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Prisons

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  • Police: Man Performs Lewd Act Outside of Jail for Female Inmates

    Police: Man Performs Lewd Act Outside of Jail for Female Inmates
    Police have arrested a man they say exposed himself and masturbated for his incarcerated girlfriend, and other female inmates, outside of a West Michigan jail. The 47-year-old Norton Shores man was found parked in his SUV outside of the Michael E....
  • Maximum penalty is too little for family of slain boxer

    Maximum penalty is too little for family of slain boxer
    A 31-year-old man convicted by a jury of manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of a 17-year-old boxing standout last year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum of 10 years in prison. Terrance Sims said he never meant to harm Ronald Gibbs, a nationally-...
  • PBS doc shines light on shameful period in American history

    The hideous chapter in American history had passed, and the slaves were freed -- or so everyone thinks. PBS' gripping documentary "Slavery by Another Name," airing Monday, Feb. 13 (check local listings), chronicles how slavery continued in the South well...
  • No Jail Time for Wife of Hollywood Producer in Vehicular Manslaughter Case

    No Jail Time for Wife of Hollywood Producer in Vehicular Manslaughter Case
    SANTA MONICA (KTLA) -- The wife of Hollywood producer Howard Gordon -- who created Homeland and 24 -- pled no contest to misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter and will not serve time in jail. Cambria Gordon was driving in Santa Monica last July when her...
  • Suspects bound over for trial in Jennifer Heckel's death

    Suspects bound over for trial in Jennifer Heckel's death
    Billy Joe Craig Jr. and Charles Christopher Logsdon were bound over for trial on six charges, including first degree murder and robbery for the mistaken identity murder of Hutchinson mother Jennifer Heckel. Reno Co. District Court Judge Joseph...
  • Testimony shows volatile relationship between lacrosse player, girlfriend

    Testimony shows volatile relationship between lacrosse player, girlfriend
    Two months before Yeardley Love's bruised body was found in a pool of blood in her apartment near the University of Virginia, George Huguely V had violently wrestled her to the ground in a "choke hold," prosecutors said Wednesday, describing it as a...
  • State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes

    State Legislature: 2012 Session Opens With Malloy Proposing Education Reform, Pension Funding Changes
    HARTFORD — Gov.Dannel P. Malloyopened the 2012 legislative session Wednesday with plans for education reform, pension funding changes and the largest increase in funding for affordable housing since Gov. William A. O'Neill was in office more than 20...
  • Board OKs razing prison buildings

    The Board of Public Works gave the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services approval Wednesday to dismantle 14 of the 16 buildings that made up the old House of Correction in Jessup. The antiquated prison, known as "The Cut," was closed by...
  • Convicted Sex Offender Wayne Files is Facing New Charges, Previous Victims Face Him in Court

    Convicted Sex Offender Wayne Files is Facing New Charges, Previous Victims Face Him in Court
    A convicted sex offender suspected in a handful of new cases is now charged with two new felony counts against a young victim. Wayne Files was in court Wednesday to ask for a bond reduction. Three women who say they were molested by Wayne Files were in...
  • Franklin County Man Charged for Getting Unemployment Check While in Prison

    Franklin County Man Charged for Getting Unemployment Check While in Prison
    A Franklin County man is charged with receiving more $3,000 in unemployment compensation while he was in prison.  33 year old Jeffrey Zeigler, of Chambersburg received unemployment checks from February 2011 until June 2011. During that period of time,...
  • Document heist, Yeardley Love and other crime news

    Document heist, Yeardley Love and other crime news
    The big news on Tuesday was the guilty plea from Barry H. Landau, who admitted in federal court to pilfering thousands of historic documents from Baltimore and four other states. He and his accomplice were caught last year when an alert part-time, and...