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NC: Prison Staff Acted Properly In Inmate Beatings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Lawyers for the state of North Carolina say prison guards acted appropriately in altercations with handcuffed inmates that left several with broken bones and one confined to a wheelchair. The state […]

CBS Charlotte–06/26/2013

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Lawsuit: 8 Inmates Beaten At NC Central Prison

A federal lawsuit on behalf of eight inmates at North Carolina’s Central Prison alleges correctional officers used “blind spots” out of view of security cameras to beat handcuffed and shackled inmates.