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  • Florida police chief gets 3 years in prison for framing 3 innocent Black men

    For framing innocent black men, a police chief in Florida will go to prison for three years. Impunity is the norm in America for cases like this, so the conviction is a big deal. Raimundo Atesiano, the former police chief of Biscayne Park, Florida, stands convicted of directing his officers to frame innocent men in a series of unsolved burglaries. He now admits he was trying to please white community leaders, and manipulate property crimes statistics in the town of 3,000 residents. From the...

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  • Montana man gets 10 years in prison for methamphetamine plot

    A judge has sentenced a Montana man to 10 years in federal prison for his role in a plot to distribute methamphetamine. U.S. District Judge Dana Christensen sentenced 70-year-old Steven … Click to Continue

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  • Chinese writer gets 10 years in prison for homoerotic book

    A Chinese novelist has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for writing and distributing homoerotic novels, provoking widespread debate online over the severity of her sentence. The female writer, surnamed Liu, but more commonly known by her internet pseudonym Tianyi, was arrested in 2017 following the success of her novel "Occupy," according to reports in Chinese state media. The book was described by police in East China's Anhui Province as depicting "obscene sexual behavior between males" set...

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  • Man gets 15 years in prison for drunken crash that killed 3

    A Rhode Island man who killed three women in a drunken car crash last year has been sentenced to 15 years in prison after apologizing to the victims' families during an emotional court hearing.

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