Prison

KHOU.Com is reporting that a Texas teenager pled guilty to three counts of bank robbery, after his mother identified him to the FBI. 19-year old Anthony Blue has been sentenced to approximately five years in federal prison. Read More

Incarcerated rapper Ja Rule is facing disciplinary action after breaking prison rules by calling two radio stations on his birthday. http://www.blackamericaweb.com/?q=articles/entertainment/blak_music_month/37810

I’m 23 years old and I have a 3year old daughter.  I’ve been with the father of my child for 10 years and he has been incarcerated for the past 3 years and will be released in June of next year. http://bossip.com/515927/dear-bossip-my-childs-father-is-in-prison-im-sleeping-with-my-neighbor-i-want-more-with-him/

via: myfoxhouston.com HOUSTON – No more “getting away with murder” in the Lone Star State: that’s the message from the Texas Legislature. The state Senate passed a bill on Wednesday – one previously approved by the House – that would take probation off the table for defendants convicted of first degree murder. The result: automatic […]

From our sister station TheBoxHouston.com: Former Roc star Actor Charles S. Dutton joined the Madd Hatta Morning Show to share his inspirational story, From Jail to Yale, a stageplay which sheds light on him being in and out of prison from ages 12-26.

A Houston man who served 30 years in prison for a rape and robbery he did not commit had his conviction overturned Tuesday after having served 30 years in prison, more time than any other DNA exoneree in his state. Cornelius Dupree Jr., 51, was formally cleared of the aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon conviction […]

After a lengthy attempt to appeal his 2008 conviction on three counts of failure to file income taxes — one that included a motion for a new trial — U.S. District Court Judge William T. Hodges has issued a 17-page order  that says the “Blade” star must surrender to authorities and serve his three-year prison […]

Former City Councilwoman Monica Conyers has both entertained and shamed Detroit with her antics for years. Now, after a number of delays, she’s finally scheduled to report to federal prison. http://www.myfoxdetroit.com/dpp/news/local/deadline-for-conyers-to-report-to-prison-is-friday-20100909-mr

VIA EURWEB.com: Ron Isley sat down with Vibe magazine to discuss his 37-month federal prison sentence for tax evasion, plans for a new album featuring the likes of Lauryn Hill, T.I. and Aretha Franklin, his relationship with R. Kelly and more… VIBE: How’d you bide your time while you were incarcerated? Ron Isley: My job […]

VIA EURWEB.com: Unfortunately for Wesley Snipes he’s going to have to serve three years in federal prison because he lost  his appeal on a conviction of tax evasion. The action actor was first found guilty in 2008 of dodging more than $15 million in taxes on income earned during the peak of his career. Snipes’ […]

The trustee in Michael Vick’s bankruptcy case wants the return of at least $2 million that the NFL quarterback gave to friends and family members in the months before he was sent to federal prison for running a dogfighting operation. A complaint filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Newport News says Vick knew he was […]

VIA HipHopWired: The King’s back.  Not that one.  One of the legendary Kings Of R&B, Ron “Mr. Biggs” Isley has been released from prison after serving three years for tax evasion. Speaking with comedian Steve Harvey, Isley said, “I’m overjoyed to be home and to be able to do everything that I want to do.  […]