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March 25, 2020 - 4:37 pm
Los Angeles County has released approximately 1,700 inmates to lessen the inmate population during the COVID-19 crisis, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said today.
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March 17, 2020 - 11:41 am
Former California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter was sentenced Tuesday to 11 months in prison after pleading guilty to stealing campaign funds and spending the money on everything from outings with friends to his daughter's birthday party.
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March 11, 2020 - 10:47 am
Now that disgraced ex-film producer Harvey Weinstein has been sentenced in New York to 23 years behind bars for sexually assaulting two women, Los Angeles County prosecutors today moved forward with an effort to bring him to the Southland to face more charges.
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February 19, 2020 - 7:22 am
Rod Blagojevich returned home to Chicago early Wednesday, shaking hands and signing autographs after President Donald Trump cut short the 14-year prison sentence handed to the former Illinois governor for political corruption.
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December 23, 2019 - 2:10 pm
After a 6-year-old girl found a plea for help from Chinese prison laborers inside a Christmas card she was preparing to send to friends, the U.K. grocery chain Tesco said it halted production at the factory in China where the cards were produced. Tesco said it also launched an investigation of the...
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A view of the Rikers Island prison complex where Dominique Strauss-Kahn, head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), is being held while awaiting another bail hearing on May 17, 2011 in New York City.
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December 04, 2019 - 12:01 pm
Four Rikers Island guards were suspended after they allegedly failed to stop an inmate from harming himself in a jail cell, according to a New York Times report Tuesday. The Times, relying on four people who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter...
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October 25, 2019 - 10:04 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Actress Felicity Huffman was released Friday morning from a federal prison in California on the 11th day of a 14-day sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal, authorities said. The "Desperate Housewives" star was released from the low-security prison for women on...
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October 23, 2019 - 2:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A California marketing executive and author has been sentenced to three weeks in prison for paying $50,000 to cheat on her son's college entrance exam. #BREAKING : Jane Buckingham becomes the 11th parent sentenced in the #CollegeAdmissionsScandal . Buckingham sentenced to 3 weeks in...
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October 21, 2019 - 9:39 am
There are the first photos of actress Felicity Huffman appearing in prison garb in prison in Dublin, Calif. Huffman reported for her two-week sentence last week in her role in the college admissions scandal. The first images have emerged of actress Felicity Huffman since she went to prison for...
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October 02, 2019 - 7:29 am
The legal team for Brendan Dassey, one of the convicted killers at the center of the popular Netflix docuseries "Making a Murderer," is petitioning the governor of Wisconsin to grant him clemency. When Dassey was 16 years old, he confessed to helping his uncle kill photographer Teresa Halbach. Now...
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