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2 Inmates Found Guilty For Killing Fellow Inmate

Federal prosecutors say two prison inmates have been found guilty in a racially-motivated murder at a facility in Atlanta.


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Ga. Jailer Sentenced For Stealing From Inmate

A Cobb County judge has sentenced a former City of Smyrna jailer to 10 years in prison for stealing $600 from a jail inmate.


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Search Underway For Inmate Accused Of Escape

Authorities in are searching for an inmate they say escaped from a jail in south Georgia.


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Correction Officer Arraigned On Charges For Accepting Bribes

A former corrections officer has been arraigned on federal charges of accepting a bribe after officials say he smuggled prohibited items to a federal prison inmate.


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Doctor Pleads Guilty To Sexually Assaulting An Inmate

A former federal prison doctor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting inmates who came to him for treatment.


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Inmate May Get Death For Killing Cellmate

ATLANTA (AP) — A jury is considering whether to sentence a federal inmate to death for killing his cellmate at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta. The jury began deliberating Brian Richardson’s fate on Tuesday after […]


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Inmate In Georgia Sues Prison Over Beating

A Georgia inmate who was hospitalized after he was beaten while handcuffed is claiming in federal court that the “deliberate, sadistic and malicious” attack by prison guards was part of a broader pattern of illegal conduct by authorities.


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Inmate Convicted Of Murdering Cellmate In Atlanta

A federal inmate could face the death penalty after he was convicted Thursday of murdering his cellmate at the U.S. Penitentiary in Atlanta.


Fulton County Jail Guard Struck By Inmate

ATLANTA (WAOK)-There is now another report of violence at the Fulton County Jail. The latest incident involves a female detention officer who was assaulted on Tuesday morning by an inmate. Jail officials say the detention officer […]


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Prayer Vigil for Troy Davis

ATLANTA (WAOK)-Sen. Donzella James (D-College Park) invites all local residents to attend a public forum followed by a prayer vigil for Troy Davis, who has been incarcerated since 1989. Davis was convicted of the murder of off […]