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Dallas

In East Texas, a Man Has Spent Two Years in Jail Waiting for a Bed at a Mental Health Hospital

As his brother’s mental health spiraled, Devon Pickard grew alarmed. He had spent the last five years working as a…

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Chicago

‘Dreadhead Cowboy’ gets 90 days in jail for contempt charge

CHICAGO – The man known as Chicago’s “Dreadhead Cowboy” was charged with contempt of court Tuesday and sentenced to 90…

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USA

Waukesha parade suspect dodged jail in deadbeat dad case just five days before deadly attack

WAUKESHA, Wisc. – FIRST ON FOX: Days before Waukesha parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr. allegedly mowed down dozens of pedestrians…

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Australia

Coal protester sentenced to 12 months in jail over Newcastle train blockade

Standing on top of the coal train, Mr Herbert said in an earlier Facebook livestream: “We’re taking our future back.”…

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Australia

‘Cautious optimism’ over NSW pilot program to reduce Indigenous jail rates

Indigenous people make up just three per cent of the NSW population but about a quarter of the prison population.…

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Los Angeles

Jail Violence In Downtown LA Up 34% From 2020 But Down From 2019

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Use of force incidents at downtown county jails increased during the first half of 2021 by…

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UK

London man accused of assaulting a woman and harassing others to stay in jail, for now | CBC News

A 22-year-old man accused of harassing multiple women and assaulting one person over the weekend will remain in jail, at…

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Chicago

US journalist freed from Myanmar jail with ex-diplomat’s aid

BANGKOK (AP) — American journalist Danny Fenster, sentenced only days ago to 11 years hard labor in Myanmar, has been…

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Entertainment & Arts

A Transgender Woman Alleges She Was Beaten In Her Sleep And Had Her Jaw Broken When She Was Forced To Share A Jail Cell With Three Men

A transgender woman is filing a lawsuit against San Diego County and its sheriff’s department after she was allegedly forced…

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Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Announces New Pre-Arrest Diversion Center To Open At City Jail

ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 News at 10) — Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms joined Fulton County Commissioners to announce an agreement to…

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