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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities are investigating 13 people for involvement in a prison riot that killed 31 in a northeastern Mexican state bordering Texas. Tamaulipas state police say the suspects were detained after a brawl Wednesday afternoon...
Tags: Mexico, Riots, Prisons, Unrest, Conflicts and War
In the frenzy of the holidays, Mark Tarner forgot about the unloaded handgun in his work briefcase. It was not until the bag was moving through the security check-point at O’Hare International Airport Tuesday night that he suddenly remembered. And...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina woman sentenced to prison for killing her 10-year-old disabled stepdaughter has also pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Elisa Baker entered the plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Charlotte to one...
Tags: Trials, Prosecution, Punishment, Charlotte, Trials
CASSOPOLIS — A few years ago, Harley Jackson, of Niles, spotted a robbery in progress and, according to his attorney, James Miller, went above and beyond what many people would do by giving pursuit. “He followed in his car. He was shot at,&...
SOUTH BEND — Calling his crimes “the worst of the worst,” St. Joseph Superior Court Judge Jane Woodward Miller sentenced a local father to 53 years in prison today for fatally beating his young daughter in 2008. Valentin Escobedo, 25,...
Tags: Health, Crimes, Trials, Abusive Behavior, Punishment
WSBT CorrespondentLAPORTE -- A judge has upheld charges against two LaPorte school officials who could go to jail on allegations they helped cover up a sexual relationship between a now-former volleyball coach and player. Former LaPorte High School junior varsity...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former Michigan congressman and U.S. delegate to the United Nations has been sentenced to a year and one day in prison for lobbying for a Missouri-based Islamic charity that had been identified as a global terrorist...
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — A federal prison in western Indiana is trying to recruit unemployed veterans whose military experience might make them good candidates for prison jobs. More than 60 veterans turned out Monday for a job fair at the Federal...
MOUNT CLEMENS, Mich. (AP) — A 54-year-old Detroit-area woman sentenced to life in prison has told a judge she killed her 4-year-old granddaughter to prevent the child from being "cut up." The Detroit Free Press and The Macomb Daily report Dawn...
Tags: Freedom of the Press, Punishment, Murder, Politics, Prisons
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentNILES -- The latest of the five Niles teens to be sentenced in the sex video extortion scandal has received the lightest sentence so far. Trey Nichols was sentenced Tuesday morning in Berrien County Trial Court to three years in prison. Nichols had faced...
CARLISLE, Ind. (AP) — A woman whose brother was fatally shot in 2007 is asking Indiana prison officials to remove a Facebook profile apparently created by a man convicted for his role in the slaying. Lisa Cunningham tells The News and Tribune...
Tags: Facebook, Social Media, Prisons
IONIA, Mich. (AP) — A Detroit hit man in prison for eight murders said he's willing to publicly take responsibility for four more to help clear a young man who claims he's innocent of the slayings and confessed at age 14 only to satisfy police....
Tags: Trials, Prosecution, Punishment, Murder, Court Preliminary
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