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    Saturday, 08/19/17

    A violent gang member asks to move back to general population after 6 years in segregation. Siblings are charged with killing a high school football star, 2 years after he was stabbed to death.

    • Saturday, 08/19/17
      A violent gang member asks to move back to general population after 6 years in segregation. Siblings are charged with killing a high school football star, 2 years after he was stabbed to death.
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    • Saturday, 08/19/17
      An inmate says a bet for two cups of soup led to a murder. Road rage results in a murder charge for a software engineer. Cooking a designer drug leads to tragic results for a young woman.
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    • Saturday, 08/19/17
      In a popular section of downtown Cleveland, stands the Cuyahoga County Correction Center. Hardly anyone has a story, or as many stories, as John Schmidt.
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    • Saturday, 08/12/17
      The Aryan Brotherhood is the largest gang at Indiana State Prison. To no longer be a member in good standing is to be in a very unfortunate position, and one inmate gets in over his head.
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    • Saturday, 08/05/17
      A young inmate tries to make a final impression on staff. Another acts out to achieve a different goal. A woman watches her baby grow up without her. An inmate with a talent faces 25 to life.
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    • Saturday, 08/05/17
      An inmate’s erratic behavior triggers the emergency response team and mental health staff. A murderer and his girlfriend face trial. A surprise raid causes problems for another inmate.
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    • Saturday, 07/29/17
      In this hour, prison staff suspects an inmate is covering up his own beating, two cellmates share charges, & plucked from Death Row, another inmate tries to make a difference.
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    • Saturday, 07/29/17
      Pendleton Juvenile is the last stop for young offenders who commit serious crimes. One major source of anger for these kids is what they go thru at home, and the baggage they bring with them.
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Lockup: Charleston – Turning Leaf Program

Lockup: Charleston – Turning Leaf Program

12/08/14 04:14PM

If an inmate comes face to face with a victim and hears the horrifying effects of crime, will it change the inmate’s future behavior? That’s the hope in Charleston Jail’s Turning Leaf Program. watch

Lockup: Charleston – Tilghman Kronsberg

Lockup: Charleston – Tilghman Kronsberg

12/04/14 01:07PM

Many inmates have a lengthy stay in jail as their cases are prepared, their trial dates set.  For this Charleston inmate, there has been  lot of time to reflect on what went wrong the night he and his girlfriend got into a heated argument. watch

Lockup: Charleston – I Gotta Go!

Lockup: Charleston – I Gotta Go!

12/01/14 12:47PM

Four men in a cell… and one of them has to “go.” It can be a challenge.  The inmates at Charleston County jail show us how they deal with a lack of privacy. watch

Lockup: Charleston – Officer Greene

Lockup: Charleston – Officer Greene

11/26/14 03:23PM

In Charleston it’s not uncommon for the officers to be old neighborhood friends with the inmates they now secure.  It’s a relationship that is especially helpful when trying to get information about trouble on the streets. watch

Lockup Raw: The Convict Code

Lockup Raw: The Convict Code

11/06/14 04:59PM

For sex offenders, the lowest in the inmate pecking order, protective housing is sometimes the only way to avoid becoming a victim of assault or extortion. watch

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