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Eternally Death Row

Jeff Miller was everyone’s new drama scene in the newspaper and on television. He was the creep that they caught who molested and killed three little girls in upstate Illinois. 2,080 more words

20-inmate fights leads to lockdown at the Oregon State Penitentiary

For the second time in less than a week, the Oregon State Penitentiary was placed on lockdown following a large-scale inmate fight.

About 20 inmates were involved in the altercation, prison officials said. 11 more words

Statesman Journal

Tessellated Pavement, Eaglehawk Neck, Port Arthur, Tasmania

Tasmania is an island state situated south of the Australian landmass. If you drive an hour south of Hobart, which is the capital, you may end up at Eaglehawk Neck on the Tasman Peninsula. 387 more words


Trio of officials reflect on Oregon executions

In office, governor, corrections director and prison chief carried out the only two deaths since 1962; out of office, all now oppose capital punishment.

Even as they carried out Oregon’s most recent executions two decades ago, three top officials harbored doubts about the death penalty. 11 more words

Portland Tribune