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The Advocate
Catching a beating: Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incidentto whether the case had been brought to that office’s attention. Neither could
Catching a beating: Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incident
The Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
to whether the case had been brought to that office’s attention. Neither could the FBI. Pam Laborde, a spokeswoman for the corrections department, said that under policies in place in 2009, the prison warden would be in charge of investigating... Read more
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Greene County Daily World
Gregg Roudebush hopes to earn County Council bidin my decision making," Roudebush said. Also as a career, Roudebush works as a
Gregg Roudebush hopes to earn County Council bid
Greene County Daily World / Posted 6 hours ago
in my decision making," Roudebush said. Also as a career, Roudebush works as a case manager at Greene County Community Corrections Department and has been employed there for 10 years. Roudebush is married to his wife Susan.Respond to this... Read more
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The Alpena News
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michiganprior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult.
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigan
The Alpena News / Posted 13 hours ago
prior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult. Another bill would require the state Corrections Department to develop policies ensuring that inmates under 21 are released from their cell each day and allowed... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michiganprior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult.
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigan
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 14 hours ago
prior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult. Another bill would require the state Corrections Department to develop policies ensuring that inmates under 21 are released from their cell each day and allowed... Read more
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The Advocate
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incidentto whether the case had been brought to that office’s attention. Neither could
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incident
The Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
to whether the case had been brought to that office’s attention. Neither could the FBI. Pam Laborde, a spokeswoman for the corrections department, said that under policies in place in 2009, the prison warden would be in charge of investigating... Read more
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The Advocate
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incidentto whether the case had been brought to that office’s attention. Neither could
Nate Cain, on leave as Avoyelles warden amid investigation, was treated leniently in 2009 incident
The Advocate / Posted 15 hours ago
to whether the case had been brought to that office’s attention. Neither could the FBI. Pam Laborde, a spokeswoman for the corrections department, said that under policies in place in 2009, the prison warden would be in charge of investigating... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michiganprior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult.
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigan
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
prior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult. Another bill would require the state Corrections Department to develop policies ensuring that inmates under 21 are released from their cell each day and allowed... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
State inmates to no longer be sent to Oklahoma County jailDavid Prater asked county commissioners to cancel the county's contract with th
State inmates to no longer be sent to Oklahoma County jail
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted yesterday
David Prater asked county commissioners to cancel the county's contract with the state in order to avoid overcrowding. Corrections department spokeswoman Terri Watkins told The Journal Record (http://bit.ly/1NJDQ0Z ) that no decision has been... Read more
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The Daily Dunklin Democrat
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probationinmate in June. The revised charge submitted this month alleged that he accepte
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probation
The Daily Dunklin Democrat / Posted yesterday
inmate in June. The revised charge submitted this month alleged that he accepted favors from an inmate in return for supplying cigarettes to the inmate. Johnson's employment with the county corrections department ended in August.Respond to this st... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michiganprior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult.
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigan
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
prior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult. Another bill would require the state Corrections Department to develop policies ensuring that inmates under 21 are released from their cell each day and allowed... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Legislature: Don't try 17-old criminals as adultsprior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult.
Legislature: Don't try 17-old criminals as adults
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
prior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult. Another bill would require the state Corrections Department to develop policies ensuring that inmates under 21 are released from their cell each day and allowed... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michiganprior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult.A
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigan
The Monroe Evening News / Posted yesterday
prior record when considering if the offender should be sentenced as an adult.Another bill would require the state Corrections Department to develop policies ensuring that inmates under 21 are released from their cell each day and allowed... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigansome counties have exceptional programs to help juvenile offenders while others
Bills to raise adult criminal age to 18 advance in Michigan
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted yesterday
some counties have exceptional programs to help juvenile offenders while others simply allow them to be placed under the Corrections Department — essentially because prison costs are entirely borne by the state. The House proposal would retain... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probationhad sex with an inmate in June. The revised charge submitted this month alleged
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probation
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted yesterday
had sex with an inmate in June. The revised charge submitted this month alleged that he accepted favors from an inmate in return for supplying cigarettes to the inmate. Johnson's employment with the county corrections department ended in... Read more
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FOX News
Search for missing South Florida mom and Air Force vet under waycar, but her wallet and cellphone were missing, the station reported. Deputies
Search for missing South Florida mom and Air Force vet under way
FOX News / Posted yesterday
car, but her wallet and cellphone were missing, the station reported. Deputies, detectives, sheriff’s posse members and Corrections Department bloodhound teams searched Friday morning for any sign of Todd from the ground and the air, the... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Toy drone clears wall of Jackson-area Michigan prison; from where?topped with two propeller wings — was too small to carry contraband or a camera
Toy drone clears wall of Jackson-area Michigan prison; from where?
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 2 days ago
topped with two propeller wings — was too small to carry contraband or a camera and did not come into contact with inmates, Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz told the Free Press Thursday. But it remains a mystery how the toy — which... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerinclude payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 2 days ago
include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits. The results represent 2010 figures and the... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerinclude payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 2 days ago
include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits. The results represent 2010 figures and the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerinclude payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits. The results represent 2010 figures and the... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerinclude payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 2 days ago
include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits. The results represent 2010 figures and the... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisonerinclude payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-
The 15 states with the highest cost per prisoner
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 2 days ago
include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits. The results represent 2010 figures and the... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probationmonth alleged that he accepted favors from an inmate in return for supplying ci
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probation
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 2 days ago
month alleged that he accepted favors from an inmate in return for supplying cigarettes to the inmate. Johnson’s employment with the county corrections department ended in August. Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltod... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probationhad sex with an inmate in June. The revised charge submitted this month alleged
Former jail guard accused of sex with inmate gets probation
KOMU Columbia / Posted 2 days ago
had sex with an inmate in June. The revised charge submitted this month alleged that he accepted favors from an inmate in return for supplying cigarettes to the inmate. Johnson's employment with the county corrections department ended in... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Toy drone clears wall of Jackson-area Michigan prison; from where?topped with two propeller wings — was too small to carry contraband or a camera
Toy drone clears wall of Jackson-area Michigan prison; from where?
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
topped with two propeller wings — was too small to carry contraband or a camera and did not come into contact with inmates, Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz told the Free Press Thursday. But it remains a mystery how the toy — which... Read more
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The News-Times
Connecticut has one of the highest costs per prisonerinclude payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-
Connecticut has one of the highest costs per prisoner
The News-Times / Posted 2 days ago
include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits. The results represent 2010 figures and the... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Connecticut has one of the highest costs per prisonerinclude payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-
Connecticut has one of the highest costs per prisoner
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
include payments to local jails, payments to other states for housing of state-sentenced inmates and expenses outside the corrections department budgets such as health care costs and employee benefits. The results represent 2010 figures and the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Shawnee County commissioners approve community corrections budgetShawnee County commissioners Thursday approved a comprehensive plan and budget
Shawnee County commissioners approve community corrections budget
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Shawnee County commissioners Thursday approved a comprehensive plan and budget for the community corrections department that shows an increase in spending over last year. The commission also approved a grant the department applies for yearly. The... Read more
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Breitbart
‘Second-Chance’ Criminal Kills Again, GOP Congress May Release Thousands Moredays for every month served, plus the potential for two additional days for exc
‘Second-Chance’ Criminal Kills Again, GOP Congress May Release Thousands More
Breitbart / Posted 4 days ago
days for every month served, plus the potential for two additional days for exceptionally good behavior. As the Michigan Corrections Department states: “Truth in Sentencing is a 1998 state law which eliminates disciplinary credits, good time and... Read more
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NBC Miami
Man Arrested in Murder of Miami-Dade Corrections Officerhired an attorney. Hall was found shot to death in his apartment by his mother
Man Arrested in Murder of Miami-Dade Corrections Officer
NBC Miami / Posted 4 days ago
hired an attorney. Hall was found shot to death in his apartment by his mother. The 15-year veteran with the Miami-Dade Corrections Department didn't report for work and his mother had gone to see why. According to an arrest report, a neighbor... Read more
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Aliran Online
Burma takes major step to end decades-long cycle of political arrestsarmy general appointed by the commander-in-chief, giving the military effective
Burma takes major step to end decades-long cycle of political arrests
Aliran Online / Posted 5 days ago
army general appointed by the commander-in-chief, giving the military effective control over the Myanmar police force, the corrections department, and the Special Branch. “To break the decades-long cycle of politically motivated arrests of... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Heart attack blamed for death of 45-old Iowa inmateFORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Corrections Department says a prisoner at the
Heart attack blamed for death of 45-old Iowa inmate
KWWL Iowa / Posted 5 days ago
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Corrections Department says a prisoner at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility has died. A department news release said Tuesday that 45-year-old Ron Zurfluh had been taken to Trinity Regional Medical Center on April... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Heart attack blamed for death of 45-old Iowa inmateFORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Corrections Department says a prisoner at the
Heart attack blamed for death of 45-old Iowa inmate
KTTC Rochester / Posted 5 days ago
FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - The Iowa Corrections Department says a prisoner at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility has died. A department news release said Tuesday that 45-year-old Ron Zurfluh had been taken to Trinity Regional Medical Center on April... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan prisoners get new job training optionto check progress. The expectation is that the support inside will result in fe
Michigan prisoners get new job training option
MLive.com / Posted 5 days ago
to check progress. The expectation is that the support inside will result in fewer repeat offenses on the outside. The corrections department already is planning to expand it to Jackson, if legislators grant additional funding. Meanwhile, the... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma inmate deaths jump 71 percent in five years, records showThe number of prisoners who died last year while in the custody of the Oklahoma
Oklahoma inmate deaths jump 71 percent in five years, records show
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
The number of prisoners who died last year while in the custody of the Oklahoma Corrections Department grew by roughly 70 percent compared with figures for 2010, a trend officials say is likely to continue as inmates grow older behind bars and prison... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Man who killed Plant City worker wants execution sped upin 1998 and installed at Florida State Prison in Raiford in 1999. Alberto Mosc
Man who killed Plant City worker wants execution sped up
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
in 1998 and installed at Florida State Prison in Raiford in 1999. Alberto Moscoso, a press secretary for the state corrections department, said the chair is tested regularly and “maintained for functionality.” Doty is eager for his turn in... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Is the death penalty in Arizona on life support?going up to the White House. Then came floods of public documents requested fr
Is the death penalty in Arizona on life support?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
going up to the White House. Then came floods of public documents requested from the FDA and the Arizona and California corrections departments. They showed that local FDA officials were in on the importation. Arizona corrections officials were... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Prisons work to limit use of solitary confinement715 prisoners statewide are now in lock-up, compared with 1,615 in 2014. The tr
Prisons work to limit use of solitary confinement
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 8 days ago
715 prisoners statewide are now in lock-up, compared with 1,615 in 2014. The trend is the result of efforts by the state Corrections Department to limit the use of solitary confinement. President Barack Obama issued an executive action in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Out of jail and uninsured, ex inmates face healthcare challengesor jail, according to state data. Thousands more cycle in and out of jails each
Out of jail and uninsured, ex inmates face healthcare challenges
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
or jail, according to state data. Thousands more cycle in and out of jails each year without being convicted. However, the corrections department said it enrolled only 1,337 released inmates in Medicaid during those 27 months. Another 1,158... Read more
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ajc.com
White supremacists and counter-protesters at Stone Mountainwill be out in force, accompanied by representatives of the GBI, Georgia State
White supremacists and counter-protesters at Stone Mountain
ajc.com / Posted 8 days ago
will be out in force, accompanied by representatives of the GBI, Georgia State Patrol, Department of Natural Resources, Corrections Department and DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Also on Saturday, the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement will... Read more
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Juneau Empire
36-year-old man found dead at Anchorage jailon multiple probation violations. He’s the fourth inmate to die in custody thi
36-year-old man found dead at Anchorage jail
Juneau Empire / Posted 9 days ago
on multiple probation violations. He’s the fourth inmate to die in custody this year. All prisoner deaths are reviewed by Alaska State Troopers and the State Medical Examiner’s Office. The corrections department will also conduct an internal rev... Read more
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Alaska Public
36-year-old man found dead in Anchorage jailon multiple probation violations. He is the fourth inmate to die in custody th
36-year-old man found dead in Anchorage jail
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
on multiple probation violations. He is the fourth inmate to die in custody this year. All prisoner deaths are reviewed by Alaska State Troopers and the State Medical Examiner’s Office. The corrections department will also conduct an internal revi... Read more
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NBC Miami
Mom of Slain Corrections Officer Speaks Out, Reward Increasedthree months have passed since Drummond found her son killed inside his apartme
Mom of Slain Corrections Officer Speaks Out, Reward Increased
NBC Miami / Posted 9 days ago
three months have passed since Drummond found her son killed inside his apartment. The 15-year veteran with the Miami-Dade Corrections Department didn't report for work and his mother went to see why. "It really has brought on a stress, a strain,"... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Lawsuit says ‘code of silence’ hid California inmate’s deathover Duran’s death, which initially was classified as a suicide by the Amador C
Lawsuit says ‘code of silence’ hid California inmate’s death
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
over Duran’s death, which initially was classified as a suicide by the Amador County coroner, then as “accidental” by the corrections department. He said that he had conducted about a dozen inmate death reviews in his time in the job and that all... Read more
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Sun Star
SC allows detainees to vote in May pollsof Comelec on detainee voting. The petition was filed by lawyer Victor Aguinal
SC allows detainees to vote in May polls
Sun Star / Posted 11 days ago
of Comelec on detainee voting. The petition was filed by lawyer Victor Aguinaldo against New Bilibid Prison, Bureau of Corrections, Department of Justice, Commission on Elections, Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, Different Municipal City... Read more
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MLive.com
Bobbie Maples murder prelim delayed by missing defendant, missing witnesswhich then arranges for the prisoner's transport. But a writ for Williams was,
Bobbie Maples murder prelim delayed by missing defendant, missing witness
MLive.com / Posted 11 days ago
which then arranges for the prisoner's transport. But a writ for Williams was, for unknown reasons, never sent to the corrections department for Wednesday's hearing, an attorney with the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office told Visiting Judge... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Raw sewage floods Auckland prisonParemoremo for an overflowing sewer that has caused a stench sporadically for y
Raw sewage floods Auckland prison
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Paremoremo for an overflowing sewer that has caused a stench sporadically for years. The sewer, owned and operated by the Corrections Department, had caused a stink in nearby Te Araroa Drive several times and overflowed several times. A resident... Read more
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Salon.com
New Mexico rescinds firing of guards on duty during escapeindependent analysis of the escape suggested the officers failed to follow secu
New Mexico rescinds firing of guards on duty during escape
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
independent analysis of the escape suggested the officers failed to follow security protocols. “From our perspective, the Corrections Department was very hasty to scapegoat these two officers and place the responsibility on them for the escape of... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Gov. Fallin signs bill allowing prisons to store lethal injection drugsdrugs at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary. Senate Bill 884 was signed by Gov. M
Gov. Fallin signs bill allowing prisons to store lethal injection drugs
The Oklahoman / Posted 11 days ago
drugs at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary. Senate Bill 884 was signed by Gov. Mary Fallin on Tuesday, giving the state Corrections Department the authority to obtain federal and state licenses to store controlled drugs. Currently, only... Read more
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Denver Post
Denver DA declines to charge corrections officer who killed man during motorcycle rally brawlvideo evidence — will be made public. It was not immediately clear when that wo
Denver DA declines to charge corrections officer who killed man during motorcycle rally brawl
Denver Post / Posted 11 days ago
video evidence — will be made public. It was not immediately clear when that would happen. Duran has been employed at the corrections department since May 2012 and works at the Denver complex where convicts are evaluated before they are assigned... Read more
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KWGN Denver
No charges to be filed in deadly Colorado Motorcycle Expo brawland the Iron Order motorcycle clubs. The investigation confirmed that shots wer
No charges to be filed in deadly Colorado Motorcycle Expo brawl
KWGN Denver / Posted 12 days ago
and the Iron Order motorcycle clubs. The investigation confirmed that shots were fired by Mendoza and Derek Duran, the corrections department employee, the DA’s office said. Duran fired the first shot, injuring one person. Within a minute,... Read more
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