arizona gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after a lethal injection Wednesday, his attorneys and witnesses said, dying in a botched execution that prompted the governor to order an investigation and the state Supreme Court...
  • 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....
  • Beyond 'Orange is the New Black': 8 eye-opening prison books

    Beyond 'Orange is the New Black': 8 eye-opening prison books
    Like a lot of people, I got sucked in by the Netflix series "Orange Is the New Black": the totally backstabby soap operatic twists, Lea DeLaria's comedic awesomeness as Big Boo, the luminosity of Samira Wiley as Poussey (memo to execs: please cast her...
  • 'Made in L.A. 2014': Jennifer Moon continues phoenix rise at Hammer

    'Made in L.A. 2014': Jennifer Moon continues phoenix rise at Hammer
    The first time divine intervention struck, Jennifer Moon was in college. The Korean American artist had been lounging on a lower-level bunk bed in a dingy student apartment on UCLA's campus when she made a deal with a cosmic entity named Bob. "I was...
  • Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake book

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gilbert King researching second Lake book
    You might see him in the Leesburg library. Or maybe lunching at O'Keefe's Irish Pub & Restaurant in Tavares. He haunts the courthouse, too. Historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Gilbert King is an unassuming figure in jeans and black boots with his little...
  • 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...
  • Cellmate: Ex-prison doc talked about shooting judge

    PHILADELPHIA — The long, strange story of Dr. Erik von Kiel took a sinister turn Tuesday as his cellmate testified about the former Lehigh County Jail doctor's jailhouse talk of intimidating witnesses and assassinating a federal judge. Von Kiel,...
  • Jury finds Allentown man guilty of child rape

    A Lehigh County jury late Thursday found Nelson Martinez Jr. guilty of repeatedly raping a young girl, starting when she was 10 years old. Martinez, 46, of Allentown, was livid. "I'm going to appeal it," he told county Judge Kelly L. Banach moments...
  • 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...
  • 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...