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A Life Sentence: The Sad and Dangerous Realities of Exotic Animals in Private Hands
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- 2211 days ago -
Across the United States, millions of exotic animals are kept captive in private homes and in roadside zoos and menageries. The trade in exotic animals is a multi-billion dollar industry, and exotic animals are bred, sold, and traded in large numbers.
Gardner May Face Charges in New Case
Offbeat  (tags: life sentence, murder, crime, police, new charges )

- 2350 days ago -
Prosecutors are mulling a new charge against the man who killed Chelsea King and Amber Dubois. Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Melissa Nieburger told the North County Times on Monday that investigators are asking prosecutors to charge
Life 'Cruel and Unusual' Punishment for Teens, Court Rules
Offbeat  (tags: armed robbery, rape, kidnapping, prison, life sentence )

- 2351 days ago -
Washington (CNN) -- Sentencing juvenile criminals to life in prison without parole is "cruel and unusual" punishment, especially when their crime is not murder, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
Gresham Man Faces Life in Prison on Pot Charge, 25 Years for Trying to Run Down Officer
Offbeat  (tags: life sentence, marijuana, unbelievable, politicians )

- 2460 days ago -
A 57-year-old Gresham man faces life imprisonment for tending a marijuana plantation east of Mount Hood and trying to run down a Forest Service officer who tried to arrest him, the government alleges

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