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Jayson Werth Sentenced To Ten Days In Jail

Jayson Werth was sentenced to ten days in jail on Friday.

12/05/2014

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Philly Rapper Meek Mill Leaving Jail After 5 Months On Violation

The rapper known as Meek Mill is being released from a Philadelphia jail after serving five months for violating parole in a 2009 drug case.

12/02/2014

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Police: Pennsylvania Man Extorted $13K To Not Reveal Affair

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges that he extorted $13,000 from another man in exchange for not telling the alleged victim’s wife that he was having an affair.

11/26/2014

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Pa. Prison Guard In Training Charged With Having Sex With Inmate In Chapel

A female prison guard trainee has been charged by the state Department of Corrections with having sex with an inmate — in the chapel of a central Pennsylvania prison.

11/25/2014

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Author Pens Book On Man Who Changed The Way Pornography Is Treated Under Law

In this age of the anything-goes internet, it may seem quaint to think of a time when someone could go to jail for publishing naughty books. But a man who actually did that helped loosen the moral strings on society.

08/30/2014

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NJ Burglar Who Fled To Canada On Kayak Gets More Jail Time

Another state prison term has been handed down to a New Jersey man who fled to Canada just before he was due to be sentenced for stealing from his neighbors after Tropical Storm Irene.

07/23/2014

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13 Arrested In Child Pornography Sweep In Berks County

Twelve men, plus a 17-year-old boy, are facing several charges for possessing and disseminating thousands of images.

06/19/2014

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Mother Of 7, Jailed Over Truancy Fines, Found Dead In Jail Cell

A Pennsylvania mother of seven died in a jail cell where she was serving a two-day sentence for her children’s absence from school, drawing complaints from the judge that sent her there about a broken system that punishes impoverished parents.

06/12/2014

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Cops: Intoxicated Pennsylvania Man Attacked Wife With Hot Soup

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he burned his sleeping wife with a hot soup pot, then burned her some more by pouring the liquid on her face.

02/25/2014

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Guidelines For A Sentence Of ‘House Arrest’

When does someone get sentenced to house arrest?

02/12/2014

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Study Reveals Troubling Stats About American Men And Arrests

A new report has some disturbing information about young men in America: A large number of them have been arrested by the time they’re 23.

01/06/2014

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Reinstating Pell Grants For Prisoners

Twenty years ago Congress signed a bill ending the opportunity for prisoners to be eligible for Pell grants. There’s a move on to change that.

12/16/2013

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Police: Pennsylvania Man Killed Mom, 85, To Buy Crack

A Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he fatally stabbed his 85-year-old mother so he could take her money to buy crack cocaine.

12/04/2013

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State Police: Prison Typist Raped, Choked By Inmate Despite Alert

The July 25 assault prompted state corrections officials to review security procedures and the placement of civilian employees and has now resulted in rape and other charges against the inmate.

10/11/2013

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Chad Johnson Being Released From Jail After Apology

Former NFL star Chad Johnson is being released immediately from jail after apologizing to a judge for lack of respect when he slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week.

06/17/2013

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