What would you think? This woman in front of you is well-groomed, dressed fashionably yet somewhat conservatively, certainly doesn’t have a prison-tough look or demeanor and timidly is talking about her seemingly impossible search for work. 984 more words
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His mother and grandparents were residential school survivors; his father was often absent; he felt the sting of racism in school and on the streets; he scrounged in garbage cans as a youngster for food; he lived with violence and abuse as a child; by 11 he’d turn to drugs and alcohol; and by 12 was doing time behind bars. 1,607 more words
Sarah Waters is a lead novelist when it comes to ‘Victorian’ metafiction, with many of her novels being made into television dramas. Some of her pieces of work include ‘Tipping the Velvet’ (1998), ‘Affinity’ (1999) and ‘Fingersmith’ (2002) along with many others. 468 more words
A Palm Beach County jury on Thursday convicted Michael Wallach of multiple counts of first-degree attempted murder for a June 2012 shootout where he shot at police and a law enforcement helicopter to keep from going back to prison. 190 more words
(ATLANTA) — More than 40 prison guards and officers in Georgia have been indicted on charges of accepting bribes and drug trafficking.
The arrests Thursday are the latest in a federal effort to crack down on contraband and criminal activity in Georgia prisons. 85 more words