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Life Term for US Woman Who Cut Off Ex-Husband's Penis
Offbeat  (tags: Jail, Court, Law, California, USA )

Ray
- 80 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A California woman convicted of severing her ex-husband's penis and throwing it in a kitchen waste disposal has been sentenced to life in prison.
LA Jail Conditions 'Unconstitutional'
Offbeat  (tags: US Constitution, mental healthcare, Jail, conditions, unconstitutional, US justice department, USA )

Ray
- 172 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The condition of mental healthcare inside Los Angeles County jails is so poor that it is unconstitutional, the US justice department has said.
Dog Attacks to Be Punished With Longer Jail Terms for Owners
Offbeat  (tags: Pets, Dogs, Pet Own's, Law, Jail, England and Wales, UK )

Ray
- 198 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Irresponsible dog owners will be liable for prosecution regardless of where an attack takes place, The maximum prison sentence for allowing a dog to carry out a fatal attack on a person has increased to 14 years from two years previously.
This Government Worker Risks Jail to Say This One Word. When You Hear, You'Ll Be Outraged (Video!)
Offbeat  (tags: God, Lord Jesus, Commissioner Robyn Frazier, risks, jail, one word, video )

BarbCat
- 238 days ago - godvine.com
One nation under God? See what Commissioner Robyn Frazier has to say when she is told to take the Lord's name out of prayer. So Powerful!
Elderly Woman With Dementia JAILED for Feeding Crows!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, dementia, jail, ethics, government, off-beat, police, woman, bizarre, mental health )

Kamia
- 261 days ago - dailykos.com
In yet more proof that the U.S. needs to find a different way to deal with those who suffer mental challenges, an elderly woman is being held in JAIL because she sprinkled bread around her house to feed the local crow population!
Want a Jail Cell Upgrade? That'Ll Be $155 a Night
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, news, odd, off-beat, police, justice system, freemont ca, freemont california, pay to stay jail, incarceration, jail )

AntiTeapu
- 481 days ago - newsfeed.time.com
"There should not be one form of punishment for those who can afford to pay and a different form of punishment for those who can't," Carl Takei, an American Civil Liberties Union official, told the Argus.
Man Jailed for Horrific Attack on Dog
Offbeat  (tags: animals, dogs, abuse, jail, pets, protection )

Cher
- 868 days ago - rspca.org.uk
A Colchester man has been jailed for 26 weeks for carrying out an horrific attack on his dog and leaving it dying next to a busy road
Badger Baiter Jailed for 'Sadistic' Attacks on Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, crimes, jail )

Cher
- 876 days ago - rspca.org.uk
A man has been jailed for nearly six months after he admitted using his dogs to hunt and kill badgers and foxes in a string of barbaric attacks, captured on stomach churning video footage.
Florida Inmates Adopt Abandoned Dogs In New Prison Program
Offbeat  (tags: Florida, jail, prison, dogs, cats, adopt, good news, animals, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, protection, safety, society, unusual )

Lindsey
- 948 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Earlier this month, a prison in southern Washington launched the "Cuddly Catz" program, a collaboration with local animal shelters aimed at giving stray cats a second chance by placing them in the temporary care of approved inmates.
Cove Guardian Erwin Vermeulen Is Released From Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Shepherd, dolphins, jail, good news, released, volunteer, Japan, whaling )

Lindsey
- 1010 days ago - seashepherd.org
February 16 was a very good day in court for Sea Shepherd Conservation Society Cove Guardian volunteer, Erwin Vermeulen. In Wakayama, Japan, closing arguments were presented in the case of Erwin Vermeulen.
Jail Adopts Cats To Help Inmates
Offbeat  (tags: jail, cats, animals, bizarre, americans, crime, ethics, government, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pets, society, unusual )

Lindsey
- 1197 days ago - walb.com
NORTH PLATTE, NE (KNOP/NBC) - A Nebraska jail has adopted two cats to live inside the jail in an attempt to bring out the lighter side of the inmates.
Nebraska Jail Uses Cats To Calm Inmates
Offbeat  (tags: cats, jail, americans, animals, bizarre, crime, humans, interesting, news, off-beat, unusual, pets, odd )

Lindsey
- 1199 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A Nebraska jail has discovered that cats bring out the softer side of inmates and the jailbirds love their new feline friends. KNOP reports that the Lincoln County Jail has adopted two cats who live with inmates in the facility.
Lindsay Lohan Reportedly Fails Drug Test! Pop Tart Going Back To Jail?
Offbeat  (tags: celebrity, Lindsay Lohan, cocaine test, bizarre, jail )

Sally Ann
- 1531 days ago - newsblaze.com
Actress Lindsay Lohan was reported on Friday to have failed a drug test imposed as a condition of her early release last month from a Los Angeles rehabilitation program.
'Pink Panther' Fugitive in Tokyo Jail for Ginza Heist
Offbeat  (tags: crime, Pink Panther, ring of theives, Tokyo, jail, Montenegrin, Spain, jewelry, Ginza, robbery )

Naoko
- 1565 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
A Montenegrin member of the "Pink Panther" ring of theives is now in custody in Tokyo in connection with a 2007 robbery at a Ginza jewelry shop, after being extradited from Spain, sources at the Metropolitan Police Department said.
Extra Two Months in Jail for on-the-Run Horse Trader
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horse trader, jail )

Cher
- 1644 days ago - rspca.org.uk
Horse trader James Gray is beginning an eight-month jail sentence today (Thursday, 27 May 2010) after being sentenced to a further two months in prison for breaking his bail conditions.
 

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