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7 min ago | Sunherald.com
The tentative payout is believed to be among the largest in Denver's history to resolve a civil rights case.
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2 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun
A former corrections officer was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for assaulting an inmate in 2008 in retaliation for a prior incident involving another officer, authorities said.
5 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
Man sentenced for having 24 kilograms of cocaine State authorities have said the seized drugs had a "potential street value" of $750,000.
6 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany
Clarence Green, 27, was found guilty of one count of Robbery and one count of Grand Larceny after a jury trial on June 10. Green forcibly stole a bank deposit bag containing $900 from a victim who was walking the money from his place of employment to a nearby bank on December 26, 2013.
10 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Pisani was sentenced to 1 to 2 years in state prison after he was convicted of possessing hundreds of marijuana plants at his home in 2010.
11 hrs ago | WATE-TV Knoxville
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into what led up to an inmate being killed at Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City.
11 hrs ago | WCHS-TV Charleston
Beckley , West Virginia A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.
14 hrs ago | Empire State News
COXSACKIE The Brooklyn woman, who was arrested along with her boyfriend, for trying to smuggle drugs into the Coxsackie State Correctional Facility in Greene County is a principal of a New York City school.
Four inmates at a Fayette County prison work camp were injured in a Monday morning traffic accident on state Route 39 in Nicholas County.
A 37-year-old man has pleaded guilty to robbery and burglary charges stemming from incidents that occurred at a Watsonville hotel earlier this year.
He was the executive director of an organization that encourages people to adopt foster children.
A Pacifica man was convicted and sentenced to probation Friday for possessing several hundred bombs and nearly a thousand pounds of explosive material, a cache authorities alleged could have leveled nearby homes and killed two children living amid the stockpile.
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
Responding to a court order, the state prisons department has set a Sept. 19 parole hearing for a man convicted of murdering a Terra Linda couple in 1975.
Inside a cluttered downtown apartment that she shares with a cat, the 57-year-old woman is in the midst of a near-meltdown.
Some state inmates held in county jails for the crowded state prison system will begin to move this week after Pulaski County and the Department of Correction enter into a $1 contract to house them for one year in an unused satellite portion of the county jail.
A survey of Prisons across the country by the Auditor General has found widespread prisoner neglect with an average of 48 prisoners forced to share one toilet.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 07:16 pm
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