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Family of woman who died in Missouri jail cell demands answers

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The family of a Missouri woman who died while in police custody at the Pagedale city jail is demanding answers. Kimberlee Randale-King, 21, was arrested for traffic warrants last month. 

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Alabama prisoner dies after being Tasered by police in effort to prevent suicide

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An Alabama inmate died on Sunday after police shot him with a Taser after he became combative with officers. Ricky Deangelo, 47, was unresponsive after the deputy used the weapon on him. 

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Study: whites support harsher criminal laws if mostly blacks are getting arrested

According to a new study, white people support harsher criminal laws as long as blacks are the ones getting arrested. The findings come after whites were presented with evidence that our criminal justice system disproportionately targets black people. 

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Mother of homeless man who ‘baked to death’ in jail files lawsuit

The mother of a mentally ill, homeless veteran who was found dead in a New York City jail cell that overheated due to an equipment malfunction plans to file a $25 million wrongful death lawsuit against the city. Alma Murdough’s attorney, Derek Sells, said he will also request that the city preserve all 911 recording […]

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Report: Thanks to harsh drug policies, U.S. leads world in prison population

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A new report released by the London School of Economics names the United States of America the prison capital of the world. By a wide margin, the U.S. imprisons more of its citizens than any other country in the world, with many offenders doing time for drug-related offenses. 

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Update: former NFL star Darren Sharper to remain in jail

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A Los Angeles judge has once again refused to release former NFL safety Darren Sharper from jail. Sharper is awaiting trial in Los Angeles after pleading not guilty to charges that he raped and drugged two women last year. 

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Arrested: Chris Brown held without bond

Chris Brown has been arrested. The 24-year-old singer was taken into custody for violating his probation stemming from the 2009 assault charge against Rihanna.

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Ethan Couch, “Affluenza” Sufferer, May Still Go to Jail

Yesterday we reported on the case of Ethan Couch, the 16-year-old who admitted to intoxicated manslaughter of four people. only to be sentenced to ten years probation after his lawyer successfully argued that Couch suffered from “affluenza,” or having “too much” privilege. Now, prosecutors are still hoping that Couch, who had a blood-alcohol level of […]

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‘Sworn officers’ from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department face arrest amid abuse probe

More than one dozen current and former officers from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are facing arrest after allegations of misconduct and abuse inside the county’s jails have surfaced. So far, the FBI placed at least three people into custody as part of a federal probe.

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Kiera Wilmot Speaks Out On Science Experiment Arrest, Aftermath

After making headlines across the country, Kiera Wilmot has spoken out on her harrowing ordeal.

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