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Man Charged For Throwing Football Full of Drugs, Contraband Into Prison Yard

By Jordy Altman That’s one lumpy football. A Detroit man is facing at least fifteen years in prison for hurling a contraband-stuffed football into a state prison yard in Jackson, Mich. The football was a […]

06/23/2014

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Police: Theft Of Custom ‘Scrooge McDuck’ Medallion Leads To Charges In Murder

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – The theft of a custom-made medallion featuring the likeness of popular Disney character Scrooge McDuck helped Hartford police track down two suspects in a recent murder. Detectives with the Major […]

09/13/2013

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Guy Under Home Arrest So Sick Of Playing Xbox That He Goes Back To Jail

19-year-old man under house arrest in New Zealand is so bored of playing Xbox all day (#firstworldproblems) that he decides he wants to go back to jail in New Zealand (so maybe not #firstworldproblems?) for […]

06/06/2013

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How Many Stars On Yelp Did Your Local Prison Get?

We understand writing a review for your favorite coffee shop, blow out artist, and pet psychic on Yelp, but prison? It’s assumed that all of those get one-star, generally because being in one is intentionally […]

04/29/2013

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What Would YOU Do For A Cookie?

Get caught with your hand in the cookie jar? So did Abner Canda, except he got caught with his hand in both much-fabled cookie jar and on an impressionable young female inmate at the Snohomish […]

03/08/2013

Tracing The History Of “Black Betty” – From A Southern State Prison To The Superbowl

Story by Zack Nechvatal She appeared last night to millions during the Superbowl courtesy of VW in promotion of their new 2012 Beetle, but the jukebox favorite “Black Betty,” made famous by the band [lastfm]Ram […]

02/07/2011

John Lennon’s Killer Denied Parole

Mark David Chapman, better known to some as the man who killed [lastfm]John Lennon[/lastfm], will remain in jail where he has resided since the infamous 1980 murder.

09/08/2010

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