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(Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a plan on Tuesday to reform the U.S. criminal justice system by lowering incarceration rates, ending the federal death penalty and eliminating racial disparities in how people are sentenced. Biden, the Democratic front-runner in the party’s nominating contest to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next year’s election, has faced criticism over his support for a 1994 crime bill that some say contributed to mass incarceration, especially of black men....

Mexican drug lord Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán has been given life in jail plus 30 years after being found guilty of narcotics trafficking. Earlier this year, he was found convicted of 10 counts including international distribution of heroin and cocaine; use of firearms and money laundering. Speaking through his translator at his sentencing in New York, El Chapo complained about how he had been treated in US custody. He claimed he had been subject to “cruel and inhumane” treatment during his 30...

Four Maryland teens who defaced their high school with anti-Semitic, homophobic and racist slurs were arrested after it was discovered that their phones automatically connected to the school’s wireless network, reports The Wahington Post. Glenelg High School seniors Seth Taylor, Tyler Curtiss, Joshua Shaffer, and Matthew Lipp broke into the school last May for a senior prank. The students, who used their T-shirts to hide their faces during the crime, claim that they only intended to paint “Class of 2018” in...

A former Virginia youth pastor was sentenced to three years in prison for sexually abusing a teenager from his church. Jordan Baird, who was facing up to 10 years behind bars, was sentenced Monday to three years, plus three years probation after he pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent acts with a child by a custodian. During his sentencing hearing, Baird told the court he took complete responsibility for his actions and apologized to the victim and her family, as...
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9 UK men have been sentenced for attacking gay men. The Hackney Gazetter reports that a gang of men led by Huseyin Onel attacked three men on suspicion of the victims’ sexual orientations. The stream of attacks started outside of gay nightclub Dalston Superstore on May 5. Onel started the first assault by stomping and kicking the first victim. The second victim then started filming the attack while trying to defend the first one. Onel then sprayed a corrosive substance from...
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He was beat with a bat and forced to eat feces A mother in Palmdale, California was sentenced to life in prison without parole after her son was tortured and killed in 2013 because her boyfriend thought he was gay. Prosecutors first accused Isauro Aguirre of torturing and killing eight-year-old Gabriel Fernandez last year. He admitted to murder, but denied the torture. In the court room, prosecutors detailed a list of horrifying acts Aguirre inflicted on Gabriel. This included dousing him with...
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Darryl Rowe was found guilty of five counts of GBH and five counts of attempted GBH A hairdresser found guilty of ‘deliberately infecting’ his Grindr dates with HIV was sentenced to life in prison today (18 April). Daryll Rowe, 26, from Edinburgh was guilty of five counts of GBH and five counts of attempted GBH. He infected at least five people after attempting to infect at least 10. Rowe now must spend a minimum of 10 years in prison. Pressured into bareback sex Other victims...
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Mark Salling, best known for playing Noah on Fox’s hit show Glee, has been found dead near a riverbed in Sunland. There is no exact cause of death, but according to TMZ, it is believed he hung himself. Salling was 35. In August 2017, Salling’s lawyer denied an alleged suicide attempt when he was seen with cuts on his wrists. The actor was awaiting sentencing for a 4-7 year sentence in prison after taking a plea deal for possessing pornographic images...
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A Fort Lauderdale man who shot a couple to death in 2010 was sentenced to death Thursday afternoon. Peter Avsenew, 33, faced either a life sentence or the death penalty. During closing arguments, prosecutors showed the Broward jury photos of 52-year-old Stephen Adams and 47-year-old Kevin Powell shot dead inside their Wilton Manors home. “I have no regrets in my life and I am proud of the decisions I've made. No one really knows what happened that day. Everyone can speculate...
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Man who used Grindr to rob gay men at gunpoint sentenced to 15 years jail The Department of Justice sentenced a man who used Grindr to rob gay men at gunpoint to 15 years jail yesterday (3 January). 21-year-old Nigel Garrett was among four men charged with an 18-count indictment alleging they preyed on men in Texas. The DoJ charged the Dallas-area men with hate crimes, kidnappings, carjackings and using firearms to commit violent crimes. A Department of Justice press release stated: ‘Garrett...
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Prosecutors say parents doused boy with pepper spray, forced him to eat his own feces and vomit, put cigarettes out on his skin and beat him with a bat A man will be sentenced to death for murdering his girlfriend’s eight-year-old son because he thought he was gay. Isauro Aguirre, of Palmdale, Los Angeles, was found guilty of a series of brutal and horrifying acts. The torture of Gabriel Fernandez, who died at eight years old, includes dousing the boy in pepper...
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Travis and Joseph Dasilva were pictured with their butts out at the Temple of Dawn in Bangkok An American gay married couple could face a long jail sentence after getting naked at a temple in Bangkok, Thailand. Travis and Joseph Dasilva were pictured with their butts out at the Temple of Dawn known as Wat Arun, according to a statement by the Thai Government. The pair, both 38, were taken into custody at the airport as they went to get their flight...
landlord

But you've not heard the worst part yet... A landlord has been sentenced to jail for having sex in his tenant’s bed. Logan Pierce took a look at the camera in his bedroom after suspecting someone had been inside his house, and what he found stunned him so much he ended up alerting the police. His landlord, Carlos Quijada, was found to have been having sex with another man in Piere’s bed. But, as if that’s not bad enough, it turns out that...
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The two men, aged 20 and 23, will receive the punishment in public on May 23 - just before the start of the holy month of Ramadan. A gay couple will be punished by 85 strokes of a cane in a public ceremony in Indonesia, after they were convicted of homosexuality. The two men, aged 20 and 23, will receive the punishment in public on May 23 – just before the start of the holy month of Ramadan. The couple are the...

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