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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
September 16, 2014

Ohio woman wants playing cards to help solve homicides

City officials have pledged to help produce the cards that Hope Dudley wants to get into the hands of prison inmates and others - Full Story
September 15, 2014

Video: Colo. deputy suspended for using taekwondo on inmate

Denver sheriff's deputy who provoked a fight with an inmate by throwing taekwondo kicks and punches has been suspended for 90 days - Full Story
September 15, 2014
Details emerge in recapturing of Ohio school shooter, others

Details emerge in recapturing of Ohio school shooter, others

Officials praised "quick work" by cooperating police agencies in recapturing T.J. Lane, Lindsey Bruce, and Clifford Opperud, who escaped Thursday - Full Story
September 14, 2014
Man sues after losing 5 toes in Colo. jail

Man sues after losing 5 toes in Colo. jail

Man suffered a broken blister on his right big toe from ill-fitting boots worn while he worked in the kitchen. He says medical staff ignored a serious injury for a diabetic - Full Story
September 13, 2014
Investigations underway in prison escape of school shooter

Investigations underway in prison escape of school shooter

Authorities say the three inmates, including school shooter T.J. Lane, escaped from prison in Lima in northwestern Ohio on Thursday night by scaling a fence - Full Story



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