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Former trader sentenced to 2 years in prison for fraud

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former securities trader in Connecticut has been sentenced to two years in prison for fraud.

Forty-two-year-old Jesse Litvak also was ordered to pay a $2 million fine at his sentencing Wednesday in federal court in… 106 more words


Bad News For Kodak Black

A Florida judge has finally made a ruling in the Kodak Black case.

The rapper was just found guilty of violating house arrest to hit up a strip club and he’s set to do some serious time. 117 more words


Pennsylvania man gets 7 years for role in $3M jewelry heist

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for his role in a $3 million heist at a Connecticut jewelry store four years ago. 114 more words


Eastern State Penitentiary

Right in the heart of Philadelphia, Eastern State Penitentiary was an active prison from 1829-1971. Now it is a museum, and a really interesting place to visit.

Jonathan Demme 02/22/44-04/26/17

Multi-talented director Jonathan Demme has died. He got his start with Roger Corman and debuted with a biker flick and naturally graduated to women in prison flicks before entering mainstream Hollywood and making his name with some fine films starring terrific women like Goldie Hawn and Melanie Griffith.   132 more words


Online Guilty Pleas are scrapped

The Prison and Courts Bill has been scrapped after a public committee vote decided not to continue with it as Parliament comes to the end of its session and switches focus to pushing more urgent legislation through prior to the newly-called General Election. 147 more words

Kodak Black Facing Prison Time For Making It Rain In Strip Clubs While On House Arrest

Uh oh! Rapper Kodak Black’s unauthorized visits to a strip club could land him in prison for up to eight years! We’ve got the details on a judge threw the book at him Apr. 422 more words