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13 min ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville
Accused Erin Corwin killer researched how to dispose of a body The Oak Ridge native was missing for weeks before her body was discovered this weekend in a mine shaft Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/VFs0ur The former Marine accused of killing Erin Corwin admitted searching the Internet for advice on how to dispose of a body, and ... (more)
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4 hrs ago | Denver Post
After 15 years of cheap whiskey, merciless nights on hard concrete, and trips in and out of jail and detox, Richard Spotted Bird heard about a new treatment facility at a sprawling campus that has served as both a prison and Veterans Affairs hospital.
Portage County Sheriff's Office Det. Josh Ostrowski offered more than an hour of testimony during a joint initial appearance and preliminary hearing in Portage County Court Tuesday.
ELIZABETH, N.J. A Plainfield man that pled guilty to drug and weapons charges on Monday is expected to be sentenced to 11 years in state prison, according to acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park.
Texas is paying four times more for its execution drugs from a new supplier, putting it in line with a local consumer rate but well below the cost in at least one other death penalty state.
Lackawanna County Children and Youth Services knowingly placed a 7-year-old Scranton boy in foster care with a Wilkes-Barre couple whose adopted son had a history of sexual abuse, the boy and his mother charge in a federal lawsuit filed Monday.
Samuel Coffey will spend at least 30 years behind bars in New Hampshire State Prison after a jury of his peers on Monday afternoon found him guilty on three rape charges.
State police said Steven R. Piirainen, 52, of South Paris, was killed after he exchanged fire with a state trooper and a Mexico police officer on Sunday.
He was being processed at the Montgomery County Jail for a previous altercation when he jumped a counter and lunged at a booking officer.
Marine Cpl. Christopher Brandon Lee was arrested around 10 p.m. local time Sunday on the warrant and was being held Monday while federal agents traveled to get him in Anchorage, said Cynthia Kott, a booking clerk at the Anchorage Correctional Complex.
A second inmate charged in the murder of another Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center inmate was held without bail after his arraignment Monday morning in Clinton District Court.
A West Palm Beach man is out of jail on a $4,000 bond after kicking a police officer in the face and pepper-spraying a loss-prevention officer while trying to steal a stereo speaker from Wal-Mart.
With Vermont's prison facilities aging, lawmakers are beginning to grapple with whether to build new or patch up the old.
When a child's father is sent to prison, it may be years before the child gets to see that man again.
State officials continue to investigate how an inmate escaped from a minimum-security prison south of Forks.
A man charged in a June 2013 "hit style" murder despite being in prison when the shooting occurred, along with one of the men accused of participating in the shooting itself, will appear in court next week.
Updated: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:02 am
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