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KESQ-TV Palm Desert
A look at prison overcrowding in one California State Prison
Thousands of prisoners in California are being released early or sent back to county jails to deal with the state's prison overcrowding problem.
Tue May 21, 2013
Visitor To Marcy Correctional Facility Arrested For Possessing Pot
An Albany area woman was arrested by State Police after allegedly attempting to bring marijuana into the Marcy Correctional Facility.
Man sentenced in sex offense
A woman whose 7-year-old sister was molested inside a thrift store nearly two years ago told a judge Monday that the girl remains so scarred emotionally she refuses to be alone.
Technology blocks smuggled cellphones, but not approved calls, at state prison
Maryland corrections officials recently adopted technology that blocks contraband cellphone use at one prison facility and plan to use the technology at other facilities soon.
Local NEWS 8
Idaho man loses bid to clean up criminal record
Idaho Supreme Court justices rejected a man's bid to have a misdemeanor drug conviction purged from his record, something he'd sought after he was blocked from a job as a state prison guard.
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
Supervisor seeks discussion about county's future course
Ironing out Riverside County's fiscal priorities for 2013-14 is among the leading items on the Board of Supervisors' agenda tomorrow, when Supervisor John Tavaglione is slated to lead a discussion about resolving the county hospital's shortfall and assessing the value of merging agencies.
Mon May 20, 2013
The Miami Herald
Star witness in Rilya Wilson case walks free from prison
Robin Lunceford, the blunt and eccentric inmate who was the star witness in the trial of a woman accused of murdering Miami foster child Rilya Wilson, is free from prison.
The Inquirer & Mirror
Guilty verdict in attempted-rape trial
It took more than a decade, but justice ultimately caught up with Nigel Morris. An island jury convicted Morris Wednesday in the sexual assault of a 19-year-old Irish woman on Nantucket in 2002, and the native of Jamaica was sentenced to five years in jail at the Cedar Junction state prison in Walpole, Mass.
Police: Woman threatened to shoot officers
A woman facing a minor misdemeanor citation for loud music is now in the Montgomery County Jail because she allegedly threatened to shoot a police officer and then resisted arrest.
WFLX-TV West Palm Beach
Anger Management starring Charlie Sheen coming to FOX 29
In Anger Management, Sheen stars as "Charlie," a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management.
Michigan aims to expand education for inmates
Quantrez Sawyer was a security officer in Detroit three years ago, but he wasn't earning enough to live outside his mother's house and support his three children.
Singapore's Changi Airport Seeks Growth With Gold, Tuna
Changi Airport , Southeast Asia's largest freight airfield, plans to attract more gold bars, tuna and vaccines to Singapore as it seeks to increase handling of high-value cargo to make up for slowing trade.
Sun May 19, 2013
The Miami Herald
Gov. Rick Scott speeds up warrants for Death Row inmates
Gov. Rick Scott has signed three active death warrants in recent weeks, the most any governor has signed in more than two decades.
La Vista Sun
Hansen: Decades on death row drive death penalty fight
Curtis McCarty regains his freedom in May 2007 after more than 21 years in prison, almost all of it on Oklahoma's death row.
OJ Simpson lawyers say he is closer to freedom
USA NOW vide...: Natalie DiBlasio hosts USA NOW for May 14, 2013, covering the latest on the O.J. Simpson trial and the top 5 things you need to know before he is expected to take the stand tomorrow.
The Honolulu Advertiser
Woman being detained at OCCC found dead in cell
A 56-year-old woman, who was a pretrial detainee at Oahu Community Correctional Center, was found dead in her cell Saturday morning.
Dallas police arrest inmate following escape from state prison
Dallas police arrested inmate Jacob Hilton on Saturday at 4:45 p.m. following his escape from the Gaston Correctional Center early Saturday morning.
Man accused of setting house on fire with man, his 3-year-old daughter inside
A Cartersville man remained hospitalized for severe burns Saturday after he allegedly set fire to his neighbor's house while knowing the man and his 3-year-old daughter were inside.
Killer roommate is sentenced
A National City man who killed his roommate after he made a disparaging remark was sentenced May 8 to 24 years in state prison.
Sat May 18, 2013
'Most Wanted' Fugitive Pleads Guilty to Murder
A man who spent 18 years on Pennsylvania's Most Wanted list pleaded guilty on Friday to a 1994 murder in a South Bethlehem parking lot.