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Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison

A federal judge in Boston sentenced actress Felicity Huffman on Friday to 14 days in prison, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service and a year's probation for her role in the college admi...

Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison

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Felicity Huffman gets 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal A federal judge in Boston sentenced actor Felicity Huffman to 14 days in prison and community service Friday for paying thousands to get her daughter admitted to college....
22:00 2019-09-13

Felicity Huffman Sentenced to 14 Days in Prison in College Admissions Scandal Six months after her arrest in the college admissions scandal, Felicity Huffman has learned her fate. On Friday in a Massachusetts court, the Oscar-nominated actress was sentenced to a......
05:39 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college bribery scandal Actor pleaded guilty in May to conspiracy and fraud after admitting to paying $15,000 to boost daughter’s SAT scoresThe actor Felicity Huffman was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal that ensnared dozens of we...
20:39 2019-09-14

UPDATE: Felicity Huffman sentenced to 14 days in prison for college admissions scandal Six months after the details of Operation Varsity Blues rocked the public, Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for her role in the college bribery scam, per Variety. Judge Indira Talwani also ordered the actress to pay a $30,000 fine and complete 250 hours of community service, ...
03:13 2019-09-14

Federal prosecutors are seeking a month of prison time for Felicity Huffman Federal prosecutors have announced the sentence they’re seeking for actress Felicity Huffman, and it is, in legal terms, a bit of a doozy: A $20,000 fine, a year of supervised release, and—most shockingly—a month in federal prison. Huffman pleaded guilty earlier this year to charges of mail fraud an...
12:26 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman Faces One Month in Prison in College Admission Scandal Federal prosecutors involved in the case against Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin are suggesting that Felicity serve one month in prison and a $20,000 fine. According to a court filing,......
08:00 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman sentenced: 2 weeks in prison, $30,000 fine for college admissions scandal Huffman is the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal. “Trying to be a good mother doesn’t excuse us," said the judge.        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

Read Felicity Huffman's full, emotional statement about her 14-day prison sentence Actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her role in the college admissions scandal. Read her full statement here.        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman explains her role in the college cheating scandal days before she'll be sentenced Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
17:13 2019-09-09

Felicity Huffman is Going to Jail Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in jail, a $30,000 fine, 250 hours of community service, and a year of supervised probation according to reports from NBC1o Boston and TMZ....
16:13 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman says she feels 'utter shame' Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
22:26 2019-09-12

Felicity Huffman one of first to be sentenced in college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will be one of the first people sentenced in the college admissions scandal. Huffman agreed to plead guilty in a deal in April.        ...
17:26 2019-09-05

Felicity Huffman: The actress's career in pictures Felicity Huffman is an award-winning actress, playing roles in both movies and television throughout her career. Check out the actress's career in photos.        ...
04:13 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman: ‘Deep and abiding shame’ over college plot Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman to a month in jail for her role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal...
08:52 2019-09-07

Prosecutors call for Felicity Huffman to spend a month in jail (NBC News) — Oscar-nominated actress Felicity Huffman should serve a month in jail and pay a $20,000 fine for her role in the college admissions scandal, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Friday. Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty earlier this year to committing mail fraud and honest se...
19:39 2019-09-08

Felicity Huffman explains her role in the college cheating scandal Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
22:00 2019-09-09

Apologetic actress Felicity Huffman gets 14-day sentence in U.S. college scandal Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, was given a 14-day prison term on Friday and made a somber apology in federal court for paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
01:13 2019-09-14

Prosecutors lower sentence recommendation for Felicity Huffman to 1 month Federal prosecutors in Massachusetts lowered their recommended sentence for actor Felicity Huffman to one month on Friday for her guilty plea in a college admissions scandal....
02:00 2019-09-07

Actress Felicity Huffman heads to court for U.S. college scandal sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent to be sentenced in a wide-ranging college admissions scandal, faces prison time on Friday for admittedly paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
13:39 2019-09-13

Felicity Huffman Reveals Her Daughter's Reaction to College Admissions Scandal Felicity Huffman is seeking forgiveness for her role in the college admissions scandal that resulted in the arrests of 50 individuals. In response to federal prosecutors' filing......
08:00 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman Reflects On Her ''Eternal Shame'' in Tearful Sentencing Speech Felicity Huffman is facing the consequences of her actions. On Friday, the mother-of-two was sentenced to 14 days in prison, plus supervised release for one year, 250 hours of community......
05:39 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman pleads for no jail time in college admissions scandal Attornies for “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman pleaded with a Boston federal judge Friday to spare her jail time after she pleaded guilty in connection with the college admissions bribery scandal....
15:52 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman Reportedly Bought Those Test Scores Because Motherhood Is 'Bewildering' We don’t talk that much about Felicity Huffman’s role in Aunt Becky’s college admissions scandal, and perhaps that is because she never offered complicated and silly rationale in which she pretended allegedly paying bribes to give already incredibly privileged children a leg up in the admissions pr...
22:52 2019-09-07

Feds seek month in jail for Felicity Huffman in college plot Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman to a month in jail for her role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal...
08:52 2019-09-07

Actress Felicity Huffman arrives at court for U.S. college scandal sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman, the first parent set to be sentenced in a wide-ranging U.S. college admissions cheating scandal, faces possible prison time on Friday after pleading guilty to paying to rig her daughter's entrance exam....
21:39 2019-09-13

Felicity Huffman to be sentenced in college admissions bribery scandal case Actor is first parent to be sentenced among 34 charged in US scheme involving wealthy parents and elite universitiesFelicity Huffman returns to court in Boston on Friday afternoon to be sentenced for her role in a sweeping college admissions bribery scandal.The Desperate Housewives and Transamerica ...
16:52 2019-09-13

Cuba Gooding Jr., Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and more celebrities in legal trouble Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were charged March 12 in a huge college admissions bribery case. Check out more celebrities in legal trouble this year.        ...
00:13 2019-06-28

Eva Longoria: Felicity Huffman Helped Me Survive ''Pure Torture'' on Desperate Housewives Set Eva Longoria is singing Felicity Huffman's praises in a letter written to the judge of the college admission scandal. On Friday, Sept. 6, prosecutors involved in the trial announced......
08:00 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman sentence in college admissions scam slammed on social media Felicity Huffman is drawing outrage after the actress was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for her role in a brazen college admissions scandal involving rich and famous families who funneled cash to fixers in order to get their kids into the nation's most prestigious colleges and universities....
06:52 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman talks motherhood as Eva Longoria says she coped with college scandal 'with grace' Felicity Huffman opened up about parenting in an interview released Wednesday that comes as she awaits her sentencing in the college admissions scandal....
21:00 2019-08-01

Felicity Huffman's sentencing date has arrived in historic college admissions scandal Felicity Huffman will become the first parent sentenced in the nation's college admissions scandal in what could be a precedent-setting decision.        ...
18:26 2019-09-13

'The View' blasts Felicity Huffman over plea for no jail time in college admissions scandal Days after Felicity Huffman pleaded with a Boston federal judge to spare her jail time for her connection to the college admissions bribery scandal, "The View" hosts blasted the actress on Monday's show, saying the "Desperate Housewives" alum "deserves to go to jail." ...
00:52 2019-09-10

Actress Felicity Huffman sentenced to two weeks in jail in college admissions cheating case Felicity Huffman paid $15,000 as part of a cheating scheme to have a college counselor correct wrong answers on her oldest daughter's SAT scores in 2017, according to federal authorities....
22:52 2019-09-13

Eva Longoria and other celebrities write letters of support for actress Felicity Huffman ahead of her sentencing Actress Felicity Huffman is asking for a year's probation, 250 hours of community service and a $20,000 fine for her involvement in the college admissions scandal, a new filing from her attorneys says....
14:00 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman's Co-Star Angela Bassett Had No Advice to Give Her Amid College Scandal Awkward! Angela Bassett stars in the Cindy Chupack comedy Otherhood, alongside Patricia Arquette and Felicity Huffman. The film centers on three mothers who travel to New York City to......
20:52 2019-08-02

Prosecutors: In College Admissions Scam, Felicity Huffman’s ‘Moral Cluelessness’ Warrants Jail Sentence (BOSTON) — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to sentence “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman to a month in jail for her role in the sweeping college admissions bribery scandal. U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office recommended in filings Friday in Boston federal...
02:00 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman's daughter graduates high school amid college admissions scandal Sophia Grace, 18, graduated from the Los Angeles High School of the Arts Monday and her proud parents were on hand to celebrate the milestone.        ...
05:52 2019-06-12

Why Felicity Huffman's Enviable Marriage to William H. Macy Made the College Admissions Scandal Even More Disappointing For more than 30 years, Felicity Huffman could count on William H. Macy to be by her side. And this year he proved that he'd be by her side anywhere, including in......
08:00 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman's co-stars Angela Bassett, Patricia Arquette speak out on college scandal Felicity Huffman's "Otherhood" co-stars are breaking their silence on her involvement in the nation's largest college admissions scandal.        ...
00:13 2019-07-20

Felicity Huffman Gets 2 Weeks in Jail for Gaming Educational System — Not So Long Ago, a Black Mom Wasn’t So Lucky With tears of misspent white privilege streaming down her face, actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced Friday to 14 days in prison for paying a fixer to change her daughter’s SAT scores in order to secure her a spot in the college of her choice....
07:13 2019-09-14

Felicity Huffman has been 'humbled' by the college admissions scandal, says Eva Longoria Eva Longoria is giving insight as to how the college admissions scandal has affected her "Desperate Housewives" co-star Felicity Huffman.        ...
21:39 2019-08-01

Eva Longoria defends 'Desperate' co-star Felicity Huffman: She stopped an on-set bully In a plea to keep Felicity Huffman out of jail, Eva Longoria wrote the judge, sharing Huffman defended her against a bully on "Desperate Housewives."        ...
16:13 2019-09-07

Felicity Huffman is just the beginning: Who's pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal — and who's still fighting An up-to-date breakdown who's pleaded guilty in the nation's college admissions bribery scandal.        ...
19:52 2019-05-23

Felicity Huffman to kick off sentencing of parents in college admissions case: Will judge 'send a message?' The first group of parents who have pleaded guilty in the college admissions scandal, led by actress Felicity Huffman, will be sentenced this month.        ...
17:26 2019-09-05

'The View' slams William H. Macy's support of Felicity Huffman ahead of sentencing Felicity Huffman's relationship with her daughters has "exploded" and they are in therapy, husband William H. Macy writes ahead of her sentencing.        ...
06:52 2019-09-10

‘I was stupid’: Huffman gets 14 days in college scam “Desperate Housewives” star Felicity Huffman has been sentenced to 14 days in prison for paying $15,000 to rig her daughter’s SAT scores in the college admissions scandal...
06:00 2019-09-14

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny sentenced to 30 days in prison A day earlier Navalny had called on protesters to continue rallies against a decision to leave opposition candidates off local election ballot papers. He has faced repeated legal trouble, often tied to laws on protests....
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16:52 2019-07-23

Huffman arrives for admissions scheme sentencing "Desperate Housewives" star Felicity Huffman has arrived at Boston's federal court to learn her fate in the college admissions scandal. (Sept. 13)        ...
22:00 2019-09-13

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How to cook the perfect souvlaki | Felicity Cloake Fillet or shoulder? Lemon juice or vinegar for the marinade? Here’s the definitive way to make this Greek version of kebabSouvlaki’s name derives from the medieval Greek for skewer, but grilling meat on sticks was a practice taken from the Muslim cooks of the near east. As the Oxford Companion to Fo...
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How to make the perfect dal makhani | Felicity Cloake There’s dal, and then there’s dal makhani . Here’s how to make this gently spiced, luxuriant and defiantly rich Indian dishWhile dal, a general word for dried lentils, pulses and beans, as well as the infinite variety of cooked dishes they’re made into, is an everyday staple across the Indian subcon...
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Will Felicity Be Back for Arrow's Final Season? We have likely seen the last of Felicity Smoak. After it was announced that season eight would be Arrow's last, Emily Bett Rickards announced that she would be leaving at the end of......
01:00 2019-05-29

Huffman says she feels 'utter shame' for her role in college cheating scandal Felicity Huffman said she was just trying to be a good parent. Now, days before her sentencing for a federal crime, the actress said she regrets paying $15,000 to rig her daughter's SAT scores....
12:39 2019-09-10

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17:52 2019-08-21

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How to make the perfect no-churn ice-cream | Felicity Cloake No ice-cream maker, no returning to the freezer tub to churn every half hour. You might not get Mr Whippy, but you’ll get all the flavour and none of the hassleI love ice-cream more than almost anything else in the world – but I’ll be honest, I don’t love making it. All that faffing about with egg c...
00:52 2019-08-08

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02:13 2019-08-01

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14:00 2019-05-29

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12:39 2019-09-10

How to cook the perfect spinach and ricotta cannelloni - recipe | Felicity Cloake Fresh egg pasta stuffed with a garlicky, spinach-and-cheese filling form the bedrock of this modern classic – but what works best as the sauce: tomato or bechamel?This is a vegetarian classic – yet, judging by an initial survey of my cookbook shelves, only in my head. Heading online, the ckbk digita...
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13:52 2019-07-03

El Paso, Dayton make 251 mass shootings in the US in 216 days, more shootings than days in the year Dayton, Ohio. El Paso, Texas. These are the latest mass shootings in America, drawing the number of killings to a stark total, just days after Gilroy.        ...
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David Oyelowo, Kyle Chandler, and Felicity Jones join George Clooney's Good Morning, Midnight Former actor/tequila baron George Clooney is tentatively getting back into show business, first with Hulu’s Catch-22 show and those Nespresso ads, and later this year he’ll start production on his adaptation of Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 novel Good Morning, Midnight. The book is about the parallel st...
09:52 2019-08-21

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....
20:13 2019-05-24

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06:26 2019-07-18

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 managers and financial advisers....
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01:26 2019-06-14

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19:52 2019-05-22

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16:39 2019-08-11

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19:52 2019-05-27

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21:52 2019-07-31

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16:26 2019-06-10

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02:13 2019-07-19

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15:52 2019-09-01

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00:13 2019-06-04

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17:39 2019-05-21

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04:52 2019-06-07

'American Taliban' to be released from U.S. prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison on Thursday as some U.S. lawmakers fear he remains a security risk....
14:13 2019-05-23

| More than 100 killed in air strike on Yemen prison: Red Cross More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, says the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)....
00:39 2019-09-02

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil After Deadly Prison Clash The authorities did not reveal the motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were killed by a rival gang....
11:52 2019-08-01

Over 100 Killed In Air Strike On Yemen Prison: Report More than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an air strike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Sunday....
23:52 2019-09-01

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 he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. Investigators say Hale repeatedly punched and stran...
16:52 2019-05-21

Man went to prison posing as his dead brother. Here's what happens next When he was arrested, Kevin Lee Gray told authorities he was Sammie Lee Gray. The discrepancy was discovered as he was about to be released on parole.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

Trump says he may commute Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence The former Illinois governor was convicted of trying to sell then-President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat, as well as other campaign finance violations....
20:39 2019-08-08

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he was imprisoned for a fatal shooting in Detroit in 1...
17:13 2019-05-22

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....
17:39 2019-06-01

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 whether to launch impeachment proceedings.Pelosi met with Nadler (D-N.Y.) and several other top Democrats ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, also was sentenced Friday to 11 years and eight months o...
23:13 2019-06-21

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....
09:00 2019-07-04

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 in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded guilty in Kane County Circuit Court to possession ...
14:00 2019-06-06

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
22:52 2019-08-09

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 3.40pm BST The Los Angeles Times tallied some votes and found that House Democrats do not have a majority supportive of impeachment proceedi...
16:52 2019-06-06

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....
19:26 2019-06-05

| '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....
13:01 2019-07-20

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 in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft granted a prosecution motion to vacate his conviction ...
23:26 2019-05-22

Man gets prison for killing veteran in Maryland carjacking CAPITOL HEIGHTS, Md. — A Washington, D.C., man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison for killing and carjacking a Marine veteran at a Maryland gas station. The Washington Post reports 23-year-old Demarko Wheeler was sentenced Tuesday for first-degree murder in the 2016 shooting death of 68-year-o...
11:00 2019-07-25

'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. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
00:26 2019-05-23

Ex-officer gets prison for breaking arrested man’s nose SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for elbowing a man he had arrested in the face and breaking his nose. Former Hadley officer Christopher Roeder was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Springfield to a year and two mon...
16:39 2019-06-21

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 was a virgin when I went to prison and I am still a virgin. My whole adult life I have masturbated ...
10:52 2019-07-08

Why the Brazil Prison Massacre Was a ‘Tragedy Foretold’ The deadliest prison massacre in Brazil in decades shows how powerful drug gangs have come to control the country’s overcrowded, underfunded prisons....
18:01 2019-07-31

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 Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced Friday in federal court. Stanton had pleaded guilt...
11:26 2019-05-30

Cyntoia Brown Is Freed From Prison in Tennessee Ms. Brown, 31, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January....
18:00 2019-08-07

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 in a new filing. The recommendation that Vincent Esposito serve somewhere between 24 and 30 months b...
17:00 2019-07-16

The Prison Holding Jeffrey Epstein Wasn't Even Trying, Huh With every piece of new information that seeps out about Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal New York City prison this past weekend, the prison’s operations more closely resemble something straight out of Mr. Bean....
20:13 2019-08-14

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 spray prescriptions. Christopher Clough, of Dover, New Hampshire, was convicted in December on charges ...
16:52 2019-06-04

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 Trump administration detention policies....
04:13 2019-07-13

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that California voters legalized recreational possession of less than an ounce (28 grams) of cannabi...
08:26 2019-06-13

Former El Chapo associate sentenced to 28 years in prison CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago sentenced a former lieutenant to Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo ” Guzman to 28 years in prison on Tuesday, imposing the long sentence even after rejecting claims by prosecutors that the trafficker offered street gang members $25,000 to hurt a sta...
11:13 2019-08-07

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....
16:39 2019-07-14

His Victim’s Sisters Said He Should Be Released From Prison. Now He’s a Free Man. With the support of prosecutors and relatives of his victim, Angelo Robinson, who was serving a life sentence for murder, was freed early from an Ohio prison....
06:13 2019-08-02

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....
13:39 2019-07-17

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 court and people familiar with the matter....
16:52 2019-06-16

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 behind bars at sentencing following his February conviction on various drug trafficking charges — inc...
05:13 2019-07-11

Man who served 36 years in prison for stealing $50 to be released An Alabama man who spent 36 years behind bars for stealing $50.75 from a bakery will soon be a free man — and apologized to a judge this week for his crime, according to a new report. “I’m sorry for what I did,” Alvin Kennard told Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff Circuit Judge David Carpenter ...
19:52 2019-08-30

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 potential death penalty case. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor says jurors on Thurs...
20:39 2019-06-14

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 to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal judge in Brooklyn handed down the sentence Wednesday....
18:52 2019-07-17

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest 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 “Arbeit Macht Frei” gate as one man killed a sheep...
14:13 2019-05-28

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....
14:52 2019-05-28

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....
23:26 2019-06-12

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 invading U.S. forces in Afghanistan in 2001, got out of prison Thursday after more than 17 years, released under tight restrictions that reflected government fears he still harbors radical views. Lindh, 38, left ...
21:26 2019-05-23

Red Cross says more than 100 killed in attack on Yemen prison A Saudi-led coalition air strike on a prison in southwest Yemen killed at least 100 people, an official from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Sunday....
17:26 2019-09-01

Commutation of Blagojevich prison sentence on hold The potential commutation of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal prison sentence has been put on hold amid White House officials' fears of public pushback, sources say. ...
01:13 2019-08-13

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 9: Ray J 'One Wish' I hear you looking at me right now like, “how did Ray J end up ‘round here?” And to that I say, despite the fact that I have stated very plainly that I’m a fan of one Willie Ray Norwood, I didn’t put Ray J on this list, I put “One Wish” on this list because this song is absolutely fire. And it has a...
15:13 2019-06-09

Ice-T is more pumped about fatherhood than rap these days Ice-T still enjoys pushing buttons. On his new incendiary track “Feds In My Rearview,” dropping July 12, the godfather of West Coast gangsta rap spins a sobering tale filled with guns, drugs, fast cars and murder with a matter-of-fact swagger that has become a trademark of his game-changing career. ...
02:52 2019-06-28

iTunes could close in the next few days We've been expecting Apple to close iTunes for a while now, in order to divide it into different apps, and it looks like the tech company is putting the ball in motion, suggesting we'll see the new face of Apple's media plan at WWDC 2019. As noticed by Reddit user u/MalteseAppleF...
13:52 2019-06-02

The countries with the most vacation days 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the Center for Economic Policy and Research among other sources to compile our list.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 28: SWV 'When U Cry' I’m a well documented SWV fan. But since I’m feeling generous, allow me to document this again. From a piece I wrote called “An Ode to SWV” in February of 2016:...
23:39 2019-06-28

Copenhagen hit by second blast in four days An explosion has hit a police station in the Danish capital, with no injuries reported. It comes four days after another blast in the city slightly injured one person....
13:13 2019-08-10

TSA had its 9 busiest days ever this summer WASHINGTON — The Transportation Security Administration says the nine busiest days in its history occurred this summer as travelers jammed airports. TSA Acting Deputy Administrator Patricia Cogswell said Thursday that the agency screened 262 million people and 164 million checked bags from just befo...
13:13 2019-09-06

‘Home Alone,’ like everything else these days, is getting a reboot By Daniel Arkin If you’re fed up with remakes, you’re not likely going to be pleased with Disney’s plans to take on Netflix. But if you’d like to see an unsupervised child fend off a home invasion for the sixth time in 29 years, you’re in luck. In an earnings call Tuesd...
17:39 2019-08-07

US like a 'war zone' after 500 tornadoes in 30 days America has been hit with 500 tornadoes in the last 30 days, with Tuesday breaking a 40-year record by marking the 12th day in a row with at least eight tornado reports, according to US forecasters....
15:00 2019-05-29

Your Kid Should Get Mental Health Days, Too Lifehacker contributor Starre Julia Vartan wrote about the importance of taking mental health days from your job. Mental health is health, and taking care of ourselves should be a priority. But what about our kids? I’ve heard from parents who’ve admitted they let their children occasionally miss sch...
21:39 2019-07-10

Limit time outside next few days! TUCSON – Hotter today with potentially record-breaking heat tomorrow!  Excessive Heat Warning in effect Wednesday and Thursday.  Today: Getting hotter, staying dry. High: 105° Tonight: Mostly clear and warm. Low: 78° Tomorrow: Record-breaking heat possible, limit time outdoors. High: 107° Ge...
23:00 2019-08-13

More than 100,000 registered to vote in last two days More than 100,000 people have applied to register to vote in the last two days as MPs prepare for the prospect of a snap general election, government figures show....
00:26 2019-09-05

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 United States....
22:52 2019-07-01

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....
18:39 2019-06-27

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 with knowledge of the case said....
06:52 2019-06-24

Nazanin returns to prison after psychiatric ward 'torture' A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran was chained to a bed and kept in solitary confinement during her stay in a psychiatric ward, according to her husband....
03:26 2019-07-23

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 athletes to a particular manager....
12:26 2019-06-06

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 mistakes,” the statement says. “Mistakes in judgments, decisions and how I was living my ...
21:52 2019-06-14

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 said Tuesday. The president’s former campaign manager was recently transferred to the Metropo...
00:39 2019-06-19

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. ...
03:00 2019-07-10

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 the Trump administration's policies....
05:13 2019-07-09

Robert F. Kennedy assassin stabbed in prison: reports The man who killed John F. Kennedy's younger brother Bobby was found "with stab wound injuries," according to reports. The 75-year-old Palestinian is serving life for assassinating the late New York senator in 1968....
19:26 2019-08-31

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 to join protesters gathered near Hong Kong’s government headquarters after his release from pr...
07:00 2019-06-17

Man convicted for killing sister’s ex-boyfriend gets 20 years in prison TUCSON – The man convicted for killing his sister’s ex-boyfriend was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. Back in 2018, the body of Mark Garrity was found near Country Club and Glenn roads. After further investigation, police arrested Vincent Detwiler in San Bernardino, Cali...
06:26 2019-07-23

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......
21:39 2019-07-12

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
21:13 2019-07-23

“Fatal Attraction’ killer released from New York prison WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover’s wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison. Carolyn Warmus was released from Bedford Hills prison on Monday after her parole was granted last month. Her relea...
14:26 2019-06-18

Nevada woman cleared of murder after 35 years in prison gets $3M RENO, Nev. (AP) — A woman who spent 35 years in prison for a Nevada murder she didn’t commit before she was exonerated by DNA evidence on a crime-scene cigarette butt will get $3 million in a partial settlement of a federal civil rights lawsuit, her lawyer said Wednesday. Cathy Woods, 68, will conti...
21:13 2019-08-29

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-sentenced to life in prison....
10:26 2019-06-29

"Fatal Attraction' killer released from New York prison A former New York schoolteacher who was convicted of killing her lover's wife in a case dubbed the Fatal Attraction murder has been released from prison....
15:13 2019-06-18

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 Otisville’s minimum security satellite camp in Otisville, N.Y. by 2 p.m. on July 18. Richardson was senten...
01:00 2019-07-03

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. The family of María Dolores Escobedo is outside Superior Court Friday morning. Mario Jesus Dorame was sentenced to natural life in the killing of Escobedo in 2017. @KVOA pic.twitter.com/GYuiwtnsrN ...
19:52 2019-07-12

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-founder of a notorious prison gang....
05:13 2019-06-05

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
05:13 2019-08-09

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 Trump administration detention policies....
00:13 2019-07-14

US: Two sentenced to prison for foiled terrorist plot on Muslims The defendants showed remorse as the judge declared them a "threat to everyone in our democratic society." The two men planned to use homemade explosives in a terrorist plot on a Muslim community in upstate New York....
07:52 2019-08-17

Over 250 Inmates Escape Indonesia Prison Set On Fire During Riots Indonesian authorities were hunting for more than 250 inmates who escaped a Papua prison set ablaze during violent riots, officials said Tuesday, as fresh protests broke out in the restive region....
17:52 2019-08-20

| 'Worse than prison': Abuses in Philippine youth homes Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says he endured sexual abuse....
06:39 2019-07-23

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 in a news release says officers responded at about 4 a.m. Saturday to the privately run Tacoma North...
04:26 2019-07-14

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.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Former Queens teacher behind $71M ticket scam gets 2 years in prison A Ponzi schemer who admitted to looting over $70 million from clients in an attempt to keep his ticket-selling business afloat was spared major prison time and sentenced to just two years behind bars Friday. Manhattan federal court Judge Paul Engelmeyer said he felt that Jason Nissen showed true rem...
03:39 2019-09-07

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 McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Cosko, 27, hacked into Senate computers and doxxed t...
06:52 2019-06-20

Russian blogger sentenced to 5 years in prison for a tweet A Moscow court has sentenced Vladislav Sinitsa to prison for a tweet promoting "extremism" and "violence." The blogger is one several Russians jailed in the wake of mass anti-government protests....
20:13 2019-09-03

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....
19:39 2019-06-12

Prosecutors give up on more trials in Delaware prison riot 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....
21:52 2019-06-12

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 jurors in Maine less than an hour to find Albert Flick, 77, guilty in the 2018 murder of......
02:39 2019-07-19

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 Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice Steven Statsinger handed down the sentence that had...
23:01 2019-07-10

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 earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gu...
10:13 2019-06-18

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 environmental victory....
18:39 2019-06-19

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, will be eligible for parole in 30 years under the maximum allowable sentence handed down on Tuesday ...
10:00 2019-07-10

Pakistani ex-PM plea for suspension of prison term rejected ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Pakistani court has rejected a petition from the country’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif seeking suspension of his sentence on health grounds in a corruption case. Sharif is currently serving a seven-year sentence at a prison in the eastern city of Lahore after being co...
20:26 2019-06-20

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 carry out an attack in Times Square....
00:26 2019-06-16

Prison: Tow truck driver assaulted women who called for tow COVINGTON, La. (AP) — 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. St. Tammany Parish District Attorney Warren Montgomery says 53-year-old Dale Boudreaux Jr. of Covington was sentenced Mond...
00:39 2019-06-11

Hungary should move children from 'prison-like' transit zones: U.N. A senior U.N. human rights official urged Hungary on Wednesday to move asylum-seeking families held in "prison-like" transit zones on the Serbian border to other facilities in Hungary that he said are almost empty....
20:26 2019-07-17

Red Cross says more than 100 people killed in airstrike on Yemen prison Saudi-led coalition claimed it targeted a military storage facility run by Houthi rebelsMore than 100 people are believed to have been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led military coalition on a detention centre in Yemen, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).The coali...
20:39 2019-09-01

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....
10:13 2019-06-12

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 more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising — despite protests from prison rights advocates ov...
04:52 2019-06-20

| 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....
21:26 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein hanged himself with prison bedsheet: source The convicted pedophile apparently, who was 6 feet tall, killed himself by kneeling toward the floor and strangling himself with the makeshift noose, a law enforcement source said Monday....
00:52 2019-08-13

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....
22:26 2019-07-17

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       ...
00:52 2019-07-18

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....
19:13 2019-06-09

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....
17:26 2019-07-17

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 prison. The Post exclusively captured shots of the ruthless former leader of the Sinaloa cartel under he...
17:13 2019-07-19

PM targets drugs, weapons and phones in prison crackdown Prisons must not be "factories for making bad people worse", Boris Johnson has warned, as he announced £100m investment to boost security and cut crime in jails....
08:00 2019-08-13

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....
05:26 2019-07-11

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 accused of organizing drug trafficking and killings from their state prison cells....
07:13 2019-06-20

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. ...
03:00 2019-06-07

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
02:39 2019-07-21

Robert F. Kennedy assassin stabbed in prison — reports The man who killed John F. Kennedy's younger brother Bobby was found "with stab wound injuries," according to reports. The 75-year-old Palestinian is serving life for assassinating the late New York senator in 1968....
01:00 2019-09-01

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....
16:52 2019-06-06

Jury awards $2.7M to man beaten by Maryland prison guards A Maryland jury has awarded nearly $3 million to an inmate who was beaten by prison guards almost six years ago in what his attorney called a "systemwide failure."...
21:52 2019-06-13

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 president threatening a Time reporter with prison....
20:52 2019-06-21

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 week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making it illegal to pilot a drone while intoxicated. If ...
19:39 2019-06-13

Prison sentence affirmed in malnourished Indiana boy’s death TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Indiana Court of Appeals has affirmed an eight-year prison term for a man who pleaded guilty to neglect in the death of a malnourished 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy. The Tribune-Star reports the decision filed Wednesday notes “mitigating factor...
17:13 2019-06-13

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....
17:13 2019-07-19

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Sentenced to Life in U.S. Prison Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the notorious leader of a Mexican drug cartel who spent decades on the run from authorities, was sentenced by a federal judge to spend the rest of his life in an American prison....
16:39 2019-07-17

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 offer came, her first reaction was surprise that such jobs existed. “It had never occurred to me that...
16:26 2019-06-08

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 managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for Lamont Evans, 41, who admitted that, during his time...
02:52 2019-06-08

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 classified government documents over two decades and keeping them at his home in Maryland....
01:00 2019-07-20

Saudi Coalition Strikes Prison in Yemen, Killing About 100 The Saudi-led coalition fighting a rebel group in Yemen launched airstrikes that killed an estimated 100 people at a prison holding detainees captured by the Iran-aligned Houthi movement....
20:13 2019-09-01

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 Side before she was famous was freed from jail Monday after completing a 20-year sentence for second...
01:26 2019-07-17

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 incident online has been sentenced to 15 months in prison and ordered to pay his victim €20,000 in “moral d...
20:13 2019-06-03

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.        ...
22:39 2019-06-13

Man gets life in prison for Indiana deputy’s shooting death LEBANON, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty in the fatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy. Anthony Baumgardt of Lebanon agreed in April to plead guilty to murder in the March 2018 killing of Boone County Deputy Jacob Picket...
19:52 2019-05-29

Auschwitz protestors 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 one man plunged a knife into a sheep’s body over and over again. The two organizers of the stun...
23:39 2019-05-28

Teen gets life in prison for killing sister over Wi-Fi password A Georgia teen who choked his sister to death during a squabble over the family’s Wi-Fi password has been sentenced to life behind bars, a judge ruled. Kevon Lamar Watkins, who was just 16 at the time of the fatal February 2018 attack on his 19-year-old sister Alexus Breanna Watkins, was found guilt...
21:01 2019-08-05

Teacher convicted of classroom sex with teen sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previously taught math at Miamisburg Middle School, was rel...
20:00 2019-05-30

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security officials have said....
08:13 2019-08-01

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 involuntary manslaughter in a deal with prosecutors. The Delray Beach, Florida, couple were married ...
18:39 2019-05-28

Minneapolis officer’s attorneys seek no prison for shooting MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time. If that’s not granted, they’re seeking less prison time than state sentencing guidelines recommend. Mohamed Noo...
18:13 2019-05-31

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time....
18:39 2019-05-31

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was found dead around 11:20 a.m. Wednesday in her home a...
11:26 2019-08-08

Couple’s Trek Across Continents Ended in an Iranian Prison Jolie King and Mark Firkin were on a once-in-a-lifetime journey from Australia to Britain. They documented it all on social media and a website, but then the posts suddenly stopped....
14:52 2019-09-12

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, prosecutors said....
04:52 2019-08-02

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 been sentenced to nearly six years in prison....
10:39 2019-05-23

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....
07:01 2019-05-22

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 probe....
23:52 2019-05-31

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....
18:13 2019-05-21

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 Friday told lawyers for the ACLU of North Carolina that they plan to transfer Kanautica Zayre-Brown...
03:13 2019-05-25

‘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, will walk out of the Indiana slammer after serving most of a 20-year sentence — with some time shaved...
21:39 2019-05-21

Tucson tax preparer gets 18 months in prison for false returns TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for assisting in the preparation and filing of false federal income tax returns, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Joseph Michael Vosberg, 59, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the filing of false federal tax returns. According t...
18:00 2019-08-02

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....
14:52 2019-05-29

Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Repeatedly Raping His Student A Delhi court has sentenced a 29-year-old tuition teacher to 20-year rigorous imprisonment for repeatedly raping his student, saying the crime was the "gravest of its kind" and needed to be dealt with......
17:13 2019-08-02

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate’s death ROSHARON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died. Lou Joffrion slammed inmate David Witt in August 2017 in an attack that was captured on video at the Darrington Unit in R...
21:01 2019-05-21

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 tensions in Ankara's relations with Washington....
00:13 2019-05-30

Cyntoia Brown scheduled to leave prison after clemency The woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 is leaving prison after Tennessee’s former governor spared her from a life sentence...
02:13 2019-08-07

Anger rises after yet another wave of Brazil prison violence Fury was rising among the relatives of dozens of inmates killed in prison riots as they demanded the release of the bodies for burial, more than two days after prisoners attacked each other in several facilities in the northern Brazilian state of Amazonas....
08:00 2019-05-30

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue. U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler says 21-year-old Nolan Brewer of Eminence was sentenced Monday evening for conspiring to...
02:39 2019-05-22

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
18:01 2019-07-31

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....
00:00 2019-05-25

Prison blues? Italian startup gives inmates a break Time in prison is often monotonous and tedious. An Italian startup wants to change that by experimenting with a form of democratic participation to foster social integration inside and outside....
10:00 2019-09-14

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)        ...
02:13 2019-05-25

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 ousted him from that company in 2014....
01:13 2019-06-01

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 Bryan Stirling said Friday that former prosecutor and judge Knox McMahon and former Richland County p...
21:00 2019-05-31

Former UAW Official Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Illegal Payments A former vice president for the United Auto Workers union was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison by a U.S. district judge in Detroit Monday for accepting illegal payments from executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV....
01:13 2019-08-06

Teacher gets 5 years in prison for affair with female student A twisted former New Jersey second-grade teacher will spend at least four years behind bars after she admitted to having an “emotionally and morally damaging” affair with a teen girl at her charter school. Lauren Coyle-Mitchell, 36, was sentenced Friday after she copped to having oral se...
22:13 2019-08-06

Banker drowns himself in pool amid fears of going to prison A British banking bigwig who feared that he was about to be swept up in a finance probe and end up behind bars drowned himself in his swimming pool, according to a report. Adrian Hill, 60, the former head of the HFC Bank, told his wife that he was going downstairs to make a cup......
18:39 2019-08-08

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....
00:13 2019-06-02

Ex-billionaire Raj Rajaratnam spotted leaving $17.5M pad after prison release Raj who? Eight years after his $70 million insider trading trial shook Wall Street, former Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam is back in town — and trying his best to go unnoticed. “Oh no, not me,” Rajaratnam, 62, told a photographer who spotted the fallen hedgie escaping his $17.5 million Sutton ...
08:52 2019-09-13

Stalin's Azerbaijan prison where water burns like fire If an artist were to sketch a map of Azerbaijan, its southernmost part would be covered in green tea gardens, citrus bushes and the coastal line would be dotted with picturesque lighthouses....
17:26 2019-08-06

The Post-Prison Situation: What Celebrities Have Really Done When Their Time Behind Bars Is Over Mike Sorrentino's prison situation is finally over. The Jersey Shore star is a free man again after serving an eight-month sentence for tax evasion, more than ready to resume his life......
22:52 2019-09-12

Bernie Madoff wants Trump to commute his prison sentence Bernie Madoff, the infamous mastermind behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, is asking President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year prison sentence....
08:39 2019-07-25

American who fought for Taliban to be freed early from US prison John Walker Lindh to be released but some politicians say he may still be security riskJohn Walker Lindh, the American captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban, is to be released early from federal prison despite some US politicians expressing concerns he may still be a security risk.Lindh, photogr...
14:52 2019-05-23

‘Psychopathic’ rapist treated to KFC meal during prison transfer A hulking “psychopathic” rapist and kidnapper was treated to a meal at KFC as officials transferred him between prisons in the UK, according to a new report. Ashley Wright, 60, who is accused of raping three women and kidnapping one, enjoyed the feast at the fried chicken mecca as he was transferred...
18:52 2019-09-09

Ex-Marine sentenced to 4 years in prison over charity scam A Florida man who promised to send military families to Disney World is now on a trip of his own — a four-year jaunt to federal prison. John Shannon Simpson, 44, pocketed $391,000 he raised for “Marines and Mickey,” a charity he founded in 2014 presumably to send US Marines and the...
23:26 2019-08-06

Rapper Tay-K sentenced to 55 years in prison for murder of Texas man, 21 Rapper Taymore “Tay-K” McIntyre was sentenced Tuesday to 55 years in prison for his role in the 2016 shooting death of a Texas man during a robbery gone wrong. ...
22:13 2019-07-24

Natasha Lyonne is getting really into directing these days Some people get really into knitting or gardening or crystals as a hobby during these overly long summer days, but Russian Doll’s Natasha Lyonne has apparently decided to get into directing instead. As noted by Deadline, she has just finished directing an episode of Hulu’s High Fidelity reboot/remak...
02:13 2019-08-02

Three days of peace: Woodstock at 50 – in pictures On the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the founder and creator Michael Lang talks through his memories of the three-day festival to celebrate a new edition of a book looking back on the 1969 event Continue reading......
08:39 2019-08-15

The Latest: Nishikori completes 5-set win over 2 days The Latest on the French Open: Kei Nishikori completed a five-set win over two days to reach the French Open quarterfinals        ...
15:26 2019-06-03

Around the world in 245 days – just £67k for voyage of a lifetime You’ll get to visit six continents and 51 countries (if you don’t mind ballooning your carbon footprint)In the tick-box, bucket-list era of destination travel it promises to deliver an unparalleled experience.Those setting off this weekend from London on the longest continuous round-the-world cruise...
18:13 2019-08-30

Then and Now: 79 Days of Protest in Hong Kong It has been 79 days since an estimated one million people took to the streets of Hong Kong to join a protest that kicked off a summer of upheaval, and the movement shows little sign of abating. The protests that gripped this semiautonomous region of China beginning on June 9 have become its longest ...
20:00 2019-08-27

Markets Right Now: S&P 500 climbs after 4 days of losses NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 4 p.m. The S&P 500 index broke a four-day losing streak thanks to gains in banks and health care companies, but a drop in Boeing pulled the Dow Jones Industrial Average slightly lower. Wells Fargo rose 1.1% Thursday a...
22:39 2019-06-27

30 Days of Musical Blackness With VSB, Day 21: Nicole Bus, 'You' Almost nine years ago now, I was listening to the radio, back when that was a thing, and I heard a song that sounded so much like a Lauryn Hill song, or one that should have been a Lauryn Hill song, that I absolutely yelled out the window, “LAURYN BACK LAURYN BACK GOT ALL THESE NWORDS SCREAMING THAT...
20:52 2019-06-21

The Tragic Truth About Amy Winehouse's Last Days Amy Winehouse may have considered herself less of a star and more of a smoldering candle casting a dim glow over the booze-soaked patrons in a smoky basement club, adding to the romantic danger of......
00:00 2019-09-15

Commodities: First Few Trading Days of the Month are Key You learn a lot when you observe (and forecast) market behavior for a couple of decades. Jeffrey Kennedy, our Commodity Junctures editor, tells you why the first few days of the month are so important for commodities in this new EllottWaveTV interview....
21:00 2019-05-21

Around the world in 245 days – at just £67k for cruise of a lifetime You’ll get to visit six continents and 51 countries (if you don’t mind ballooning your carbon footprint)In the tick-box, bucket-list era of destination travel, it promises to deliver an unparalleled experience. However, passengers setting off from London this weekend on the longest continuous round-...
21:52 2019-08-30

What to wear in June: five looks for five days – in pictures As we continue towards midsummer’s day, things can become a little sticky. Here’s how to stay stylish – and keep a cool head this month Continue reading......
14:26 2019-06-05

Gene Munster: Netflix's best days are behind it Loup Ventures founding partner Gene Munster told CNBC's "Fast Money" on Wednesday that Netflix's disappointing second quarter results are a turning point for the company, saying the best days for the streaming giant "are in fact behind it."...
04:26 2019-07-18

What to wear in September: five looks for five days – in pictures As the weather cools, it’s time to cover up. Make summer staples such as strappy dresses, straw totes and midi skirts last longer by integrating them into your new season wardrobe Continue reading......
08:26 2019-09-04

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 16: Yes, I Can Cook, Too You know, I saw this whole thing going differently in my mind. I had visions of puttering around my kitchen every weekend, spatula in hand, hair wrapped and apron around my waist, whipping up savory vegan dishes the way I have many a Sunday roast chicken dinner or Thanksgiving feast, and turning out...
01:26 2019-08-30

"We Die Together": Man Sent Woman 10,000 Texts In 12 Days, Say Police A Florida man was extradited from Georgia this week after allegedly sending 10,000 text messages to a female acquaintance in a 12-day period, including some that police say were sexually explicit,......
03:52 2019-08-15

California hit by second significant earthquake in as many days A second earthquake shook southern California on Friday night, topping the powerful quake that hit the region just a day earlier, authorities said. The latest temblor was given a preliminary magnitude of between 6.9 and 7.1, officials said. It struck near the Mojave Desert town of Ridgecrest at abou...
07:52 2019-07-06

United Way Days of Caring service TUCSON, Ariz. – United Way of Tucson and Southern Arizona has opened volunteer registration for the 20th annual Days of Caring service. With 130 projects on this year’s slate of service, this program, that combines local needs with dedicated volunteers for improvement projects around the commu...
10:52 2019-08-29

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Series in the Works How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is getting the TV treatment. Well, the series treatment. The fan-favorite movie starring Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey is in development at Quibi, the......
20:39 2019-08-01

Four Days in Ojai, a Musical Utopia The multitalented Barbara Hannigan organized this year’s Ojai Music Festival, a well-balanced meal of programming that went down easily, without bloat....
00:26 2019-06-12

Mets could use more days like this from Robinson Cano WASHINGTON — What do you know, Robinson Cano gave the Mets’ offense the lift it needed in Wednesday’s much-needed win over the Nationals. Cano was on base in all four plate appearances and hit his 11th home run of the season in the fourth inning of the Mets’ 8-4 win at Nationals Park. The home......
14:26 2019-09-05

22 Days of Eating Like Beyoncé, Day 8: But Will It Really Tip the Scales? For everyone who thinks 22 days of veganism will get you bodied like Beyoncé (or think that I think it will), think again—or so says my scale, which this morning registered approximately a pound of weight loss after a week of loosely following the 22 Days Nutrition plan. While those results are far ...
03:26 2019-08-22

It's Been A Spectacular Few Days For Mario Speedrunning The Super Mario games are among some of the most popular in all of speedrunning. From console to console, Mario has been pushed to his breaking point. The last few days have formed a watershed moment for Mario speedrunning as new records in Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario 64 move into uncharted te...
05:00 2019-08-06

What to wear in August: five looks for five days – in pictures From spaghetti straps to hiking sandals, these outfits will help you keep cool while the warm weather continues – but can be restyled long into next season Continue reading......
22:52 2019-08-02

Durant: 'Some days I hate the circus of the NBA' "The circus of the NBA" is one thing Kevin Durant could do without, as he sees it as one of the reasons for his messy breakups with Oklahoma City and Golden State....
17:52 2019-09-10

PSG says Neymar’s injury to be re-assessed in next 3 days PARIS (AP) — Neymar will be re-examined by Paris Saint-Germain’s medical staff within the next three days to determine how long the Brazil forward will need to be sidelined. PSG said Thursday that Neymar has “suffered a severe sprain of the outer lateral ligament” in his right ankl...
23:13 2019-06-06

5 police officers were killed in 9 days Three of the five police officers killed in the past nine days across the US each leave behind two children. A fourth was a young police academy graduate who was about to hit the streets on her own. Another had joined his department a little over four years ago....
18:39 2019-06-27

'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 an airport catering to the private jet set, an education centre is rising in Texan fields bookended ...
15:26 2019-06-22

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 sweeping college admissions scam at elite US universities – but he will not face additional prison time.J...
01:26 2019-06-13

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 Wednesday to life in prison plus 30 years without the possibility of parole—the mandatory sentence ...
16:39 2019-07-17

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 sentenced Wednesday to 48 months in prison, minus time served....
18:39 2019-06-27

Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell New Zealand officials have admitted they made a big mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell...
11:26 2019-08-14

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, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, signed a bill to make his state ...
23:00 2019-05-26

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 the possibility of parole....
14:39 2019-06-22

Man who threw ‘death party’ for wife sentenced to 3 years in prison A Minnesota man who threw his ailing wife a drug-fueled “death party” has been sentenced to three years behind bars after copping to a plea deal, according to a report. Duane Arden Johnson, 59, who pleaded guilty to criminal neglect in June, was sentenced Monday in a plea deal approved by Judge Robe...
17:39 2019-08-13

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....
16:13 2019-06-13

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.        ...
22:00 2019-05-25

Brazil: Prison riot in Amazonas state leaves at least 8 dead Authorities in Brazil say fighting erupted among inmates at a prison in the northern state of Amazonas, and at least eight people died before the riot was brought under control...
23:13 2019-05-26

'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 men ever to walk this planet."...
05:00 2019-05-25

Woman who helped in Dannemora prison break is denied parole ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The upstate New York prison tailor who helped two killers escape has been denied parole for a third time. A parole board decision released Thursday says Joyce Mitchell will remain behind bars for at least two more years. She’s serving 2 1/3 to seven years for helping Richar...
23:39 2019-06-13

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....
04:13 2019-05-27

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 clash started when inmates, many armed, refused to let authorities enter, fearing they would be robbed,...
02:26 2019-05-25

Ex-NBA player Sebastian Telfair sentenced to more than three years in prison in gun case Sebastian Telfair who had a disappointing pro basketball career, was convicted earlier this year of carrying a loaded handgun in his pickup truck.       ...
23:52 2019-08-13

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 — who pressed his pistol against an officer’s chest and snarled, “I have a gun, f–king die’’ whe...
01:13 2019-07-09

Maryland man sentenced to 30 months in prison for role in $20M Ponzi scheme A Maryland man was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of more than $20 million, the Justice Department announced this week....
06:13 2019-09-01

Sebastian Telfair, once a hoops phenom, sentenced to prison on gun charge Telfair won national player of the year honors in high school before going to straight to the NBA, where he failed to make a major impact over a 10-year career....
07:13 2019-08-13

Man Sent To Prison For Threatening To Kill Bernie Sanders In 'ISIS-Style' A Florida man was sentenced to 15 months in prison on Friday for threatening to behead US Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders, federal prosecutors said....
12:26 2019-08-24

Brazilian gang leader tries to escape prison disguised as daughter Brazilian prison authorities catch an inmate trying to escape prison dressed up as his teenage daughter, including a mask, a bra and wig.        ...
16:52 2019-08-05

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 his conviction be overturned. Keith Bush and his defense attorney will appear in Arthur M. Cromarty C...
19:39 2019-05-22

'American Taliban' John Walker Lindh to be released from prison A California man captured in 2001 fighting for the Taliban is to be released from prison on Thursday after nearly two decades in jail. But concerns remain as to whether he has abandoned his radical ideology....
15:26 2019-05-23

'American Taliban' Lindh released from U.S. prison amid concerns 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, the Federal Bureau of Prisons said....
19:39 2019-05-23

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.        ...
16:52 2019-07-12

Inmate acquitted of guard’s slaying in Delaware prison riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — 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. Jurors deliberated over two days before acquitting 32-year-old Roman Shankaras on Thursday in the death of St...
21:26 2019-05-23

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....
21:39 2019-05-23

'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....
15:26 2019-05-23

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....
06:13 2019-06-18

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 recovers in a hospital in Boston. A judge on Monday ordered a man nicknamed “Bone” to one ye...
05:00 2019-06-18

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......
19:26 2019-07-12

'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....
00:13 2019-05-24

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 and retail giant Amazon....
11:13 2019-07-12

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 targeting internet users who downloaded porn.Read more......
18:00 2019-06-18

Man faces life in prison for cutting up, dissolving girlfriend’s body A Texas man who killed his live-in girlfriend, cut up her body into small pieces, and dissolved the remains in chemicals was sentenced to life behind bars for the horrifying murder, prosecutors said this week. Kevin Wayne Powell, 50, described in local reports as a self-employed home remodeler, was ...
17:13 2019-05-23

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 personal information such as home addresses — five Republican senators....
03:39 2019-06-20

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...
18:00 2019-05-23

U.S. wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life after murder plot target testifies U.S. 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 a murder plot he was accused of initiating....
15:39 2019-07-11

Millions of 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 and newsletterMillions of US taxpayer dollars are being invested into private prison operators invol...
16:13 2019-07-11

U.S. wants 'El Chapo' in prison for life, after he hears from murder plot victim U.S. 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 plots....
16:13 2019-07-11

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......
03:13 2019-07-12

‘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 the Big Apple, authorities said. Warmus, 55, whose obsession echoed Glenn Close’s character in the fli...
18:39 2019-06-18

‘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 Northern California served 17 years of a 20-year sentence and was released early for good behavior, CNN re...
14:13 2019-05-23

Rapper A$AP Rocky Is Convicted of Assault in Sweden, Won't Face Prison American rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault in Sweden but won’t serve prison time after a trial marked by an intervention by President Trump, who urged the country’s government to release the artist....
23:00 2019-08-14

Samsung’s Leader at Risk of More Prison Time After Court Rules Against Him South Korea’s Supreme Court found that J.Y. Lee, the company’s de facto leader, had paid more in bribes to the former president than a lower court had ruled....
18:52 2019-08-29

Cyntoia Brown expected to be released from prison this week after clemency A woman who said she was a sex trafficking victim when she was sentenced to life in prison at 16 for killing a man will leave prison this week this after having been granted clemency....
11:39 2019-08-07

Myanmar court sends filmmaker to prison for army remarks A court in Myanmar has found a prominent filmmaker guilty of defaming the military with his postings on Facebook and sentenced him to a year in prison...
09:39 2019-08-30

John Walker Lindh, known as the ‘American Taliban,’ set to be released from prison John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, is set to go free after nearly two decades in prison....
23:26 2019-05-22

Woman who gave birth alone in prison cell files lawsuit A woman who gave birth alone in her prison cell in Denver is suing the Colorado city after officers and nurses allegedly ignored her cries for help during five hours of labour....
10:39 2019-08-30

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 Facility on Monday came as student demonstrators and police faced of downtown following a massive protest o...
07:00 2019-06-17

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, 61, claimed earlier this month he’d been forced to shove toilet paper in his ears to mask th...
22:52 2019-05-24

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won’t face prison A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:26 2019-08-14

From pecan pralines to ‘dots’ as currency: how the prison economy works When economic freedoms are taken away, informal markets will always find new and ingenious ways to satisfy demand. By Richard DaviesWhen Wilbert Rideau was 19, in 1961, he killed a man in a bungled bank robbery. After being convicted and sentenced to death, he was sent to Louisiana State Penitentiar...
15:26 2019-08-30

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 the Trump administration's policies....
03:13 2019-07-09

Pipe bomb mailer Cesar Sayoc gets 20 years in prison A federal judge in New York handed down a 20-year sentence Monday to a Florida man who mailed more than a dozen pipe bombs to Democrats and news outlets he accused of being critical of President Donald Trump....
09:52 2019-08-06

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....
00:13 2019-06-28

"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....
05:13 2019-05-24

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 Zamora faced, was the culmination of a sensational case that drew international attention, The Arizona Re...
00:39 2019-07-13

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 residents to 50 years in prison....
06:00 2019-05-24

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......
06:40 2019-05-24

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 the life sentence of Mario Jesus Dorame. “It tears you up. It hurts. It hurts really bad,R...
07:52 2019-07-13

| Epstein death: two prison guards put on leave, warden reassigned The warden of the high-security New York prison where convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein apparently committed suicide has been temporarily reassigned and two guards put on leave, the Justice Department has said....
19:26 2019-08-14

Terrapin turtle trafficker gets 6 months in prison -- and he'll have to shell out $250G A Pennsylvania man will have to shell out $250,000 and spend six months behind bars for illegally trafficking thousands of threatened diamondback terrapin turtles....
03:26 2019-08-30

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 Louis Mattingly of Louisville was sentenced Monday. Mattingly was serving a sentence for armed bank robb...
06:26 2019-06-21

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)        ...
13:13 2019-06-17

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 matter what they’ve done”, according to a report.Female former prisoners told researchers, Muslim experts...
19:52 2019-07-15

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 Monday....
14:39 2019-05-21

US Billionaire Charged With Sex-Trafficking Found Dead In Prison: Report US financier Jeffrey Epstein, indicted on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, committed suicide in prison, US news media reported Saturday....
23:00 2019-08-10

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....
04:52 2019-06-07

U.S. attorney general shakes up prison bureau after Epstein death U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Monday shook up the leadership at the federal Bureau of Prisons, removing its acting chief following the suicide of financier Jeffrey Epstein in a New York City jail....
04:52 2019-08-20

Pedophiles in prison: The hell that would have awaited Epstein if he'd stayed behind bars Whether Jeffrey Epstein had languished for years awaiting trial under charges of operating a child sex ring – or been convicted – life behind bars for the disgraced money man would have been a far cry from the private islands and majestic mansions to which he'd grown accustomed....
05:52 2019-08-22

NBC’s Lester Holt spends 2 nights in prison for news show NBC’s Lester Holt spent two nights in a notorious Louisiana prison earlier this year while reporting for a ‘Dateline NBC’ episode on criminal justice reform...
20:39 2019-09-04

Man convicted for raping 7 Tucson women sentenced to 274 years in prison TUCSON – A man convicted of raping numerous women in Tucson was sentenced to 274 years in prison Monday. After receiving funding to test untested sexual assault kits in 2017, the Tucson Police Department linked Nathan Loebe to raping seven women between 2003 and 2015. Some of his victims deliv...
16:52 2019-05-21

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 information in U.S. history....
05:00 2019-07-20

Vail man gets life prison terms in deaths of wife, daughter TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Tucson-area man accused of murdering his wife and daughter last year and attempting to kill his teenage son has been sentenced to at least 71 years in prison. Pima County prosecutors say Hernando Enriquez was sentenced Monday to two consecutive 25-to-life sentences and 21 year...
04:00 2019-08-20

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 while she serves a sentence in federal prison....
06:26 2019-06-08

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 decades though officials never found proof he shared it with anyone....
00:26 2019-07-20

'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. ...
14:00 2019-05-30

Prison experts 'stunned and angry' Epstein was taken off suicide watch Even before his first suspected suicide attempt last month, Jeffrey Epstein was perhaps the most vulnerable man in the federal jail system: a wealthy and well-known financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
13:00 2019-08-11

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 shakedown of a union official. The sentence for Vincent Esposito, the 51-year-old son of Gigante and th...
21:52 2019-07-19

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....
21:26 2019-07-19

Brazil prison riot leaves 57 inmates dead, 16 decapitated Authorities say at least 57 prisoners have been killed by other inmates during a riot at a prison in northern Brazil.        ...
18:13 2019-07-31

'Shocking' that Jeffrey Epstein was taken off suicide watch, say prison experts Jeffrey Epstein, the 66-year-old financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls, was taken off suicide watch in the days before he died, a decision experts found bewildering....
17:00 2019-08-11

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 decades earlier....
23:13 2019-07-04

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 seven years in March for financial crimes, also faces a number of state charges brought by Manhattan DA ...
13:39 2019-06-18

Inmates suing NY prison system for taking pain pills away ALBANY, N.Y. — A group of inmates is suing the New York state prison system over its efforts to crack down on prescription drug abuse, saying they are being forced to live with chronic pain because some medications have become too difficult to get behind bars. The lawsuit, filed in federal court Mon...
02:26 2019-09-05

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 Charlottesville, Virginia....
20:26 2019-07-20

Romania's ruling party chief headed to prison for corruption Romania's Supreme Court upheld a three-and-a-half year prison sentence for graft against ruling Social Democrat Party leader Liviu Dragnea on Monday, one day after his party lost a European election to centrist groupings....
16:13 2019-05-27

| Cameroon forces quash prison riot posted on Facebook Cameroon's security forces put down a riot by prisoners who ransacked and burnt a jail in the capital Yaounde overnight, witnesses told AFP on Tuesday....
08:01 2019-07-24

LI rental scammer who sent rat poop to complaining victims avoids prison A Hamptons landlady mailed rat poop to would-be summer renters of her tony beach house — in an effort to terrorize them out of recovering their deposits. Despite pleading guilty to the sick scheme, Sheila Friedman, 75, got off with just five months of house arrest at her sentencing Thursday in...
01:00 2019-08-09

With parents in prison, kids at risk for lasting psychiatric problems (Reuters Health) - Children who have a parent in prison may be more than twice as likely as other kids to have depression, attention problems and conduct disorders by the time they reach adolescence, a U.S. study suggests....
08:52 2019-09-06

Reports of fire, shots at Cameroon maximum security prison Reports are coming in of a fire at the Kondengui Central Prison in Yaounde. Criticizing officials for overcrowding and the poor condition of the facilities, detainees have staged protests....
03:52 2019-07-23

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....
01:01 2019-06-02

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.        ...
16:26 2019-05-21

Oregon man who targeted ex-friend with dog poop bomb avoids prison An Oregon man who targeted his former friend with an improvised dog poop-filled bomb avoided prison Tuesday when he was sentenced to three years probation....
02:13 2019-09-06

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 limit overcrowding....
13:39 2019-06-01

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....
12:26 2019-06-01

Kardashian-inspired prison law frees $70M Wall Street scammer A notorious inside trader who was slapped with a then-record, 11-year prison term in 2011 was quietly released to home confinement in his swank Upper East Side apartment this summer — thanks in part to Kim Kardashian. Ex-billionaire Raj Rajaratnam was released early for good behavior, but didn’t hav...
06:52 2019-09-10

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 ousted him from that company in 2014....
03:00 2019-06-01

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 a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempted life-saving measures until paramedics arrived. ...
16:52 2019-05-21

‘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 Manhattan on Friday claiming that three people connected with the pharmaceutical company he created ripped h...
21:26 2019-05-31

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 for Donald Trump’s impeachment that she would rather see the president in prison.Pelosi made the rema...
20:39 2019-06-06

Monster gets 120 years in prison for livestreaming sexual abuse of his daughter A depraved Iowa man was sentenced to 120 years behind bars for repeatedly sexually abusing his daughter — from infancy to 6 years old — and even raping her live on the internet, according to authorities and new reports. Steven Douglas Crook Jr., 29, of Bloomfield, pleaded guilty to four counts of se...
21:39 2019-06-06

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......
22:39 2019-06-06

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....
13:39 2019-06-28

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 Wednesday they believed they had identified the frozen-treat fiend after “detectives had obtai...
08:39 2019-07-05

Inmate violence up 50 per cent at London prison Wormwood Scrubs The number of assaults has risen sharply at a London prison involved in a flagship government violence-reduction project, the Ministry of Justice admitted today....
06:52 2019-08-23

Afghan forces rescue 34 people form Taliban-run prison KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Interior Ministry says Afghan special forces have rescued 34 people from a Taliban-run prison in northern Baghlan province. Tuesday’s statement from the ministry says 17 civilians and 17 members of the security forces — seven soldiers, seven policemen and three in...
12:00 2019-06-11

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....
15:13 2019-06-11

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 condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
21:13 2019-06-12

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 last year....
15:13 2019-06-11

Ex-journalists of Turkey's opposition daily Cumhuriyet freed from prison Five former journalists and a cartoonist from opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet have been released after 142 days behind bars on assisting terrorism charges. The men were greeted by supporters and family on their release....
02:52 2019-09-13

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.        ...
15:52 2019-06-18

Shameless' Ian and Mickey Are Finding a Prison Relationship "Challenging" in Season 10 Ian and Mickey aren't just back on Shameless, they're back together...but it's not quite all sunshine and rainbows. The couple reunited in prison in the middle of season nine,......
03:26 2019-08-17

El Chapo: Mexican drug lord sentenced to life in prison US district judge imposed life sentence plus 30 years on Joaquín Guzmán at hearing in federal Brooklyn courtJoaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States over three decades, was sentenced by...
20:00 2019-07-17

Saudi-led coalition bombs Yemen prison, scores killed Air strikes by a Saudi-led military coalition in southwest Yemen hit a prison complex, killing scores of people, Yemen's Houthi movement and a Red Cross official said on Sunday....
17:26 2019-09-01

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 2019-05-29

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, authorities said....
05:39 2019-05-28

US resident released after years in Iran prison says he was put on 'show trial' Nizar Zakka, a Lebanese IT expert jailed for espionage, says his release may have served to reduce tensions between US and IranA Lebanese man who had been imprisoned in Iran for years on charges of espionage said Tuesday that he was subjected to “kidnapping, arbitrary detention and a show trial”, ad...
08:26 2019-06-12

He threatened GOP lawmakers over Trump’s policies. Now he faces up to 10 years in prison. Carlos Bayon, 63, threatened House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) last year, according to the Department of Justice....
07:26 2019-08-01

Jersey Shore Star ‘The Situation’ Released From Federal Prison (NEWARK, N.J.) — “Jersey Shore” cast member Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino is now a free man. The 37-year-old reality television star’s publicist says he was released from prison in Otisville, New York, around 8:30 a.m. Thursday. He took to Twitter shortly after ...
22:26 2019-09-12