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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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April 18, 2014

Killer of Mich. trooper dies after suicide attempt

Eric John Knysz, 20, attempted to hang himself with a bed sheet and was taken off life support days later - Full Story
April 18, 2014

Man who shot Ore. cop, killed K-9 ID'd, 2 more in custody

Paul Alan Ropp, 20, fired at an officer with an AR-15 rifle; he suffered a non-life-threatening head injury - Full Story
April 18, 2014

Ex-con 'homesick' for prison gets 3½ years for bank robbery

Boredom and loneliness, defense filings said, had partly led Unbehaun to conclude that a life on the inside was preferable to life outside - Full Story
April 17, 2014

Video: Judge tells killer 'I hope you die in prison'

The judge was disgusted by the woman's smirks and snickering during her sentencing for the death of her boyfriend - Full Story
April 11, 2014

Judge: Calif. mistreating mentally ill inmates

A federal judge ruled Thursday that California's treatment of mentally ill inmates violates constitutional safeguards against cruel and unusual punishment - Full Story
April 05, 2014

3 men who stole dressed as 'white' NY cops get 32 years

Prosecutors say the men stole more than $200,000 from a Pay-O-Matic check-cashing business in Queens - Full Story
March 29, 2014

NY man sentenced for shooting at officers

A Manhattan man convicted of shooting at police in an exchange of gunfire on the Lower East Side in February 2012 will serve 28 years to life in prison - Full Story
March 28, 2014
Drunk Va. woman shows up naked to visit jailed husband, arrested

Drunk Va. woman shows up naked to visit jailed husband, arrested

Unclear whether she showed up at the office naked or if she arrived there and removed her clothes on the scene - Full Story
March 26, 2014

NJ man serves 15 years, robs same store upon release

Suspect robbed the store a day after his release - Full Story
March 25, 2014

Death penalty dropped in killing of Va. officer

Prosecutors told a judge they don't have enough evidence to seek the death penalty for a man already serving nearly 97 years for other crimes - Full Story



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