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21, Apr 2014 - York Inside a Maine Prison
Joseph Ponte, New York’s newly appointed corrections commissioner who starts his new position on Monday, spent the last three years in Maine remaking the state’s corrections system.
21, Apr 2014 - Ocean Shores House passes bill to save Green Mountain Lookout
The U.S. House has passed a measure to protect the popular Green Mountain Lookout in Glacier Peak Wilderness, which a federal judge has ordered removed.
21, Apr 2014 - Jones Model inmate granted freedom after 39 years
DES MOINES — After nearly 40 years in prison for a 1974 shooting outside a Waterloo pool hall, Rasberry Williams will soon be a free man. The Iowa Board of Parole decided Wednesday to parole Williams, 68, after Gov. Terry Branstad commuted Williams’s life sentence last spring based on reports Williams was a model inmate who prevented two inmate attacks on correctional officers. “I’m very ...
21, Apr 2014 - Delaware Rag Tag strikes chord with Ohio inmates
Although they're imprisoned at Marysville's Ohio Reformatory for Women, about 400 inmates recently had their spirits lifted by central Ohio's Rag Tag Worship Team.
21, Apr 2014 - Ex-Mingo prosecutor ready for sentencing
CHARLESTON -- The upcoming sentencings of two key former Mingo County public officials are an opportunity for a southern West Virginia coal mining community shaken by corruption to start bouncing back, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin said.
21, Apr 2014 - Liberty Texan, 23, Headed To State Prison For Urinating On The Alamo
Daniel Athens will serve 18 months in custody for relieving himself on the so-called Shrine of Texas Liberty. read more
21, Apr 2014 - Charles Missouri man executed for raping, killing teen in 1989
A man convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 17-year-old girl in suburban St. Louis more than two decades ago was executed Wednesday in Missouri, marking the state's fifth execution in as many months.
21, Apr 2014 - Denver Murder trial set for 18-year-old man
PERU -- An 18-year-old Peru man is set to face trial for murder after police say he stabbed and killed a 19-year-old Peru man during an altercation in December. Rannin A. Shuler is scheduled for a jury trial from May 19 through May 23 on charges of m
21, Apr 2014 - La Crosse Three area players given state honors
MADISON, Wis. (WXOW) - Three local girls basketball players receive honorable mentions for their contribution on the court this past season.
21, Apr 2014 - Families of those on board MH370 should consult lawyers now, says legal analyst
It’s important for families with loved ones on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 to have lawyers helping them from the beginning, as there are many complicated legal issues tied to the case, says a legal analyst for global news network CNN. Danny Cevallos, who is also a criminal defence attorney and partner at Cevallos & Wong, said in a CNN...
21, Apr 2014 - Marion 2nd round of arrests for Internet gambling
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Almost a year after Florida lawmakers outlawed Internet cafes following the arrests of dozens of suspects on gambling charges, Florida authorities have made a second-round of arrests and executed search warrants in an effort to break up two Internet cafe operations that they say were ...
21, Apr 2014 - Phelps Defense gets its turn in Pistorius murder trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - For five days, Oscar Pistorius endured a withering cross-examination at his murder trial from a prosecutor who pounced on apparent inconsistencies in his testimony.