Apr 25 Woman gets prison in death of man with maggot-filled wound
Investigators said Jessie McCrimmon was missing toes on his right foot and had bone exposed. His left foot was being held on by necrotic flesh
Apr 25 In Calif. prisons, inmates teach each other how to start over
Corrections officials announced new regulations that will expand the credits some inmates earn for demonstrating good behavior and completing educational programs
Apr 25 Prosecutor: No water for week led to Milwaukee jail dehydration death
The jury will issue a verdict on whether criminal charges are warranted in Terrill Thomas' death
Apr 25 Ark. conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000
The poor health of both men, their lawyers claimed, could make it difficult for them to respond during a consciousness check following a megadose of midazolam
Apr 25 US judge temporarily halts Arkansas execution
A federal judge has temporarily halted the execution of Marcel Williams after his attorneys questioned whether the night's earlier execution went properly
Apr 25 Ark. executes 2 prisoners in 1 night
Arkansas has put to death inmate Marcel Williams, marking the first double execution in the United States since 2000
Apr 24 Citing 'brutality' of death penalty, judge calls for guillotine, fi...
Judge Alex Kozinski called the death penalty "barbaric" and "vicious"
Apr 24 Mo. prison chief names new top deputy
Alana Boyles replaces former adult institutions chief Dave Dormire, who announced his retirement in February amid an agency-wide sexual harassment scandal
Apr 24 Hernandez suicide notes ordered released ahead of funeral
The judge said DA's office can redact information from the notes before producing copies to protect the ongoing investigation
Apr 24 Neb. bill expanding prison watchdog's role passes
The measure means corrections department Inspector General Doug Koebernick would be able to begin interviewing inmates and employees about a March uprising in which two inmates were killed
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