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The Corrections topic covers the duties performed by Sheriff’s Departments and other police agencies that straddle the line between patrolling the streets and guarding inmates in correctional facilities, county lock-ups, prisons, jails, and courthouses. The stories, tips and expert opinions in this section touch on all things related to barbed-wire fences, cells and people who’ve been convicted of crimes.
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November 20, 2014

Calif. man who killed co-worker, cut out heart released

A man who stabbed his co-worker dozens of times then cut out his heart and put it in his jacket pocket has been released from prison - Full Story
November 19, 2014
Utah revives plan for executions by firing squad

Utah revives plan for executions by firing squad

Lawmakers on Wednesday endorsed a proposal to allow the practice again to avoid problems with lethal-injection drugs - Full Story
November 19, 2014
Witness recants, freeing Ohio man after 39 years

Witness recants, freeing Ohio man after 39 years

A man who spent nearly four decades in prison after being convicted of murder is expected to be freed Friday after a witness confessed he lied - Full Story
October 25, 2014

Report: No escape charges for Ohio school shooter

T.J. Lane, 20, already was serving a life sentence when he and two other inmates climbed the fence during recreation - Full Story
October 25, 2014
Okla. inmate attacks lawyer with razor, then gets life

Okla. inmate attacks lawyer with razor, then gets life

He was sentenced Friday to three life prison terms without parole in the killings of two girls and his fiancee - Full Story
October 13, 2014

Authorities: Man just freed from prison kills mom

Steven Pratt was home two days after serving 30 years in jail for murder when he attacked his mother - Full Story
October 10, 2014
Okla. prison officials unveil new death chamber

Okla. prison officials unveil new death chamber

New protocols require more training for the execution team and backup procedures in case a lethal injection goes awry - Full Story
October 10, 2014

NY man shot 15 minutes after release from prison, 2 charged

Police say the 33-year-old ex-convict was shot in the Orange County town of Mount Hope - Full Story
September 23, 2014
Lawyer: Colo. deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner

Lawyer: Colo. deputies obeyed rules in handling prisoner

Deputies followed the rules when they used a sleeper hold and stun gun to restrain a man who died in the downtown jail, defense attorney said Monday - Full Story
September 22, 2014

Calif. authorities capture 5th jail escapee

Fugitives were being held in custody on various charges including attempted murder when they escaped from the county jail late Friday - Full Story



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