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Fourth Calif. federal prison worker charged with sex abuse

Jan. 19, 2022 15:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fourth worker at a federal women’s prison in California has been charged with sexually abusing an inmate. His arrest comes months after the prison's warden was arrested on similar charges. James Theodore Highhouse, a corrections worker and chaplain at FCI...

Today in History

Dec. 28, 2021 00:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 28, the 362nd day of 2021. There are three days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 28, 2014, the war in Afghanistan, fought for 13 bloody years and still raging, came to a formal end with...

Liquor distribution exec sentenced to prison in college scam

Dec. 16, 2021 16:32 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The chief executive of a California liquor distribution company who authorities say paid $500,000 to get her son into college as a bogus athletic recruit was sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment on Thursday. Marci Palatella, 66,of Hillsborough, California, was...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Dec. 10, 2021 13:13 PM EST

Barre-Montpelier Times Argus. December 9, 2021. Editorial: Wisdom The governor is feeling tested these days. He is getting pushback from Vermonters who feel he and his administration are not doing enough to further mitigate the positive cases of COVID that are...

Varsity Truce: Last parent in college bribery scandal pleads

Dec. 10, 2021 10:12 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The last parent ensnared in Operation Varsity Blues — the captivating nationwide college admissions bribery scandal — has agreed to plead guilty, federal prosecutors said. Authorities said I-Hsin “Joey" Chen, 67, of Newport Beach, California, paid $75,000 to...

Ex-media CEO sentenced to prison in college admissions scam

Dec. 09, 2021 16:40 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The former chief executive of a media company who authorities say paid more than $500,000 to get her two children into elite universities as bogus athletic recruits was sentenced to six weeks' imprisonment Thursday. Elisabeth Kimmel, 57, of Las Vegas, was the 29th...

3rd worker at federal prison charged with sexual misconduct

Dec. 03, 2021 18:35 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal correctional officer at a women’s prison in California was charged Friday with sexually abusing an inmate, just months after the prison’s warden was arrested for similar conduct. The officer, John Russell Bellhouse, is the latest employee...

Workers at federal prisons are committing some of the crimes

Nov. 14, 2021 11:26 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 100 federal prison workers have been arrested, convicted or sentenced for crimes since the start of 2019, including a warden indicted for sexual abuse, an associate warden charged with murder, guards taking cash to smuggle drugs and weapons, and supervisors...

California parent gets 6 weeks prison in admissions scandal

Nov. 10, 2021 18:57 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A California parent was sentenced Wednesday to six weeks in prison and 250 hours of community service in connection with the sweeping college admissions scandal. Homayoun Zadeh, 60, of Calabasas, was also ordered to pay more than $8,000 in restitution and...

Former USC official pleads guilty in college bribery scheme

Nov. 05, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former athletics official at the University of Southern California pleaded guilty Friday to her role in the college admissions bribery scandal, legal filings show. Donna Heinel, the school's former senior associate athletic director, pleaded in U.S....