'Fairbanks Four' wants convictions overturned

...sentenced in the death 18 years ago of John Hartman. Three of those convicted are still serving time while Roberts is out on parole.They are seeking post-conviction relief in a civil proceeding in Fairbanks Superior Court that could last a month. If successful...
Prison worker who helped killers escape gets up to 7 years

...Sweat.Matt was serving 25 years to life for the killing and dismembering of his former boss. Sweat was serving life without parole for killing a sheriff's deputy in 2002.The pair eluded more than 1,000 searchers who combed the thick woods and bogs of...
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Parole Board votes to change Department of Corrections rules

ANCHORAGE - The state's Parole Board has passed proposed changes to Department...changes, victims would be able to attend parole hearings, which are largely kept secret from the public. Parole Board Executive Director Jeff Edwards says...
Man who got life for marijuana charge goes free in Missouri sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed...At the time, the life-with-no-parole sentence was allowed under a Missouri...Mizanskey to argue for his freedom before a parole board, which granted the request in August...
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Police & Fire for Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2015

...block of Teal Street for criminal trespass, and he was also served with two outstanding Alaska State Trooper warrants for a parole violation and witness tampering. He was taken to LCCC without bail.? At 10:25 p.m. Saturday, a local tug boat owner...
Pollard to be freed; analyst spied for Israel passions, has been granted parole and will be released from prison in November...on Tuesday, told reporters Pollard's parole was "not at all" connected. And Israeli...Pollard's prosecution entitled him to parole after serving 30 years of his life sentence...
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Center caters to people leaving prison

...necessary certifications to be considered a treatment facility, Southside strictly works on re-entry - many of the tenants are on parole or wear ankle monitors.Southside's model most closely resembles a halfway house. Halfway houses take people who are finishing...
Parolee flees police, arrested on Fritz Cove beach

...apprehend him for violating conditions of his parole.About five Juneau police officers swarmed...JPD officers accompanied two probation/parole officers to remand Mendoza back to Lemon...clear for which case Mendoza is still on parole, nor what the alleged condition violation...
Woman gets life sentence in granddaughter's running death in prison without the possibility of parole.Joyce Hardin Garrard, the diminutive...jury's recommendation of life without parole, rather than death by lethal injection...not getting off lightly."Life without parole in the state of Alabama means you come...
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Parolee flees police, arrested on beach

...they tried to apprehend him for violating conditions of his parole.About five Juneau police officers swarmed Fritz Cove Road...Tuesday when two JPD officers accompanied two probation/parole officers to remand Mendoza back to Lemon Creek Correctional...


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