Latest Probation Stories

2008-09-16 12:00:39

Prosecutors say a New York woman was sentenced to three years probation for poisoning a housemate by putting eye drops in his ice tea.

2008-08-30 02:10:50

An Orem, Utah, film-sanitizer has been sentenced to 44 days in jail after he was convicted of having a one-minute sexual encounter with two underage girls.

2008-08-17 00:00:09

One of the brothers who survived a tiger attack at the San Francisco Zoo has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for violation of probation.

2008-08-11 09:01:26

By Paul Franz An enrollment counselor at J.P. McCaskey High School remains on the job after being convicted of possessing drug paraphernalia. Steven Dinnocenti, 47, of the 600 block of West Chestnut Street, was arrested and charged April 14, 2007.

2008-08-10 15:00:30

Two people have avoided jail for their involvement in an unprovoked attack that left a Christchurch man brain- injured.

2008-08-06 09:00:27

Duxbury Two Duxbury teens charged in June with breaking into a high school shed received pretrial probation and community service. Charges of larceny from a building, defacing property, underage possession of alcohol and a reduced charge of misdemeanor break-in against George D.

2008-07-31 12:00:33

By Chris Lynett, The Citizens' Voice, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Jul. 31--Attorney General Tom Corbett announced Wednesday authorities are reviewing the Myspace.com accounts of 185 Pennsylvania sex offenders to see if they violated terms of their probation or parole by using the popular socializing Web site.

2008-07-30 15:00:36

AN internet pervert who arranged meetings with an undercover police officer he thought was a young girl has escaped jail. Father-of-one John McKee, 36, arranged two rendezvous through chat rooms, text messages and an internet messaging service with a 14-year-old girl who he knew as Katie.

2008-07-22 03:00:34

By Molly McMillin, The Wichita Eagle, Kan. Jul. 22--The Machinists union says Hawker Beechcraft is making "unlawful threats" to new workers who might walk off the job in the event of a strike.

2008-07-15 15:00:24

PARIS - The following arrests were recorded at the Oxford County Jail: Naomi J. Waterman, 32, of Sumner, July 11, theft, violation of bail conditions, no bail listed as of July 14, Oxford Police Department. Christopher C.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]