TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 05:00

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison

Special police forces were deployed to the Conde-sur-Sarthe prison where an inmate used an improvised weapon to take a guard and a trainee hostage. The prisoner reportedl...

Inmate takes guard, trainee hostage in high-security French prison

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Inmate acquitted of guard's slaying in Delaware prison riot A jury has acquitted an inmate accused of leading a riot at Delaware's maximum-security prison during which a guard was killed and other staffers taken hostage....
2019-05-23 23:00

Federal prison guard convicted of raping inmate will get new trial A former Metropolitan Detention Center corrections officer accused of raping a female inmate is getting a new trial because prosecutors failed to turn over evidence that could potentially have exonerated him, according to court papers. A jury convict...
2019-07-06 02:34

End of prison hostage standoff in France, 2 guards freed The French justice ministry says two guards have been freed after a hostage-taking by an inmate armed with a hand-made weapon at a top security French prison in Normandy....
2019-06-12 09:51

Man armed with gun, knife, gasoline can takes bus hostage in Brazil A man armed with a gun, knife and a can of gasoline took at least 37 people hostage on a public bus in Brazil before being fatally shot by police.        ...
2019-08-20 23:34

Former inmate convicted in prison pen pal double slaying CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man accused of fatally stabbing his prison pen pal and her friend weeks after being released has been convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in the potential death penalty case. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH&...
2019-06-14 19:51

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate’s death ROSHARON, Texas (AP) — A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died. Lou Joffrion slammed inmate David Witt in August 2017 in an attack that...
2019-05-21 21:17

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate died....
2019-05-22 00:51

Inmate may have killed Tennessee prison worker while escaping Authorities are on the hunt for a dangerous inmate who broke out of a Tennessee prison on his birthday Wednesday — and may have killed a state Department of Corrections employee. Department of Corrections administrator Debra Johnson, 64, was fo...
2019-08-08 10:34

Inmate violence up 50 per cent at London prison Wormwood Scrubs The number of assaults has risen sharply at a London prison involved in a flagship government violence-reduction project, the Ministry of Justice admitted today....
2019-08-22 15:34

Man who killed Arizona federal prison inmate gets life term TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A Kentucky man who recently pleaded guilty to killing a federal inmate in Arizona six years ago has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old Dana Louis Mattingly of Louisville was sentenced Monday. Ma...
2019-06-21 06:17

Arizona inmate found dead in Tucson prison by suicide TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has died at a state prison in Tucson by suicide. Arizona Department of Corrections officials say 32-year-old Dirk Vandeveer was found Friday hanging from a sheet in a dormitory shower area. Staff attempt...
2019-05-21 14:39

How to make salad dressing in prison: the hit survival guide written by an inmate Is tinned fish currency? How do you make ‘jail velcro’? And will bedwetting get you a single cell? Meet Carl Cattermole, whose banged-up bible is making him a hero to prisoners When Carl Cattermole was released from prison, after serving a year of a ...
2019-06-19 09:51

Kim Kardashian visits death row inmate Kevin Cooper in San Quentin Prison: report Kim Kardashian reportedly spent two hours at California’s San Quentin State Prison Thursday as a part of her efforts to exonerate death row inmate Kevin Cooper....
2019-05-31 20:34

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” content....
2019-08-17 14:00

Escaped Georgia prison gang inmate James 'Hot Rod' Owenby is captured by police, officials say A Georgia inmate involved in a prison gang and who bears the nickname was taken into custody Thursday morning after escaping in broad daylight by stealing a truck during his time assigned to a work detail, officials say....
2019-08-02 00:00

Inmate takes on disgraced detective Louis Scarcella in bid for freedom State inmate Eliseo DeLeon is seizing on recent overturned convictions linked to Scarcella in the hopes of getting his own prison sentence of 25 years to life tossed....
2019-06-19 03:51

Georgia prison gang inmate James 'Hot Rod' Owenby on the loose after stealing city’s truck, officials say A Georgia inmate involved in a prison gang and who bears the nickname "Hot Rod" was still on the run Thursday after escaping in broad daylight by stealing a truck during his time assigned to a work detail, officials say....
2019-08-01 17:00

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
2019-05-28 18:17

Group protesting ICE outside prison says guard drove truck into protesters, injuring 2 The group of protesters was outside a Rhode Island prison demonstrating against ICE and immigration policy when the incident occurred.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

‘Horse’ penis guard gets 25 years in prison for sexually abusing inmates A former Brooklyn jail guard convicted of sexually abusing multiple female inmates was sentenced to 25 years behind bars Wednesday — after the judge teared up and thanked one of his accusers for speaking out. “Thank you so much for coming...
2019-08-01 12:51

French Prosecutors Seek Suspended Prison Sentence For Saudi Princess French prosecutors said on Tuesday they were pushing for a six-month suspended prison sentence for the king of Saudi Arabia's daughter, as she went on trial in absentia in a case involving the beating......
2019-07-10 01:34

IPS Trainee In Trouble For Hands In Pocket As Faculty Member Passed Him A young IPS trainee has landed in trouble after he kept his hands inside his trouser pockets when a faculty member of the academy passed by in his car. The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police......
2019-06-29 05:01

Reduced work hours for trainee doctors not seen to compromise care (Reuters Health) - Physicians who trained in U.S. hospitals under recent reforms that capped their work hours appear to provide care that's similar in cost and quality to doctors who trained before workday reforms took effect, a new study suggests....
2019-07-12 01:34

Barty has what it takes to lift French Open trophy Ashleigh Barty has all the tools to become the first Australian woman in 46 years to win the French Open title when she faces fearless Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Saturday....
2019-06-07 23:00

Hamilton takes pole position for French GP; Vettel 7th Lewis Hamilton again peaked when it mattered to clinch a record-extending 86th career pole position at the French Grand Prix on Saturday        ...
2019-06-22 17:00

French GP: Hamilton takes emphatic win, Bottas resists Leclerc Formula 1 championship leader Lewis Hamilton absolutely dominated the French Grand Prix, leading every lap from pole position to extend his lead in the championship to 36 points...
2019-06-23 18:00

Trainee technician dies as SpiceJet plane's landing gear doors close A trainee aircraft technician died after becoming pincered between a plane's landing doors in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata on Wednesday, the airline said....
2019-07-10 10:34

French Open glance: Osaka takes 14-match Slam run to Paris A quick look at the French Open: Naomi Osaka's bid for a third consecutive Grand Slam title finally gets started on Day 3 of the French Open        ...
2019-05-27 23:00

Rafael Nadal takes down Roger Federer in straight sets to reach French Open final Rafael Nadal got the best of Roger Federer in the 39th meeting between the tennis superstars in the French Open semifinals on Friday.        ...
2019-06-07 17:51

Report: US must communicate better with hostage families WASHINGTON (AP) — A new report says the United States must do a better job communicating with families of American hostages held overseas. That includes telling “hard truths” to loved ones about the chances for rescue and clarifying the g...
2019-06-24 08:51

Rapper RZA says arrested A$AP Rocky is a hostage in Sweden RZA of the Wu-Tang Clan says he’s concerned over what he calls a “hostage situation” for fellow rapper A$AP Rocky, who’s charged with assault in Sweden...
2019-07-31 17:51

Records: 2 men took child hostage after reservation killings YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — Court records say a homeowner told police that two men linked to the killing of five people on an Indian reservation in Washington state approached his residence and briefly took a child hostage at gunpoint before they were captu...
2019-06-11 20:34

Police kill armed man who held bus hostage in Rio An armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff on Tuesday, authorities said.        ...
2019-08-20 23:34

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the southern Philippines, according to the military, which......
2019-05-31 17:34

FlyCleaners customers claim laundry is being held ‘hostage’ Furious laundry service customers say they’ve been taken to the cleaners! Clients of FlyCleaners, a New York City-based laundry app, said they’ve been scammed by the door-to-door service — which allegedly has gone AWOL with their di...
2019-08-10 01:00

Trump deal with Mexico a win for 'hostage-taking': former WTO chief The migration deal imposed on Mexico this week by U.S. President Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs was a victory for "hostage-taking" over international rules, a former head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) said on Saturday....
2019-06-08 22:17

Prison guards injured in prison riot in Ukraine MOSCOW (AP) — Police say four prison guards have been injured in clashes with inmates who have barricaded themselves in a prison in Ukraine’s port city of Odessa. Serhiy Shaykhet, chief of the investigative unit at the Odessa police, said in te...
2019-05-27 17:17

Brazilian Police Kill Man Who Hijacked Bus, Held 37 Passengers Hostage (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America’s longest ...
2019-08-21 00:00

Hackers Are Holding Baltimore's Government Computers Hostage, and It's Not Even Close to Over On May 7, hackers infected about 10,000 of Baltimore city government’s computers with an aggressive form of ransomware called RobbinHood, and insisted the city pay 13 bitcoin (then $76,280, today $102,310) to cut the computers loose. The hackers clai...
2019-05-22 18:34

Ransomware attack on Baltimore continues to hold the city hostage Earlier this month, hackers successfully deployed a piece of ransomware that, for about two weeks now, has effectively shut down a range of key public services in the city of Baltimore. All told, the ransomware in question has locked down approximate...
2019-05-23 03:51

Dutch hostage held by Filipino militants killed in gubattle MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military officials say a long-held Dutch hostage has been shot and killed by his Abu Sayyaf captors when he tried to escape during a gunbattle in southern jungles. Military commander Brig. Gen. Divino Pabayo Jr. ...
2019-05-31 12:17

2 Sisters In Rajasthan Held Hostage, Raped For 2 Months, Say Police Two sisters were allegedly abducted and raped multiple times by a man who held them hostage for over two months in Dholpur district of Rajasthan, police said on Monday....
2019-07-15 21:00

A$AP Rocky set to testify as Trump's hostage negotiator watches in court American rapper A$AP Rocky was brought to court in handcuffs for the second day of his assault trial in Sweden on Thursday, in a case being closely watched by Donald Trump and monitored from the courtroom by the President's special envoy for hostage ...
2019-08-01 14:17

American ex-hostage mom said husband Joshua Boyle was a Taliban sympathizer American ex-hostage mom Caitlan Coleman confessed in a new interview that her husband Joshua Boyle not only routinely abused her — but he was also a Taliban sympathizer, according to a new report. Coleman claimed that Boyle gave her “no choice”...
2019-05-29 22:51

Hijacker shot dead after taking 37 people hostage on a bus in Brazil A man who took a bus and 37 people hostage on a bridge in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro was shot dead on Tuesday by a police sniper, according to authorities....
2019-08-21 04:34

Florida City Votes to Pay Off Criminals Holding Computer Systems Hostage The leaders of Riviera Beach, Florida, this week voted to authorize a payment of $600,000 to criminals who crippled the city’s computer system after targeting its police department with ransomware.Read more......
2019-06-20 18:34

Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid....
2019-05-31 10:34

Brazil Police End Hostage Situation, Shoot Man Who Hijacked Bus Carrying 37 Passengers in Rio de Janeiro (RIO DE JANEIRO) — An armed man holding dozens of people hostage on a public bus Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro and threatening to set the vehicle on fire was arrested by police after a four-hour long standoff, Brazilian police said. The man armed w...
2019-08-20 15:34

Soldiers held hostage, villagers killed: the untold story of Venezuelan aid violence At dawn on February 22, as Venezuela's opposition was preparing to bring humanitarian aid into the country, a convoy of military vehicles drove into the indigenous village of Kumarakapay on its way to the Brazilian border....
2019-05-21 17:34

Trump faces critics over Mexico deal called 'hostage-taking' by ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy: tariff threats are against spirit of diplomacy Pelosi slams ‘tantrums’ while New York Times questions dealThe immigration agreement imposed on Mexico by Donald Trump under the threat of punitive tariffs is a victory for “hostage-taking” ...
2019-06-08 23:51

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops appea...
2019-05-31 12:17

Canada: trial of Taliban hostage accused of abusing wife resumes after delay Joshua Boyle faces 19 charges including sexual assaultBoyle and wife Caitlan Coleman spent five years in captivityThe trial of Joshua Boyle, the former hostage of a Taliban-linked group in Afghanistan who was accused of violence against his wife, has...
2019-07-04 00:51

Brazil police sniper kills armed man holding dozens hostage on bus in Rio de Janeiro A Brazilian police sniper fatally shot an armed man who held dozens of people hostage on a public bus in Rio de Janeiro after a four-hour standoff, officials said....
2019-08-20 19:00

Clearing up confusion on payments: If a retailer takes Apple Pay it also takes Google Pay As New York City's MTA adopts contactless payments on some transit lines, people are still confused about who takes Apple, Google and Samsung Pay.        ...
2019-05-31 22:17

Ashwini Choubey Takes Charge Of Health Ministry; Takes Metro Ride To Work Ashwini Kumar Choubey Tuesday took charge as the Minister of State for Health. He took the metro from his residence to reach Udyog Bhawan station from where he walked down to his office -- Nirman......
2019-06-04 19:17

French President Emmanuel Macron announces creation of French space force On the eve of Bastille Day celebrations, Emmanuel Macron announced the creation of a French space force command within the French air force.        ...
2019-07-13 23:51

Doubts persist over Trump attendance at French G7 summit: French official U.S. President Donald Trump did not confirm he would attend August's summit of the G7 group of rich nations in southwestern France city of Biarritz when he met President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday, a French official said....
2019-06-06 22:17

French police suicide rate climbs, French govt is flummoxed Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently, raising the number to 64 so far this year....
2019-08-18 10:00

It Takes One to Know One: A German TV Star Takes On Bullies Carsten Stahl was once a feared gang leader in Berlin. Now, as a television action hero, he is using his fame and the power of his personal story to combat bullying....
2019-08-16 20:34

French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shares heartwarming moment with son on court after French Open loss French tennis star Nicolas Mahut shared a touching moment with his son moments after he lost in the third round of the French Open on Friday to Argentina’s Leonardo Mayer....
2019-06-06 19:17

Former MCC inmate: There’s ‘no way’ Jeffrey Epstein killed himself A former inmate of the Metropolitan Correction Center in lower Manhattan, where Jeffery Epstein was found unresponsive Saturday, and declared dead at a hospital of an apparent suicide, has claimed that it is impossible Epstein killed himself....
2019-08-11 10:34

Ex-Rikers inmate who says she was raped by guards gets $1.2M A former Rikers Island inmate who says three jail guards raped her over the course of several hours has reached a $1.2 million settlement with the city. The plaintiff, identified in court papers as Jane Doe due to the nature of the allegations, says ...
2019-07-02 01:51

KSP Search For Inmate Who Escaped Transport Van LEE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Kentucky State Police are looking for an inmate they say escaped from a transport van in Lee County. It happened Thursday afternoon. Troopers say 39-year-old Jamie Vires, of Jackson, was able to get out of the van on H...
2019-06-07 14:00

Inmate swipes cop’s Taser from behind bars A prisoner on Staten Island snatched a Taser from an NYPD cop by reaching right through the bars of his holding cell and pulling it from the officer’s belt, video shows. Andrew Lawrence, 22, could be seen in the holding cell at the 120 Precinct...
2019-06-03 06:51

Inmate Walks Away From Blackburn Correctional Complex LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Officials say that an inmate at Blackburn Correction Complex walked away from the minimum-security prison Tuesday. Officials at Blackburn say that 35-year-old Jonathan Hensley walked away around 4:50 p.m. He was serving...
2019-06-05 01:34

Escaped Tennessee inmate captured after 5-day manhunt A Tennessee convict suspected of killing a corrections administrator before escaping prison on a tractor was captured Sunday seven hours after homeowners recognized him on their outdoor surveillance camera, authorities said. Curtis Ray Watson put his...
2019-08-12 02:51

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Virginia Riggs was convicted of promoting contraband in the 2017 meeting, given a suspen...
2019-06-21 11:51

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Medication withheld, cries for help ignored, routine checks neglected: With suicides a problem in many jails across the U.S., an AP/Capital News Service examination raises troubling questions about whether deaths could have been avoided. (June 18) &...
2019-06-18 08:00

One-time death row inmate being freed after plea OZARK, Ala. (AP) — A man who spent about 15 years on Alabama’s death row is being set free. News outlets report 43-year-old Emanuel Aaron Gissendanner is being released after pleading guilty on Monday to the killing of 77-year-old Margaret Snel...
2019-06-18 18:00

Escaped Tennessee inmate found after four-day manhunt An escaped convict suspected of killing a Tennessee corrections employee was brought into custody Sunday after a four day manhunt. Curtis Ray Watson, 44, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence for aggravated kidnapping, went missing Wednesday from ...
2019-08-12 02:51

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides Suicide, long the leading cause of death in U.S. jails, hit a high of 50 deaths for every 100,000 inmates in 2014, the last year for government data. That’s 2½ times the rate of suicides in state prisons and about 3½ times that of the general p...
2019-06-18 06:34

State investigating after inmate dies in knife attack TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – The Arizona Department of Corrections says it’s investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate after he was stabbed in an attack by another inmate. The department says Richard Curley, 53, died Saturday at Banner U...
2019-06-16 11:00

Thomas Silverstein, Killer and Most Isolated Inmate, Dies at 67 Convicted of murdering a guard and two fellow prisoners, he had been in solitary confinement since 1983, personifying, to some, cruel and unusual punishment....
2019-05-22 06:17

Oklahoma: family says inmate died of appendicitis as pleas for help were ignored Lawsuit: Joshua England made five written requests for help21-year-old died in Lexington correctional centerThe family of a man who died in a Oklahoma prison last year are suing correctional officials and medical staff for allegedly ignoring his repe...
2019-05-26 00:51

Correction: Lawyer Gave Inmate Cash story BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — In a story June 21, The Associated Press based on reporting by The Cincinnati Enquirer erroneously reported that Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor ordered a board overseeing attorney discipline to consider a...
2019-06-22 21:34

Last surviving Polish inmate from first transport to Auschwitz dies The last surviving inmate from the initial transport of Polish prisoners to the German Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz has died, officials at the camp's museum said Wednesday....
2019-07-25 00:34

Former Jail Deputy Enters Plea In Death Of Inmate CATLETTSBURG, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky jail deputy charged with manslaughter in the death of an inmate has pleaded guilty to a lesser count. News outlets report former deputy Alicia Beller, of Putnam, West Virginia, entered the plea Friday in Boy...
2019-05-27 12:17

Georgia executes inmate for 1996 shotgun slaying Georgia has executed an inmate convicted of the 1996 killing of a man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. Authorities say 42-year-old Marion Wilson Jr. was pronounced dead Thursday evening following an injection of the sedative pentobarb...
2019-06-21 06:51

Nevada judge asked for sentencing do-over for Saudi inmate LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada judge is being asked for a sentencing do-over for a 30-year-old former Saudi Arabian air force sergeant serving 35 years in prison for kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel on New Ye...
2019-06-07 01:51

New trial for Nevada death row inmate will await appeal A 79-year-old Nevada prison inmate who was sentenced in 2010 to die may get a chance to again argue he's not guilty, after a judge in Las Vegas overturned his conviction and granted him a new trial....
2019-06-13 20:51

Northern California inmate killed; 2 prisoners suspected SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an inmate has been killed at a Northern California state prison and two other prisoners are suspects in his death. Officials say the 63-year-old man was stabbed with a homemade weapon in an exercise yard Thur...
2019-05-31 05:00

Police Search For Escaped Campbell County Inmate CAMPBELL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are searching for a man who escaped from the Campbell County Detention Center. 57-year-old Jerry Iles escaped May 23. He was serving a 7-year sentence for second-degree burglary from Kenton County. Accord...
2019-05-31 12:17

Inmate’s mom convicted in plot with lawyer hailed on ‘Ellen’ A Virginia woman has been convicted of conspiring to smuggle drugs and a cellphone to her jailed son with an attorney who gained national attention on the “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”...
2019-08-23 19:00

Man sentenced to 16 years in fatal stabbing of Tucson inmate TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A man accused in the 2017 death of another inmate at the state prison in Tucson has been given a 16-year sentence. Ryan Wayne Bohannon was one of four men who allegedly stabbed 46-year-old Joseph Zawacki 50 times in the prison...
2019-06-28 05:51

Tennessee inmate escapes jail for 7 hours — then comes back He got a taste of freedom — and gave it back. An inmate escaped from a Tennessee prison on Thursday night, then simply returned to the jail hours later, officials said. Steven Ray Hamm, 45, fled from the Humphreys County Jail at about 8 p.m. on the F...
2019-07-05 23:00

Transgender inmate found dead in Rikers Island cell A transgender inmate was found dead in a jail cell on Rikers Island on Friday afternoon, law-enforcement sources told The Post. The inmate was found unresponsive in her cell at the Rose M. Singer women’s facility at the notorious jail at about 2:40 p...
2019-06-08 05:51

Arizona urges judge against more fines in inmate care suit PHOENIX (AP) — Lawyers representing the Arizona Department of Corrections are urging a judge to not impose a second round of contempt-of-court fines for failing to adequately follow through on its promises to improve health care for inmates. Three mo...
2019-08-22 21:00

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities....
2019-08-05 19:51

Supreme Court throws out conviction of Mississippi death row inmate The US Supreme Court on Friday threw out the 2010 murder conviction of a black Mississippi death row inmate who was tried six times for the same crime by the same prosecutor, ruling that the white prosecutor unconstitutionally kept African Americans ...
2019-06-21 21:17

Supreme Court tosses murder conviction of black inmate WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor’s efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times...
2019-06-21 16:51

Florida inmate charged with threatening to bomb federal buildings PENSACOLA, Fla. — Authorities say a Florida inmate made several bomb threats that led to evacuations at two federal buildings. An FBI complaint says 24-year-old Noah Stirn faces federal charges of interstate threats involving explosives and mailing i...
2019-05-21 15:00

Nearby inmate heard nothing when Jeffrey Epstein died, lawyer says An inmate locked up a few cells away from Jeffrey Epstein heard nothing out of the ordinary the morning of his death, according to the man’s lawyer. “Nobody heard anything,” said Bruce Barket, who represents Nicholas Tartaglione, a ...
2019-08-13 17:51

Florida inmate indicted for federal building bomb threats PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida inmate has been indicted on federal charges for making several bomb threats that led to evacuations at federal buildings. The U.S. attorney’s office says 24-year-old Noah Stirn is now in federal ...
2019-06-20 19:34

Brazilian inmate, who tried to escape dressed as his daughter, found dead Convicted Rio drug dealer Clauvino da Silva, 42, was serving a decades-long sentence when he was caught trying to break out of jail last Saturday, disguised as his daughter....
2019-08-06 22:34

Brooklyn inmate claims he was wrongfully convicted because of crooked detective A Brooklyn man claims he’s been behind bars for more than two decades on a murder conviction because of a crooked detective. Kevin Daniels says Detective Bob Schulman relied on Daniels’ own false confession, a drugged-up witness, and misleading testi...
2019-06-02 02:17

| WATCH: Rio inmate who attempted daughter-disguise escape now dead Rio de Janeiro state authorities say the powerful, convicted drug leader who attempted to escape prison disguised as his daughter, took his own life....
2019-08-08 04:34

Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides, investigation reveals Scores of jails have been sued or investigated for allegedly refusing inmates medication, ignoring their cries for help, and failing to monitor them.        ...
2019-06-18 21:17

Search for escaped inmate Curtis Watson narrowed in Tennessee Law enforcement officials were searching for Curtis Watson in a wooded area Saturday night, not far from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary.        ...
2019-08-11 07:34

Tennessee authorities capture escaped inmate suspected of murder The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that 44-year-old Curtis Ray Watson was caught hours after a confirmed sighting of him in the west Tennessee community of Henning, where he escaped from the West Tennessee State Penitentiary on Wed...
2019-08-12 01:17

Death row inmate eats cheesesteak, quotes Bible before being electrocuted A Tennessee inmate convicted of the 1986 murders of a mother and her 15-year-old daughter was executed on Thursday night — marking the third time the state has used the electric chair since November. Stephen Michael West, 56, who maintained his...
2019-08-16 13:34

Transgender Rikers inmate found dead allegedly ignored by guards A silent and unresponsive Layleen Polanco — the transgender inmate found dead in her Rikers Island cell last week — was ignored by guards for nearly two hours before they tried to help, a jailhouse eyewitness is claiming. Polanco, 27, was declared de...
2019-06-16 00:34

Ex-Rikers inmate files suit against DOC chief Cynthia Brann A recently released Rikers inmate who twice used a jailhouse phone to chat with Mayor Bill de Blasio about prison conditions filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann — and then unsuccessfully tried to serve ...
2019-07-09 23:00

Tennessee inmate Curtis Watson captured after 5 days on run, officials say Curtis Watson, the "extremely dangerous" inmate who escaped prison last week after allegedly killing a correctional officer and leading investigators on a five-day manhunt in Tennessee, was captured on Sunday, officials said....
2019-08-11 19:00

The Latest: Alabama inmate asks Supreme Court for stay BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of an Alabama inmate (all times local): 7:45 a.m. An Alabama inmate is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to delay his execution set for Thursday night. Attorneys for Christopher Lee Price are ...
2019-05-30 16:01

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
2019-08-11 22:00

Cops grill inmate suspected of planning David Ortiz shooting A prison inmate in the Dominican Republic may have helped plan the assassination attempt on baseball legend David Ortiz, according to a new report. Authorities are questioning José Eduardo Ciprian Lebrón about Sunday’s attack on Ortiz — in whic...
2019-06-14 00:17

Brazilian inmate, who nearly escaped jail dressed as woman, found hanged A Brazilian inmate, whose masked attempt to break out of jail https://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-crime/the-man-in-the-plastic-mask-disguised-brazil-inmate-busted-in-brazen-jailbreak-idUSKCN1UV1E6 dressed as his daughter reverberated around the...
2019-08-07 00:00

Brazil Inmate Is Found Dead After a Failed Escape in Daughter’s Clothes Clauvino da Silva tried to escape from prison disguised as his teenage daughter. Days after prison officials publicized the attempt, they said Mr. da Silva had killed himself....
2019-08-07 00:00

Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown marries Christian rapper J. Long Freed inmate Cyntoia Brown — who spent 15 years in prison for killing a John when she was a teenage sex trafficking victim — has married Christian rapper J. Long, her rep confirmed on Monday. A series of photos posted on the musician’s Instagra...
2019-08-13 06:51

Wanted Tennessee inmate was caught after being spotted rifling through strangers' refrigerator A Tennessee convict who sparked a five-day manhunt following his prison escape and alleged murder of a correctional administrator last week was captured after home surveillance video caught him rifling through a married couple's refrigerator at their...
2019-08-12 02:51

New details in case of two corrections officers accused of assisting attack on inmate TUCSON – We are learning new details about the case involving two corrections officers who are accused of assisting with an attack on an inmate at the State Prison Complex in Tucson. The interim complaints said Corrections Officers Javier Chave...
2019-07-31 18:17

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured, death penalty possible Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence.        ...
2019-08-12 04:17

Escaped Georgia inmate wanted in Florida murder case kills himself, police say An armed, escaped Georgia inmate who was named as the prime suspect in the killing of a Florida man earlier this week turned his gun on himself after officers closed in on him, police said Wednesday....
2019-08-22 02:34

Georgia inmate convicted of murdering man who gave him ride outside Walmart in 1996 is executed A last-ditch attempt by Georgia lawyers pleading to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent a man from being put to death for a 1996 murder failed and he was executed on Thursday night. ...
2019-06-21 05:17

Supreme Court rules for black death row inmate over prosecutor’s racial bias WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday reversed the conviction of a Mississippi death row inmate who said the state prosecutor repeatedly kicked black people off the jury each time he was tried for the same murders. “Equal justice under l...
2019-06-22 10:17

Epstein's New York lockup rare place for inmate suicides, suicide attempts Suicides and attempted suicides among inmates have been rare occurrences at the New York federal detention center where convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein apparently killed himself....
2019-08-12 23:51

Inmate smiles for photographer after being convicted of breaking into Wayne Newton's mansion A Nevada prison inmate was found guilty Friday of breaking into entertainer Wayne Newton's home twice last year.        ...
2019-06-22 09:34

A 79-year-old inmate has been linked to more than 60 deaths, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP, File Authorities announced that a 79-year-old inmate in California has been linked to more than 60 killings in at least 14 states, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history. Samuel Little was indic...
2019-06-10 12:34

Convicted Florida child molester beaten by another inmate and drowned in jail toilet, reports say David Oseas Ramirez was serving a life sentence after being sentenced in 2013 for molesting an 11-year-old girl        ...
2019-08-02 17:17

Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times. The post Supreme Court throws out murder conviction of black Mississippi death row inmate who has been tried 6 times appear...
2019-06-21 16:51

Georgia executes inmate convicted of 1996 killing of man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executes inmate convicted of 1996 killing of man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart. The post Georgia executes inmate convicted of 1996 killing of man who agreed to give him a ride outside a Walmart appeared f...
2019-06-21 05:34

2 jail officials fired after Arkansas escape of white supremacist gang leader, other inmate, police say An Arkansas sheriff’s office says it has fired a pair of jail officials following the escape of two inmates last week -- one of which authorities said is the leader of a “violent” white supremacist gang....
2019-08-07 22:00

Tennessee manhunt continues for Curtis Watson, escaped inmate suspected of killing corrections employee The search for a Tennessee convict who allegedly sexually assaulted then murdered a corrections employee before escaping entered its fifth day Sunday, as authorities warn the fugitive is "extremely dangerous."...
2019-08-11 19:00

Manhunt for Tennessee inmate wanted in correctional officer murder, cops warn he's 'extremely dangerous' A manhunt for an escaped Tennessee inmate wanted as a person of interest in the death of corrections employee continued Thursday as officials warned the public to stay vigilant as he is considered “extremely dangerous.” ...
2019-08-08 23:00

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Ready To "Think Like A Guard" Again Giannis Antetokounmpo is a treasure. A kind soul before the basketball game, a rude leviathan during it, and, it turns out, a reflective conversationalist right after. The Athletic’s Eric Nehm checked in with the possible MVP throughout his postseaso...
2019-06-01 07:17

Celtics likely to sign guard Walker The Boston Celtics are expected to make All-Star guard Kemba Walker a four-year, $141 million contract offer when free agency opens Sunday, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported....
2019-06-27 21:51

Why the U.S. Is Targeting Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is Iran’s premier military force. It’s also much more. As the official protector of the 1979 revolution that overthrew Iran’s monarchy and established an Islamic Republic, the Guard exerts political and econom...
2019-06-20 06:00

White supremacist gang leader used 'dummy bodies' to escape from jail with other inmate The inmates, Wesley Gullett and Christopher Sanderson, faced federal charges and were considered armed and dangerous, federal authorities said.        ...
2019-08-01 18:00

Mexico says National Guard deployment is complete MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s foreign minister says that the country has completed its deployment of some 6,000 National Guard members to help control the flow of Central American migrants headed toward the U.S. Marcelo Ebrard said Friday that Me...
2019-06-21 19:17

Iran says U.S. drone shot down by Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard said Thursday it shot down a U.S. drone amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment....
2019-06-20 07:17

8 can't-miss Coast Guard rescues Happy birthday to the U.S. Coast Guard! Thank you to its service members who are always ready to protect us by land and by sea.        ...
2019-08-23 17:34

Iran says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-run IRNA news agency says the country’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone. The U.S. military declined to immediately comment. IRNA said Thursday the drone was hit when it entered Iranian airsp...
2019-06-20 05:17

Former Guard commander says Iran should seize UK oil tanker A former leader of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard says the Islamic Republic should consider seizing a British oil tanker in response to authorities detaining an Iranian oil tanker off the coast Gibraltar...
2019-07-05 12:00

NBA notebook: Lakers eye James as point guard LeBron James is preparing to take on a new role with the Los Angeles Lakers this season as point guard, according to a report Monday by Yahoo! Sports' Chris Haynes....
2019-07-09 07:17

TCU incoming class up to 9 with grad transfer, another guard FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Graduate transfer guard Jaire Grayer has signed with TCU after spending the past four seasons at George Mason. TCU announced Wednesday the signings of Grayer and guard Taryn Todd from Findlay Prep in Nevada. The additions set...
2019-05-30 01:34

The Old Guard performs the annual 'Flags In' for Memorial Day Army soldiers with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment — commonly referred to as The Old Guard — perform their annual tradition of ‘Flags In’ by marking each tombstone at Arlington National Cemetery with an American flag. About 1,200 soldiers participate ...
2019-05-26 14:51

Cleveland Cavaliers waive guard J.R. Smith J.R. Smith was waived by the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday in a move that opens up salary-cap space, ending a memorable tenure for the guard.       ...
2019-07-16 04:17

Everything We Know About the U.S. Spy Drone Shot Down By Iran's Revolutionary Guard Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has shot down a U.S. drone, according to multiple reports by Iranian state media channels. U.S. officials initially claimed that the drone was an MQ-4C Triton brought down by a surface-to-air missile, but CENTCOM now says i...
2019-06-20 17:51

Celtics Bring In More Normal All-Star Guard Minutes after Kyrie Irving shipped himself off to Brooklyn to try and get the Nets to interested in channeling the cosmos, the Celtics have gone ahead and signed a more-than-suitable replacement for this upcoming season: Kemba Walker....
2019-07-01 12:51

Germany: 92-year-old former SS guard to face trial The man is accused of being complicit in the deaths of 5,230 inmates during a period of almost a year working as a guard at the Stutthof concentration camp. The trial is set to begin in October....
2019-08-09 03:34

Guard F-16s to conduct Memorial Day flyovers in Tucson area TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) – Two F-16 jet fighters from the Arizona Air National Guard will conduct five flyovers of cemeteries and other locations in the Tucson area on Monday as part of Memorial Day observations. The jets are part of the 162nd Wing b...
2019-05-26 01:34

Security guard plotted attacks on synagogue and LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he had bomb-making materials and was planning to attack...
2019-08-11 20:00

5 years for ex-guard who used pepper spray in inmates' eyes A former prison guard captain was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for plotting to abuse inmates at a privately run federal prison in north Louisiana....
2019-06-06 02:51

Guard trampled to death by elephant while on look out for escaped lions A guard on the lookout for a pride of 14 lions that were thought to have escaped from the Kruger National Park has been trampled to death by an elephant....
2019-06-10 18:51

A$AP Rocky: My security guard 'begged' accuser to leave A$AP Rocky has given evidence at his assault trial in Sweden, telling the court he was followed by his accuser and that his security guard "begged" the man to leave....
2019-08-01 20:34

Never-Googlers: Web users take the ultimate step to guard their data To take back control of their online data, a hearty few are trying to eliminate all things Google. It's no easy task — Google has the most popular search engine, browser and mapping software. What it takes to be a never-Googler....
2019-07-24 01:51

Biden, in CNN Interview, Says Harris Caught Him Off Guard in Debate Mr. Biden reiterated that Ms. Harris had mischaracterized his position on school busing, prolonging what has been a combative period of the presidential primary....
2019-07-05 19:34

Zona guard leaving basketball team after just one season TUCSON –  Arizona guard Devonaire Doutrive is transferring from the University of Arizona. It’s still not clear what school he will head to. Doutrive played one season under Coach Sean Miller and the Wildcats. He averaged eleven minutes a...
2019-05-28 08:00

A Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 92, Is Going on Trial in Germany (BERLIN) — A 92-year-old former SS private will go on trial this fall in Germany on 5,230 counts of being an accessory to murder, accused of helping the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp function, a Hamburg court said Thursday. Though he...
2019-08-08 22:00

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
2019-07-12 14:51

40,000 Troops Deployed To Guard Route For Amarnath Yatra Security arrangements for the forthcoming annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir have been scaled up, with authorities deciding to issue a ''barcode''-enabled authority slip to pilgrims to keep a......
2019-05-30 04:34

Ever-changing of the guard yields similar results for Chelsea "Chelsea lifted the Europa League trophy in Baku, even if very few Blues made it there to see them. Dan Levene, stranded in London like the rest, saw a changing of the guard, as the season ended in glory."...
2019-05-30 00:00

EU's Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, are joining Albania's police to patrol its land and sea borders for migrants and crime....
2019-05-21 14:32

Asia shares on guard as Trump tilts at China, Fed Asian share markets got off to a cautious start on Wednesday as the White House took a tough line on a trade deal with China, just as investors were bracing for the latest batch of economic data from the Asian giant....
2019-06-12 02:51

The Latest: A$AP Rocky guard says victim acted strangely The bodyguard of A$AP Rocky has told a Swedish court that the strange behavior and the “glossy” eyes of the man that the American rapper and his entourage are accused of assaulting in June alerted him that something was not right...
2019-08-02 18:51

Siena guard Jalen Pickett pulls out of NBA draft LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Siena point guard Jalen Pickett has withdrawn his name from consideration for the NBA draft and will return to school for his sophomore year. Pickett officially declared as an early entrant for the draft in April. He particip...
2019-05-30 00:51

Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. transfers to Tennessee KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Oregon guard Victor Bailey Jr. has transferred to Tennessee and will play for the Volunteers in the 2020-21 season. Tennessee coach Rick Barnes announced Tuesday that Bailey will enroll in summer school. Bailey will sit...
2019-06-11 23:17

What Really Happened On The Deadliest Single Day In Coast Guard History? The sinking of the ammunition ship USS Serpens in January 1945 was the single deadliest day in the history of the Coast Guard. The gigantic explosion, which killed 250 sailors and almost vaporized the ship, was blamed on an accident involving the shi...
2019-08-14 07:17

NFL notebook: Security guard presses charges against Elliott Security guard Kyle Johnson has pressed charges against Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott over a May 19 incident in Las Vegas, Fox 5 Las Vegas reported....
2019-07-14 06:34

| WATCH: Police on guard after mass stabbing in Japan Japanese firemen and police forensic experts gather at the site where two people, including a child, were feared dead in a mass stabbing attack that also injured 17 people in Kanagawa Prefecture. WATCH NOW....
2019-05-28 21:17

Mexican congress approves safeguards for new National Guard Mexico's Congress approved a series of safeguards Thursday intended to prevent abuses under the country's new militarized police force known as the National Guard....
2019-05-24 07:34

Mexican police protest absorption into new National Guard Under Mexico's new National Guard, federal police officers fear they will lose pay and seniority benefits. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador created the new agency to combat gang violence....
2019-07-04 12:17

Mexican police protest against joining new national guard Officers of the Mexican federal police protested on Wednesday against the newly created National Guard, saying their superiors had threatened firings if they did not join the security force, in which they face pay cuts and loss of seniority benefits....
2019-07-04 08:00

Iran claims Revolutionary Guard shot down US drone Iran’s state news agency said Thursday that the country’s military unit shot down a US drone flying over its airspace. The Persian Gulf nation said the drone was struck down by the Revolutionary Guard when it entered Iranian airspace in s...
2019-06-20 14:34

EU’s Frontex deploys border guard teams in Albania Teams of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, or Frontex, will join Albania’s police patrolling land border and coast to better cope with possible migrants’ moves and fight crime...
2019-05-21 14:51

Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’ TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ‘ready for war’ The post Revolutionary Guard commander says while Iran has no intention of war with anyone, it’s ̵...
2019-06-20 13:00

Lizzo says security guard manhandled 2 staffers in Milwaukee Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest...
2019-06-28 17:17

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)     &#...
2019-07-12 06:51

Can Coco Gauff break past the tennis old guard? At 15, Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff is the star of Wimbledon. But young players often struggle to make a lasting impactWatching the fearless shot-making and preternatural assurance of 15-year-old Cori “Coco” Gauff at Wimbledon last week, many of us found it irr...
2019-07-07 11:34

Varangian Guard: Bodyguards and Berserkers of the Byzantine Empire The tale of the Varangians continues in its prime in the form of the Varangian Guard, a prominent and selective Byzantine army arising in the tenth century. Composed of the Scandinavian marauders in the beginning, the Varangian Guard survived until t...
2019-06-21 08:34

Baltimore Police: Hospital guard posed as officer in rape BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore police believe they’ve solved a rape case that had investigators pull more than 100 police cars off the streets to search for evidence. A woman alleged that a uniformed officer ordered her into a patrol car and later ...
2019-06-12 16:00

East Harlem security guard slashed by drunk man: cops A drunkard carrying a bottle of Heineken slashed a store security guard in the face during a Saturday morning squabble inside an East Harlem clothing store, according to cops and a store manager....
2019-06-02 02:17

LeBron James reportedly could play point guard for Lakers With a switch to the backcourt, the longtime point forward could give Los Angeles a supersized, high-scoring lineup, while the team's defense improved with the addition of Avery Bradley....
2019-07-09 06:51

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizu...
2019-07-12 05:17

Rikers guard claims she was sexually assaulted by male boss A Rikers Island guard claims she was sexually assaulted by a male boss, then faced retaliation when a supervisor friend of his did nothing as an ­inmate menaced her. Correction officer Joanne Vega claims in a lawsuit that Capt. Edwich Jasmin ordered ...
2019-06-02 02:17

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 140 Europe-bound migrants Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted two boats carrying around 140 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast...
2019-06-04 20:00

Gunmen fire on Lebanese minister’s convoy, killing guard BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese Cabinet minister says gunmen opened fire at his convoy in a mountain village near Beirut, killing one of his guards and wounding another. Saleh al-Gharib, the minister of state handling refugee issues, told local TV he was he...
2019-06-30 19:00

Mexican capital deploys National Guard to stem violence The mayor of the Mexican capital says the National Guard will be deployed throughout the city as the metropolis struggles to contain rising violent crime...
2019-06-30 01:17

Iran Revolutionary Guard Shoots Down US Drone Amid Tensions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing the circ...
2019-06-20 13:00

Golden State Warriors GM says he won't trade guard D'Angelo Russell Golden State Warriors general manager Bob Myers said he doesn't plan on trading new Warriors guard D'Angelo Russell after signing him earlier this off-season....
2019-07-16 02:51

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Tuesday that the rubber ...
2019-06-04 14:51

Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling announces retirement from NFL at age 30 Cincinnati Bengals guard Clint Boling, 30, has decided to retire from the NFL. It's 'time for me to step away from the game due to medical reasons.'       ...
2019-07-15 20:34

Tehran, US Tension A "Clash Of Wills", Says Iran Guard Official The standoff between Iran and the United States is a "clash of wills", a senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Thursday, suggesting any enemy "adventurism" would meet a......
2019-05-23 15:51

Libya's coast guard rescues over 270 Europe-bound migrants The Libyan coast guard says it has rescued 278 migrants on four different boats in recent days. The migrants, including 18 women and two children, had been trying to make their way to Europe....
2019-08-17 21:34

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
2019-05-23 01:17

Farewell Maybot: John Crace on the changing of the Tory guard The Guardian’s political sketch writer first coined the term ‘the Maybot’ in 2016, when she robotically repeated the same phrases in a car-crash interview. As she prepares to step down as Conservative leader, Crace discusses who might take over. Plus...
2019-06-07 10:51

Coast Guard finds 43 bales of pot worth $1M floating off California The U.S. Coast Guard found 1,300 pounds of plastic-wrapped marijuana floating in the ocean near Santa Catalina Island off the California coast.        ...
2019-08-16 14:34

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripoli....
2019-06-22 19:17

John Bolton to address US Coast Guard Academy graduates NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Wednesday at the United States Coast Guard Academy graduation ceremony. Bolton has been President Donald Trump’s national security a...
2019-05-22 11:51

Homeland Security secretary: Mexico’s guard border deployment is ‘new’ The acting secretary of Homeland Security on Sunday heralded Mexico’s decision to send thousands of its national guard troops to the Guatemalan border as a new development, disputing a report that said the concession that averted new tariffs ha...
2019-06-09 23:51

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-05 18:51

Raiders agree to 1-year deal with troubled guard Incognito ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Raiders have agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, confirmed the deal on Twitter. He congratulated his client for his return to the NFL after sitting o...
2019-05-28 18:34

Chinese Warship Collided With Taiwanese Freighter, Coast Guard Says (Bloomberg) — A Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese freighter Wednesday evening, damaging the bulk carrier, Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration said. The collision occurred around 20 nautical southeast of Taiwan-controlled Kinmen is...
2019-08-01 13:34

Warriors take Michigan guard Jordan Poole with 28th pick The Warriors have chosen Michigan guard Jordan Poole with the 28th pick of the NBA draft, hoping the late first-rounder will make an immediate impact given Golden State's injury-plagued roster coming off an NBA Finals loss to the Toronto Raptors...
2019-06-21 05:34

Mercury guard Diana Taurasi medically cleared to play Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi has been medically cleared to play after missing most of the season with a back injury       ...
2019-08-20 00:34

The Latest: Police say Colorado school guard shot student DENVER (AP) — The Latest on a school shooting in Colorado (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Newly unsealed court records say a hired security guard responding to a school shooting in Colorado shot a student on campus. The document says several officers re...
2019-06-21 02:17

No country for old white men: Kamala Harris heralds changing of the guard The Democratic debates’ standouts have been Booker, Buttigieg, Castro, Harris and Warren – none a straight male Caucasian – while Joe Biden looked like this year’s Jeb BushIt was as if “Sleepy Joe” Biden had been jolted awake and found himself in a t...
2019-06-28 18:51

Mexico says Guard deployment beginning, forms migrant team Mexican officials say they are beginning deployment of the country’s new National Guard for immigration enforcement, an accelerated commitment of a 6,000-strong force under an agreement meant to head off threatened U.S. tariffs...
2019-06-11 18:17

Glastonbury festival security guard found dead in tent Police say man in his 60s had been working for G4S on site and his death is not suspiciousA security guard has been found dead in his tent at Glastonbury festival, police say.The man in his 60s was discovered at 5pm on Sunday. He had been working on ...
2019-07-01 22:00

Knicks sign Elfrid Payton in point-guard shakeup The Knicks may have found a new starting point guard. In the Knicks’ sixth signing of free agency, general manager Scott Perry landed a player he drafted in 2014 in Orlando: Elfrid Payton. The Athletic reported Payton will receive a two-year, $...
2019-07-01 23:17

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was ...
2019-06-15 21:51

Alexa Guard can now listen for alarms – or, perhaps, a cheating spouse? Beyond sending text alerts, Alexa can now listen in at home remotely via the free Guard service, so look our cheating spouses and rowdy teens        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Security guard wants 'sincere' apology from Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott The security guard whom Ezekiel Elliott shoved to the ground earlier this month at a Las Vegas music festival says he isn't satisfied with the apology he received from the Dallas Cowboys star....
2019-05-29 23:51

Illinois governor activating National Guard amid flooding SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker is activating the Illinois National Guard to respond to recent severe flooding . Pritzker is holding a Thursday morning news conference at the Illinois Emergency Management Agency in Springfield wi...
2019-05-30 16:01

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933...
2019-07-12 11:00

Florida point guard Nembhard returning for sophomore season GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is returning to school for his sophomore year, a move that should have a positive impact on the Gators next season. Nembhard announced his decision on social media Wednesday, hours before t...
2019-05-29 23:34

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
2019-05-24 03:17

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
2019-07-12 07:34

Keep guard up against hurricanes in 2019, as risk remains potent: forecaster The Canadian Hurricane Centre has created a fresh smart phone app, and recommends people begin tracking storms as soon as they start and then monitor for shifts in direction and intensity....
2019-05-23 23:00

Italian coast guard brings ashore migrants on Lampedusa An Italian coast guard vessel has safely landed 55 migrants on the island of Lampdusa after rescuing them from nearby waters. However, Rome has also refused entry to a ship that rescued migrants in distress off Libya....
2019-07-05 04:01

Security guard speaks after Ezekiel Elliott shove: ‘out of control’ The security guard who was shoved over by Ezekiel Elliott at a music festival last week has spoken, and he isn’t happy with the Cowboys running back. Kyle Johnson told CBS LA that although he didn’t press charges initially, he’s now...
2019-05-29 21:51

Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey catch many in the danger zone off-guard Tornadoes bore down on the western edge of New Jersey and the eastern edge of Pennsylvania this week, leaving some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard....
2019-05-31 06:34

Las Vegas security guard plotted attacks on a synagogue and an LGBTQ bar, FBI says A Las Vegas security guard who once patrolled his neighborhood with a semi-automatic rifle has been arrested on a federal charge in connection with possessing "destructive devices." The FBI says he had bomb-making materials and was planning to attack...
2019-08-11 07:34

Grizzlies fill point guard void, select Ja Morant at No. 2 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies have wasted no time replacing veteran point guard Mike Conley by selecting Murray State sophomore Ja Morant with the second overall pick in the NBA draft. Morant appeared to be the Grizzlies target almost a...
2019-06-21 02:17

2 National Guard soldiers, semi driver injured in collision MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Authorities say two Illinois National Guard soldiers in a cargo truck and a man driving a semitrailer were injured when the two vehicles collided on a South Dakota highway. South Dakota Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony...
2019-06-19 22:17

Report: Kurdish militants kill 3 elite Iran Guard members Iran’s semi-official Mehr news agency is reporting that Kurdish militants have killed three members of the elite Revolutionary Guard in the country’s northwest...
2019-07-09 22:51

Coast guard investigates death of woman who plunged from cruise ship Officials are investigating the death of a passenger who fell into the ocean from the 11th deck of a cruise ship, according to Taiwanese news agency CNA....
2019-08-14 07:17

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
2019-06-08 05:51

Mississippi River closed to shipping at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
2019-05-23 22:17

Future Atlanta Hawks guard Allen Crabbe arrested for DUI in Los Angeles Current Brooklyn Nets guard and soon-to-be Atlanta Hawks member Allen Crabbe was arrested early Wednesday in Los Angeles and cited for misdemeanor DUI....
2019-06-27 20:34

Mexico says National Guard deployment to control migrant flow is complete The announcement by foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard comes as Mexico puts into effect a deal on irregular immigration reached with Washington to head off stiff tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap on all imports from Mexico....
2019-06-22 00:00

Golden State Warriors point guard Curry unhurt in car accident "Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry apparently was not injured when the Porsche he was driving was hit twice in a multi-car crash on Friday morning."...
2019-05-21 22:51

Coast Guard searching for two firefighters who disappeared on a Florida fishing trip Authorities say they have searched almost 5,000 square miles of ocean for two firefighters who disappeared after setting out from Port Canaveral, Florida, on a fishing trip....
2019-08-19 06:34

Five Cubans discovered on makeshift sailboat in Florida Keys, US Coast Guard says Members of the U.S. Coast Guard intercepted a makeshift sailboat off the coast of the Florida Keys on Friday afternoon and discovered five Cuban nationals on board, officials said....
2019-07-20 13:01

Iran's Revolutionary Guard says its forces seized British tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guard said Friday that its naval forces had seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
2019-07-19 21:51

‘You ugly!!!’: Airport guard fired for slipping mean note to random traveler It looks like the TSA is hiring the cast of “Mean Girls” now. A traveler passing through security at Rochester International Airport got an unexpected sick burn from an employee — when she handed him a folded-up note that said, “You ugly!!!” Neal Str...
2019-08-17 03:34

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she supports Boris JohnsonThere is a Somali phrase, says Nimko Ali, that sums up the paradox of her stat...
2019-06-21 20:34

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
2019-06-07 04:34

Coast Guard rescues diver who disappeared exploring shipwreck off New Jersey The Coast Guard reported Sunday the rescue of a diver who disappeared as she and other divers were exploring an underwater shipwreck off the New Jersey coast....
2019-08-18 22:34

Las Vegas security guard arrested for plot to bomb synagogue or LGBTQ bar A man who worked a security guard was arrested this week for allegedly planning to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a local LGTBQ bar after authorities discovered bomb-making materials at his home....
2019-08-11 10:34

CBI Additional Director Nageswar Rao Removed, Posted As Home Guard Chief In a sudden move, the government on Friday removed CBI Additional Director M Nageswar Rao and posted him as a Director General Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard....
2019-07-05 18:34

Bear 'Bribes' Guard Dog With Bones. Hilarious Story Is Viral On Twitter One Canadian man has claimed that his pet dog is in cahoots with a bear - and the incredible story of interspecies cooperation has impressed thousands across the world....
2019-05-22 03:51

Coast Guard searching for firefighters who vanished in fishing trip off Florida The Coast Guard is continuing its search for two missing firefighters who went missing after they failed to return from a boating trip off Florida's coast Friday. ...
2019-08-19 03:00

Coast Guard cutter drops off 13 tons of cocaine before heading home The crew of a Coast Guard cutter finally made it home — but not before stopping in California to drop off the 13 tons of cocaine it recently seized. That was the haul from the Coast Guard Cutter Steadfast’s mission to hunt down high seas ...
2019-07-31 21:34

Longtime Spurs guard Tony Parker announces retirement after 18 seasons in the NBA Tony Parker has announced his retirement after 18 seasons in NBA. He leaves the league with six all-star appearances and four championship rings.       ...
2019-06-10 23:00

Mexico is sending its new national guard to the Guatemala border. The mission is unclear. The force, created by President Andrés Manual López Obrador to ensure public safety, is being diverted to Mexico’s southern border after Trump’s tariff threats....
2019-06-11 00:17

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Has Shot Down a U.S. Drone Amid Rising Tensions (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. drone on Thursday amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, while disputing...
2019-06-20 10:00

Army Old Guard places some 228K flags at Arlington National Cemetery The U.S. Army Old Guard placed American flags on more than 228,000 graves at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday as part of the annual "Flags In" tradition ahead of Memorial Day....
2019-05-24 13:34

Lizzo Says a ‘Racist’ Security Guard Assaulted Her Stylists After Summerland Performance MILWAUKEE (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Lizzo late Thursday tweeted the guard “...
2019-06-29 03:34

Mexico's new National Guard was created to fight crime, but now it's in a face-off with migrants A convoy of Mexican state and municipal police trucks roared along the U.S.-Mexico border in Ciudad Juarez to confront cartel gunmen, past National Guardsmen patrolling the banks of the Rio Grande River for migrants trying to cross into the United St...
2019-07-07 19:17

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-...
2019-05-21 18:51

UA guard Brandon Williams ruled out for upcoming season due to knee surgery TUCSON – Brandon Williams, Arizona sophomore guard will miss the 2019-2020 season in its entirety after Arizona Athletics announced on Wednesday that he will be undergoing knee surgery. In his freshman year, Williams served as an important role...
2019-08-08 12:34

Lizzo Says a ‘Racist’ Security Guard Assaulted Her Stylists After Summerfest Performance MILWAUKEE (AP) — Singer-rapper Lizzo says a security guard tackled two members of her staff to the ground and used hurtful language just moments after her performance at Milwaukee’s Summerfest. Lizzo late Thursday tweeted the guard “...
2019-07-02 01:51

Jamaican fishermen forcibly held and abused by US Coast Guard, lawsuit says Quartet say officers accused them of drug smuggling, stripped them naked, burned their boat, and shackled them in CaribbeanOn 13 September 2017, five Jamaican fisherman set out in the Jossette, a two-engine boat made of fiberglass and wood.Their dest...
2019-06-13 02:17

Mexico says National Guard deployment to southern border starts on Wednesday Deployment of National Guard forces to Mexico's southern border will advance quickly under a migration control deal signed last week with the United States, Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Wednesday, although there were no visible signs on th...
2019-06-13 07:51

Elite Hawkeye 'kill team' dispatched to London to guard Trump President Trump is bringing his crack kill team with him for protection as he arrives in the UK today. The elite squad dubbed “Hawkeye” accompany the president wherever he goes and will be on guard during his state visit to Britain....
2019-06-03 17:17

The U.S. Coast Guard heroically airlifts people stranded in flooded waters The U.S. Coast Guard said that a crew from Air Station New Orleans evacuated a number of people from flooded areas in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana.        ...
2019-07-14 23:51

After Anthony Davis trade, Lakers just a point guard away from title contention After acquiring Anthony Davis, the Lakers are close to returning to championship contender status. They just need to fill their void at point guard.       ...
2019-06-16 03:34

Mexican government watchdog concerned about National Guard's detaining migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the head of the government's human rights ombudsman said on Monday....
2019-07-09 04:00

Libyan coast guard intercepts Europe-bound migrant boat Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a rubber boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
2019-06-03 17:17

One of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz’s killers allegedly attacks Rikers guard One of the gangbangers facing life in prison for the murder of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz attacked a guard at Rikers Island Tuesday night, dislocating his shoulder, law enforcement sources told The Post. Jose Muniz, one of five men co...
2019-06-19 20:34

Nets sign Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg as undrafted free agent Former Buffalo guard CJ Massinburg posted Friday night on social media that he will join the Nets as an undrafted free agent. “I asked God to take over as a kid,” Massinburg wrote. “He then said “Watch me work”. Thankful for the opportuni...
2019-06-22 08:51

Where Elfrid Payton sees himself in the Knicks’ point-guard pecking order LAS VEGAS — Elfrid Payton certainly didn’t sound like he was going to be a backup point guard for the Knicks. In fact, Payton said he had “so many options,” but picked the Knicks partly because of playing time. One of GM Scott Perry’s favorites, Payt...
2019-07-04 19:51

Mexico’s National Guard, a ‘Work in Progress,’ Deployed to Curb Migration The brand-new force was created to fight crime, not deal with migrant families, and analysts fear human rights abuses if it goes to the Guatemalan border....
2019-06-15 04:17

Ezekiel Elliott handcuffed, but not arrested, after incident with Las Vegas security guard “These are all bumps, and people have challenges,” Cowboys chief operating officer Stephen Jones said of the star running back, who was attending a music festival....
2019-05-21 14:32

Video shows cops sitting in cruiser as guard tries to catch shoplifter NYPD bosses are looking into a pair of officers caught on camera apparently sitting in their cruiser as security guards from a nearby store wrestled and chased down a fleeing shoplifter in the Bronx. In the video obtained by The Post, the cruiser can...
2019-06-12 04:51

Mexico’s National Guard, Created to Fight Crime, Is Deployed to Capital Although Mexico City’s crime rate is lower than much of the country’s, a recent spike has alarmed residents and prompted the president to deploy the new force....
2019-07-02 01:17

Mexican police revolt against plans to absorb officers into new National Guard Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard....
2019-07-04 04:17

Rikers inmates stop fellow prisoner who attacked female guard A Rikers correctional officer was locked in a pantry and attacked by an inmate Wednesday morning — but other prisoners rushed to the woman’s aid, law enforcement sources told The Post on Wednesday. Raphael Davlos allegedly lured the woman...
2019-06-20 00:51

Choir director, National Guard band leader accused of sex abuse at LI home A respected Long Island high school choir director has been arrested for sexually abusing a 16-year-old student at his home two years ago, police said Wednesday. Mark Kimes, 53 — who serves as leader of a National Guard band and won a Bronze St...
2019-08-16 15:34

One killed in Calcasieu River Ship Channel accident in Louisiana: Coast Guard One person was killed and another injured on Wednesday after a vessel collided with a dredge pipeline operating on the Calcasieu River Ship Channel near Hackberry, Louisiana, the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said....
2019-07-04 20:51

U.S. Navy names future destroyer after Coast Guard hero Quentin Walsh The U.S. Navy has named a future guided-missile destroyer in honor of Quentin Walsh, the first time an Arleigh Burke-class ship will honor a member of the Coast Guard....
2019-06-07 21:17

Lizzo Speaks Out on Racism After "Bigot" Guard Allegedly Attacks Her Team at Summerfest Lizzo says a racist and "bigoted" security guard attacked members of her team at Summerfest, the event she headlined in Milwaukee on Thursday night. The 31-year-old singer and......
2019-06-29 03:51

Ezekiel Elliott fires back after Vegas security guard presses charges Ezekiel Elliott’s music festival saga just won’t go away. A security guard is pressing charges against the star Cowboys running back, according to Fox affiliate KVVU-TV in Las Vegas. The charges, filed through the Las Vegas Metropolitan P...
2019-07-14 02:01

Multiple injuries in Chicago resulted when guard mistook July 4 fireworks for gunfire Out in force, intending to prevent the gun violence that plagues Chicago, police officers were confronted with a different problem during the July 4 festivities.  ...
2019-07-06 01:51

Texas boy who went viral for tying Honor Guard member's shoe wants to be police officer A young boy who stepped in to tie the shoe of an Honor Guard member during a Fourth of July parade said the viral gesture was made out of respect, expressing his desire to become a police officer when he grows up....
2019-07-09 22:00

Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It You might think sports are about sports. No. They’re about the troops. And America. And sometimes Canada too, but rarely in the NHL playoffs. But how can you prove, if you’re a team in, say, the Stanley Cup Final, that you really care about America a...
2019-06-04 21:51

Mexican Police Revolt Against Plans to Join Newly-Formed National Guard (MEXICO CITY) — Hundreds of federal police blocked highways in and around the Mexican capital Wednesday in open revolt against plans to absorb the officers into the newly formed National Guard, a move that the police fear could upend their jobs...
2019-07-04 05:00

Damning report reveals rampant sexual harassment at US Coast Guard Academy Almost half of female cadets at the US Coast Guard Academy said they were sexually harassed, and about one in eight women reported experiencing unwanted sexual contact, according to a Pentagon survey released Wednesday....
2019-07-03 23:17

Coast Guard suspends search for firefighters lost at sea after Florida fishing trip The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search Thursday at sundown for two firefighters who went missing after embarking on a fishing trip off the coast of Florida almost a week ago....
2019-08-23 12:00

Chiwetel Ejiofor joins Charlize Theron's immortal soldier movie The Old Guard According to Variety, Charlize Theron’s band of immortal mercenaries has enlisted another member, with Chiwetel Ejiofor signing on to appear in The Old Guard, a Netflix movie adaptation of Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernández’s comic of the same name. Th...
2019-06-24 04:00

Aladdin's Marwan Kenzari joins Netflix comic book adaptation The Old Guard According to The Hollywood Reporter, Aladdin villain Marwan Kenzari has joined the cast of The Old Guard, Netflix’s adaptation of the Greg Rucka and Leandro Fernandez comic of the same name. The story is about a group of soldiers who are “inexplicabl...
2019-05-29 10:00

Coast guard fleet renewal plan unlikely to yield promised deals before the election While the process for initiating the new deals will begin shortly, none are expected to be finalized prior to the start of the federal election campaign....
2019-05-29 09:17

Oakland Raiders spring shock by signing troubled guard Richie Incognito 35-year-old was suspended over bullying former teammateIncognito also accused of threatening funeral home workersThe Oakland Raiders agreed to a one-year deal with troubled guard Richie Incognito on Tuesday. Incognito’s agent, Ken Sarnoff, tweeted co...
2019-05-28 19:51

Trudeau pledges billions for new coast guard fleet but mum on how he plans to circumvent delays Talks between the government and Quebec's Chantier Davie are slated to start on Thursday after pledge to open up shipbuilding contracts to a third supplier....
2019-05-23 02:34

NFL suspends Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito two games for personal conduct The NFL will suspend four-time Raiders Pro Bowl guard Richie Incognito two games for a violation of the league's personal conduct policy.       ...
2019-07-13 04:51

Iranian supertanker sought by US is leased to Revolutionary Guard in apparent act of defiance: report The Iran-flagged supertanker that left port in Gibraltar has reportedly been leased out to the country's Revolutionary Guards, which is seen as an apparent show of defiance to the U.S. that tried to seize the vessel because of its ties to the elite g...
2019-08-21 14:00

Coast Guard anticipates closing Port of New Orleans and lower Mississippi within several hours The United States Coast Guard expects to close the Port of New Orleans and the lower Mississippi River on Friday as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the Gulf Coast....
2019-07-12 17:51

German state election body gets police guard amid right-wing threats Election officials in Saxony are getting police protection after concerns for their safety. The eastern state's election body began getting threats after it disqualified far-right AfD candidates from an upcoming poll....
2019-07-09 20:00

LA Sparks guard Riquna Williams suspended 10 games for domestic violence incident Veteran guard suspended 10 games for December incidentWilliams, 29, set WNBA single-game scoring record in 2013The WNBA has suspended Los Angeles Sparks guard Riquna Williams 10 games for a domestic violence incident, one of the longest punishments i...
2019-07-17 00:17

Coast Guard searching for Texas police chief knocked overboard by large wake A Texas police chief who served in the Army as a paratrooper was missing after being knocked off his fishing boar into Galveston Bay by the wake of a passing large vessel....
2019-06-09 02:51

‘Substantial,’ expensive repairs of sabotaged Canadian Coast Guard vessel could take years: experts In November 2018, CCGS Corporal McLaren was cut from its moorings at a dockyard in Sambro, N.S., where it was meant to be undergoing a month-long refit....
2019-08-15 04:51

U.S. Coast Guard jumps onto moving suspected drug-smuggling submarine in Pacific Ocean The US Coast Guard cutter Munro intercepted several suspected drug-smuggling vessels, including a semi-submersible vessel and two boats in June 2019.        ...
2019-07-12 06:51

Mexico vows crackdown on human smugglers, aims to finish border guard reinforcement Mexico will fully deploy National Guard forces on its southern border with Guatemala this week and will crack down on human smugglers after nearly 800 people were found in transport containers headed for the U.S. border, officials said on Monday....
2019-06-17 23:34

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
2019-06-22 05:17

Coast Guard seizes estimated $569 million worth of cocaine, marijuana on high seas Vice President Mike Pence was on hand as 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana were seized.        ...
2019-07-12 06:51

Coast Guard Academy experiences rise in sexual assault, highest rate in a decade Nearly half of female cadets at the academy said they were sexually harassed, while one in eight women experienced unwanted sexual contact.        ...
2019-07-04 00:17

Report: US Carried Out Cyber Attacks on Iranian Assets Tied to Revolutionary Guard Corps Donald Trump called off a military strike on undisclosed Iranian assets this week after reports Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a RQ-4A Global Hawk surveillance drone, the incident itself following accusations of Iranian responsibility for attac...
2019-06-22 20:51

Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border....
2019-06-16 23:51

Mexico offers to send national guard to southern border to stem migration: sources In talks with the United States, Mexico has offered to send up to 6,000 members of its national guard to secure its southern border with Guatemala in order to contain migrant flows, according to two people with knowledge of the matter....
2019-06-06 22:17

Air National Guard member, 2 toddlers found dead in NYC home; husband in custody: reports An Air National Guard member and her two young children were reportedly found murdered in their New York City home on Saturday — seven years after the mother was sworn in as a U.S. citizen, embarking on her American dream....
2019-06-23 14:51

Tulsi Gabbard Pauses 2020 Campaign to Participate in National Guard Training Exercises (HONOLULU) — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Army National Guard training. Gabbard announced the two-week break in a statement Monday. She will retur...
2019-08-14 06:51

Lawyer: Ezekiel Elliott is target of extortion after Vegas security guard presses charges Kyle Johnson, the security guard Ezekiel Elliott shoved in May, filed charges in Las Vegas. Elliott's lawyers say he is "a target of extortion."       ...
2019-07-14 12:51

Former SS guard, 92, to stand trial for 5,230 accessory to murder counts for role at Nazi concentration camp A 92-year-old former SS private will stand trial this fall for 5,230 counts of accessory to murder at a Nazi concentration camp, a German court announced Thursday....
2019-08-09 09:34

Banda District Water Woes Force Uttar Pradesh Police To Guard Ken River Uttar Pradesh police's 24-hour guard of the Ken River has been made necessary by illegal sand mining that is rampant across the almost dry river, threatening the already scarce water supply to Banda......
2019-06-18 12:17

Rhode Island guard resigns after video shows truck driving into anti-ICE protesters A Rhode Island correctional officer resigned Friday, one day after being placed on administrative leave following an incident in which a truck driver plowed the vehicle into a small crowd of anti-ICE protesters -- reportedly injuring two of them....
2019-08-17 17:00

Mexico human rights group concerned about National Guard detaining U.S.-bound migrants Mexico's newly created National Guard has detained U.S.-bound migrants and the government should make public the rules governing their power to curb immigration, the National Human Rights Commission (CNDH) said on Monday....
2019-07-09 00:34

Black Patient Arrested After Security Guard Accuses Him of Attempting to Steal IV and Sell It on eBay A video of a black Freeport, Ill., patient being arrested while taking a walk outside a hospital has gone viral after he shared the incident on Facebook....
2019-06-30 20:34

California police seek suspect who allegedly attacked 400-pound robot security guard A 400-pound robot security guard -- likened to famed “Star Wars” droid R2-D2 -- was damaged after a suspected vandal attacked it earlier this month inside a Northern California parking garage, authorities said....
2019-08-22 02:34

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends ‘a clear message’ to America TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends ‘a clear message’ to America. The post Iran’s Revolutionary Guard commander says the shooting down of US drone sends ‘a cl...
2019-06-20 13:00

The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted a 'narco sub' with 2,100 pounds of cocaine before even getting to home port The Coast Guard's newest cutter busted 2,100 pounds of cocaine before it even got to its home portNOW WATCH: Heart-pounding video shows a badass Coast Guardsman running down a narco-sub loaded with cocaine and pounding on the hatchSee Also:10 new car...
2019-08-13 05:51

Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it. The post Revolutionary Guard general says manned US spy plane was near drone it shot down but Iran chose not to targ...
2019-06-21 16:51

Coast Guard suspends search for missing Carnival Victory crew member in waters off Cuba On Sunday, the Coast Guard suspended its search for a missing Carnival Victory crew member who reportedly went overboard July 4 off the coast of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-08 15:34

Notre Dame security guard delayed response after going to wrong building when fire first broke out: report A security guard in charge of protecting Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris was working only his third day and sent his fellow colleague to the wrong building to check on the alert when the fire first broke out....
2019-07-18 19:34

St. Louis Blues face criticism for including Enterprise flag in color guard during national anthem The St. Louis Blues appeared to use an Enterprise Rent-A-Car flag in their color guard during the national anthem before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday against the Boston Bruins....
2019-06-04 22:34

Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Ab Deadspin Blues Honor Rent-A-Car Company With Color Guard Flag, Then Quietly Dishonor It | Jezebel Abby Lee Miller Warns Aunt Becky That ‘Fame Is a Curse in Prison!’ | Splinter Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken | The Root Raym...
2019-06-04 18:00

'Sexual assault crisis': Unwanted contact reports hit all-time high at Coast Guard Academy Reports of unwanted sexual contact by cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy reached an all-time high in 2018, according to a survey released Wednesday by the academy....
2019-07-03 22:17

Carnival crew member overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba; Coast Guard search underway The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory northwest of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-05 23:00

Carnival crew member overboard 30 miles northwest of Cuba; Coast Guard search is underway The Coast Guard is searching for a 37-year-old crew member who fell overboard from the cruise ship Carnival Victory northwest of Cuba.       ...
2019-07-05 14:17

Iran's Revolutionary Guard forces seize British ship in Strait of Hormuz, escalating tensions Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps seized a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz, adding to escalating tensions between Tehran and the U.S.        ...
2019-07-20 00:00

Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately comment. The post Iran state news agency says Revolutionary Guard shoots down US drone; US military declines to immediately ...
2019-06-20 05:17

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats tried to seize British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
2019-07-12 02:00

CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard general tells state TV Iran warned US military drone several times before firing missile. (Corrects APNewsAlert that referred to drones instead of one drone.) The post CORRECTS: Revolutionary Guard g...
2019-06-21 13:00

Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps boats tried, failed to seize British oil tanker in Persian Gulf, senior US defense official says Five Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps gunboats tried to seize a British oil tanker in the Persian Gulf Wednesday but backed off after a British warship approached, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News....
2019-07-11 02:51

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him a...
2019-07-15 01:34

Tulsi Gabbard to report for active duty with National Guard for two weeks: report Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will take a two-week hiatus from the campaign trail to report for active duty in Indonesia with the National Guard, the Democrat announced on Monday....
2019-08-13 12:17

1 Missing, 28 Rescued After Fire On Coast Guard Ship Off Andhra Coast Twenty-nine crew members of an offshore support ship jumped into the waters off the Andhra Pradesh coast after a fire broke out on the vessel this morning, the Coast Guard said in a statement....
2019-08-12 14:17

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
2019-05-24 09:17

Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac 'under 24-hour guard' Arsenal stars Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are reportedly in lockdown and are being guarded around the clock after being caught up in a string of "security incidents"....
2019-08-11 17:00

A Virginia National Guard sergeant is accused of stealing WWII dog tags from the National Archives Associated Press A Virginia man has been accused of taking dog tags from the National Archives and giving them to family members and others. A French historian was sentenced in April 2018 to one year in prison after pleading guilty to stealing at le...
2019-06-19 23:34

Virginia National Guard sergeant accused of stealing WWII-era dogtags from National Archives A Virginia National Guard sergeant is set to head to trial in August after being accused of stealing World War II-era dog tags from the National Archives and Records Administration in Maryland....
2019-06-19 23:00

Watch: National Guard soldier surprises mom when he gets home from Afghanistan early: 'My baby's home!' A National Guard sergeant gave his mom a joyful surprise when he unexpectedly returned home from Afghanistan after a seven-month deployment last Friday....
2019-07-24 18:34

Wizards Signed Injury-Ravaged Point Guard To Mentor John Wall Through Injury Rehabilitation NBA general managers will say a lot of things to hype up or defend or justify a personnel move. Every player who changes teams suddenly becomes a hard worker, a true professional, and a locker-room leader, if only during that initial flush of excite...
2019-08-06 08:34

Lizzo calls Summerfest security guard a 'racist bigot,' says he attacked her team Moments after playing "the best show ever" at Summerfest in Milwaukee, Lizzo claimed a security guard tackled her team and used "hurtful language."        ...
2019-06-28 15:17

Congress Isn’t Keen on a Space Force, So What About a Space Coast Guard Instead? This week Congress dealt a blow to President Donald Trump’s idea for a Space Force, authorizing just $15 million to fund the operation. Critics in Congress believe that the administration hasn’t made a good enough case for a new form of military serv...
2019-05-23 11:34

Dad’s in Prison. Mom Was on Parole. He’s Running for D.A. In San Francisco, Chesa Boudin, whose parents were in the radical Weather Underground, wants to join the growing ranks of prosecutors who have direct experience with the prison system....
2019-05-24 15:17

El Chapo is already on his way to supermax prison Don’t let the door hit you on the way out, Shorty. The feds wasted no time in getting rid of Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman — tossing the Mexican druglord into a helicopter to start his journey to the supermax prison in Colorado al...
2019-07-18 07:51

Romania’s Most Powerful Man Is Sent to Prison for Corruption Liviu Dragnea, the head of the governing Social Democrats, was ordered to start serving a three and a half year sentence. His party was also handed a rebuke in European elections....
2019-05-27 19:17

| Man who killed three Muslims gets life in prison An American who killed three Muslims in February 2015 out of what police first called a parking dispute but now admit was driven by hate has been sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-14 06:51

Nobody Cares About Your FICO Score in Prison Cyber-incompetence isn’t a crime, and identity thieves rarely get caught. But now a least one senior executive, former Equifax U.S. Information Solutions Chief Information Officer Jun Ying, will do some hard time....
2019-07-01 20:34

Prison experts reveal exactly what they would have done with Epstein Even before his first suspected suicide attempt last month, Jeffrey Epstein was perhaps the most vulnerable man in the federal jail system: a wealthy and well-known financier accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls....
2019-08-11 16:00

6 injured in San Diego prison riot SAN DIEGO — Authorities now say at least six inmates have been injured, two seriously, in a riot at a state prison in San Diego. Cal Fire San Diego Capt. Thomas Shoots says the riot erupted shortly after 8 p.m. in a yard at Richard J. Donovan Correct...
2019-08-24 22:00

Cyntoia Brown released from prison Cyntoia Brown was released from prison early Wednesday morning after being granted clemency in January by then-Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, according to the Tennessee Department of Corrections....
2019-08-08 04:00

The Most Honest Man in College Basketball Is Going to Prison In mob trials, prosecutors flipped the underlings to nail the bosses. In college basketball’s corruption trial, the small players are taking big hits....
2019-05-22 21:00

Mall of America attacker gets 19 years in prison A man who threw a 5-year-old boy from a third-floor balcony at the Mall of America in Minnesota has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. (June 3)        ...
2019-06-03 23:34

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil After Deadly Prison Clash The authorities did not reveal the motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were killed by a rival gang....
2019-08-04 00:17

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 33, will spend the next seven years in prison, after he pleaded guilty to charges earlier this year. I...
2019-05-21 14:39

Texas man gets prison for smuggling immigrants in furniture CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A Houston-area man has been sentenced to nearly two years in prison for trying to smuggle immigrants in furniture after three people were found in a plastic-wrapped dresser that was nailed shut. Federal prosecutors say 23...
2019-05-21 16:17

Pelosi tells Dems she wants to see Trump ‘in prison’ Speaker Nancy Pelosi told senior Democrats that she’d like to see President Donald Trump “in prison” as she clashed with House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler in a meeting on Tuesday night over whether to launch impeachment proceedings.Pelosi met wit...
2019-06-06 05:34

'American Taliban' to be released from prison Thursday John Walker Lindh, the American captured in Afghanistan in 2001 fighting for the Taliban and vilified as a national traitor, is to be released early from a federal prison on Thursday while some U.S. lawmakers worry he still poses a security risk....
2019-05-23 01:34

MS-13 member gets 55 years in prison in quadruple slaying An MS-13 street gang member has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for his role in the brutal massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island....
2019-06-12 23:00

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled that California voters legalized recreational poss...
2019-06-13 09:51

DDoS Attacker Will Spend Two Years In Prison One of the men behind a series of 2013 attacks on games like League of Legends and DOTA 2 has been sentenced to 27 months in jail, and must pay $95,000 in restitution to another of his victims....
2019-07-04 05:34

Cyntoia Brown Is Freed From Prison in Tennessee Ms. Brown, 31, was sentenced to life in prison for killing a man while she was a teenage sex trafficking victim. She was granted clemency in January....
2019-08-07 20:00

Former El Chapo associate sentenced to 28 years in prison CHICAGO — A federal judge in Chicago sentenced a former lieutenant to Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo ” Guzman to 28 years in prison on Tuesday, imposing the long sentence even after rejecting claims by prosecutors that the trafficker...
2019-08-07 18:34

| 'El Chapo' enters US supermax prison in Colorado Fallen Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was locked at the ADX federal maximum security prison in the US state of Colorado, where he will spend the rest of his days....
2019-07-20 14:17

He Emerged From Prison a Potent Symbol of H.I.V. Criminalization Michael L. Johnson, a gay athlete convicted of not disclosing his H.I.V. status to sexual partners, was released 25 years early and has become a galvanizing force to overhaul laws....
2019-07-14 18:34

Trump says he may commute Rod Blagojevich’s prison sentence The former Illinois governor was convicted of trying to sell then-President Barack Obama’s vacated Senate seat, as well as other campaign finance violations....
2019-08-08 14:00

Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ Matt Bozeat on the lessons Kid Galahad has learned from the Ingle gym The post Kid Galahad: ‘I would be dead or in prison without Brendan Ingle’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-10 17:17

Commutation of Blagojevich prison sentence on hold The potential commutation of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich's federal prison sentence has been put on hold amid White House officials' fears of public pushback, sources say. ...
2019-08-13 12:17

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison last year at the age of 46 after serving 28 years. I was a virgin when I went to prison and I am still...
2019-07-08 11:34

The Prison Holding Jeffrey Epstein Wasn't Even Trying, Huh With every piece of new information that seeps out about Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal New York City prison this past weekend, the prison’s operations more closely resemble something straight out of Mr. Bean....
2019-08-14 16:51

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing on Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as if in shock as Suffolk County Judge Anthony Senft g...
2019-05-22 21:17

Ex-officer gets prison for breaking arrested man’s nose SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A former Massachusetts police officer has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for elbowing a man he had arrested in the face and breaking his nose. Former Hadley officer Christopher Roeder was sentenced Thursday in ...
2019-06-21 16:51

Indiana man gets more than 8 years in prison in terror case INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A suburban Indianapolis man who pleaded guilty to trying to join the Islamic State group overseas has been sentenced to eight years and four months in prison. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Akram Musleh, of Brownsburg, also w...
2019-06-22 01:00

Pelosi says she wants to see Trump 'in prison' but not impeached – live The House speaker is reportedly under pressure from the judiciary committee chair to impeach the presidentSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.40pm BST The Los Angeles Times tallied some votes and found that House Democrats do not ...
2019-06-06 16:51

Ex-USC assistant Bland avoids prison after plea Former USC assistant Tony Bland was sentenced to 100 hours of community service and two years of probation after pleading guilty to bribery conspiracy....
2019-06-05 21:00

Man sent to prison for urinating in Memphis cereal factory MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg’s cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. The U.S. attorney’s office in Memphis says 49-year-old Gregory Stanton was sentenced ...
2019-05-30 10:51

Mexico’s El Chapo sentenced to life in prison NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of the Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo. (all times local): 10:10 a.m. The notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison. A federal jud...
2019-07-17 18:00

Prosecutors want El Chapo to rot in prison for life — plus 30 years Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should be sentenced to life behind bars — plus 30 years, according to prosecutors. Guzman, 62, already faces a mandatory minimum of life behind bars at sentencing following his February co...
2019-07-11 05:00

84-year-old ‘Oxy Doc’ fights to stay out of prison during appeal Defense attorneys for the 84-year-old man busted for flooding Manhattan with opioids — earning him the moniker “Oxy Doc” — are begging a judge to allow their client to remain out on bond as they appeal his 22-year sentence on grounds that...
2019-07-23 23:51

4 More Inmates Die in Brazil Following Deadly Prison Clash Authorities have not yet revealed the exact motive for the clash, only confirming that it was a fight between criminal groups, a day after 58 inmates were killed by a rival gang in a grisly prison riot....
2019-08-01 09:17

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
2019-08-10 12:34

2 men get prison for Auschwitz slain sheep protest Belarusian artists insist stripping naked and killing a sheep at Auschwitz is ‘artistic’ protest against war — but a Polish judge sentences them on charges of animal cruelty and desecrating a memorial site...
2019-05-28 15:34

Why the Brazil Prison Massacre Was a ‘Tragedy Foretold’ The deadliest prison massacre in Brazil in decades shows how powerful drug gangs have come to control the country’s overcrowded, underfunded prisons....
2019-08-01 00:34

'AK-47 Bandit' sentenced in Nebraska to 35 years in prison A Montana man dubbed the AK-47 bandit and accused of holding up banks in several states over a five-year period has been sentenced in a Nebraska federal court to 35 years in prison....
2019-06-06 02:51

Alleged 1MDB Co-Conspirators Sentenced to Prison Two prominent figures in a global Malaysian sovereign-wealth fund scandal were convicted of financial crimes and sentenced to prison in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement from the emirate’s criminal court and people familiar with the matter....
2019-06-16 13:34

Florida man who knowingly spread HIV gets 10 years in prison A Pensacola man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for having sex without notifying his partners that he was HIV positive.        ...
2019-07-31 20:00

Patient who ordered THC chocolates gets four years in prison GENEVA, Ill. — A suburban Chicago cancer patient who ordered a 42-pound (19-kilogram) package of THC-infused chocolates from a California dispensary to self-medicate has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thomas J. Franzen of Montgomery pleaded ...
2019-06-06 14:00

BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
2019-07-13 04:51

After two escapes, 'El Chapo' may go to Supermax prison to avoid a third Joaquin Guzman, the convicted Mexican drug lord known as El Chapo, has escaped twice from maximum security prisons in Mexico, once by digging a mile-long tunnel from his cell....
2019-07-17 14:51

Want To See Trump "In Prison", Not Impeached, Says Nancy Pelosi House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is moving quickly to quell impeachment talk in her Democratic caucus, telling colleagues she wants to see President Donald Trump "in prison" but not impeached and......
2019-06-07 05:00

David Crosby on kicking drugs in prison: ‘S - - tty way to do it’ Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone. He’s as surprised as anyone that he’s still alive...
2019-07-19 08:17

Man went to prison posing as his dead brother. Here's what happens next When he was arrested, Kevin Lee Gray told authorities he was Sammie Lee Gray. The discrepancy was discovered as he was about to be released on parole.        ...
2019-08-20 00:00

Massachusetts man gets 40 years in prison for raping 2 girls SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man described by a prosecutor as a “monster pedophile” has been sentenced to up to 40 years in prison for repeatedly raping two young girls, one of whom bore his child. The Republican newspaper re...
2019-06-28 16:34

Genovese boss’ son should get at least 2 years in prison: prosecutors The son of infamous bathrobe-wearing crime boss Vincent “The Chin” Gigante should serve no less than two years in prison for extorting a labor union official, Manhattan prosecutors argued in a new filing. The recommendation that Vincent E...
2019-07-16 21:00

His Victim’s Sisters Said He Should Be Released From Prison. Now He’s a Free Man. With the support of prosecutors and relatives of his victim, Angelo Robinson, who was serving a life sentence for murder, was freed early from an Ohio prison....
2019-08-02 09:51

Wrongfully convicted man who served 45 years in prison to get $1.5M A Michigan man who spent 45 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit — the longest a wrongfully convicted person has ever served in America — will get a $1.5 million payout from the state. Richard Phillips was 27 years old when he w...
2019-05-22 17:00

Teacher guilty of classroom sex with teen is sprung from prison A former Ohio middle school teacher convicted of having sex with a 14-year-old inside a locked classroom is out of prison — after trying twice unsuccessfully to be sprung early, correction officials said. Jessica Langford, a 33-year-old who previousl...
2019-05-31 00:17

Prison date set for former UA assistant coach Book Richardson TUCSON – A prison date for former Arizona assistant coach Emanuel “Book” Richardson has been set in the college basketball corruption case. According to documents, Richardson must report to the Otisville’s minimum security satellite camp in Otisville...
2019-07-03 01:00

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin...
2019-08-09 02:00

Stalin's Azerbaijan prison where water burns like fire If an artist were to sketch a map of Azerbaijan, its southernmost part would be covered in green tea gardens, citrus bushes and the coastal line would be dotted with picturesque lighthouses....
2019-08-06 13:34

Police kill man allegedly attacking immigration prison TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Authorities say police shot and killed a man who was armed with a rifle and throwing incendiary devices at an immigration prison in Washington state. The Tacoma Police Department in a news release says officers responded at about...
2019-07-13 23:51

The Latest: Dissident joins protest after prison release HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong against an extradition bill (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Joshua Wong, a leader in Hong Kong’s 2014 Umbrella Movement demonstrations, headed to join protesters gathered near Hong Kong’s...
2019-06-17 08:00

Rwandan man gets eight years in U.S. prison for lying about genocide role A Rwandan man was sentenced on Monday to more than eight years in prison after being convicted of concealing his involvement in the African nation's 1994 genocide in hopes of gaining asylum in the United States....
2019-07-01 22:17

New Yorker who tried to join ISIS sentenced to 20 years in prison A New York man who attempted to join the Islamic State was sentenced to 20 years in prison after he tried to provide material support to the terror group and boasted about how easy it would be to carry out an attack in Times Square....
2019-06-15 20:51

UPDATE 1-BNP Paribas backs away from U.S. private prison industry France's BNP Paribas SA on Friday said it will no longer finance U.S. private prison operators, the first foreign bank to distance itself from a sector shunned by domestic peers amid controversy over Trump administration detention policies....
2019-07-14 06:51

Paul Manafort in solitary confinement in Manhattan prison Paul Manafort is currently holed up in solitary confinement at a Manhattan prison — and he’s expected to remain at the lockup as his mortgage-fraud case plays out, his lawyer and the Department of Justice said Tuesday. The president’s for...
2019-06-18 22:34

From prison, 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli sues ex-colleagues for $30 mln Martin Shkreli, the pharmaceutical entrepreneur serving a seven-year prison term for fraud, on Friday sued three former colleagues at Retrophin Inc for more than $30 million, saying they illegally ousted him from that company in 2014....
2019-06-01 00:17

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning plead for her release from prison Former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning's lawyers are asking a federal judge to reconsider his decision to remand her to prison for refusing to testify before a grand jury in the WikiLeaks probe....
2019-06-01 00:17

Ukraine Soldier Gets 24 Years In Prison For Journalist Deaths An Italian court on Friday sentenced a Ukrainian former national guard commander to 24 years in prison for the murder of a photographer and his translator in the early days of the conflict in eastern......
2019-07-13 04:34

Ian Watkins given 10 months for possessing mobile phone in prison Former Lostprophets singer is already serving 29 years for child sexual abuseIan Watkins, the former Lostprophets frontman jailed for sexual offences involving children, has been given another 10-month sentence for possessing a mobile phone while in ...
2019-08-09 16:34

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the...
2019-06-18 17:00

Minneapolis officer's attorneys seek no prison for shooting Attorneys for the former Minneapolis police officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed woman in 2017 plan to ask a sentencing judge for no prison time....
2019-05-31 15:34

US: Gang leaders ran killings, drugs from California prison Authorities charged leaders of a California prison gang Wednesday with orchestrating killings, drug sales and other crimes from behind bars in a case filed two weeks after a different prison gang was accused of organizing drug trafficking and killing...
2019-06-19 23:00

Craig Carton says ‘I believe in redemption’ before starting prison term Disgraced radio host Craig Carton released a statement on Friday — just days before he heads to the slammer — saying he believes in “redemption and earning second chances.” “I made mistakes,” the statement says. “Mistake...
2019-06-15 04:51

He smuggled undocumented immigrants to the US through the Bahamas. Now, 21 years in prison A Jamaican man has been sentenced to more than two decades in prison in the United States for running a human smuggling operation.        ...
2019-07-12 14:17

Ex-officer shown kicking suspect gets a year in prison COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police officer has been sentenced to a year in prison after a cellphone video showed him kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Ohio’s southern district says former Fra...
2019-06-19 22:17

US scraps prison plan for abandoned coal mine Facing a lawsuit by prisoners over alleged health hazards, the US Bureau of Prisons has aborted a longstanding plan to build a jail on an abandoned coal mine. US activists are claiming a rare environmental victory....
2019-06-19 19:34

Ex-NSA contractor gets nine years in prison for stealing classified documents A former contractor for the National Security Agency was sentenced Friday to nine years in federal prison with three years of supervised release, a result of a plea deal for stealing troves of classified government documents over two decades and keep...
2019-07-20 07:34

Killer released from prison, dubbed too old to be dangerous, kills again A man who spent decades in prison for fatally stabbing his wife was released after being deemed too old to pose a threat — only to be convicted this week of a nearly identical crime. It took jurors in Maine less than an hour to find Albert Flic...
2019-07-19 01:17

Satanic Panic Freezes Sale of Witches' Prison Once a prison for people (mostly women) accused of witchcraft, what is held to be Britain’s most haunted house is up for sale - again. ...
2019-06-07 00:51

Federal prosecutors ask for life in prison plus 30 years for 'El Chapo' Captured Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman should spend the rest of his life in prison plus another 30 years, federal prosecutors wrote in court documents filed Wednesday....
2019-07-11 10:17

Former Auburn assistant basketball coach avoids prison Former Auburn University assistant basketball coach and NBA star Chuck Person's lifelong generosity may have driven him to the poorhouse, but it saved him from the jailhouse Wednesday when a judge sentenced him in a bribery scandal that touched some ...
2019-07-18 18:34

Emotional ex-USC basketball coach avoids prison after plea A former assistant basketball coach for the University of Southern California dropped his head in relief Wednesday when a judge announced he won't go to prison for accepting a bribe to steer young athletes to a particular manager....
2019-06-06 19:17

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more than a decade ago. His conviction Thursday by a branch of Supreme...
2019-06-06 16:51

Bernie Madoff wants Trump to commute his prison sentence Bernie Madoff, the infamous mastermind behind the largest Ponzi scheme in history, is asking President Donald Trump to commute his 150-year prison sentence....
2019-07-25 09:00

Former de Blasio employee sentenced to prison for child porn A former de Blasio administration employee, who was once considered and rising young New York Democrat, will spend up to three years behind bars after pleading guilty to possessing kiddie porn Wednesday. Jacob Schwartz, 31, looked sullen as Justice S...
2019-07-10 20:51

Brazil prison riot: Four inmates die during journey to new jail Four inmates allegedly involved in a deadly prison riot in Brazil have died of suffocation while being transported to a different jail, security officials have said....
2019-07-31 19:00

Cardinal Pell back in prison while judges consider appeal Cardinal George Pell will remain behind bars while an Australian appeals court considers whether to overturn his conviction on five charges of sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s....
2019-06-06 13:00

Pelosi's Trump 'in prison' comment no issue for Dem Rep. Cicilline Rep. David Cicilline, D-R.I., is defending House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., after comments that she wanted to see President Trump in prison rather than impeached....
2019-06-09 20:51

Biden wants to reform U.S. prison system, decriminalize marijuana Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden revealed his plan for criminal justice reform Tuesday, which eliminates prison sentences for drug use, ends cash bail and puts a moratorium on placing youths in adult prisons....
2019-07-23 17:17

Man convicted for killing sister’s ex-boyfriend gets 20 years in prison TUCSON – The man convicted for killing his sister’s ex-boyfriend was sentenced to 20 years in prison Monday afternoon. Back in 2018, the body of Mark Garrity was found near Country Club and Glenn roads. After further investigation, police...
2019-07-23 13:51

Another ex-NCAA coach gets prison time in bribery scandal A Manhattan federal judge Friday meted out another prison sentence to a former NCAA Division I assistant basketball coach who copped to taking bribes to funnel college players to certain sports managers. This time it was a three-month sentence for La...
2019-06-08 00:17

Former UBS China banker given 9 years in prison for insider trade A former UBS banker in China has been sentenced to nine years in prison by a Shanghai court for disclosing inside information related to an acquisition deal in 2017, court documents show and sources with knowledge of the case said....
2019-06-21 18:17

Ex-Minneapolis cop who killed Justine Damond sentenced to prison The former Minnesota cop convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed Australian bride-to-be was sentenced to 12.5 years in prison on Friday. Mohamed Noor, 33, was convicted in July on charges of third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the ...
2019-06-07 21:51

As a prison doctor, Amanda Brown knows compassion is the best medicine A mid-life career leap into the prison service opened this GP’s eyes and heartFor Dr Amanda Brown, a village GP in Buckinghamshire, the idea of working in a prison was so off the radar that when the offer came, her first reaction was surprise that su...
2019-06-08 18:34

El Chapo seen for last time before heading to Colorado supermax prison Adios, El Chapo! Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman took in the sights of New York City one last time early Friday before he was loaded onto an NYPD helicopter and shipped off to supermax prison. The Post exclusively captured shots of the rut...
2019-07-19 19:51

Arkansas woman sentenced to prison for scalding child PARAGOULD, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after she was convicted of battery for scalding her young step-granddaughter. Prosecutor Scott Ellington says 38-year-old Angela Engeron of Paragould was convicted Wedn...
2019-06-07 19:34

Man, released from prison after being deemed too old to be a threat, convicted in another killing The 77-year-old man served decades in prison for stabbing his wife and is now being convicted of an almost identical crime.        ...
2019-07-21 08:51

David Crosby opens up about how he got clean from drugs while in prison Considering his drug addiction, prison stint and health issues — diabetes, a couple heart attacks and a liver transplant necessitated from hepatitis C — David Crosby should have been a long time gone....
2019-07-19 17:01

Trump Sat Down With Time Magazine and Then Threatened a Reporter With Prison Time magazine was supposed to have an innocent little sit down with President Trump, but of course nothing involving the overlord of the White House can be innocent or easy or not involve the president threatening a Time reporter with prison....
2019-06-21 23:17

Nazanin returns to prison after psychiatric ward 'torture' A British-Iranian woman jailed in Iran was chained to a bed and kept in solitary confinement during her stay in a psychiatric ward, according to her husband....
2019-07-23 05:17

| 'Worse than prison': Abuses in Philippine youth homes Eleven-year-old Jerry's crime was breaking curfew laws after fleeing violence at home. His punishment? Being sent to a youth detention centre, where he says he endured sexual abuse....
2019-07-23 08:17

| Drug kingpin El Chapo sentenced to life in US prison Once one of the world's most powerful and notorious criminals, Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was jailed for life - the mandatory sentence for a host of crimes spanning a quarter-century....
2019-07-17 20:17

Prison Riot Leaves 57 Dead in Northern Brazil In the latest outbreak of prison violence in Brazil, inmates from rival factions faced off in an hourslong battle that left 16 prisoners decapitated....
2019-08-01 00:34

Teen gets life in prison for killing sister over Wi-Fi password A Georgia teen who choked his sister to death during a squabble over the family’s Wi-Fi password has been sentenced to life behind bars, a judge ruled. Kevon Lamar Watkins, who was just 16 at the time of the fatal February 2018 attack on his 19-year-...
2019-08-05 19:17

YouTube star who humiliated homeless man given prison term ReSet posted footage of man eating Oreos filled with toothpaste in BarcelonaA YouTube star who tricked a homeless man into eating biscuits filled with toothpaste and then posted footage of the incident online has been sentenced to 15 months in prison...
2019-06-03 16:00

Pensions commit $8B to fund of prison-phone magnate Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores has been freed from his fundraising prison. Two massive pensions — including New York City’s pensions and the Pennsylvania Teachers pension — are planning to commit more money to a new $8 billion fund Gores is raising ...
2019-06-20 05:51

SunTrust to stop financing private U.S. prison operators SunTrust Banks Inc will stop financing operators of private prisons and immigration holding facilities, it said on Monday, becoming the latest lender to distance itself from a sector associated with the Trump administration's policies....
2019-07-09 01:51

Flying a Drone While Drunk Could Land You in Prison in Japan You’d assume it would go without saying that operating any kind of machinery or vehicle after a few drinks is a dumb idea—even if it’s one navigated by remote control. But as reported by the BBC, this week, Japan’s parliament has passed a law making ...
2019-06-13 21:17

Former UAW Official Sentenced to Prison for Accepting Illegal Payments A former vice president for the United Auto Workers union was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison by a U.S. district judge in Detroit Monday for accepting illegal payments from executives at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV....
2019-08-06 14:00

El Chapo whines about lockup before getting life in prison, plus 30 years Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman spoke publicly for the first time since his conviction on Wednesday, complaining to a judge that his incarceration at a Manhattan lockup has been absolute “torture” before being sentenced to life in p...
2019-07-17 18:17

Cyntoia Brown scheduled to leave prison after clemency The woman who says she was a 16-year-old sex trafficking victim when she killed a man in 2004 is leaving prison after Tennessee’s former governor spared her from a life sentence...
2019-08-06 22:34

Life in prison ordered for last two death row inmates in New Mexico The New Mexico Supreme Court on Friday vacated the death sentences of the last two inmates awaiting execution in a state that abolished capital punishment a decade ago, ordering both men to be re-sentenced to life in prison....
2019-06-29 04:51

Analysis: Those in college scandal could still go to prison, despite first defendant skating Although the first defendant sentenced in the college admissions scheme got no prison, the case's uniqueness doesn't make it a great barometer.        ...
2019-06-14 00:51

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
2019-06-02 02:01

Prosecutors give up on more trials in Delaware prison riot Prosecutors will press no further charges after a series of trial losses against inmates accused in deadly rioting at Delaware's maximum-security prison in 2017....
2019-06-12 23:00

Tucson tax preparer gets 18 months in prison for false returns TUCSON – A Tucson man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for assisting in the preparation and filing of false federal income tax returns, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said Thursday. Joseph Michael Vosberg, 59, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting th...
2019-08-03 04:17

Drug lord 'El Chapo' sentenced to life in prison The Mexican drug lord was handed a life sentence plus 30 years in a New York court. The leader of the Sinaloa drug cartel had escaped jail in Mexico twice, and was extradited to the US in 2017....
2019-07-17 18:01

Massachusetts man who beheaded classmate at age 15 gets decades to life in prison A Massachusetts man was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole after 30 years after beheading a classmate in a fit of jealousy over a girl in 2016. ...
2019-07-10 02:51

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Sentenced to Life in U.S. Prison Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán Loera, the notorious leader of a Mexican drug cartel who spent decades on the run from authorities, was sentenced by a federal judge to spend the rest of his life in an American prison....
2019-07-17 16:51

Italian mafia boss escapes from Uruguayan prison An Italian mafia boss has escaped from a detention center in Uruguay, where he was awaiting extradition to Italy, the Uruguayan Ministry of Interior said in a statement....
2019-06-27 20:34

California man freed from life prison sentence for joyriding A California man was freed from prison after serving 23 years of his life sentence on a joyriding conviction, including eight years in solitary confinement for possessing a book written by the co-founder of a notorious prison gang....
2019-06-05 05:51

Cyntonia Brown granted clemency, to be released from prison Cyntonia Brown, a former teenage sex-trafficking victim who was serving a life sentence for a 2004 murder before she was granted clemency earlier this year, will walk free from a Tennessee prison next week. Brown, 31, who has been locked up for half ...
2019-08-01 17:00

Madonna’s Lower East Side ‘bro’ is out of prison after 20 years Should Madonna need a new personal trainer, she need look no further than her old friend, ex-con Lamont Clarke. The kid who grooved with the mega star on the rooftop of her building on the Lower East Side before she was famous was freed from jail Mon...
2019-07-17 11:17

Former Philadelphia sheriff gets five years in prison in bribery scheme The longest-serving sheriff of Philadelphia, who this year admitted taking some $675,000 in bribes and kickbacks from a local businessman, was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, prosecutors said....
2019-08-02 03:51

Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Repeatedly Raping His Student A Delhi court has sentenced a 29-year-old tuition teacher to 20-year rigorous imprisonment for repeatedly raping his student, saying the crime was the "gravest of its kind" and needed to be dealt with......
2019-08-02 17:17

Ex-congressional aide gets 4 years in prison for doxxing GOP senators A former Democratic congressional staffer was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for posting the home addresses and phone numbers of five US senators online, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and Rand Paul. Jackson Co...
2019-06-20 14:34

Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi....
2019-06-12 20:17