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Fremont Police Detention Facility Offers Pay Upgrade For Jail Stay
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Texas Jail Inmates Get Sick Smoking Synthetic Pot

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) — Five inmates at an East Texas jail have been hospitalized after smoking a synthetic marijuana cigarette that was smuggled into the lockup.

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Woman Who Called Police 15,000 Times for No Reason Winds Up in Jail

No one likes a clingy person.

Especially the police.

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National Park Service Marks 50th Anniversary Of Closing Of Alcatraz
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Judge Considers Effect Of Fungus On California Inmates

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge in San Francisco is scheduled to consider whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved.

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Corrections Officers Sent Inmates on Beer Runs…And They Came Back!

The inmates are definitely running this asylum.

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Man Refuses to Leave Jail, Winds Up Back in Jail

Since jail is an intentionally unpleasant place, most inmates count down the days to their release. But when one North Carolina man refused to leave the pokey, he was granted an all-expenses-paid extended stay.

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Phil Spector Murder Trial Continues
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Former Amarillo Attorney Gets Three Years For 30 Years Of Tax Evasion

I don't think anyone likes to pay taxes.  But most of us do it.  It is what we as citizens must do.  Unless you are a lawyer in Amarillo.

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Man Boards Plane Without a Ticket After Getting Out of Jail — How’d He Do It? [VIDEO]

This news ought to do little to renew your faith in airport security systems. On Tuesday, a man boarded a plane in San Diego without a ticket.

Even worse, he was just released from jail a day earlier.

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Police Jailed Innocent Woman for 53 Days, Mixed Up Names [VIDEO]

Teresa Culpepper wasn’t surprised to see the police at her door. The Atlanta woman had called them to report her truck stolen, but when they arrested her for assault instead, she was terribly confused.

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Casey Anthony Sentenced to Four Years in Jail For Lying to Investigators But Could Be Release By End Of This Month

Casey Anthony was sentenced to four years in jail Thursday for lying to investigators in charge of the search for her daughter, Caylee. However, Anthony could be set free as early as late this month or in the beginning of August, since she's served almost three years in jail while awaiting trial with a record of good behavior.

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Overcrowding In Potter County Jail Forces Examination By Officials

Potter County Officials are discussing either replacing or expanding the Potter County Detention Center due to the fact that there are not enough beds to house all of the inmates that are coming into the center. The safety of the officers as well as the inmates is being compromised by the overcrowding issue and must be addre

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