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Pasadena Star-News
LA County ends solitary confinement for juvenilesin such cases, the placement should be brief, designed as a ‘cool- down’ period
LA County ends solitary confinement for juveniles
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 39 minutes ago
in such cases, the placement should be brief, designed as a ‘cool- down’ period and done only in consultation with a mental health professional,” according to the motion, which calls for “relationship- building, trauma-informed care” for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Liberia Health Care Syndicate JFK Medicala long pause. The story took a lot Liberians by surprise. The criminal syndicat
Liberia Health Care Syndicate JFK Medical
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
a long pause. The story took a lot Liberians by surprise. The criminal syndicate acting together has managed to defraud the health facility of about half a million United States dollars. The group headed by JFK's accountant chief Patrick Konuwa,... Read more
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New America Media
Wife of Prominent Vietnamese Human Rights Lawyer, Nguyen Van Dai, Rallied for His ReleaseQuang and religious freedom activist Pham Ngoc Thach in 2004. NAM: To date hav
Wife of Prominent Vietnamese Human Rights Lawyer, Nguyen Van Dai, Rallied for His Release
New America Media / Posted 3 hours ago
Quang and religious freedom activist Pham Ngoc Thach in 2004. NAM: To date have you had any news regarding your husband health and conditions in prison? Dai has been imprisoned more than 4 months now and neither I nor his lawyer has any news of... Read more
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The Advocate
Federal jury convicts New Orleans woman in health care fraud schemeA federal jury in New Orleans on Saturday found the owner of a local health car
Federal jury convicts New Orleans woman in health care fraud scheme
The Advocate / Posted 4 hours ago
A federal jury in New Orleans on Saturday found the owner of a local health care company guilty on 18 counts from a 2013 indictment accusing her and another woman in a $3.2 million Medicare fraud scheme. Tracy Richardson Brown was found guilty on... Read more
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Wise County Messenger
Tuesday, May 3, 201524, guilty of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, 4 to
Tuesday, May 3, 2015
Wise County Messenger / Posted 8 hours ago
24, guilty of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, 4 to 200 grams, he was sentenced to 30 years in prison by 271st District Judge John Fostel yesterday. During the sentencing hearing, a Bridgeport police officer testified... Read more
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Island Packet
Death by Taser, in a padded cell, caught on cameraBy age 24, Brandon Bethea had been in and out of prison for drugs, assault, ste
Death by Taser, in a padded cell, caught on camera
Island Packet / Posted 9 hours ago
By age 24, Brandon Bethea had been in and out of prison for drugs, assault, stealing. He didn’t do well with rules, and he was mentally ill. He liked to run his mouth. On a March morning five years ago, he tested the patience of Harnett County... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Martin McGuinness: Building an Ireland of equals that has a place for everybodyBuilding an Ireland of equals that has a place for everybody Sinn Fein has led
Martin McGuinness: Building an Ireland of equals that has a place for everybody
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 hours ago
Building an Ireland of equals that has a place for everybody Sinn Fein has led from the front in terms of protecting core services. The task of the next five years is to build on the progress already made and deliver a better future for all,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Cresson prison plans will be revealedSen. John Wozniak, D-Cambria, said Monday that local and state officials will b
Cresson prison plans will be revealed
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 hours ago
Sen. John Wozniak, D-Cambria, said Monday that local and state officials will be on hand to discuss the next steps for the prison, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the 450-acre Cresson site. "I think the announcement will cover a wide range... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Man Who Terrifies Wall Streethe said. “There’s a natural frustration, given how bad the consequences were fo
The Man Who Terrifies Wall Street
The New Yorker / Posted 17 hours ago
he said. “There’s a natural frustration, given how bad the consequences were for the country, that more people didn’t go to prison for it, because it’s clearly true that when you see a bad thing happen, like you see a building go up in flames, you... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Data modelling may shape criminals' punishmentreoffend. However, the brief also highlights some of the hurdles that will be
Data modelling may shape criminals' punishment
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
reoffend. However, the brief also highlights some of the hurdles that will be faced before any changes can be made. The health sector has reported a current shortage of psychologists, and the Ministry of Health has advised that mental health... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Maryland seeks federal OK to speed ex-inmates' Medicaid accessSeeking to slash the red tape that prevents former prisoners with chronic healt
Maryland seeks federal OK to speed ex-inmates' Medicaid access
Baltimore Sun / Posted 21 hours ago
Seeking to slash the red tape that prevents former prisoners with chronic health ailments, mental illness or drug addiction from getting health coverage, Maryland has proposed giving thousands of newly released inmates temporary Medicaid membership,... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Data modelling may shape criminals' punishmentreoffend. However, the brief also highlights some of the hurdles that will be
Data modelling may shape criminals' punishment
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
reoffend. However, the brief also highlights some of the hurdles that will be faced before any changes can be made. The health sector has reported a current shortage of psychologists, and the Ministry of Health has advised that mental health... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Harnessing the power of information to reduce crime & victimin the criminal justice system, both as perpetrators and victims. Māori are six
Harnessing the power of information to reduce crime & victim
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 23 hours ago
in the criminal justice system, both as perpetrators and victims. Māori are six times more like to end up in prison than non-Māori.We are battling with a horrendously high rate of intergenerational family violence.Despite falling... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraudSTATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) – Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will s
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraud
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) – Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will spend 18 months in prison after bilking Medicaid and Medicare with inflated bills for patient care he didn’t perform. Wayne Vincent Wilson was sentenced Monday after being... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraudSTATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) � Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will s
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraud
The Tampa Tribune / Posted yesterday
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) � Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will spend 18 months in prison after bilking Medicaid and Medicare with inflated bills for patient care he didn't perform. Wayne Vincent Wilson was sentenced Monday after being... Read more
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The Advocate
Federal jury convicts New Orleans woman in health care fraud schemeA federal jury in New Orleans on Saturday found the owner of a local health car
Federal jury convicts New Orleans woman in health care fraud scheme
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
A federal jury in New Orleans on Saturday found the owner of a local health care company guilty on 18 counts from a 2013 indictment accusing her and another woman in a $3.2 million Medicare fraud scheme. Tracy Richardson Brown was found guilty... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraudSTATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will s
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraud
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will spend 18 months in prison after bilking Medicaid and Medicare with inflated bills for patient care he didn't perform. Wayne Vincent Wilson was sentenced Monday after being... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraudSTATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will s
NC physician faces 18 months in prison for healthcare fraud
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) - Federal authorities say a North Carolina doctor will spend 18 months in prison after bilking Medicaid and Medicare with inflated bills for patient care he didn't perform. Wayne Vincent Wilson was sentenced Monday after being... Read more
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Daily Herald
Dundee Township arson suspect now fit for trialStreet, previously was found unfit for trial in December and placed in the cust
Dundee Township arson suspect now fit for trial
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Street, previously was found unfit for trial in December and placed in the custody of the state's Department of Human Services for up to a year until his fitness could be restored, according to Kane County court records. After receiving... Read more
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The News & Observer
Death by Taser, in a padded cell, caught on cameracorner of a padded cell when Clark fired. Harnett County Detention Center By a
Death by Taser, in a padded cell, caught on camera
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
corner of a padded cell when Clark fired. Harnett County Detention Center By age 24, Brandon Bethea had been in and out of prison for drugs, assault, stealing. He didn’t do well with rules, and he was mentally ill. He liked to run his mouth. On a... Read more
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Louisiana Weekly
Gusman comes under fire from DOJHasselleContributing Writer Citing an “immediate risk of harm and death to the
Gusman comes under fire from DOJ
Louisiana Weekly / Posted yesterday
HasselleContributing Writer Citing an “immediate risk of harm and death to the men, women and youth” in Orleans Parish Prison, the United States Department of Justice along with prisoners’ attorneys have asked a federal court to remove Sheriff... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Daniel Berrigan, priest, prisoner, anti-war crusader, diesHe was priest, prophet, poet and prisoner. Anti-war crusader Jesuit Fr. Daniel
Daniel Berrigan, priest, prisoner, anti-war crusader, dies
National Catholic Reporter / Posted yesterday
He was priest, prophet, poet and prisoner. Anti-war crusader Jesuit Fr. Daniel Berrigan died Saturday, April 30, of natural causes at Murray-Weigel Hall, a Jesuit health care facility in the Bronx, nine days shy of his 95th birthday. One of the most... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Opioid crisis fueling call for new police trainingdesigned to reduce instances in which individuals are arrested and instead incr
Opioid crisis fueling call for new police training
Lowell Sun / Posted yesterday
designed to reduce instances in which individuals are arrested and instead increase referrals to substance abuse or mental health providers. The bill, filed in mid-April by Sen. Jason Lewis of Winchester, would create a Center of Excellence in... Read more
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Negros Chronicle
As promised: council oks muffler ordinanceif a muffler insert/ silencer is installed to minimize the noise created and th
As promised: council oks muffler ordinance
Negros Chronicle / Posted yesterday
if a muffler insert/ silencer is installed to minimize the noise created and the required decibel meter level is achieved. PRISON OR FINE For second offense, an administrative fine of P 1, 000.00 shall be imposed on the driver/owner of the unit... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Deadly asbestos: Workers put in jeopardy, but state won't get toughwho expose their workers to the deadly toxin, a Free Press investigation has fo
Deadly asbestos: Workers put in jeopardy, but state won't get tough
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
who expose their workers to the deadly toxin, a Free Press investigation has found. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration — MIOSHA — says it does not have enough inspectors to police all abatement projects. It says its job is... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Faith-based programs help former convicts get jobsabout 11,000 people are released from the Franklin County jail each year, and a
Faith-based programs help former convicts get jobs
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
about 11,000 people are released from the Franklin County jail each year, and about 20,000 people are released from state prisons. If they have decent jobs, he said, they pay taxes and contribute to society. Denying that takes away their dignity... Read more
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Junkee
These Are The Men Who've Died In Mandatory Detention Since The Last Electionout by Spanish consortium Ferrovial, who immediately released a statement sayin
These Are The Men Who've Died In Mandatory Detention Since The Last Election
Junkee / Posted yesterday
out by Spanish consortium Ferrovial, who immediately released a statement saying “this activity will not form part of its services offering in the future”. With a likely election only two months away, and asylum seekers looking to be a crucial... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Solutions to racial disparity in justice appear obvious to some, illusive to othersare disproportionately incarcerated, shot by police, arrested and detained as y
Solutions to racial disparity in justice appear obvious to some, illusive to others
Summit Daily News / Posted yesterday
are disproportionately incarcerated, shot by police, arrested and detained as youth, arrested for marijuana, sent back to prison from parole and disadvantaged by a criminal record, a Rocky Mountain PBS News examination of state data, records and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Kamala Harris picks her fights as criminal justice crusaderimmigrants from deportation. Yet on issues that have reshaped the state’s crim
Kamala Harris picks her fights as criminal justice crusader
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
immigrants from deportation. Yet on issues that have reshaped the state’s criminal justice system – including historic prison realignment, an initiative changing certain felonies to misdemeanors, and scores of public safety bills in the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
IAG/State Insurance Wins 2015 Roger Awardpeople - unemployment, impact on tangata whenua, impact on women, impact on chi
IAG/State Insurance Wins 2015 Roger Award
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
people - unemployment, impact on tangata whenua, impact on women, impact on children, abuse of workers/conditions, health and safety of workers and the public; environment - environmental damage, abuse of animals; and political interference... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Learning to overcome mental prisons even when freed from years behind barsRobert Boyd learned not to cry in prison, where showing emotion was seen as wea
Learning to overcome mental prisons even when freed from years behind bars
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
Robert Boyd learned not to cry in prison, where showing emotion was seen as weakness. But three days following his release after 34 years on "the inside," the tears flowed freely as he dealt with the discomfort of adjusting to a world that had... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lance Normana social service agency meets certain targets. In other words, the government p
On The Nation: Lisa Owen interviews Lance Norman
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
a social service agency meets certain targets. In other words, the government pays for outcomes rather than just providing services. Waipareira Trust, the West Auckland Urban Maori Authority, has put together a bid to create one of the first four... Read more
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LLRX.com
Evolutions in DNA Forensicsfound defendant, James Ealy, guilty of first-degree murder, and the trial court
Evolutions in DNA Forensics
LLRX.com / Posted 2 days ago
found defendant, James Ealy, guilty of first-degree murder, and the trial court sentenced him to a term of natural life imprisonment. On appeal, defendant argues that he is entitled to a new trial due to the cumulative prejudice of three trial... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Half century in hair, Carbondale man teaches new barbersthe neighborhood around its base of operation in 535 Wyoming Ave., the former s
Half century in hair, Carbondale man teaches new barbers
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
the neighborhood around its base of operation in 535 Wyoming Ave., the former site of Labor Ready, by providing free services to veterans at Gino Merli Center, children connected with the United Neighborhood Center, and clients of the St.... Read more
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Northwest Florida Daily News
Columnist off base: Health care is most certainly a rightGUEST COLUMN: In response to Mr. Walter Williams’ column, “Rights versus Wish
Columnist off base: Health care is most certainly a right
Northwest Florida Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
GUEST COLUMN: In response to Mr. Walter Williams’ column, “Rights versus Wishes on medical care,” (published on April 21), I would like to point out several issues with Williams’... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Blair County pretrial services program workingand 98 percent have not committed new crimes. He said no violent crimes have b
Blair County pretrial services program working
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and 98 percent have not committed new crimes. He said no violent crimes have been committed by anyone on pretrial services, although some have had technical violations, which is noncompliance with provisions of their probation, such as... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Man wrongly accused rebuilds lifePolice said they had reason to believe Krestar, who ran his own disability supp
Man wrongly accused rebuilds life
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Police said they had reason to believe Krestar, who ran his own disability support services business in Coalport, had asked a relative to kill one of his employees. He was charged with solicitation to commit homicide, solicitation to commit... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Contractors expose Michigan workers to deadly asbestoswho expose their workers to the deadly toxin, a Free Press investigation has fo
Contractors expose Michigan workers to deadly asbestos
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
who expose their workers to the deadly toxin, a Free Press investigation has found. The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration — MIOSHA — says it does not have enough inspectors to police all abatement projects. It says its job is... Read more
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Salon.com
They should all be tried: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and America’s overlooked war crimesCIA was of a far grimmer nature. He had the dubious luck to be the subject of a
They should all be tried: George W. Bush, Dick Cheney and America’s overlooked war crimes
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
CIA was of a far grimmer nature. He had the dubious luck to be the subject of a number of CIA “firsts”: the first post-9/11 prisoner to be waterboarded; the first to be experimented on by psychologists working as CIA contractors; one of the first of... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
Maori Authority boss puts cost of failing a struggling child at $145K a yeara social service agency meets certain targets. In other words, the government p
Maori Authority boss puts cost of failing a struggling child at $145K a year
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
a social service agency meets certain targets. In other words, the government pays for outcomes rather than just providing services. Waipareira Trust, the West Auckland Urban Maori Authority, has put together a bid to create one of the first four... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid - HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid Administration officials moved Thursday to improve low Medicaid enrollment for emerging prisoners urging states to start signups before release and expan...Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid Administration officials moved Thursday to i
HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid - HHS Acts To Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid Administration officials moved Thursday to improve low Medicaid enrollment for emerging prisoners urging states to start signups before release and expan...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
Help More Ex-Inmates Get Medicaid Administration officials moved Thursday to improve low Medicaid enrollment for emerging prisoners, urging states to start signups before release and expanding eligibility to thousands of former inmates in halfway... Read more
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York Daily Record
This week in heroin newsFrom probation officers carrying Naloxone to a man being sentenced to prison fo
This week in heroin news
York Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
From probation officers carrying Naloxone to a man being sentenced to prison for dealing, here's what you need to know for the week of 4/24 when it comes to heroin in and around York County. If you have a tip or some feedback about this weekly... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Looking back at the week in newswere unsheltered and 526 people who were temporarily living with family or frie
Looking back at the week in news
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
were unsheltered and 526 people who were temporarily living with family or friends, according to the state Department of Health and Human Services. A count taken this past January showed that number had fallen to about 1,300, the lowest total in... Read more
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Daily Record
Man of 19 who admitted sex with 12-old girl spared jailthink she looks 16 either.” Charles Lander, prosecuting, said the matter came
Man of 19 who admitted sex with 12-old girl spared jail
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
think she looks 16 either.” Charles Lander, prosecuting, said the matter came to light when the girl visited a sexual health clinic. He said she told workers “she had been talking to an older male on Facebook who told her to come to his... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
'Evil' father who duped two girls into sending him half-naked photos before posting them online and humiliating them given extra long sentenceto discover the images had been posted online, driving the older girl to self-h
'Evil' father who duped two girls into sending him half-naked photos before posting them online and humiliating them given extra long sentence
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 3 days ago
to discover the images had been posted online, driving the older girl to self-harm and attempt to take her own life. Health leaders said yesterday the case was a "powerful" example of the impact sexting – sending sexual pictures to other... Read more
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Oxford Mail
'Evil' father who duped two girls into sending him half-naked photos before posting them online and humiliating them given extra long sentenceto discover the images had been posted online, driving the older girl to self-h
'Evil' father who duped two girls into sending him half-naked photos before posting them online and humiliating them given extra long sentence
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
to discover the images had been posted online, driving the older girl to self-harm and attempt to take her own life. Health leaders said yesterday the case was a "powerful" example of the impact sexting – sending sexual pictures to other... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Man of 19 who admitted sex with 12-old girl spared jailthink she looks 16 either.” Charles Lander, prosecuting, said the matter came
Man of 19 who admitted sex with 12-old girl spared jail
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
think she looks 16 either.” Charles Lander, prosecuting, said the matter came to light when the girl visited a sexual health clinic. He said she told workers “she had been talking to an older male on Facebook who told her to come to his... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
Gates police chief weighs in on Gov. Cuomo's Medicaid for inmates planGovernor Cuomo says he wants to make sure inmates with mental health or addicti
Gates police chief weighs in on Gov. Cuomo's Medicaid for inmates plan
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted 3 days ago
Governor Cuomo says he wants to make sure inmates with mental health or addiction issues get the help they need after incarceration. The governor says this will help make sure they don't end up back in prison. But will it really work? Friday night,... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
West Valley robotics team competing on national stageWash. - For Shaun Pitts, saving lives is in the job description. He's an EMT, a
West Valley robotics team competing on national stage
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Wash. - For Shaun Pitts, saving lives is in the job description. He's an EMT, and the lead instructor at Inland Northwest Health Services. Thursday was supposed to be his off day. "Definitely didn't think it was going to be anything out of the... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Bishop: Improved funding may have prevented shooting near Spokane House of CharityWash. - For Shaun Pitts, saving lives is in the job description. He's an EMT, a
Bishop: Improved funding may have prevented shooting near Spokane House of Charity
KHQ Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
Wash. - For Shaun Pitts, saving lives is in the job description. He's an EMT, and the lead instructor at Inland Northwest Health Services. Thursday was supposed to be his off day. "Definitely didn't think it was going to be anything out of the... Read more
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