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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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February 18, 2014
Okla. pharmacy won't give drug for Mo. execution

Okla. pharmacy won't give drug for Mo. execution

An Okla. pharmacy will not provide a drug for a scheduled execution next week in Mo. as part of a settlement with the death row inmate's attorneys - Full Story
February 17, 2014
Neb. CO brain dead after inmate attack

Neb. CO brain dead after inmate attack

Amanda Baker, 24, was pronounced brain dead after a teen inmate strangled her Friday - Full Story
February 17, 2014

NY cop killers seek parole with no remorse for deaths

Former Black Liberation militants Herman Bell and Anthony Bottom will again go before the state Parole Board to ask for freedom - Full Story
February 15, 2014
Ariz. inmate makes Valentine's escape

Ariz. inmate makes Valentine's escape

An Ariz. jail inmate escaped by climbing two walls and crawling through razor wire and was reportedly meeting his sweetheart on Valentine's Day - Full Story
February 12, 2014

Calif. inmate uses fire-extinguisher in escape attempt

Joseph Schabert managed to deploy the extinguisher while in handcuffs - Full Story
February 12, 2014

Calif. cop posed as inmate to record suspect in beating death

A Santa Ana detective testified Monday that she posed as an inmate, going undercover into the jail cell of a defendant in a high-profile beating case - Full Story
February 12, 2014
Tenn. man threatens to kill deputies with gun in leg cast

Tenn. man threatens to kill deputies with gun in leg cast

A man being booked into the Rutherford County Jail allegedly threatened jail staff with a gun concealed in a cast on his right foot - Full Story
February 10, 2014

Calif. gets 2 more years to cut prison numbers

Judges gave Calif. two more years to meet court-ordered prison population cap, the latest step in a long-running lawsuit aimed at improving inmate medical care - Full Story
February 09, 2014
Mich. prison escapee: 'It was simple'

Mich. prison escapee: 'It was simple'

Michael Elliot, who was discovered missing during an inmate count at the Ionia Correctional Facility, was arrested Monday, driving a stolen vehicle - Full Story
February 05, 2014

Police arrest Mich. fugitive sought since 1977

A woman who escaped from a Michigan prison nearly 37 years ago has been found living under an alias in San Diego - Full Story



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