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SANTA ANA — A 42-year-old man with an extensive criminal record pleaded guilty Tuesday and was immediately sentenced to six years in prison for shooting at a Westminster home, seriously injuring a man. Vu Kim Quach pleaded guilty to a felony count of assault with a firearm. As part of the plea deal ...
The same gulf exists between job certification programs offered to men and women in Texas prisons, according to a new report by the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition. Men, who can choose from a list of 21 professions, have the option of walking out of prison a certified welder, cabinet maker or computer ...

Danish inventor Peter Madsen has been sentenced to life in prison for killing journalist Kim Wall. Madsen invited Wall to board his home-made submarine last August. He was the last person to see her alive. Gruesome details of Wall's death have emerged over the past few months. Warning: Readers may find details of the ...
Then, the 45-year-old former prison inmate headed over to his mom's house for his first home-cooked meal in 17 years. "It's been a long time," he said. "I'm kind of nervous about going out there. We live in a fast society." PREVIOUS COVERAGE: DNA, new plea set man free 17 years after Tampa murder.
An Egyptian military court has sentenced Hisham Genena, the country's former top auditor, to five years in prison for "spreading news that harms the armed forces." Genena, a top campaign aide to former presidential hopeful Sami Anan, was arrested on February 13 after allegedly threatening in an ...
It was announced Tuesday that rapper Meek Mill would be released from prison, after having been sentenced late last year to serve two to four years for probation violations, stemming from a decade-old case. Philadelphia 76ers co-owner and close friend of Mill's, Michael Rubin, was the first to announce ...

That was the first extended time I'd ever spent on a movie set, or inside a prison, for that matter, so I found it hard, seeing the finished film the other night, to take stock of it in the way one usually might. I was too mesmerized by this encounter, on screen, with so many of the inmates I'd met (and developed a ...
“Brodbeck was a contract employee of the prison's food service company and worked in the prison kitchen. He allegedly smuggled narcotics in to inmates after purchasing the narcotics in various cities in Southern Ohio, including Middletown, Dayton and Springfield, the spokesperson said in the release.” The other five ...
The agents included four eight-person surveillance teams. They used two Cessna airplanes to track Young's out-of-prison accomplices, all of whom lived in the Columbia area. The trial also offers insights into the role that illegal cellphones can play inside state prisons. S.C. officials blame last weekend's ...
The woman who was busted for drug smuggling after extensively documenting her luxury vacation on Instagram has been sentenced to eight years in prison. The 24-year-old Quebec native Melina Roberge — who came to be known as the “Cocaine Babe” in the press — broke down crying in an Australian ...
For that, he is serving life without parole for distribution of marijuana in the infamous Angola prison. Last week, Mr. Boehner announced that he ... It should call for the release of people like Mr. Winslow who sit in jails and prisons for the mere use, possession or sale of marijuana. And it must push legislators, ...
The prison — South Carolina's largest — was not secure until around 3 a.m. on April 16, officials said. Most of the inmates who were killed died from stabbing or slashing wounds from "shanks," the coroner's office said. Videos apparently taken by inmates showed the bloody aftermath of the riot, with some ...
A Magna man has been sentenced to prison for up to 35 years in prison for his girlfriend's death, after he choked the woman to unconsciousness and ... Third District Judge Vernice Trease on Wednesday sentenced Larson to consecutive prison terms of two to 20 years on the first count and one to 15 years ...
Unprovoked, correctional officers at the Georgia State Prison at Reidsville “sadistically” assaulted two handcuffed inmates, sending them to the hospital for multiple surgeries, according to a federal lawsuit filed Thursday. The suit from the Southern Center for Human Rights alleges the warden and regional ...
Poor says, "I think a lot of people, unless you're involved in the criminal justice system, the prisons are these invisible places. We don't know what happens inside of them. And so hopefully our stories make human the people that are in here." Working in prison comes with a host of obstacles. The studio is ...
A federal appeals panel has asked a district judge to decide whether it's unconstitutional for South Dakota to impose a statewide ban on porn in prisons. The issue was raised by an inmate who was prohibited access to seemingly innocuous items, because the prison deemed them “pornography,” including ...
In the small prison garden, guard Carol Cerjak helps several inmates pull out the last of the winter greens. The pilot has also helped to build better relations between guards and inmates, Eysses staff say - a stark contrast from other French prisons, where several attacks by radicalized inmates unleashed a ...

In addition, providing the medications and ensuring compliance should be much easier in the controlled environment of prisons and jails, said Dr. Kevin Fiscella, an addiction specialist who advises the National Commission on Correctional Health Care, which accredits prison health programs. “There is no ...
What is prison for? That's a question a growing movement is asking as it looks beyond reforming prisons and sentencing laws, and imagines abolishing incarceration altogether. To think about what that might look like, it's worth considering how the U.S. prison system began, as historian Jim Rice did in his ...
Two inmates at a maximum security prison in Colombia managed to get their guard drunk and escape after they told him they were leaving to get more alcohol. The BBC reports Jhon Gutierrez Rincon and Olmedo Cargas allegedly gave the guard homebrewed liquor before convincing him to let them leave ...
I Shot Photos Inside a California State Prison ... I also did something never done before: because I'm a former pro skateboarder, I was able to bring skateboards into the prison for the inmates to skate. ... My friend Dennis Martinez speaks at prisons all over the world, so I asked him and he made it happen.
As NPR's James Doubek reported at the time of the fire, Venezuela's prisons are notoriously overcrowded. He noted a study by the journalism and research group InSight Crime that said "as of 2015, roughly 50,000 inmates were being kept in prisons meant for only 19,000. Jail cells, meant for temporary ...
HOUSTON (CBSNews) — A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 60 years in prison Friday (Mar. 23) after trying to sell his 4-year-old daughter for sex on Craigslist in Texas, CBS affiliate KHOU-TV reports. Andrew Turley, 30, was convicted of trafficking of a child and compelling prostitution of a person ...
Windsor — A bill introduced in the House to create a commission comprised of Windsor town officials and residents that would study and make a recommendation for reusing the closed prison has moved to the Senate but with completely different language. Instead of a commission with Windsor taking the ...
Aracely Meza held the child's limp body in her arms as worshipers looked on. She spoke loudly into a microphone, chanting words in Spanish as she stroked the child's hair and rubbed something on his forehead. The scene captured in a video was a ceremony to resurrect the lifeless 2-year-old boy.
Brazil's former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva makes a heart shape as he meets with supporters for a rally on a farm in Nova Erechim in southern Brazil, Sunday, March 25, 2018. The former leader is leading polls for October's presidential election, but is likely to be barred from running and judges could ...
A Taiwanese human rights group says the wife of a jailed pro-democracy activist will visit him in prison in China this week. The Taiwan Association for Human Rights said Lee Ching-yu left Taiwan on Monday to see her husband Lee Ming-che in prison in central China. The group said Lee Ching-yu would ...
PENSACOLA, Fla. — A package of contraband covered in grass clippings that was dropped by a drone at a Panhandle prison is one of the most recent examples of inmates using advanced technology to smuggle illegal items behind prison walls. The News-Journal reports that authorities are investigating ...
The Minnesota Department of Corrections says five staff members at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Oak Park Heights had to be treated at a hospital after an inmate melee. Department of Corrections spokesperson Sarah Fitzgerald tells the Pioneer Press that the workers were treated and released in ...
According to the Millington Police Department, they were not made aware of the escaped inmates until it was brought to their attention Saturday night. Millington Police told FOX13, when they were questioned about the escape around 9 p.m. Saturday night they contacted federal prison and they verified ...
Five Oak Park Heights prison staffers injured in melee, treated at a hospital ... The prison, with a population of up to 473 inmates, is the state's maximum security facility, according to its website. “Most of the offenders housed here are classified as maximum custody or extreme risks to the public,” the website ...
A Wisconsin man who authorities said posted an advertisement on Craigslist in Texas to sell his then-4-year-old daughter for sex has been sentenced to 60 years in prison. Andrew James Turley was sentenced Friday after a jury in Harris County, Texas, convicted him of trafficking a child and compelling ...
CANON CITY, Colo (KKTV) - Authorities are asking the public to keep their eyes peeled for an escaped inmate from a prison in Canon City. Robert Roberts, 22, escaped from minimum security prison facility Skyline Correctional Center Sunday. He was last seen in dark green inmate clothing near the river ...
AdvocAid runs literacy classes in the prison with an educational charity, EducAid, and the support of the Sierra Leone Correctional Service. One of the women who attends the classes, Serah, said: 'I choose to learn because in society, if you cannot read or write, you are left out, and I know that once I am ...
A package of contraband covered in grass clippings that was dropped by a drone at a Panhandle prison is one of the most recent examples of inmates using advanced ... Officials say drones plague prisons across the nation, and most corrections departments are trying to keep up with new technology.
Wolf's statement comes just over a week after Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said that he would be "unopposed" to the rapper's release from prison on bail. Meek Mill, currently serving a two-to-four year sentence, has been jailed since November. "I support D.A. Larry Krasner's position in the ...
Marjory Stoneman Douglas student and #NeverAgain activist David Hogg told Axios' Mike Allen on Friday that his high school is "like a prison" since the shooting last month, with increased security and safety measures. Why it matters: What many Republicans have been advocating for is increased security in schools, ...
Criminal justice advocates have been working hard to abolish cash bail schemes and dismantle the prison industrial complex. And one of the many tools touted as an alternative to incarceration is electronic monitoring or “EM”: a form of digital incarceration, often using a wrist bracelet or ankle “shackle” that ...
Prohibit an individual from knowingly operating a drone that interferes with the operations of a key facility. A violation would be a felony punishable by up to four years in prison and a $2,500 fine. Expand the list of law enforcement people who can't be interfered with by a person operating a drone to include ...
In July 2004 he was transferred to Albolote (Granada), and four years later to Herrera de La Mancha (Ciudad Real), a maximum-security prison that also held a significant number of ETA convicts until the Spanish government began a policy of scattering terrorists in prisons throughout the territory. In the ...
Ritchie has advocated for other prison contraband reform measures this year as well. She recently spoke at a Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Public Protection to discuss how low staffing levels and the ability of inmates to easily smuggle contraband into prisons and jails puts correction officers and ...
A Tennessee man cleared of a rape and burglary conviction after spending 31 years in prison was awarded $1 million by the Tennessee Board of Claims ... He was released from prison in 2009 because of new DNA evidence that cleared him of rape and burglary charges handed down in Memphis in 1978.
The project, first floated in 2005 and backed by a powerful congressman, calls for a high-security prison and a minimum-security prison camp on 570 acres of land at a cost of $444 million. The money has been approved by the federal Bureau of Prisons and received approval in the latest congressional ...
Lake Elsinore correctional guard at Victorville prison charged with sexual abuse of female inmates ... He has worked for the Federal Bureau of Prisons at several California locations since August 2012, and he was assigned to the Federal Correctional Complex in Victorville in 2016. In a criminal complaint ...
A report by HM Inspectorate of Prisons in 2017 showed that living conditions are filthy. Prisoners lack basic sanitary supplies. The daily food budget per prisoner is £2.02. I spent nine years working in prison psychology and witnessed the human consequences of our prison conditions at first hand. They are ...
For at least the fifth time since 2016, an inmate from Gaston Correctional Center is on the run. Inmate Thomas Walker, 41,was reported missing Thursday night from the minimum-custody prison in Dallas, according to a N.C. Department of Public Safety release. He was last seen near the prison at around ...
... a contraband phone from inside his prison cell,” Pak said in an emailed statement. “He made a further claim that he committed a murder in another state. Prisoners with illegal phones and similar devices inside our prisons pose a serious problem that threatens the safety and security of employees and the ...
AUGUSTA – Attorneys for laid-off workers at the Downeast Correctional Facility are demanding that the LePage administration reopen the prison Friday following a judge's ruling that officials illegally closed the facility. In a letter sent Thursday, attorney Jeffrey Neil Young pointed out that Kennebec County ...
A repeat drunken driver's death at an Idaho prison is shining a light on a complex system used by many U.S. prisons to determine who will share a cell with ... faced by corrections officials across the U.S. in determining housing assignments for ever-evolving inmate populations at often-overcrowded prisons.
Exponents of the "humane prison" philosophy believe that if prisons mimic the conditions of normal life, as far as is possible, offenders have a greater chance of successful reintegration into society, and less chance of re-offending. More from Europe. Humane prison to bring Greenland's most dangerous ...


 

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