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Casey Anthony’s Lawyer Hired By Michael Lohan

Casey Anthony’s now-famous lawyer, Jose Baez, has been hired by another (somewhat) famous face. Michael Lohan, the train wreck father of Lindsay Lohan, has allegedly hired Baez to bring charges against the Palm Beach County Detention Center. He is accusing the facility of ignoring vaginal bleeding happening to his pregnant girlfriend, Kate Major. On August 4th, the bleeding was reported …

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Cannibal Cop Conviction Overturned

Gilberto Valle, known in tabloids as the “Cannibal Cop”, is a former NYPD officer convicted of attempting to kidnap, murder and eat dozens of women, including his own wife. Valle was convicted in March of 2013, but had not yet been sentenced. He was awaiting sentencing in prison, where he has spent 21 months, seven of which were in solitary …

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Gucci Mane Pleads Guilty To Firearms Charge, Will Serve 39 Months In Prison

Gucci Mane, born Radric Davis, pleaded guilty to a federal firearms charge in Atlanta on Tuesday and will serve time in prison for 39 months. The 34-year-old rapper stated his plea after coming to an agreement with prosecutors. His charge carries a fine of up to $250,000 and a maximum of 10 years in prison, but his deal only requires …

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Oregon Prison Escape Happens, Again

It’s like deja vu all over again for folks in Oregon. In a headline that may sound like old news, an inmate has walked away from a correctional facility in the Beaver State. Last week, Matthew Joseph Medlin, a man convicted and imprisoned on sex offender charges, escaped from the Columbia River Correctional Institution in Portland. The bizarre element of …

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Mendeecees Harris: “Love & Hip Hop” Star Out on Bail

Love & Hip Hop reality star Mendeecees Harris was released from jail yesterday on a $600,000 bond package, according to Democrat & Chronicle. He has been in jail since January 2013. Harris is suspected of being involved with a New York City drug trafficking ring which transported cocaine and heroin into Rochester. Harris’ brother, Tyrus Harris, pleaded guilty to charges …

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Joe Arpaio: The Jailhouse Rock King Wants More

If you’re feeling more rebellious than usual, you should probably stay out of Arizona. Once your antics inevitably place you in jail, you run the chance of being under the watch of “America’s Toughest Sheriff” by the name of Joe Arpaio. Mr. Arpaio is 81-years-old, but don’t expect him to give a Andy Griffith- Barney Fife jailhouse experience. Arpaio prides …

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Zumba Instructor Released From Prison

The Zumba Instructor whose prostitution scandal shook a quaint seaside town on the east coast, Alexis Wright, was released from prison yesterday after serving 6 months of her 10 months sentence. She was released early due to good behavior and her participation in a work program. “I have no comment”, she said as she walked past reporters wearing a gray …

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George Zimmerman Gets Out Of Jail

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the past few months, you are probably aware of George Zimmerman. In case you have been living under a rock, the full story can be found here. To give a brief recap, Zimmerman was charged for second degree manslaughter in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, and was eventually acquitted of all charges after …

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Anti-Semitic Elmo Gets Jail Sentence

Today’s letter of the day is “J” for “Jail,” though the recently sentenced Elmo might think it’s for another word. The homeless man who dressed up as Elmo in Times Square and went on an anti-Semitic rant last year, and was then arrested for extorting the Girl Scouts, has received his jail sentence. On Wednesday, Dan Sandler, also known as …

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Singer Lauryn Hill Released from Federal Prison

Grammy award-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been released from federal prison. After serving a three-month sentence for tax evasion, Hill was released from the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut. FCI Danbury is a low-security facility that only houses female inmates. While today definitely serves as a massive weight lifted from Hill’s shoulders, the battle still isn’t over. The Fugees’ …

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California Prisoners Can Pay for Better Rooms

WTKR reports that some inmates in California prisons are getting much nicer accommodations than others. This preferential treatment is happening for a simple reason: they are paying for it. A jailhouse in Fremont, California was built with the intention of being used for minimum security inmates from the county jail to stay and do landscaping and other chores. But it …

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Man Gets Max Jail Time for Stolen $5M Lottery Ticket

Despite being told in advertisements that it is “only a game”, people take the lottery very seriously. A man in Illinois won a million-dollar scratch-off ticket back in January. The day after he got his winnings, he dropped dead of cyanide poisoning. The case is still unsolved. Back in February, a group of hairstylists who bought tickets together ended up …

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