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    Saturday, 10/21/17

    In this hour, a notorious drug dealer leaves his family behind, and heroin addiction breaks up a young couple’s home, landing them both in jail. Now they face another consequence -- a potentially fatal one.

    • Saturday, 10/21/17
      In this hour, a notorious drug dealer leaves his family behind, and heroin addiction breaks up a young couple’s home, landing them both in jail. Now they face another consequence -- a potentially fatal one.
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    • Saturday, 10/21/17
      A surprise attack on a sheriff’s deputy takes an unexpected turn; a convicted rapist loses his cool in court, and an accused murderer in a high profile case tries to cash in on her notoriety.
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    • Saturday, 10/14/17
      For some, addiction leads to serious crimes in order to support their habits. For others, it means a revolving door to jail with seemingly no end in sight.
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    • Saturday, 10/14/17
      First-time inmates look like they should be in class instead of sitting with incarcerated men and women. We have our first timers too: the young assistants who keep the rest of the crew going.
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    • Saturday, 10/14/17
      Maricopa County predominantly contain those awaiting trial. It’s a world where tensions run high. For a mother and son accused of a heinous murder, the drama can be overwhelming.
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    • Saturday, 10/14/17
      It’s a female housing unit with a reputation, one that inmates call a "big sorority house" with a twist. But G Dorm is about to turn one new inmate’s life upside down.
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    • Saturday, 09/30/17
      Time can be an inmate’s worst enemy. Some find constructive, if not unusual ways to fill it. And then there are those who can only hopelessly watch it tick away.
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    • Saturday, 09/30/17
      In every prison cell, we find harrowing stories, and unique personalities. They all share one thing in common: footwork. The path to a good story is a little less obvious.
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Lockup: Charleston – Joseph Mayberry

Lockup: Charleston – Joseph Mayberry

12/10/14 02:27PM

On Saturday, Lockup will look closely at the issues surrounding mentally ill inmates, telling the story of Joseph Mayberry. Here is a bit about his case. We hope you'll tune in at 10 pm ET and then join the Facebook discussion about this important topic. watch

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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