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Ravi Ragbir's wife calls life with the activist in jail a crisis

The wife of jailed immigration activist Ravi Ragbir told supporters Saturday that she’s cried every day since federal immigration officers led him away in handcuffs. “The impact of having my husband locked up in jail has been devastating,” said Amy ...

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Mississippi woman convicted for fatal butt injection dies in jail

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi inmate convicted in 2014 of the death of a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has died. The Mississippi Department of Corrections said in a statement Monday that an autopsy will be conducted on ...

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Rapper XXXTentacion to be released from jail

There’s no place like home for the holidays — especially when you’re coming off a stint in jail. Rapper XXXTentacion will be released Wednesday on strict house arrest for the next two months, TMZ reports. The Florida-based musician — whose ...

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XXXTentacion sent to jail after being charged with 7 new felonies

Do not pass go, do not collect $ 200. Rapper XXXTentacion, real name Jahseh Onfroy, was jailed Friday morning after prosecutors hit him with seven new felony charges. Each one is related to a 2016 domestic violence case against the ...

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Fifteen Rikers inmates charged in brutal beating of jail captain

Fifteen Rikers Island inmates were charged with assaulting a city jail captain and blocking other officers from helping during a Thanksgiving attack, the Bronx District Attorney announced Thursday. The inmates gathered 90 minutes before the unprovoked assault on Capt. Awais ...

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Oscar Pistorius injured in jail fight over telephone use

JOHANNESBURG — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South African prison spokesman confirmed Tuesday. Pistorius sustained a minor injury in an alleged assault at the ...

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Jail guards linked to accidental release of pedophile suspended

Two city correction officers have been suspended in connection with the accidental release of a pedophile from Rikers Island, sources said. The officers were pulled as the Department of Correction tried to determine how James Alvarez, 53, was let go ...

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DMX agrees to plead guilty to tax evasion, faces 5 years in jail

Rapper DMX is ready to P-A-Y up. The performer, whose real name is Earl Simmons, agreed Thursday to plead guilty to a single count of evading taxes instead of going to trial on the 14 counts he was charged with, ...

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Surge in jail abuse sees state making $7M in payouts since 2015

Prisoner Richard Pattiasina was handing out spoons to fellow inmates in the mess hall at Elmira Correctional Facility eight years ago, when a correction officer ordered him to open the kitchen’s front door. “One second,” Pattiasina responded, according to testimony ...

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Michigan police will spoil ‘Stranger Things’ if you land in jail

The spoilers are on the wall. The police department in East Lansing, Mich., took to Twitter on Sunday to warn would-be criminals why they should stay out of jail. Not because it will go on your record, not because you ...

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