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Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai and 7 others sentenced to prison over banned Tiananmen vigil

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Hong Kong A Hong Kong court has sentenced media tycoon Jimmy Lai and seven other pro-democracy figures to up to 14 months behind bars for participating in an unauthorized assembly last year to commemorate the Tiananm...

A Michigan woman faces prison after trying to hire an assassin through a fake website

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Wendy Wein wanted her ex-husband dead. In July of 2020 the Michigan woman came across a website, Rent-A-Hitman, that promised to "handle your delicate situation" privately and in a timely manner. The site boasts h...

Josh Duggar’s child porn conviction leaves Arkansas locals ‘ecstatic’: ‘He’s belonged in prison a long time’

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The former "19 Kids and Counting" star faces up to 20 years in prison and $ 250,000 in fines for each count when he's sentenced sometime in 2022. A federal jury found him guilty on two counts of downloading and poss...

Former nurse who sexually assaulted an intellectually disabled woman is sentenced to 10 years in prison

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A man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an intellectually disabled woman in an Arizona long-term health care facility was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday, according to prosecutors. Nathan D. Sutherl...

Florida man accused of raping pizza delivery woman has over 70 arrests: ‘Should’ve been in prison’

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Osvaldo Figueroa, 55, "sexually battered [the woman] in an elevator" on Sunday at an apartment complex on Lepic Lane in Osceola County, Osceola County Sheriff Marco Lopez told reporters during a news conference Tuesd...

Alice Sebold apologizes to exonerated man who spent years in prison for her rape

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Author Alice Sebold apologized to a man who last week was exonerated of her rape, a crime she wrote about in her memoir "Lucky," but the writer also appeared to place as much blame on a "flawed legal system" as she ...

He faked PPP loan applications, got the money, then spent it on a Lamborghini and Rolex. Now he’s serving nine years in prison

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A Houston man was sentenced to nine years in prison for using money he got from Covid-19 relief funds to buy cars, a watch and a pay off a home loan, the Justice Department announced. Lee Price III, 30, was sentence...

Judge Jeanine tells Americans how to stop Democrats from releasing violent criminals from prison

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JUDGE JEANINE: We don’t know what motivated Darrell Brooks, the assassin who tore through the lives of multiple families, killing six and injuring 60 more, nor do I care to know his motive. What I care about is that ...

He spent years in prison for the rape of author Alice Sebold, the subject of her memoir, ‘Lucky.’ A judge just exonerated him

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For decades, throughout his years in prison and even after he was released, Anthony Broadwater insisted he was innocent of the rape of "The Lovely Bones" author Alice Sebold, a crime she described in her memoir, "Lu...

Kevin Strickland, wrongfully convicted of triple murder, freed after more than four decades in prison

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The convictions against Kevin Strickland, 62, were vacated following a three-day court hearing in which a Jackson County prosecutor said that evidence used to convict him in 1979 was recanted or disproven.  "I'm stil...

After spending 43 years in prison for a triple murder he says he didn’t commit, a Missouri man is finally free

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After spending 43 years behind bars for a crime he said he didn't commit, a Missouri man's conviction has been set aside, according to a news release from Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker. Senior Judge J...

Brendan Hunt sentenced to 19 months in prison for threatening to assault or murder members of Congress

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Washington Brendan Hunt -- whose father is a retired judge and who allegedly threatened the lives of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, now-Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez -- was sente...

Imprisoned Georgia opposition leader Saakashvili faints in prison amid hunger strike

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MIKHEIL SAAKASHVILI: UKRAINE'S PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION SHOULD SEND A CLEAR MESSAGE TO EVERY POLITICIAN Saakashvili has been on a hunger strike for 49 days while protesting his incarceration. A council of medics set up ...

Danny Fenster arrives in US ‘with so much gratitude’ after release from Myanmar prison

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American journalist Danny Fenster arrived in the United States on Tuesday after almost six months in a Myanmar prison and expressed thanks to everyone involved in securing his release. "I just have so much gratitude...

Ecuadorian President calls ‘crisis cabinet’ after prison violence leaves dozens dead

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Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso has called a "crisis cabinet" after at least 68 inmates were killed in prison clashes on Saturday, according to an official statement of the President's office. The move comes aft...

Over 50 dead and 12 injured after clashes at same Ecuadorian prison where a riot left more than 100 dead in September

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At least 58 inmates died and 12 were injured after violence broke out at one of Ecuador's largest prisons. Dozens of inmates were killed and injured in clashes early Saturday in Litoral Penitentiary, the same prison...