Commissioners Reveal Planned Opening of New County Jail | Local News

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Lancaster County could have a new jail operational and as soon as late 2026, according to the project timeline, County […]

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As Delco jail returns to county control, its new warden focuses on mental health and staff training

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After decades of operation by one of the largest private prison companies in the world, the Delaware County Jail returns […]

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Jussie Smollett in the psychiatric ward at Cook County Jail

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Embed from Getty Images Jussie Smollet was placed in a psychiatric ward at Cook County Jail, according to his brother. […]

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McHenry County jail inmate charged with throwing urine at corrections officer

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Nicholas B. Hitztaler, 23, of McHenry. A McHenry man held in the McHenry County Jail faces additional charges after he […]

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Jussie Smollett will serve his sentence in Cook County Jail under protective custody

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Actor Jussie Smollett will serve his prison sentence in protective custody Judge James Linn approved a request submitted by Smollett’s […]

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Four sheriff’s deputies implicated in San Diego County jail death

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Omar Moreno Arroyo, who died in a San Diego County jail 2021 hours after his arrest, should never have been […]

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Dallas County Jail fails annual inspection for second straight year

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The Dallas County Jail failed to meet Texas minimum standards for acceptable prison conditions for the second year in a […]

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5 In Hopkins County Jail on Criminal Warrants March 2-8, 2022

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At least five people were in Hopkins County under felony warrants from March 2-8, 2022, two on jail transfers, two […]

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Officials break ground on Sullivan County Jail Expansion Project | WJHL

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BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Members of the Sullivan County Commission and the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office huddled in two tents […]

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Woman dies in Mecklenburg County Jail | WFAE 90.7

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The Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after the death of a woman in custody at the county jail on […]

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The fate of Hinds County Jail in the hands of a federal judge

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HINDS COUNTY, Mississippi (WJTV) — As Hinds County awaits the federal court’s final decision on the jail consent decree, Sheriff […]

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15-acre land could be new site for Sullivan County Jail | WIBQ The Talk Station

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Sullivan, Ind. (WTWO/WAWV) – Newly purchased land on North Section Street in Sullivan, Ind. could soon serve as the site […]

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Pima County jail comes under intense scrutiny amid decade-high death toll | Subscriber

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Family members of Pedro Xavier Martinez Palacios Jr., who died in Pima […]

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County Jail Passes Accreditation | DeSoto County News

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DeSoto County News visits the Hernando Detention Center The DeSoto County Adult Detention Center in Hernando has been notified that […]

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Vigo County Jail Diary: February 24, 2022 | Arrest reports

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The following individuals were incarcerated in the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on February 15 and 16, based […]

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Inmate tries unsuccessfully to escape from DeKalb County Jail

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ind. (WANE) – A DeKalb County jail inmate has been hit with an additional felony charge after police […]

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Sturgis man sentenced for knife in Branch County Jail

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Joshua Fleming, 36, was sentenced to one to five years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing a weapon in […]

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Neshoba County Jail File 2/13-2/20 • Javious Adams, 22, of 308 Sherwood Avenue, aggravated assault – manifest extreme indifference. for […]

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The Richmond Observer – Murder suspect is incarcerated in Richmond County Jail

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ROCKINGHAM – A Moore County man wanted for a homicide in East Rockingham is behind bars. Richmond County Jail records […]

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Lycoming County Jail inmate faces new charges | News, Sports, Jobs

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Already incarcerated for nearly a dozen criminal offenses, additional charges were brought against county jail inmate Dartagnan Zuback after he […]

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Kenosha County jail inmate faces felony charge after fight | Crime and courts

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A Kenosha County Jail inmate faces five criminal charges, including a felony, after a fight with another inmate on February […]

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Deputies search for inmate who escaped from Tehama County Jail, 2 arrested for assisting | News

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UPDATE Friday 2 p.m.: Two people were arrested after deputies said they helped Trey King escape from the Tehama County […]

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Inmate dies after being found unconscious in county jail

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TUSCALOOSA, AL — The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit said an inmate at the Tuscaloosa County Jail died Thursday night. Click […]

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Monterey County Jail Extension Set to Open – Monterey Herald

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SALINAS — After more than a decade of planning, development and construction, the 576-bed extension to the Monterey County Jail […]

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Prison board members and warden slam Lancaster Bail Fund chairman for ‘misrepresentation’ over ex-inmate’s death | Local News

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Members of the Lancaster County Jail board and warden have ripped the chair of the Lancaster Bail Fund, saying she […]

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Inmates offer window into Cook County Jail virus outbreak | national news

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CHICAGO — On New Year’s Eve, correctional officers at the Cook County Jail removed a sick man from a level […]

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Inmates offer window into Cook County Jail virus outbreak | Coronavirus

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CHICAGO (AP) — Content warning: This story contains mentions of suicidal thoughts and deaths. This story has been updated with […]

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County jail remains closed despite declining COVID-19 cases

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In today’s episode of The Confluence: WESA reporter Kiley Koscinski discusses how the Allegheny County Jail lockdown, due to a […]

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Hillsdale County Jail Offers Inmates the Opportunity to Earn a High School Diploma

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Hillsdale County Jail Offers Inmates the Opportunity to Get GED Permission | Collegiate Archives Inmates at Hillsdale County Jail will […]

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Lawsuit filed to hold sheriff’s department accountable for ‘preventable’ deaths

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SAN DIEGO — A federal class action lawsuit has been filed against San Diego County, the county sheriff’s department and […]

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OK County Jail Administrator. scrutinized comments

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Oklahoma County Jail Administrator Greg Williams and Director of Communications Mark Opgrande are under fire after a recording made public […]

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Sullivan County Jail Expansion Could Be Completed in Early 2025 | WJHL

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BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Just days after three inmates escaped from the Sullivan County Jail, county leaders said the jail […]

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Ingham County Jail inmates will pay less to make phone calls

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LANSING, Mich. — Inmates at Ingham County Jail will pay less for phone calls under a newly approved contract. At […]

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Vigo County Jail Diary: February 9, 2022 | Arrest reports

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The following individuals were incarcerated in the Vigo County jail by area law enforcement on Tuesday and Wednesday, based on […]

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Vigo County Jail Diary: February 8, 2022 | Arrest reports

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The following individuals were incarcerated in the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement from Thursday through Tuesday, based on […]

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Inmates offer window into Cook County Jail’s Covid-19 surge

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Inmates being quarantined at Cook County Jail on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. (Zbigniew Bzdak/Chicago Tribune file photo) Content Warning: This […]

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Lewis County jail inmate charged with assault for allegedly breaking another inmate’s nose

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By Emily Fitzgerald [email protected] A Lewis County Jail inmate now faces additional assault charges for allegedly breaking a fellow inmate’s […]

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Black man shot by authorities transferred to Dane County Jail day after operation, family says | criminality

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Lucas Robinson | Wisconsin State Journal Quadren L. Wilson, the black man whose family said he was shot multiple times […]

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Murder Suspect Among 3 Escaped Inmates From Sullivan County Jail | WJHL

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BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Authorities continue to search for three inmates who escaped from the Sullivan County Jail Friday morning, […]

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Murder suspect among 3 inmates escaped from Sullivan County Jail

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BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Authorities continue to search for three inmates who escaped from the Sullivan County Jail Friday morning, […]

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Three men charged with trying to escape from Newaygo County Jail

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WHITE CLOUD, Mich. — Three men face federal charges after investigators say they attempted to escape from the Newaygo County […]

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Federal prisoners foiled in alleged escape attempt at Newaygo County Jail

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GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Three federal prisoners are charged with conspiring to escape from the Newaygo County Jail. They allegedly […]

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BREAKING: Another death reported at Arlington County Jail | ARLnow

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Arlington County Jail (Updated at 00:25) A 41-year-old man arrested for trespassing died after going into cardiac arrest at Arlington […]

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2 elevators break at Whatcom County Jail in Bellingham

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The sheriff wants to build a new jail, but voters have voted him down twice in the past. BELLINGHAM, Wash. […]

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Bexar County jail inmate killed, another dead from COVID-19

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Photo courtesy of Bexar County Jail/Vincent Garcia was murdered by two other inmates over the weekend. SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) […]

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Genesee County Jail Project Could Start This Spring | Featured Story

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BATAVIA – Sheriff William Sheron Jr. said the county is moving forward with plans to build a new county jail […]

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Tuolumne County Jail Forced to Reduce Population Due to COVID

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Tuolumne County Jail Sonora, Calif. – The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office is forced to immediately reduce its prison population to […]

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Vigo County Jail Diary: January 26, 2022 | Arrest reports

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The following individuals were incarcerated in the Vigo County jail by area law enforcement on Tuesday and Wednesday, based on […]

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I did time in 12 California prisons. Detention of Immigrants in Yuba County Jail Was Worst of All

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In 2017, after serving 22 years in prison for a gang-related murder I committed as a teenager, the California parole […]

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Homicide suspect found dead in Pierce County Jail

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Bee County Jail Escapee Apprehended by CBP Officers at Progreso Port of Entry

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PROGRESS, Texas – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) field operations officers working on an outbound operation at the Progreso […]

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Man accused of burning pregnant woman now being held in Macomb County Jail – Macomb Daily

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The man accused of setting fire to his pregnant girlfriend posted bond and was released last week from Wayne County […]

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Jeannette man accused of fighting with Sheriff’s Department warrant team has been sentenced to jail without bail

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A Jeannette man remains in custody without bail after telling members of the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Department Warrants Squad that […]

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Construction of the Adams County Jail is set to begin in March

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HASTINGS, Neb. (KSNB) – At the Adams County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, the construction manager and architect of […]

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Three Scott County jail inmates charged with attacking correctional officers | Local crime and courts

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Three men awaiting trial in the Scott County Jail for various crimes each face additional charges after attacking multiple corrections […]

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Arrests and reservations in county jails | Hillsboro Star-Journal

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COUNTY JAIL ARRESTS AND RESERVATIONS This list of prisoners was obtained Tuesday from the prison’s inmate registration system. NEW IMPRISONS […]

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Arrests and reservations in county jails | Marion County Record

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COUNTY JAIL ARRESTS AND RESERVATIONS This list of prisoners was obtained Tuesday from the prison’s inmate registration system. NEW IMPRISONS […]

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Vigo County Jail Diary: January 19, 2022 | Arrest reports

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The following individuals were incarcerated in the Vigo County Jail by area law enforcement on January 6, 7, and 8, […]

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Yvette Mimieux, actress in “Where the Boys Are” and “Jackson County Jail”, dies at 80

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Yvette Mimieux, the radiant actress who caused a sensation in the 1960s with performances in Where are the boys, Light […]

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Joe Riley spent two weeks in Spokane County Jail for assault. He was completely innocent, and now he’s suing

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In the early morning hours of December 29, 2019, a man violently beat 40-year-old Daniel Jarman in the parking lot […]

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New Marion County jail welcomes inmates with Wi-Fi wristbands and tablets

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Update, January 17: The Marion County Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that it has completed the first phase of its transfer […]

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Staff Shortage Plaguing Oneida County Jail | Local

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The Oneida County Jail typically has around 200 staff, but there are currently 64 vacancies, and Sheriff Robert Maciol is […]

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A woman gave birth alone in a Tarrant County Jail cell. Federal lawsuit says it’s the prison’s fault

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The woman was alone when she gave birth in a Tarrant County jail cell. And just 10 days later, her […]

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Former staff member speaks out on issues at Mecklenburg County Jail

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A group of activists gathered outside Mecklenburg County Jail in Uptown in March 2020 to call on authorities to depopulate […]

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Cofield appointed Deputy Director – The Newnan Times-Herald

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Lt. Tim Cofield was appointed Deputy Warden of the Coweta County Jail by the Georgia Board of Corrections. Cofield succeeds […]

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Young Dolph Murder Suspect Justin Johnson Has Been Held in Shelby County Jail – FOX13 News Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Justin Johnson, a suspect in the murder of rapper Young Dolph, has been incarcerated in the Shelby […]

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Birth of baby in Tarrant County jail leads to federal lawsuit

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Deputy Warden Arrested After Lincoln Inmate Sexual Abuse Allegations | Crime and courts

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A deputy warden at a Lincoln state correctional facility was arrested on Tuesday after alleged misconduct involving a relationship with […]

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Record-breaking COVID-19 cases in Milwaukee County jail strain operations

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – The omicron wave of COVID-19 is making its way through Milwaukee County Jail. Sheriff Earnell Lucas […]

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INMATE ESCAPE DURANGO: ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Inmate Escapes La Plata County Jail, $5,000 Reward Offered

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LA PLATA COUNTY, Colo. (KDVR) – An armed and dangerous inmate is wanted by police after escaping from the La […]

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New Warden Takes Over Lake County Jail | Crime and courts

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Todd Wasmer is the new Warden of the Lake County Jail. Army veteran Todd Wasmer is the new warden of […]

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Lawyers denounce continued use of solitary confinement by Allegheny County Jail despite referendum

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A referendum banning the use of solitary confinement at Allegheny County Jail went into effect on December 5. Yet, according […]

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St. Louis County Jail Reports Increase in COVID Cases

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No inmate or employee exhibited severe symptoms, the county said, and no one was hospitalized. ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – […]

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Sonoma County jail inmate found hanging from his cell: the sheriff

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SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (KRON) – A Sonoma County jail inmate has been found dead while in custody, sheriff officials said […]

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Bannock County Jail worker faces charges in Salt Lake

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BANNOCK COUNTY, Idaho (KIFI) – The Bannock County Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff Tony Manu have released the following statement regarding […]

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Sheriff’s Department Releases Name of Deceased Inmate | Crime and courts

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The Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday identified the inmate who died early Saturday morning as Reighnn T. Post-McNab, 25, […]

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Melvin Johnson charged with breaking jaw of fellow Mahoning County prison inmate

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – An inmate at Mahoning County Jail was arraigned Monday on charges of breaking the jaw of […]

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Detainee found unconscious in his cell

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Inmate found unconscious in Kenosha County jail dies An investigation is underway following the death of an inmate at Kenosha […]

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Inmate found dead at county jail two days after being booked | Crime News

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An inmate was found dead Sunday at the Burke County Jail. John Howard Lambert, 61, of Drexel, was found unresponsive […]

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No. 4 Story of 2021: County jail goes through a turbulent year | Local news

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About 40 police officers from multiple jurisdictions descended on the Lawrence County Jail on the morning of June 1 over […]

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