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3 hrs ago | Mercury-Register
California Medical Facilty correctional officer and K9 handler, Brian Pyle works his partner, Drako while conducting a random search in one of the cell blocks recently.
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7 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
Kingsburg police have arrested a state correctional officer on suspicion of a sex crime with a 15-year-old girl, the police department said.
11 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser
Maui police and the Department of Public Safety are looking for an escaped inmate from the Maui Community Correctional Center.
15 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"He just couldn't function in society as most people could," said his mother, Renee Palakovic.
19 hrs ago | Lansing State Journal
Edward Lippert, serving a life sentence for his role in the 1970 beating death of a former Saginaw police officer, has seen plenty in his 43 years in Michigan prisons.
A Clark County grand jury indicted a man already serving time in state prison on a murder charge this morning.
A southern New Jersey man who caused the death of an acquaintance while they tailgated outside a Jimmy Buffett concert two years ago is now headed to state prison.
The center at Ross Correctional Institution in Chillicothe houses the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Alvis House, the day reporting program of the Ross County sheriff, and EXIT, a halfway house for former offenders.
A prison inmate accused of plotting the murder for hire of a Pennsylvania judge was convicted on Friday of solicitation to commit murder.
Butte County Superior Court Judge Michael Candela gave Cameron Wayne Pugh, 36, the upper-term sentence for a felony count of possessing matter depicting a minor engaged in sexual conduct.
Prison Lt. Darren Chamberlain said David Gomez slipped out of his handcuffs before the attack about 1 p.m. Friday at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad.
Former Bell City Councilman George Mirabal was sentenced today to one year in county jail, five years probation and 1,000 hours of community service for bilking the working-class municipality's taxpayers through an inflated salary he received for serving on boards that rarely met.
Officials say the bomb threats came in around 10 a.m. directly to the switchboards at the Lexington Assessment and Reception Center and the Joseph Harp Correctional Center.
Gov. Jay Nixon put a stop to a bill that would have allowed beer and wine sales at the Missouri Capitol.
Elizabeth Johnson was released early Friday morning from the Perryville state prison west of Phoenix.
The state's highest court has refused to reinstate child-pornography charges against a convicted child rapist from Chelmsford who was caught by prison officials with photos of nude boys taken from National Geographic and a nudist-colony pamphlet in his jailhouse footlocker.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:08 pm
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