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4 Guards Injured During Pinckneyville Prison Fight

A southern Illinois prison is on lock down after a weekend altercation left four guards with slight injuries.

03/10/2014

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Inmates Sue Neb. Prison System For Right To Get Married

A civil liberties organization sued the Nebraska prison system Tuesday on behalf of two inmates who say their constitutional rights are being violated because they haven’t been allowed to marry each other.

02/27/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (credit: Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Police: Fugitive On The Run For Almost 30 Years Believed To Be Dead

A fugitive who had been on the run from the law for almost three decades is now believed to be deceased.

01/24/2014

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Missouri Man Tells Judge He Wants To Go Back To Prison

Roy Murphy was ready to plead guilty earlier this week to second-degree attempted robbery a charge that would have sent him back to prison for up to seven years.

01/02/2014

Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center

Padded Walls, Not Prison Cells, For Some Missouri Sex Offenders

Currently, nearly 200 men are part of the SORTS program, not for what they’ve done but for what they might do in the future.

12/26/2013

Kinloch Mayor Keith Conway

Former Kinloch Mayor Gets 6 Months in Prison for Lying About Job

Keith Conway, 49, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court. He pleaded guilty in September to four federal felony counts of filing false documents.

12/17/2013

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Capitol Perspectives: My Time in Prison

The recent decision by the governor to reopen the abandoned state penitentiary for tours has reminded me of my own time behind the walls decades ago.

11/08/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 20: Former Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. and his wife, former Chicago alderman Sandi Jackson, arrive for an appearance before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on February 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Both Jacksons are expected to plead guilty to federal charges of spending more than $750,000 in campaign cash on personal expenses. (Getty/Brendan Hoffman)

Jesse Jackson Jr. Reports To North Carolina Prison

The 48-year-old Chicago Democrat was in federal custody as of Tuesday morning as Inmate No. 32451-016, according to Bureau of Prisons spokesman Chris Burke.

10/29/2013

Army Private First Class Chelsea Manning (formerly Bradley Manning) is escorted by military police as he arrives for her sentencing at a military court facility. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Convicted Wikileaks Soldier Doing Well In Prison

A lawyer for Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning said in a blog post on Thursday the soldier is doing well as she goes through processing at the military prison at Fort Leavenworth.

08/30/2013

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Inmate: Jail Won’t Provide Proper Medical Care

A federal judge has scheduled a hearing Monday for a paraplegic inmate who says he should be released from detention because he’s not receiving proper medical care at the Madison County jail.

08/20/2013

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