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He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization

Michael L. Johnson, a gay athlete convicted of not disclosing his H.I.V. status to sexual partners, was released 25 years early and has become a galvanizing force to overhaul laws....

He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization

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Nicaragua: UN rights chief ‘deeply concerned’ over increasing criminalization of dissenters While the Nicaraguan Government claims to want to resolve its political and social unrest, dissenters continue to be arrested and convicted, clearly hindering a conducive environment for “genuine and ...
22:17, 04/28/2019

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from provincial jails, into one of the agency's three...
21:51, 07/14/2019

Why Oliver Zipse emerged as the new BMW CEO Oliver Zipse’s powers of persuasion, evident from his patient explanations with detail to reporters, will be in demand after predecessor Harald Krueger’s wavering produced unhelpful divisions on BMW’s...
14:17, 07/19/2019

"Mob Lynching Has Emerged As A Dreadful Disease," Says Mayawati Welcoming the Uttar Pradesh Law Commission-drafted Bill against lynching, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati today pitched for a stringent, pan-India legislation to arrest the spread of this.....
12:34, 07/13/2019

How the Civil Rights Act emerged in a divisive U.S. 55 years ago Tuesday marks the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act -- landmark legislation that outlawed discrimination in the United States based on race, religion, sex and national origin....
14:34, 07/02/2019

Domingo German has emerged as the Yankees’ ace — and the numbers prove it Of the dozen-odd injuries the Yankees have miraculously endured this spring, the biggest one won’t be healed anytime soon.  That’s according to general manager Brian Cashman, who revealed ...
18:17, 05/08/2019

León Viejo, The Lost City of Nicaragua That Emerged From The Ashes After 400 Years The city of León Viejo has been rediscovered and is now open to visitors. The ruins of the city are very important in the history of the Central American nation as it has some of the oldest Spanish co...
22:00, 06/13/2019

This new compound could fight potent 'superbugs' The emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria is creating a global crisis, but a newly developed compound offers fresh hope in addressing this issue....
18:51, 05/30/2019

Potent Firefox 0-day used to install undetected backdoors on Macs Enlarge / The fox animoji. (credit: Samuel Axon) Hackers exploited a pair of potent zero-day vulnerabilities in Firefox to infect Mac users with a largely undetected backdoor, according to accounts ...
01:00, 06/21/2019

Many epinephrine self-injectors still potent long after expiration date (Reuters Health) - EpiPens and other autoinjectors filled with epinephrine to treat severe allergic reactions may still be potent enough to work many months past their labeled expiration date, accordi...
23:51, 06/13/2019

Cadence of Hyrule review – potent mix of nostalgic looks and Zelda hooks Nintendo Switch; Brace Yourself Games/NintendoThis stylish, fun tribute to the Legend of Zelda saga captures the original’s excitement while injecting some serious club beatsThough made by the creator...
20:17, 06/19/2019

Bronze and Parris chemistry too potent for Scotland | Suzanne Wrack Parris will join the Ballon d’Or nominee Bronze at Lyon next season and the England pair showed exactly why they have been signed by Europe’s leading clubThere was an all too familiar ruthlessness wit...
02:17, 06/10/2019

Keep guard up against hurricanes in 2019, as risk remains potent: forecaster The Canadian Hurricane Centre has created a fresh smart phone app, and recommends people begin tracking storms as soon as they start and then monitor for shifts in direction and intensity....
11:51, 05/24/2019

Pleasure of promotion is potent despite likelihood of pain to follow | Paul Wilson Suspension of disbelief will be necessary as fans of Norwich, Sheffield United and either Aston Villa or Derby contemplate Premier League life. Luckily football supporters are good at thatIt was a pri...
12:17, 05/19/2019

Air Force Vice Chief Flies Rafale, Warns Of "Potent" Pairing With Sukhoi Vice Chief Air Marshal RKS Bhadauria said the combination of the Su-30MKI and the Rafale represented a "potent combination" and said India's enemies would be worried about such a combination...
06:51, 07/12/2019

Potent storm to trigger flooding, tornado threats in Ohio Valley, Northeast The caboose in a train of storm systems will travel from the Midwest on Wednesday to the Northeast on Thursday with concentrated heavy rain and the potential for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes....
22:17, 06/18/2019

Critics of Canadian health system discover a potent tool: social media  Nova Scotia's ratio of 257 doctors per 100,000 people is the highest in the country. And yet there were 51,119 people on a waiting list for a family physician in the province as of March 1....
18:51, 05/01/2019

The Bruins’ potent depth is giving the Blues fits, and the Stanley Cup finals are tilting Boston’s way Boston has proved to be the deepest team in the NHL's postseason, and that quality was on full display in a 7-2 thrashing of St. Louis in Game 3 that gave the Bruins a 2-1 series lead....
17:51, 06/02/2019

No injuries reported after potent quake rattles Southern California; authorities assessing scene There were no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage after a 6.4 magnitude earthquake rattled parts of Southern California and Nevada on Thursday morning....
05:00, 07/05/2019

Californians brace for aftershocks after pair of potent quakes; governor confident about federal commitment to assist state Communities in Southern California were bracing for hundreds of aftershocks Saturday after the region was rocked this week by two of the largest earthquakes felt in two decades, resulting in multiple ...
02:51, 07/07/2019

Residents say they’re troubled by the symbol often associated with lynchings (WKYC) On the corner of Bennett and Walnut Street in Ravenna, Ohio there’s a sight that has neighbors and passersby taken aback. A homeowner is displaying a noose hanging from a wooden post. It&...
11:00, 07/04/2019

Milkshakes: a delicious drink, or the new symbol of the resistance? You may think that flavoured milk is just a tasty beverage – but flavour is not the only thing pushing salesName: Milkshakes.Age: First described in the 1880s. Continue reading......
20:34, 05/20/2019

Andrew Scott: 'It’s mind-blowing being described as a sex symbol' The actor, 42, on the pleasure of acting in Fleabag, Ireland’s new progressiveness and not being the next James BondI was brought up in Dublin. My parents are from Tyrone and Mayo. I went to a Catholi...
18:51, 06/22/2019

The Yin Yang Symbol: A Philosophy of Chaos and Harmony The complementary nature of Yin and Yang are perhaps best illustrated by the iconic black-and-white yin-yang symbol. Yet, the philosophy behind the concept can apply to many things. The ancient symbol...
20:34, 06/26/2019

Are camera bumps becoming a symbol of photography prowess? Camera bumps on smartphones are a common subject for discussions among tech enthusiasts. As phones became slim and sleek, camera assemblies started protruding from the backs of devices in various shap...
16:51, 06/18/2019

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the i...
13:51, 05/27/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summ...
02:51, 05/19/2019

The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon Is a Different Kind of Status Symbol The 2019 Volkswagen Arteon looks futuristic, but it feels a callback to the old school idea of a flagship sedan that exists just because. Built with aesthetic-first mentality, it’s not for everybody. ...
19:17, 05/22/2019

These DIY Hot Glued AirPods Are Definitely Not a Status Symbol, but They Only Cost $4 to Build It doesn’t matter how easy they are to pair with your phone, paying $160 for a pair of wireless earbuds whose tiny battery dies after a year and a half just doesn’t feel worth it. Redditor Sam Cashook...
19:00, 05/31/2019

Overlooked No More: Rev. Bill Larson, Who Became a Symbol of Gay Loss in New Orleans Larson died in the city’s deadliest fire ever, at a gay bar called the Up Stairs Lounge, but his death — and those of the 31 other victims — was treated with indifference....
05:00, 06/27/2019

Coney Island is a shining symbol of NYC’s incredible success Coney Island’s fun zone, which jumps into high gear Memorial Day weekend, marks a victory of civic order over urban chaos — a milestone as precious to the city as was the rebirth of “Slime Square.” Th...
05:51, 05/26/2019

Fan could be banned for life after sneaking racist symbol onto TV: Cubs The Chicago Cubs are investigating a fan who appeared to flash a white power sign in back of a black reporter during a live broadcast, team officials said. Doug Glanville, a former outfielder for the ...
17:17, 05/08/2019

Decrepit Factory Becomes Symbol of Mexican Corruption Battle The purchase by Mexican state oil company Pemex of a fertilizer plant that still isn’t running, six years and hundreds of millions of dollars later, has emerged at an emblem of President Andrés Manuel...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Top Ocasio-Cortez Aide Becomes a Symbol of Democratic Division From his perch as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff, Saikat Chakrabarti has waged war on fellow Democrats. The party leadership has had enough....
02:00, 07/14/2019

| WATCH: Trudeau pushes back against Quebec's religious-symbol law Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has commented for the first time on Quebec's new law prohibiting public servants from wearing religious symbols. WATCH NOW....
12:00, 06/21/2019

Is the Betsy Ross flag a symbol for hate groups? Depends on who you ask The Betsy Ross flag has emerged as a flash point after Nike decided not to release shoes featuring the flag. Here's the history behind it.        ...
12:51, 07/03/2019

Cubs fan appears to gesture white power symbol live on-air A Chicago Cubs fan was spotted on-air during Tuesday night’s game against the Miami Marlins making a hand gesture that has been associated with white supremacist groups....
13:34, 05/09/2019

New Japanese Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the people New Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday, saying he felt solemn with the burden he bore but pledged to work as a symbol of the nation and the unity of its people....
05:17, 05/01/2019

Pence pays homage to Lugar, symbol of a pre-Trump era of GOP internationalism The vice president mentioned his boss just once in a eulogy for the former senator from Indiana that exemplified his uneasy role in reassuring traditional Republicans while not distancing himself from...
00:34, 05/16/2019

In Hong Kong, colonial flag still a symbol of prized values Of all the dramatic photos showing hundreds of young protesters storming Hong Kong’s legislature this week, one image makes for particularly uncomfortable viewing in Beijing: The British colonial flag...
05:51, 07/05/2019

Japan's Emperor Naruhito pledges to work as symbol of the people Japanese Emperor Naruhito formally took up his post on Wednesday a day after the abdication of his father, saying he felt a "sense of solemnity" but pledging to work as a symbol of the nation and the ...
06:51, 05/01/2019

"Mayawati National Symbol, I Respect And Love Her": Rahul Gandhi To NDTV Despite the frequent brickbats from Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati amid the ongoing election season, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday told NDTV that he "respected her contribution to......
18:17, 05/11/2019

Designed by committee, Toyota's Japan Taxi becomes an expensive Olympic symbol Toyota Motor's Japan Taxi, born in a government committee and designed to be an all-things-to-all-people cab, has become a high-priced icon of Tokyo's budget-busting 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games....
04:34, 05/22/2019

Notre Dame is becoming a symbol of Macron’s gung-ho presidency | Pauline Bock The innovation-obsessed president is at odds with most French people who would like a faithful restoration of the cathedralTo restore or to innovate? Ever since that terrible blaze laid waste to Notre...
09:00, 06/10/2019

Brazil’s Judiciary, Once Symbol of Anti-Corruption Drive, Now Faces Scrutiny Decisions by top justices have begun to turn the population against them after years in which the judiciary had grown in the population’s esteem as the face of an anti-corruption drive....
19:51, 04/28/2019

Air Force pilots drew penis-shaped symbol in the sky by accident, officials say Luke Air Force Base says its pilots didn't intend to draw a phallic shape in the sky above the Phoenix area during training earlier this week.        ...
22:34, 05/30/2019

Woman held in Poland for adding LGBT symbol to revered icon WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A protest is planned in Poland later Tuesday after police held for a few hours a human rights activist on allegations she desecrated the country’s most-revered Catholic ico...
11:00, 05/07/2019

India's trash mountains are a fetid symbol of the country's plastic problem Ravidas in New Delhi is a slum like no other. There are no fetid open sewers brimming with human waste or piles of trash lining every alley and corner. The residents of this ramshackle community run a...
03:51, 06/08/2019

A Tale of Taming Dragons, Chinese Symbol of Divine Power and Defeater of Evil The dragon is a Chinese symbol of excellence and the Chinese consider themselves to be “The Descendants of the Dragon.” In the distant past, in China, the dragon was the symbol of the emperor, while t...
21:34, 05/27/2019

Telesup school’s fake façade called ‘a symbol of Peruvian university system’ Education inspectors revealed the university had failed to get accreditation, prompting the state to order a shutdownFrom the street, the newest site of the Telesup university in Lima appeared to be a...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Nebraska school that declared candy canes ‘too religious’ pulls yearbook with Christian symbol Fifth graders at an Omaha, Nebraska middle school voted to put inspirational words shaped like a cross on the front cover of their yearbook. The cross-shaped design featured words like love, imagine, ...
16:17, 06/03/2019

Navy pilot responsible for viral phallic symbol boasted: 'We turned dinosaurs into sky penises' Two Navy aviators joked about how "awesome" it would be to draw "a giant penis" in the sky with their EA-18G Growler jet before engaging in some aerial artwork that led to viral hilarity and a discipl...
20:00, 05/14/2019

Donald Trump baby balloon: blimp is more than just protest symbol, it's a platform for good, says organiser The giant 'Trump Baby' blimp is set to fly in London again during the president's state visit – but this time it has a specific mission, its organiser said today....
14:51, 05/25/2019

Historic Catholic marker deemed 'racist symbol' removed by University of California Santa Cruz A university in California removed a historical symbol from its campus Friday in an effort to be “more inclusive” after a years-long campaign by Native American community members argued the marker hig...
17:00, 06/22/2019

InfoWars to part with Pepe the Frog – used as alt-right symbol – in $15,000 suit Cartoonist Matt Furie, who invented Pepe, wants to take his meme back from the alt-right. This lawsuit against InfoWars is his first victory.        ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

El Chapo is already on his way to supermax prison Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Shorty. The feds wasted no time in getting rid of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — tossing the Mexican druglord into a helicopter to start...
06:17, 07/18/2019

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system....
14:51, 05/24/2019

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
19:00, 05/22/2019

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
22:51, 06/13/2019

AP Debrief: Ex-officer sent to prison in Minn. A former Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed an unarmed woman who had called 911 apologized to her family on Friday. A judge brushed off a request for leniency and sentenced him to 12&frac1...
20:34, 06/10/2019

Ex-brother-in-law of former governor gets prison for rape DEDHAM, Mass. (AP) — The ex-brother-in-law of former Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick has been sentenced to up to eight years in prison for raping his estranged wife. Bernard Sigh, of Milto...
16:34, 06/25/2019

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a rebuke in European elections....
19:00, 05/27/2019

Man who cut up wife sentenced to nearly 9 years in prison OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A man who was found at a Kansas storage unit with his dismembered wife’s remains and two of their children has been sentenced to nearly nine years in prison. Thirty-six-year-...
19:34, 06/28/2019

Commander of Guantanamo Bay prison is fired Military officials say the commander of the task force that runs the prison at the U.S. Naval Station at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, has been fired for a "loss of confidence in his ability to command."...
12:17, 04/29/2019

Ex-OK State coach gets 3 months in prison A former assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State and the University of South Carolina has been sentenced to three months in prison for accepting bribes to link top players with bribe-paying manag...
21:17, 06/07/2019

Nobody Cares About Your FICO Score in Prison Cyber-incompetence isn’t a crime, and identity thieves rarely get caught. But now a least one senior executive, former Equifax U.S. Information Solutions Chief Information Officer Jun Ying, will do so...
18:17, 07/01/2019

Michael Cohen arrives at NY prison President Donald Trump's ex-lawyer has arrived at an upstate New York prison to start a three-year sentence for crimes including campaign finance violations related to hush-money payments made on...
00:34, 05/07/2019

Guantánamo Bay Prison Commander Has Been Fired Rear Adm. John C. Ring has been let go because of a “loss of confidence in his ability” to lead, the United States Southern Command said Sunday in a statement....
23:00, 04/28/2019

He spent 17 years in prison after Tiananmen. But he will not be silent. The role of the uneducated and the apolitical in the 1989 protests has often been overlooked. And their punishments were often much harsher than those endured by the high-profile student leaders....
18:34, 06/01/2019

DDoS Attacker Will Spend Two Years In Prison One of the men behind a series of 2013 attacks on games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 has been sentenced to 27 months in jail, and must pay $95,000 in restitution to another of his victims....
06:34, 07/04/2019

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison last year at the age of 46 after serving 28 years. I...
11:17, 07/08/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
02:34, 05/10/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the ...
00:17, 05/14/2019

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over ...
02:17, 07/13/2019

Man who kidnapped Jayme Closs could get life in prison A Wisconsin man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. Twenty-one-year-old Jake Patterson pleaded guilty in March to two counts of...
15:00, 05/24/2019

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish court has sentenced two Belarusian men to prison for organizing a 2017 stunt in which young adults stripped naked at Auschwitz and chained themselves together to the ...
13:51, 05/28/2019

| Disgraced Russia footballers sentenced to prison A Moscow court has found twp Russian footballers guilty of hooliganism over a night of drunken assaults and sentenced them to a year and a half in prison....
20:51, 05/08/2019

Genovese boss’ son should get at least 2 years in prison: prosecutors The son of infamous bathrobe-wearing crime boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante should serve no less than two years in prison for extorting a labor union official, Manhattan prosecutors argued ...
18:34, 07/16/2019

Lawyer: 17 wounded in prison where US-Nicaraguan man killed A Nicaraguan lawyer says 17 people who were arrested in previous anti-government protests were wounded in a prison disturbance in which a 57-year-old U.S. dual national was shot dead...
03:34, 05/18/2019

At least seven killed, 17 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison At least seven people were killed and 17 injured after shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, according to officials, who said that authorities have regained control at the pri...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Former Baltimore officer in corrupt unit goes to prison BALTIMORE (AP) — A former Baltimore police officer accused of committing crimes as part of a corrupt department unit has been sentenced to prison. The Baltimore Sun reports that U.S. D...
04:51, 05/29/2019

Prominent columnist in Turkey is released from prison ISTANBUL (AP) — A prominent Turkish journalist sent back to prison Wednesday in connection with convictions for terror charges handed last year to an opposition newspaper was released hours later. Kad...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memph...
10:51, 05/30/2019

Man faces prison in wife's disappearance on honeymoon A man whose wife disappeared while they honeymooned at sea is facing a prison sentence after pleading guilty in Florida to a federal involuntary manslaughter charge....
15:00, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sente...
19:00, 05/07/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
19:00, 05/07/2019

Massachusetts man gets 40 years in prison for raping 2 girls SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man described by a prosecutor as a “monster pedophile” has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for repeatedly raping two young girls, one o...
14:51, 06/28/2019

American who joined the Taliban is released from prison John Walker Lindh, the Californian who took up arms for the Taliban and was captured by U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of prison Thursday after more than 17 years, released under tight re...
23:17, 05/23/2019

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal ...
13:00, 06/16/2019

Mississippi man gets prison time in church arson A Mississippi man who in 2016 burned down a historically black church -- the same place that had once been vandalized with political graffiti -- was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday....
10:17, 05/03/2019

Former AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison effectively for the rest of his life Thursday, saying he secretly collected sexual images of 440 boys and molested mor...
10:34, 05/03/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after...
07:00, 05/21/2019

Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday, a local emergency services official said....
20:00, 05/07/2019

Russian embassy visits Butina in prison MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s embassy in the United States says its diplomats have visited the gun-rights activist who was sentenced to prison last week for being an unregistered agent of Russia. In a ...
16:51, 05/03/2019

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut....
17:34, 05/21/2019

A bus driver rapes, a man keeps girl captive and neither are going to prison Bus driver Shane Piche raped a 14-year-old girl. Michael Wysolovski kept a teen in sexual captivity. Neither will go to prison. Why?        ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
01:34, 07/19/2019

Ex-AAU coach gets life in prison for sexual abuse Greg Stephen, a former influential youth basketball coach in Iowa, was sentenced to 180 years in federal prison, the maximum penalty he faced on sexual exploitation and pornography charges....
02:17, 05/03/2019

Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ Matt Bozeat on the lessons Kid Galahad has learned from the Ingle gym The post Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ appeared first on Boxing News....
17:51, 06/10/2019

Prosecutors want El Chapo to rot in prison for life — plus 30 years Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should be sentenced to life behind bars — plus 30 years, according to prosecutors. Guzman, 62, already faces a mandatory minimum of life b...
06:17, 07/11/2019

Man who sang about woman’s slaying sentenced to prison SOMERVILLE, N.J. — A New Jersey man who ordered pizza and posted a video of himself singing after killing a woman is going to prison. A judge on Thursday sentenced 20-year-old Tamar Reaves of Franklin...
13:51, 05/17/2019

Turkey says UAE spy suspect committed suicide in prison A man held by Turkey on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has committed suicide by hanging himself in prison, the Istanbul prosecutor's office said on Monday....
12:17, 04/29/2019

| 'El Chapo' enters US supermax prison in Colorado Fallen Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was locked at the ADX federal maximum security prison in the US state of Colorado, where he will spend the rest of his days....
13:34, 07/20/2019

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the pote...
20:00, 06/14/2019

Man arrested during Nicaraguan protest killed in prison A Nicaraguan-American man arrested for taking part in protests against Nicaragua’s government has been killed by a bullet in a prison north of the capital amid disturbances that left six prison offici...
07:17, 05/17/2019

Arizona transfers 716 from prison with lock problems PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has transferred more than 700 inmates from Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems to other prisons. The prisoners were moved from o...
05:17, 05/17/2019

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
02:00, 06/13/2019

Oklahoma mom gets life in prison for attacking daughter An Oklahoma woman accused of stabbing her 11-year-old daughter 50 to 70 times, hitting her in the head with an ax and then setting their home on fire has been sentenced to life in prison....
19:51, 05/16/2019

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Not Impeached, Says Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving quickly to quell impeachment talk in her Democratic caucus, telling colleagues she wants to see President Donald Trump "in prison" but not impeached and......
05:51, 06/07/2019

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Italian mafia boss escapes from prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
06:34, 06/25/2019

Texas man who threatened Trump from prison gets 37 months LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — A Texas man who threatened President Donald Trump from a Louisiana prison has been sentenced to just over three years in federal prison. Prosecutors say 24-year-old Buddy Keit...
23:34, 06/25/2019

Physician assistant gets prison for prescription kickbacks CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A former physician assistant has been sentenced to four years in prison for receiving more than $49,000 from a drug manufacturer in exchange for writing more than 700 fentanyl spr...
17:51, 06/04/2019

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell....
13:17, 07/17/2019

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Mexico’s El Chapo sentenced to life in prison NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced t...
18:51, 07/17/2019

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
00:51, 06/06/2019

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whethe...
06:51, 06/06/2019

Pelosi says she wants to see Trump 'in prison' but not impeached – live The House speaker is reportedly under pressure from the judiciary committee chair to impeach the presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.42pm BST Washington governor and presi...
18:00, 06/06/2019

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. l...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Myanmar frees 2 Reuters journalists from prison Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison.        ...
06:00, 05/07/2019

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years i...
17:34, 06/06/2019

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if i...
23:17, 05/22/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January....
01:17, 05/05/2019

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
08:51, 07/10/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has ...
01:34, 05/23/2019

N Carolina transgender inmate to transfer to women’s prison RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prison officials in North Carolina are honoring the wishes of a transgender inmate and transferring her to a women’s prison. The state’s Department of Public Safety on...
01:00, 05/25/2019

Jury set to deliberate in fatal Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jury deliberations are set to begin in the trial of an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware’s maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other st...
23:17, 05/21/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
04:34, 05/18/2019

SunTrust to stop financing private prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with ...
21:51, 07/08/2019

Canadian gets to 9 years in prison in Nepal for abusing boys A Nepal court has sentenced a Canadian aid worker to 9 years in prison after he was convicted of sexually abusing 2 boys who were found at his home last year...
08:00, 07/09/2019

SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with ...
00:34, 07/09/2019

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
05:34, 05/22/2019

Wisc. man gets life in prison in Jayme Closs case A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. (May 24)        ...
02:51, 05/25/2019

‘American Taliban’ to be freed from federal prison this week Infamous “American Taliban” John Phillip Walker Lindh, who abandoned his California home to fight with Osama bin Laden and the Taliban, will be sprung from a federal prison this Thursday. Lindh, 38, w...
01:51, 05/22/2019

Ex-police officer gets prison for paying teen girls for sex BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland man who pleaded guilty to paying two teenage girls for sex while he was employed as a police officer in Washington, D.C., has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison. ...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Teen convicted of decapitating classmate gets life in prison SALEM, Mass. — A Massachusetts teenager convicted of fatally stabbing and then decapitating a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in prison. Eighteen-year-old Mathew Borges, of Lawrence, ...
09:34, 07/10/2019

The Latest: Dissident joins protest after prison release HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, headed ...
07:17, 06/17/2019

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit mor...
05:34, 06/20/2019

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch M...
06:51, 06/20/2019

Pelosi's Trump 'in prison' comment no issue for Dem Rep. Cicilline Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., is defending House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after comments that she wanted to see President Trump in prison rather than impeached....
19:34, 06/09/2019

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected Pakistani court rejects a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence on health grounds in corruption case...
20:51, 06/20/2019

As a prison doctor, Amanda Brown knows compassion is the best medicine A mid-life career leap into the prison service opened this GP’s eyes and heartFor Dr Amanda Brown, a village GP in Buckinghamshire, the idea of working in a prison was so off the radar that when the o...
18:51, 06/08/2019

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports manage...
06:17, 06/08/2019

Trump Sat Down With Time Magazine and Then Threatened a Reporter With Prison Time magazine was supposed to have an innocent little sit down with President Trump, but of course nothing involving the overlord of the White House can be innocent or easy or not involve the presiden...
23:00, 06/21/2019

Satanic Panic Freezes Sale of Witches' Prison Once a prison for people (mostly women) accused of witchcraft, what is held to be Britain’s most haunted house is up for sale - again. ...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Prison: Tow truck driver assaulted women who called for tow A tow truck driver has been sentenced to six years in prison after being convicted of sexually assaulting three women who had called him to tow their cars....
00:51, 06/11/2019

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environm...
00:34, 06/20/2019

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
11:00, 06/12/2019

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carr...
00:51, 06/16/2019

Craig Carton says ‘I believe in redemption’ before starting prison term Disgraced radio host Craig Carton released a statement on Friday — just days before he heads to the slammer — saying he believes in “redemption and earning second chances.” “I made m...
02:34, 06/15/2019

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
01:51, 06/14/2019

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlie...
07:00, 06/18/2019

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Paul Manafort in solitary confinement in Manhattan prison Paul Manafort is holed up in solitary confinement at a Manhattan prison — and he’s expected to remain at the lockup as his mortgage-fraud case plays out, his lawyer and the Department of Justice...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Prosecutors give up on more trials in Delaware prison riot DOVER, Del. (AP) — Prosecutors will press no further charges after a series of trial losses against inmates accused in deadly rioting at Delaware’s maximum-security prison in 2017. The state att...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
21:00, 06/12/2019

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesd...
22:00, 07/10/2019

RPT-Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017, court documents show and sources w...
07:51, 06/24/2019

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago....
16:00, 06/06/2019

Special prosecutors to review prison riot where 7 killed BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two retired prosecutors have been hired to review the criminal investigation into the April 2018 prison riot where seven inmates were killed. Corrections Department Director B...
19:51, 05/31/2019

Turkey frees former NASA scientist from prison: ruling Turkey has released Turkish-American, former NASA scientist Serkan Golge from jail with conditions, according to a court ruling seen by Reuters on Wednesday, in a step that could lead to an easing of ...
00:34, 05/30/2019

U.S. activist faces up to 20 years in prison for harboring migrants An Arizona activist charged with harboring two undocumented migrants faces trial on Wednesday in a case likely to set a precedent over what aid U.S. citizens can give to illegal border crossers....
21:00, 05/29/2019

Auschwitz protesters get prison time for naked stunt WARSAW, Poland — On a cold day in March 2017, a group of young adults stripped naked at the former Auschwitz death camp and chained themselves together to the “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as o...
01:17, 05/29/2019

Man gets 8 years in prison for wife’s disappearance during honeymoon trip at sea A man whose wife disappeared on their honeymoon at sea was sentenced Tuesday to eight years in prison. Lewis Bennett, 41, was ordered to prison Tuesday in Miami federal court after pleading guilty to ...
18:17, 05/28/2019

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sent...
12:17, 06/29/2019

Rwandan man gets eight years in U.S. prison for lying about genocide role A Rwandan man was sentenced on Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of concealing his involvement in the African nation's 1994 genocide in hopes of gaining asylum in the Uni...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Prison date set for former UA assistant coach Book Richardson TUCSON – A prison date for former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson has been set in the college basketball corruption case. According to documents, Richardson must report to the Otisvi...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning plead for her release from prison Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning's lawyers are asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to remand her to prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury in the WikiLeaks pr...
02:51, 06/01/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ous...
03:00, 06/01/2019

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
00:51, 06/02/2019

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young ath...
14:17, 06/06/2019

Cardinal Pell back in prison while judges consider appeal Cardinal George Pell will remain behind bars while an Australian appeals court considers whether to overturn his conviction on five charges of sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s....
12:17, 06/06/2019

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
22:34, 06/24/2019

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-foun...
04:34, 06/05/2019

Ex-Chicago Council member gets year in prison for corruption CHICAGO (AP) — A former Chicago City Council member has been sentenced to a year and one day prison after pleading guilty to corruption charges. U.S. District Judge Jorge Alonso sentenced 66-year-old ...
04:51, 06/25/2019

Reputed mob boss escapes prison in Uruguay: report A reputed Italian mob boss known as the “cocaine king of Milan” escaped from a prison in Uruguay Sunday while he was waiting to be extradited to Italy after living in the South American country for ov...
12:00, 06/25/2019

The Latest: Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on sentencing for a man who admitted throwing a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in April (all times local): 10:25 a.m. A man who threw a ...
17:34, 06/03/2019

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled with toothpaste and then posted footage of the inciden...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Jayme Closs’s Kidnapper Gets Life in Prison Without Parole “I was smarter,” Jayme said in a statement at the sentencing hearing for Jake Patterson, who pleaded guilty to abducting her and killing her parents....
06:00, 05/25/2019

Reuters reporters freed from Myanmar prison: witnesses Two Reuters reporters who were jailed in Myanmar on convictions of breaking the Official Secrets Act were freed Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars, according to witnesses. ...
07:51, 05/07/2019

Killer released from prison, dubbed too old to be dangerous, kills again A man who spent decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife was released after being deemed too old to pose a threat — only to be convicted this week of a nearly identical crime. It took jur...
02:00, 07/19/2019

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was ...
19:00, 06/20/2019

Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state. The Tacoma Police Department ...
21:51, 07/13/2019

Socialite scammer Anna Delvey has been sentenced to prison AP Photo/Richard Drew Anna Delvey was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for her fake heiress scam. Delvey — whose real name is Anna Sorokin — was convicted of eight charges related ...
23:34, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over ...
03:51, 07/14/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that H...
17:17, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services...
21:17, 05/09/2019

Guaidó deputy towed in car to prison in Venezuela crackdown Edgar Zambrano is first politician to be arrested since failed uprising against Nicolás Maduro last weekVenezuelan intelligence agents have detained the vice-president of the opposition-run national a...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Sports of The Times: The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
21:00, 05/03/2019

Ex-Officer in Florida Gets 25 Years in Prison for Killing Black Man Nouman Raja, a former Palm Beach Gardens police officer, was convicted of manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder in the 2015 shooting of Corey Jones, 31....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Julian Assange starts extradition fight from prison Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets under...
22:17, 05/02/2019

Cohen’s prison reality: ‘The Situation’ and Shabbat services NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer will serve his prison sentence alongside “The Situation” from “Jersey Shore” and the fraudster behind the...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Rapper whose show ended in shootout sentenced to prison A Tennessee rapper whose Arkansas performance ended in a shootout has been sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a gun during the show nearly two years ago...
16:17, 05/10/2019

Deniz Yücel: Erdogan let me be tortured in Turkish prison German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel says that he was tortured during his near year-long detention in Turkey. In court testimony seen by DW, he holds Turkish President Erdogan personally responsible ...
15:51, 05/10/2019

German heiress impostor sentenced to prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday to 4 to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
15:00, 05/10/2019

Nelson Mandela Prison Drawing Sells For $112,575 In New York A drawing by late South African president Nelson Mandela of the door of his prison cell on Robben Island - where he was held for 18 years - sold on Thursday in New York for $112,575....
13:51, 05/03/2019

Woman accused of killing Kim Jong Nam released from prison A Vietnamese woman accused of killing Kim Jong Un’s half-brother with a nerve agent was headed home Friday after serving time behind bars for the stunt. Doan Thi Huong’s release from a Malaysian priso...
18:17, 05/03/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection with a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was ar...
00:51, 05/07/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
22:17, 05/04/2019

Person avoids prison in college bribery sentencing Ex-Auburn assistant Chuck Person was sentenced to community service during two years of supervised release for accepting $91,500 in bribes as part of the college corruption scandal....
21:51, 07/17/2019

Arkansan prison guards to keep jobs after #FeelingCute posts LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Corrections says none of the state prison officers who posted selfies online with captions joking about solitary confinement and sex...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Myanmar Freed Two Reporters From Prison. It’s Not a Paradigm Shift. Activists said the release of two Reuters journalists did not mean broad improvement for freedom of expression and other rights that are in jeopardy in Myanmar....
19:51, 05/07/2019

Madonna’s Lower East Side ‘bro’ is out of prison after 20 years Should Madonna need a new personal trainer, she need look no further than her old friend, ex-con Lamont Clarke. The kid who grooved with the mega star on the rooftop of her building on the Lower East ...
02:17, 07/17/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
10:17, 05/07/2019

Phoenix man sentenced to life in prison for murder of wife TUCSON – A Phoenix man found guilty of killing his wife in February 2018 was sentenced to life in prison. Leroy Calderon Jr. was also sentenced to 19 ½ years for other charges. Officials said Ca...
09:51, 05/07/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison SAN DIEGO (AP) — An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison. Ariel Boiteux wa...
03:17, 05/07/2019

Journalists reunited with families after 500 days in Myanmar prison Two journalists jailed in Myanmar for breaking state-secrets laws while investigating a Rohingya massacre have been reunited with their families after spending more than 500 days behind bars....
09:34, 05/07/2019

Reuters reporters jailed for more than 500 days freed from prison Two journalists from Reuters — who had been detained in Myanmar after reporting about the killing of Muslim men in western Rakhine State — were released from prison on Tuesday local time. Wa Lone, 33,...
06:34, 05/07/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’s maximum-security prison. A state police investig...
00:34, 05/08/2019

Oxygen greenlights Kim Kardashian prison reform documentary NEW YORK (AP) — Oxygen Media has greenlighted a two-hour documentary that will capture Kim Kardashian West’s efforts to free prisoners she believes were wrongly accused. It’s a move by the...
02:34, 05/08/2019

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach Chuck Person has avoided prison in a bribery scandal that has touched some of the biggest schools in college basketball.     &#...
19:51, 07/17/2019

DW contributor Pelin Ünker: Prison sentence overturned In January, Ünker had been sentenced to 13 months in prison for her reporting on offshore companies in Malta as part of the international “Paradise Papers“ investigations....
16:17, 05/08/2019

Journalists jailed in Myanmar released after more than 500 days in prison Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested on the evening of Dec. 12, 2017, at the time when they were working on an investigation into the massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in the conflict-torn ...
08:17, 05/07/2019

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017....
19:00, 07/17/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
07:17, 05/07/2019

| Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison Once one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was jailed for life - the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century....
17:51, 07/17/2019

Trial beginning for 1 of 3 defendants left in prison riot Jurors in the trial of one of three remaining inmate defendants in a deadly riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison should use their common sense in deciding guilt or innocence, a prosecutor said M...
21:17, 05/06/2019

| Former All Black given suspended prison term for domestic violence Former All Black Carl Hayman was handed a four-month suspended prison sentence for domestic violence with the ex-Toulon star admitting to "a problem with alcohol"...
23:17, 05/06/2019

Only Hispanic prison population rising, blacks, whites down The Hispanic population has doubled since 1990 and in the last 10 years has become the only race that has also seen growth in prison inmates, a break from the trend in shrinking black and white prison...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Man dubbed 'Broadway Bandit' arrested after prison release A dying New Yorker dubbed the "Broadway Bandit" has been arrested in a bank robbery that occurred only nine days after his release from prison where he served time for robbing five banks....
06:17, 05/15/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, also faces possible extradition....
00:51, 05/02/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court.....
09:17, 05/13/2019

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
15:51, 07/19/2019

Julians Assange gets 50 weeks in prison, will fight extradition A British judge has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for jumping bail in 2012.        ...
19:51, 05/01/2019

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
05:34, 07/11/2019

Judge: New York man who raped 14-year-old gets no prison time A New York judge has ruled that a school bus driver who raped a 14-year-old student will serve no time in prison. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Ex-NSA contractor gets nine years in prison for stealing classified documents A former contractor for the National Security Agency was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison with three years of supervised release, a result of a plea deal for stealing troves of classif...
02:17, 07/20/2019

Man convicted for killing girlfriend sentenced to life in prison TUCSON – The Tucson man convicted for murdering his girlfriend in 2016 was sentenced to life in prison on Monday. On Nov. 21, 2016, Chet Maley, 25, was taken into custody for second-degree murde...
11:00, 05/14/2019

See Every Photo From Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino's Prison Journey Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino may be in federal prison, but he's not letting that stop him from constantly smiling. The Jersey Shore star surrendered himself to authorities......
06:51, 05/15/2019

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.        ...
17:34, 07/12/2019

Tucson man sentenced to life in prison in girlfriend’s death TUCSON – A man was sentenced Friday morning to natural life in the killing of his girlfriend in 2017. On June 11, Mario Jesus Dorame was found guilty of killing Maria Dolores Escobedo. Mario Jesus Dor...
18:51, 07/12/2019

The prison where women say guards and medical staff preyed on them Former inmates at a California prison allege a range of sexual abuses by employees – from overt assault to subtle misconduct – made easy by the toxic power dynamicsIn 2011, Michele Infante was incarce...
09:51, 05/02/2019

El Chapo seen for last time before heading to Colorado supermax prison Adios, El Chapo! Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman took in the sights of New York City one last time early Friday before he was loaded onto an NYPD helicopter and shipped off to supermax pris...
18:17, 07/19/2019

Man who stabbed Petra Kvitova gets 8-year prison term A court in the Czech Republic convicted a man of knifing two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in her home and sentenced him to eight years in prison        ...
15:17, 05/17/2019

Assange sentenced to nearly a year in prison for jumping bail WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange also faces a hearing on extradition to the United States, where he is charged with conspiring to hack a government computer....
22:34, 05/01/2019

Russian Spy Maria Butina Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison (WASHINGTON) — In a quivering voice, Maria Butina begged for leniency, casting herself as a comparative innocent caught up in a massive geopolitical power game. Prosecutors held a dimmer view, s...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern....
22:00, 07/12/2019

Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder A former Texas A&M football player has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Dallas jogger who was hacked to death with a machete in 2015        ...
01:00, 05/02/2019

350 weapons were seized in an Alabama prison. A week later, stabbings continued. On Friday, 11 inmates were involved in an assault that resulted in the stabbings of three Holman prisoners, Alabama Department of Corrections said.        ...
01:00, 05/01/2019

Paul Manafort transferred to federal prison in lower Manhattan Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager, has been moved from a federal lockup in Pennsylvania to a lower Manhattan prison, a source said. Manafort, who was sentenced to more than seve...
07:17, 06/18/2019

3 White Supremacists Get Prison Time for Charlottesville Rally Violence Three members of the white supremacist group Rise Above Movement were sentenced to more than two years in prison on Friday for attacking protesters at the 2017 “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesvil...
20:51, 07/20/2019

Man could face 7 years in prison if convicted in nanny spycam case The husband of a Manhattan prosecutor could face criminal charges after he and his wife allegedly videotaped their nanny undressing and showering in their bathroom, The Post has learned....
04:17, 06/02/2019

El Chapo: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison US district judge imposed life sentence plus 30 years at hearing in federal Brooklyn courtJoaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that ...
18:00, 07/17/2019

China Installs AI Surveillance In Prison To Make Escape "Impossible" The Yancheng prison in China has installed cameras in every cell in an attempt to use AI or artificial intelligence to govern inmates. The "smart jail" system involves a network of surveillance......
15:51, 05/06/2019

Michael Cohen set to begin serving sentence at cushy prison Former President Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is scheduled to check in Monday at a federal lockup in Otisville, NY, where he will begin serving a three-year stint for crimes including campaign finance v...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Trump's former lawyer Cohen to report to prison for hush payments Michael Cohen, the lawyer who once vowed to "take a bullet" for President Donald Trump but now calls him a "con man," on Monday will begin serving a three-year prison sentence for arranging hush payme...
12:51, 05/06/2019

Notorious Genovese boss’ son gets prison for shakedown of union official Vinny “The Chin” Gigante’s love child, who is a reputed high-level wiseguy in the Genovese crime family, was handed a two-year prison sentence on Friday for what prosecutors described as a 16-year sha...
22:17, 07/19/2019

Michael Cohen set to head to minimum-security prison on Monday President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen heads to jail on Monday to begin serving a three-year sentence for campaign-finance violations, tax evasion, bank fraud and lying to Congress....
23:00, 05/05/2019

'Orange is the New Black': Piper leaves prison in Season 7 trailer Piper is trying to get back on her feet after being released from prison in the latest trailer for the seventh and final season of Netflix's "Orange is the New Black."...
00:00, 06/27/2019

Alleged UAE spy kills himself in Istanbul prison, Turkish state media says A man arrested on suspicion of spying for the United Arab Emirates has allegedly died by suicide while imprisoned in Turkey, the country's state prosecutor and its state-run news agency Anadolu said M...
23:17, 04/29/2019

Uruguayan prison chief quits after Italian mobster escapes MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — The director of Uruguay’s prison system has resigned following the escape of a top Italian organized crime boss from the jail where he was being held while awaiting ex...
23:34, 06/25/2019

New Jersey woman who connected would-be terrorists with ISIS gets 48 months in prison A New Jersey woman who communicated on Facebook with members of ISIS under the name "Umm Nutella" only weeks after she pleaded guilty to connecting US-based extremists with the terrorist group was sen...
04:00, 06/27/2019

Michael Cohen reports to federal prison to serve sentence With more than two hours to spare, Michael Cohen arrived Monday at a federal penitentiary in upstate Otisville to begin serving his three-year prison sentence. President Trump’s former lawyer and “fix...
01:51, 05/07/2019

UK prison guards smell a rat and find rodents stuffed with drugs Suspected organized criminals have been stuffing the bodies of dead rats with drugs, phones and cash and throwing them over the walls of a British prison to get contraband to inmates, the government s...
20:17, 04/28/2019

New Zealand spent more than $700,000 on slushy machines to keep prison guards cool New Zealand’s Department of Corrections is being criticized for spending more than $700,000 on slushy machines to reduce staff discomfort and tension that could lead to inmate violence....
19:51, 04/29/2019

Hong Kong dissident joins protest after prison release Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, joined protesters gathered near Hong Kong's government headquarters after his release from prison. (June 17) ...
14:17, 06/17/2019

Michael Cohen begins 3-year federal prison term President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen spoke briefly to reporters before he was taken to federal prison Monday morning on campaign finance violations, tax evasion and other ch...
01:34, 05/07/2019

Judge: 1 year of prison for suspect in David Ortiz shooting SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they are closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of Red Sox baseball great David Ortiz as he reco...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing methadone treatment for her heroin addiction whil...
07:51, 06/08/2019

Ex-NSA contractor sentenced to nine years in prison for stealing secret documents A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison for stealing classified material over more than two decades in what may be the largest breach of classified in...
04:00, 07/20/2019

El Chapo, the Notorious Drug Kingpin, Has Been Sentenced to Life in Prison in the U.S. Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman, the notorious drug lord who twice escaped from Mexican prisons, will spend the rest of his life behind bars in the United States. Guzman, 62, was sentenced Wedne...
16:51, 07/17/2019

American who helped Islamic State gets 4-year prison term NEW YORK (AP) — An American woman who admitted supporting the Islamic State has been sentenced to four years in prison over the objection of prosecutors who wanted her locked up for decades. Sinmyah A...
18:51, 06/26/2019

Amanda Knox arrives in Italy for first time since prison release Amanda Knox has set foot in Italy for the first time since being released from prison in 2011, following her acquittal over the murder of British student Meredith Kercher....
12:51, 06/13/2019

Man who shared video of Christchurch shooting sentenced to 21 months in prison Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gunman on March 15 as he began killing 51 people at two mosques....
10:00, 06/18/2019

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.        ...
15:51, 06/18/2019

Trump calls Pelosi a ‘disgrace’ to her family over ‘prison’ comments President Trump blasted Nancy Pelosi anew on Friday for telling colleagues she wants to see him sent to prison, this time calling the House speaker a “disgrace” to her family. ...
19:34, 06/07/2019

‘Fatal Attraction’ killer Carolyn Warmus released from prison “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus — a Westchester County schoolteacher who infamously murdered her lover’s wife in 1989 — has been released from prison this week and is headed to th...
23:17, 06/18/2019

Man who killed Arizona federal prison inmate gets life term TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Kentucky man who recently pleaded guilty to killing a federal inmate in Arizona six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old Dana Loui...
06:34, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong released from prison HONG KONG (AP) — Joshua Wong, a leading figure in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, has been released from prison. Wong’s release from the Lai Chi Kok Correctional Facilit...
07:17, 06/17/2019

The Latest: Ex-Stanford coach avoids prison in bribery case BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the former Stanford sailing coach’s sentencing for his role in the college admissions bribery scheme (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A former head sailing coach at Stanf...
21:51, 06/12/2019

Former Democratic aide headed to prison for 'doxing' five Republican senators A former aide to two Democratic members of Congress will receive a sentence of four years in prison for data theft after pleading guilty to five felony charges linked to 'doxing' — or releasing person...
02:34, 06/20/2019

AAU basketball coach who sexually exploited more than 400 boys gets 180 years in prison Greg Stephen, who oversaw the elite Iowa Barnstormers program, was said by the judge to have “exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades.”...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Michael Cohen set to share a prison with ‘The Situation,’ Billy McFarland On Monday, Michael Cohen checks in to the federal prison in Otisville, NY with fellow inmates “The Situation,” Fyre Festival fraudster Billy McFarland, and former state Senate leader Dean Skelos....
00:17, 05/04/2019

Maryland officials: Inmate killed in prison-yard altercation CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a Maryland inmate is dead after violence involving a cluster of criminals on a prison exercise yard. Maryland State Police said Sunday that 33-year-old inmate He...
21:00, 06/09/2019

Vietnam suspect in Kim Jong Nam murder trial freed from prison A woman charged with the murder of Kim Jong Nam, the half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has been released from prison. She had been in custody for two years before charges against her we...
05:17, 05/03/2019

Federal prison guard indicted for beating inmate in Texas A former federal prison guard is facing criminal charges for allegedly beating an inmate at an East Texas facility and then falsifying a report about it....
02:17, 05/03/2019

See Kim Kardashian Explain How She Selects Prison Inmates Who "Deserve a Second Chance" It's been almost a year since Alice Johnson was released from federal prison, but Kim Kardashian is still thinking about her story. "I told my dad years ago that I was really into......
22:17, 05/02/2019

Missouri woman to spend life in prison after plea agreement A Missouri woman will spend the rest of her life in prison after admitting that prosecutors had evidence to convict her of killing a mentally disabled man in what authorities believe was part of a com...
03:17, 06/20/2019

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time A South Sudan court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison after being accused of inciting an uprising behind bars in the capital, Juba....
15:00, 06/11/2019

Inmate charged in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death."...
00:51, 05/04/2019

| 'Terrorist' attack on high-security Niger prison foiled Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter....
23:17, 05/13/2019

Former Trump fixer Michael Cohen to report for prison on Monday The lawyer who paid off porn stars on the president’s behalf is to begin a three-year sentence in upstate New YorkMichael Cohen, the former longtime aide to Donald Trump, is scheduled to report to fed...
10:00, 05/05/2019

Former YouTube star sentenced to 10 years in prison over child porn A one-time YouTube star is facing the consequences of apparent abuse of his audience. A judge has sentenced acapella cover producer Austin Jones to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty in Febru...
01:34, 05/05/2019

NSA contractor sentenced to prison for huge theft of classified U.S. data A former National Security Agency contractor was sentenced in Maryland to nine years in prison on Friday for stealing huge amounts of classified material from U.S. intelligence agencies over two decad...
01:00, 07/20/2019

Leaders of white supremacist prison gang charged in killings SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say leaders of a notorious white supremacist gang have been charged with directing killings and drug smuggling from within California’s most secure ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

N.S.A. Contractor Who Hoarded Secrets at Home Is Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison The case of Harold T. Martin III, who took home classified material undetected for nearly 20 years, was a major embarrassment for security officials....
22:34, 07/19/2019

Stanford's former sailing coach gets one day in prison for role in admissions scandal John Vandemoer admitted to agreeing to help students gain Stanford entry in exchange for money for his sailing programA former head sailing coach at Stanford has been sentenced for his role in a sweep...
00:17, 06/13/2019

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnatio...
23:51, 06/12/2019

New Jersey man sentenced to life in prison in 2016 murder of former classmate The New Jersey man convicted earlier this year of strangling his former classmate to death then tossing her body off a bridge, staging a suicide scene, was sentenced Friday to life in prison without t...
17:00, 06/22/2019

As prison looms, prosecutors refuse final meeting with Cohen WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Cohen’s lawyer says federal prosecutors have rebuffed last-ditch requests to meet before President Donald Trump’s former attorney reports to prison Monday. Attorn...
17:17, 05/04/2019

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Nancy Pelosi Tells Democrats: Report Donald Trump should be sent to "prison," US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told fellow Democrats in a closed-door meeting about whether to launch impeachment proceedings against the president, Politico......
03:34, 06/07/2019

After Man Dies In Prison, Body Returned Without Heart, Brain And Throat Everett Palmer had traveled from his home in Delaware to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on April 7 to resolve an outstanding DUI warrant from 2016, his family told The Washington Post on Thursday....
05:51, 06/07/2019

Lawyer Gets 14 Years in Prison for Extorting Millions From Porn Pirates So ends one of the strangest piracy cases of the past few years, with lawyer turned lawbreaker Paul Hansmeier catching a whopping 168-month sentence for his role in a bizarre extortion scheme targetin...
21:17, 06/18/2019

Nancy Pelosi tells Democrats: I want Trump 'in prison' but not impeached House speaker reportedly told Democrats ‘I don’t want to see him impeached’ in a closed-door meetingFollow the latest in US politics – liveThe House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, has told Democrats calling f...
06:51, 06/07/2019

'Building over history': the prison graveyard buried under a Texas suburb The graveyard’s discovery was vindication for historian Reginald Moore, but it prompted a battle against those who prefer Sugar Land’s past remain buriedBehind a supermarket and across a highway from ...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Thai tycoon gets additional year in prison in poaching case A Thai construction tycoon has been sentenced to an additional one year in prison for bribing a park ranger in relation to a high-profile case of poaching endangered animals in a wildlife sanctuary la...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Rogue Mont Blanc climbers could face two years in prison Climbers scaling Europe's highest peak, Mont Blanc, without having booked a room in one of the shelters on the mountain could face two years in prison and a €300,000 ($335,000) fine under new rules to...
02:17, 06/02/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in U.S. to 5 years prison over Hewlett-Packard fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of Auto...
04:51, 05/14/2019

Dutch crime boss Willem Holleeder gets life in prison The sisters of Dutch crime lord Willem Holleeder played a key role in securing a conviction against him for multiple murders. The 61-year-old Holleeder is best known for kidnapping Freddy Heineken dec...
00:00, 07/05/2019

El Chapo is lying about prison life to plot an escape: prosecutors Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman is only whining about his lack of earplugs and outdoor activity as an elaborate ruse to escape prison ahead of sentencing, according to a new court filing. Guzman...
21:00, 05/24/2019

Seminary student who left newborn to die in trash can gets 5 years in prison A cruel seminary student who left her daughter to die in a trash can at a Texas dormitory will spend five years in prison for her child’s “horrific and inhumane” death, prosecutors said. Natalie...
14:51, 07/11/2019

Transgender inmate sues; seeks transfer to female prison EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A transgender prisoner is suing Illinois’ Department of Corrections, accusing it of doing too little to protect her from abuse for over 15 years and requesting an ord...
22:34, 05/14/2019

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh is released from prison The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
15:00, 05/24/2019

Trump Tried To Stop Early Release Of "American Taliban" From US Prison John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was freed early from federal prison on Thursday after serving 17 years amid concerns he might still harbor......
06:51, 05/24/2019

Las Vegas businessman gets 50 years prison in $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former Las Vegas medical billing company operator who prosecutors called the ringleader of a $1.5 billion Ponzi scheme that bilked thousands of Japanese residen...
03:34, 05/24/2019

El Chapo petitions judge to grant him more rights inside prison Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán is griping about conditions in prison, asking a judge, among other things, to force the Metropolitan Correctional Center to sell him a real pair...
17:17, 05/10/2019

23 Inmates Killed in Venezuelan Prison Uprising, Says Rights Group (CARACAS, Venezuela) — A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail Friday left at least 23 prisoners dead, a prisoner rights groups said. The cla...
00:34, 05/25/2019

German heiress imposter sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for larceny A woman who posed as a German heiress to enter Manhattan's elite society was sentenced Thursday from four to 12 years in prison for defrauding banks, hotels and friends of thousands of dollars....
10:17, 05/10/2019

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted for raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, Tucson Police Depa...
23:00, 05/20/2019

American accused of being a spy says he's being threatened, abused in Russian prison Accused of espionage, Paul Whelan says he is being threatened and abused in a Russian prison and that his continued detainment is akin to political kidnapping.        ...
18:00, 05/25/2019

'Embodiment of evil': Jayme Closs kidnapper sentenced to die in prison A Wisconsin judge sentenced Jake Patterson to two terms of life imprisonment on Friday for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and murdering her parents, describing him as "one of the most dangerous me...
16:51, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 3-SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with t...
23:51, 07/08/2019

Brittany Zamora sentenced to 20 years in prison for sex with teen student A former Arizona teacher was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for having sex multiple times with one of her students, a 13-year-old boy. The sentence, the minimum that 28-year-old Brittany Zamor...
09:00, 07/13/2019

Family of Maria Escobedo speaks out after murderer gets life in prison TUCSON – Maria Escobedo was known as kind, nice and loving. She was a family woman, a mother and a grandma. The brother of Escobedo, Jose Tellez was emotional as he talked to News 4 Tucson about...
06:17, 07/13/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people, was sentenced to 20 years in prison....
05:51, 05/10/2019

No prison for mom after baby dies from drug-laced breast milk CHALFONT, Pa. — A Pennsylvania mother who prosecutors say killed her 11-week-old son with a lethal mix of drugs in her breast milk is not going to prison. Under terms of a plea agreement, a judge has ...
08:17, 05/10/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink's heist freed from prison Judith Clark, who entered prison as a left-wing revolutionary defiantly refusing to participate in her own murder trial, walked free on Friday as a 69-year-old woman acclaimed for her work behind bars...
23:51, 05/10/2019

Driver in deadly 1981 Brink’s heist freed from prison ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Judith Clark is free after serving more than 37 years behind bars for her role in a 1981 Brink’s armored truck robbery in suburban New York that left two police officers and ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Michigan man who wrongfully spent 45 years in prison will get $1.5 million from the state Richard Phillips had long declared his innocence in a fatal shooting in the Detroit, Michigan area in 1971. He was exonerated in 2018.        ...
18:34, 05/21/2019

Man who spent 33 years in prison for heinous murder is innocent: prosecutors A Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl is innocent of the heinous crime, according to prosecutors, who are recommending Wednesday that h...
19:34, 05/22/2019

An Illinois man blackmailed 100 girls for nude photos. He got 35 years in prison A southern Illinois man who admitted using blackmail to obtain nude pictures of about 100 girls and women has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.        ...
17:34, 07/12/2019

Millions in US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This story is co-published with the Documented news website ...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Pauly D Says Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino Is "Happy, Positive" in Prison While Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is not partying at the Jersey Shore this summer, the star is keeping his head up while in prison. During an appearance on Watch What Happens......
16:17, 07/12/2019

UPDATE 2-SunTrust to stop financing private prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with t...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Alaska and Amazon vie to hire 2,200 to be freed under Trump prison reform President Trump's criminal justice reform law will release some 2,200 federal inmates next week, and reform supporters are finding broad interest among employers, including Alaska's seafood industry a...
06:17, 07/12/2019

Drug Lord El Chapo Should Get Life In Prison, Plus 30 Years: Prosecutors US prosecutors said they want the Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to spend the rest of his life - plus 30 years - in prison, after he hears from a victim who survived one of his murder......
02:34, 07/12/2019

Connecticut man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill U.S. President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court...
02:51, 05/13/2019

‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh released from prison Notorious “American Taliban” John Walker Lindh — who abandoned his country to train with Osama bin Laden — has been released from an Indiana prison. The 38-year-old from Northe...
15:00, 05/23/2019

Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
22:17, 05/23/2019

Man Known as ‘American Taliban,’ John Walker Lindh, Is Freed From Prison Mr. Lindh, who was captured in Afghanistan in 2001, was released on probation after serving 17 years of a 20-year sentence for providing support to the Taliban....
21:17, 05/23/2019

Kim Kardashian West locks arms with prison reform warriors Brittany K. Barnett and MiAngel Cody are warrior attorneys with a mission as they lock arms with Kim Kardashian West to free nonviolent drug offenders serving federal life terms...
19:00, 05/23/2019

Alleged car thief shot by cops was on parole after 30 years in prison The gun-toting car thief shot by cops in The Bronx had been in prison for nearly 30 years for armed robbery — and had just been paroled in April, police sources said Monday. Suspect Ronnie Cole, 58 — ...
23:00, 07/08/2019

Gambino boss Peter Gotti wants compassionate prison release For this Gotti, it’s time to say, “I’m sorry.” Peter Gotti, who picked up the reins of the Gambino crime family from his dying brother John in 2002 just before being jailed and...
14:34, 07/05/2019

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban has been released from prison after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonera...
22:51, 07/05/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison -Washington Post John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, was released early from federal prison on Thursday, the Washington Post reported, citing Lindh's lawyer....
15:00, 05/23/2019

Blue Bell ice cream licker could face 20 years in prison The woman filmed licking the top of a Blue Bell ice cream tub and putting it back on the shelf has been identified — and could cool her heels in jail for up to 20 years. Police in Lufkin, Texas, said ...
08:17, 07/05/2019

States Move To Outlaw ‘Prison Gerrymandering’: Where Do Inmates Really Live? (Daniel Fishel / for NBC News) (NBC NEWS) – Prisoners count. But where? That’s a question state lawmakers across the country are grappling with as the 2020 census approaches. Last week, Wa...
23:00, 05/26/2019

Muslim community shuns women released from prison, says report There is a ‘much more forgiving attitude’ towards Muslim male offenders, say former convictsThe Muslim community in Britain shuns women who have been to prison while forgiving convicted men, “no matte...
22:51, 07/15/2019

Man Who Posed as Saudi Prince and Defrauded Investors Out of $8 Million Is Sent to Prison Anthony Gignac, 48, once called “The Prince of Fraud,” was sentenced to more than 18 years in prison. Prosecutors said he had spent most of his life impersonating Prince Khalid al-Saud....
13:34, 06/01/2019

Love Wizard Gets Two Years in Prison for Online Sextortion Scheme An Argentine man who advertised services to help lonely victims find love using witchcraft and spells before extorting them over sexually explicit videos was sentenced this week to two years in prison...
03:17, 05/08/2019

Pamela Anderson visits 'innocent man' Julian Assange in prison Actor joined by WikiLeaks editor-in-chief for Assange’s first social visit since his arrestPamela Anderson has described Julian Assange as “the world’s most innocent man” and said a fight was on to “s...
02:51, 05/08/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua dies in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday that a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests died in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
04:00, 05/17/2019

U.S. citizen arrested during protests in Nicaragua killed in prison shooting The Nicaraguan government said on Thursday a man arrested in May last year during months of anti-government protests was killed in a shooting at the prison near Managua where he was being held....
09:51, 05/17/2019

Lock problems prompt inmate transfers at Arizona prison PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Department of Corrections has begun transferring inmates from a Phoenix-area state prison with cell door lock problems that a union representing guards says led to an inmate...
21:17, 05/07/2019

'Grave concern' for Assange as he is 'moved to prison medical wing' Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed. ...
09:34, 05/30/2019

SIM-swappers face hundreds of years in prison for $2.4M cryptocurrency theft An Irish man, part of a hacking group called “The Community,” is facing upwards of 100 years in a US prison after allegedly stealing over $2 million worth of cryptocurrencies in a series of SIM-swap a...
12:17, 05/13/2019

Watford's Deeney eyes happy end to journey from prison to FA Cup final "Watford captain Troy Deeney said going to prison was a blessing in disguise that helped him rethink his life as he prepares now to lead the club into their second ever FA Cup final against Manchester...
17:34, 05/17/2019

Free at Last: Joy and Applause as Reuters Reporters Are Released From Myanmar Prison Two Reuters reporters jailed for their coverage of the Myanmar military’s violence against Rohingya Muslims were released Tuesday after spending 511 days in prison, bringing a long-awaited close...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Student Journalist Uncovers High School’s Use of Prison Labor Spencer Cliche, a high school senior in Massachusetts, conducted a monthlong investigation into his school’s use of prison labor to reupholster auditorium seats....
11:17, 06/28/2019

Lawyer for Martin Shkreli will make appeal to have him sprung from prison A lawyer for imprisoned “Pharma bro” Martin Shkreli will attempt to convince a higher court Friday to toss his client’s 2017 securities fraud conviction. Attorney Mark Baker is expec...
01:17, 06/28/2019

‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli files $30M fraud lawsuit from prison The fraudster says he got defrauded. “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, who is doing time in federal prison in Pennsylvania for defrauding investors, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhatta...
21:34, 05/31/2019

Nirav Modi To Appear For UK Court Hearing Via Video Link From Prison Fugitve diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via video link from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Thursday....
08:51, 06/27/2019

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 million Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ous...
01:34, 06/01/2019

Ohio pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges TOLEDO, Ohio — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid...
04:51, 05/18/2019

No signs Brazil prison killings will spread: presidential spokesman There are no signs that a spate of deadly prison violence in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus will spread to other parts of the country, the presidential spokesman said on Tuesday....
01:00, 05/29/2019

The Latest: SEAL gets year in prison for Green Beret death NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on a Navy SEAL charged in the death of a US Army Green Beret (all times local): 8:10 p.m. A U.S. Navy SEAL has been sentenced to a year in military prison for his role i...
02:51, 05/17/2019

Islamic State militants riot in Tajik prison, 32 killed Three prison guards and 29 inmates have been killed in a high-security prison in Tajikistan after convicted Islamic State militants started a riot, the Central Asian nation's Justice Ministry said on ...
09:34, 05/20/2019

Tucsonan gets 90 years in prison for producing, distributing child porn TUCSON – A man from Tucson was sentenced to 90 years in prison after he was originally arrested for producing and distributing child pornography in 2017. Following a Homeland Security investigat...
04:00, 05/09/2019

At least 42 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes At least 42 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, ...
02:34, 05/28/2019

Groping GP faces prison for molesting female patients over 20 years A family GP who groped a series of women and girls over 20 years because he believed he had an "unchallengeable" position in the community is now facing jail....
14:51, 05/15/2019

Jury awards former prison warden $438K in retaliation case LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A jury has awarded a former Michigan prison warden $438,000 after finding supervisors retaliated against him for defending a female subordinate who complained about sexual discri...
16:17, 05/09/2019

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from...
23:00, 05/20/2019

Romania ruling party boss gets 3 ½ years in prison for graft BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has sentenced the country’s most powerful politician to 3 ½ years in prison for official misconduct in a graft case. Monday’s sentencing of Socia...
13:51, 05/27/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile ...
20:00, 05/13/2019

Riot in Brazil prison leaves 15 choked and stabbed to death A riot between inmates in a prison in Brazilian state of Amazonas ended with 15 dead on Sunday, according to a statement of the state secretariat for prisons....
08:34, 05/27/2019

At least 40 inmates strangled to death in Amazon prison gang clashes At least 40 prisoners in Brazil were found strangled to death on Monday in four jails in the Amazon jungle city of Manaus, where a fight between rival prison gangs resulted in 15 dead the day before, ...
05:17, 05/28/2019

Witness describes prison riot defendant as "puppet master" The prosecution's star witness says an inmate charged with the murder of a correctional officer during a Delaware prison riot was the "puppet master" of the uprising....
01:51, 05/09/2019

"I Love Him": Pamela Anderson Visits Julian Assange In Prison Former "Baywatch" star and now animal rights campaigner Pamela Anderson spoke emotionally after meeting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in a London prison on Tuesday, warning that his life was in......
14:00, 05/08/2019

Muslim prison guard accuses Georgia agency of discrimination ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia prison guard who recently converted to Islam says the state Department of Corrections won’t allow her to wear a hijab at work. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 2...
15:51, 05/16/2019

Jeffrey Epstein reportedly had a mural of him in a prison scene at his New York mansion Rick Friedman/Corbis via Getty Images Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old financier embroiled in a sex trafficking scandal, reportedly commissioned a mural of himself in a prison scene, a visitor to his...
14:00, 07/09/2019

Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from prison Upon release, he joined protesters calling for Hong Kong's leader to immediately resign. Joshua Wong has described a controversial extradition bill — the catalyst of mass protests — as an "evil law" h...
12:00, 06/17/2019

Teen who posted 'terrorist' image of Prince Harry sentenced to prison A judge lambasted student Michal Szewczuk for creating an image of Harry with a pistol to his head against a blood-spattered background. The post, which was shared a few months after Harry married bir...
17:00, 06/18/2019

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Iran. The case had implicated Turkish President Recep ...
12:34, 07/20/2019

Ex-State Department employee gets more than three years in prison over Chinese intel ties A former State Department employee was sentenced to 40 months in prison for accepting thousands of dollars worth of gifts from Chinese intelligence agents in exchange for internal government documents...
04:17, 07/10/2019

French prosecutors seek suspended prison sentence for Saudi princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on trial in absentia in a case involving the beating...
06:34, 07/10/2019

Move 9 member Eddie Goodman Africa released from prison after 41 years Two members of black radical group remain behind barsLawyer: ‘This is a significant victory and day of celebration’One of the enduring wounds of the black liberation struggle of the 1970s has moved a ...
02:51, 06/24/2019

Pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong released from Hong Kong prison Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong has been released from prison and has vowed to join ongoing protests demanding that the head of the island's government resign....
09:34, 06/17/2019

A Man Who Shared Video of the Christchurch Mosque Shooting Has Been Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque has been sentenced to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earl...
19:51, 06/18/2019