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Inmate Sneaks Gun Into D.C. Superior Court in Underwear

A prisoner brought a surprise with him into the D.C. Superior Court Tuesday.

10/07/2014

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Prison Guards Face Suit for Pepper Spraying Inmate

A Maryland federal court case alleging excessive force by prison guards against an inmate has been revived by an appeals court.

09/13/2014

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Md. Prison Officer Gets 3 Years in Inmate Beating

A former Maryland correctional officer who helped cover up the severe beating of an inmate in 2008 was sentenced Tuesday to three years in a federal prison.

06/17/2014

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Rape Charge Dropped Against Virginia Deputy

Prosecutors have agreed to drop a charge of rape against a former sheriff’s deputy in Alexandria who was accused of sexually assaulting an inmate.

06/05/2014

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Ex-Officer Gets 1 Year in Md. Inmate’s Beating

A former Maryland correctional officer has been sentenced to a year and day in federal prison for his role in the severe beating of an inmate at Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown in 2008.

05/15/2014

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk with their daughters Malia (2nd left) and Sasha (right). (credit: Mandel NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Inmate Charged With Threatening President, First Family

A West Virginia inmate faces federal charges of threatening President Barack Obama and his family.

03/10/2014

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Va. Lethal Injection Drug Same as One in Ohio Suit

Virginia’s list of approved lethal injection drugs now includes one of the chemicals used in an Ohio execution that led to a lawsuit by the inmate’s family who says his death was cruel and inhuman.

02/20/2014

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Officer Convicted, 2nd Acquitted in Inmate Beating

A former corrections officer at a Maryland prison has been convicted on three civil rights and conspiracy charges in connection with the beating of an inmate. A second former officer was acquitted of conspiring to help cover up the assault.

02/20/2014

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Va. Inmate Seeking Sex-Change Surgery Paroled

A Virginia prison inmate who is suing the state to finance a sex-change operation has been granted parole.

01/16/2014

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Mistakenly Released Md. Inmate Found

Maryland corrections officials say they have found an inmate who was mistakenly released because of a paperwork error.

12/20/2013

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