A former nurse at the Cherokee County jail has been arrested and accused of having sex with an inmate.
Authorities say a 39-year-old woman has been found dead in her cell at the Wake County jail.
Richland County deputies say a 34-year-old woman stabbed her fiance on Christmas Day after they argued over what colors should be used in their wedding.
A resident of a South Carolina assisted living center is staying in jail after his arrest for firing his gun while at the facility and then shooting at arriving law officers.
An officer at the Charleston County jail has been charged with giving contraband including a cellphone and alcohol to inmates.
Spartanburg County Sheriff Chuck Wright says he has fired four jail guards after an investigation into their behavior with an inmate last month.
A New Hanover County worker faces charges that he accepted money in return for reporting that people on probation had completed their community service requirements.
Officials say four inmates overpowered guards at the Gaston County juvenile jail and escaped briefly.
A South Carolina woman who authorities say killed her two young children and seriously injured her husband crashed her pickup into a tree so hard the roots came out of the ground, according to 911 calls released Thursday.
Authorities say Chesterfield County Sheriff Sam Parker allowed hand-picked inmates to live in a dorm, have televisions and an iPad, go on trips to the lake and spend holidays with his family.