Tag: Prison violence

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio inmate suspected of repeatedly stabbing a guard was at a lower security level than required when the assault happened,...
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BISHOPVILLE, S.C. — South Carolina prison officials say an inmate who shot and wounded a sheriff's deputy more than six years ago has been...
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PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Corrections says an inmate's death at a prison southeast of Phoenix is being investigated as a possible homicide. ...
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TEHACHAPI, Calif. — California officials say they had to use batons and pepper spray to stop a prison inmate from beating his unconscious cellmate,...
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — Officials say cell locks failed during a brawl involving 120 prisoners at a central California jail that left four inmates injured...
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BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana corrections officials and the West Feliciana Parish sheriff's office are investigating after a fight at the Louisiana State Penitentiary...
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FOLSOM, Calif. — Authorities say the death of a state inmate is being investigated as a homicide after an apparent struggle between two cellmates...
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EL DORADO, Kan. — Authorities say one inmate was sent offsite for medical treatment after inmates fought at the El Dorado Correctional Facility. ...
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YORK, Pa. — A Pennsylvania inmate is admitting he killed his brother when they were teens two decades ago, pleading guilty to third-degree murder...
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — A two-hour brawl involving 120 prisoners at a San Joaquin Valley jail left four inmates with injuries that required hospital treatment. ...

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