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1 hr ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper
It appears that Sacramento may sneak out of August with just one 100-degree day.
4 hrs ago | Boise Weekly
An Eastern Idaho prison is on lockdown after an inmate was shot dead from a yard tower following an assault.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin.
12 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Four months after a federal judge in Sacramento declared that conditions for mentally ill inmates in the state’s prisons were “horrific,” California corrections officials unveiled sweeping new policies that will house them in specially designed units, provide greater time out of their cells and offer vastly increased treatment for ... (more)
The man charged with the March stabbing death of Woodland resident Scott Michael Zumbrum faces 13 years in state prison for his crimes after a plea deal was reached.
An inmate at the state prison in Pendleton has been shot and killed by a guard while fighting in the yard.
A 43-year-old Oakland man was sentenced Friday to 75 years to life in state prison for crimes over two days in 2012, including shooting at an Alameda County Sheriff's deputy and holding another man hostage at gunpoint for hours.
The Alabama Supreme Court says an inmate can't sue correctional officers over a stabbing in the state prison in Bullock County.
Dan Huff rests after a long day's work. He spent much of his life incarcerated in the California prison system.
Two gang members pleaded guilty Thursday to their connection with a 2010 shooting death of a 14-year-old near the Bromley Heath housing development in Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley said in a statement .
A 59-year-old man was sentenced today to 15 years in state prison for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired to be a "houseboy" at his home in Hayward last year.
OROVILLE >> A jury restarted deliberations Thursday in the trial of a Yankee Hill man charged with killing his roommate in January 2012.
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An Oklahoma death row inmate who died following a problematic execution succumbed to the lethal drugs he was administered, not a heart attack, after the state's prisons chief halted efforts to kill him, an autopsy report released Thursday says.
Woman charged with assault for hitting woman and child with four-wheeler: A Mountain Village resident has been charged with assault after allegedly hitting a woman and her child with a four-wheeler, Alaska State Troopers report.
A Red Bank man who admitted he was responsible for the 2011 stabbing death of another Red Bank man was sentenced to 14 years in a New Jersey state prison, announced Acting Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.
An ex-con who set a series of fires inside a Catholic church near Mount Helix, causing more than $200,000 damage, was sentenced Wednesday, Aug. 27 to nearly 29 years in state prison.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 05:13 pm
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