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Vybz Kartel, Dancehall Reggae Artist, Sentenced To Life In Prison

Jamaican dancehall artist Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Azim Palmer, and three other associates were sentenced to life in prison for the 2011 murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. During the 65-day trial, considered as one of the longest in Jamaican history, …

Mickey the Pit Bull Gets Life Behind Bars

A New York-based animal rights group has 30 days to find a rehabilitation facility for an Arizona dog. According to ABC 15 Arizona, Mickey the pit bull was sentenced to life in a shelter Tuesday following an outcry to save …

Amanda Berry and Fellow Captives Receive Awards Amanda Berry and Fellow Captives Receive Awards

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight received Ohio Governor John Kasich’s annual courage awards during a ceremony on Monday night. The three women survived at least a decade of captivity at the hands of Ariel Castro, who kidnapped the …

Daniel Villegas: Out On Bail After 19 Years In Prison Daniel Villegas: Out On Bail After 19 Years In Prison

An El Paso, Texas man who had been convicted of double murder and imprisoned for life was freed Tuesday, 19 years after being sent to prison. Witnesses, supporters and family members all maintain that he was wrongly sent to prison. …

Life Sentence For Pot: Jeff Mizanskey Seeks Support Life Sentence For Pot: Jeff Mizanskey Seeks Support
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A Missouri newspaper tells us of a man named Jeff Mizanskey who was convicted of an intent to distribute about five pounds of marijuana charge in 1993. Today, Mizanskey seeks support to gain clemency from the resulting life sentence. Although …

Jennifer Mee, Hiccup Girl, Guilty Of Murder Jennifer Mee, Hiccup Girl, Guilty Of Murder
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Jennifer Mee, who became famous her hiccuping, earning the nickname of “hiccup girl,” has been convicted of first degree murder. Mee is from Clearwater, Florida and burst onto the scene when her hiccups lasted for months in 2007. She is …