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NC Prison Ousts 7 Employees Over Inmate Death

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.

04/09/2014

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Raleigh Man Sentenced In Credit Card Scheme

Federal prosecutors say a Raleigh man has been sentenced to prison for his part in a credit card and cigarette trafficking scheme.

04/04/2014

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Woman Gets 20 Years For Morphine Breast Milk That Killed Daughter

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.

04/04/2014

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Serial Rapist Sentenced To 410 Years In NC Prisons

A serial rapist is starting a sentence of more than 400 years in North Carolina prisons.

03/15/2014

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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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