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3 hrs ago | Lowell Sun
A Lynn man with a lengthy criminal history was arraigned in Worcester Superior Court Thursday afternoon, charged with shooting a Fitchburg man to death nearly 11 years ago.
7 hrs ago | The Bennington Banner
A Colorado convict sent back to prison after being mistakenly released 90 years early says it was cruel and unusual punishment to put him back behind bars after he reformed his life.
10 hrs ago | WLFI-TV West Lafayette
A convicted murderer escaped his prison cell and made it to the roof of a building on the prison's property Wednesday.
14 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
HANFORD, CA 08/28/09 Attorney Mark Coleman lays a hand on David Hawk after Hawk was found guilty in his murder trial.
18 hrs ago | MassLive.com
A Springfield man was sentenced to five to seven years in state prison after a Hampden Superior Court jury found him guilty of rape of a child.
A Chelsea man has been charged in connection with the fatal shootings of Keith and Joseph Callahan, Lowell police and the Middlesex District Attorney announced in a press conference Wednesday afternoon.
A one-time New Jersey state corrections officer has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his role in an interstate cocaine trafficking network.
A coalition of church congregations is launching a second phase in its campaign calling for reforms within the Wisconsin Department of Corrections.
A Dorchester 14-year-old pleaded guilty Wednesday to manslaughter in the shooting death of his 9-year-old brother.
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)
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:13 pm
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