Michael Vick out of federal prison
Former Virginia Tech gridiron standout and NFL quarterback Michael Vick has been released from federal prison, according to the Associated Press. Vick has been serving a 23 month sentence in the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth, Kansas for funding a dog-fighting ring out of a home he owned in Surry County. Vick is still in federal custody, and being transported to a jail somewhere in Virginia in order to testify at an April 2 bankruptcy hearing in Newport News. The former Atlanta Falcon is set to finish his sentence July 20, but is eligible to be kept under house arrest no earlier than May 21.
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