Georgia’s Board of Pardons and Paroles on Wednesday spared the life of an inmate facing scheduled execution, commuting the condemned man’s sentence the day before he was to be put to death.
Federal prison officials say an inmate has escaped from a minimum security work camp in Atlanta.
Federal prosecutors say three former corrections officers have been convicted of beating an inmate and lying to investigators about the attack.
A Georgia death row inmate has filed lawsuits alleging the state is using execution drugs obtained without a valid prescription and is violating his civil rights.
Federal prosecutors say two prison inmates have been found guilty in a racially-motivated murder at a facility in Atlanta.
A Cobb County judge has sentenced a former City of Smyrna jailer to 10 years in prison for stealing $600 from a jail inmate.
Authorities in are searching for an inmate they say escaped from a jail in south Georgia.
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.
A former federal prison doctor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting inmates who came to him for treatment.
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 […]