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  • OJ Simpson marked for death by Aryan Nation convict

    03/19/2015 5:24:13 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | March 19, 2015 | Pat Shipp
    OJ Simpson is marked for death. The 67-year-old disgraced gridiron great was recently threatened by a fellow inmate who is a member of the Aryan Nation, a white supremacist group in the Nevada prison, and vowed that OJ will never leave the prison alive. OJ, 67, and the tattooed-racist thug, who is 6 feet tall and over 250 pounds, got into a heated argument last week while waiting in line to get their medications. OJ, who is housed in the minimum security tier - or section - of the prison has to stand in line with all of the other...
  • Convicted Riverside County Rapist Found Murdered In His Cell

    03/11/2011 9:17:28 AM PST · by granite · 53 replies
    CBS Online ^ | March 10, 2011 10:23 PM | The Associated Press
    (AP) — Officials at a Northern California prison believe an inmate found dead in his cell was killed by his cellmate. Officials at High Desert State Prison say the inmate was pronounced dead around 9:29 a.m. Thursday after being found unresponsive in his cell. Officials have not released the name of the inmate, but say he was serving 90 years to life on a conviction out of Riverside County for the aggravated sexual assault of a child.
  • Inmate: Jail movies 'torture'

    11/17/2010 11:24:39 AM PST · by JoeProBono · 33 replies
    upi ^ | Nov. 16, 2010
    TITUSVILLE, Fla.- A Florida jail inmate awaiting trial is accusing the sheriff of "torture" by repeatedly showing the same movies. James Poulin, 45, who has been in the Brevard County Detention Center for four years awaiting trial on a driving under the influence-manslaughter charge, wrote a letter to Florida Today saying Sheriff Jack Parker has been making inmates watch the same handful of movies over and over during the past year. "Parker gathered up a bunch of old (movies) he had laying around and played them over and over for the next year," Poulin wrote. "I have seen 'Black Hawk...
  • UK: Prison life is so comfortable and the drugs are so cheap that prisoners don't want to escape

    04/24/2008 10:52:55 AM PDT · by Stoat · 28 replies · 213+ views
    The Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | April 24, 2008
    Prison life is so comfortable and the drugs are so cheap that prisoners don't want to escape, says prison officers chiefLast updated at 17:59pm on 24th April 2008  Prisoners are ignoring chances to escape because they would rather stay in their cushy jails where drugs are cheaper than on the outside, a prison chief officers has said.  Lags at Britain's 'toughest' prisons are treated to breakfast in bed, have Sky TV in every cell and are given cash bonuses for good behaviour. At one prison in Yorkshire, drug dealers and hookers regularly break IN to ply their trade by...
  • (Richard Reid) Held in darkness and paranoia

    12/02/2006 5:19:37 PM PST · by fanfan · 65 replies · 2,667+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | GMT 02/12/2006
    At six feet four inches tall, Richard Reid makes a forbidding figure, even from behind the iron grates, steel doors and automated locks that separate him from his prison guards in this place they call Terrorist Central. Richard Reed after his arrest (Richard Reid) Held in darkness and paranoiaHunched on a stool that is moulded to the floor of his broom-cupboard-sized cell, he turns the pages of the newspaper spread out on the concrete desk before him, soaking up stories and pictures from an outside world that he will never see again. "Do you need anything today?" a prison guard...
  • No bed of roses awaits Martha

    07/17/2004 3:35:35 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 112 replies · 2,361+ views
    NY Newsday ^ | 7/16/04 | Pete Bowles
    Prison won't be a bed of roses for Martha Stewart. When she arrives to begin serving her 5-month stretch, the millionaire who taught America how to decorate its homes will be required to turn over any belongings and will be quickly strip-searched.
  • ANOTEHR ONE BITES THE DUST (or Nature takes its Course)

    08/24/2003 10:12:34 PM PDT · by MrBallroom · 35 replies · 299+ views
    The American Partisan Magazine ^ | 08-25-2003 | Timothy Rollins, Editor, American Partisan Magazine
    ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST ...(or Nature takes its Course) by Timothy Rollins, Editor and Publisher August 25, 2003 "But whoso shall offend one of these little ones which believe in me, it were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and that he were drowned in the depth of the sea." - (Matthew 18:6 - King James Version)When I attended college my first year and change, I was at Utah State University in Logan. A number of my friends were at Brigham Young University in Provo 125 miles away, and the hot song at...