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A report released today raises concerns about inmate cancers and other serious health ailments at a state prison that sits next to a massive Fayette County coal waste dump full of toxic fly ash.
A judge ordered another psychiatric evaluation for a man accused of raping and killing his cousin in her south Charlotte apartment four years ago.
The Coast Guard rescued three people Sunday after their jet ski overturned and floated away a mile east of Fort Monroe on Thimble Shoal, according to Coast Guard officials.
Prosecutors have filed notice that they intend to seek the death penalty against a man accused of killing his cellmate in prison.
The Coast Guard says in a news release that the men swam to the Thimble Shoal range towers and climbed on the towers after the jet ski overturned and floated away.
Jeremie Thomas Suhoney Sr., 38, 421 Walnut St., Curwensville, pleaded guilty during plea and sentencing court in Clearfield County to rape, statutory sexual assault, two counts of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, three counts of aggravated indecent assault, criminal attempt/involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, criminal attempt/aggravated ... (more)
Karl Karlsen, the Seneca County man who told a judge last year he knocked a pickup truck onto his son's chest and walked away to let his son die, now wants to appeal his guilty plea.
A Utah man facing murder charges in the 2011 shooting deaths of an elderly Utah couple in a two-state crime spree that already has him serving up to 56 years in a Nevada prison is appealing his conviction for kidnapping during a botched carjacking at a West Wendover casino.
Parole is being considered for Leslie Ellifritz and Joseph Keven Fitzgibbon, convicted of separate murders committed in Jefferson and Shawnee counties in 1981.
The Indiana Department of Correction says it plans to close a paramilitary style boot camp in northwestern Indiana by Oct. 1 to save money and because juvenile offenders are spending less time in the prison system.
Fighters with the Islamic State group captured a major military air base in Syria's northeast on Sunday, eliminating the last government-held outpost in a province otherwise dominated by the jihadist group, activists and state media said.
I believe that a lot of racial tension in California prisons comes from this: The end of hostilities is being misinterpreted.
A woman convicted on several charges stemming from a fatal crash on a southern New Jersey highway has been sentenced to nine years in state prison.
It appears that Sacramento may sneak out of August with just one 100-degree day.
An Eastern Idaho prison is on lockdown after an inmate was shot dead from a yard tower following an assault.
A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin.
Updated: Tue Sep 02, 2014 03:29 am
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