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A Hudson Valley man has been sentenced to 44 years to life in state prison for killing a 67-year-old woman whose body was found in her home on Thanksgiving Day 2012.
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Two former Maryland correctional officers have been sentenced to probation for their roles in the 2008 beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Davis, 71, made his 28th appearance before a Department of Corrections Board of Parole Hearings at the California Men's Colony near San Luis Obispo.
An ex-United Airlines employee and his wife were convicted Monday of stealing an East Bay couple's luggage during the chaos of the Asiana plane crash at SFO, then returning the belongings to Nordstrom for a $5,000 payout.
Louisiana corrections officials are asking a federal appeals court to overturn a ruling that would require disclosure of the seller and manufacturer of the state's execution drugs.
The settlement will go to the husband and son of 47-year-old Joyce Meeks, who was killed in the crash on June 25 in Lincoln.
A man who spent nearly 30 years on Louisiana's death row was freed Tuesday after a court vacated his conviction in the murder of a Shreveport businessman.
As remuneration in the British Columbia public sector skyrockets, we bring you our annual database of who is making what in B.C.'s public service.
Private prison company Corrections Corporation of America is asking a federal judge to put an Idaho lawsuit on hold while an FBI investigation into the company is underway.
A physician with a yearslong relationship with the Georgia Department of Corrections has bought a 700-bed former prison for $50,000 - half its appraised value - and stands to make millions running it as a nursing home for old and sick parolees.
Mark H. Tyler of Lincoln Avenue pleaded guilty in January to third-degree criminal sale and thirdx-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and misdemeanor drug possession, according to the office of District Attorney James Murphy .
Last week I broke the story of well known and outspoken NJ Gun Law Critic James Kaleda being targeted by the New Jersey State Police over claims that he provided false information on a NJ Non Resident Firearms I.D. Card Application.
A Lafayette man, convicted nearly eight years ago in the death of a state trooper has been arrested again and has now been charged with felony aggravated animal cruelty.
Brenda Kirby and Charles Davis have requested a medical clemency release for their son, 35-year-old Jason Scott Davis.
Two former state correctional officers are going to federal prison for conspiring in the severe beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008.
A MAN has been charged after allegedly trying to fly drugs into a maximum-security prison in Melbourne's west using a drone.