"US judge receives 28-year jail term for his role in kids-for-cash kickbacks"
Independent April 2013
" . . . for conspiring with private prisons to hand young offenders maximum sentences in return for kickbacks amounting to millions of dollars. . . . "
" . . . overturned some 4,000 convictions . . . "
"Woman, 35, had her arm AMPUTATED because 'police handcuffs were too tight'"
"Firefighter finds his daughter dying in New Hampshire crash on Christmas Eve"
"Reported Sex Assaults Surge 50% in US Military"
"Stepfather kills Colo. teen mistaken for burglar"
"CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects"
N&O Dec 2013
"Cops: Couple lure man for thrill killing"
"A couple faces criminal homicide charges for allegedly luring a man to their car and killing him for the thrill of it. . . . "
"UK marine sentenced to life for murder of Taliban prisoner"
"Former hospital lab tech gets 39 years for infecting patients with hepatitis C"
"Gay waitress loses job after investigation into whether customers denied tip"
"Free at last: Five headline-making exonerations"
"KlearGear fines couple $3.5K for posting negative review"
"4 On Your Side investigates traffic stop nightmare"
KOB Nov 5
" . . . officers . . . secured a search warrant from a judge that allowed for an anal cavity search . . . "
"Mass. chemist pleads guilty in drug lab scandal"
" . . . who admitted faking test results in criminal cases pleaded guilty . . . "
"Yemeni president pardons reporter Obama wanted kept in jail"
" . . . his reporting that revealed that a December 2009 bombing in the village of Majalla in the southern province of Abyan was an American cruise-missile attack that killed dozens of civilians, including 14 women and 21 children . . . "
"US government report reveals sexual abuse in immigration detentions"
Jurist Nov 21
"The Government Accountability Office (GAO) [official website] issued [press release] a report [text, PDF] on Wednesday entitled "Additional Actions Could Strengthen DHS Efforts to Address Sexual Abuse." The GAO report was initiated in part by government documents that found there were hundreds of allegations of sexual abuse and assault in immigration detention over several years that were not properly investigated in compliance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) . . . "