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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.


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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.


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N.C. Bill Restarting Executions Advances In House

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.


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Convicted Murderer On Death Row Found Dead In Cell

A 46-year-old man on death row for killing a fellow inmate has been found dead in his cell.


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S.C. Jail Officer Charged With Sex With Inmate

A Darlington County jail officer has been arrested after state police say he had sexual relations with a female inmate.


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Agent Arrested After Being Accused Of Giving Inmate A Cellphone

A state Probation, Parole and Pardon Services agent has been arrested after authorities say he gave a cellphone to a South Carolina inmate.


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2 More Face Jail Firing For Allegedly Beating Inmate

Two more Richland County jail guards have been recommended for termination in last month’s beating of an inmate.


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Inmate On Hunger Strike Demanding Better Living, Medical Care In Prison

Administrators at a North Carolina prison are monitoring a hunger strike by inmates demanding better medical care and living conditions.


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Inmate Walks Away While Doing Ground Maintenance

A South Carolina inmate who walked away from a crew doing grounds maintenance in a remote part of Fort Jackson has been recaptured.


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Death Row Inmate Free Man After 30 Years Over Single Strand Of Hair

A mentally disabled man who spent nearly 30 years on South Carolina’s death row for the stabbing death was freed from prison Friday under a plea deal.




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