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Staff Sex Abuse At Youth Prisons Is 3 Times As High As Abuse In Adult Prisons

The teens are most often assaulted by staff members working at the facilities, and fully 20 percent of those victimized by the men and women charged with protecting and counseling them said they had been violated on more than 10 occasions.<p>"Today's report illustrates the fundamental failure of many …

Crime

Police: Man high on mushrooms rips off part of penis

Police in Washtenaw County, Mich., are awaiting toxicology reports to find out if the mushrooms were laced with anything else.<p>DETROIT -- A 41-year-old Columbus, Ohio, man is recovering after police say he ripped off part of his penis on a drug-fueled high in Ypsilanti Township, Mich.<p>Washtenaw …

5 craziest crimes of the week

You know it's a banner week for wacky crimes when both toxic coffee and a psychic are involved. Five of the week's more noteworthy brushes with the law:<p>Doctor accused of poisoning lover with toxic coffee: He complained it was sweet. She said she'd added some artificial sweetener. But that wasn't …

Book News: Inmate Fights For His Right To Read Werewolf Erotica

<i>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</i><p>A San Francisco appeals court has ruled that a werewolf erotica novel must be returned to Andres Martinez, an inmate of Pelican Bay State Prison, after prison guards took it away from him on the grounds that it was …

Man stabs brother over mac and cheese

DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two Florida brothers got into a tussle over missing macaroni and cheese that ended with one stabbing the other in the stomach.<p>Volusia County Sheriff's deputies say 47-year-old Edward Zipperer spilled a beer belonging to his 49-year-old brother Randy Zipperer …

The Farting Policeman: Officer’s Flatulence Helps Bust Pot Grow-Op

Today in Top Notch Police Work news, <b>police in Britain sniffed out an outdoor marijuana farm and brought the operation to a halt — and it was all</b> …

Man Tries to Get Prostitute Arrested… for Being Too Ugly

It seems that there are still some people with a slightly spotty understanding of the law. One man in West Midlands of England, for example, is more …

High Court Strikes Ariz. Voting Law Requiring Proof Of Citizenship

The Supreme Court is looking to make the final stretch of the 2012 term a dramatic one: While the justices knocked out five opinions today, none of them were the major ones we've been looking forward to. As we've told you before, we're waiting for:<p>— <i>Fisher v. University of Texas</i>, a key test of …