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Inmate separates guards fighting over food

BUFFALO — Talk about a role-reversal: Two New York jail guards are in trouble after an inmate stepped in to break up their fight over food. Erie County Undersheriff Mark Wipperman says both corrections officers are suspended ...

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Court rules for inmate who wants DNA testing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court on Monday gave a glimmer of hope to a death row inmate in Texas who wants to test crime-scene evidence that he says may show he is innocent. The court’s narrow, 6-3 ruling means that Hank Skinner ...

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Court says inmate waited too long on appeal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Supreme Court says a convicted murderer waited too long to ask the federal courts to overturn his conviction. The high court threw out an appeals court ruling saying ...

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