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54 min ago | ABC News
A physically fit inmate who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and breaking it apart, according to an investigative report released Monday.
3 hrs ago | ABC15.com
A man who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and pulling it apart.
8 hrs ago | Sunherald.com
In this undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections, an unidentified Arizona Corrections Officer adjusts the straps on the gurney used for lethal injections at the Arizona State Prison at Florence, Ariz.
10 hrs ago | The Daily Beast
Joey Fama, serving 32 years to life for the murder of 16-year-old Yusuf Hawkins, reveals how he and Tupac hit it off behind bars-and how his view of race changed.
14 hrs ago | WAND-TV Decatur
Jeremy Noelle is the Local Union Council 31 representative for the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees.
Amnesty International France and La Boite a Bulles have published a 128-page French language graphic novel entitled Panthers in the Hole.
Kristina Fetters at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women on Thursday, Sept.
A southern New Jersey woman who fatally stabbed a man last year during an argument in his home has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
Officials say an inmate is back in custody after he escaped from a Greer County minimum security prison last Wednesday.
McAlester - Joshua Drake once was offered the chance to be a corrections officer but turned it down because he didn't want to leave his wife and aging parents for six weeks to train hundreds of miles away in El Reno.
Oregon's biggest prison held 3,056 prisoners on Friday and employed nearly 900 staffers, a corrections colossus that, if incorporated, would be the second-biggest city in Malheur County.
Rebecca Proctor, Executive Director of the Kansas Organization of State Employees, says there have been 17 inmate-on-staff batteries since June.
A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals, and whether it's even worth looking for one.
Six months after his emergency declaration, many agencies and departments can't say whether their efforts to conserve water are sufficient because few have been comparing how much water they are using this year to last.
A Town of Plattekill man was sentenced Friday in Ulster County Court to 20 years in state prison for raping an 80-year-old woman in her home.
A fence surrounds the state prison in Florence, Ariz., where Joseph Rudolph Wood was put to death on Wednesday.
Updated: Mon Jul 28, 2014 05:28 pm
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