COLUMBIA — A drone carrying cellphones, marijuana and other contraband into a South Carolina maximum-security prison never made it inside the 12-foot-high razor wire fence, and authorities said Wednesday they are looking for one of two people accused in connection ...Read More »
RIDGEVILLE (AP) — Three corrections officers have been hurt after a disturbance at a state prison in Dorchester County. Emergency crews were called to Lieber Correctional Institute in Ridgeland around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday. Corrections Department spokeswoman Stephanie Givens said in ...
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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A repeat child sex offender from South Carolina has been sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years for sexual exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography. Sixty-six-year-old Jerry Lee Hendricks was sentenced Thursday ...Read More »
SPARTANBURG (AP) — A Spartanburg County woman has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of her husband nearly four years ago. The Herald-Journal of Spartanburg reported that a jury on Thursday returned the guilty verdict against Caroline ...Read More »
EASTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania inmate who was a 14-year-old gang member when he fatally shot another teenager has lost his bid for a sentence reduction. Twenty-two-year-old Qu’eed (kwah-EED’) Batts was sentenced Friday morning to life in prison without ...Read More »