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  1. Crosby sentenced for mailing threatening lettersRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Logan Banner

    A Logan County man who wrote threatening letters while incarcerated was sentenced Friday, August 28, to five years in federal prison.


  2. Ozark car dealers guilty in meth distribution ringRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KMIZ

    The Springfield News-Leader reports that 64-year-old Philip Delgrosso and 40-year-old Jeffrey Cain were found guilty Friday of several felony charges. Prosecutors said the men's Missouri Auto Group in Ozark was struggling when a man fresh out of federal prison approached them.


  3. Resisting Neoliberalism in Post-Katrina New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Truthdig

    After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, authorities in New Orleans "demolished all of the city's remaining traditional public housinga converted almost the entire public school system into charters, eliminated the teachers' collective bargaining agreement" and oversaw "the permanent closurea of the public hospital dedicated to serving the poor," writes CUNY sociology professor Jay Arena at Jacobin . "[T]here were heretics," Arena continues, "dissenters against this raft of anti-worker policies.


  4. Kenyan radical Muslim conspired to give terrorist groups material supportRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Kenyan police have released a report naming three men believed to be recruiters for Islamic terrorist group al-Shabab.The report, titled "Tracing the Disappearing Kenyan Youth," indicates the men previously operated in Kenya, sending recruits to... Kenyan national who advocated violent jihad was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison on Friday by a judge in Miami, Florida, for funneling $11,600.00 to Islamic terrorist organizations operating in countries located in northern Africa and the Middle East. The Islamist defendant entered a guilty plea in Florida since some of the money was transferred in Miami.


  5. 11 Years in Prison for U.S. Teen Who Helped ISIS on TwitterRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Drudge Retort

    A high-school honors student from Virginia was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison Friday for helping his friend join ISIS and conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization. Ali Shukri Amin, 17, confessed that he secretly ran the pro-ISIS Twitter account @AmreekiWitness, where he often told his 4,000 followers to give money to the Islamic State using Bitcoin.


  6. Cousin of 'El Chapo' who expanded his drug empire into U.S. sentenced in N.H.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Fox News

    A cousin of one of the world's most notorious drug lords who prosecutors say was working to distribute cocaine in the United States has been sentenced in a New Hampshire court to 16 years in federal prison. Manuel Jesus Gutierrez-Guzman, 54, cousin of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman who led the Sinaloa drug cartel and escaped from a maximum security prison in Mexico in July, was sentenced Friday.


  7. Watch President Obama and Vice Founder Shane Smith Meet Prisoners Inside a Federal PenitentiaryRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Details

    A while back, we told you about President Obama's historic visit to a federal prison in El Reno, Oklahoma, the first time a sitting president has ever visited a federal penitentiary. Now, you can get a glimpse of his trip, and a better understanding of America's prison problem, with the release of Vice Media and HBO's trailer for their upcoming special, "Fixing the System."


  8. "Federal Drug Sentencing Laws Bring High Cost, Low Return"Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy

    More than 95,000 federal prisoners are serving time for drug-related offenses-up from fewer than 5,000 in 1980. Changes in drug crime patterns and law enforcement practices played a role in this growth, but federal sentencing laws enacted during the 1980s and 1990s also have required more drug offenders to go to prison- and stay there much longer-than three decades ago.


  9. Georgia Man Pleads to Stealing Turtle Eggs AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WCAV

    A coastal Georgia man pleaded guilty Friday to stealing the eggs of protected sea turtles barely two years after he served time in federal prison for the same offense. Lewis Jackson, 60, faces up to five years in federal prison and potential fines of $250,000 after he pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge Lisa Godbey Wood.


  10. Fort Bend County Man Indicted on Child Pornography ChargesRead the original story

    Friday | The Family Badge

    Smith appeared in court at a hearing on the initial charges on Aug. 6, 2015. At that time, the government presented evidence that he had more than 60,000 images and more than 4,500 videos of child pornography.


  11. Former TSA Agent Indicted on Multiple Counts Related to Child PornographyRead the original story

    Friday | The Family Badge

    If convicted, Persky faces a minimum of 15 and up to 30 years in federal prison for the production of child pornography. He further faces a minimum of five and up to 20 years imprisonment for the distribution and receipt allegations, while the possession of child pornography carries a possible punishment of up to 10 years in federal prison.


  12. Make My DayTHE No BS ColumnRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2011 | American Reporter

    As a solid citizen, Mr. President, I have written your announcements to the nation - which should have been delivered yesterday - but tomorrow will be just fine: 1. S&P -- Any member of my Administration who criticizes Standard & Poor's or their credit downgrade, or who cries about how the analysts can't add, will be fired. Take it like a man.


  13. Slain US marshal's fiancee gets 1 year for charity theftRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    The fiancee of a deputy U.S. marshal killed in a 2011 house raid has been sentenced to 366 days in federal prison for stealing money from a charity golf tournament held in his name. Pamela Denise Robtoy of Belleville was sentenced Friday in federal court in East St. Louis and also ordered to repay $18,000.


  14. New Orleans man faces long jail term for violent Houston robberies: APRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

    A suburban Houston man and a man from New Orleans each face a minimum of more than 100 years in federal prison after being convicted of multiple robbery and firearms charges related to a series of violent robberies in Houston. Federal prosecutors said Friday that 33-year-old Clarence Buck, of Humble, and 24-year-old Kendall Allen, of New Orleans, were part of a ring that robbed nearly $1 million in cell phones and jewelry during a November 2012 spree.


  15. Jury Convicts Kansas City Man of Drug Trafficking, Money LaunderingRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Kansas City InfoZine

    Ybarra was also found guilty of participating in a money-laundering conspiracy that involved proceeds of drug trafficking. In July 2011, the Jackson County Drug Task Force began an investigation into a drug-trafficking organization distributing methamphetamine in the Kansas City, MO, area.


  16. Southern justice now comes with diplomasRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    But rolled-up prison pants and bulky black boots peeked out from beneath the ivy-green graduation gowns. Among the new high school diploma holders were convicted thieves and drug dealers.


  17. 17 year old Virginia ISIS supporter sentenced to prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hot Air

    Some of the headlines and commentary I've seen surrounding this story have been hyperbolic to say the least. He's only a kid ! Or even worse, now we're sending people to prison for using Twitter ! The bottom line is that a 17 year old in Virginia is on his way to prison for quite a while after providing support to ISIS and there's more to the story than just a few tweets.


  18. After 12 years investigating death, Tampa homicide sergeant struggles to let goRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    As his time winds down, the city's longest-serving homicide investigator can't shake the feeling that his work is unfinished. And after more than a decade hunting killers, Chuck Massucci wonders how he can adjust to a life when he is no longer on call.


  19. Five suspects identified, facing federal drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Tiffany Bell and Gregory Richardson are from Plover. Kristy Dietel of Stevens Point, Megan Pray-Genett of Belmont Township and Cody Thompson of New Hope Township are the other defendants in the case.


  20. Texas Worker Gets Prison Time For Selling Driver's LicensesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KODA-FM Houston

    A woman accused of selling driver's licenses to more than 28 illegal immigrants while working at the Texas Department of Safety has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison. The Dallas Morning New s reports Gloria Adame was sentenced Thursday.