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3 hrs ago | Baltimore News

4th Md. prison training veteran service dogs

The medium-security Maryland Correctional Training Center near Hagerstown is becoming the fourth state prison where inmates who served in the military help train service dogs for disabled veterans.


Related Topix: Prison, Maryland Correctional Training Center, Hagerstown, MD

7 hrs ago | CBS Local

2 More Officers Sentenced In Inmate Assault

Federal prosecutors say two former correctional officers have been sentenced for their roles in the beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.


Related Topix: Roxbury Correctional Institution, Prison

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Fire truck rams California eatery; 14 injured

The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Texas, Prison

News Observer

Bentley opponent releases tax return

Former Morgan County Commissioner Stacy George of Baileyton reported that his only income was his paycheck as a correctional officer in a state prison.


Related Topix: Tax, Baileyton, AL, Prison

KMPH-TV Fresno

Armed robber was never told to report to prison

After he was convicted of armed robbery in 2000, Cornealious Anderson was sentenced to 13 years behind bars and told to await instructions on when and where to report to prison.


Related Topix: Prison, Southeast Correctional Center, Charleston, MO

Armed robber was never told to report to prison

This undated photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections shows Cornealious Anderson.


Related Topix: Prison, Southeast Correctional Center, Charleston, MO

National Public Radio

Ex-California City Leader Gets 12 Years In Prison

The former city manager of Bell was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison and ordered to make restitution of $8.8 million in a corruption scheme that nearly bankrupted the small, blue-collar city.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Federal Prisons, Prison

ABC News

Ex-California City Leader Gets 12 Years in Prison

The former city manager of Bell, Calif., has been sentenced to 12 years in state prison for a corruption scheme that nearly bankrupted the small city just outside Los Angeles.


Related Topix: Bell, CA, Prison

Burlington Times News

Iowa authorities suspect man a longtime N.C. fugitive

Iowa officials are awaiting a fingerprint check to confirm that a man being held in Waterloo is a fugitive of more than 40 years from North Carolina.


Related Topix: Waterloo, IA, Mecklenburg Correctional Center, Prison

My Mother Lode

Trial over wife's beating death heads to jury

Closing arguments were held in the murder trial of an Iraqi immigrant charged with beating to death his wife in their Southern California home -- an attack that police at first suspected was a hate crime.


Related Topix: Prison, El Cajon, CA

Anchorage Daily News

Families seeks answers in pair of jail deaths

Each wants the Alaska Department of Corrections to explain how and why two young people -- one sick with mental illness, the other with severe alcoholism -- died in their jail cells within a week of each other this month.


Related Topix: Hiland Mountain Correctional Center, Prison, Anchorage Correctional Complex, Iliamna, AK, Anchorage, AK

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Report: Eric Knysz, convicted murderer of state trooper, clinically brain dead

Eric John Knysz, the Irons man convicted of murdering Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II, has been declared clinically brain dead after Monday's suicide attempt, a Grand Rapids TV station has reported.


Related Topix: Irons, MI, Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, Prison, Mason County, MI

WFAA-TV Dallas

UNT lab solves 40-year mystery of missing SD girls

ELK POINT, S.D. Authorities announced Tuesday that the skeletal remains found inside a car last September belonged to two teens who had been missing for 40 years and that they had died in a car crash.


Related Topix: Elk Point, SD, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tooele Transcript Bulletin On-line

Tooele man charged for rape three years ago

A former Tooele man has been charged for a rape that allegedly happened more than three years ago.According to a police report, in October 2010 a 17-year-old girl asked a friend's boyfriend, Jesus Antonio Cabrera, then 19, to come over and help her with her homework.


Related Topix: Tooele, UT, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Central Utah Correctional Facility

Alamogordo Daily News

Alamogordo man sentenced to three years for 2013 sexually assault

Daily News Donald Benson, who was convicted of sexually assaulting a La Luz woman in 2013, was sentenced to three years in prison Monday.


Related Topix: Alamogordo, NM, La Luz, NM, Prison, Otero County, NM


Man Sentenced to 18 Months in State Prison for Peeing on the Alamo

The state of Texas might take its history a little too seriously: On Monday, a Texas man was sentenced to 18 months in state prison for pissing on the Alamo.


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Judge OKs $2 Million Settlement After Deadly Prison Van Crash

A judge has given final approval to a $2 million state settlement with the family of a Lincoln woman who was struck and killed by a state prison van driven by an inmate.


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KELO-TV Sioux Falls

James McVay Gets Death Sentence

Just after 6 p.m. Monday night the jury decided that McVay should be put to death by lethal injection.


Related Topix: South Dakota State Penitentiary, Prison, Sioux Falls, SD, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Minnehaha County, SD

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lowell Sun

Fitchburg woman pleads guilty, gets prison for stealing nurse's identity

A Fitchburg woman was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to stealing the identity of a retired nurse to get a job at a Fitchburg nursing home.

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Related Topix: Fitchburg, MA, Prison, Leominster, MA, Worcester County, MA, Worcester, MA

Convicted murderer of Michigan state trooper on life support after suicide attempt

Eric John Knysz , the convicted murderer of Michigan State Police Trooper Paul K. Butterfield II, has attempted suicide and is "on a ventilator at this time," First Lt.


Related Topix: Charles Egeler Reception and Guidance Center, Prison