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Convicted sex offender mistakenly released
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July 17, 2020 - 12:46 pm
The search is on for a convicted sex offender
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July 24, 2019 - 2:26 pm
PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (AP) — Jail officials in Virginia say a 42-year-old inmate at the Riverside Regional Jail has died after going into medical distress. The inmate reportedly experienced a medical emergency early Wednesday while being examined by medical personnel and later died after efforts to...
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July 19, 2019 - 1:08 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A former Virginia inmate won more than $1 million in a malpractice suit against prison medical staff he accused of improperly treating his broken finger, saying he still feels the effects. U.S. District Court records show a jury awarded the damages to 32-year-old John Kinlaw on...
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May 06, 2019 - 2:55 pm
Richmond, VA _ The ACLU of Virginia, in collaboration with global law firm White & Case LLP, has filed a federal class-action lawsuit against the Virginia Department of Corrections (VDOC) seeking to end the practice of solitary confinement in two of the state's prisons. The ACLU, in a statement...
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August 07, 2018 - 2:04 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attorneys are asking the U.S. Supreme Court for a stay of execution for a convicted child killer after the Tennessee Supreme Court and governor decided against a delay. In a filing Tuesday, federal public defender Kelley Henry and attorney Carl Gene Shiles Jr. wrote that...
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June 09, 2018 - 12:23 pm
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - A man who worked as a Chaplain and a Deputy at the Richmond City Jail is facing serious allegations. A Multi-Jurisdiction Grand Jury indicted Matthew Mellerson on multiple counts. He is facing 6 counts of having carnal knowledge of an inmate and 2 counts of sexual battery of...
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May 23, 2018 - 3:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A federal district court in St. Louis has ruled that the Missouri prison system must provide hormone therapy for a transgender inmate serving a murder sentence. The ruling Tuesday was in a lawsuit filed on behalf of Potosi Correctional Center inmate Jessica Hicklin, who is serving...
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