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Elderly Criminal Prefers Life In Jail

By The Associated Press


CHICAGO (AP) — An ex-con who spent most of his adult life in behind bars on Thursday got what he said he wanted for robbing a suburban Chicago bank. The 74-year-old gets to go back to the place he called home — prison.

Telling Walter Unbehaun he frightened a teller by showing her a revolver tucked in his pants during the 2013 heist, a federal judge imposed a 3 1/2 year prison sentence, citing the man’s lengthy rap sheet that includes crimes from home invasion to kidnapping.

“This is not the first time you’ve inspired fear,” Judge Sharon Johnson Coleman said, repeatedly scolding the high-school dropout and part-time bathtub repairman.

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Taraji P. Henson : ‘I Don’t Want A Fan, I Want A Man’

By Tonya Pendleton, BlackAmericaWeb.com  

She may have been killed off on Person of Interest but that didn’t stop Taraji P. Henson’s flow. She wanted to be written out because she wanted to pursure movies while roles were there for the post-40 actress. Not only did she just host BET’s Celebration of Gospel 2014, she’s in three movies this year, she’s also scored the lead for the Fox show Empire, created by Oscar-nominated director Lee Daniels.

We caught up with the single mother, Oscar nominee and Howard graduate to talk life, love and her latest movie, the golf drama From The Rough.

Blackamericaweb.com: Tell me about the new movie you have coming out.

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