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1 min ago | Sunherald.com

Booze, boats and DMR: New details revealed about DMR case as Scott Walker sentenced to prison

U.S. District Judge Keith Starrett sentenced Scott Walker, a private consultant and former congressional staffer, to 18 months in prison, saying beforehand Walker and his father abused the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources.

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4 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Appeals court upholds former Lexington attorney's conviction in oil scam

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals found no mistakes in the handling of the cases of former Lexington attorney Bryan Coffman, 51, and Tennessee businessman Gary Moss Milby, 60. Both men were convicted in May 2011 of multiple charges of mail, wire and securities fraud.

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8 hrs ago | KWTX

Texas Woman Used Bingo Cash To Buy Assault Rifles

Yadira Garcia, 35, of Alamo, could be sentenced to as much as 30 years in federal prison after she was convicted of lying on purchase records for five assault rifles she says she used bingo winnings to pay for.

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Related Topix: Prison, Harlingen, TX, World News, Mexico, McAllen, TX

12 hrs ago | EDGE

Gay Porn Star Arrested at LAX After Attempt to Smuggle Meth in Anus

British gay porn star Bruno Knight used some of the skills he's picked up in the adult film industry which led to his arrest at Los Angeles Airport on June 16 for trying to traffic samples of crystal meth from the U.S. to the U.K. via his anus.

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Related Topix: Metropolitan Detention Center, Los Angeles, Prison, Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs

13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

2 Illinois gang members plead guilty to conspiracy

The Journal-Star reports 26-year-old Aeiral Yarbrough and 24-year-old Deona White pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday.

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17 hrs ago | KVII-TV Amarillo

Texas-based drug ring leader gets nearly 23 years

Prosecutors say the leader of a Texas-based drug ring that supplied at least eight other states has been sentenced to nearly 23 years in federal prison.

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21 hrs ago | Boston.com

Lottery-Winning Waltham Cop Gets 5-Year Sentence in Child Porn Case

Paul Manganelli, the Waltham police officer who won $1 million on a 2011 lottery ticket has been convicted of federal pornography charges.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Farmington Daily Times

Shiprock man pleads guilty to stalking, shooting at vehicle

A 34-year-old Shiprock man pleaded guilty Monday in district court to two felony counts for firing shots at his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend and threatening the couple in numerous voice mails.

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News 4 Jax

Man sentenced for receiving child porn

A 23-year-old St. Johns County man was sentenced Tuesday to eight years and four months in federal prison for receiving child pornography over the Internet.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Bond insurers vow to fight Detroit financial plan

A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years

An Ohio man convicted along with his girlfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years through intimidation, threats and abuse was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in federal prison.

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KSWO

Ohio man accused of enslaving woman gets 30 years

FILE - This undated file photo released by the Ashland County Sheriff's Office shows Jessica L. A man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in northeast Ohio is set to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown.

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KMIZ

Man sentenced for stealing from Social Security

A suburban Kansas City man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for stealing nearly $85,000 from his dead mother's Social Security benefits.

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KRNV-TV Reno

Ex-mayor of LA suburb gets prison after fed probe

A former mayor of a Los Angeles suburb has been sentenced to a year and nine months in federal prison after pleading guilty to witness tampering and making a false statement to the FBI in a bribery investigation.

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WTVC

Pastor avoids maximum sentence in child porn case

A one-time youth pastor from Shelbyville has been sentenced to three years and four months in federal prison for possessing child pornography.

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Related Topix: Prison, Bedford County, TN

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Sullivan man sentenced for counterfeit postage

A Sullivan County man has been sentenced to serve 14 months in federal prison for making and using counterfeit postage.

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NewsBusters.org

HBO's Left-Wing John Oliver Blasts Privatization of Prisons

John Oliver used the Sunday July 20 edition of HBO's Last Week Tonight as a platform to condemn the privatization of the American prison system.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Man sentenced for hiding cocaine in a surfboard

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Jesse Herrera was sentenced Monday following his arrest in February at Los Angeles International Airport.

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The Fresno Bee

Fresno man gets 3 years in federal prison in money laundering case

A 72-year-old Fresno man was sentenced Monday to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to money laundering charges.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Former Bank of America worker sentenced for fraud

Kevin Lauricella, 29, of Thousand Oaks was also ordered to pay $5.7 million in restitution to Bank of America and forfeit the home that he bought with some of the bribe money, prosecutors said.

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