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Spending Mental Health Reduces Crimes: Study

Each dollar a state spends on mental health care brings down 25 cents in its jail expenditures by reducing its inmate population, a new study found. The findings, published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, suggest that 35 of the 44 states analyzed could reduce jail populations by spending more on public inpatient mental health care while maintaining their ...

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Attender Who Killed Class 12 Girl Student in Bangalore Traced, Nabbed

Bangalore police were able to arrest the accused school attender Mahesh (41) from his relative’s home in Byatarayanapura on Mysore Road today, Wednesday, after the sensational murder case of a 17-year-old PUC second year girl student came to light. Mahesh was accused of killing the girl with a country-made weapon for spurning his advances on the night she was killed ...

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Jackie Chan’s son gets six months’ jail for drug crime

Chinese movie star Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee Chan was sentenced to six months in jail Friday for a drug-related crime here. Beijing’s Dongcheng District People’s Court also fined Jaycee 2,000 yuan ($326) after convicting him of providing a venue for drug users, Xinhua reported. His trial started earlier in the day. On Aug 14, 2014, Beijing police detained various people, including ...

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Waiter claiming links with underworld threatens to kill Madhuri Dixit’s sons

A 23-year-old waiter of a Mumbai restaurant who threatened Madhuri Dixit with dire consequences and also to kill her two sons, was arrested by police and produced before the court. “The accused was today produced before a court which remanded him in police custody till tomorrow,” said Sunil Ghosalkar, Senior Inspector at Cyber Police Station in suburban Bandra, according to ...

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Indian-American millionaire beats girlfriend 117 times, but ducks jail

Gurbaksh Chahal, India-born CEO of RadiumOne, a Silicon Valley company focusing on real-time advertising across web, mobile and Facebook, has dodged jail time even after beating his girlfriend 117 times. Chahal, 31, pleaded guilty to misdemeanour, domestic violence and battery charges last week, dodging 45 felony counts for the videotaped 30-minute beating of his girlfriend, The Huffington Post reported. But ...

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Telugu hero Balakrishna’s house burgled, 300 grams gold stolen

Telugu movie hero Nandamuri Balakrishna’s house has been burgled and gold ornaments worth 300 grams valued at about Rs 900,000, just days after the release of his latest flick “Adhinayakudu”, which has grossed good collections at box office, giving respite to an agitated actor running into old age. Known as Balayya, the actor’s Banjara Hills residence was robbed by an ...

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Amanda Knox freed, who’s guilty then?

The sensational murder trial of British university exchange student Meredith Kerchner by her roommates Amanda Knox, Rudy Guede and Raffaele Sollecito in November 2007 took a twist on Monday with the jury acquitting Amanda and her friend. Kercher was a Leeds University student from Coulsdon in Surrey in 2007 when she was killed in Perugia. Her roommates and Rudy were ...

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