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Accused leaker loses appeal seeking pretrial jail release

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — A woman charged with leaking U.S. secrets has lost an appeal of a federal magistrate’s order that she remain jailed until trial. 112 more words


‘Pharma Bro’ locked up with terrorism and mob suspects

NEW YORK (AP) — Inmate No. 87850-053 has no internet.

That could be the least of the inconveniences ahead for “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli, whose online rantings about Hillary Clinton prompted a judge this week to revoke his bail and put him in the Metropolitan Detention Center, a fortress-like federal jail that also houses terrorism and mob suspects. 510 more words


Martin Shkreli's bail revoked; he heads to jail

NEW YORK (AP) — Former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli has had his bail revoked and is going to jail in New York while he awaits sentencing for a securities fraud conviction. 97 more words


Inmate dies of apparent suicide in Russell County Jail

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RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. — Russell County Sheriff Heath Taylor says an inmate has died after an apparent suicide.

The inmate was 43-year-old Randy Turner. 84 more words


Final prisoner caught in Florida after peanut butter escape

STUART, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida have captured the last of 12 prisoners who fled an Alabama county jail in a scheme involving peanut butter. 114 more words


Chambers County eyeing detention facility expansion and renovation

CHAMBERS COUNTY, Ala. — The Chambers County Detention Facility is close to hitting the ripe age of 30. The building has held up remarkably well, but like any building of that age, it is beginning to show wear and tear. 439 more words


Muscogee County inmate back in jail after escaping work detail

COLUMBUS, Ga. — A Muscogee County inmate is back behind bars after escaping from jail early Saturday morning.

The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office says a group of trustees were being taken to the kitchen for work detail around 1:10 a.m. 57 more words