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Stamford Advocate
$2.6M in federal cop aid for Connecticut delayed by sanctuary city flapfiled by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 hours ago
filed by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident who was held for several days by the state Department of Correction on an immigration detainer. The legislation put the state in the crosshairs of immigration... Read more
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Greenwich Time
$2.6M in federal cop aid for Connecticut delayed by sanctuary city flapfiled by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident
Greenwich Time / Posted 6 hours ago
filed by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident who was held for several days by the state Department of Correction on an immigration detainer. The legislation put the state in the crosshairs of immigration... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
$2.6M in federal cop aid for Connecticut delayed by sanctuary city flapfiled by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 19 hours ago
filed by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident who was held for several days by the state Department of Correction on an immigration detainer. The legislation put the state in the crosshairs of immigration... Read more
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Connecticut Post
$2.6M in federal cop aid for Connecticut delayed by sanctuary city flapfiled by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 hours ago
filed by a Yale Law clinic on behalf of Sergio Brizuela, an East Haven resident who was held for several days by the state Department of Correction on an immigration detainer. The legislation put the state in the crosshairs of immigration... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas inmates separated after refusing to return to cellsMALVERN, Ark. — An Arkansas Department of Correction official says a situation
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
MALVERN, Ark. — An Arkansas Department of Correction official says a situation in which a group of inmates refused to return to their cells was resolved with no injuries. Department spokesman Solomon Graves told KATV the inmates at the Ouachita... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
ADC: Extra Correction Officers Needed to Place Inmates in Barracks at Ouachita River Unitto return to their barracks for the night Friday at the Ouachita River Unit. S
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
to return to their barracks for the night Friday at the Ouachita River Unit. Solomon Graves, Spokesperson for the Arkansas Department of Correction, says it happened around 9:00 p.m. Graves says some windows were broken, but neither any correction... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
What's up with that? Are cops allowed to speed?prison in 1922, the Michigan City facility became the oldest in the state priso
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted yesterday
prison in 1922, the Michigan City facility became the oldest in the state prison system, according to the Indiana Department of Correction. The prison walls were enlarged beginning in 1907, and the height was increased in 1935 by 8 feet... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Idaho Inmate Fighting California Wildfires Back in Custodyafter authorities say he walked away from an inmate fire crew battling a Califo
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted yesterday
after authorities say he walked away from an inmate fire crew battling a California wildfire is back in custody. The Idaho Department of Correction in a news release says 37-year-old Angelo Manuel Diaz disappeared just before noon near the town of... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Idaho inmate fighting California wildfires back in custodyafter authorities say he walked away from an inmate fire crew battling a Califo
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
after authorities say he walked away from an inmate fire crew battling a California wildfire is back in custody. The Idaho Department of Correction in a news release says 37-year-old Angelo Manuel Diaz disappeared just before noon near the town of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Salvadoran guilty of U.S. entrysaid was holding a large rock in a threatening manner after abandoning a stolen
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
said was holding a large rock in a threatening manner after abandoning a stolen car during a police chase. The Arkansas Department of Correction notified U.S. immigration authorities Ramirez-Lemus was being released, and agents picked him up... Read more
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Boston Globe
How long is too long for solitary confinement in Massachusetts?other states on the issue. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
other states on the issue. Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Meanwhile, the Department of Correction says it has an obligation to protect inmates and correctional staff from the most violent and... Read more
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Dover Post
Indictments announced in February prison uprisingcourt. All have been jailed in Delaware correctional facilities at least Feb.
Dover Post / Posted 5 days ago
court. All have been jailed in Delaware correctional facilities at least Feb. 2. The indictments were initially sealed so Department of Correction personnel could ensure that necessary security precautions were taken to process the inmates on the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Trumann man sentenced in robbery casethe felony charge Aug. 8. Craighead County Circuit Court Judge Brent Davis sen
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
the felony charge Aug. 8. Craighead County Circuit Court Judge Brent Davis sentenced Williams to 5 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction, with 5 additional years of probation. Another suspect in the case, 18-year-old Ethan Chase Cahoon... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
Indictments announced in February prison uprisingcourt. All have been jailed in Delaware correctional facilities at least Feb.
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 5 days ago
court. All have been jailed in Delaware correctional facilities at least Feb. 2. The indictments were initially sealed so Department of Correction personnel could ensure that necessary security precautions were taken to process the inmates on the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Free Criminal Record Sealing Clinic in NLR Oct. 27obtain copies. Not everyone is eligible to have their criminal record sealed.
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
obtain copies. Not everyone is eligible to have their criminal record sealed. If you have spent any time in the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) you are not eligible to have your criminal record sealed. Additionally, Class Y Felonies,... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
16 Inmates Charged With First-degree Murder in Del. Prison Uprisingcorrectional facilities and have been since Feb. 2. The indictments were initia
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 5 days ago
correctional facilities and have been since Feb. 2. The indictments were initially sealed for security reasons, so that Department of Correction personnel could ensure that necessary security precautions were taken within correctional facilities... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
constable convicted of murdersaid moments after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Monday. Hardin, 48
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
said moments after he pleaded guilty to first-degree murder Monday. Hardin, 48, was sentenced to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction. He was charged with capital murder and agreed to plead to the lesser murder charge. Shane... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Arkansas prisons could see jump in restricted housingLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A proposal by the Arkansas Department of Correction to
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 6 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A proposal by the Arkansas Department of Correction to add 400 lockdown cells to reduce prison violence would mean that about one-in-six cells would be for restrictive housing. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Monday... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Prison execs look at lockdown cellsThe Arkansas Department of Correction, whose officials propose adding up to 400
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Correction, whose officials propose adding up to 400 lockdown cells as part of an effort to quell prison violence, already has more than 2,000 similar cells that are used for reasons ranging from safety threats to medical... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
K2 Widely Available in Arkansas Prisonsaccording to former prison employees, inmates and internal communication obtain
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 7 days ago
according to former prison employees, inmates and internal communication obtained by the Arkansas Times. The Arkansas Department of Correction acknowledges that inmates are using K2, and that the rate of use is rising rapidly. The ADC recorded... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Police beatthe shooter at this time." Porter remained in the Nevada County jail late Frid
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
the shooter at this time." Porter remained in the Nevada County jail late Friday. He was awaiting transfer to the Arkansas Department of Correction. Court records show Porter negotiated a guilty plea to drug, theft and firearms charges this year... Read more
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The Mercury News
Inmate smuggles gun in body cavity, spurring calls for body scannerGun found in women’s holding cell (Courtesy of Santa Clara County Department of
The Mercury News / Posted 8 days ago
Gun found in women’s holding cell (Courtesy of Santa Clara County Department of Correction) SAN JOSE — A female inmate managed to brazenly smuggle a 22-caliber pistol into a jail holding cell this week — under the very noses of the arresting officer... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Thousands of Texas prison inmates donate over $53K for Hurricane Harvey reliefyou to the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Ohio Department of
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
you to the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Indiana Department of Correction, Texas Public Employees Association, Texas Corrections Association and many others known and unknown... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Thousands of Texas prison inmates donate over $53K for Hurricane Harvey reliefyou to the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Ohio Department of
Houston Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
you to the Association of State Correctional Administrators, Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Indiana Department of Correction, Texas Public Employees Association, Texas Corrections Association and many others known and unknown... Read more
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Daily Mail
The stark island mass burial site off of New York for the city's deadhosted everything from a rehab center to a workhouse to a Nike missile site dur
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
hosted everything from a rehab center to a workhouse to a Nike missile site during its history Hart Island is run by the Department of Correction, and inmates from Rikers Island are driven over from the prison to bury the city's dead - earning 50... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Justices to forgo oral debate in execution-drug suitthe court will rely on hundreds of pages of legal briefs and supporting documen
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
the court will rely on hundreds of pages of legal briefs and supporting documents to reach its decision in Arkansas Department of Correction v. Steven Shults. The court has already agreed to speed up its consideration of the case so it is... Read more
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Boston Globe
SJC upholds murder conviction of irrigation worker in slaying of elderly Needham manthe defendant’s rage, but the Commonwealth need not establish the defendant’s m
Boston Globe / Posted 10 days ago
the defendant’s rage, but the Commonwealth need not establish the defendant’s motive for the killing.” Dunn is currently at the Old Colony Correctional Center in Bridgewater, a medium security prison, according to the Department of C... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Level 2 Sex Offender Accused Of Raping Fayetteville Girlmonths earlier to molest a 10-year-old girl, according to court records. He wa
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 10 days ago
months earlier to molest a 10-year-old girl, according to court records. He was sentenced to four years in the Arkansas Department of Correction and required to register as a sex offender. Vinson was released Wednesday from the Washington... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardscases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. T
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 10 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Arkansas Prisons Chief Says Vacant Positions a Challengeincidents that have included attacks on guards by inmates, the state's correcti
Arkansas Business / Posted 10 days ago
incidents that have included attacks on guards by inmates, the state's correction chief told lawmakers Wednesday. Arkansas Department of Correction officials told a legislative panel that more than 300 of the 4,700 positions in the state's prison... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas prisons chief says vacant positions a challengeto address a rash of violent disturbances in recent months that have included a
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
to address a rash of violent disturbances in recent months that have included assaults on guards by inmates. Arkansas Department of Correction officials said Wednesday that more than 300 of the roughly 4,700 positions at the state's prisons... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Murder convict free after 16 yearssentenced him to death. Newman was in the state prison system from June 11, 20
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
sentenced him to death. Newman was in the state prison system from June 11, 2002, to Feb. 14, 2014, according to the state Department of Correction, but it could not be determined whether he spent all that time on death row. In January 2014, the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pay rise draws prison guardsWendy Kelley told lawmakers Wednesday. Summoned to talk to lawmakers about a s
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Wendy Kelley told lawmakers Wednesday. Summoned to talk to lawmakers about a spate of violence this summer within the Department of Correction, Kelley described an agency where resources have been allotted to fix problems as they arise, while... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
WARNING GRAPHIC CONTENT: SCRAPS urges cat owners to keep cats inside after string of horrific cat mutilationscases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Can geese help us predict the winter?cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Parents in Ohio say a drone is trying to lure kids into the woodscases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
State addresses prision security concerns after recent incidentsLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Governor Asa Hutchinson has called on the Arkansas
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 11 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) -- Governor Asa Hutchinson has called on the Arkansas Department of Correction to address recent security issues and assaults at multiple prison facilities. Correction Director Wendy Kelley is confident their plan will make... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AR Prison Director in Hot Seat at State CapitolLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The director of the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC)
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 11 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The director of the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) was back in the hot seat at the State Capitol on Wednesday. State lawmakers grilled Wendy Kelley for nearly two hours after violent incidents at some of the ADC's... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Caught on camera: Spokane-area bar owner charged with faking injuries in $230K scamcases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
City leaders stand up against hate after suspects shoot at N. Spokane homecases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Post Falls police searching for car thiefcases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Deputies: Florida man Googled 'how to rob a bank' before robbing a bankcases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. Th
KHQ Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardsheadquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 11 days ago
headquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Director and Oklahoma Department of Correction Director have joined to sell the playing cards to the state prison inmates. (AP Pho... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardsheadquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau
Santa Maria Times / Posted 11 days ago
headquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Director and Oklahoma Department of Correction Director have joined to sell the playing cards to the state prison inmates. (AP Pho... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardsheadquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted 11 days ago
headquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Director and Oklahoma Department of Correction Director have joined to sell the playing cards to the state prison inmates. (AP Pho... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardsheadquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau
Sioux City Journal / Posted 11 days ago
headquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Director and Oklahoma Department of Correction Director have joined to sell the playing cards to the state prison inmates. (AP Pho... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardsheadquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau
Rapid City Journal / Posted 11 days ago
headquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Director and Oklahoma Department of Correction Director have joined to sell the playing cards to the state prison inmates. (AP Pho... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardsheadquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
headquarters in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017. Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation Director and Oklahoma Department of Correction Director have joined to sell the playing cards to the state prison inmates. (AP Pho... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Aaron Staton sentenced to 40 years behind bars for murder of Netria Lyonsguilty to one count of murder in Marion County Criminal Court 2. He received a
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 11 days ago
guilty to one count of murder in Marion County Criminal Court 2. He received a split sentence of 40 years in the Indiana Department of Correction, to be followed by five years with Marion County Community Corrections and another five years on... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Oklahoma prisons selling inmates cold case playing cardscases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. T
KTXS Abilene / Posted 11 days ago
cases by selling decks of playing cards that feature the cases to prisoners. The state Bureau of Investigation and state Department of Correction showcased the cards Wednesday. The decks are reminiscent of those distributed in 2003 to help U.S.... Read more
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