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2 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee
Prison Lt. Darren Chamberlain said David Gomez slipped out of his handcuffs before the attack about 1 p.m. Friday at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad.
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5 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Former Bell City Councilman George Mirabal was sentenced today to one year in county jail, five years probation and 1,000 hours of community service for bilking the working-class municipality's taxpayers through an inflated salary he received for serving on boards that rarely met.
9 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
Officials say the bomb threats came in around 10 a.m. directly to the switchboards at the Lexington Assessment and Reception Center and the Joseph Harp Correctional Center.
13 hrs ago | Business Journal
Gov. Jay Nixon put a stop to a bill that would have allowed beer and wine sales at the Missouri Capitol.
15 hrs ago | KHOU-TV Houston
Elizabeth Johnson was released early Friday morning from the Perryville state prison west of Phoenix.
The state's highest court has refused to reinstate child-pornography charges against a convicted child rapist from Chelmsford who was caught by prison officials with photos of nude boys taken from National Geographic and a nudist-colony pamphlet in his jailhouse footlocker.
Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis was sentenced Thursday to 2 A1 2 years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud.
The "pillowcase rapist" who terrorized California women in the early 1990s is now a free man, despite objections from outraged residents.
STARKE, Fla . - Florida prison officials on Thursday executed a man convicted of the 1994 rape and slaying of an 11-year-old girl.
Officials say a prisoner who has been on Idaho's death row since 2001 has died after an extended illness.
An Alameda County jury deliberated for less than a day before finding a Berkeley man guilty on Thursday of first-degree murder in the gruesome knife attack on a 26-year-old woman in an East Oakland apartment in 2012.
Four former corrections officers at an eastern Missouri prison are facing criminal charges - three are accused of abusing inmates and one for alleged sexual contact with a convicted killer.
The Maryland Environmental Service says tap water at a state prison on the Eastern Shore is safe to drink after the discovery of coliform bacteria in the water supply earlier this month.
No charges will be filed against a former staffer who shot herself in the chin while in the lobby at the state prison in York.
The case might have been simple. An engaged couple gets into a domestic dispute in public.
Omar Khadr appears in an Edmonton courtroom, Monday, Sept.23, 2013 in this artist's sketch.
A man visiting his son in Chicago's Cook County Jail last Saturday spent more than 30 hours trapped alone in a room after a door closed behind him in a maximum security area.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 08:28 pm
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