Merthyr Tydfil father calls for Childers hostel killer to stay in prison

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFruit picker Robert Long was jailed for life but is now eligible for parole The father of a Welsh backpacker who died in an Australian hostel fire 20 years ago wants the man responsible to remain in prison. Friends Natalie Morris, 28, from Merthyr Tydfil, and Sarah […]

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Chicago jail reports 450 coronavirus cases among staff, inmates

(Reuters) – Some 450 inmates and staff have tested positive for coronavirus at Chicago’s largest jail, county corrections officials said on Thursday, representing one of the nation’s largest outbreaks of the respiratory illness at a single site so far in the pandemic. Signs made by prisoners pleading for help are seen in a window of […]

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HVAC dealer burned for five years in prison for peddling illegal firearms

Antonio Sampogna was earning a good living at his HVAC business. The Toronto home owner — who was an avid hunter, target shooter and licensed firearms owner — appeared to be a law-abiding citizen and a good character by all accounts. In September 2017, Sampogna sold a 9 mm Luger semi-automatic rifle plus 50 rounds of […]

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Toronto Eaton Centre killer sentenced to life in prison but could be eligible for parole in 16 months

TORONTO — The man who opened fire inside Eaton Centre’s food court has been sentenced to life in prison but he could be eligible for parole in as little as 16 months. Christopher Husbands drew a handgun and opened fire in the food court in June 2012, killing two people and wounding several others. Ahmed […]

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