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2015/04/25 05:13
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Instead, it's possible the defendant will be granted probation. Probation gives them the opportunity to correct their behavior without serving a prison sentence. Webster County Attorney Jennifer...
2015/04/25 05:13
2015/04/25 05:13
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2015/04/24 10:32
2015/04/24 10:32
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More than 50 Book Clubs have been established in correctional centres across the country, to promote a culture of reading, and writing, amongst inmates. This was announced today (22 April 2015) by...
2015/04/24 06:15
2015/04/24 06:15
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The health needs of South Africa’s almost 160?000 prisoners and remand detainees are in the hands of 818 professional nurses, 11 doctors, 24 pharmacists and 24 psychologists. That is one professional...
2015/04/23 18:26
2015/04/23 18:26
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Surrounded by a crowd of people and television cameras, former wrestler and coach Dan Gable recounted the most difficult loss of his life. This loss however, came not at the hands of a wrestler, but a...
2015/04/22 14:03
2015/04/22 14:03
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George Louka (Jenni Evans, News24) Johannesburg - George Louka, accused of murdering strip club owner Lolly Jackson, will stay in jail in South Africa until his trial in October, even though he is...
2015/04/22 10:03
2015/04/22 10:03
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The Department of Correctional Services last week brought the application for Louca’s release because he has advanced lung cancer. Louca was not in court to hear the ruling by Judge Geraldine...
2015/04/20 20:37
2015/04/20 20:37
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Introduced by Sen. Ernie Chambers, LB 268 would replace the death penalty with a sentence of life without the possibility of parole. It has been a career-long effort of Chambers’ since 1973 to...
2015/04/18 14:34
2015/04/18 14:34
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INDEPENDENT MEDIAEugene de Kock appeared in public for the first time in years when a judge ordered the State to bring him to court. File photo: Leon Muller Pretoria - Eugene de Kock appeared in...
2015/04/17 06:27
2015/04/17 06:27
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LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska is considering repealing the death penalty amid a shortage of lethal injection drugs, with legislation to eliminate capital punishment clearing a major hurdle...
2015/04/17 00:20
2015/04/17 00:20
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Others argued that ending the death penalty was in part a conservative idea, a protest against big and intrusive state control. “Increasingly we are finding conservatives are viewing capital...
2015/04/15 00:03
2015/04/15 00:03
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The Department of Correctional Services has fired an officer who features in a scandalous sex video. Footage of the correctional officer having sex with a policewoman at a Krugersdorp prison hospital...
2015/04/13 21:29
2015/04/13 21:29
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Updated: Monday, April 13 2015, 05:11 PM EDT The woman who supplied the guns used in the deadly 2012 Christmas Eve ambush in Webster has been denied parole. Dawn Nguyen was convicted in August 2014...
2015/04/13 14:34
2015/04/13 14:34
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Johannesburg - Labour union, Solidarity has fired back at the South African Police Services (SAPS), following the national commissioner’s sentiments that the union had removed food from the tables of...
2015/04/13 12:31
2015/04/13 12:31
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In a first of its kind, the Department of Correctional Services, led by the Deputy Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Thabang Makwetla, will convene an Imbizo behind bars for inmates...
2015/04/11 13:34
2015/04/11 13:34
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Cape Town - Regional and not just national demographics should be taken into account for employment equity targets. That was the ruling on Friday by the Labour Appeal Court, in a decision which trade...
2015/04/09 20:16
2015/04/09 20:16
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Photo By Cactus Yearbook/Texas Student Media Jon Hamm, who portrays Don Draper on the hit AMC series "Mad Men," helped brutally initate a male student in 1990 and was charged with hazing while he was...
2015/04/08 21:26
2015/04/08 21:26
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AT AN initial cost of R31m, 47059 awaiting trial prisoners are to be forced to stop wearing private clothes as the Department of Correctional Services has started rolling out new yellow uniforms. The...
2015/04/08 16:30
2015/04/08 16:30
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Prisoner Lucas Mngadi* died within four months of being diagnosed with colon cancer after complaining for months about pain. Only 46 prisoners nationally are currently being treated for cancer,...
2015/04/08 16:03
2015/04/08 16:03
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The drama began at Frere Square when two plain-clothes police detectives spotted a suspicious silver VW Polo near an Absa ATM. Upon their approach‚ the vehicle sped off with the officers giving...
2015/04/08 11:31
2015/04/08 11:31
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Prison warders are unable to distinguish between a naturally violent inmate and a mentally ill inmate as they receive no training in identifying mental illness. This is according to Police and Prison...
2015/04/25 05:13
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