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3 hrs ago | WWL-TV New Orleans
A Baton Rouge woman who filed more than 600 false federal and state tax returns has been sentenced to nearly seven years in federal prison and ordered to pay $700,000-plus in restitution.
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3 hrs ago | GPB.org
The nation's highest law enforcement official Thursday endorsed the "All Drugs Minus Two" proposal as it's known by prison sentencing reformers to change the way drug crime sentences are handed down.
8 hrs ago | McClatchy
Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday urged the U.S. Sentencing Commission to reduce the recommended prison time for certain low-level drug offenses.
12 hrs ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis
A Chicago man was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison after pleading guilty last year on sex trafficking related charges, U.S. Attorney Richard Callahan said Wednesday.
Attorney General Eric Holder is endorsing a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for certain nonviolent drug traffickers, saying the change would rein in bloated federal prison costs and create a fairer criminal justice system.
If convicted liar Kevin Trudeau pitched his supposed miracle weight-loss book to readers by telling them the truth, it would have sold slightly more than zero copies, federal prosecutors said.
A former employee of a federal prison in Danbury has been sentenced to five months in prison for sexual abuse of an inmate.
AND AT THIS HOUR IS STILL ON THE RUN. SAN ANTONIO MAN FACES UP TO 20 YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR SHOOTING HIS COMMON-LAW WIFE ON PORT AT FORT SAM HOUSTON LAST YEAR.
A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to two and a half years in a federal prison for stealing almost a half-million dollars from a religious group.
Inmates walk through the hall at Julia Tutwiler Prison Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, in Elmore County near Wetumpka, Ala.
A 61-year-old Englewood man was ordered held without bond by a federal magistrate Tuesday in a child pornography investigation.
The wife of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald says the couple is sorry to hear about the death of "Fatal Vision" author Joe McGinniss.
A real estate swindler who claims he's too morbidly obese to begin serving his federal prison term got no sympathy from a judge Tuesday.
The U.S Attorney's Office says 48-year-old James Ninete Leon Guerrero, of Guam, entered the plea on Tuesday.
The former director of the Henry County office of the Indiana Department of Child Services is facing federal charges of perjury and making a materially false statement in a child exploitation investigation.
A Riverton woman will serve a year and a day in federal prison for embezzling more than $42,000.