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LA Jail Conditions 'Unconstitutional'
Offbeat  (tags: US Constitution, mental healthcare, Jail, conditions, unconstitutional, US justice department, USA )

- 74 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 Owners Warned of Jail Threat If Their Pets Jump Up in Their Own Homes to Greet Visitors
Offbeat  (tags: Dog owners, jail, jumping, law, prosecuted, ridiculous )

- 94 days ago -
Dog owners could face prosecution if their pet jumps up at a visitor in their own home, an animal welfare charity has warned.
Dog Attacks to Be Punished With Longer Jail Terms for Owners
Offbeat  (tags: Pets, Dogs, Pet Own's, Law, Jail, England and Wales, UK )

- 100 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.
China to Jail Eaters of Endangered Wild Animals
Offbeat  (tags: China, jail, endangered, animals, eat, good news )

- 119 days ago -
China's top legislature on Thursday passed an interpretation of the Criminal Law which will put eaters of rare wild animals in jail.
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 )

- 140 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 )

- 163 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 )

- 383 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 )

Cher Away
- 770 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 )

Cher Away
- 778 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 )

- 850 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.
Cove Guardian Erwin Vermeulen Is Released From Jail
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Shepherd, dolphins, jail, good news, released, volunteer, Japan, whaling )

- 912 days ago -
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 )

- 1099 days ago -
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 )

- 1101 days ago -
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
- 1433 days ago -
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 )

- 1467 days ago -
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.

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