From luxury to life behind bars: What Bill Cosby faces in prison

From luxury to life behind bars: What Bill Cosby faces in prison

(Reuters) – Bill Cosby, used to the high life as one of America’s biggest stars, will likely see his entourage of aides replaced by an inmate paid pennies to help the legally blind comedian navigate life behind bars after he is sentenced for sexual assault. FILE PHOTO: Actor and comedian Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery […]

Man tries to sell 4-year-old daughter for sex in 'Daddy's little girl' online ad, gets 60 years prison term

Man tries to sell 4-year-old daughter for sex in 'Daddy's little girl' online ad, gets 60 years prison term

Washington: A 30-year-old man, trying to prostitute his four-year-old daughter to several clients for sex, has been sentenced to 60 years in prison on Friday. In 2015, the Wisconsin-based Andrew James Turley,  28-year-old at the time, posted an advertisement on Craigslist titled “Play with Daddie’s Little Girl”. In the ad description, Turley mentioned his daughter […]

New York plan puts spotlight on graying of U.S. prison population

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Does it make financial and moral sense to keep elderly people in prison? The state of New York is asking that question this month, and the debate there should be a harbinger of a much-needed national conversation. FILE PHOTO: Former inmate at Eastern State Penitentiary, William Harrison, 75, served 3 separate terms […]

In an Abnormal Building, a University Rapist Is positioned to attend Prison

On Wednesday, the day before he turned 22, former University of Wisconsin-Madison student Alec Cook went before a judge in Dane County criminal court and put an end to a major case of campus serial rape, pleading guilty to sexually assaulting three female classmates, and suffocating or stalking two others. He’s now facing a maximum potential sentence of nearly […]

Leaked Memo Reveals Trump’s Gift to Private Prison Companies

Prison companies that backed Donald Trump during the presidential campaign and gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to his inaugural committee just got another boost from his administration. The Bureau of Prisons will now transfer more inmates from government-run lockups to private facilities, according to a memo sent to department staffers last week, as the […]