Aug 21 Two Calif. COs injured after assault by inmates
Both correctional officers were taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released
Aug 21 Most American Indian tribes opt out of federal death penalty
American Indian tribes for decades have been able to tell prosecutors if they want death penalty considered for certain crimes on their land. Nearly all have rejected it
Aug 21 Va. deputy dies after suffering medical emergency on duty
Cpl. Gibran Barclift, 39, joined the Norfolk Sheriff’s Office in 2002
Aug 21 Judge shot, wounded near Ohio courthouse; suspect killed by probati...
Police said a man who was in the car with the suspected shooter was taken into custody
Aug 21 Ariz. county begins initiative to help homeless in jail system
Caseworkers meet with homeless inmates and connect them to apartments, medical care and jobs immediately upon release in an effort to keep them from coming back
Aug 21 Officials say W.Va. jails, prisons in crisis
Secretary Jeff Sandy said eight corrections officers a week on average are getting hurt at work
Aug 20 Fla. gov. removes anti-death penalty prosecutor from cop killing case
Sam Howard and Matthew Baxter died in a district where top prosecutor says she will no longer seek death penalty
Aug 20 Man accused of cutting off woman's nipples pleads guilty
A South Dakota man accused of sitting on a woman and slicing off her nipples with a pair of scissors has pleaded guilty
Aug 20 Ky. jail inmates fight with COs, set fire
The inmates stacked blankets, toilet paper, mail and other flammable items against entry doors and set them on fire
Aug 20 Mo. death row inmate appeals to US Supreme Court
Marcellus Williams is set to die by injection Tuesday
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