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Conman who had sexual relationship with runaway 14-year-old jailed

A serial conman who went on the run for five days with a 14-year-old girl has been jailed for six years.<p>John Bush, 35, disappeared with the girl, who cannot be named, in June. A nationwide police hunt was launched after the teenager went missing from her home near Doncaster, South Yorkshire. She …

South Africa white supremacists jailed over plot to kill Nelson Mandela

Around barbecues and over fast food they had conceived a plot to assassinate Nelson Mandela and drive black people out of South Africa by leaving a trail of food parcels along a major road.<p>More than 10 years later, the humbled white supremacists Boeremag, whose craving for a return to racial …

Promising $500M Development, Dan Gilbert Likely to Buy Fail Jail and Nearby Properties

Copy of Fail Jail Offer<p>Old Jail #1. Condos, perhaps?<p>The jail site itself.<p>Old jail #2. Not so much you can do with that one.<p>Frank Murphy Hall of Justice.<p>Whether or not the deal will include the former DPD headquarters is unclear.<p>Dan Gilbert might soon be the new warden at <b>Fail Jail</b>. According to …

A Soviet dissident father waits, as his Greenpeace activist son sits in a Russian jail

As a father, Pavel Litvinov says it's difficult to watch helplessly as his son sits in a Russian jail without any means of direct communication.<p>What he has heard, though, worries him.<p>"He's still in prison in Murmansk, the prison is cold, and basically he's incommunicado. Occasionally, he sees his …

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Judge Allows Alleged Tinley Park Wife-Killer Sam to Get Jail Visit From Priest

Alleged wife-killer Bahaa Sam was granted a contact visit with a priest and will be allowed to receive communion.<p>A Tinley Park man jailed for …

Meet Klay BBJ, the Tunisian Rapper Who Was Jailed for Hating Everything

Klay BBJ and Weld el 15 were sentenced to jail after a performance that was deemed to be too critical of the nation's police force. The government's harsh treatment of the rapper gained international attention. We met him right after his release in...<p><i>Klay BBJ</i><p>In September, the Tunisian rappers Klay …

Woman jailed for London knife attacks loses appeal bid

An "exceptionally dangerous" woman who attacked two strangers with a knife has lost a bid to appeal against her conviction and sentence.<p>Nicola Edgington, now 33, of Greenwich, south-east London, killed Sally Hodkin, 58, and tried to kill Kerry Clark, 22.<p>Edgington stabbed her mother to death six …

Batman Bin Suparman Jailed In Singapore

Hey, it's a tough name to live up to.<p>Three years ago, Singapore man Batman bin Suparman -- whose name translates to "Batman son of Superman" -- became an Internet celebrity after a picture of his ID card surfaced.<p>Now 23, Batman is back in the news after getting sentenced on Monday to three years in …

America's Biggest Infomercial Conman Owes The FTC $37 Million And Is Now In Jail

A federal jury found Trudeau guilty of criminal contempt Tuesday for hiding his assets and failing to pay the Federal Trade Commission $37 million.<p>The government had been trying to take down Trudeau throughout the 1990s for stealing identities, running a pyramid scheme, and producing deceptive …

48 Days in Jail for DUI: Can Kiefer Stop Drinking?

Two days after pleading no contest to drunk driving, Kiefer Sutherland did something most people would find shocking—he ordered a drink. His usual, …

How a controversial Ariz. program tries to keep sex workers out of jail

America Tonight<p><b>PHOENIX —</b> Last month, almost 60 women were arrested for prostitution during a two-day undercover sting here.<p>Among them was Cacee -- whose name has been changed to protect her identity -- a 26-year-old single mother who has been exchanging sex for money for five years.<p>Instead of going …

Louisiana Pol Wants To Defund Library For Jail: "They're teaching Mexicans how to speak English"

<b>Deep in the heart of Louisiana,</b> amongst the bayous and gators, something wicked is stirring, and we don't mean the creatures of True Blood. No, not a vampire or werewolf or shape shifting bartender; just regular good ol' boy Lafourche Parish Council Chairman Lindel Toups, working overtime to keep …

Libraries win over jails in Louisiana election

A Louisiana election that would have diverted library funding to jails was defeated Saturday. The election gained national attention after Lafourche Parish Council Chair Lindel Toups said he thought libraries had too much money and voiced his disapproval of some library programs.<p>“They’re teaching …

Tax Excuses To Avoid Penalties, Or Even Jail

If you cheat on your taxes, file late or commit some other offense, an explanation might help. You don’t want to say your dog ate your tax return or even your receipts. There are many tax excuses, but some work better than others.<p>Of course, there’s no complete excuse to get you out of paying tax …