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Ariz. officer shoots inmate who fled hospital

A sheriff's detention officer shot and wounded a jail inmate who slipped out of his restraints, ran away and struggled with another officer after being taken to a hospital.

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Ariz. officer kills inmate who fled

A sheriff's detention officer shot and killed a jail inmate in Phoenix who slipped out of his restraints, ran away and struggled with another officer over a gun Tuesday - Full Story

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Ohio woman wants playing cards to help solve homicides

City officials have pledged to help produce the cards that Hope Dudley wants to get into the hands of prison inmates and others - Full Story

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Details emerge in recapturing of Ohio school shooter, others

Details emerge in recapturing of Ohio school shooter, others

Officials praised "quick work" by cooperating police agencies in recapturing T.J. Lane, Lindsey Bruce, and Clifford Opperud, who escaped Thursday - Full Story

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Escaped school shooter captured near Ohio prison

Escaped school shooter captured near Ohio prison

Teenager convicted of killing three students at an Ohio high school scrambled over a fence to escape a state prison with two other prisoners - Full Story

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Problems with IV line affected Okla. execution

Problems with IV line affected Okla. execution

Clayton Lockett's troubled execution on April 29 prompted Gov. Mary Fallin to halt all upcoming executions until a review she'd ordered was completed. - Full Story

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Calif. to appeal ruling tossing death penalty

Announcement Thursday came after U.S. District Judge Cormac Carney ruled last month that the state's death penalty takes too long to carry out - Full Story

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Ariz. execution renews debate over methods

Ariz. execution renews debate over methods

A third execution by lethal injection has gone awry in six months, renewing debate over whether there is a foolproof way for the government to humanely kill condemned criminals - Full Story

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Ind. corrections allows cordless phones to battle contraband the Office of Justice Programs' National Institute of Justice (NIJ) - TechBeat

Ind. corrections allows cordless phones to battle contraband

Move was also made to encourage better inmate behavior - Full Story

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Ariz. execution takes nearly 2 hours

Ariz. execution takes nearly 2 hours

The execution of 55-year-old Joseph Rudolph Wood took so long that his lawyers had time to file an emergency appeal while it was ongoing - Full Story