1 month ago
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Attorney: Convicted tax schemer is too fat for prison

The attorney for a 72-year-old Florida man who was convicted in a tax scheme is using obesity to try to keep his client out of prison.
2 months ago
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O.J. Simpson: ‘Nothing has changed’ during prison stint

Simpson is on parole for a 2008 armed robbery and kidnapping case. He was as acquitted of the 1994 killings of his ex-wife and her friend, but later found liable for their deaths in civil court.
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5 months ago
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Jeff Sessions set to visit Guantanamo Bay prison

He is making the one-day trip to gain "an up-to-date understanding of current operations."
5 months ago
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South Carolina woman gets 4 years in son’s bathtub drowning

A South Carolina woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for the drowning death of her 9-month-old son in a bathtub.
6 months ago
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Iowa woman sentenced for dunking baby’s arm in hot coffee

Doctors say the boy suffered blistering and that his skin was sloughing off on his left hand and arm. Hospital medical staff called the police.
6 months ago
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Ex-‘Dance Moms’ star Abby Lee Miller gets 1 year in prison

Former "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for bankruptcy fraud and for taking $120,000 worth of Australian currency into the country without reporting it.
10 months ago
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Leader of heroin trafficking organization sentenced to 30 years

The United States Attorney’s Office announced today that a man from Leland has been sentenced in federal court to 30 years in prison for the distribution heroin.
10 months ago
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Mother gets prison time for death of baby found in creek

A woman has been sentenced to 27 years in prison after pleading guilty in the drowning death of her infant daughter more than a year ago in a rain-swollen creek.
1 year ago
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NC officials: 7 inmates in solitary for more than decade

State prison officials say seven inmates have been held for more than a decade in solitary confinement, a practice that human rights advocates say amounts to torture.
1 year ago
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Greenville prison authorities lock inmates in prison cells

Prisoners at a maximum security prison in South Carolina are being confined around the clock as a precaution after a group of inmates initially refused to return to their cells.