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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.
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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.
COXSACKIE The Brooklyn woman, who was arrested along with her boyfriend, for trying to smuggle drugs into the Coxsackie State Correctional Facility in Greene County is a principal of a New York City school.
Four inmates at a Fayette County prison work camp were injured in a Monday morning traffic accident on state Route 39 in Nicholas County.
A 37-year-old man has pleaded guilty to robbery and burglary charges stemming from incidents that occurred at a Watsonville hotel earlier this year.
He was the executive director of an organization that encourages people to adopt foster children.
A Pacifica man was convicted and sentenced to probation Friday for possessing several hundred bombs and nearly a thousand pounds of explosive material, a cache authorities alleged could have leveled nearby homes and killed two children living amid the stockpile.
A Mississippi woman whose death sentence was overturned has been moved from state prison to county jail, where she will await a new trial, authorities say.
Responding to a court order, the state prisons department has set a Sept. 19 parole hearing for a man convicted of murdering a Terra Linda couple in 1975.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 08:49 am
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