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Teacher Who Showed ‘The ABCs of Death’ to Her Students Sent to Jail

The internet will never stop arguing about when it is okay to show films with explicit content to children. But, there is one thing that we’re pretty sure everyone can agree on: showing the violent and disturbing The ABCs of Death to five classes of unsuspecting students is an act of irresponsible idiocy on just about every conceivable level. Columbus, Ohio substitute teacher Sheila Kearns was rightfully let go from her job back in 2013 when she screened the film for her substitute Spanish classes, but the courts have handed down an additional punishment: 90 days in jail.

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The Key to a Jail Break? Be As Skinny As This Guy

It's hard to keep a good man down. It's harder to keep a skinny man incarcerated.

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FDA Proposes New Regulations On Electronic Cigarettes
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Area High Plains Jails Considering Sale Of E-Cigs To Inmates

E-cig companies have been approaching area jails to gauge interest on allowing inmates access to the cigarette alternative.

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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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