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Abel Lujan was arrested Wednesday morning on a warrant for first degree murder. He's already serving a four-year sentence in the Colorado Department of Corrections at the Sterling Correctional Facility in Sterling, CO on an unrelated case.
Our print edition this week tells the whole story of Jeff Mizanskey , the only man in Missouri serving a life sentence without parole for marijuana charges.
The City Council has unanimously approved the appointment of new student police officer Michael Lopez, whom Police Chief Robert DeMoura says will assist with strengthening ties with the city's youth.
Lee County Sheriff's Officials are asking people in North Lee County to keep watch for an escaped convicted murderer, who was spotted in the area Monday.
The state's Department of Corrections has locked down the Big Muddy River Correctional Center in Ina after dozens of inmates started to show flu-like symptoms.
Texas executed by lethal injection on Tuesday a man convicted of slamming a pickup truck into a mounted correctional officer in a prison escape attempt in 2007, knocking her off the horse and killing her.
A former Maryland news editor is being sent to prison for trying to seduce a 14-year-old girl who turned out to be an agent from the Pennsylvania attorney general's office.
JUNE 17: Former Tyco chief executive L. Dennis Kozlowski exits Manhattan Criminal Court after being found guilty on all but one charge June 17, 2005 in New York City.
GRAFTON - " State prison officials have identified the inmate killed Sunday at Grafton Correctional Institution as 65-year-old Gerald Pierce.
Castro's Sept. 3 death was likely not the result of autoerotic asphyxiation, in which individuals choke themselves into unconsciousness to achieve sexual satisfaction, according to the consultants' report.
The State Prison System has released a 26-page report on prison suicides, including the suicide of convicted kidnapper Ariel Castro.
Master Sgt. Leonardo Chavez today entered a plea of not guilty for allegedly killing his wife two months ago in their Waikiki high-rise apartment.
Iowa must pay $71,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former inmate who alleged sexual harassment at her prison job.
A Clifton Park woman has been sentenced to 2 1 2 to 7 1 2 years in State Prison in connection to causing a fatal crash .
The Arizona Department of Corrections says they are investigating the death of an inmate at the state prison in Florence.
A 23-year-old Massachusetts woman pleaded guilty to unlawful furnishing of scheduled drugs Dec. 1 after authorities discovered she snuck heroin into the Maine State Prison in July.