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Department of Corrections staff members and local law enforcement are searching for a missing state prison inmate in Rapid City.
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In August 2009, former madam Dalia Dippolito conspired with a hit man to arrange her ex-con husband's murder.
Victim's mother tells man who raped and killed her daughter she forgives him as he's sentenced 31 years later After waiting 31 years for the man who raped and murdered her daughter to face justice, mother Nola Mahon had a message for him as he was finally sentenced in a California courtroom.
The Pastoral Institute has named Laura D. Byard director of Right From the Start, a marriage and family program dedicated to building strong marriages and families.
Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation says the death of 33-year-old Todd Bush was ruled a homicide following an autopsy by the Oklahoma medical examiner's office this week.
Adrienne Jacobson, spokeswoman for the Colorado Department of Corrections, tells The Denver Post that 244 inmates are sick at facilities in Denver, Canon City and Pueblo.
A North Carolina fugitive on the run for more than 40 years is believed to have been captured in Iowa.
Oroville >> The fourth of five defendants involved in a 2012 vehicle-to-vehicle shooting on the Midway was sentenced Friday.
A Brookline mother who sued the state prisons department over what she called the illegal restraint of her son at a psychiatric facility has agreed to settle her lawsuit after the hospital said it would change how it treats her son.
John Restivo talks with Heather Halstead and Melissa Lullo after a jury awarded $18 million to him in a wrongful imprisonment case in Central Islip on Thursday, April 17, 2014.
A U.S. man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his eventual incarceration became public.
The private food vendor that holds the contract for feeding Ohio's 50,000 prisoners has repeatedly failed to meet the staffing levels it promised, the state announced Friday as it hit the company with $142,100 in fines.
I'M VICKI DORTCH. A CONVICTED KILLER SAY QUIETLY IN COURT - AS HE WAS SENTENCED FOR ANOTHER MURDER.
Toni A. Phelps, who left three dogs and three cats to die when her Navarre-area home was foreclosed on in 2012, will serve prison time and 10 years probation for cruelty to animals.
Morrow County Commissioner Leann Rea holds a piece of wood from the original 1902 Morrow County Courthouse clock that has an embossed image of a factory on it, Thursday, April 10, 2014 during a tour at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton.