Tag: Prison violence

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HELENA, Ga. — Corrections officials are investigating the death of a prisoner following a fight with other inmates at a south Georgia prison. ...
Oscar Pistorius bruised in a jail fight over telephone use

JOHANNESBURG — Olympian Oscar Pistorius, in jail for murdering his girlfriend, was bruised in an altercation with another inmate over telephone use, a South...
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The director of Arkansas' prison system says a series of violent altercations at the state's maximum security prisons were due...
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COOS BAY, Ore. — Authorities say an autopsy shows a jail inmate who died hours after his arrest on suspicion of assault died of...
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COOS BAY, Ore. — An inmate in Coos County has died in his cell nine hours after his arrest on suspicion of fourth-degree assault...
US executions increase slightly in 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A court reprieve that halted the scheduled December lethal injection of a Texas prisoner means 2017 will end with 23 inmates...
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HOUSTON — Harris County sheriff's officials say a 26-year-old man awaiting trial in the 2015 killing of a woman has been found dead in...
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TULSA, Okla. — An Oklahoma inmate has testified that a man accused of running over people he believed were homeless confessed to carrying out...
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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado corrections officials say a prison inmate has died after being assaulted by other inmates. ...
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CRESAPTOWN, Md. — Officials say two inmates and two correctional officers were injured in an altercation this week at a western Maryland prison. ...

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