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1 hr ago | FOX23
Smith pleaded guilty in March to setting a string of fires at the West Glens Falls Fire Department in 2012.
2 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix
Authorities say an inmate at the state prison in Safford is dead and it appears to be a suicide.
3 hrs ago | WANE-TV Fort Wayne
A northern Indiana judge has turned down the request of a murder convict who asked to be executed even though he wasn't sentenced to death.
5 hrs ago | WHEC-TV Rochester
There is new insight today on a case many of you have been talking about. The Monroe County District Attorney sat down with us to talk about the arrest of a man accused of raping a 14-year-old girl.
7 hrs ago | KTVU Oakland
A Hercules man was convicted of first-degree murder Wednesday for his role in an alleged scheme to steal marijuana from a man at an Alameda apartment complex three years ago that resulted in the intended victim's death.
12 hrs ago | 10News
An Oceanside man who killed his estranged girlfriend during an argument over her new boyfriend, then stashed her body under a bed near their sleeping children, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday at the Vista Courthouse.
16 hrs ago | 106.7 KISS FM
A hospital nurse has been sentenced to four to 12 years in state prison for an identity theft scheme using patient information.
17 hrs ago | CBS 3 Springfield
Attorney General Martha Coakley has named a special prosecutor to conduct a criminal investigation into the circumstances surrounding the 2009 death of a patient at Bridgewater State Hospital.
In this June 27, 2006, file photo, John Jairo Velasquez, a former hit man for Pablo Escobar, gives his testimony while holding a book titled "The True Pablo, Blood, Treason, and Death," during the trial against Alberto Santofimio Botero in Bogota, Colombia.
Woman charged with assaulting 76-year-old man An elderly man told police his roommate bit and threw a chair at him Check out this story on theleafchronicle.com: http://leafne.ws/1pfiX0i On Aug. 6, police arrived to a house in the 3000 block of Churchplace Avenue.
He's accused of raping a 14 year old girl- just hours after his release from state prison.
Bryon P. Dixon, 37, of Topeka, was booked into the Shawnee County Jail in connection with unlawful sexual relations with an inmate 16-years-old or older on Aug. 5. A redacted version of the original probable cause affidavit, obtained through an open records request, indicated Dixon was employed at the Topeka Correctional Facility - which houses ... (more)
Robert Reed sat quietly Monday in Superior Court to hear his sentence for killing Verde Valley woman Krystal Forest.
An inmate at the Jefferson City Correctional Center is dead after succumbing to injuries he sustained when his cellmate beat him severely on Aug. 9. According to the Cole County Sheriff's Department, 35-year-old Mark Melton, who was serving a sentence for first-degree attempted sodomy, was beaten by his cellmate, identified only as a 33-year-old ... (more)
The Harrisburg man police say was driving when his passenger stood up in the car's sunroof, aimed a hunting rifle with a scope at a state trooper, and fired a shot, faces up to eight years in state prison.
TRENTON -- A Trenton man already imprisoned for manslaughter has been charged with the 2005 murder of another city man, authorities said today.
Authorities say a man who was serving a murder sentence in a southern Nevada prison has died in an apparent suicide.
Queen Anne's lace, sumac and ragweed have taken over the grounds of the former Oneida Correctional Facility in the three years since New York state moved the prisoners out and put it up for sale.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:24 pm
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