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New Zealander Describes Ordeals in Chinese Prison (+ Video)

March 21, 2013, 5:25 pm

A New Zealand man who spent four years in a Chinese prison was tasered in the mouth and almost used for chemical testing.

Parolees Succeed in Cities Finds Study

March 7, 2013, 6:00 am

Researchers at Iowa State University studied the ability of paroled offenders to stay out of prison. They found that treatment programs work, but not for parolees in rural areas.

Reducing Recidivism at Rikers Island

February 21, 2013, 8:08 pm

Some inmates at Rikers Island staying as few as 20 days will be eligible for a new program that will provide them critical resources such as I.D. cards, GED, and ways to stay [...]

Londoner Fears for Father in Chinese ‘Death Camp’

February 21, 2013, 4:35 pm

The father of Amy Yu, a UK fashion graduate, has a broken leg, has lost most teeth, and suffers spells of dizziness and half blindness after a decade in prison in China.

Brother of Bernie Madoff Gets 10 Years in Prison

December 20, 2012, 9:50 pm

The brother of jailed Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff was sentenced to 10 years in prison for crimes he committed in connection with his brother’s case.

Chicago Robbers Escape Through Five-Inch Wide Hole; Use Bedsheet Rope

December 19, 2012, 5:12 pm

Chicago police are looking for two convicted robbers who escaped from one of the city’s high-rise jails by climbing out via a rope made from proverbial bedsheets.


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Vladimir Borodin