Home  >  Topics  >  Prison  > Page 2

Prison

 - Search results for Prison

Main News Columns Videos

News

Neb. abolishes death penalty in landmark vote

Neb. abolishes death penalty in landmark vote

The override vote — passed by the narrowest possible margin — drew a burst of applause from death penalty opponents - Full Story

News

2 inmates dead after Neb. regains control of prison

2 inmates dead after Neb. regains control of prison

Two staff members were assaulted and one inmate was shot as officers tried to break up gathering - Full Story

Videos

Inmate inside Calif. prison shot, killed by CO

An inmate at a California state prison was shot and killed to stop an attack on another who had fallen to the ground unconscious.

News

Inmate inside Calif. prison shot, killed by CO

An inmate at a California state prison was shot and killed to stop an attack on another who had fallen to the ground unconscious - Full Story

News

Aunt of captured Ill. inmate charged with aiding in escape

Aunt of captured Ill. inmate charged with aiding in escape

An aunt of a convicted murderer was charged Saturday with giving her nephew information that helped him escape - Full Story

News

Obama commutes drug sentences of 22 in federal prison

President Barack Obama on Tuesday shortened the prison sentences of nearly two dozen drug convicts, including eight serving life - Full Story

News

After final approval, Utah poised to bring back death by firing squad

After final approval, Utah poised to bring back death by firing squad

If the governor signs the measure, Utah would become the only state to allow executions by firing squad if there is a drug shortage - Full Story

News

Nitrogen gas executions approved by Okla. House

Oklahoma would become the first state to allow the execution of inmates using nitrogen gas under bill - Full Story

News

States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys

Lengthy questionnaire is the latest tool among the nation's court systems to try to predict the likelihood that an offender will commit a crime again - Full Story

News

Authorities regain control of Texas prison from inmates

Authorities regain control of Texas prison from inmates

Inmates had set fires and caused significant damage after taking over part of the facility - Full Story