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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. Heath, 31, of Denmark, July 11, violation of bail conditions, no bail listed as of July 14, Oxford County Sheriff's Office. Elliot Delgado-Acevedo, 22, of Parsonfield, July 11, violation of bail conditions, failure to stop for an officer, operating without a license,...

2008-07-12 12:00:15

By Amy L. Edwards and Walter Pacheco, The Orlando Sentinel, Fla. Jul. 12--Judges have long put restrictions on defendants' rights while they await trial. Some people are forbidden from having guns in their homes. Others can't drive. Some can't have contact with children or estranged spouses. Now, as law-enforcement agencies are turning more frequently to the Internet to catch sexual predators and other criminals, judges across Central Florida are barring defendants from logging on to the...

2008-07-03 00:00:27

By LEN WELLS, Courier & Press correspondent (618) 842-2159 or lenwells@wabash.net The Illinois Department of Professional Regulation has placed the license of a Norris City physician on indefinite probation. Dr. Hung Nguyen's license to practice medicine was placed on probation after federal investigators found during a probe last fall that Nguyen "failed to properly supervise a physician's assistant, and failed to properly evaluate patients." In late September, FBI and Drug...

2008-06-25 09:02:38

A U.S. district court judge ruled that an Indiana law allowing warrantless monitoring of former sex offenders' Internet activity was unconstitutionally broad. The law, passed by Indiana General Assembly and set to take effect next Tuesday, would have amended the state's sexual predator code to include a provision requiring convicted sex offenders to sign a waiver allowing authorities to watch their Internet usage even after they had finished their sentences, probation and parole, The...

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2008-05-14 13:30:00

Although GPS technology has become popular among drivers who use the devices to map out their destinations, U.S. authorities are turning to GPS surveillance to monitor repeat offenders in hopes of stopping potential crime before it happens.Authorities in different states across the country are expanding beyond GPS' earlier use to track sex offenders. Now, they can be used to track the movement of gang members on probation, people accused of violence against women, and even students who skip...

2006-10-23 06:00:36

By Nichole Aksamit, Omaha World-Herald, Neb. Oct. 23--According to recently released documents, officials with the Nebraska Health and Human Services System issued the following allegations and disciplinary actions in June, July and August against medical professionals licensed in Nebraska: --Fined Omaha dentist Dr. Ali Akkoseoglu $10,000, suspended him for 45 days and ordered him to take courses in dental record-keeping and diagnosis, dental X-ray use and interpretation and professional...

2006-09-05 16:44:18

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A California judge on Tuesday sentenced singer Victor Willis, who dressed as the policeman in the hit 1970s disco band The Village People, to three years probation on drug and gun possession charges. Willis, who co-wrote some of the band's biggest hits such as "YMCA" and "In the Navy," pleaded no contest and got a suspended three-year, eight-month prison sentence on condition that he complete a 30-day drug treatment program at the Betty Ford Center in...

2006-06-13 15:38:55

By Amanda Beck WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Rep. Patrick Kennedy, a member of one of America's most famous political dynasties, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to driving under the influence of prescription drugs when he crashed his car near the U.S. Capitol last month. Kennedy, 38, a Rhode Island Democrat, is the son of Massachusetts Democrat Sen. Edward Kennedy and a nephew of former President John F. Kennedy. He has publicly acknowledged a long struggle with drug dependency and bipolar...

2006-04-05 12:03:26

MIAMI (Reuters) - Embattled former baseball star Dwight Gooden chose on Wednesday to go to prison for a year and a day rather than enter a drug rehabilitation facility after using cocaine while on probation, court officials in Tampa said. Gooden, a Tampa native who won the National League Cy Young Award in 1985, had been on probation since he fled from police after a traffic stop in 2004. Submission to regular drug tests was one of the conditions of his probation and he was sent to...

2006-04-05 11:47:39

MIAMI (Reuters) - Embattled former baseball star Dwight Gooden chose on Wednesday to go to prison for a year and a day rather than enter a drug rehabilitation facility after using cocaine while on probation, court officials in Tampa said. Gooden, a Tampa native who won the National League Cy Young Award in 1985, had been on probation since he fled from police after a traffic stop in 2004. Submission to regular drug tests was one of the conditions of his probation and he was sent to...