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October 25, 2017 11:09 AM New Orleans Public Library adds movie streaming service

New Orleans Public Library adds movie streaming service People who have a New Orleans library card and internet access can now see more than 30,000 movies for free. The New Orleans Public Library says it has added the film-streaming service Kanopy to its electronic offerings. The service was created in 2008 for college and university libraries, but officials 56

October 14, 2017 4:13 PM Inmates donate more than $53,000 for Harvey relief

Inmates serving time in Texas prisons have also found a way to help those impacted by Hurricane Harvey. Officials say Texas prison inmates donated more than $53,000 from their commissary funds to the American Red Cross to be used for hurricane relief. Texas Department of Criminal Justice spokesman Jason Clark says more than 6,600 inmates donated money 58

October 13, 2017 6:54 AM Attempted prison escape in North Carolina leaves two employees dead, multiple injured

Veronica Darden (left), 50, and Justin Smith (right), 35, were killed at Pasquotank Correctional Institute on Thursday. A fiery attempted prison escape in North Carolina left two employees dead and more than a dozen others injured Thursday, authorities said. Blazes were set at the Pasquotank Correctional Institute's sewing plant in Elizabeth City around 62

October 13, 2017 5:08 AM 2 N.C. prison employees dead, several injured in escape attempt, authorities say

ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. -- Two North Carolina prison employees were killed and several others hurt when inmates at a sewing plant started a fire in an unsuccessful escape attempt Thursday, authorities said. They didn't disclose how the employees were killed at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City. Three other prison employees remain 94

October 7, 2017 10:00 AM Trump's ardent pro-gun stance is new, but will Las Vegas force him to give ground?

He wrote in favor of an assault weapons ban and a “slightly longer” waiting period before gun purchases in a 2000 book, and accused Republicans of walking “the NRA line.” And even as he rebranded himself a “2nd Amendment maven” in 2013, he sounded conflicted, suggesting he favored expanded background checks. No one on either side of the gun debate seems 57

October 1, 2017 1:08 PM Quietly and with little attention, O.J. Simpson is released from prison early Sunday morning

Moments after he became eligible for parole, O.J. Simpson was released from a Nevada prison early Sunday morning after serving nine years for a 2007 robbery and kidnapping incident in Las Vegas. The Hall of Fame football player left Lovelock Correctional Center with an unidentified driver at 12:08 a.m., Brooke Keast, a spokeswoman for the Nevada Department 49

October 1, 2017 2:22 AM Prisons official says it appears O.J. Simpson being moved

LAS VEGAS -- A prisons official says it appears O.J. Simpson is being moved ahead of his release on parole as early as Monday from a prison in Nevada, possibly near Las Vegas. Nevada Department of Corrections public inmate records provided no information Saturday about Simpson's custody status or location. Prisons spokeswoman Brooke Keast says that usually 66

September 30, 2017 2:35 PM Turkey opens military training base in Somalia capital

MOGADISHU, Somalia – The Turkish government has opened a military training base, its largest in Africa, in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. The Turkish chief of staff Gen. Hulusi Akar and Somali Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire inaugurated the newly-constructed facility on Saturday. Khaire thanked Turkey for "unwavering" support to help Somalia rebuild 52

August 22, 2017 3:39 AM When You Already Have 35 Political Parties, What’s 63 More?

Tired of corruption and dysfunction, Brazilians are forming new parties dedicated to everything from fighting illegal dog breeders to electing a soccer coach president. SÃO PAULO - The list of hopefuls includes the Brazilian Military Party (which wants to privatize prisons), the Christian Ecological Party (they worry about despoiling God’s planet), and the Sport 64

August 8, 2017 10:46 PM Report: Inmate used hole to pass between high-security cells

DAYTON, Ohio – An investigative report says a hole between high-security cells at an Ohio prison was so big an inmate was able to shimmy through to play cards with prisoners next door but it wasn't discovered until an inmate was killed. The State Highway Patrol report released this month says the hole wasn't discovered until inmate Casey Pigge (pihj) 50