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1 hr ago | Jacksonville Daily News
District Attorney, Ernie Lee, due to the hundreds of years Willie Abner Brown received from his court conviction for rape, decided it would be in the best interest of the Justice System to dismiss the charges that were brought against Willie Abner Brown that he committed in the Onslow County Jail.
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Statistics from the Ohio prison system show illegal tattooing behind bars continues to be a problem despite efforts to curb it.
What began as a search to apprehend a West Virginia State Prison parole violator resulted not only in his capture, but also the discovery of a large amount of street drugs that had been packaged and was ready for sale.
Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of Christina Tompkins Marcum, the Georgetown woman accused of murder in the death and dismemberment of her ex-fiance's wife.
The woman who escaped from a Pittsfield Township prison in 1977 is no longer facing fugitive charges after it was discovered she had already been sentenced to time served, according to media reports.
CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. One Clarksville man died and another was jailed early Sunday after a fatal stabbing on Riverside Drive.
A man who had worked as a Cook County correctional officer was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Friday in Lake County, Indiana, after being convicted of the road-rage killing of a man last year who had thrown a cup at his vehicle.
A southern New Jersey man is now headed to prison after he unsuccessfully sought to withdraw his guilty plea in the slaying of a man found shot to death at an apartment complex.
Two California Republicans who are running for governor are sticking to familiar themes and familiar faces as they try to win over new supporters at this weekend's party convention in Burlingame.
Two Atlantic City men who fired several shots into a group of teens outside a city apartment complex have each been sentenced to 15 years in state prison.
Michael Cartenuto, 50, was sentenced after he violated a No Contact Order of Protection on three different dates: January 3, 2013, February 9, 2013, and February 24, 2013.
A Saratoga County judge on Friday sentenced a Greenfield woman to four years in state prison for possessing methamphetamines and items used to manufacture "meth," prosecutors said.
A judge sentenced a Wisconsin man to 27 years in state prison Friday for drugging and sexually assaulting eight women.
Bob Thomas, the longtime Associated Press reporter who kept the world informed on the comings and goings of Hollywood's biggest stars, from Clark Gable to Tom Cruise, died Friday.
Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope to use to attack the credibility of the government's expected star witness in his public... Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell's attorneys are seeking documents from two federal agencies that they hope to use to attack the credibility of ... (more)
A convicted murderer praised for maintaining a stellar record during his 39 years behind bars may soon become the rare Iowa inmate to be freed after being sentenced to life in prison.