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Inmate Found Dead In Essex County, N.J. Jail Cell

Authorities in Essex County, N.J., were investigating the suspicious death this weekend of an inmate at the county jail.


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Arrestee Found Hanged In Staten Island Police Station Lockup

A man was found hanged in his jail cell this week, after being arrested when police caught him sleeping in a restaurant on Staten Island.


Petrosino Square Petition

Petitioners: Jail Cell Artwork In SoHo Park Is Insult To Italian-Americans

Some opponents have launched a petition demanding that Mayor Michael Bloomberg stop a replica of a Rikers Island jail cell from being mounted in Petrosino Square in SoHo, calling the exhibition an insult to Italian-Americans.

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Leroy Sickler Of Beachwood Pleads Guilty To Meat Cleaver Assault Against His Wife

The guilty plea spares 54-year-old Sickler from standing trial for allegedly later trying to arrange his wife’s murder from his jail cell.


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Inmate Found Dead In Connecticut Jail Cell

State prisons officials say a man awaiting trial on attempted murder and other charges has apparently committed suicide in his cell.