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The case might have been simple. An engaged couple gets into a domestic dispute in public.
Omar Khadr appears in an Edmonton courtroom, Monday, Sept.23, 2013 in this artist's sketch.
A man visiting his son in Chicago's Cook County Jail last Saturday spent more than 30 hours trapped alone in a room after a door closed behind him in a maximum security area.
A clemency hearing is set for Wednesday for a Georgia death row inmate convicted of murder in the slaying of a store clerk who was scheduled to testify against his son.
Nearly two years after a state prison inmate died under suspicious circumstances, the Department of Corrections has offered no reasons for his death and 10 employees suspended over the incident are still on leave and drawing full pay.
A man convicted of the 1994 rape and killing of an 11-year-old Florida girl is set to be executed Thursday with the victim's grandmother watching from the witness chamber on behalf of the child and her deceased mother.
The parents of an inmate who hanged himself in a central Pennsylvania prison have sued the Department of Corrections for misusing solitary confinement to deal with mentally ill inmates.
Two high-profile Silicon Valley lawsuits have been thrown bizarre twists in the past week after individuals, apparently in one case including incarcerated murderers, attempted to join the legal actions.
An attack on officers at a prison in Chester, Illinois is raising questions about resources in correctional facilities in Illinois.
Martin Gabriel Olmos , 32, of King City was arrested Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, on suspicion of carjacking, robbery and a probation violation.
A manager who beat his well-known architect boss to death after a night of partying and drinking was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years to life in state prison.
A man serving multiple sentences at the state penitentiary attempted to make a run for it Monday during a hospital visit at Avera.
New York State Police and the Westchester County District Attorney's Office announced the arrest of Richard Rodriguez, a 33-year-old Brooklyn resident.
Inmates at the California Medical Facility, a male-only state prison in Vacaville, are finding that one particular dog is not their best friend.
The federal agency announced Tuesday that the Idaho Transportation Department has paid nearly $56,000 to settle the allegations.
A 58-year-old inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex in Tiptonville, Tenn., was killed in an altercation with another inmate Tuesday morning, the state Department of Correction said.
Already serving a prison term of between four and 13 years for burglary, an inmate accused of plotting to kill the Pennsylvania judge who sentenced him is now being tried for criminal solicitation to commit criminal homicide.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 02:57 am
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