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News.com.au
Properties raided in hunt for escaped killerJeffrey Ahwon, 19, escaped from Holtze Prison on Friday after staying in the lo
Properties raided in hunt for escaped killer
News.com.au / Posted 11 hours ago
Jeffrey Ahwon, 19, escaped from Holtze Prison on Friday after staying in the low-security workers’ cottages. PICTURE: Elise Derwin UPDATE: Police have raided several properties in Darwin and Palmerston as the search for escaped prisoner Jeffrey... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Sheriff wants to lock down raise in rate some inmates payA judge is being asked to require Oklahoma County jail inmates to pay back $48.
Sheriff wants to lock down raise in rate some inmates pay
The Oklahoman / Posted 17 hours ago
A judge is being asked to require Oklahoma County jail inmates to pay back $48.05 a day for the time they are locked up before conviction. Inmates currently are being charged $44.51 per day, if convicted. Sheriff John Whetsel is asking for the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Budget bill considered in New Mexico LegislatureSANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives vote
Budget bill considered in New Mexico Legislature
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) � New Mexico's Republican-led House of Representatives voted to approve a $6.3 billion budget that increases spending on Medicaid health care, early childhood education and prisons while cutting funding to state colleges and... Read more
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ABC News
'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Moved to Adult Jail in TexasThe Texan teenager who has been returned to the United States after allegedly f
'Affluenza' Teen Ethan Couch Moved to Adult Jail in Texas
ABC News / Posted yesterday
The Texan teenager who has been returned to the United States after allegedly fleeing to Mexico with his mother has been moved to an adult jail, records show. The housing change was confirmed today via corrections department records which now list... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
'He's left the court': Defendant flees after being told he's going to jailDefendant Jordan Jones flees Darwin courtroom after being told he was going to
'He's left the court': Defendant flees after being told he's going to jail
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
Defendant Jordan Jones flees Darwin courtroom after being told he was going to prison A man remains at large after making a desperate scramble from a Darwin court after being told he would be sent to prison for breaching his bail. Key... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
New Mexico lawmakers look to curb opioid addictionALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) � With one of the highest drug overdose death rates in t
New Mexico lawmakers look to curb opioid addiction
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) � With one of the highest drug overdose death rates in the nation, New Mexico has been working for years to curb what has now been identified by the highest levels of government as a national epidemic. The state was the first... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma governor halts tougher commutation policyGov. Mary Fallin has blocked the state Pardon and Parole Board from adopting a
Oklahoma governor halts tougher commutation policy
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 days ago
Gov. Mary Fallin has blocked the state Pardon and Parole Board from adopting a set of proposed procedures and eligibility for early release consideration that would have disqualified many state inmates from even applying. In a letter dated Jan. 29,... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
NY prison officials consider introducing pepper sprayALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York corrections commissioner says prison officials
NY prison officials consider introducing pepper spray
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 2 days ago
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The New York corrections commissioner says prison officials want to introduce pepper spray to deescalate confrontations between officers and inmates. Commissioner Anthony Annucci tells lawmakers at a budget hearing Thursday that... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
New Mexico lawmakers look to curb opioid addictionALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - With one of the highest drug overdose death rates in t
New Mexico lawmakers look to curb opioid addiction
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 2 days ago
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - With one of the highest drug overdose death rates in the nation, New Mexico has been working for years to curb what has now been identified by the highest levels of government as a national epidemic. The state was the first... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rise in reoffence rates 'puzzling'Officials tell minister gains reversing after solid start The Corrections Depa
Rise in reoffence rates 'puzzling'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Officials tell minister gains reversing after solid start The Corrections Department has told its new minister Judith Collins that it is struggling to understand why reoffending continues to rise in New Zealand. Cutting recidivism is one of the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Neglect of duty major problem in law enforcementRelated search Neglect of duty on the part of officials is a major cause of in
Neglect of duty major problem in law enforcement
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
Related search Neglect of duty on the part of officials is a major cause of inefficiency in law enforcement, according to findings of an opinion survey conducted by Suan Dusit Rajabhat University's Suan Dusit Poll. The poll, conducted from Jan 26... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Woman Crashes SUV Onto University Of Tulsa Tennis CourtsAmber Hilberling, Family Appear On Dr. Phil Today And TomorrowAmber Hilberling,
Woman Crashes SUV Onto University Of Tulsa Tennis Courts
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 4 days ago
Amber Hilberling, Family Appear On Dr. Phil Today And TomorrowAmber Hilberling, Family Appear On Dr. Phil Today And Tomorrow Amber Hilberling was convicted of killing her husband, Josh, in Tulsa. A high-profile Tulsa murder case will be the subject... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Anonymous-linked hackers leak 100 Thai prison databasesThe image posted to Facebook by hackers claiming responsibility for attacking T
Anonymous-linked hackers leak 100 Thai prison databases
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
The image posted to Facebook by hackers claiming responsibility for attacking Thai law enforcement websites over the past month. Related Stories Hackers who last week claimed responsibility for knocking 20 Corrections Department websites offline... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Anonymous-linked hackers leak 100 Thai prison databasesThe image posted to Facebook by hackers claiming responsibility for Thai law en
Anonymous-linked hackers leak 100 Thai prison databases
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 4 days ago
The image posted to Facebook by hackers claiming responsibility for Thai law enforcement websites over the past month. Related Stories Hackers who last week claimed responsibility for knocking 20 Corrections Department websites offline on Wednesday... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Prison Employee Arrested, Accused Of Sex CrimesA prison employee was arrested Monday after being accused of having a sexual re
Prison Employee Arrested, Accused Of Sex Crimes
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 4 days ago
A prison employee was arrested Monday after being accused of having a sexual relationship with an inmate, a state corrections department spokeswoman confirmed. Jennifer McElroy, 34, was arrested on complaints of rape and forcible oral sodomy,... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona Prison System Proposes Community Corrections CenterArizona’s corrections department wants to open a center to help newly released
Arizona Prison System Proposes Community Corrections Center
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 4 days ago
Arizona’s corrections department wants to open a center to help newly released inmates who violate terms of their supervision. The agency already operates a community corrections center in Pima County that serves about 800 inmates a year. Last... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Manager at women's prison on job after prostitution-related convictionThe Oregon Department of Corrections is allowing an employee who works with inm
Manager at women's prison on job after prostitution-related conviction
OregonLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
The Oregon Department of Corrections is allowing an employee who works with inmates at Oregon's only prison for women to remain on the job after a recent conviction for soliciting a prostitute. Nathan Cantlin, 42, the inmate work program coordinator... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
Oklahoma prison system mum on convicted cop's whereaboutsOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma prison officials won't disclose where they are ho
Oklahoma prison system mum on convicted cop's whereabouts
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 5 days ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma prison officials won't disclose where they are housing a former police officer convicted of raping and sexually victimizing women on his beat, saying the information must be kept secret for his own protection. Former... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Oklahoma prison system mum on convicted cop's whereaboutsOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma prison officials won't disclose where they are ho
Oklahoma prison system mum on convicted cop's whereabouts
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 5 days ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma prison officials won't disclose where they are housing a former police officer convicted of raping and sexually victimizing women on his beat, saying the information must be kept secret for his own protection. Former... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Oklahoma prison system mum on convicted cop's whereaboutsOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma prison officials won't disclose where they are ho
Oklahoma prison system mum on convicted cop's whereabouts
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 5 days ago
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma prison officials won't disclose where they are housing a former police officer convicted of raping and sexually victimizing women on his beat, saying the information must be kept secret for his own protection. Former... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Daniel Holtzclaw's attorneys file notice they will appealFormer Oklahoma City Officer Daniel Holtzclaw's attorneys filed notice Monday s
Daniel Holtzclaw's attorneys file notice they will appeal
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 5 days ago
Former Oklahoma City Officer Daniel Holtzclaw's attorneys filed notice Monday saying they will appeal his convictions. Oklahoma prison officials won't disclose where they are housing a former police officer convicted of raping and sexually... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Corrections Officer Stomps Cuffed Inmate: ProsecutorsA South Jersey corrections officer who allegedly kicked and stomped a county ja
Corrections Officer Stomps Cuffed Inmate: Prosecutors
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 5 days ago
A South Jersey corrections officer who allegedly kicked and stomped a county jail inmate after the man was subdued and handcuffed has been charged with aggravated assault. Camden County prosecutors said 43-year-old John Stinsman, of Pennsauken, is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Tackling homelessness head onAs most New Zealanders head home from summer holidays, some have no homes to go
Tackling homelessness head on
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
As most New Zealanders head home from summer holidays, some have no homes to go to — but that is changing in Hamilton, which aims to end homelessness this year. Simon Collins reports. Busker Sam Hogg has a new home. Photo / Doug Sherring Sam Hogg... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Man found dead in Pembroke Pines home identified as corrections corporalPEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - A man who was found dead inside a Pembroke Pines homes o
Man found dead in Pembroke Pines home identified as corrections corporal
Local 10 Miami / Posted 6 days ago
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - A man who was found dead inside a Pembroke Pines homes on Friday has been identified as Daveon Hall, 40, a Miami-Dade County corrections corporal. Pembroke Pines police were called to the 1000 block of Southwest 122nd Avenue... Read more
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NBC Miami
Corrections Officer Found Dead Inside Pembroke Pines HomePolice say a supervisor called the family of 40-year-old Daveon Hall after he f
Corrections Officer Found Dead Inside Pembroke Pines Home
NBC Miami / Posted 6 days ago
Police say a supervisor called the family of 40-year-old Daveon Hall after he failed to show up for work Friday at Miami's Pre-Trial Detention Center. Hall's mother went to his apartment to check on him and found her son lying on the living room... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Missouri networks work to help former inmatesCOLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Dan Hanneken sums up the work he does helping people recen
Missouri networks work to help former inmates
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Dan Hanneken sums up the work he does helping people recently released from prison readjust to society with a simple phrase. "When I go home tonight, my hope is my TV is still in my living room," he said Thursday morning at the... Read more
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The Advocate
Louisiana Department of Corrections mistakenly releases inmate; second such incident in recent monthsST. GABRIEL — State corrections officials say they are investigating how a man
Louisiana Department of Corrections mistakenly releases inmate; second such incident in recent months
The Advocate / Posted 7 days ago
ST. GABRIEL — State corrections officials say they are investigating how a man who escaped a West Baton Rouge Parish work-release facility to commit a crime in Baton Rouge last year was mistakenly released Thursday from the Elayn Hunt Correctional... Read more
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MLive.com
Almost 200 people take icy swim in Clark Lake to benefit Special OlympicsCLARK LAKE, MI – They led all the groups to the lake, and just when they had st
Almost 200 people take icy swim in Clark Lake to benefit Special Olympics
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
CLARK LAKE, MI – They led all the groups to the lake, and just when they had started to thaw, they reentered the line. Four Michigan Department of Corrections employees jumped twice Saturday, Jan. 30, into the icy waters of Clark Lake for the annual... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in brief

Investigators charge man who said he fell down 25-foot hole

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North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 8 days ago

Investigators charge man who said he fell down 25-foot hole

MADISON — Investigators in Rockingham County say a man who said he fell down a 25-foot hole while walking through the woods before a winter storm made up the story.

The... Read more

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KPBS San Diego
Tragedy Moves A Community To Combat Drug AddictionWhen it comes to fighting addiction, they say you have to hit bottom. For Rutla
Tragedy Moves A Community To Combat Drug Addiction
KPBS San Diego / Posted 8 days ago
When it comes to fighting addiction, they say you have to hit bottom. For Rutland, Vt., a town of 17,000 devastated by heroin, the bottom came in September 2012. A popular high school senior was struck and killed by a driver who was high. Local... Read more
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The Advocate
Sheriff Marlin Gusman pulls plug on prisoner re-entry program amid mounting pressure to scrap itBowing to the demands of city leaders, Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman ann
Sheriff Marlin Gusman pulls plug on prisoner re-entry program amid mounting pressure to scrap it
The Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Bowing to the demands of city leaders, Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman announced Friday that he has pulled the plug on a state inmate re-entry program based in New Orleans that sought to reduce the risk that prisoners with local ties would... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Correctional officers union unhappy with new prison commissionerA correctional officers union took aim at the Alaska’s newly appointed, reform-
Correctional officers union unhappy with new prison commissioner
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 8 days ago
A correctional officers union took aim at the Alaska’s newly appointed, reform-minded prison chief today. Randy McLellan, president of the Alaska Correctional Officers Association, said his members are “frustrated” and “disappointed” that Dean... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Ex-prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmates Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 11:55 AM RALEIGH — A former guard at North Carolina'
Ex-prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmates
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
Posted Jan. 29, 2016 at 11:55 AM RALEIGH — A former guard at North Carolina's women's prison in Raleigh has been accused of engaging in sex acts with four inmates last summer.The News & Observer... Read more
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Middletown Times Herald-Record
Local jail guard accused of smuggling drugs into jailKINGSTON - A corrections officer for the Ulster County jail and a Saugerties wo
Local jail guard accused of smuggling drugs into jail
Middletown Times Herald-Record / Posted 8 days ago
KINGSTON - A corrections officer for the Ulster County jail and a Saugerties woman were charged Thursday with felonies, accused of helping to smuggle tobacco, marijuana and Suboxone into the jail, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office says. According... Read more
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Daily Journal
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
Daily Journal / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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York Daily Record
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
York Daily Record / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmatesA former guard at North Carolina's women's prison in Raleigh has been accused o
prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmates
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 9 days ago
A former guard at North Carolina's women's prison in Raleigh has been accused of engaging in sex acts with four inmates last summer. The News & Observer reports that 32-year-old Bishme Father Desha Allah of Durham surrendered to authorities... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Fact check: The 7th Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The 7th Republican debate
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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First Coast News
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
First Coast News / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Fact check: The seventh Republican debateThe Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched th
Fact check: The seventh Republican debate
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 9 days ago
The Republican presidential candidates debated in Iowa Jan. 28 and stretched the facts: • Sen. Marco Rubio went too far in claiming that Hillary Clinton “wants to put Barack Obama on the Supreme Court.” An Iowa resident suggested such an appointment... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmatesRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A former guard at North Carolina's women's prison in Ralei
prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmates
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 9 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A former guard at North Carolina's women's prison in Raleigh has been accused of engaging in sex acts with four inmates last summer. The News & Observer (http://bit.ly/1m053zd ) reports that 32-year-old Bishme Father Desha Allah... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmatesRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A former guard at North Carolina's women's prison in Ralei
prison guard accused of having sex with 4 inmates
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 9 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A former guard at North Carolina's women's prison in Raleigh has been accused of engaging in sex acts with four inmates last summer. The News & Observer (http://bit.ly/1m053zd ) reports that 32-year-old Bishme Father Desha Allah... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
Gov. Bill Walker appoints new chief to lead Alaska's troubled prison systemGov. Bill Walker has appointed special assistant Dean Williams to lead Alaska’s
Gov. Bill Walker appoints new chief to lead Alaska's troubled prison system
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 9 days ago
Gov. Bill Walker has appointed special assistant Dean Williams to lead Alaska’s troubled prison system, replacing acting Corrections Commissioner Walt Monegan. A former superintendent of Anchorage’s McLaughlin Youth Center, Williams co-authored a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Sounds bodies taken off boat, book claimsThe bodies of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart were taken off the boat of convicted mu
Sounds bodies taken off boat, book claims
Otago Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
The bodies of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart were taken off the boat of convicted murderer Scott Watson in Picton the day they were killed, a new book on the Marlborough Sounds murders claims. In contrast to the police case that they were dumped at sea,... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Floyd Bledsoe, exonerated in 1999 murder: 'The death penalty is unjust'Fifty-one days after he was released from prison, his conviction for a murder h
Floyd Bledsoe, exonerated in 1999 murder: 'The death penalty is unjust'
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Fifty-one days after he was released from prison, his conviction for a murder he didn’t commit wiped from the record, Floyd Bledsoe urged Kansas legislators to repeal the state’s death penalty law Thursday. “We must stop the death penalty today,” he... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Sounds murder: New book claims bodies of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart buried on landA new book claims the bodies of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart were taken off Scott
Sounds murder: New book claims bodies of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart buried on land
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 9 days ago
A new book claims the bodies of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart were taken off Scott Watson's boat and buried on land. The bodies of Olivia Hope and Ben Smart were taken off the boat of convicted murderer Scott Watson in Picton the day they were killed, a... Read more
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