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News about prison

‘Cocaine cowboy’ gets 11 years in prison after 26 years on the run
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:11:21 +0200
MIAMI — A quarter-century after fleeing from the law, a man dubbed the last of Miami’s “cocaine cowboys” was sentenced Wednesday to 11 years in prison for playing a key role in one of the biggest drug trafficking operations of the...
© New York Post
[Newsmaker] Supreme Court finalizes 1 1/2 year prison term for close aide to ex-President Park
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:04:53 +0200
The Supreme Court finalized a 1 1/2 year prison term for a close aide of ousted former President Park Geun-hye on Thursd
© The Korea Herald
[Newsmaker] Top court finalizes prison term for Park’s aide
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 04:04:53 +0200
The Supreme Court on Thursday finalized an 18-month prison term for an aide to former President Park Geun-hye for leakin
© The Korea Herald
Alleged N322m fraud: Court remands Ibori’s ally, Nwaoboshi, in prison
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 02:09:02 +0200
Oladimeji Ramon The Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of the senator representing Delta North in the National Assembly, Peter Nwaoboshi, in Ikoyi Prison. The remand order was made by Justice Mohammed Idris shortly after Nwaoboshi...
© The Punch
Last of 'Cocaine Cowboys' gets 11 years in prison
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 21:46:48 +0200
A quarter-century after fleeing from the law, a man dubbed the last of Miami's "cocaine cowboys" was sentenced to 11 years in prison.
© NY Daily News
Former NHK reporter sentenced to 21 years in prison for series of rapes
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 15:12:14 +0200
A court sentenced on Wednesday a 29-year-old former reporter for public broadcaster NHK to 21 years in prison for raping three women.While Yasutaka Tsurumoto consistently ...
© Japan Times
Danish inventor sentenced to life in prison for killing journalist
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 13:26:14 +0200
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for torturing and murdering Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his private submarine. Judge Anette Burkoe at the Copenhagen City Court said she and the two jurors agreed...
© New York Post
Coroner: Inmates in South Carolina prison riot bled to death
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 06:49:08 +0200
BISHOPVILLE, S.C. — A coroner says the seven inmates killed during a South Carolina prison riot earlier this month all bled to death from stab wounds. Lee County Coroner Larry Logan said Tuesday all the inmates had several stab or cutting wounds inflicted...
© New York Post
Released from prison, Meek Mill sees 76ers roll into 2nd round
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 05:24:49 +0200
PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. The 76ers,...
© New York Post
Robert Kraft, Patriots celebrate Meek Mill’s release from prison
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:09:09 +0200
Before you know it, the New England Patriots are going to be kneeling for the national anthem.
© NY Daily News
Meek Mill has finally been released from prison
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 01:01:55 +0200
The rapper's prison sentence for violating parole has sparked a national debate.
© NY Daily News
Mom sentenced to prison for second infant death
Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:45:04 +0200
PETOSKEY, Mich. — A northern Michigan woman has been sentenced up to 22½ years in prison for suffocating her infant daughter, her second criminal case in the death of a child. The Petoskey News-Review reports 32-year-old Lisa Rae Bryan learned her...
© New York Post

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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.
© Chicago Tribune
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...
© Deccan Herald
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,...
© Chicago Tribune
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.
© Chicago Tribune
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
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
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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