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  1. OITNB author has ties to areaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Marysville Journal-Tribune

    "Orange is the New Black" author Piper Kerman, left, signs her memoir for Ohio Reformatory for Women Officer Crystal Vallair.


  2. East Brunswick man sentenced for child sexaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Courier News

    East Brunswick man sentenced for child sex assaults Michael Roberson was sentenced to 20 years in state prison Check out this story on Michael Roberson of East Brunswick was sentenced to serve 20 years in a New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting four boys on separate occasions. EAST BRUNSWICK A township man was sentenced to serve 20 years in a New Jersey state prison for sexually assaulting four boys on separate occasions, Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey said in a statement Monday.


  3. John Oliver Calls Out GOP Candidates For Using Mental Illness To Cover Up Gun Control IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical Daily

    Mental illness made headlines last week after a mass shooting left 10 dead on an Oregon college campus and spurred a national conversation on how to prevent further killings. The national conversation pinned untreated mental illnesses against easy access to guns.


  4. Lewes man arrested on vehicular assault charges, two injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WMDT

    Troopers have arrested a man, who they say crashed into an SUV, injuring two people, before hitting a police cruiser. Delaware State Police say on Sunday around 6:50 PM, 26-year-old Samuel E. Pu Tzoy was driving a 2002 Toyota Celica on Clay Road, in Lewes, coming up to a stop sign at the intersection of Westcoats Corner Road.


  5. Woman convicted of killing her 2 children loses appealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    A 48-year-old Mathews woman serving consecutive life sentences for killing her two young children has lost her bid to overturn her convictions. The Daily Comet reports the Louisiana Supreme Court on Friday rejected Amy Hebert's claims that her trial attorney provided a constitutionally inadequate defense in 2009.


  6. Tupac Shakur's prison letter up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    A recently unearthed letter from prison penned by Tupac Shakur shows the legendary gangster rapper was ready to change his tune before his violent death. In the five-page message to a Death Row Records employee and is now up for sale, the "Me Against the World" rapper lays out a plan for African-American men to navigate out of the same cycle of violence and drugs that he lived through even after he achieved stardom.


  7. Fort Campbell Soldier Arrested, Charged In TBI Undercover InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Special gents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested and charged a Clarksville man in connection to an investigation into illicit online activity.


  8. Soldotna woman arrested for DUI with 5 children in vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Anchorage Daily News

    Alaska State Troopers say a Soldotna woman arrested for DUI had five children in her vehicle when she was stopped early Monday. Troopers said in a dispatch they initially made a traffic stop on Sarah Love, 35, for an equipment violation on Kalifornsky Beach Road near its intersection with Bridge Access Road at about 1 a.m. Monday.


  9. Sex abuser threatened to kill prosecutor; gets extra 30 days for yelling slurRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    An East Syracuse man put a punctuation mark on his return to state prison today when he called the prosecutor a profane word on his way out of court. Stanley Lostumbo , 42, had just been sentenced to at least nine years in prison for forcing a woman into sexual contact and trying to intimidate her afterward.


  10. Wild Horse Roundup: Two Deaths, "Zeroed Out" Herd?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Denver Westword

    A screen capture from observer video shows a Sun J employee roping an injured foal during the West Douglas roundup. The foal was later euthanized.


  11. Convicted Killer Who Was Accidentally Released from Prison Caught in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | People

    Benjuiel Johnson, the 32-year-old convicted killer who was accidentally released from a Louisiana prison in September, was caught in the Atlanta area early Friday morning, according to the U.S. Marshals Service. Johnson was taken into custody at a motel in the Atlanta suburb of Norcross after being mistakenly released from the Dixon Correctional Institute on Sept.


  12. Tupac Shakur speaks from beyond the graveRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CNN

    The letters Tupac Shakur penned in prison are for sale. But only a BossPlaya can afford the $225,000 price tag.


  13. NYU's Center for the Humanities Awarded $400,000 Grant from the Mellon FoundationRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Newswise

    The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded NYU's Center for the Humanities a $400,000 grant to support both existing and new programming. "We are extremely grateful to the Mellon Foundation for its generosity, which will allow us to bring new and innovative humanities scholars into the field while enhancing our existing endeavors," says Ulrich Baer, NYU's vice provost for faculty, arts, humanities, and diversity and a professor of German and Comparative Literature.


  14. Charges vs. alleged Kingman pedophile add upRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Kingman Daily Miner

    The case against Mark Anthony Sandoval, 44, began on July 28 when a Kingman family reported Sandoval allegedly kissed an 8-year-old girl. Detectives reportedly learned Sandoval had an unauthorized email account, which is a violation of sex offender registration guidelines, and arrested him on July 31. Sandoval bonded out of jail, but was arrested again on Aug. 12 and charged with 10 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor for allegedly having images of child pornography on his electronic devices.


  15. Cornell University prison education program to expand with Mellon grantRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    The Cornell Prison Education Program plans to expand to provide classes and degree programs in four regional prisons, establish a consortium of regional colleges and universities participating in prison education, and create a model college-in-prison network in the region with support from a $1 million, three-year grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. "Our vision would see all prisons in the area with a college presence facilitated by Cornell University," said Vice Provost Judith Appleton, who prepared the proposal to the Mellon Foundation with CPEP Director Rob Scott.


  16. Cooling towers blamed for Legionnaires' disease at prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Evening Sun

    ... danger areas. Separately, Kelso reported that 88 percent of 5,420 inmates housed in Avenal and Pleasant Valley state prisons recently refused to be tested for exposure to valley fever, another potentially fatal disease. Those who were tested at the ...


  17. Three Time Felon Jailed In McKinney Fraud SchemeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Family Badge

    Eckenrode's other convictions were in 2003. In January, he pleaded guilty to misapplication of fiduciary property or property of a financial institution.


  18. Parchman inmates' lawyer: Living conditions 'unsanitary and unhealthy'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Mississippi Press

    Last week's boil order at the State Penitentiary at Parchman is another sign of the prison's aging, unstable infrastructure, says an attorney for state prison inmates. "We will most likely continue to see serious problems with plumbing and clean water delivery, and the individuals incarcerated at Parchman will continue to suffer unsanitary and unhealthy living conditions," Vanessa Carroll told The Clarion-Ledger .


  19. Death penalty opponents walk to protest capital punishmentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Death penalty opponents have begun a walk from the Ohio prison where inmates are executed to the Statehouse as part of a capital punishment protest. The seven-day, 83-mile walk started Sunday at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville and will end in Columbus.


  20. Death penalty opponents walk to protestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Death penalty opponents have begun a walk from the Ohio prison where inmates are executed to the Statehouse as part of a capital punishment protest.