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A judge in Tennessee has rejected a medical furlough request from an inmate awaiting trial on a charge of attempted murder.
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Phil Spector has filed another appeal for his murder conviction. The 74-year-old music producer is serving a 19-year sentence for the second-degree murder of actress Lana Clarkson and his legal team have filed a motion asking for a review of his conviction after his health declined.
Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1mGTW7x The Arizona state prison where the nearly two hour execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood took place on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, is photographed in Florence, Ariz.
An undated handout photo shows defendant Anthony Lavel Zeigler, 25. Zeigler was sentenced Wednesday in Butte County Superior Court in Oroville to more than 25 years state prison for a May 2013 stabbing and a January 2014 shooting in downtown Chico.
Jurors were asked to decide whether the Alarcons lied about where they lived so the politician could qualify for public office Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon was convicted Wednesday on some of the voter fraud and perjury counts against him in a trial stemming from accusations that he lied about where he lived so he could qualify ... (more)
A federal judge said Wednesday that he will consider whether California's policy of locking up prisoners by race violates the constitutional rights of the roughly 125,000 male inmates within the state prison system.
Sadie Silver, a principal at a New York City school was arrested on Friday for trying to smuggle drugs inside a New York state correctional facility, according to CBS News.
Court: Officials turned blind eye to sex among prison workers Counselor claims she was discriminated against after she, prison official were fired for having sex.
A man whose 14-year-old son brought his father's gun to Hilltop High School in Chula Vista pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of felony child abuse, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of ammunition by a felon.
LETTER: Fight violence with smarts, not gun control Weapons aren't the problem, it's the criminals using them Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1rzQdAv With lethal-injection drugs in short supply and new questions looming about their effectiveness, lawmakers in some death penalty states are considering bringing back older ... (more)
The tentative payout is believed to be among the largest in Denver's history to resolve a civil rights case.
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.
Man sentenced for having 24 kilograms of cocaine State authorities have said the seized drugs had a "potential street value" of $750,000.
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.
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.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is looking into what led up to an inmate being killed at Northeast Correctional Complex in Mountain City.
Beckley , West Virginia A West Virginia inmate who escaped in May is back in custody following his capture in Virginia.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 07:12 am
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