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Baton Rouge crime: Police book felon in shooting; 13 booked on DWI suspicion - The Advocate

2014-11-28
Baton Rouge crime: Police book felon in shooting; 13 booked on DWI suspicionThe AdvocateWashington, 9209 Great Smokey Ave., Baton Rouge, was booked into Parish Prison early Wednesday on counts of attempted second-degree murder, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.

Police: Convicted felon shot neighbor with gun stolen during 2012 robbery - WBXH

2014-11-28
Police: Convicted felon shot neighbor with gun stolen during 2012 robberyWBXHA gun that was reported stolen during a 2012 armed robbery was purchased by a convicted felon and used in a recent shooting, officials say. Two years ago, the Baton Rouge Police Department investigated an attempted armed robbery that ended in gunfire.and more »

'Felon With No High School Degree' Finds Fairytale Thanksgiving On Craigslist - Huffington Post

2014-11-25
New York Daily News'Felon With No High School Degree' Finds Fairytale Thanksgiving On CraigslistHuffington PostIf you're looking for someone special to spend Thanksgiving with, you might want to try posting an ad on Craigslist. That's what Nashville resident Nick Schmidt did, and the self-described "28 year old felon with no high school degree, and a dirty old ...Ex-felon in Tenn. gets Thanksgiving date through CraigslistNew York Daily News'Ex-felon' offers himself up on Craiglist as the worst possible Thanksgiving ...Daily MailThis felon wants to be your Thanksgiving date from hellNew York PostFOX 47 News -WZTVall 33 news articles »

Police: Lansing teen used felon's gun in fatal shooting - Lansing State Journal

2014-11-26
Lansing State JournalPolice: Lansing teen used felon's gun in fatal shootingLansing State JournalLANSING – A convicted felon has been charged with possessing the gun a 13-year-old boy used to accidentally kill himself earlier this month. Alfred Otis Tate, 51, was arraigned Wednesday in 54A District Court on two gun charges —possession of a weapon ...

Felon admits trying to re-enter the US - wivb.com

2014-11-26
wivb.comFelon admits trying to re-enter the USwivb.comBUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - A convicted felon admitted to trying to re-enter the United States, at the Rainbow Bridge, in June. Fernando DeAzevedo Melo, 46, was previously removed from the US because of a previous felony conviction. DeAzevedo Melo needed ...and more »

McCarthy-era felon: Lies doomed me - Tribune-Review

2014-11-27
McCarthy-era felon: Lies doomed meTribune-Review“I don't like the fact that I'm a convicted felon,” said Moskowitz, who was found guilty of conspiracy to obstruct justice for lying to federal investigators who were looking into a suspected spy plot. Newspaper clippings from her 1950 arrest show ...and more »

Convicted felon sought after KP 777 armed robbery - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

2014-11-26
Convicted felon sought after KP 777 armed robberyColumbus Ledger-EnquirerDavis appeared in a preliminary court hearing for aggravated assault and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon charges on July 23. He was charged with forcing his girlfriend to play Russian Roulette with him after she asked him to move out, ...

Accused felon hired to teach at APS school - KRQE News 13

2014-11-26
Accused felon hired to teach at APS schoolKRQE News 13ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – How does a high profile fraud suspect, out on bond, awaiting trial on multiple felonies, end up in a public school classroom? “I've seen a lot of good and bad over eight years, but this is truly horrifying,” Marty Esquivel with the ...and more »

The Racist Origins of Felon Disenfranchisement - New York Times

2014-11-19
New York TimesThe Racist Origins of Felon DisenfranchisementNew York TimesThe disenfranchisement laws flourished in both Northern and Southern states where large black populations were cast in the role of eternal outsiders, and proposals for allowing former felons to vote were often cast as heralding the end of civilization.and more »

Chavez recieves sentencing for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon - St. Augustine Record

2014-11-26
Chavez recieves sentencing for possession of a firearm by a convicted felonSt. Augustine RecordLilly Ann Chavez was sentenced to 364 days in a county jail and 60 months probation Tuesday by Judge Michael Traynor after being found guilty for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Traynor credited the jail sentence for Chavez, 44, with 15 ...