Authorities have ruled the death of a York County jail inmate charged with killing his mother and a neighbor as a suicide.
The North Carolina Division of Prisons says its staff acted appropriately when it pepper sprayed a mentally ill inmate locked in a tiny cell.
A former Berkeley County jail guard has been charged with assaulting an inmate.
Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright says he has fired four jail guards after an investigation into their behavior with an inmate last month.
Authorities are looking for a South Carolina prison inmate who walked away from a work crew assignment.
A North Carolina House panel endorsed a bill Wednesday that repeals a procedure for condemned inmates to challenge death sentences on racial grounds, sending the measure to the full House for final passage.
A 46-year-old man on death row for killing a fellow inmate has been found dead in his cell.
A Darlington County jail officer has been arrested after state police say he had sexual relations with a female inmate.
A state Probation, Parole and Pardon Services agent has been arrested after authorities say he gave a cellphone to a South Carolina inmate.
Two more Richland County jail guards have been recommended for termination in last month’s beating of an inmate.