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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hiland: Deputy won't be chargedCONWAY -- Faulkner County Sheriff's Maj. John Randall will not be charged with
Hiland: Deputy won't be charged
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 hours ago
CONWAY -- Faulkner County Sheriff's Maj. John Randall will not be charged with a crime over a shooting in the line of duty almost three months ago, a prosecutor said Monday. Randall, who has been on leave since the shooting June 2, oversees the... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
State lawmaker wants feds to look at Tennessee prison problems, questions impartiality of selected groupNASHVILLE -- A top Tennessee House Democrat questioned Monday whether the plann
State lawmaker wants feds to look at Tennessee prison problems, questions impartiality of selected group
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
NASHVILLE -- A top Tennessee House Democrat questioned Monday whether the planned outside review of state prison problems by the American Correctional Association will provide an accurate picture, calling instead for a "truly independent" examination... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Lawmaker questions impartiality of state prison auditA Tennessee lawmaker is questioning whether an audit of problems in state priso
Lawmaker questions impartiality of state prison audit
WSMV Nashville / Posted 16 hours ago
A Tennessee lawmaker is questioning whether an audit of problems in state prisons will give an unbiased examination. Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield is a member of the American Corrections Association. The trade... Read more
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KXII Sherman
Man pleads guilty to robbery /arson, gets 15 years sentenceMADILL, Okla. -- A man accused of burglarizing a Madill home, then setting it o
Man pleads guilty to robbery /arson, gets 15 years sentence
KXII Sherman / Posted 18 hours ago
MADILL, Okla. -- A man accused of burglarizing a Madill home, then setting it on fire, was sentenced Monday in Marshall County. Brandon Curnutte entered a guilty plea today to second degree burglary and no contest to second degree arson He was... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
House Democrats call for independent, outside review of Tennessee prisonsNASHVILLE — State House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Stewart on Monday calle
House Democrats call for independent, outside review of Tennessee prisons
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 20 hours ago
NASHVILLE — State House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Stewart on Monday called for a “truly independent,” outside review of Tennessee’s prison problems by the National Institute of Corrections, -- as opposed to what he called the “routine,... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
House Democrats call for independent, outside review of Tennessee prisonsNASHVILLE — State House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Stewart on Monday calle
House Democrats call for independent, outside review of Tennessee prisons
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
NASHVILLE — State House Democratic Caucus Chairman Mike Stewart on Monday called for a "truly independent," outside review of Tennessee's prison problems by the National Institute of Corrections, — as opposed to what he called the "routine,... Read more
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Carroll County News
Berryville man sentenced to 30 years in sexual assault involving minor girlsA Carroll County Circuit Court jury found Frank Campbell, 45, guilty on two cou
Berryville man sentenced to 30 years in sexual assault involving minor girls
Carroll County News / Posted yesterday
A Carroll County Circuit Court jury found Frank Campbell, 45, guilty on two counts of second-degree sexual assault and one count of sexual indecency with a child, all felonies. At the jury's recommendation, Judge Scott Jackson sentenced Campbell to... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Doctors reminded its okay to prescribe Naloxone for drug usersBY RUSS MCQUAID, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 30, 2015)–There’s a drug that costs
Doctors reminded its okay to prescribe Naloxone for drug users
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
BY RUSS MCQUAID, INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 30, 2015)–There’s a drug that costs pennies to make but sells for $15 and can’t be abused and can save lives and the Indiana Attorney General will soon remind doctors to prescribe it and pharmacies to keep... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
IMPD investigating officer-involved shooting on the city's east side on Saturday morningINDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis police shot a man Saturday morning after he allege
IMPD investigating officer-involved shooting on the city's east side on Saturday morning
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 2 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS -- Indianapolis police shot a man Saturday morning after he allegedly assaulted an officer during a traffic stop. Police were called out on a report of a possible drunk driver around 1:15 a.m. Saturday. An officer pulled the man over... Read more
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22 WSBT South Bend
Man sentenced 60 years after stabbing brother to death with samurai swordA Trail Creek man is serving a 60-year prison sentence for the fatal stabbing o
Man sentenced 60 years after stabbing brother to death with samurai sword
22 WSBT South Bend / Posted 3 days ago
A Trail Creek man is serving a 60-year prison sentence for the fatal stabbing of his brother with a samurai sword. Bradley Arndt, 47, was sentenced Thursday in Michigan City after being found guilty back in July. According to authorities, Arndt was... Read more
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CBS 5 Phoenix
AZ inmate gets more time in prison in 2 officer assaultsAn inmate has been sentenced to 22 years in state prison for cutting the throat
AZ inmate gets more time in prison in 2 officer assaults
CBS 5 Phoenix / Posted 3 days ago
An inmate has been sentenced to 22 years in state prison for cutting the throat of a Pinal County detention officer and kicking a Department of Correction officer. A PInal County Superior Court judge ordered Christopher Durazo to serve 17 years for... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
TDOC commissioner criticized at Senate hearingAt a Senate hearing Thursday, current and former prison employees blasted the c
TDOC commissioner criticized at Senate hearing
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 4 days ago
At a Senate hearing Thursday, current and former prison employees blasted the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction. Commissioner Derrick Schofield said he decided this week to ask the American Correctional Corporation to conduct a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
New rule to allow 400 parole reviewsThe state Parole Board's unanimous decision Thursday to implement retroactively
New rule to allow 400 parole reviews
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The state Parole Board's unanimous decision Thursday to implement retroactively a new rule to reduce the number of jailed parole violators means that more than 400 offenders will have their cases reviewed, leading to their possible release. The... Read more
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NBC Chicago
8 Treated for Legionnaires' Disease at Quincy Veterans HomeIllinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quin
8 Treated for Legionnaires' Disease at Quincy Veterans Home
NBC Chicago / Posted 4 days ago
Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced the cases Thursday,... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Arkansas Parole Board announces changes that may free up bed spaceThe Arkansas Parole Board announced changes Thursday that will likely free up b
Arkansas Parole Board announces changes that may free up bed space
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 4 days ago
The Arkansas Parole Board announced changes Thursday that will likely free up bed space in county jails across Arkansas. Those changes include evaluating the release of more than 400 parole violators in county jails across the state. However, some... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
TDOC commissioner criticized at Senate hearingAt a Senate hearing Thursday, current and former prison employees blasted the c
TDOC commissioner criticized at Senate hearing
WSMV Nashville / Posted 4 days ago
At a Senate hearing Thursday, current and former prison employees blasted the commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Correction. Commissioner Derrick Schofield said he decided this week to ask the American Correctional Corporation to conduct a... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Report shows new details about assault at state prisonThe cries are becoming louder for an investigation into the Tennessee Departmen
Report shows new details about assault at state prison
WSMV Nashville / Posted 4 days ago
The cries are becoming louder for an investigation into the Tennessee Department of Correction. A state union leader said Thursday the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation should handle the probe. Last week, two lawmakers accused prison officials of... Read more
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The Gleaner
Indiana man sentenced in deadly explosion moved to prisonMICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — An Indianapolis man sentenced to two life sentences
Indiana man sentenced in deadly explosion moved to prison
The Gleaner / Posted 4 days ago
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) — An Indianapolis man sentenced to two life sentences plus 75 years for a deadly house explosion has begun serving his sentence at a state prison. Indiana Department of Correction spokesman Doug Garrison said Thursday that... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans homeQUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Ve
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans home
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 4 days ago
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans homeQUINCY, Ill. (AP) – Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Ve
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans home
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 4 days ago
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) – Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans’ Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease. The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Convicted Richmond Hill killer Mark Leonard arrives at Michigan City prison to serve life sentenceMICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (Aug. 27, 2015) – Convicted killer Mark Leonard arrived at
Convicted Richmond Hill killer Mark Leonard arrives at Michigan City prison to serve life sentence
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (Aug. 27, 2015) – Convicted killer Mark Leonard arrived at the state prison in Michigan City to begin serving his sentence in the Richmond Hill house explosion case. Doug Garrison from the Indiana Department of Correction... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Indiana man sentenced in deadly explosion moved to prisonMICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis man sentenced to two life sentences
Indiana man sentenced in deadly explosion moved to prison
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 4 days ago
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis man sentenced to two life sentences plus 75 years for a deadly house explosion has begun serving his sentence at a state prison. Indiana Department of Correction spokesman Doug Garrison said Thursday that... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
State Senate committee opens hearing on prison troublesNASHVILLE — Current and former Tennessee prison employees, including the retire
State Senate committee opens hearing on prison troubles
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE — Current and former Tennessee prison employees, including the retired warden of one of the state's largest prisons, gave lawmakers a critical picture Thursday of employee morale and inmate violence as a result of sweeping policy changes in... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans homeQUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Ve
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans home
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced... Read more
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WSIL 3 Southern Illinois
8 Treated for Legionnaires' Disease at Illinois Veterans HomeQUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Ve
8 Treated for Legionnaires' Disease at Illinois Veterans Home
WSIL 3 Southern Illinois / Posted 4 days ago
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans homeQUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Ve
8 treated for Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans home
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
QUINCY, Ill. (AP) - Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Indiana man sentenced in deadly explosion moved to prisonMICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis man sentenced to two life sentences
Indiana man sentenced in deadly explosion moved to prison
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 4 days ago
MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (AP) - An Indianapolis man sentenced to two life sentences plus 75 years for a deadly house explosion has begun serving his sentence at a state prison. Indiana Department of Correction spokesman Doug Garrison said Thursday that... Read more
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Queens Chronicle
DA Brown, city at an impasse over old jailIt’s a hung jury in the case of the Queens Detention Complex’s future. Distric
DA Brown, city at an impasse over old jail
Queens Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
It’s a hung jury in the case of the Queens Detention Complex’s future. District Attorney Richard Brown pitched his idea of converting part of the mostly vacant 126-01 82 Ave. facility in Kew Gardens into much needed office space to city officials on... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
State Senate committee opens hearing on prison troublesNASHVILLE -- Current and former Tennessee prison employees, including the retir
State Senate committee opens hearing on prison troubles
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 4 days ago
NASHVILLE -- Current and former Tennessee prison employees, including the retired warden of one of the state's largest prisons, gave lawmakers a critical picture Thursday of employee morale and inmate violence as a result of sweeping policy changes... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Alleged sandwich shop robber jailedJonathan David Lashin, 26, is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in t
Alleged sandwich shop robber jailed
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 5 days ago
Jonathan David Lashin, 26, is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in the 8:39 p.m. heist at Subway, 700 N. Lake Park Blvd., New Hanover County jail records show. According to the Carolina Beach Police Department, Lashin, who was armed with... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Visionary Arkansans 2015It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans wi
Visionary Arkansans 2015
Arkansas Times / Posted 5 days ago
It's time again for our annual Visionaries issue, a celebration of Arkansans with ideas of transformative power. This year's class is filled with people who are devoted to enriching life here, from health care to social justice to good government.... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Legal experts weigh in on dog baker's sentenceAnimal advocates and legal experts are questioning why a man who baked his frie
Legal experts weigh in on dog baker's sentence
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
Animal advocates and legal experts are questioning why a man who baked his friend’s dog to death in an oven avoided time in jail or prison, Call 6 Investigator Kara Kenney reported. Joel Clark was sentenced Tuesday in Marion County to two years home... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Former warden to testify at Senate hearing concerning safety in prisonA Senate hearing is set for Thursday regarding safety concerns in Tennessee pri
Former warden to testify at Senate hearing concerning safety in prison
WSMV Nashville / Posted 5 days ago
A Senate hearing is set for Thursday regarding safety concerns in Tennessee prisons. The issue first came to light publicly in a series of Channel 4 I-Team investigations. One of the people set to testify is Jerry Lester, a former warden the I-Team... Read more
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Stuttgart Daily Leader
Hutchinson: Hope Summit should lead to actionSeveral hundred faith leaders, state officials and representatives of nonprofit
Hutchinson: Hope Summit should lead to action
Stuttgart Daily Leader / Posted 5 days ago
Several hundred faith leaders, state officials and representatives of nonprofits participated in the day-and-a-half summit. Hutchinson sat through the morning sessions on both days and was seen taking copious notes. Gov. Asa Hutchinson said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
To seek $1M to aid youths, governor saysGov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday that he will ask lawmakers for $1 million in r
To seek $1M to aid youths, governor says
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday that he will ask lawmakers for $1 million in rainy-day money to hire 40 more staff members for the child-welfare division of the Department of Human Services. The first-year Republican governor made the announcement... Read more
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Clovis News Journal
Police blotter — Aug. 26Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Cur
Police blotter — Aug. 26
Clovis News Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Following is a sampling of calls received by dispatchers for Clovis police, Curry County sheriff and area fire stations: Monday • 8:31 a.m.: Failure to appear (misdemeanor) 1600 block of North Prince Street. • 8:38 a.m.: Burglary (residence) 300... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Victim pepper-sprayed during home invasion, robberyMusician stands up for homeless vet who was kicked out of Waffle HouseMusician
Victim pepper-sprayed during home invasion, robbery
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
Musician stands up for homeless vet who was kicked out of Waffle HouseMusician stands up for homeless vet who was kicked out of Waffle House Nashville musician Jesse Brand and a friend stopped for a bite to eat after a late-night gig Saturday night... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Fire officials investigating arson at office buildingMusician stands up for homeless vet who was kicked out of Waffle HouseMusician
Fire officials investigating arson at office building
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
Musician stands up for homeless vet who was kicked out of Waffle HouseMusician stands up for homeless vet who was kicked out of Waffle House Nashville musician Jesse Brand and a friend stopped for a bite to eat after a late-night gig Saturday night... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Wildlife Center of Virginia to Release Two Bald EaglesDelaware Officials Eye Transparency of Delmarva Power BillsDelaware Officials E
Wildlife Center of Virginia to Release Two Bald Eagles
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 7 days ago
Delaware Officials Eye Transparency of Delmarva Power BillsDelaware Officials Eye Transparency of Delmarva Power Bills Delaware utility regulators are continuing discussions on whether Delmarva Power utility customers deserve to have more... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Lawmakers meet with TDOC commissionerTennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield met behind cl
Lawmakers meet with TDOC commissioner
WSMV Nashville / Posted 7 days ago
Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Derrick Schofield met behind closed doors with lawmakers on Monday, trying to assuage fears about the safety of the state’s prisons. One of those meetings was with Rep. Mike Stewart, D-Nashville, who... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Other days100 years ago Aug. 23, 1915 HAVANA -- Following two days and nights of incess
Other days
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
100 years ago Aug. 23, 1915 HAVANA -- Following two days and nights of incessant rain the Petit Jean bottom lands are flooded. The loss of crops extends over thousands of acres of cotton and corn lands. Many of the farmers are practically ruined as... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor pulls transfer requestLITTLE ROCK -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson's administration Friday withdrew the governo
Governor pulls transfer request
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
LITTLE ROCK -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson's administration Friday withdrew the governor's request to transfer $800,000 in rainy-day funds to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission for a research program because it turns out that the commission already... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Board reworks rules for paroleesState officials unanimously approved a plan Friday to reduce the number of paro
Board reworks rules for parolees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
State officials unanimously approved a plan Friday to reduce the number of parole violators sent back to prison, potentially easing the system's crowded conditions. The changes to the Arkansas Department of Community Correction's "Offender Violation... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor pulls transfer requestGov. Asa Hutchinson's administration Friday withdrew the governor's request to
Governor pulls transfer request
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Gov. Asa Hutchinson's administration Friday withdrew the governor's request to transfer $800,000 in rainy-day funds to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission for a research program because it turns out that the commission already has the funds... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Man to be extradited to Wilson in connection to 2011 killingFriday, August 21, 2015 10:54 PM A 42-year-old man wanted in the Omar Harris m
Man to be extradited to Wilson in connection to 2011 killing
The Wilson Times / Posted 10 days ago
Friday, August 21, 2015 10:54 PM A 42-year-old man wanted in the Omar Harris murder case will be brought to Wilson to face charges following a failed extradition challenge. A judge in South Dakota ruled this week that Antonio Currie, of... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Board of Corrections moves to pull back from punitive parole policiesThe state Board of Corrections voted today to recommend that the state Parole B
Board of Corrections moves to pull back from punitive parole policies
Arkansas Times / Posted 10 days ago
The state Board of Corrections voted today to recommend that the state Parole Board move away from a policy that's been the driving force behind the massive surge in Arkansas's prison population. After Darrell Dennis, a serial parole absconder with... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
Inmate shares his side of alleged prison attackAfter two correctional officers were hospitalized this week, more leaders are c
Inmate shares his side of alleged prison attack
WSMV Nashville / Posted 10 days ago
After two correctional officers were hospitalized this week, more leaders are calling for an internal investigation into the Tennessee Department of Correction. The Morgan County executive said he is “troubled” that understaffing could have led to a... Read more
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York Daily Record
Man gets life in prison in 1999 slaying of 84-old womanIn this photo taken on March 30, 2013 provided by the Michigan Department of Co
Man gets life in prison in 1999 slaying of 84-old woman
York Daily Record / Posted 10 days ago
In this photo taken on March 30, 2013 provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections, Nosakhare Onumonu appears in a booking mug. A unique glove and a DNA match helped lead to a conviction in the 1999 slaying of an 84-year-old woman whose body... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Man gets life in prison in 1999 slaying of 84-year-old womanIn this photo taken on March 30, 2013 provided by the Michigan Department of Co
Man gets life in prison in 1999 slaying of 84-year-old woman
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 10 days ago
In this photo taken on March 30, 2013 provided by the Michigan Department of Corrections, Nosakhare Onumonu appears in a booking mug. A unique glove and a DNA match helped lead to a conviction in the 1999 slaying of an 84-year-old woman whose body... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Man gets life in prison in 1999 slaying of 84-old womangallery_thumbnails_show|article-gallery-6457806|article-gallery-6457806|0 gall
Man gets life in prison in 1999 slaying of 84-old woman
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
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