All posts tagged "jail"

  • LA County authorities accidentally release murder suspect

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County authorities say they’ve accidentally released an inmate awaiting trial for a gang-related murder. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Office said Monday that 37-year-old Steven Lawrence Wright was mistakenly released from...

    • Posted February 1, 2016
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  • Bac Duong, 43, surrendered to Santa Ana police on Friday after escaping from an Orange County jailhouse. (Orange County Sheriff's Department)
    Authorities: 1 of 3 fugitive inmates arrested in California

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police arrested one of three violent fugitive inmates on Friday after he told a woman in the same city where the jailbreak occurred a week ago that he wanted to surrender, authorities...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • Kim Han-sik, president of Chonghaejin, is escorted by helpers to hold a press conference at Incheon Port International Passenger Terminal in Incheon, South Korea.
(Photo: AP/Yonhap)
    Sewol operator chief gets 7-year jail term

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea’s Supreme Court said Thursday it has upheld a seven-year jail sentence for the head of the sunken ferry Sewol operator for involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of more than 300 people. Kim...

    • Posted October 29, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of the National Police Agency of South Korea)
    Nearly 100 foreigners detained for violent crimes in S. Korea

    SEOUL, June 2 (Yonhap) — Police said Tuesday they have detained 92 foreigners over the past three months for mob attacks, robbery or other forms of violence. They are part of 698 gangsters rounded up for similar...

    • Posted June 2, 2015
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  • sk traffic
    Reckless drivers in S. Korea to face up to year in jail

      By Kim Rahn Dangerous drivers will face up to a year in jail under revised traffic laws, according to the National Police Agency on Sunday. The toughened regulations, which the National Assembly is likely to pass...

    • Posted June 1, 2015
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    Sewol operator chief gets 10-year jail term

    GWANGJU (Yonhap) — A district court on Thursday sentenced the head of the sunken ferry Sewol operator to 10 years in prison for involuntary manslaughter in the deaths of more than 300 people. Kim Han-sik, chief executive...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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