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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Social Security, Prison

14 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Hattiesburg man sentenced on child pornography charges

A Hattiesburg man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court to 15 years in federal prison for production of child pornography and 7 years for possession of child pornography.

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CBS Local

Ex-BSO Lt. Sentenced For Role In Rothstein Ponzi Scheme

Another player in former attorney Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi fraud has faced the music for his role in the scam.

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The Town Talk

Mental illness cases swamp criminal justice system

Sharon Cyr, 57, holds a photograph of her companion, David Clark, who passed away last year.

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Related Topix: Newport, RI, Prison, State Prisons

The Hartford Courant

Ernie Newton Seeks Redemption And His Old House Seat

When former Sen. Ernie Newton campaigned door-to-door recently here in his hometown, not a single person asked about the federal prison term he served on felony charges in a political corruption scandal.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Andover, CT

I4U Future Technology News

The Fraud of Bravo's 'Real Housewives' Husbands

First, Real Housewives of Atlanta 's Apollo Nida landed an eight-year federal prison sentence for fraud .

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Times Leader

US Sentencing Commission supports early release for 46,000 drug felons

Tens of thousands of federal inmates serving time for drug crimes may be eligible for early release under a cost-cutting proposal adopted Friday that would dramatically reduce the nation's prison population over time.

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The Times-Tribune

Partners sue Powell over kids-for-cash

In a lawsuit filed Friday, former business partners accused convicted kids-for-cash attorney Robert Powell of misleading them into business decisions that led to major financial losses.

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Related Topix: Luzerne County, PA, Prison, Allegheny County, PA, Pittston, PA, Butler County, PA

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