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84-Year-Old Sentenced To Nearly 3 Years Behind Bars For Breaking Into Nuclear Weapons Complex

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.

02/18/2014

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SC Man Sentenced To Prison For Health Care Fraud

A Cordova man has been sentenced for his role in a fraud case involving BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina policy numbers.

02/11/2014

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10 Charged In Lotto Scam

Federal prosecutors in South Carolina say 10 people are charged in a lottery scam.

02/04/2014

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Prison Program Uses Dogs To Teach Compassion

A new program is taking off in South Carolina’s prisons to help inmates develop compassion for others.

01/30/2014

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Inmate Escapes From Correctional Center

State and local police are looking for an inmate who escaped from the Buncombe Correctional Center.

01/22/2014

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Expert: Blind Spots Persist At NC Central Prison Might Of Led To Inmate Abuse

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.

01/17/2014

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Man Sentenced To 40 Years In S.C. Girl’s Death

A 31-year-old man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for the death of an Abbeville County child.

01/10/2014

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Man Sentenced To 35 Years For Killing Police Dog

A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for firing at officers and killing a Richland County sheriff’s department dog.

01/06/2014

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NC Jailer Found Guilty In Inmate’s Beating Death

A Wake County detention officer has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter for the beating death of an inmate at the Wake County jail last summer.

12/12/2013

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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Beating Man To Death With Bar Stool

A West Columbia man has been sentenced to life in prison for beating a man to death two years ago.

11/12/2013

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