penitentiary

Venezuela prison brawl toll rises to 26


August 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) The toll in last weekend's battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas has risen to 26, said authorities.The initial casualty ... Read more...

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25 killed in brawl at Venezuelan prison (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas left 25 people dead and 43 injured, Venezuela's minister of penitentiaries said.Among ... Read more...

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Prisoners in Ajman attend religious lectures


August 8th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Ajman, Aug 7 (IANS/WAM) Prisoners serving terms in a penitentiary in Ajman in the UAE are listening to religious lectures delivered by scholars at the prison.The lectures are being organised ... Read more...

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Prison official slain in Venezuela


July 7th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 7 (IANS/EFE) The director of the women's annex of a prison in the western state of Tachira was murdered Friday along with her husband, Venezuelan authorities said.Nelly Ramon, ... Read more...

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Venezuelan killed by stray shot from prison


May 10th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 10 (IANS/EFE) The Venezuelan government confirmed Wednesday that a Caracas resident died at his home when he was struck by a stray bullet fired from inside a nearby ... Read more...

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Russia introduces life sentence for drug dealers


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed into law a bill stipulating life sentences for selling drugs especially in large quantities, according to presidential website.The new ... Read more...

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Five taxi drivers killed in Mexican city


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen shot dead five taxi drivers Tuesday in the streets of the northern Mexican industrial city of Monterrey, authorities said."The attack happened at around 10 ... Read more...

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Over 400 Kyrgyz prisoners stitch up their mouths


January 24th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 400 Kyrgyz prisoners stitched up their mouths Tuesday as part of a nationwide hunger strike that has spread throughout the country's pre-trial detention facilities, ... Read more...

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31 killed in Mexico prison fight


January 6th, 2012 - 3:15 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) A fight involving several groups of inmates at a prison in Mexico has left at least 31 dead, officials said.The incident took place in the ... Read more...

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Thousands Of Egyptian Prisoners Escape Amidst Anti-Government Protests


January 30th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amidst the confusion and chaos across Egypt over the anti-government protests in the country, thousands of prisoners from prison all over the trouble-torn nation have managed ... Read more...

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Imprisoned Rapper, T.I., Chastised For Getting Excessively ‘Frisky’ With His Wife, Tiny, During Her Visit To The Jail


January 7th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 7, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): 30-year-old T.I. is the imprisoned American rapper, film producer and recording artist, who has only just provided a fully fresh connotation to his famous single, ... Read more...

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41 Mexican guards to go on trial for jailbreak


December 29th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) A Mexican judge decided to bring to trial 41 guards, among them seven women, posted to a penitentiary in the northern border city of Nuevo Laredo for ... Read more...

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Amy Locane, Star Of ‘Melrose Place’, Indicted For Homicide


December 17th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The 38-year-old Amy Locane, the actress of ‘Melrose Place’, had engendered a deadly vehicular crash in the preceding summer. What had happened was that Locane’s ... Read more...

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80 prisoners, 18 guards hurt in Chile jail violence


December 17th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) At least 80 inmates and 18 guards were injured in "disturbances" at a severely overcrowded prison in the Chilean capital, an official said.That tally was provided to reporters ... Read more...

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Inmate kills girlfriend, stashes body in cell at Peru prison


November 30th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) A Dutch inmate murdered his Peruvian girlfriend on visiting day at Lima's Lurigancho prison in August and buried her body in his cell, with the killing going undetected ... Read more...

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Wisconsinite Man Shoots His TV Due To Anger Over Bristol Palin’s Dancing Victories So Far In DWTS


November 20th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Bristol Palin, the 20-year-old daughter of the powerful Republican, Sarah Palin, has journeyed to the finale of ‘Dancing With The Stars’ (DWTS) this week, ... Read more...

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4,000 Venezuelan prisoners on hunger strike


September 4th, 2010 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 4 (IANS/EFE) More than 4,000 inmates of three Venezuelan jails went on a hunger strike in protest against alleged brutality by guards, judicial delays and overcrowding in prisons. The protest involves ... Read more...

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‘Suge’ Knight Arrested!


May 21st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Marion ‘Suge’ Knight is the co-founder and earlier CEO of Death Row Records. It now appears that he has landed himself in distress with ... Read more...

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American Supreme Court Expresses A Verdict Against Cruel Life Sentences For Juveniles


May 18th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): In a significant verdict against cruel punishment for juveniles, the American Supreme court has pronounced that the juveniles, who have perpetrated non-homicidal felonies, cannot be ... Read more...

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Sean Penn Arrives At A Plea Deal In The Unpleasant Paparazzi Case


May 13th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 13, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sean Penn beseeched ‘no contest’ on Wednesday to the indictment of having perpetrated vandalism. The accusation of vandalism had sprung from an unpleasant ... Read more...

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Will Ferrell Minor League Makes Its Debut


May 10th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Nashville admirers observed the Will Ferrell Minor League debut last night. The comedian dressed himself in a chunky mustache and golden chains. He went to ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen prenuptial arrangement revealed


May 8th, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Actor Charlie Sheen and his wife Brooke Mueller’s prenuptial agreement of 60 pages have been divulged. The contract mentions that Sheen is to shell ... Read more...

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Erin Andrews ’stalker’ to serve sentence in Atlanta jail near her home


May 4th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 4 (ANI): The man who was convicted of stalking ESPN sportscaster Erin Andrews surrendered Monday at a federal prison in Atlanta-which is apparently his victim's home city.Michael Barrett, 48, ... Read more...

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Solitary U.S. missionary To Undergo Trial In Haiti


April 27th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Laura Silsby, one of a faction of missionaries from the western US state of Idaho, will face trial on the indictment of arranging irregular journeys ... Read more...

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Brazil to track undertrials with electronic devices


April 27th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 27 (IANS/EFE) In an effort to cope with the growing space crunch in the country's jails, Brazil is considering release of undertrial prisoners and tracking them with electronic ... Read more...

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SEC Tightens The Noose Around Miami Sports Donor


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): One of the largest investment scams of recent times in America has now become public. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has broken an investment ... Read more...

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Burglars Break Into Prison In The Netherlands To Thieve Absent Convicts


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This piece of news would turn out to be an excellent joke for a comedy program if it were not really factual. The news is ... Read more...

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A Member Of A Christian Militia Utters That He Was Not Conscious Of Any Plot To Topple The US Government


April 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): An Ohio male has been indicted in what American federal prosecutors allege was a plot of a Christian militia to launch a conflict against the ... Read more...

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Man accused of death threats against U.S. senator Patty Murray arrested


April 7th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A male, who has been menacing the Senator, Patty Murray, has been detained by the American police personnel in Washington. The 63-year-old male named Charles ... Read more...

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Connecticut Police Arrest Two Robbers For A Ludicrously Pre-meditated Robbery


March 25th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Two individuals, Albert Bailey, and an adolescent, both from Bridgeport, called People's United Bank on Stratfield Road approximately 10 minutes prior to arriving in the ... Read more...

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Former Inmate Receives 15 Years For Disrespecting Probation


March 24th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
March 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A former inmate was bequeathed a stringent punishment of 15 years in prison for disobeying his probation. He endeavored to disobey his probation by ... Read more...

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Stalker of Ryan Seacrest could face a two-year prison term


March 10th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 10 (Pen Men at Work): Los Angeles based Uzomah, on whom the unpleasant accusation of pestering Ryan Seacrest has been laid, has pleaded no contest on Tuesday. 25-year-old Chidi Uzomah ... Read more...

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One dead, 19 hurt in Colombia prison fight


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) One inmate was killed and 19 wounded in clashes at a prison in the southwestern Colombian city of Cali, but authorities managed to regain control of the facility, ... Read more...

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Inmates’ relatives occupy two Venezuelan prisons


February 17th, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Relatives of inmates in two Venezuelan prisons decided to remain inside the facilities to protest the alleged "mistreatment" of their loved ones by the guards and procedural delays ... Read more...

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Criminals looting and raping quake survivors, says Haiti police chief


January 29th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Port au Prince (Haiti), Jan.29 (ANI): Bandits are reportedly preying on vulnerable earthquake survivors, even raping women, in makeshift camps set up in the capital after the disaster, Haiti's police chief has ... Read more...

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