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  1. 'Credible Threat': Bloods, Crips Among Notorious Gangs Threatening to 'Take Out' CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    California law enforcement agencies are among those on high alert Monday, after officials got word of a "credible threat" by some of the country's most notorious gangs, who are allegedly banding together to target officers. "We are aware of the threat," said LAPD Officer Rosario Herrera, a spokeswoman for the department, when contacted by Patch.

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  2. Man pleads guilty to role in 2011 stabbing death near Ruggles; others still soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Universal Hub

    Steven Rolley, 32, of Dorchester, pleaded guilty today to manslaughter for the death of Justin Albert on Tremont Street in Roxbury early on Sept. 14, 2011, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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  3. Inmate found dead at East Jersey State PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NJ.com

    AVENEL - An inmate serving time for murder at East Jersey State Prison was found dead Sunday night, according to the state Department of Corrections. Nicholas W. Tejeda, 57, was found unresponsive in his cell at 11:05 p.m., according to Minhaj Hassan, spokesman for the DOC.

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  4. Parker: Music seemed to transform many of the prison inmatesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    Lee Correctional Institution, South Carolina's largest maximum-security prison, gets plenty of bad press - from a riot and a lockdown in February to drone-delivered contraband a few days ago. On a recent serendipitous visit to the prison with a friend, renowned cellist Claire Bryant, and a group of her fellow New York musicians, I was privileged to witness the transformative power of music scored with human kindness.

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  5. Robert Durst will be transferred to St. Charles Parish jailRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | NOLA.com

    Millionaire murder suspect Robert Durst will be transferred to the St. Charles Parish jail for the duration of the federal weapons case, court records indicate. U.S. District Judge Helen Ginger Berrigan on Monday approved Durst's transfer from the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel to the lockup in St. Charles Parish, about a half hour from the downtown New Orleans federal courthouse.

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  6. Alabama death row inmate hangs himself in prison cellRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The county's Deputy Coroner Bill Yates says 41-year-old Benito Alberran hanged himself Sunday night at the William Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer. Yates says Albarran had been in the prison's infirmary and was in a solitary cell when his body was recovered.

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    8 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Officials with the Jefferson County Coroner's Office said Benito Albarran hanged himself at the Donaldson Correctional Facility on Sunday. He was being held in solitary confinement and had been in the infirmary for medical issues before his death, according to the coroner.

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  8. Deadly Nevada prison brawl stokes mystery about guards, gunsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Star

    ... fired by guards during the same period at all the state's other prisons combined. The practice continues. State prisons chief Greg Cox reported that several inmates were injured by a guard firing a shotgun to break up a fight Tuesday at Ely State ...

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  9. First member of Ghostface Gangsters sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The first member of the Ghostface Gangsters was sentenced on Monday. Zachery Hughes pleaded guilty to eight counts, including trafficking methamphetamine, sale of methamphetamine, violation of the Street Gang Terrorism Prevent Act and many more.

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  10. Judge won't delay order on inmate sex reassignment surgeryRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    A federal judge refused Monday to delay his order for California to provide sex reassignment surgery for a transgender inmate. U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar made his ruling in response to a request by state corrections officials, who also have appealed to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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  11. Wyoming man pleads guilty in hit man plot against motherRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This 2012 photo provided by the Wyoming Department of Corrections shows Andrew Silicani. The Federal Bureau of Investigation alleges Silicani attempted to hire someone to kill his parents so he could collect money on their life insurance policies.

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  12. Resentencing ordered in terrifying robbery of Harrisburg cab driverRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    A state Superior Court panel has told a Dauphin County judge he must resentence a Harrisburg man for the terrifying armed robbery of a cab driver who identified his attacker from a newspaper photograph. This time around, county Judge Scott A. Evans must cite more specific reasons for the prison term he imposes on 23-year-old Terryl J. Hankerson, the state judges said.

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  13. Oregon prison inmate who jumped fence recaptured along coastRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Columbian

    The state Department of Corrections says the inmate was taken into custody about 1:30 a.m. Monday near Lakeside. That's along U.S. 101 less than 15 miles north of the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution in North Bend.

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  14. Iowa man serving a life sentence for first...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WMT-AM Cedar Rapids

    THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS SAYS 62-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL ROUSE DIED SUNDAY IN IOWA CITY AFTER HE TOLD A NURSE HE WAS HAVING TROUBLE BREATHING AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO UNIVERSITY OF IOWA HOSPITALS AND CLINICS, WHERE HE WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD.

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  15. Two Inmates Escape, One In CustodyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | KXL-AM Portland

    Two prisoners jumped a fence at the Shutter Creek Correctional Institution on the South Oregon Coast on Sunday morning. One of the men has been captured, but the other remains on the run.

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  16. Lawyer: B'ville cop had no right to stop serial DWI driver moving car in bar parking lotRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    As promised, a judge sent a serial DWI driver to jail this afternoon following his morning arraignment on new drunken driving charges. State Supreme Court Justice John Brunetti said this morning he had no choice but to let John Bobik , 37, of 6794 Guyder Road, go free for four hours until the judge could get the paperwork ready to send him to jail.

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  17. Convicted cop-killer hangs himself in Alabama prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Benito Ocampo Albarran, left, hung himself in William E. Donaldson Correction Facility on April 26, 2015. He was on Death Row for the 2005 shooting death of Huntsville Police Officer Daniel Golden.

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  18. Prison mystery: How did deadly shotgun blasts end an inmate 'gladiator' fight?Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | New York Post

    ... fired by guards during the same period at all the state's other prisons combined. The practice continues. State prisons chief Greg Cox reported that several inmates were injured by a guard firing a shotgun to break up a fight Tuesday at Ely State ...

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  19. HCCC placed on lockdown after attempted jailbreakRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    Hawaii Community Correctional Center was placed on lockdown early Saturday morning after four inmates, including one awaiting re-trial on a murder charge, allegedly attempted to escape. The attempted jailbreak occurred at about 2 a.m., according to a statement from the state Department of Public Safety.

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  20. Judge won't stay order granting gender reassignment to inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    A federal judge on Monday denied a request from California Attorney General Kamala Harris to place a hold on an order requiring the Golden State to offer gender reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate convicted of second-degree murder. In an eight-page decision , U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar, an Obama appointee, says the state demonstrated it may suffer irreparable injury if the denial of a stay deprives officials of appellate review, but ultimately decides in favor of Michelle Norsworthy, a trans women who's being held at Mule Creek State Prison in Ione, Calif.

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