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    Saturday, 02/18/17

    At Wichita’s Sedgwick County Jail an inmate launches an attack on another, sending him to the emergency room. Now a detective must get to the bottom of it.

    • Saturday, 02/18/17
      At Wichita’s Sedgwick County Jail an inmate launches an attack on another, sending him to the emergency room. Now a detective must get to the bottom of it.
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    • Saturday, 02/18/17
      In Wichita, Kansas a young woman says she stabbed a man in self-defense and a skinhead with a violent past leaves his girlfriend battered and bruised.
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    • Saturday, 02/11/17
      An inmate with artistic abilities is charged in tragic crime, while another inmate’s seeming obsession with jail food causes problems. Finally, an unconventional marriage ends violently.
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    • Saturday, 02/11/17
      At the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility we profile two brothers who are paying a penalty for their dealings in meth. And Jeremy Blanchard, serving a 195-year sentence for triple murder.
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    • Saturday, 02/04/17
      In the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections Jail, an inmate becomes a marked man and a prescription pill epidemic takes its toll on the jail.
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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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