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Man robs store of $22, gets life in prison

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Date: October 14th, 2014

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baileyGREENVILLE COUNTY, South Carolina – A repeat offender who committed an armed robbery was sentenced to life in prison under the state’s two strikes law.

A release from 13th Circuit Solicitor Walt Wilkins said that James Eddie Bailey, 50, went into the Dollar General on Poinsett Highway on April 14, 2013 and took the manager hostage at knifepoint.  While he was demanding money, another employee called 911.

Deputies got to the store as Bailey was coming out, and after a brief chase and struggle, Bailey was taken into custody.

Deputies recovered the knife and $22 taken from the store.  More

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Convict escapes prison so he can go to see the dentist

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Date: November 30th, 2013

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dentistSweden – Most convicts that escape from prison do so to get away from the harsh conditions inside – but for one man it was just an irritable molar that prompted his break-out.

The prisoner decided enough was enough after his inflamed tooth began to cause him a serious amount of pain, so he staged an escape so he could visit a dentist.

Instead of waiting for his one-month sentence to finish, the unnamed 51-year-old decided to leave the Ostragård minimum security complex in Vaners­borg, Sweden, and head for the nearest medical professional.

“My whole face was swollen. I just couldn’t stand it anymore,” he told the Dagens Nyheter newspaper.  More

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Storm victims to be sent to prison because they are homeless

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Date: November 10th, 2012

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New York – Officials in New York are reportedly eyeing a  recently-closed prison as temporary housing for people displaced by superstorm  Sandy and this week’s nor’easter.

The New York Post reports that state officials are  considering the Arthur Kill Correctional Facility on Staten Island to feed and  house as many as 900 victims with nowhere else to turn.

“Our facilities staff have to go through it to determine  what it would take to get it up and running for such a purpose,” Peter Cutler, a  spokesman for the state Department of Corrections, told the newspaper.

“Of  course, the challenge is the fact that it was closed a year ago and all of the  major infrastructure components, such as boilers and wastewater system, were  deactivated.”

As many as 40,000 New Yorkers need shelter from extreme  weather events, according to city estimates.  Full Article

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Norwegian killer complains of prison conditions

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Date: November 9th, 2012

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OSLO, Norway – Norwegian mass murderer  Anders Behring Breivik, serving a 21-year sentence for killing 77 people, has  complained that he is being held in inhumane conditions and is being denied  freedom of expression.

His lawyer Tord Jordet says Breivik wrote in a letter to prison officials  that he has not been given the possibility of expressing political opinions and  is not allowed to read every letter addressed to him in the prison.

The 33-year-old right wing extremist was found sane during a lengthy trial  that ended in August with the Oslo District Court finding him guilty of  terrorism and premeditated murder for the July 22, 2011, attacks.

Breivik’s sentence can be extended for as long as he is considered a danger  to society.  Full Article

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Teen nets 7 cents in robbery, gets 2-6 years in prison

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Date: August 31st, 2011

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sevenNutty News Syracuse, New York – A 15-year-old Syracuse boy will now spend the next two to six years in juvenile detention and the rest of his life as a felon. It was all for a robbery that earned him only pocket change. Anthony Stewart was found guilty of first-degree robbery earlier this month for beating and kicking a 73-year-old man and robbing him of seven cents. Prosecutors say the victim was on his way to a store when the two teenagers ran up from behind, knocked him into a snow bank, then kicked and punched him. The two teens had handguns, which Stewart later admitted were BB guns, prosecutors said. Onondaga County Judge William Walsh rejected a defense lawyer’s request to treat Anthony Stewart as a youthful offender.  More   Click on the Nutty News reporter at the top, left column for another Nutty News story

Stripper sues former boss in prison over wages

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Date: August 21st, 2011

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stripperNutty News Chicago – A dancer who worked for a suburban strip club operator, who’s now in prison for tax fraud, is suing her former boss, claiming that he didn’t pay overtime and unfairly took money out of her wages. Argyro Roula Manis filed the federal lawsuit late last month against Michael Welleck, of Libertyville, who partially owned and operated three strip clubs – Heavenly Bodies in Elk Grove Village, Skybox in Harvey and Cowboys in Markham. Welleck, 63, this year was sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty to obstructing the IRS in collection of taxes and filing a false federal income tax return for 2000.  More   Click on the Nutty News reporter at the top, left column for another Nutty News story

Man Arrested for Sneaking Back onto Prison

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Date: August 11th, 2011

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marvin-lane-usseryNutty News Folsom Prison – Inmates typically do not choose to return to prison once they are released, but officers at Folsom Prison were dealing with a former prisoner who snuck back on campus. Correctional officers arrested 48-year-old Marvin Lane Ussery for being on prison grounds. Ussery was paroled in 2009 after serving time for a robbery charge, he was held at California State Prison, Sacramento, also called New Folsom Prison. Officers say Ussery snuck onto the prison grounds overnight, and was spotted on thermal imaging equipment around 1:30 a.m. Correctional officers admit a growing trend of former inmates sneaking back onto prison grounds and leaving a bag of contraband, like cell phones or drugs, for inmate crews to pick up later. However, there is no evidence Ussery brought contraband with him to leave on the prison grounds.  More

Out of prison 1 day, woman commits new fraud

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Date: August 3rd, 2011

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lawanda-williamsNutty News Mobile, Alabama – A Clarke County woman responsible for the region’s biggest personal fraud against the Federal Emergency Management Agency following Hurricane Katrina wasted no time committing a new offense when she got out of prison. In fact, according to a federal prosecutor in Mobile, Lawanda Williams set the wheels in motion before she even got out of a halfway house. Assistant U.S. Attorney Sean Costello said Williams faxed documents to Alabama Power from a work-release job at a Taco Bell in Spanish Fort in preparation for fraudulently obtaining a loan in someone else’s name. U.S. District Judge Ginny Granade threw the book at Williams today, rejecting the 37-year-old Jackson woman’s explanation that she intended to pay for the $3,000 worth of appliances she bought on credit.  More

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Ex-Louisiana Gov. Marries Prison Pen Pal

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Date: July 29th, 2011

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edwardsNutty News New Orleans, Louisiana – Colorful former Gov. Edwin Edwards, who turns 84 next month, married a 32-year-old woman who befriended him during his federal prison sentence for bribery and extortion. Trina Grimes Scott, who started writing him letters while he was in prison, visited him there regularly on weekends and holidays in recent years. The prison was in love with her — they used to watch her walk across the parking lot,” Edwards said, laughing. “They made me the camp hero.” Edwards spent eight years in federal prison for his role in a bribery and extortion scheme to rig riverboat casino licenses during his fourth term in the early 1990s. In July, he completed six months of home detention and regular reporting to a Baton Rouge halfway house.  More   True Crime Today    Nutty News Today   Nutty News for iPhone   Nutty News for Android Phones   Nutty Videos   Nutty News Facebook Fan Page   Nutty News on Twitter   Nutty Videos on Twitter   Register A Website Address – Choose A Hosting Package – Easy Do-It-Yourself Websites - HostWink.com  Nutty News Marketplace

Man strangled two of his family’s cats, faces prison

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Date: July 29th, 2011

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catNutty News Lincoln, Nebraska – A Nebraska City man who police say strangled two of his family’s cats now faces a possible prison term. Police arrested Eric Inman, 47, after they found the pets buried in the back yard of his residence. He has since been charged with two felony counts of animal cruelty, which carry a maximum sentence of five years in prison. A veterinarian who examined the cats determined they died by strangulation, said police Capt. Lonnie Neeman. “We have animal neglect calls about every day, but we’ve never had anything quite like this before,” he said. The case unfolded after police received a call from Inman’s wife.  More   True Crime Today    Nutty News Today   Nutty News for iPhone   Nutty News for Android Phones   Nutty Videos   Nutty News Facebook Fan Page   Nutty News on Twitter   Nutty Videos on Twitter   Register A Website Address – Choose A Hosting Package – Easy Do-It-Yourself Websites - HostWink.com  Nutty News Marketplace

Murderer Sues Prison Guards For Saving His Life

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Date: July 18th, 2011

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prisoner-suitNutty News Colorado – A convicted murderer is suing the state of Colorado for saving his life after his heart stopped beating. Daniel Self says he suffers from sleep apnea and he ordered prison guards not to resuscitate him if he stopped breathing. The 54-year-old says in a lawsuit filed in federal court that prison officials were deliberately indifferent to his right to refuse medical treatment when he stopped breathing in 2009. Self tells the Denver Post death would be a welcome relief after he was convicted in 2003 of killing 24-year-old Leah Gee, who was pregnant.  More   True Crime Today    Nutty News Today   Nutty News for iPhone   Nutty News for Android Phones   Nutty Videos   Nutty News Facebook Fan Page   Nutty News on Twitter   Nutty Videos on Twitter   Register A Website Address – Choose A Hosting Package – Easy Do-It-Yourself Websites - HostWink.com  Nutty News Marketplace

Woman found 35 years after escaping from prison

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Date: September 16th, 2010

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paula-carrollNutty News Florida – A Melbourne woman who escaped from an Ocala prison 35 years ago will be paroled for the charges that landed her in prison — but she still faces a charge for escaping. The Florida Parole Commission voted unanimously to release Paula Carroll. Prosecutors in Marion County, however, have charged Carroll for the escape, and offered her a plea deal of one year and one day behind bars. More…

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Man gets 99 years in prison for stealing a carton of cigarettes

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Date: September 15th, 2010

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cigarettesNutty News Texas – A central Texas jury has sentenced a man to 99 years in prison for stealing a carton of cigarettes from a smoke shop. The McLennan County jury sentenced 55-year-old Leon Willis Wilkerson in Waco after finding him guilty of robbery. Wilkerson was charged as a habitual criminal. He had a record of eight previous felony convictions and 12 misdemeanors.  More…

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Man In Prison 27 Years for Rape He Didn’t Commit

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Date: July 31st, 2010

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m-greenHOUSTON – A Texas man who has spent the last 27 years imprisoned for a rape he didn’t commit is free. Michael Anthony Green walked out of jail after a judge ordered he be freed on a $500 bond. His release was made possible after the Harris County District Attorney’s Office reopened his case.  Full Article

Murder conviction built on cop’s lies

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Date: July 30th, 2010

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tim-mastersColorado – The accuser will stand accused as a Colorado detective answers charges he lied in the case that wrongfully sent Tim Masters to prison. Masters, who served nine years of a life sentence after his 1998 arrest in Peggy Hettrick’s murder, said he hopes Fort Collins, Colorado, and Larimer County will finally acknowledge he was railroaded. He was convicted, largely on circumstantial evidence and the testimony of an expert witness.  Full Article