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1 hr ago | The Modesto Bee
Pisani was sentenced to 1 to 2 years in state prison after he was convicted of possessing hundreds of marijuana plants at his home in 2010.
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3 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into what led up to an inmate being killed at Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City.
3 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston
Beckley , West Virginia A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.
6 hrs ago | Empire State News
COXSACKIE The Brooklyn woman, who was arrested along with her boyfriend, for trying to smuggle drugs into the Coxsackie State Correctional Facility in Greene County is a principal of a New York City school.
Four inmates at a Fayette County prison work camp were injured in a Monday morning traffic accident on state Route 39 in Nicholas County.
A 37-year-old man has pleaded guilty to robbery and burglary charges stemming from incidents that occurred at a Watsonville hotel earlier this year.
He was the executive director of an organization that encourages people to adopt foster children.
A Pacifica man was convicted and sentenced to probation Friday for possessing several hundred bombs and nearly a thousand pounds of explosive material, a cache authorities alleged could have leveled nearby homes and killed two children living amid the stockpile.
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
Responding to a court order, the state prisons department has set a Sept. 19 parole hearing for a man convicted of murdering a Terra Linda couple in 1975.
Inside a cluttered downtown apartment that she shares with a cat, the 57-year-old woman is in the midst of a near-meltdown.
Some state inmates held in county jails for the crowded state prison system will begin to move this week after Pulaski County and the Department of Correction enter into a $1 contract to house them for one year in an unused satellite portion of the county jail.
A survey of Prisons across the country by the Auditor General has found widespread prisoner neglect with an average of 48 prisoners forced to share one toilet.
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections is having their 7th annual national suit drive.
July 19, 2014: A ceiling collapses in a private prison in Diboll injured 19 inmates.
TWO prison guards at the state's biggest maximum security jail were sent to hospital after being attacked by a prisoner.
The 60-day window to ink a contract between Sussex County Community College and the lone bidder to do work on Building D on the campus closes at the end of this week, and college officials said they are waiting for special counsel to make a recommendation on what to do.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:44 am
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