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Jeff Katz
January 13, 2020 - 2:05 pm
Supporters rallied at the Bell Tower in Capitol Square on Saturday to support prison reform bills that were recently filed in the Virginia General Assembly. The measures included parole reform, record expungement and good behavior incentives. According to CBS 6, there were more than 50 supporters...
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July 25, 2019 - 11:28 am
By MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday that it will carry out executions of federal death row inmates for the first time since 2003. Five inmates who have been sentenced to death are scheduled to be executed starting in December. In 2014,...
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November 21, 2018 - 4:53 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A regional jail in Virginia is being sued over allegedly setting up a Christians-only unit dubbed the "God Pod."   A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday by a Muslim civil rights group says the Riverside Regional Jail has set aside a housing pod exclusively for Christian inmates.  ...
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