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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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May 29, 2014
Judge orders halt to Ohio executions

Judge orders halt to Ohio executions

Executions on hold for 2 1/2 months after federal judge allowed more time for arguments over the state's new lethal injection procedures - Full Story
May 27, 2014

Supreme Court rules for death-row inmates with low IQ

Twelve years after barring execution of the mentally disabled, the Supreme Court on Tuesday prohibited states in borderline cases from relying on test scores to determine inmate eligibility - Full Story
May 24, 2014
Prison escapee crashes stolen car into cruiser, ending pursuit

Prison escapee crashes stolen car into cruiser, ending pursuit

Fabian Valentine, 37, overpowered a CO, stole his gun, and sped off in a vehicle before he was stopped by police - Full Story
May 24, 2014
Calif. judge: Convicted serial rapist to be released

Calif. judge: Convicted serial rapist to be released

With several severe restrictions that include 24-hour GPS monitoring, Hubbart will be allowed to rent a small house - Full Story
May 23, 2014

Corrections officer dies during training exercise

Chad Charles, 43, collapsed while training with the Michigan Department of Corrections emergency response team - Full Story
May 23, 2014
Tenn. brings back electric chair for executions

Tenn. brings back electric chair for executions

Republican Gov. Bill Haslam signed a bill into law Thursday allowing the state to electrocute death row inmates in the event prisons are unable to obtain drugs - Full Story
May 22, 2014

Deck of playing cards given to inmates could crack cold cases

About 3,000 inmates will receive decks of playing cards featuring information from 52 cold cases that authorities are hoping to get a lead on - Full Story
May 22, 2014

Wyo. lawmakers mull firing squad executions

Prompted by the shortages of available drugs for lethal injections, lawmakers are considering permitting execution of inmates by firing squad - Full Story
May 17, 2014

Utah lawmaker: Bring back firing squad executions

In the wake of a botched lethal injection in Oklahoma last month, a Utah lawmaker says he believes a firing squad is a more humane form of execution - Full Story
May 16, 2014
Release of man who brutally attacked Wash. cop blocked

Release of man who brutally attacked Wash. cop blocked

Gov. Jay Inslee has blocked the release of a man imprisoned for almost killing a Richland police officer 32 years ago - Full Story



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