Saturday, May 5, 2012

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Gang member gets 40 years for summer stabbing
Chicago Tribune
A Greeley gang member will spend much of his adulthood in prison, after essentially being raised in the gang culture, which led to his involvement in a brutal stabbing last summer. Weld District Court Judge Thomas Quammen on Friday sentenced Alexander ...

Last 18th Street Gang member takes deal in organized crime case
Chicago Tribune
12, 1994 and March 17, 2011, the suspects participated in the enterprise, whose purpose was "financial gain through illegal activities; to establish and maintain respect, power, control and influence over the entire gang subculture in prison and in the ...

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Gang conviction merits 123 months
Daily Commercial
A 27-year-old Zellwood man, arrested last year as part of an investigation into two neighborhood-based street gangs in Lake and Orange counties, has been sentenced to 123 months in federal prison. Brandon Denard Smith pleaded guilty in February to ...

10-plus years prison term for ex-OSU QB
Chillicothe Gazette
Watson postponed his sentencing and gave Schlichter more time to have his mental health assessed. Schlichter had asked for prison drug abuse counseling after he was sentenced. In April, Schlichter signed paperwork allowing his brain and spinal cord to ...
Ex-NFL, Ohio St. QB faces 10-plus years for ticket schemeUSA TODAY

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via Prison News on 5/5/12
They are among 1,500 to 2,500 Palestinian prisoners who started refusing food 19 days ago, demanding a halt to imprisonment without charges, an end to solitary confinement and reinstating family visits from Gaza.

via prison mental health - Google Blog Search by Break the Chains on 5/4/12
The resulting report, released last October, concluded that far too many prisoners were on round-the-clock lockdown. Relatively modest changes in classification, review, and mental-health policies, it said, would "significantly ...

via prison mental health - Google Blog Search by By Julie Small on 5/4/12
“Half the prison population is either going to be needing a high level of medical care because they have serious long-term conditions or they're going to have serious mental health conditions,” said Kelso. California's efforts to ...

Prison May 4, 2012. Police and court records reveal that three of the five suspects entrapped and arrested by the FBI in a supposed plot to blow up a bridge in Ohio suffer from mental health problems, according to a report posted ...

via prison mental health - Google Blog Search by Political prisoners of thailand on 5/4/12
Somyos' wife, who visits him once a week in prison, said the 50-year-old journalist seems to have been treated acceptably in prison, but his mental health is deteriorating. In his testimony, Somyos argued that the two February ...

via candidaabrahamson by candidaabrahamson on 5/5/12
My friend Evelyn has potential to be a terminally tedious grandparent. She talks about her grandkids as if we–meaning the world–are merely fortunate that these children have chosen to grace us with their presence. I try to act appropriately grateful. I have heard about merit scholarships, acceptances to magnet schools, stellar performances on the recorder [...]

The Star

Jail for ringleader and his Sheffield drug gang
The Star
A DRUGS gang leader who controlled a 'drugs empire' with a 'mixture of fear and bluster' has been locked up for 23 years. James Flinders, aged 48, led an operation across South Yorkshire and North Nottinghamshire but was snared by police as members ...

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via prisons - Google News on 5/5/12

Daily Mail

Goudhurst Timpson academy for prisoners opened by Kenneth Clarke
Kent News
PRISONERS at a new employment training academy in Kent have called the scheme “life changing”. Secretary of State for Justice Kenneth Clarke and Prisons Minister Crispin Blunt attended the official opening of the new Timpson Academy on Monday.
Government to urge retailers to employ prisonersThe Guardian
Prisoners can be honest and motivated workers, Ken Clarke tells business as he ...Daily Mail
Businesses 'should help prisoners get work'BBC News -The Independent -The Press Association
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Alton Daily News

Panel right to advise against closing prisons
Morris Daily Herald
The commission said the women's prison in Dwight and the maximum prison in Tamms should stay open, along with a developmental center in Jacksonville, mental health centers in Tinley Park and Rockford and a youth detention facility in Murphysboro.
Panel: Don't close prisons, other facilitiesDubuque Telegraph Herald
Legislative panel: Don't close prisons, mental facilities in IllinoisRockford Register Star
Ill. panel: Don't close prisons, mental facilitiesBloomington Pantagraph
Carmi Times -WBEZ
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via Faktensucher by curi56 on 5/5/12
Canada: The Ktunaxa – Living the Language – Al Jazeera English. Video
Can the internet save a language? For the Ktunaxa nation, an indigenous people inhabiting parts of north-western America, the answer may just be ‘yes’.
The Ktunaxa language is related to no other on earth and only a handful of people speak it fluently. Most of them are members of the oldest generation, something that has spurred a race against time for a community that must record and preserve as much of the language spoken today as possible. In a few years, it might already be too late.

via Prison News on 5/5/12
Gay couples are one step closer to having civil unions in Colorado after another Republican-led House committee approved legislation that appears to have enough support to get to the governor's desk.

Yorkshire Post

Prison vow over sham marriages as Yorkshire gang sentenced
Yorkshire Post
A WARNING has been issued to criminals planning sham marriages in Yorkshire after a gang was jailed yesterday, including a man who had kept a crib sheet on his bride to be. Pakistani Tahir Naqqash was due to marry Slovak mother-of-four Zlatica Balogova ...

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Gang member to spend up to three years in juvenile detention
Yakima Herald-Republic
A Yakima gang member known as "Little Maniac" will serve up to three years for shooting a grandmother and her grandson, and for a separate shooting incident involving a 6-year-old girl. The 54-year-old woman and her grandson were walking home from a ...

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Study of prison chaplains sheds light on faith behind bars
San Antonio Express
The study said state prisons hold the bulk of the country's convicts (1.4 million), but little has been released to the public on religion in these institutions. Chaplains in state prisons fulfill a range of functions. Nearly all said they lead worship ...

16 arrested in Lorain gang sweep
In order to charge the suspects with participating in a gang, the police and prosecutors must prove that the men have extensive criminal backgrounds and have ties to a gang. Each suspect faces two to eight years in prison for that charge, ...
More arrests expected in Lorain gang sweepThe Morning Journal
Lorain: Violent criminal sweep nets 19 in murders of nineWKYC-TV

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