TUPELO, Miss. - When a Mississippi judge entered a courtroom and asked everyone to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance, an attorney with a reputation for fighting free speech battles stayed silent as everyone else recited the patriotic oath.
CLEVELAND, Tenn. - Bradley County jail officials have been outfitting new inmates with old underwear worn by other prisoners, a practice they said is safe because the clothing is thoroughly washed.
SHREVEPORT, La. - A series of unfortunate coincidences led to a case of mistaken identity that put a Louisiana minister behind bars for nearly eight hours.
PADUCAH, Ky. - A western Kentucky woman's attempt to get her son out of jail on bond came undone over a misspelling.
MANGUM, Okla. - A southwestern Oklahoma sheriff is dressing county inmates in hot pink jumpsuits as a deterrent to crime and to make them easier to spot.
- Okla. inmates' uniforms make them easy to spot
- Michigan inmates get work picking up roadkill
- Cops: Ill-timed potty break lands suspect in jail
- Sheriff Arpaio makes inmates pedal to watch TV
- Former inmate gets 15 years for breaking into jail
- Pa. county at odds with toilet-clogging inmates
- Man stopped while trying to break into Oregon jail