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KTHV Little Rock
Ark. prison unit named for officer killed in line of dutyPINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Correction will dedicate a f
Ark. prison unit named for officer killed in line of duty
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - The Arkansas Department of Correction will dedicate a facility that's being named in honor of a correctional officer who was killed in the line of duty. The agency will formally dedicate the Barbara Ester Unit in Pine Bluff... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas prison unit named for slain correctional officerPINE BLUFF — The Arkansas Department of Correction will dedicate a facility tha
Arkansas prison unit named for slain correctional officer
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
PINE BLUFF — The Arkansas Department of Correction will dedicate a facility that's being named in honor of a correctional officer who was killed in the line of duty. The agency will formally dedicate the Barbara Ester Unit in Pine Bluff on Wednesday... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
ADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmate Alabama Department of Correction officials are searching for an inmate they s
ADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmate
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
Alabama Department of Correction officials are searching for an inmate they say escaped from the Red Eagle Work center early Monday morning. Alabama Department... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Deadly epidemic claims over 10,000 lives each year; How you can stop it on TIAADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmateADOC searching for escaped Montgome
Deadly epidemic claims over 10,000 lives each year; How you can stop it on TIA
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
ADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmateADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmate Alabama Department of Correction officials are searching for an inmate they say escaped from the Red Eagle Work center early Monday morning. Alabama Department... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Birmingham firefighters battling 2-alarm house fireADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmateADOC searching for escaped Montgome
Birmingham firefighters battling 2-alarm house fire
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
ADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmateADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmate Alabama Department of Correction officials are searching for an inmate they say escaped from the Red Eagle Work center early Monday morning. Alabama Department... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Montgomery authorities searching for escaped inmateADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmateADOC searching for escaped Montgome
Montgomery authorities searching for escaped inmate
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
ADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmateADOC searching for escaped Montgomery inmate Alabama Department of Correction officials are searching for an inmate they say escaped from the Red Eagle Work center early Monday morning. Alabama Department... Read more
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Rolla Daily News
Man gets 12 years in prison for role in attempted robberycriminal action in connection with the incident.After pleading guilty, Cannon w
Man gets 12 years in prison for role in attempted robbery
Rolla Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
criminal action in connection with the incident.After pleading guilty, Cannon was sentenced to nine years in the Missouri Department of Correction for the assault charge and three years for the armed criminal action charge.Cannon’s sentences will... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Idaho's prison population down but probation sees big growthabout 2 years longer than the rest of the state. RELATED: 'This isn't working'
Idaho's prison population down but probation sees big growth
KTVB Boise / Posted 2 days ago
about 2 years longer than the rest of the state. RELATED: 'This isn't working': Overhauls in Idaho's prison system Idaho Department of Correction deputy chief of probation and parole Terry Kirkham said his division needs resources to properly... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Idaho's prison population down but probation sees big growthjudges typically sentence offenders to probation terms that are about 2 years l
Idaho's prison population down but probation sees big growth
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 2 days ago
judges typically sentence offenders to probation terms that are about 2 years longer than the rest of the state. Idaho Department of Correction deputy chief of probation and parole Terry Kirkham said his division needs resources to properly... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Idaho's prison population down but probation sees big growthjudges typically sentence offenders to probation terms that are about 2 years l
Idaho's prison population down but probation sees big growth
KIVI Boise / Posted 3 days ago
judges typically sentence offenders to probation terms that are about 2 years longer than the rest of the state. Idaho Department of Correction deputy chief of probation and parole Terry Kirkham said his division needs resources to properly... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Summer turns up heat in prisonssome previous years, took a toll on state prison air conditioners. According t
Summer turns up heat in prisons
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
some previous years, took a toll on state prison air conditioners. According to records of invoices provided by the state Department of Correction, repairs and replacement parts for the department's heating, ventilation and air-conditioning units... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
QVCC instructors to teach classes to inmatesprograms, about equally split between the two courses.”Williams said the colleg
QVCC instructors to teach classes to inmates
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
programs, about equally split between the two courses.”Williams said the college has been working closely with the state Department of Correction and the Brooklyn facility.“Twelve staff members have gone through the facility for training and to... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Inmate who escaped southeastern Oklahoma prison recapturedafter failing to show up for a roll call Friday night. Details of the escape we
Inmate who escaped southeastern Oklahoma prison recaptured
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
after failing to show up for a roll call Friday night. Details of the escape were not immediately released. Oklahoma Department of Correction online records show Cooper was serving a 2½ year sentence after being convicted in Le Flore County... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Inmate who escaped southeastern Oklahoma prison recapturedafter failing to show up for a roll call Friday night. Details of the escape we
Inmate who escaped southeastern Oklahoma prison recaptured
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 4 days ago
after failing to show up for a roll call Friday night. Details of the escape were not immediately released. Oklahoma Department of Correction online records show Cooper was serving a 2 1/2 year sentence after being convicted in Le Flore... Read more
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The Coldwater Daily Reporter
Morgan returned on Quincy Bank robbery chargesAugust 30 and September 6. Morgan, along with girlfriend Nickole Collins, 29, a
Morgan returned on Quincy Bank robbery charges
The Coldwater Daily Reporter / Posted 4 days ago
August 30 and September 6. Morgan, along with girlfriend Nickole Collins, 29, are serving six months sentences in the Ohio Department of Correction after pleading guilty to possession of heroin following a traffic stop outside Cincinnati. Both are... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Connecticut death row inmates transferred to PennsylvaniaFILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of
Connecticut death row inmates transferred to Pennsylvania
The Record Searchlight / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Joshua Komisarjevsky. Two former death-row inmates convicted of killing a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 Connecticut home invasion have been... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Connecticut death row inmates transferred to PennsylvaniaFILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of
Connecticut death row inmates transferred to Pennsylvania
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Joshua Komisarjevsky. Two former death-row inmates convicted of killing a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 Connecticut home invasion have been... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Connecticut death row inmates transferred to PennsylvaniaFILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of
Connecticut death row inmates transferred to Pennsylvania
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
FILE - This March 14, 2011 file photo released by the Connecticut Department of Correction shows Joshua Komisarjevsky. Two former death-row inmates convicted of killing a mother and her two daughters during a 2007 Connecticut home invasion have been... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Cheshire Home Invasion Killers Transferred to Prison in PennsylvaniaHayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky were transferred on Tuesday to maximum security
Cheshire Home Invasion Killers Transferred to Prison in Pennsylvania
NBC Connecticut / Posted 4 days ago
Hayes and Joshua Komisarjevsky were transferred on Tuesday to maximum security prisons run by the Pennsylvania Department of Correction, according to officials with the Connecticut Department of Correction. State officials said the... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Cheshire Killers Komisarjevsky, Hayes Moved To Pennsylvaniafirst four of the state's death row inmates to be resentenced since the state S
Cheshire Killers Komisarjevsky, Hayes Moved To Pennsylvania
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
first four of the state's death row inmates to be resentenced since the state Supreme Court abolished the death penalty. Department of Correction spokesman Andrius Banevicius said Friday that Hayes and Komisarjevsky were transferred to the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
U.S. aims to phase out privately run lockupsconditions there "unconstitutional." When lawmakers broached the idea of reviv
U.S. aims to phase out privately run lockups
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
conditions there "unconstitutional." When lawmakers broached the idea of reviving privatization in 2008 and 2009, a Department of Correction spokesman said Thursday, the state's experience with Wackenhut had made the idea unpopular within... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
U.S. to end private prison contracts; impact on local CCA facility unknownlast three decades, and we have saved the taxpayers of the county millions of d
U.S. to end private prison contracts; impact on local CCA facility unknown
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 5 days ago
last three decades, and we have saved the taxpayers of the county millions of dollars," he said Thursday. And Tennessee Department of Correction Commissioner Tony Parker said the department is "satisfied" all is well with CCA in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Panel approves salary increases for state lawyers1, did not include cost-of-living raises for the state's 28,000 employees but d
Panel approves salary increases for state lawyers
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
1, did not include cost-of-living raises for the state's 28,000 employees but does allow merit-pay raises. The Arkansas Department of Correction gave salary increases to nearly 1,700 correctional officers at the start of fiscal 2017 to help... Read more
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CBS News
The growing costs of women in jailbudget costs across many different departments. For instance, New York City spe
The growing costs of women in jail
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
budget costs across many different departments. For instance, New York City spends about $1.1 billion annually on its Department of Correction, but it leaves out $1.3 billion spent on jail employee benefits and health care and education... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Gov. Edwards tours worst-damaged areasgroup visited the Hunt Correctional Center and the women’s prison in St. Gabrie
Gov. Edwards tours worst-damaged areas
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 6 days ago
group visited the Hunt Correctional Center and the women’s prison in St. Gabriel. The women’s prison was evacuated Tuesday. Department of Correction Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc said that while water had not gotten into the cell blocks, there were at... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Gov. Edwards tours worst-damaged areasgroup visited the Hunt Correctional Center and the women’s prison in St. Gabrie
Gov. Edwards tours worst-damaged areas
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 6 days ago
group visited the Hunt Correctional Center and the women’s prison in St. Gabriel. The women’s prison was evacuated Tuesday. Department of Correction Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc said that while water had not gotten into the cell blocks, there were at... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Gov. Edwards tours worst-damaged areasgroup visited the Hunt Correctional Center and the women’s prison in St. Gabrie
Gov. Edwards tours worst-damaged areas
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted 6 days ago
group visited the Hunt Correctional Center and the women’s prison in St. Gabriel. The women’s prison was evacuated Tuesday. Department of Correction Secretary Jimmy LeBlanc said that while water had not gotten into the cell blocks, there were at... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Suspect Knowingly Had Sex with 14-OldOne of them came back to Butler. Police discovered that Butler had a criminal h
Suspect Knowingly Had Sex with 14-Old
NBC Connecticut / Posted 6 days ago
One of them came back to Butler. Police discovered that Butler had a criminal history and through photos in the Department of Correction system determined that he had a tattoo that matched the victim’s description. On May 31 detectives... Read more
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Boston Globe
Dispute in Weichel case: Was inmate on furlough at time of 1980 murder?and her 2-year-old son during a 1963 shootout with police, died in 2012. But N
Dispute in Weichel case: Was inmate on furlough at time of 1980 murder?
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
and her 2-year-old son during a 1963 shootout with police, died in 2012. But Norfolk County prosecutors Wednesday filed Department of Correction records they contend show that Balliro was not furloughed until 9 a.m. on May 31 -- about nine hours... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Colorado's indeterminate sentencing criticizedpossibility, that that person could end up spending the rest of their life in p
Colorado's indeterminate sentencing criticized
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 7 days ago
possibility, that that person could end up spending the rest of their life in prison," said Steinhauser. The most recent Department of Correction report shows only 15 percent of inmates with indeterminate sentences were released last year. She... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
County leaders again dodge early inmate release plansin “crisis,” the council directed its members to consider sending state inmates
County leaders again dodge early inmate release plans
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 7 days ago
in “crisis,” the council directed its members to consider sending state inmates serving time at the local level back to the Department of Correction, reopening a low-security detention facility and preparing Community Corrections for an influx of... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Spokane Valley double homicide suspect captured in Taco Bell parking lotinvestigation. Delgado was previously in jail for an aggravated assault charge
Spokane Valley double homicide suspect captured in Taco Bell parking lot
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 days ago
investigation. Delgado was previously in jail for an aggravated assault charge in Power County Idaho, according to Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) documents. He was released in October 2015 and was currently on parole, according to IDOC... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
ISP: Spokane Valley double homicide suspect in custodywas previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Power County Idaho,
ISP: Spokane Valley double homicide suspect in custody
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Power County Idaho, according to the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) documents. He was released in October 2015 and was currently on parole, according to IDOC... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Police search for suspect in Spokane Valley double homicidedangerous. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in
Police search for suspect in Spokane Valley double homicide
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 days ago
dangerous. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Power County Idaho, according to the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) documents. He was released in October 2015 and was currently on parole, according to IDOC... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Police search for suspect in Spokane Valley double homicidedangerous. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in
Police search for suspect in Spokane Valley double homicide
KTVB Boise / Posted 8 days ago
dangerous. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Power County Idaho, according to the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) documents. He was released in October 2015 and was currently on parole, according to IDOC... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Valley homicide suspect has lengthy criminal historyrecord. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Pow
Valley homicide suspect has lengthy criminal history
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 8 days ago
record. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Power County Idaho, according to the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) documents. He was released in October 2015 and was currently on parole, according to IDOC... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Valley homicide suspect has lengthy criminal historyrecord. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Pow
Valley homicide suspect has lengthy criminal history
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 8 days ago
record. Delgado was previously in jail for an Aggravated Assault charge in Power County Idaho, according to the Idaho Department of Correction (IDOC) documents. He was released in October 2015 and was currently on parole, according to IDOC... Read more
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Boston Globe
In US jails, a constitutional clash over air-conditioningat the state’s death house. “I just have a hard time sympathizing with anybody
In US jails, a constitutional clash over air-conditioning
Boston Globe / Posted 8 days ago
at the state’s death house. “I just have a hard time sympathizing with anybody over air-conditioning.” The Louisiana Department of Correction declined to comment, citing the lawsuit by Montagnes’ clients, who maintained that they had... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Man improperly released from Johnson County Jail back in custodyBlaine Hansen, 20, was released during the week of July 26 even though he shoul
Man improperly released from Johnson County Jail back in custody
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 10 days ago
Blaine Hansen, 20, was released during the week of July 26 even though he shouldn’t have been. Hansen was due to go to the Department of Correction to serve a year-and-a-half sentence. Cox said investigators have looked in Indianapolis for him but... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
There's a growing movement to shut down one of the country's most notorious jailssuicide, Akeem ordered three pinatas designed to look like three politicians: d
There's a growing movement to shut down one of the country's most notorious jails
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
suicide, Akeem ordered three pinatas designed to look like three politicians: de Blasio, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte. In Akeem's mind, these are the people responsible, at the highest level,... Read more
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Business Insider
There's a growing movement to shut down one of the country's most notorious jailssuicide, Akeem ordered three pinatas designed to look like three politicians: d
There's a growing movement to shut down one of the country's most notorious jails
Business Insider / Posted 11 days ago
suicide, Akeem ordered three pinatas designed to look like three politicians: de Blasio, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, and Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte. In Akeem's mind, these are the people responsible, at the highest level,... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
How correctional police are working to keep the prison “drug of choice” out of Indiana facilitiesINDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Indiana Department of Correction police say they arrest ro
How correctional police are working to keep the prison “drug of choice” out of Indiana facilities
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Indiana Department of Correction police say they arrest roughly 6 people a month who try to traffic drugs and other controlled substances into prisons statewide. The drug of choice at facilities nationwide and here in Indiana is... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Indiana has no law protecting students against sex offenders at bus stopsfrom living near a bus stop,” said Tracy Berry, program director of Sex Offende
Indiana has no law protecting students against sex offenders at bus stops
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
from living near a bus stop,” said Tracy Berry, program director of Sex Offender Management and Monitoring with Indiana Department of Correction. Ginger Moore, a mother of three children in Lawrence Township, became concerned when she found out... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Search underway for inmate accidentally released from Johnson Co. jailinmate who was accidentally released in July. The inmate, 20-year-old Blaine H
Search underway for inmate accidentally released from Johnson Co. jail
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
inmate who was accidentally released in July. The inmate, 20-year-old Blaine Hansen of Indianapolis, was due to go to the Department of Correction for a year-and-a- half before his release. Hansen is wanted on warrant for resisting law... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Police seek inmate who was improperly released from Johnson County JailBlaine Hansen, 20, was released during the week of July 26 even though he shoul
Police seek inmate who was improperly released from Johnson County Jail
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
Blaine Hansen, 20, was released during the week of July 26 even though he shouldn’t have been. Hansen was due to go to the Department of Correction to serve a year-and-a-half sentence. Cox said investigators have looked in Indianapolis for him but... Read more
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Benton Courier
BREAKING: Ex-Saline County deputy pleads guilty to sexual assault, sentenced to 30 years in ADCDeputy Prosecuting Attorney Rebecca Bush. Circuit Judge Bobby McCallister sent
BREAKING: Ex-Saline County deputy pleads guilty to sexual assault, sentenced to 30 years in ADC
Benton Courier / Posted 12 days ago
Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Rebecca Bush. Circuit Judge Bobby McCallister sentenced Vice to 30 years with the Arkansas Department of Correction with two years suspended on the first count and an additional 30 years suspended on the remaining... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Two arrested on drug charges and outstanding warrantsThe Baxter County Sheriff’s Department, 14th Judicial District Drug Task Force,
Two arrested on drug charges and outstanding warrants
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 12 days ago
The Baxter County Sheriff’s Department, 14th Judicial District Drug Task Force, and the Arkansas Department of Correction arrested two people on multiple drug charges on Wednesday. According to a news release from the Baxter County Sheriff's... Read more
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FOX 59 Indianapolis
Main supplier and correctional officer arrested for drug trafficking at Pendleton facilityof an inmate who was working with a correctional officer who was smuggling the
Main supplier and correctional officer arrested for drug trafficking at Pendleton facility
FOX 59 Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
of an inmate who was working with a correctional officer who was smuggling the Suboxone into the facility. The Indiana Department of Correction says, that officer was Mark Wooten (Westfield) who was arrested Wednesday when he attempted to... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Inmate Attempts Escaping York Correctional Facility: DOCAn inmate attempted escaping the York Correction Facility on Thursday, the Conn
Inmate Attempts Escaping York Correctional Facility: DOC
NBC Connecticut / Posted 12 days ago
An inmate attempted escaping the York Correction Facility on Thursday, the Connecticut Department of Correction said. At around 2:20 p.m., Nicole Goldin, of Watertown, attempted to scale the perimeter fence of the facility, the DOC said. The... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Wilmington man to spend up to 24 years behind bars for statutory rapethan six years younger than him and indecent liberties with a child. A judge se
Wilmington man to spend up to 24 years behind bars for statutory rape
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
than six years younger than him and indecent liberties with a child. A judge sentenced Bursell to 192 – 291 months in the Department of Correction. He must also register as a sex offender. An investigation by the New Hanover County Sheriff’s... Read more
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