jailtime

  • Priest accused of groping teenage girl is released from jail

    MORRISTOWN, N.J. (AP) — A newly ordained Roman Catholic priest accused of groping a 13-year-old girl under her skirt won’t have to remain in jail while the charges are pending in New Jersey. A judge ruled Wednesday, rejecting requests from Morris County prosecutors that the Rev. Marcin Nurek remain...
  • James Cromwell serving a little jail time!

    Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell has been sentenced to jail for refusing to pay fines related to his arrest at a protest at a New York power plant. The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports  a town judge in Wawayanda on Thursday sentenced the 77-year-old Cromwell to seven days in jail....
  • If you Don’t Sing our National Anthem, You’ll just Pay For it, Literally!

    Philippines citizens may need to start exercising their vocal chords. The country’s House of Representatives has approved a bill requiring members of the public to sing the country’s national anthem, Lupang Hinirang, “with fervor” whenever it is played publicly. Those who are convicted of violating the proposed law could...
  • Ex-Chicago Public School Superintendent Will Do Prison Time!!

    The Chicago Tribune, intially reported that Barbara Byrd-Bennett, had four years handed down to him from a Chicago Magistrate judge. She received the jail time for scheming to collect kickback returns from no-bid city contracts, which were worth multi-millions. Her bribery is prevalent among individuals in political positions. Two...