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Two adults and two small kids taken to hospital after trying to heat apartment ... - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Two adults and two small kids taken to hospital after trying to heat apartment ... - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News | up2-21 | Scoop.it
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Judicial Corruption

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This website introduces a book intended to expose the corruption that plagues the justice system in the United States.

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Family's Christmas nightmare after thieves steal presents, dog

Family's Christmas nightmare after thieves steal presents, dog | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A Tampa family is having a rough Christmas after thieves broke into their home and stole presents from under their tree – as well as the family dog. TPD has chipped in to provide the kids with presents.
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Food Behind Bars Isn't Fit for Your Dog

Food Behind Bars Isn't Fit for Your Dog | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Private companies such as Aramark have turned mass incarceration and misery into a lucrative business.
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12 in state juvenile detention facility in Columbia County accused of assaults

12 in state juvenile detention facility in Columbia County accused of assaults | up2-21 | Scoop.it
ALBANY (AP)>> State police have charged 12 residents at a New York juvenile detention facility with assault following several incidents that have prompted staff to protest working conditions.
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Prison inmates donate $15000 to help buy school uniforms for Michigan students - Mlive- flint

Prison inmates donate $15000 to help buy school uniforms for Michigan students - Mlive- flint | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Prison inmates donate $15000 to help buy school uniforms for Michigan students Mlive- flint LANSING -- A Michigan Department of Human Services program that makes the agency's services more directly available to at-risk families is drawing support...
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Corrections Officer Fires on, Wounds Teen Who Tried to Rob Him ...

Corrections Officer Fires on, Wounds Teen Who Tried to Rob Him ... | up2-21 | Scoop.it
A state corrections officer fired his gun at a teenager who allegedly attempted to rob him in the parking lot of a Victorville Burger King, leaving the teen wounded, according to authorities. File photo of crime scene tape (credit: flickr/Tex.
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These Kids Just Found Out What The Spirit Of Christmas Is Really All About ... - Huffington Post

These Kids Just Found Out What The Spirit Of Christmas Is Really All About ... - Huffington Post | up2-21 | Scoop.it
These Kids Just Found Out What The Spirit Of Christmas Is Really All About ...
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First, they asked adorable kids to describe their ideal Christmas gifts. Then, they went to toy-maker,Joshua Bramer, and had him make each one.
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Georgia makes a young Bulldog fan's ultimate dream come true

Georgia makes a young Bulldog fan's ultimate dream come true | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Joseph Liguori had a simple request: to be a University of Georgia tight end. Through UGA and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Liguori can now check that off the list. Watch the video of his day.
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Some kids to get gifts from behind bars

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Some of the 20,000 children with a parent in prison may receive a festive gift today, although prison visits aren't allowed. (Some kids to get gifts from behind bars: Some of the 20,000 children with a parent in prison may receive a fes...
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17-year-old boy from Custer juvenile corrections program dies - Sioux Falls Argus Leader

17-year-old boy from Custer juvenile corrections program dies
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The state Department of Corrections says a 17-year old boy has died from an apparent medical condition at a state-run juvenile corrections program in Custer.
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102-year-old toy catalog shows what rich children did for fun

102-year-old toy catalog shows what rich children did for fun | up2-21 | Scoop.it
FAO Schwarz was founded in 1862, making it the oldest toy retailer in the US. Now, thanks to the Internet Archive, a brochure published in 1911 by the company's New York store — the inspiration...

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Study: Alcohol Can Boost Your Immune System - CBS Atlanta

Study: Alcohol Can Boost Your Immune System - CBS Atlanta | up2-21 | Scoop.it
According to a new study, alcohol can boost your immune system.
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United States: Thousands of Children Sentenced to Life Without ...

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The 157-page report, The Rest of Their Lives: Life without Parole for Child Offenders in the United States, is the first national study examining the practice of trying children as adults and sentencing them to life in adult prisons ...
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Christmas is 'just another day' in county prison - Republican & Herald

Christmas is 'just another day' in county prison - Republican & Herald | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Republican & Herald Christmas is 'just another day' in county prison Republican & Herald While the prison kitchen staff and the local chapter of the Salvation Army make a few efforts to remind the prison's 258 inmates - 211 men and 47 women - that...
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Federal Youth Promise Act could cut prison costs in Arizona - Arizona Capitol Times

Federal Youth Promise Act could cut prison costs in Arizona - Arizona Capitol Times | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Federal Youth Promise Act could cut prison costs in Arizona
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“You do the adult crime, you do the adult time.” This is the motto of many judges, prosecutors, and even community members here in Arizona.
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SJC rules against life without parole for juveniles in Massachusetts - Boston.com

SJC rules against life without parole for juveniles in Massachusetts - Boston.com | up2-21 | Scoop.it
SJC rules against life without parole for juveniles in Massachusetts Boston.com “Given the unique characteristics of juvenile offenders, they should be afforded, in appropriate circumstances, the opportunity to be considered for parole...
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12 in NY juvenile detention accused of assaults - Wall Street Journal

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Bah humbug behind bars (UK)

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For the first time this Christmas, people in prison will not be able to receive parcels from their loved ones under petty and mean new rules introduced by the Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.

The new rules, which forbid prisoners from receiving any items in the post unless there are exceptional circumstances, were introduced in November as part of the government’s changes to the Incentives and Earned Privileges (IEP) scheme.


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Father Shoots And Kills 14-Year-Old Daughter, Saying He Mistook Her For Burglar

Father Shoots And Kills 14-Year-Old Daughter, Saying He Mistook Her For Burglar | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The incident is the latest tragedy involving deadly force in protection of the home.
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Plans to Move 18-20s to Adult Prisons Must Be Based on Evidence

Plans to Move 18-20s to Adult Prisons Must Be Based on Evidence | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Research shows that young adults have the largest potential to change their lives and "grow out of crime", but inappropriate interventions can halt this desistance process.
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Mass. high court strikes down life without parole sentences for juveniles - The Boston Globe

Mass. high court strikes down life without parole sentences for juveniles - The Boston Globe | up2-21 | Scoop.it
The state’s highest court today struck down life sentences without parole for juveniles, saying that they were unconstitutional.The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court’s decision came after a US Supreme Court decision that struck down automatic...

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"If the Risk Is Low, Let Them Go": Elderly Prison Population Skyrockets Despite Low Risk to Society

"If the Risk Is Low, Let Them Go": Elderly Prison Population Skyrockets Despite Low Risk to Society | up2-21 | Scoop.it
Even amidst a modest reduction in the U.S. prison population, the number of aging men and women expected to die behind bars has skyrocketed in a system ill prepared to handle them and still oriented toward mass incarceration.

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