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1 hr ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas
A Clark County grand jury indicted a man already serving time in state prison on a murder charge this morning.
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5 hrs ago | CBS Local
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.
9 hrs ago | WKYT
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.
13 hrs ago | Yahoo!
A prison inmate accused of plotting the murder for hire of a Pennsylvania judge was convicted on Friday of solicitation to commit murder.
17 hrs ago | Mercury-Register
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.
Former Southaven Mayor Greg Davis was sentenced Thursday to 2 A1 2 years in state prison for felony convictions of embezzlement and fraud.
The "pillowcase rapist" who terrorized California women in the early 1990s is now a free man, despite objections from outraged residents.
STARKE, Fla . - Florida prison officials on Thursday executed a man convicted of the 1994 rape and slaying of an 11-year-old girl.
Officials say a prisoner who has been on Idaho's death row since 2001 has died after an extended illness.
An Alameda County jury deliberated for less than a day before finding a Berkeley man guilty on Thursday of first-degree murder in the gruesome knife attack on a 26-year-old woman in an East Oakland apartment in 2012.
Four former corrections officers at an eastern Missouri prison are facing criminal charges - three are accused of abusing inmates and one for alleged sexual contact with a convicted killer.
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 09:11 pm
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