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3:35 am on Sunday May 29, 2011

In wake of civil liberties trail, Berkeley jail tries to explain stance

Image by Flickr user JD Hancock These little pieces of metal are a big worry at the jail.As a trial date continues to near in the U.S. Justice Department and ACLU case against the Berkeley County jail over alleged First Amendment violations, the...
1:13 am on Wednesday May 25, 2011

Berkeley County jail sued for restrictions on inmate reading material (update: staples defense)

Image by Flickr user brianjmatisUpdate: Get the update here. Update May 25: The case against the jail's no-staples-allowed stance has thickened with an affidavit filed that includes remarks from a Supermax prison saying allow books and other texts...
1:26 pm on Sunday September 28, 2008

Man mistakenly released from jail

Brian Smalls was mistakenly released from a Berkeley County Jail Friday morning while he still faces charges for allegedly assisting in the kidnapping and killing of Lincolnville Constable Robert Bailey. Smalls was released from jail early Friday...