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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President-elect Donald Trump and Kanye West pose for a picture in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. Kanye West will visit the White House on Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner talk about manufacturing in America, gang violence, prison reform and Chicago violence. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
October 09, 2018 - 9:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapper Kanye West has been invited to the White House. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says West is scheduled to have lunch with President Donald Trump and meet with Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, on Thursday. Sanders says they'll talk about manufacturing, prison...
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FILE - This July 9, 2018 file screenshot of the Interpol website shows portraits of notorious French criminal, Redoine Faid, as part of Interpol's wanted notice. Police have caught one of France's most wanted men, three months after his spectacular helicopter escape from prison. French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet said on Europe 1 radio that Redouine Faid was arrested early Wednesday in Creil, north of Paris, without resistance. (Interpol via AP, File)
October 03, 2018 - 12:53 pm
PARIS (AP) — Three months after his spectacular helicopter escape from a French prison, police caught one of France's most wanted men in a pre-dawn raid Wednesday, finding the gangster holed up in his hometown north of Paris. Authorities said Redoine Faid — who is infamous in France for twice...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2018, file photo, Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway appears in Sedalia, Mo. A state audit has found that police across Missouri don't know the whereabouts of nearly 1,300 registered sex offenders, including hundreds who fall into the most dangerous category. Missouri state Auditor Galloway, a Democrat, released the audit Monday Oct. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel File)
October 01, 2018 - 12:41 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Police don't know the whereabouts of nearly 1,300 registered sex offenders in Missouri, including hundreds who fall into the most dangerous category, according to a state audit released Monday. Missouri law requires convicted sex offenders to register their names, addresses and...
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FILE - In this file photo provided by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Tondalao R. Hall is pictured in a photo dated July 7, 2009. A criminal justice group that's working to reduce Oklahoma's prison population says Hall's 30-year prison sentence for failing to report the abuse of her children by a boyfriend who served only two years for the abuse illustrates a wider problem. (Oklahoma Department of Corrections via AP, File)
September 29, 2018 - 10:25 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A criminal justice group plans to ask the Oklahoma Legislature to a change state law that can lead to longer prison sentences for battered women who don't report child abuse than for the abusers themselves. Every state has laws meant to protect children, but critics say...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2012, file photo, Sergio Celis, wearing a shirt with a picture of his missing 6-year-old daughter, Isabel, gets a hug from a volunteer near their home in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona officials say Christopher Matthew Clements was indicted on Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, in the kidnapping and killing of Isabel Celis in 2012 and 13-year-old Maribel Gonzalez in 2014. (A.E. Araiza/Arizona Daily Star via AP, File)
September 16, 2018 - 4:15 am
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A registered sex offender jailed since last year has been charged in the kidnapping and killing of two Arizona girls who went missing in 2012 and 2014, authorities announced Saturday. Christopher Matthew Clements, 36, was indicted on Friday by a grand jury on 21 criminal counts...
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Nick Hobbs, of Marine Warehouse Center, removes a customer's boat from the water in advance of Hurricane Florence in Wrightsville Beach, N.C., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and South Carolina, carrying winds up to 140 mph (220 kph) and water that could wreak havoc over a wide stretch of the eastern United States later this week. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
September 11, 2018 - 11:43 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local): 8 p.m. ___ 7:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says more than 5.4 million people live in areas now under hurricane warnings or watches on the U.S. East Coast. Another 4 million people are under a tropical storm watch...
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Attorney Todd Bice, left, representing drug manufacturer, Alvogen, cross-examines James Dzurenda, director of the Nevada Department of Corrections, at the Regional Justice Center on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Nevada Supreme Court ruled Monday that the name of the physician picked to attend a state inmate's execution can remain secret, even from drug makers suing to ban use of their products in the twice-postponed lethal injection. (Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
September 11, 2018 - 11:17 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's prisons chief testified Tuesday that after more than 200 drug companies refused to supply drugs for use in an execution, a supplier's mistake on a buyers' list gave the state an opening to obtain a sedative that officials want to use in a twice-postponed lethal injection...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office shows Rodney Halbower. Halbower, a career criminal who authorities believe is a serial killer dubbed the Gypsy Hill Killer, faces trial Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Northern California for the murders of two young women four decades ago. Law enforcement officials believe Halbower raped and killed six young women during a five-month period in 1976. Opening statements start Friday in Redwood City, California about 30 miles (50 kilometers) south of San Francisco. (AP Photo/San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, File)
September 07, 2018 - 5:22 pm
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — A career criminal accused by authorities of raping and killing six women in the 1970s yelled "I am not guilty!" to a jury at the start of his trial Friday for two of the killings. Rodney Halbower also yelled "I have never raped or murdered in my life!" to the jury in an...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters during a meeting with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 05, 2018 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reality television star Kim Kardashian West, who successfully pushed President Donald Trump to grant a pardon for a drug offender earlier this year, returned to the White House on Wednesday for a meeting with senior aides as part of the administration's efforts on criminal justice...
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This photo provided by the Sanpete County Jail in Manti, Utah, shows Ruben Hernandez. Prosecutors say Hernandez, an Idaho prison inmate sent to help fight a wildfire, raped a woman who was also working to support firefighters in Utah. Sanpete County Attorney Kevin Daniels said Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, the woman had rejected several advances from Hernandez before the Aug. 29 assault. Hernandez was charged with felony rape. (Sanpete County Jail via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 1:24 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Idaho is reviewing its program for temporarily releasing prison inmates to help fight wildfires after an inmate was charged with raping a woman working at a remote Utah firefighting base camp. Idaho prison officials are working with the state's lands department as they...
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