Hope you caught "A Life of Crime" on News 3 at Five. If not, watch at 11pm, or check out the story on the main website. Our story was only a few minutes long, but the inmates spoke for more than 40 minutes in total. So we decided to put up their entire talks here.
Ramon came to the US from Cuba as a child, and has spent close to three decades on the inside.
Rick Pt. 1 (7:30)
Rick gave up a promising future for fast money.
Rick Pt. 2 (6:35)
Rick shares the story of his prison buddy "KitKatt."
Theresa's brush with crime has had serious physical and emotional costs.
Brian says its tough to be white behind bars.
We were having problems with Joey's mic, so there was not a lot of him in our TV story. That's unfortunate, because Joey gave some of the most uplifting comments of the night.
Hampton was a special guest that night. Her story was not included in our TV story. She is not a prisoner, but she is an example of how even after making bad decisions, you can decide to put your life on track.