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Strive participants often have histories of drug abuse, criminal activity, homelessness

Harold Ghee knew he had to grow up when his 13- and 8-year-old daughters told him they were tired of only seeing him during brief visits to prison. “I’ve been there for birthdays and holidays. Every time they come to ...

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Piracy includes failed attempts, prosecutors tell 4th Circuit

NORFOLK, Va. — The convictions of five Somali pirates sentenced to life in prison should be upheld because the definition of piracy under international law includes failed attempts, according to a court filing by federal prosecutors. The Somali men were ...

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Prison guard’s accused killer loses battle over mental-health records

The mental health treatment records of an inmate who is accused of killing a correctional officer must be turned over to a circuit court judge, the state’s highest court has said. Defense lawyers in the capital case against Lamar C. ...

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