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Elderly Woman With Dementia JAILED for Feeding Crows!
Offbeat  (tags: birds, dementia, jail, ethics, government, off-beat, police, woman, bizarre, mental health )

Kamia
- 509 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
- 729 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 )

CherAway
- 1116 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 )

CherAway
- 1124 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
- 1196 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
- 1258 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
- 1445 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
- 1447 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
- 1779 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
- 1813 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 )

CherAway
- 1892 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.
County Settles Lawsuit for Rosebud Sioux Inmate's Suicide
Offbeat  (tags: lawsuit, suicide, Native American, jail )

Lone
- 1907 days ago - thechadronnews.com
A lawsuit resulting from a suicide at the Sheridan County Jail five years ago has ended in a monetary settlement and a commitment to better suicide prevention by jail and sheriff staff.
Young Man Languishes in Jail for No Fault of His
Offbeat  (tags: abduction, no fault, arrested, jail, Bangladesh, innocent )

Naoko
- 1921 days ago - bangladesh-web.com
The victim, Abdul Mannan, is co-accused of abduction of Jesmin Akter who is happily living away Gazipur with her husband.
One American Indian Woman's Long Fight to Escape Prostitution
Offbeat  (tags: prostitution, violence, women, crime, jail, Crack Cocaine )

Lone
- 2021 days ago - minnpost.com
After losing her house and kids in 1996, Denise Ellis resorted to prostitution to support her crack habit. For 12 years, Ellis worked the streets, mostly around Bloomington Avenue in Minneapolis' Phillips neighborhood, without a reliable place to live
57 Prisons Left Without Doctors
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, jail, doctor, nurse, convicts, Bangladesh )

Naoko
- 2024 days ago - bangladesh-web.com
Jail authorities have only 13 doctors for 90,000 inmates ; no jail has nurse, convicts engaged in nursing.
 

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