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Disgraced Hey Dad! actor and convicted child sex offender Robert Hughes granted parole

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Disgraced Hey Dad! actor and convicted child sex offender Robert Hughes has been granted parole and will be deported to the United Kingdom after his release from jail this month. Hughes, who starred as Martin Kelly in...

Dominic Raab rebukes Parole Board for release of Baby P’s mother

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Dominic Raab has launched a scathing attack on the Parole Board after it rejected his appeal against the decision to free the mother of Baby P, who died after months of abuse. The justice secretary had claimed that th...

‘I was brainwashed’: Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik appears before parole hearing – video

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The Norwegian far-right killer behind the country’s worst peacetime massacre has appeared in court asking to be released on parole after serving 10 years in prison in near-isolation for murdering 77 people in a bomb a...

Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik appears before parole hearing

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Anders Breivik, the Norwegian far-right mass murderer behind the country’s worst peacetime massacre, has appeared in court asking to be released on parole after serving 10 years in prison in near isolation for killing...

Jacob Zuma ordered to return to jail from medical parole

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South Africa’s high court has ordered the former president Jacob Zuma to return to jail after setting aside a decision to release him on medical parole. The 79-year-old is serving a 15-month sentence for contempt of c...

OJ Simpson a ‘completely free man’ after parole ends in Nevada

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OJ Simpson is a free man. The 74-year-old former football hero and actor, acquitted California murder defendant and convicted Las Vegas armed robber was granted good behavior credits and discharged from parole effect...

California synagogue killer not allowed to speak as he gets life without parole

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A 22-year-old white supremacist was denied a chance to address a courtroom before a judge sentenced him Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for bursting into a southern California synagogue on...

Maryland newspaper gunman gets five life sentences without parole

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A man who killed five people at a newspaper in Maryland was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five life sentences without the possibility of parole. The Anne Arundel county judge Michael Wachs ordered the sentence fo...

Sirhan Sirhan: Robert Kennedy’s oldest son condemns killer’s possible parole

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Former congressman Joseph P Kennedy II, the oldest son of Robert F Kennedy, has denounced the possible parole of Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of killing his father in California in 1968. “Two commissioners of the...

Sirhan Sirhan: six Kennedy children condemn decision to grant killer parole

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Six children of Robert F Kennedy have condemned the decision to grant parole to Sirhan Sirhan, the man who shot and killed the New York senator as he ran for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1968. “He took o...

Sirhan Sirhan, man who assassinated Robert F Kennedy, granted parole

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The man who killed Robert F Kennedy was granted parole on Friday after two of the former attorney general, senator and presidential hopeful’s sons spoke in favor of release and prosecutors declined to argue he should ...

Killer of two schoolgirls in 1980s can be freed, Parole Board rules

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A man who raped and killed two schoolgirls can be freed from prison, the Parole Board has said. Colin Pitchfork was jailed for life after strangling 15-year-olds Lynda Mann and Dawn Ashworth in Leicestershire in 1983 ...

Bill Cosby parole petition denied after he refuses therapy for sexual offenders

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The Pennsylvania parole board has turned down comedian Bill Cosby’s petition to be released from a 10-year prison sentence for aggravated indecent assault, citing his refusal to participate in a therapy program for se...

US supreme court declines to limit life without parole sentences for minors

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The newly conservative-leaning US supreme court has declined to place new limits on sentencing juveniles to life in prison with no chance of parole, marking a break with the court’s previous rulings which had been gra...