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Man jailed 46 months for US Capitol riot

A man who struck a police officer with a baton during rioting at the US Capitol in January has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison.

NSW prisons COVID-19 outbreak infected hundreds

A COVID-19 outbreak in NSW prisons is finally under control after hundreds of prisoners tested positive to the virus.

Bill Cosby leaves prison as conviction overturned

Bill Cosby has been freed from prison and returned home after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction.

Visitors allowed into Hunter prisons next week

In-person visits at correctional centres across the state, including Cessnock and Muswellbrook will be allowed as of Monday, after a long hiatus due to COVID-19 precautions. There is a long list of rules...

UPDATE: Alleged victims of Orkopoulos praised for courage

Lake Macquarie police have today thanked the alleged victims of former Swansea MP Milton Orkopoulos for their courage. It comes after detectives attended Silverwater Prison this morning to arrest the 62-year-old over 15...

Bizarre arrest at Cessnock correctional facility

A man will face court today after he allegedly attempted to throw prohibited drugs over the fence of a correctional facility in the Hunter. Police will allege a 31-year-old man and another man...
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