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The Sacramento Bee
Five inmates taken to hospital after riot at Susanville prison65 inmates. The riot was quelled, and five inmates were taken to outside hospi
Five inmates taken to hospital after riot at Susanville prison
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 3 days ago
65 inmates. The riot was quelled, and five inmates were taken to outside hospitals, according to a California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation news release. No staff members were injured. The riot began about 10:30 a.m. in... Read more
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Dover Post
Correctional officers from Dover charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prisonresulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investig
Correctional officers from Dover charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prison
Dover Post / Posted 3 days ago
resulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and investigators from the Delaware Department of Correction. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edmond Falgowski, District of Delaware.... Read more
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Dover Post
Correctional officers charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prisonresulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investig
Correctional officers charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prison
Dover Post / Posted 3 days ago
resulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and investigators from the Delaware Department of Correction. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edmond Falgowski, District of Delaware.... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Ken Dixon: Dwellers of unDeath Rowto look at them and remember the violence. The appeals can go on for years, cos
Ken Dixon: Dwellers of unDeath Row
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
to look at them and remember the violence. The appeals can go on for years, costing millions of dollars. According to the Department of Correction, the unDeath Row dwellers are not allowed to tune in on their appellate Court and Supreme Court... Read more
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Dover Post
Correctional officers charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prisonresulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investig
Correctional officers charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prison
Dover Post / Posted 4 days ago
resulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and investigators from the Delaware Department of Correction. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edmond Falgowski, District of Delaware.... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Correctional officers charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prisonresulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investig
Correctional officers charged with smuggling drugs, phones into prison
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 4 days ago
resulted from a joint investigation conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and investigators from the Delaware Department of Correction. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Edmond Falgowski, District of Delaware.... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Restructuring health care delivery at New York City jailsseemed possible that they might improve under different management. Yang said
Restructuring health care delivery at New York City jails
Crain's New York Business / Posted 5 days ago
seemed possible that they might improve under different management. Yang said she has been working closely with the city Department of Correction to make sure clinicians and correctional officers were in agreement on safety protocols. According... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
New Nevada prisons chief declares shift toward inmate rehabtoward inmate rehabilitation, in an effort to protect the public. Mission and
New Nevada prisons chief declares shift toward inmate rehab
Nevada Appeal / Posted 5 days ago
toward inmate rehabilitation, in an effort to protect the public. Mission and vision directives issued Tuesday by Nevada Department of Corrections chief James Dzurenda said the aim will be to give prisoners skills to adjust to life outside prison... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Babies Behind Bars: Moms Do Time with Their Newbornsbe eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicte
Babies Behind Bars: Moms Do Time with Their Newborns
WDIO Duluth / Posted 5 days ago
be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison Association. (Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas woman gets 6 years for filming underage girl having sex, posting images onlineto promoting prostitution and sexually assaulting the 14-year-old girl. He was
Arkansas woman gets 6 years for filming underage girl having sex, posting images online
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
to promoting prostitution and sexually assaulting the 14-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 12 years at the Arkansas Department of Correction with six years suspended. While investigating Henry, police found a witness who provided them with... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
A look at prison nurseries nationwidebe eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicte
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison Association. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Prison nurseries allow inmates to live with babies18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 m
Prison nurseries allow inmates to live with babies
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 6 days ago
18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 ___(equals) Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women’s Prison Assoc... Read more
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Daily Mail
Born behind bars: Inside America's maximum security baby prisonsacceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not h
Born behind bars: Inside America's maximum security baby prisons
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison Association Quite simple - don't commit a crime and you won't... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
A look at prison nurseries nationwidebe eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicte
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 days ago
be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison Association. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Child porn gets 6 years for Fayetteville womanto promoting prostitution and sexually assaulting the 14-year-old girl. He was
Child porn gets 6 years for Fayetteville woman
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
to promoting prostitution and sexually assaulting the 14-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 12 years at the Arkansas Department of Correction with six years suspended. While investigating Henry, police found a witness who provided them with... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
The Inter-Mountain / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
A look at prison nurseries nationwidebe eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicte
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 6 days ago
be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison Association. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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The Marietta Times
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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Salon.com
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women’s Prison A... Read more
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Daily Herald
A look at prison nurseries nationwide5 mother-and-infant pairs Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for pa
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
5 mother-and-infant pairs Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's P... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
A look at prison nurseries nationwideof stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole wi
A look at prison nurseries nationwide
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
of stay: 18 months Requirements for acceptance: Must be eligible for parole within 18 months. The mother must not have been convicted of child abuse. Opened: 2009 Sources: Department of correction for each state, Women's Prison A... Read more
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Salon.com
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee’s new prison stops taking inmatesoff on sending more prisoners until CCA has an opportunity to increase its recr
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee’s new prison stops taking inmates
Salon.com / Posted 6 days ago
off on sending more prisoners until CCA has an opportunity to increase its recruiting efforts and staffing,” Tennessee Department of Correction Assistant Commissioner Tony Parker told the AP. The prison in Hartsville began receiving inmates in... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmatesoff on sending more prisoners until CCA has an opportunity to increase its recr
AP Newsbreak: Tennessee's new prison stops taking inmates
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
off on sending more prisoners until CCA has an opportunity to increase its recruiting efforts and staffing," Tennessee Department of Correction Assistant Commissioner Tony Parker told the AP. The prison in Hartsville began receiving inmates in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Woman sentenced for filming teen having sex with former Razorback playerto promoting prostitution and sexually assaulting the 14-year-old girl. He was
Woman sentenced for filming teen having sex with former Razorback player
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
to promoting prostitution and sexually assaulting the 14-year-old girl. He was sentenced to 12 years at the Arkansas Department of Correction with six years suspended. While investigating Henry, police found a witness who provided them with... Read more
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New York Post
Black jail imam says discrimination, not razors in his bag, got him firedat the Manhattan Detention Complex downtown found razor blades and scissors in
Black jail imam says discrimination, not razors in his bag, got him fired
New York Post / Posted 6 days ago
at the Manhattan Detention Complex downtown found razor blades and scissors in his bag is now suing the city and the Department of Correction for at least $2 million, saying he was unfairly ousted because he is Muslim and black. In the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Fox16 Investigates: Medical Care in Arkansas Jailsshort-term commitments or holding before trial. Now, inmates can spend weeks or
Fox16 Investigates: Medical Care in Arkansas Jails
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
short-term commitments or holding before trial. Now, inmates can spend weeks or months waiting for space at the Arkansas Department of Correction. "It's a complete circle. We have to treat them while they're here. We have to treat existing. We... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
convict found dead at North Little Rock Wal-Martmurder charge and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. He was released on parol
convict found dead at North Little Rock Wal-Mart
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
murder charge and was sentenced to 12 years in prison. He was released on parole in 2000, according to Arkansas Department of Correction records. Afterward, Scales had other stints in prison on felony drug and firearm possession... Read more
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Boston Globe
Suspect in officer’s killing was ordered to have counselingup a number of disciplinary infractions while in state custody, according to a
Suspect in officer’s killing was ordered to have counseling
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
up a number of disciplinary infractions while in state custody, according to a list provided Monday by the Massachusetts Department of Correction. His violations included marijuana possession and refusing a direct order to be placed in... Read more
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Boston Globe
Jorge Zambrano’s Worcester court historybut is given credit for time he spent in jail awaiting trial, about 4 1/2 years
Jorge Zambrano’s Worcester court history
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
but is given credit for time he spent in jail awaiting trial, about 4 1/2 years. Nov. 1 – Zambrano is released by the Department of Correction after completing his sentence. May 14 — Zambrano is spotted by Worcester police detectives driving... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
4 suspects posed for photo on bus from RikersSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Staten Island suspects allegedly posed for a cell phone
4 suspects posed for photo on bus from Rikers
Staten Island Advance / Posted 7 days ago
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Staten Island suspects allegedly posed for a cell phone photo while riding a Department of Correction bus to Criminal Court in St. George last Thursday, according to the New York Post. The suspects include four Staten... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Lawsuit against Bridgewater State Hospital can move forwardthat state officials discriminate against the most severely mentally ill men by
Lawsuit against Bridgewater State Hospital can move forward
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 8 days ago
that state officials discriminate against the most severely mentally ill men by sending them to a facility run by the Department of Correction, not the Department of Mental Health. Attorney General Maura Healy argued that the lawsuit should... Read more
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New York Post
How’d these inmates get a contraband phone to take this picture?bus — and another prisoner is suspected of taking the photo with a contraband c
How’d these inmates get a contraband phone to take this picture?
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
bus — and another prisoner is suspected of taking the photo with a contraband cell-phone, The Post has learned. The Department of Correction is now investigating whether an officer may have slipped the phone to Rameen Smith, a reputed leader... Read more
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Boston Globe
Judge says Bridgewater State Hospital lawsuit should move forwardofficials discriminate against the most severely mentally illmen in the state b
Judge says Bridgewater State Hospital lawsuit should move forward
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
officials discriminate against the most severely mentally illmen in the state by consigning them to a facility run by the Department of Correction rather than one administered by the Department of Mental Health, where trained clinicians maintain... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Corrections officers, off-duty deputy honored for braveryactions above and beyond the call of duty, in the face of certain and imminent
Corrections officers, off-duty deputy honored for bravery
Lowell Sun / Posted 9 days ago
actions above and beyond the call of duty, in the face of certain and imminent danger to life and limb," according to the Department of Correction. Sergeant Jonathan Credit of the Essex Sheriff's Department was awarded the Medal of Honor for his... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Man indicted in shooting, stabbing in ’14idea where the shots were fired from. He was convicted in April, 2015, of obst
Man indicted in shooting, stabbing in ’14
The Toledo Blade / Posted 10 days ago
idea where the shots were fired from. He was convicted in April, 2015, of obstructing justice and sentenced to three years in prison. According to the Ohio Department of Correction and Rehabilitation website, Perez has not been released from pri... Read more
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ABC News
Prisoners' Rights Project Evaluates Rikers Island Reformsa decades-long culture of violence.” That was June 2015. As the first annivers
Prisoners' Rights Project Evaluates Rikers Island Reforms
ABC News / Posted 10 days ago
a decades-long culture of violence.” That was June 2015. As the first anniversary approaches of the settlement approaches, Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte says the reforms are working. He points to a 50 percent decrease in... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Corrections officers, off-duty deputy honored honored for braveryactions above and beyond the call of duty, in the face of certain and imminent
Corrections officers, off-duty deputy honored honored for bravery
Lowell Sun / Posted 10 days ago
actions above and beyond the call of duty, in the face of certain and imminent danger to life and limb," according to the Department of Correction. Sergeant Jonathan Credit of the Essex Sheriff's Department was awarded the Medal of Honor for his... Read more
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The Herald News
Corrections officers, off-duty deputy involved in Taunton stabbings incident honored for braveryactions above and beyond the call of duty, in the face of certain and imminent
Corrections officers, off-duty deputy involved in Taunton stabbings incident honored for bravery
The Herald News / Posted 10 days ago
actions above and beyond the call of duty, in the face of certain and imminent danger to life and limb," according to the Department of Correction. Sergeant Jonathan Credit of the Essex Sheriff's Department was awarded the Medal of Honor for his... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
No Prison Time for Jermain TaylorCourt Judge Leon Johnson on Friday morning. During the sentencing hearing, the
No Prison Time for Jermain Taylor
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
Court Judge Leon Johnson on Friday morning. During the sentencing hearing, the state recommended 10 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction or a "lengthy" suspended sentence that would allow the threat of prison to hold Taylor accountable... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hill sentenced to life for fatal shooting rampage in Elkinsmurder and 30 years plus a $15,000 fine for attempted first-degree murder. The
Hill sentenced to life for fatal shooting rampage in Elkins
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
murder and 30 years plus a $15,000 fine for attempted first-degree murder. The terms will run consecutively at the Arkansas Department of Correction. Circuit Judge Mark Lindsay sentenced Hill immediately. "Mr. Hill, one of the goals of the justice... Read more
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New York Post
Rikers Island guards busted in massive smuggling ringrepresent the single largest contraband smuggling takedown in more than a decad
Rikers Island guards busted in massive smuggling ring
New York Post / Posted 11 days ago
represent the single largest contraband smuggling takedown in more than a decade at Rikers, and come a day after the Department of Correction announced that seizures of guns, drugs and other contraband had risen sharply this year due to... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
17 arrested in Rikers Island smuggling busthis career and his freedom says a lot in this case. He looks forward to his day
17 arrested in Rikers Island smuggling bust
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 11 days ago
his career and his freedom says a lot in this case. He looks forward to his day in court. " The arrests came as the city Department of Correction announced that seizures of guns and drugs had risen sharply due to tougher search protocols.... Read more
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