Governor signs bill allowing Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates if prison officials cannot obtain drugs used for lethal injections.
Gov. Pat McCrory is joining North Carolina’s district attorneys in seeking tougher penalties for those caught smuggling cellphones into prisons.
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.