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File photo of table on which lethal injections are administered. (Photo by Virginia Department of Corrections via Getty Images)

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.

05/29/2013

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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.

05/22/2013

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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.

04/05/2013

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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.

03/28/2013

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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.

03/18/2013

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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.

07/27/2012

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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.

07/13/2012

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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.

03/02/2012

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