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June 25, 2007

Prison inmate fatally shoots corrections officer

Editor's Note — "We learn these terrible lessons, only to soon forget them and go back to our complacent... - Full Story
June 23, 2007

Texas man sentenced to 91 years for shooting officer

The Associated Press HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A Texas man who shot a Hutchinson police officer has been sentenced... - Full Story
June 22, 2007

U.S. may move Gitmo detainees to Afghanistan

The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States is helping build a prison in Afghanistan to... - Full Story
June 22, 2007

Immigration jail lawsuit to continue

By Greg Moran The San Diego Union-Tribune SAN DIEGO — A lawsuit over conditions at an Otay Mesa immigration... - Full Story
June 22, 2007

Kentucky inmate indicted in escape case

By Joseph Szydlowski The Cincinnati Post KENTON COUNTY, Kent. — An inmate who Kenton County jailers say... - Full Story
June 21, 2007

Officials near decision to close Gitmo

Pending legislation would designate Fort Leavenworth as the new detention facility. By MATTHEW LEE The... - Full Story
June 21, 2007

Cops nab Pa. child-rape suspect after TV show airs photo

The Associated Press A man sought for four years on child-sex assault charges in Pennsylvania was captured... - Full Story
June 21, 2007

Former border patrol agent sentenced to 70 years

The Associated Press TUSCON, Ariz. — A former Border Patrol agent convicted of stealing marijuana while... - Full Story
June 21, 2007

Supreme Court toughens prison sentencing rules

The Associated Press WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court made it harder Thursday for most defendants... - Full Story
June 19, 2007

Cop killer Michael Lambert executed in Ind.

The Associated Press MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Molly Winters felt a sense of justice as she walked out of... - Full Story



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