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Missouri Woman Gets Illinois Prison Time in Son's Death

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) – A Missouri woman has been ordered to spend a quarter century in Illinois prison for killing her infant son in 2012… 107 more words


Va. Beach man gets six-year sentence for hitting teen while driving drunk

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A man who was driving drunk when he hit a teen girl in Virginia Beach was sentenced to six years in prison Wednesday. 473 more words


Justice reinvestment: Clatsop County out of step with state drive to reduce prison use

Clatsop is among the top five counties above the state baseline

Oregon has sought to slow the costly growth of prison by easing sentences for drug and property crimes and giving counties grants to supervise more felons locally. 70 more words

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Feds: $1M Stolen From Field Museum Funded Luxury Cars, Jewelry

CHICAGO (CBS) — Federal prosecutors say the woman who stole nearly $1 million from the Field Museum while working there for a decade used the money to buy expensive clothing, watches, handbags and to drive “one luxury car after another.” 329 more words


While Major Sentencing Reform Is A Political Step Too Far There Are Safe Ways To Reduce Prison Numbers | The Huffington Post

Liz Truss’s bark is worse than her bite. The trouble is that it is the bark that gets the attention and influences what happens.

The Secretary of State … 9 more words

Group home fire violation case sentencing adjourned for pre-sentencing report

Keith Charles’s request for a pre-sentence report was granted on Monday, at what would have been his sentencing hearing at a courthouse in London.

The group home operator was found guilty of 12 fire code violations related to a fire in November 2014 at 1451 Oxford St. 228 more words


Hartford Man Sentenced to Four Years in Jail For Distributing Heroin and Fentanyl

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A Hartford man will spend up to four years in jail for distributing heroin and fentanyl. Jose Manuel Rios was sentenced in a New Haven Federal Court on Friday. 149 more words