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News about prison

PICS: Notorious 'Bloods Gang' moved after failed Westville prison break
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +0200
Members of a notorious Durban gang were moved to Kokstad’s maximum security Ebongweni C-Max facility from the Westville Prison after a jail break scare.
© Cape Times
Indonesian teen raped by brother sentenced to prison for abortion
Sun, 22 Jul 2018 09:25:00 +0200
JAKARTA, Indonesia — A 15-year-old Indonesian who was raped by her brother has been sentenced to six months in prison for abortion. Singgih Hermawan, deputy chief of Batanghari police in Jambi province, says both the girl and brother were convicted...
© NY Daily News
Katy woman accused of mailing meth to Conroe double killer in North Texas prison
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:44:42 +0200
A Katy woman was arrested in North Texas on Thursday after she allegedly tried mailing meth into a prison, according to local reports.
© Houston Chronicle
Police prisoner bolts from cops in SoHo before dashing into nearby housing project
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 02:30:00 +0200
A handcuffed thief bolted away from cops in SoHo Friday and ran into a nearby housing project, police sources said. The fugitive, who had been arrested only minutes before for petit larceny, broke free from an anti-crime team around 7:25 p.m. near Broadway...
© NY Daily News
Fearing death in prison, Silver says he's sorry, admits career 'has become dirty and shameful'
Sat, 21 Jul 2018 00:40:00 +0200
Fearing he will spend the rest of his days behind bars, Sheldon Silver is finally ready to say he’s sorry for using one of state government’s most powerful jobs to fill his bank accounts. “I worry about my own age and health. I pray I will not die...
© NY Daily News
Texas prison officials accused of destroying evidence in burn pit outside Eastham Unit
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 22:28:01 +0200
Three Texas prison officials were arrested this month for allegedly lighting tractors parts on fire in a burn pit behind a Houston County lock-up in an apparent attempt to dispose of evidence that was part of an ongoing investigation.
© Houston Chronicle
Harlem groper did 20 years in prison for stabbing two women in Virginia: prosecutors
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 20:00:00 +0200
A parolee accused of groping a 28-year-old woman in Harlem is a violent predator who previously spent 20 years in prison for stabbing two women in Virginia, Manhattan prosecutors said Friday. The scary criminal past of Yakim Daniels came out as the 41-year-old...
© NY Daily News
Those who abuse the naira risk imprisonment, fine, Emefiele warns
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 18:05:01 +0200
Gibson Achonu, Owerri The Central Bank of Nigeria has decried the growing abuse of the naira through squeezing, selling, spraying at parties and trampling upon while dancing at parties. The apex bank also decried the hoarding of the national legal tender...
© The Punch
Texas woman who sexually abused adopted daughter, forced her to be surrogate gets 33 years in prison
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:25:00 +0200
A Texas woman arrested with her husband for subjecting their adopted daughter to more than decade of sexual and emotional abuse has been sentenced to 33 years behind bars. Laura Castillo pleaded guilty to three counts of sexual assault and was sentenced...
© NY Daily News
South Korean court sentences ex-president Park to another eight years in prison
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 12:40:23 +0200
A South Korean court sentenced former president Park Geun-hye to eight more years in prison on Friday after finding her guilty on charges of causing loss of government funds and interfering in a 2016 parliamentary election. Park has already been sentenced...
© The Punch
South Korea’s ex-President Park given eight more years in prison
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:05:09 +0200
Disgraced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country’s spy agency on Friday and given eight ...
© Japan Times
[Breaking] Court sentences ex-President Park Geun-hye to 8 yrs in prison
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 07:51:35 +0200
A Seoul court on Friday sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to eight years in prison for illegally taking off-book
© The Korea Herald
Nagoya court hands woman two-year prison term for destroying 54 violins owned by her former husband
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:31:51 +0200
The ex-wife of a former violin maker was sentenced by a court to two years in prison Thursday for breaking into his house and destroying ...
© Japan Times
Feds ask for 'significant prison term' for convicted Cuomo top aide Percoco
Fri, 20 Jul 2018 06:00:00 +0200
The feds want to send Albany a message: Clean up your act or you’ll do hard time. The Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office asked a judge to slap Joe Percoco, the convicted former top aide to Gov. Cuomo, with more than five years in prison to teach other...
© NY Daily News

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Chicago couple's cautionary tale: Turkey vacation ends in putrid prison cell
Sat, 07 Mar 2015 13:14:00 +0100
Chicago businessman Martin O'Connor was at the tail end of a church-sponsored trip to Turkey with his wife in November when he bought a sword engraved with Arabic script at Istanbul's teeming Grand Bazaar.
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Toronto man sentenced to life in prison for brutal 2013 murder of girlfriend
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:02:17 +0200
Brian Harte, 43, pled guilty to murdering girlfriend and single mother Natasha Perez.
© The Star
Inmates in awe of the most high-profile prisoner ever
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:16:53 +0200
A sense of awe prevailed over the inmates of the Parappana Agrahara Central prison, when the high-profile convict, former Tamil Nadu chief minister JJayalalitha, took a stroll around the premises early Sunday morning. For Jayalalitha, the night was...
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Convicted rapist at upstate maximum security prison killed
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 01:22:47 +0200
Karl Taylor, 52, died Monday at the Sullivan Correctional Facility about 100 miles from the city.
© NY Daily News
Serial killer Brian Dugan gives 1st prison interview: 'I could not stop'
Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:29:00 +0100
Sitting under a paper sign reading "Offender Sit Here," he unspooled the story of his life: a childhood with alcoholic parents, the rapes and murders that put him on death row for a time, and now, after spending more than half of his life behind bars,...
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EXCLUSIVE: Cops nab bank robber who escaped prison in 1977
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 08:30:00 +0100
The door knock that Bobby Love dodged for 37 years came before sunrise last month.
© NY Daily News
8 prison staff killed in N2 crash
Tue, 05 May 2015 12:14:00 +0200
At least eight people - all of them prison staff - were killed and two others critically injured in a crash near Swellendam.
© Cape Times
Two escaped prisoners apparently cornered by cops
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 20:34:21 +0200
Heavy law enforcement was reported in Willsboro, N.Y., which sits on the shore of Lake Champlain.
© NY Daily News
U.S. Supreme Court allows Muslim prisoner to grow short beard
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 05:57:16 +0100
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Tuesday that an Arkansas prison cannot prevent a Muslim inmate from wearing a short beard, in keeping with his religious beliefs. The case was brought by Gregory Holt, also known as Abdul Maalik Muhammad, who is...
© Japan Times
Brooklyn principal tried to smuggle heroin into upstate prison: cops
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 05:48:35 +0200
Public School 28 Principal Sadie Silver, 40, of Bushwick, was arrested Friday with Michael Acosta, 34, after cops caught the educator and her partner carrying heroin and prescription drugs into Coxsackie Correctional Facility.
© NY Daily News
Sentenced to prison and sent home the same day
Mon, 13 Apr 2015 12:03:00 +0200
By the time Pedro Arenas pleaded guilty to a gun charge, he had already served his sentence.
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ICC sentences Congo warlord to 12 years in prison
Fri, 23 May 2014 12:13:59 +0200
The International Criminal Court has sentenced ex-Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga to 12 years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes. Katanga was found guilty in March, only the second person to be convicted by the Netherlands-based court....
© The Punch
ICC sentences Congo warlord to 12 years in prison
Fri, 23 May 2014 12:13:59 +0200
The International Criminal Court has sentenced ex-Congolese militia leader Germain Katanga to 12 years in prison for aiding and abetting war crimes. Katanga was found guilty in March, only the second person to be convicted by the Netherlands-based court....
© The Punch
Guards allegedly made prisoner appear naked in Yukon court
Wed, 14 May 2014 03:54:15 +0200
A human rights complaint has been filed against Yukon’s justice department after an inmate was allegedly forced to appear naked in court.
© The Star
Seventeen inmates quarantined after another prisoner dies
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:09:45 +0100
A cellblock with 17 Harris County jail prisoners remains under quarantine after the death earlier this week of an inmate from an unknown medical condition, state and county officials confirmed. Alan Bernstein, director of public affairs for Harris County...
© Houston Chronicle
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