Wrongfully convicted man free after 32 years

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Posted By Sara Sidner | CNN | March 17, 2017 Los Angeles On a sunny Thursday afternoon in Los Angeles Andrew Leander Wilson did something that seemed unbelievable to him; he walked outside on the sidewalk with only his family guarding him. “I’ve been inside for 32 years, three months and 14 days. It’s been […]

Lee Baca Retrial Update

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Posted by Joel Rubin | LA Times | March 13, 2017 The voice of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca filled a downtown L.A. courtroom last week. On a short recording of Baca, pulled from a past interview, jurors heard him assure federal authorities he had been unaware of a plan by a group […]

Brutal strangulation by pro football star

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Posted by My News LA | City News Service | March 10, 2017 A former pro Canadian football player and college gridiron star has been sentenced to 11 years in state prison for the “heinous” strangulation that “brutally killed” his mother’s boyfriend in a Santa Monica apartment. The defendant’s attorney said her client’s brain and […]

No testimony from ex-Sheriff Baca

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Posted by Jackie Fernandez My News LA | City News Service | March 9, 2017 Testimony concluded Thursday in the federal obstruction of justice retrial of former Sheriff Lee Baca, who’s accused of orchestrating a scheme to thwart an FBI investigation into inmate mistreatment in the jails he ran and of lying to the bureau, […]

Parolee detained in fatal shooting

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Posted by Frank Shyong | Los Angeles Times | February 19, 2017 A parolee with a lengthy criminal history was detained as “a person of interest” early Sunday in connection with the fatal shooting of two Covina women and the wounding of a 2-year-old boy, police said. Shortly after midnight Sunday, Lucas Doi Fick, 36, […]

Why Are So Many Inmates Attempting Suicide at the California Institution for Women?

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By Hillel Aron | Laweekly.com Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 8:08 a.m. Erika Rocha spent her 35th birthday— her last birthday — at California Institution for Women (CIW), the smaller of the state’s two female-only prisons. In the yard of the Chino Valley facility, about an hour east of downtown L.A., her friends threw her […]

Mexican Mafia member Raul Leon tells investigators that COs can get stabbed too

STREETGANGS.COM |May 28, 2016 Pelican Bay State Prison – Institutional Gang Investigators question Mexican Mafia member Raul “Huero Sherm” Leon about Eme business, the mesas and attacks on correctional officers. SUPPORT US – Purchase signed Long Beach shirt: http://bit.ly/2c0VjkZ – Discussion of Oldest Blood Gangs on forum: http://bit.ly/2bt5LmH – Merchandise, Books, DVDs & Magazines: http://bit.ly/2bQe9ws […]

9 Burning Questions About “60 Days In” Answered

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Jarett Wieselman | BuzzFeed.com May 20, 2016, at 7:55 a.m. Seven law-abiding citizens volunteered to spend two months behind bars to help a frustrated sheriff fix his problematic prison, and every second was filmed for A&E’s hit docuseries. This is how they pulled it off. Over the course of two months, a clandestine operation took […]

Safaree Claims Someone Put A Hit On His Life

Record producer Safaree Samuels and girlfriend Das Hershes arriving at BOA Steakhouse in West Hollywood

Featuring: Das Hershes, Safaree Samuels
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 08 Jan 2015
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By Yohance Kyles | Allhiphop.com May 13, 2016 (AllHipHop News) Aspiring rapper Safaree Samuels is suggesting he could be in danger. The ex-boyfriend of Nicki Minaj posted a tweet last night where he claimed someone has put a hit on his life. “Got a call from prison… Hearing there’s BIG money on my head…streets talk…. […]

How I Break Prison Rules to Keep in Touch with My Family

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By Anonymous | Vice.com April 29, 2016 From the column ‘Life Inside’ Life Inside is an ongoing collaboration between the Marshall Project and VICE that offers first-person perspectives from those who live and work in the criminal justice system. The hardest thing about prison is being alone. It’s very difficult for me to stay in […]

Mississippi Jails Are Losing Inmates, And Local Officials Are ‘Devastated’ By The Loss Of Revenue

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Ryan Grim | Washington bureau chief for The Huffington Post 04/14/2016 08:01 pm ET County officials across Mississippi are warning of job losses and deep deficits as local jails are being deprived of the state inmates needed to keep them afloat. The culprit, say local officials, is state government and private prisons, which are looking […]

C-Murder Under Investigation For Recording Album & Releasing Music Video

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By Yohance Kyles | Allhiphop.com March 31, 2016 (AllHipHop News) In January, AllHipHop.com broke the news that incarcerated rapper C-Murder is set to partner with Boosie Badazz for a joint album titled Penitentiary Chances. Then earlier this month, AllHipHop.com premiered C-Murder’s “Dear Supreme Court” music video. According to reports, the New Orleans native’s decision to […]