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1 hr ago | WTEN-TV Albany
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. A local woman has been sentenced in connection to the stabbing death of her boyfriend this past summer.
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5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News
Matthew T. Roaf, 21, received two concurrent suspended sentences of 5 to 10 years in State Prison in Strafford County Superior Court on Wednesday for charges of robbery and conspiracy in connection with the armed robbery of a Farmington home in January.
In honor of its currently running exhibition of the works of the American photographer John Divola , the Santa Barbara Museum of Art will host a concert by the award-winning American String Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Mary Craig Auditorium at the museum, 1130 State St. The American String Quartet's program includes three works - two, praise ... (more)
Jerome Muturutsa's family thought he was coming home. On Nov. 12, a friend of the family drove to Bloomington, Minn., to pick up the Congolese refugee, who is a Swahili-language pastor in Sioux Falls and was a teacher in his homeland.
The death chamber is shown at the Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.
Sex offender Eric Marmon walks back to his cell after an October interview at the Fremont Correctional Facility in Caon City.
Illinois state prison inmates are among those who have been taking part in recovery efforts after last month's deadly tornadoes.
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On December 5, the Vermont State Police began a collaborative investigation with the Department of Corrections at the Chittenden Regional Correctional Facility, located in South Burlington, as information was received that narcotics were suspected to be brought into the facility by means of an infant during a scheduled visitation with a female ... (more)
A suburban Chicago man who pleaded guilty in a home invasion last year has been sentenced to 17 years in state prison.
A federal judge will decide next year whether the family of a fatally beaten inmate will receive restitution in addition to the $900,000 settlement the family got from the state prison system.
A Michigan Department of Corrections officer is seeking national recognition for a 19th century prison guard fatally poisoned by an inmate who was pardoned decades later.
A Maine prison inmate has filed notice of a lawsuit against the state and the state prison in Windham because he was pepper-sprayed while restrained and left to suffer for more than 20 minutes.
Authorities say they're investigating the deaths of two inmates at New York's maximum-security Attica Correctional Facility.
ANTIOCH, Tenn. An employee with the Department of Corrections found himself behind bars after an argument with an ex-girlfriend spiraled out of control.
The Hampton landmark on the Chesapeake Bay is in line for $6.7 million in fiscal years 2015 and 2016 and more than $700,000 in supplemental funding in fiscal year 2014.