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NCAA places Mississippi State on three years probation

Mississippi State has been placed on three years’ probation by the NCAA after an investigation determined a part-time student tutor completed coursework for 10 football players and one men’s basketball player in an online course. Penalties include vacating an unspecified number of wins from the 2018 football season and the 2018-19 men’s basketball season. Ten football players will miss eight games in the upcoming season.

Idaho judge orders woman to wear charm bracelet on probation

Judges have a lot of discretion when it comes to handing out sentences, but some experts say a recent Idaho case where a woman was ordered to wear a charm bracelet is particularly unusual. Jennifer Fanopoulos was sentenced in Boise’s U.S. District Court earlier this month for using fraud to obtain illegal drugs. U.S. District Judge Edward Lodge sentenced her to three years of probation and ordered her to wear a charm bracelet with pictures of her kids to deter drug use.

Uber wins back license in London – but is put on probation

A London court has granted ride-hailing firm Uber a license to keep operating in the capital, accepting the firm’s assertions that its corporate culture had changed and that it should be allowed to keep driving on the streets of London.

Mellencamp son Speck gets probation after Indiana arrest

A son of rocker John Mellencamp has been ordered to serve about six months of probation and perform 25 hours of community service after pleading guilty to public intoxication following his July arrest in Indiana.

Poor offenders pay high price when probation turns on profit

Probation is supposed to substitute for jail or prison, requiring offenders to report regularly and maintain good behavior. But in a fast-growing county outside Nashville and more than a dozen states, probation for misdemeanors is a profit-making – and increasingly contentious – venture.

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago Several “delinquent and dependent children” had been sent to farm homes after an appeal was published in the paper seeking farmers willing to take on the children.

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago The city’s juvenile probation officer was attempting to place several delinquent lads on ranches for the summer.