Category: prison

A man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting with…

A man who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for shooting with intent to kill and robbery requested that his sentence was extended to 33 years, to match Larry Bird’s NBA jersey number. The request was granted.

At the age of 16, Mark Whalberg served 45 days in prison for…

At the age of 16, Mark Whalberg served 45 days in prison for attempted murder after beating a middle-aged Vietnamese man to unconscious while calling him “Vietnamese f**king sh*t”.

Photo : Eva Rinaldi / wikipedia

Man falsely imprisoned for 10 years, uses prison library to…

Man falsely imprisoned for 10 years, uses prison library to study law and have his conviction overturned. Becomes a lawyer and is now helping overturn other false convictions.

Juan Catalan spent nearly 6 months in jail for the murder of a…

Juan Catalan spent nearly 6 months in jail for the murder of a teenage girl until his lawyer found unused footage from HBO’s ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’·that proved he’d been at a Dodger’s game with his 6-year-old daughter.

Photo : AP / Daily Mail

Sympathizing with Kim Jong-un, leader of North Korea, is an…

Sympathizing with Kim Jong-un, leader of North Korea, is an illegal act in South Korea. Even blogging can land you in jail.

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Gangster John Dillinger reportedly once escaped from prison by…

Gangster John Dillinger reportedly once escaped from prison by carving a potato into the shape of a pistol.

After Sitting Bull was released from prison, he joined the…

After Sitting Bull was released from prison, he joined the Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show making $50 per week for riding once around the arena. Quickly getting annoyed with the audience, he quit and returned to his people saying: “I would rather die an Indian than live a White man.”

There was a prison warden in Louisiana so loved that when he…

There was a prison warden in Louisiana so loved that when he retired, 100 inmates pooled together their money to throw him a party.

The moment Brian Banks is exonerated after 6 years of prison…

The moment Brian Banks is exonerated after 6 years of prison after his alleged rape victim admits it never happened.

Muhammad Ali was stripped of his heavyweight title, had his…

Muhammad Ali was stripped of his heavyweight title, had his passport revoked and faced a five-year prison term for refusing to serve in the U.S. Armed Services at the height of the Vietnam War. “I ain’t got no quarrel with those Vietcong,” he said. “They never called me n****r.”

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