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Obama calls for shorter sentences for nonviolent convicts

...Obama planned to put a personal face on the nation's mushrooming prison population with a visit El Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside of Oklahoma City - the first visit to a federal prison by a sitting U.S. president.The assertive...
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Obama visits prison to call for a fairer justice system

...mistakes that aren't that different than the mistakes I made."Obama came to the medium-security El Reno Federal Correctional Institution near Oklahoma City to press his case that the nation needs to reconsider the way crime is controlled and...
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Obama commutes sentences for 46

...Philadelphia, he is to become the first sitting president to visit a federal prison when he goes to the El Reno Federal Correctional Institution outside of Oklahoma City on Thursday. He'll meet with both law enforcement officials and inmates.In...
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Kohring, Kott return to Alaska

...sporting hair long enough for a ponytail he grew to protest his prosecution. Kott was in prison at the federal correctional institution in Sheridan. He was confined nearly a year and a half. "Excitement isn't the right word," said his...
Former VECO head goes to prison

...Prisons spokesman Edmond Ross said Bill Allen arrived Tuesday morning at the low-security Terminal Island federal correctional institution. Allen is the former chief executive of oil field services company VECO Corp. who pleaded guilty to bribery...
Kott asks for release from federal prison

...vouching" for the evidence, but were harmless to Kott in any event. Kott is currently an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Sheridan, Ore. He is scheduled for release in May 2013. Kott had originally been scheduled to stand...


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