Two injured in prison fires

GOLDSBORO, NC- Inmates at the Neuse Correctional Institution in Goldsboro, North Carolina set fires Sunday in a disturbance which led to the injury of one prison staff member and an inmate. Two separate fires were set by a small group of inmates at around 4.30 p.m. before being brought under control by correction and law…


President Barack Obama commutes the jail sentences of 102

WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Barack Obama on Thursday commuted the jail sentences of 102 people imprisoned on drug convictions, including several from the Pittsburgh area. Anthony P. Flemming, 39, of Pittsburgh was convicted on charges including cocaine possession and intent to distribute. He was sentenced to 188 months, or more than 15 years, imprisonment and five…