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.
Administrators at a North Carolina prison are monitoring a hunger strike by inmates demanding better medical care and living conditions.
A South Carolina inmate who walked away from a crew doing grounds maintenance in a remote part of Fort Jackson has been recaptured.
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.