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In one of his final acts as a disgraced president, Donald Trump issued 73 pardons and 70 commutations on the eve of Joe Biden's Inauguration. The bizarre list raised more questions than answers, leaving us to wonder why he left out a few key names that would have been an easy pick for a second chance at life.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal Bureau of Prisons is locking all its 146,000 inmates in their cells for the next two weeks in an unparalleled effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus, as the focus shifts to a Louisiana compound, where three inmates have died and nearly 20 others remain hospitalized. The compound, known […]

R. Kelly is reportedly practicing “social distancing” at Chicago’s federal jail to avoid coronavirus. “I think it’s fair to say that he’s trying to follow the same advice as the rest of us, and be smart, and you know, stay away from others,” Kelly’s attorney, Steve Greenberg, told Vulture. “He’s practicing whatever level of social distancing you can […]

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PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — A 24-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 days in jail for posting on social media a video last August of himself removing an ice cream container from a Texas market freezer, licking the contents and returning the container to the freezer. D’Adrien Anderson, 24, also was sentenced to an additional six-month […]

According to TMZ, Gavin Porter, the nephew of acclaimed director and producer Tyler Perry has died. He was 26. Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Music, Entertainment, Contests And Breaking News On Your Phone. Text VIP to 71007 to join! Porter, who had been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison for shooting and killing his […]

MIAMI (AP) — The mother of rapper Kodak Black and a group of lawyers called a news conference to discuss what they claim is his mistreatment in a federal prison in Miami. But they discovered that just an hour earlier, the rapper had been put on a prison bus to federal facility in Kentucky, a […]

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BOSTON (AP) — A woman convicted of manslaughter for urging her suicidal boyfriend to kill himself in text messages that included, “Just do it, babe,” was released from jail Thursday. Michelle Carter was released more than three months early from a county jail in Massachusetts, where she had been serving a 15-month sentence. The 23-year-old […]

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Two Louisiana jail guards, including one who shot himself during the middle of his 2018 trial, pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges in connection with an inmate’s 2014 death, just before the case was set for a second trial. NOLA.com reports, 19-year-old Nimali Henry died alone in a St. Bernard jail cell because she wasn’t […]

Kodak Black claims there’s a “big conspiracy going on” at Miami’s Federal Detention Center to snuff him out. The rapper took to Instagram Thursday to detail his inmate experience inside the facility; calling out officials Lieutenant F. Arroyo and Santiago Torres, for targeting him, “setting him up, falsifying incident reports, and interfering with his mail,” per Complex. “Lieutenant F. […]

A few months ago, a Hollywood insider told EURweb.com that Tekashi 6ix9ine’s racketeering case was a big PR stunt orchestrated by his handlers, and that the rapper would be released from prison by January 2020. NY Magee writes, “Of course my reaction was one of bewilderment. How do you get the FEDS to participate in a […]

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The final two months of Cachin Anderson’s life in New York’s prison system were filled with warnings he was a man in crisis. He climbed on a sink and dove headfirst at the floor, saying he “wanted to end it and go home.” He urinated on guards. He hurled a can […]

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hip-hop music figure Jamal “Mally Mall” Rashid pleaded guilty Monday to operating a prostitution enterprise disguised as escort businesses, federal prosecutors and his defense attorneys said. Rashid, 44, faces prison time of at least one month, and up to 33 months when he is sentenced Jan. 21. His plea resolved a […]