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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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March 25, 2014

Okla. adds controversial option to execution protocol

Okla. has revised its procedures to include the same two-drug mixture that left an Ohio inmate making gasp-like sounds as his lethal injection was carried out - Full Story
March 20, 2014

Court reverses decision on Ohio captain exonerated in murder case

Douglas Prade served nearly 15 years after being convicted in shooting death of his ex-wife. But a judge ruled in January 2013 that DNA test results excluded him as a suspect - Full Story
March 18, 2014

Sheriff's office bans Arias defense aide from jail

Mitigation specialist Maria De La Rosa is banned from its jails because she recently took a drawing by Arias out of the jail - Full Story
March 13, 2014
Holder endorses shorter prison terms for drug charges

Holder endorses shorter prison terms for drug charges

Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday endorsed a proposal that would result in shorter prison sentences for many nonviolent drug traffickers - Full Story
March 10, 2014
NYC CO-inmate sex scandal triggers jail review

NYC CO-inmate sex scandal triggers jail review

Nancy Gonzalez claims she had sex with at least eight co-workers, including two supervisors, while on duty at the Metropolitan Detention Center in less than two years - Full Story
March 09, 2014
Counties undermine Calif. prison reduction efforts

Counties undermine Calif. prison reduction efforts

Calif. counties are confounding the state's court-ordered efforts to sharply reduce its inmate population by sending state prisons far more convicts than anticipated - Full Story
March 06, 2014
Missing Fla. CO found dead in pond

Missing Fla. CO found dead in pond

The body of a missing corrections officer has been located in a retention pond across the street from the motel where he was last seen - Full Story
March 04, 2014
Mich. freeway shooter gets up to 40 years

Mich. freeway shooter gets up to 40 years

Raulie Casteel, 44, was found guilty of terrorism after a crime spree that included shooting at two-dozen vehicles - Full Story
February 27, 2014
Fla. cop killer executed for pipe bomb death of trooper

Fla. cop killer executed for pipe bomb death of trooper

Suspect was condemned for the killing of Trooper Jimmy Fulford on Feb. 1, 1992, when the package exploded during a traffic stop - Full Story
February 25, 2014

'Lifers' leaving prison at record numbers

Since Gov. Jerry Brown assumed office in January 2011, a record number of inmates with life sentences are winning parole - Full Story



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