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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.

02/05/2014

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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.

09/12/2013

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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.

09/04/2013

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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.

WAOK-AM–12/10/2012

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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.

11/26/2012

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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 […]

WAOK-AM–04/24/2012

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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.

04/04/2012

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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.

03/22/2012

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 […]

WAOK-AM–06/29/2011

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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 […]

WAOK-AM–05/05/2011