Seven employees at a Taylorsville prison have lost their jobs amid an ongoing investigation into the death of a mentally ill inmate who had been held in solitary confinement.
Federal prosecutors say a Raleigh man has been sentenced to prison for his part in a credit card and cigarette trafficking scheme.
A judge has sentenced a South Carolina woman to 20 years in prison for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.
A serial rapist is starting a sentence of more than 400 years in North Carolina prisons.
An 84-year-old nun was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in prison for breaking into nuclear weapons complex and defacing a bunker holding bomb-grade uranium, a demonstration that exposed serious security flaws at the Tennessee plant.
A Cordova man has been sentenced for his role in a fraud case involving BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina policy numbers.
Federal prosecutors in South Carolina say 10 people are charged in a lottery scam.
A new program is taking off in South Carolina’s prisons to help inmates develop compassion for others.
State and local police are looking for an inmate who escaped from the Buncombe Correctional Center.
A court-appointed expert says North Carolina’s Central Prison still has blind spots that are hidden from the view of new security cameras added last year following inmate abuse allegations.