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Governor signs bill allowing Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates if prison officials cannot obtain drugs used for lethal injections. (Getty Images)

Tennessee Brings Back Electric Chair

Governor signs bill allowing Tennessee to electrocute death row inmates if prison officials cannot obtain drugs used for lethal injections.

05/22/2014

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McCrory: Tougher Punishment For Prison Cellphones

Gov. Pat McCrory is joining North Carolina’s district attorneys in seeking tougher penalties for those caught smuggling cellphones into prisons.

05/19/2014

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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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