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Driver Arrested Under Ohio Law Making 'Hidden' Compartments A Felony
Ohio police arrested a driver because his car contained a compartment that could theoretically store illegal drugs, though no drugs were found at the time. Read more...
Carlos Santana Reunites With Homeless Former Bandmate
Maybe the most incredible reunion story ever, and just in time for the holidays... Read more...
One Month In Jail For Possession Of Soap
A New York couple spent nearly a month in jail after a Pennsylvania state trooper mistakenly identified two bricks of homemade soap for cocaine. Read more...
Report: NYC Inmate Costs Exceed 4 Years At Harvard
Average cost per inmate — $167,731 a year — is more than four years of Ivy League tuition Read more...
Thirty Greenpeace activists remain jailed in Russia facing possible piracy charges after they attempted to board Russia’s first Arctic offshore oil rig. Read more...

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A young Norwegian woman faces jail after she reported being raped in Dubai, UAE to police there. Should U.S. politicians be accepting donations in light of this case? Read more...
After serving 10 days of her 15-day sentence for trespassing during a protest against fracking, activist Sandra Steingraber was released from the Schuyler County jail in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Watch Steingraber’s supporters greet her with flowers, cheers and song. Read more...
How dangerous chemicals and fracking contaminate our land, our health and the energy debate. Read more...
Two People Barricade Themselves Inside Keystone XL Pipe To Halt Construction... Read more...
There were five of them, not even men yet, accused of a violent rape. They were prosecuted aggressively by district attorneys and vilified by a tabloid press, then sent to prison for as many as 13 years. In 1989, the case of the Central Read more...