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February 05, 2015
Texas executes man who killed cop during prison escape

Texas executes man who killed cop during prison escape

A three-time convicted robber who helped engineer the biggest prison break in Texas history was executed Wednesday evening - Full Story
February 04, 2015
Texas man who killed cop during prison escape set to die

Texas man who killed cop during prison escape set to die

Attorneys for 52-year-old Donald Newbury are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt his Wednesday evening lethal injection - Full Story
February 03, 2015

Video: Inmate escapes NC jail by impersonating brother

Video released shows an officer following inmate out of the jail building, prompting the inmate to start running - Full Story
February 03, 2015
Del. inmate freed after 2 decades on death row

Del. inmate freed after 2 decades on death row

Prosecutors will appeal a judge's ruling that they cannot use a coerced confession man gave to police while high on heroin - Full Story
January 25, 2015

Ohio cops: Escaped murder suspect, 17, kidnapped elderly woman

17-year-old was seen running away from the Springfield Regional Medical Center wearing an orange jail jumpsuit and no shoes - Full Story
January 24, 2015

Miss. jail escapee arrested in Utah after 34 years

Sam Gene Harris has lived under at least 10 different aliases and escaped from two other jails - Full Story
January 22, 2015

Writer tied to Anonymous gets 5 years for threatening FBI agent

Brown read a lengthy statement before he was sentenced, saying he broke the law to reveal illegal government activity going unpunished - Full Story
January 21, 2015

Ex-Sheriff gets 10 years in bizarre NM road rage case

Rodella, who was in plain clothes at the time, said Tafoya was a reckless driver whom he was trying to stop in the interest of public safety - Full Story
January 20, 2015

Supreme Court: Death row inmate deserves hearing

Christeson would have been the 11th man executed in Mo. last year, but the Court put his execution on hold in Oct. while it considered his appeal - Full Story
January 17, 2015

Sheriff: Pair tried to smuggle heroin-laced Bible into jail

A regional narcotics unit determined a 'stain' found on the Bible contained about 30 to 40 hits of heroin - Full Story

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