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UK Bomb Plotter Sentenced to 40 Years in US Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Terrorism, Jail, Pakistani, UK, USA )

- 5 days ago -
A Pakistani man extradited from the UK to the US has been sentenced to 40 years in jail for plotting attacks in several countries.
How a Woman Duped Girlfriend Into Thinking She Was Male
Offbeat  (tags: Female-Man, Sex, Jail, Court, UK )

- 16 days ago -
A woman who pretended to be a man in order to con a friend into having sex with her has been jailed for eight years. But how could a woman successfully trick another female into thinking she was male?
The US Inmates Charged Per Night in Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Inmates, Jail, USA )

- 20 days ago -
A widespread practice in the US known as "pay to stay" charges jail inmates a daily fee while they are incarcerated. For those who are in and out of the local county or city lock-ups - particularly those struggling with addiction -
Alabama Judge Orders Defendants to Give Blood to Avoid Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Judge, Court, Jail, Blood, USA )

- 40 days ago -
An Alabama judge encouraged defendants who could not pay court fines to donate blood rather than spending time in jail, a US civil rights group has said.
Norway Landmark Ruling Sees Five Jailed Over Wolf Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: landmark ruling, wolf hunting, Court, Jail, Norway )

- 223 days ago -
Five men have been sentenced to prison in Norway for organising an illegal wolf hunt, in the country's first prosecution of such a case.
Iris the Chimpanzee Finally Finds True Love After Being Rescued From 'Hellhole Jail'
Offbeat  (tags: Iris, love, chimpanzee, rescued, jail, good news )

- 246 days ago -
A chimpanzee who was allegedly left isolated in a 'hellhole' for years has finally found romance after being rescued and re-homed.
Life Term for US Woman Who Cut Off Ex-Husband's Penis
Offbeat  (tags: Jail, Court, Law, California, USA )

- 448 days ago -
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 )

- 540 days ago -
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 )

- 566 days ago -
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 )

- 607 days ago -
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 )

- 629 days ago -
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 )

- 849 days ago -
"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 )

- 1236 days ago -
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 )

- 1244 days ago -
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 )

- 1316 days ago -
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.

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