State Prisons Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. 1st sex reassignment inmate says women's prison is 'torture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Albany Times Union

    This Feb. 1, 2017 file photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Shiloh Heavenly Quine. Quine was moved from a men's prison to the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla after becoming the nations' first inmate to have state-paid sex reassignment surgery in January.

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  2. Correctional Officer assaulted by ACI inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WLNE-TV Providence

    CRANSTON, R.I. An inmate at the High Security Center assaulted a Correctional Officer Wednesday just before 12 p.m. Delarosa struck the officer in the face through the bars while he was attempting to apply restraints to Delarosa in the shower. Delarosa resisted the officers and as a result, oleoresin capsicum was deployed.

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  3. Police pursuit ends in crash at Dover car dealership; two arrested on drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WMDT

    Delaware State Police say two people were arrested after a brief vehicle chase Tuesday evening in Dover when troopers discovered a large quantity of crack cocaine. Just after 5 PM, police say a trooper witnessed a 2017 black Chevrolet Impala driving erratically in the southbound lanes of Delaware Route 1 near the Dover Toll Plaza.

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  4. Woman: I mistakenly shot suicidal fiance while unloading gunRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Delaware Gazette

    DAYTON, Ohio - A woman arrested in her fiance's death says in a recorded 911 call that she accidentally shot him while trying to unload a gun to make sure he couldn't use it to kill himself at his Ohio home.The Dayton Daily News reports the 33-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of murder and drug possession at the home in Harrison ... (more)

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  5. DOC: Mistaken prisoner release rareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WKOW-TV

    After 27 News found two instances of state prison inmates being mistakenly released, department of corrections officials release information indicating such errors are rare. But the data shows the problem is trending up this year.

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  6. APNewsBreak: Illinois governor seeks prison tower camerasRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a budget. The administration is projecting $4 million in annual savings through reduced overtime-pay and "more efficient management strategies," Rauner spokeswoman Eleni Demertzis told The Associated Press.

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  7. One bad dead, leads to anotherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | The Countywide

    An investigator looks at marijuana that was taken off the street last weekend by the Street Crimes Unit of the Beeville Police Department. An investigator looks at marijuana that was taken off the street last weekend by the Street Crimes Unit of the Beeville Police Department.

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  8. Vietnam War memorial vandalized twice in one yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Fox News

    A memorial in Venice, Calif., for Vietnam troops who went missing in action has been vandalized with graffiti for the second time in the past year, sparking a new round of anger. "There's just no respect for what this is," Stewart Oscars, who lives nearby, told KCBS/KCAL on Tuesday.

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  9. 7 years after nearly dying in prison-orchestrated hit, South Carolina ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Post and Courier

    An ex-South Carolina prison guard who was nearly killed in a hit orchestrated by an inmate using an illegal cellphone is traveling to Washington this week, asking federal authorities for help to make sure nothing like it happens again. On Thursday, former corrections officer Robert Johnson is scheduled to testify before the Federal Communications Commission in a hearing about preventing inmate access to cellphones.

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  10. Ex-guard targeted in hit via inmate's cellphone to testifyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this Sept. 1, 2010 file photo, Capt. Robert Johnson is photographed outside of the guard house at the Lee Correctional Institution, in Bishopville, S.C. Johnson, an ex-South Carolina corrections officer who was nearly killed in a hit orchestrated by an inmate using an illegal cellphone is asking federal authorities for help to make sure nothing like it happens again.

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  11. Assemblyman Ryan Seeking Investigation into Nys DocRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    Assemblyman Sean Ryan is asking for a thorough investigation from the New York State Department of Corrections after the January arrest of Thomas Moore for sexually abusing a resident at the Waterfront Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Buffalo. Moore is a disabled man and also a level 3 sex offender with a history of sexually abusing women over the age of 50 who are bedridden or disabled.

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  12. Onetime defendant in legendary Lufthansa heist is rearrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    An aging mobster who made headlines two years ago by beating charges in a legendary heist retold in the hit film "Goodfellas" was rearrested on Wednesday for a far less noteworthy crime - the alleged torching of a car that cut him off in traffic. Vincent Asaro, a third generation member of the secretive Bonanno crime family, was to be arraigned later Wednesday on arson charges.

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  13. Chicago lawyer fights Army veteran's deportation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Chicago Tribune

    Without a court ruling in hand, a Chicago lawyer has filed an appeal to halt the deportation of a decorated Army veteran with a green card to his native Mexico. An order for removal was issued last week for Miguel Perez Jr., said his attorney, Chris Bergin, who learned of the order after calling a Department of Justice hotline that provides status updates to defendants and their lawyers.

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  14. Rochester man sentenced for fatal overdoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    A Rochester man was sentenced to 8 to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to dispensing an opiate that killed a 29-year-old Berwick, Maine, man last summer. Ryan Kirk, 27, pleaded guilty on Monday in Strafford County Superior Court to the special felony a sale of a controlled drug, death resulting for supplying a fentanyl dose that killed Adam Rainaud on June 24. The sentence suspends 1½ years of Kirk's minimum sentence for good behavior.

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  15. How long should Louisiana keep old, ill criminals in prison?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | NOLA.com

    Emanuel Lee runs out of breath easily, even when he is just getting up from his bed to walk a few feet to the bathroom. He has a severe form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease that's confined him to a hospital ward, one of two here at the maximum-security Louisiana State Penitentiary, where Lee's doing life for strangling his girlfriend in New Orleans.

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  16. 'Coach is anxious:' Tim Curley takes the stand at Graham Spanier's trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | PennLive.com

    Little more than a week after he pleaded guilty to a child endangerment charge, Tim Curley strode into a Dauphin County courtroom Wednesday morning to testify against his former boss, ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier. And as his questioning got under way, Curley, formerly Penn State's athletic director, told the jury he never directly spoke to Spanier during the probe of a May 1998 child-sex allegation against Jerry Sandusky.

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  17. Second conviction for rapistRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 22 | Pipestone County Star

    Frederick James McAbee, the man sentenced to prison for first-degree criminal sexual conduct in Pipestone County District Court a year ago received his South Dakota sentence on March 2 of 75 years in the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls for second-degree rape and committing a felony with a firearm. He received 50 years imprisonment for the rape conviction, with 475 days credit for time served, and a suspension of five years if certain conditions are met.

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  18. Sparrowbush Man Sentenced In Rape Fugitive's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | Your News Now

    An Orange County judge has handed down his decision: Five years of state prison for David Carlson, the man convicted of killing 35-year-old Norris Acosta-Sanchez. "I'm happy that he at least went with the lowest sentence, but I'm not happy with any of this," said Erik Carlson.

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  19. Chicago lawyer fights Army veteran's deportation orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Stars and Stripes

    Without a court ruling in hand, a Chicago lawyer has filed an appeal to halt the deportation of a decorated Army veteran with a green card to his native Mexico. An order for removal was issued last week for Miguel Perez Jr., said his attorney, Chris Bergin, who learned of the order after calling a Department of Justice hotline that provides status updates to defendants and their lawyers.

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  20. 1st sex reassignment inmate says women's prison is 'torture'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    The first U.S. inmate to have taxpayer-funded sex reassignment surgery says she's been mistreated since being transferred to a California women's prison, where she now has a beard and mustache because officials have denied her a razor. In a hand-written federal court filing, convicted killer Shiloh Heavenly Quine called her new housing at the Central California Women's Facility in Chowchilla a "torture unit."

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