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13 min ago | ABC News
California prison officials on Friday pledged to take a gentler approach with mentally ill inmates after graphic images of prisoners being repeatedly doused with pepper spray in their cells were made public several months ago.
4 hrs ago | Daily Journal
An Indiana man charged in the death of a fellow inmate last year in the New Castle Correctional Facility has been sentenced to 13 years in prison.
7 hrs ago | WIBW-TV Topeka
The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a man who died while serving time for the 2009 death of a woman.
11 hrs ago | The Gloucester County Times
BRIDGETON - A Millville man could face 20 years in New Jersey State Prison after he was found guilty of attempted murder, aggravated sexual assault and other offenses Thursday , according to the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office.
A New Square educator accused of sexually abusing a young boy over five years has rejected the prosecution's offer of state prison time in exchange for a guilty plea.
Dispatch received a call Tuesday around 11 a.m. reporting that a man had been injured in a fight and was locked in the basement of a burning home, according to Price police.
A crashed drone carrying contraband, including marijuana, tobacco and cellphones, was found outside the razor wire fence at a maximum security prison in South Carolina.
A San Bernardino County man who described himself as a spiritual healer has been sentenced to nine years in state prison for sexually assaulting a woman who visited his makeshift office.
Former Bell Mayor Oscar Hernandez was sentenced today to one year in jail and five years probation for misappropriating public funds by receiving salaries for serving on various city boards that rarely met.
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A Syracuse man accused of setting a Butternut Street house on fire will be arraigned today on a murder charge after the house's resident died.
Two corrections officers at a state prison in Jackson were suspended this week and face possible firings, and one case involves an officer suspected having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate and smuggling him a cell phone, a Corrections Department spokesman confirmed today.
The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee.
Officials are looking for a person they say helped try to use a drone to sneak cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a maximum-security prison in South Carolina.
A central Pennsylvania man convicted of vehicular homicide and driving under the influence in a crash that killed one of his friends and critically injured two others is seeking a new trial.
Actor Kelsey Grammer on Tuesday offered his forgiveness to the man who raped and killed his sister in 1975, but he said he wants to see him remain behind bars.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 06:32 pm
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