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Pussy Riot And Greenpeace Members May Be Freed Early Pussy Riot And Greenpeace Members May Be Freed Early

Pussy Riot released the video for Like A Red Prison earlier this year. Many wondered if the video served as a political statement in relation to last year’s imprisonment of members from the musical group who were punished for involvement …

UK Prisoner Told To Clean Up Her Miscarriage UK Prisoner Told To Clean Up Her Miscarriage
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Usually you lose your rights and sometimes your mind when you become a prisoner. And, for one woman in a private prison who had a miscarriage, it allegedly meant to be told to clean up after herself; the fetus lay …

Dying Inmate Paroled For Hospice Care Dying Inmate Paroled For Hospice Care

Kristina Fetters, now 33-years-old, was convicted of murdering her great-aunt, Arlene Klehm, 73, in 1995 at the age of 14. She was the youngest inmate in Iowa to be serving a life sentence without the possibility of parole. However, after …

Gucci Mane Facing 20 Years on Federal Charges Gucci Mane Facing 20 Years on Federal Charges

Rapper/actor/tattoo enthusiast Gucci Mane was charged in federal court Tuesday with two counts of possessing a firearm as a felon, after two incidents in September during which he brandished a gun and threatened police, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office …

Zumba Instructor Released From Prison 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 …

‘Teen Mom’ Star Amber Portwood Released From Jail ‘Teen Mom’ Star Amber Portwood Released From Jail
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MTV’s “Teen Mom” is a show that was created to document the trials and tribulations that young mothers face. Amber Portwood was one of the original teen moms and we saw her spiral out of control throughout the three seasons. …

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports to Prison Early Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports to Prison Early
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Jesse Jackson Jr., the former congressman with a penchant for luxury, reported to a North Carolina prison on Tuesday to serve is 2 1/2 year sentence. Jackson had tried to report to the Butner Correctional Center on the previous day, …

Supermax Prisons: Created in Response to Aryan Murders Supermax Prisons: Created in Response to Aryan Murders
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Slate crime correspondent Justin Peters wrote a story last week that explored the origins of the Super-maximum-security prison. In 1983, the Marion Penitentiary in Illinois was the toughest prison in the federal system. In Marion’s maximum-security complex, the most dangerous …

Cat Caught Smuggling Weed into Moldovan Prison Cat Caught Smuggling Weed into Moldovan Prison

A wily cat was recently discovered to have been smuggling marijuana into a Moldovan prison, after guards noticed its strange collar. The cat had routinely entered and left the prison through a hole in a fence. Upon closer inspection, guards …

Angola 3 Inmate Dies Days After Being Released Angola 3 Inmate Dies Days After Being Released
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Herman Wallace, just three days after being released from prison, died on Friday morning. He was 71 years old and died after a tough battle with liver cancer. Just days ago, he made news when he was released from solitary …

Tim Robbins in Prison, Teaching Acting Tim Robbins in Prison, Teaching Acting
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Tim Robbins is in prison, but don’t worry, he’s not walking in the footsteps of his infamous Shawshank Redemption character. This time, he is working with the group he founded in 1981 and funds himself, called the Actor’s Gang. He …

‘Orange Is The New Black’ Author And Cast Members Talk Stereotypes And Real-Life Prison ‘Orange Is The New Black’ Author And Cast Members Talk Stereotypes And Real-Life Prison

Over the weekend, Kate Mulgrew, Uzo Aduba, Laverne Cox, cast members of the new Netflix series Orange is the New Black, along with Piper Kerman, who wrote the memoir on which it is based, appeared on Melissa Harris-Perry’s show on …

Captives Found in Houston “Prison Room” Captives Found in Houston “Prison Room”
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Four elderly men, and possibly four more women, have been found living in a converted garage in Houston, Texas, in what police are saying looks like a “prison room”. CNN reports that the Houston Police Department received an anonymous 911 …

Rickie Lawrence Gardner: Bank Robber Says, “Arrest Me, Please” Rickie Lawrence Gardner: Bank Robber Says, “Arrest Me, Please”

Lyndon McWhorter, Police Chief of Moulton, Ala., has announced the capture of bank robber Rickie Lawrence Gardner. Don’t care? That’s because Rickie Lawrence Gardner wasn’t really a bank robber. Gardner, age 49, was worried that he’d suffered a career-ending leg …

New Sesame Street Character’s Father is in Jail New Sesame Street Character’s Father is in Jail

Among other things, the children’s TV show Sesame Street is famous for addressing sensitive topics that touch many children’s lives, but that may not be addressed well by the adults in their lives. Topics such as death, AIDS, and nutrition …

Lenny Dykstra to Leave Prison on Sunday Lenny Dykstra to Leave Prison on Sunday

Former Major League Baseball star Lenny Dykstra is set to be released from prison on Sunday, just 15 months into his three-year prison sentence. The Philadelphia Inquirer, which first reported the news, quotes a Dykstra biographer as saying he is …

Tiller Killer Punished For Intimidating Abortion Clinic Tiller Killer Punished For Intimidating Abortion Clinic
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Scott Roeder, the man convicted of killing Dr. George Tiller, has now been disciplined for intimidating those who have reopened Tiller’s abortion clinic. According to a Reuters report, Roeder has been punished with 45 days of solitary confinement for comments …

13 Officers Indicted In Prison Drug Gang Scheme 13 Officers Indicted In Prison Drug Gang Scheme
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13 female state prison guards have been indicted on charges of federal racketeering after it was discovered that they were all aiding prisoners in drug trafficking and money laundering in Baltimore. The guards used their position of power to help …

Aurora Shooter James Holmes Islam Conversion Rumored Aurora Shooter James Holmes Islam Conversion Rumored
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Earlier this month, Aurora shooter James Holmes appeared in court sporting a huge beard. Now, rumors have begun to surface claiming that the man has converted to Islam. According to a report in the Daily Mail, the rumor first surfaced …

Day Z Developers to be Released From Greek Prison Day Z Developers to be Released From Greek Prison

The Czech media is reporting that Ivan Buchta and Martin Pezlar will be released on bail and allowed to return to their home in the Czech Republic. The video game developers have been imprisoned in Greece since September 2012 on …

Disgraced Newspaper Magnate Conrad Black Released from Prison Disgraced Newspaper Magnate Conrad Black Released from Prison

Conrad Moffat Black, Baron Black of Crossharbour, the Canadian-born member of the British House of Lords, was released from the minimum security Federal Correctional Institution in Miami, where he was serving out a sentence for fraud obstruction of justice. He …