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2015/03/31 14:15
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Some 178,000 prisoners nationwide were granted amnesty by His Majesty the King on Tuesaday. Convicted “Godfather of Chon Buri” and disgraced policeman Pongpat Chayapan are among 178,000 prisoners...
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2015/03/31 07:58
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How do you feel about zero tolerance? It’s often a simple way to deal with matters when we don’t want to be bothered, but it can cause all sorts of problems. Some of our laws are written in much the...
2015/03/31 00:18
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California's death row, the largest in the nation with newly condemned inmates added to the system every month but no one executed in almost a decade, has filled virtually to...
2015/03/30 15:18
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GCN is now accepting nominations for the 2015 GCN Awards, our annual program for recognizing the public sector projects and their teams that have delivered the best in IT innovation, impact and scale...
2015/03/30 03:17
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Stewart Murray Wilson at his Wanganui home. - Source: ONE News Stewart Murray Wilson, the serial sex offender dubbed 'the Beast of Blenheim' is back on parole in the grounds of Whanganui Prison after...
2015/03/29 09:14
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Golden Beach millionaire Frank Griga thought he was getting into a lucrative overseas investment deal when he agreed to meet with Daniel Lugo and Adrian Doorbal. He didn't know they actually were a...
2015/03/28 20:41
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Snyder followed the Michigan parole board's recommendation and pardoned Alan Gocha Jr. in December — one of only 11 pardons out of roughly 750 applications since the governor took office. Each year,...
2015/03/28 03:05
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Residents are reacting to the state's decision to loosen restrictions on where sex offenders can live. The 2,000 foot rule now only applies to offenders whose crimes were against children. "You don't...
2015/03/28 02:17
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The U.S. Justice Department says the Baltimore City Detention Center continues to violate federal law in its treatment of youths charged as adults, failing to provide adequate programs and holding...
2015/03/27 22:52
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A woman charged with making telephone death threats to Shawnee County Jail employees in February pleaded guilty on Friday to a felony charge in the case. Cathy Lynn Thomas, 58, made the guilty plea...
2015/03/26 12:21
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Prosecutors have dropped a sex crime charge against a former Shawnee County corrections officer. Aaron Kalka was charged in March 2014 with one count of aggravated criminal sodomy...
2015/03/26 01:44
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California’s realignment program, which moved thousands of state inmates to county jails, helped push prison populations down — but it didn’t lower the cost of paying guards and other correctional...
2015/03/26 00:16
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National Human Rights Commissioner Niran Pitakwatchara (left) is stopped at the entrance to Bangkok Remand Prison as he arrives to visit four men who claim they were tortured while being interrogated...
2015/03/25 05:57
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Sheriff Garry Biniecki has three letters of resignation from corrections officers on his desk, the latest in a worrisome trend he wants to stop. Biniecki told county commissioners March 17 that the...
2015/03/25 02:10
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PONTIAC, Ill. -- Three prison guards at the Pontiac Correctional Center are recovering after being injured by an inmate. A Corrections Department spokeswoman says staff members got a tip yesterday...
2015/03/24 23:20
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SPRINGFIELD — Two bills aimed at mending a $1.6 billion shortfall in the current year's budget were approved in the Illinois House and are on their way to the Senate. The budget deal was proposed by...
2015/03/24 22:12
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One other state, Oklahoma, allows for death by firing squad but only if the lethal injection process is ruled unconstitutional by a court. Why the firing squad? Since 2011, the Europe-based...
2015/03/24 09:02
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An autopsy is to be performed on an inmate who died this weekend at the Jefferson City Correctional Center. Prison officials said Daniel Schenk, 37, was pronounced dead around 6:52 p.m. Saturday...
2015/03/24 02:29
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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon authorities say the computer glitch that caused thousands of reports on prison inmates' release to be sent out erroneously to crime victims has been fixed. Spokeswoman...
2015/03/23 23:03
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VIDEO: Vicious bloodthirsty piranhas fight over meat thrown in riverVIDEO: Vicious bloodthirsty piranhas fight over meat thrown in river (KHQ.COM)- Researchers say black piranhas, the largest of the...
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