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Two men charged with making pipe bombs, including one found in a vehicle during a routine check of visitors' cars at a state prison in Leakesville, have been sentenced to about 2A1 2 years.
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Three inmates are suing Colorado prison authorities over exercise facilities at the Colorado State Penitentiary, which they say is unconstitutionally inadequate.
A suburban Philadelphia man who ran a gruesome dog-fighting operation out of the family home has been sentenced to 7-1/2 to 15 years behind bars.
An 83-year-old man who has served 527 days in prison for animal cruelty after his dog fatally attacked a cat committed no crime and must be set free as soon as possible, an appeals court ruled this week.
For the second time in less than a week, a former Blackburn Correctional Complex employee has been charged with raping an inmate.
Oklahoma on Tuesday executed a 48-year-old man convicted of the 1998 stabbing death of a horse trainer from Ringling.
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A grand jury returned eight charges against Darriean Hess of Seabrook in connection with the Sept.
An escapee from the Charleston Work Release Center was arrested in Fayette county Monday night.
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Federal prosecutors say a correction officer has been sentenced to three years of probation and 300 hours of community service for attempting to smuggle oxycodone into the prison where he worked.
The Los Angeles Times reports 51-year-old Roger Scott Hewson will be arraigned Monday on one count of possession and control of child pornography and one count of distributing obscene matter.
Sentencing has been reset to Jan. 29 for a Saudi Arabian air force sergeant who faces a minimum of 35 years to life in Nevada state prison for raping a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel last New Year's Eve.
Her voice is raspy, tired and weak, but there's something Christine Cooley wants to say about the attempted murder suspect police shot and killed Dec. 5 after a high-speed pursuit and an intense standoff on Interstate 5 in Stockton.
The family of Thomas J. Blancke, the inmate murdered in his Five Points Correctional Facility cell on Saturday has a lot of questions.
A former inmate is suing Alabama Department of Corrections officials in federal court, claiming she was repeatedly raped, assaulted and harassed by a correctional officer at the Birmingham Work Release Center.