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Lennon's killer denied parole for 7th time in NY

John Lennon's killer was denied release from prison in his seventh appearance before a parole board, New York corrections officials said. Mark David Chapman, 57, was denied parole by a three-member board after a hearing Wednesday, the state Department of Corrections said Thursday. The transcript of his latest hearing wasn't immediately released.


Charles Manson denied parole

Charles Manson

Notorious killer Charles Manson, 77, was denied parole Wednesday after a California parole panel "could find nothing good as far as suitability" for his being paroled, a commissioner said.


Ex-Tyco CEO loses parole bid in New York

Former Tyco International Ltd. CEO L. Dennis Kozlowski has lost a bid to get out of the New York prison where he's serving time for taking millions of dollars in unauthorized bonuses....


Paroled American Lori Berenson arrives in US to spend holidays with family in NYC

Lori Berenson

Paroled American Lori Berenson, who stirred international controversy when she was convicted of aiding Peruvian guerrillas, arrived in the United States Tuesday morning for her first visit home since Peruvian authorities arrested her in 1995.


Malcolm X assassin Hagan freed on parole in NYC

Malcolm X assassin Hagan freed on parole in NYC

The only man to admit shooting Malcolm X was freed on parole Tuesday, 45 years after he assassinated the civil rights leader. Thomas Hagan, the last man still serving time in the 1965 killing, was freed from a Manhattan prison where he spent two days a week under a work-release program, state Department of Correctional Services spokeswoman Linda Foglia said....


California makes parole easier

California makes parole easier

California's budget crisis and overcrowded prisons have led to a new reality for thousands of convicted felons: parole is getting ...


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