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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 09, 2014
Mass. prison officials push against inmate sex change request

Mass. prison officials push against inmate sex change request

Officials on Thursday made another push to overturn a court ruling that would force them to provide a taxpayer-funded sex-change operation to a murder convict - Full Story
May 08, 2014

'Cannibal cop' cooking meals for inmates, COs

'Cannibal cop' Gilberto Valle is cooking up a storm to 'kill time' in prison - Full Story
May 06, 2014

Calif. measure for nonviolent crime leniency gets big support

Voters will likely get to weigh in on whether Calif. should treat most nonviolent crimes as misdemeanors instead of felonies - Full Story
May 06, 2014
NY deputy loses battle with cancer

NY deputy loses battle with cancer

Deputy Carrie Merrick with the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department recently lost her battle with cancer - Full Story
May 06, 2014
Mo. man who never served 13 year sentence freed

Mo. man who never served 13 year sentence freed

Cornealious "Mike" Anderson spent 13 years free from prison due to a clerical error, then nearly a year behind bars when the mistake was caught - Full Story
May 03, 2014
Lawmakers say they won't abandon death penalty

Lawmakers say they won't abandon death penalty

There is little political will to move against lethal injections — and a single execution gone wrong won't change that - Full Story
May 02, 2014
Drugs in botched Okla. execution leaked from IV

Drugs in botched Okla. execution leaked from IV

Drugs didn't enter inmate's system because the vein they were injected into collapsed, which wasn't noticed for 21 minutes - Full Story
May 01, 2014
Fla. jail explosion kills 2, 184 injured

Fla. jail explosion kills 2, 184 injured

In the rubble and chaos, inmates were trapped and had to be rescued - Full Story
April 30, 2014
Okla. inmate dies of heart attack after botched execution

Okla. inmate dies of heart attack after botched execution

Prison officials halted an inmate's execution after a new drug combination left the man writhing and clenching his teeth on the gurney - Full Story
April 24, 2014
US weighs clemency for thousands of inmates jailed for 10 years

US weighs clemency for thousands of inmates jailed for 10 years

The Obama administration is encouraging many nonviolent federal prisoners to apply for early release — and expecting thousands to take up the offer - Full Story



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