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NC Prison Ousts 7 Employees Over Inmate Death

Seven employees at a Taylorsville prison have lost their jobs amid an ongoing investigation into the death of a mentally ill inmate who had been held in solitary confinement.

04/09/2014

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Nurse Arrested After Being Accused Of Having Sex With An Inmate

A former nurse at the Cherokee County jail has been arrested and accused of having sex with an inmate.

03/28/2014

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Deputies Capture Inmate That Escaped From Correctional Center

North Carolina corrections officers and McDowell County sheriff’s deputies have captured an inmate who escaped from the Buncombe County Correctional Center.

01/22/2014

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Inmate Escapes From Correctional Center

State and local police are looking for an inmate who escaped from the Buncombe Correctional Center.

01/22/2014

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Expert: Blind Spots Persist At NC Central Prison Might Of Led To Inmate Abuse

A court-appointed expert says North Carolina’s Central Prison still has blind spots that are hidden from the view of new security cameras added last year following inmate abuse allegations.

01/17/2014

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York County Inmate Committed Suicide

Authorities have ruled the death of a York County jail inmate charged with killing his mother and a neighbor as a suicide.

12/03/2013

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NC: Officer Acted Appropriately In Pepper Spraying Mentally Ill Inmate

The North Carolina Division of Prisons says its staff acted appropriately when it pepper sprayed a mentally ill inmate locked in a tiny cell.

10/29/2013

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Berkeley County Jail Guard Charged With Assault

A former Berkeley County jail guard has been charged with assaulting an inmate.

09/27/2013

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4 Jail Guards Fired In Spartanburg County After Behavior With Inmate

Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright says he has fired four jail guards after an investigation into their behavior with an inmate last month.

08/22/2013

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Inmate Missing From Work Crew In Chester County

Authorities are looking for a South Carolina prison inmate who walked away from a work crew assignment.

06/05/2013

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