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KWWL Iowa
Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. CDT(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work
Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. CDT
KWWL Iowa / Posted 12 hours ago
(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work release facility in Sioux City. The Iowa Corrections Department says Vicente Manzo-Hernandez didn't return as scheduled Sunday from an authorized program meeting.... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:50 p.m. CDT(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work
Here is the latest Iowa news from The Associated Press at 3:50 p.m. CDT
KTTC Rochester / Posted 12 hours ago
(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work release facility in Sioux City. The Iowa Corrections Department says Vicente Manzo-Hernandez didn't return as scheduled Sunday from an authorized program meeting.... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wife of man killed by FBI during Marathon investigation charged with lyingOrange County Corrections Department via AP ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The wife of a
Wife of man killed by FBI during Marathon investigation charged with lying
Boston Globe / Posted 13 hours ago
Orange County Corrections Department via AP ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The wife of a Chechen man who was fatally shot while being questioned in Florida about a Boston Marathon bombing suspect in 2013 has been charged with making a false statement to the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Wife of Chechen man killed by FBI charged with lyingThis May 4, 2013, photo, provided by the Orange County Corrections Department i
Wife of Chechen man killed by FBI charged with lying
Boston Globe / Posted 14 hours ago
This May 4, 2013, photo, provided by the Orange County Corrections Department in Orlando, Florida, shows Ibragim Todashev after his arrest for aggravated battery in Orlando.—Orange County Corrections Department via AP ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The wife... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Sioux City work release inmate listed as escaped(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work
Sioux City work release inmate listed as escaped
KWWL Iowa / Posted 18 hours ago
(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work release facility in Sioux City. The Iowa Corrections Department says 21-year-old Vicente Manzo-Hernandez didn't return as scheduled Sunday from an authorized program... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Analysis: As prison closes, state still reckons with debtbe paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons' debt until 2027. That comes out
Analysis: As prison closes, state still reckons with debt
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 18 hours ago
be paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons' debt until 2027. That comes out of money that lawmakers appropriate to the Corrections Department for private prisons -- $74.6 million this year. The debt grew out of the five private prisons that... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Sioux City work release inmate listed as escaped(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work
Sioux City work release inmate listed as escaped
KTTC Rochester / Posted 18 hours ago
(AP) - Authorities say an inmate has been listed as escaped from the state work release facility in Sioux City. The Iowa Corrections Department says 21-year-old Vicente Manzo-Hernandez didn't return as scheduled Sunday from an authorized program... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Analysis: As prison closes, state still reckons with debtbe paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons’ debt until 2027. That comes out
Analysis: As prison closes, state still reckons with debt
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted 19 hours ago
be paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons’ debt until 2027. That comes out of money that lawmakers appropriate to the Corrections Department for private prisons — $74.6 million this year. The debt grew out of the five private prisons that... Read more
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Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal
As prison closes, state still reckons with debtbe paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons’ debt until 2027. That comes out
As prison closes, state still reckons with debt
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal / Posted 22 hours ago
be paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons’ debt until 2027. That comes out of money that lawmakers appropriate to the Corrections Department for private prisons –$74.6 million this year. The debt grew out of the five private prisons that... Read more
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NZCity
Corrections guilty over Nelson log deathThe Corrections Department has been found guilty of a health and safety charge
Corrections guilty over Nelson log death
NZCity / Posted yesterday
The Corrections Department has been found guilty of a health and safety charge after a man doing community work was crushed to death by a log near Nelson. Robert Charles Ian Cave, 26, was killed by the 400kg log while working at a church property at... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
As prison closes, Mississippi still reckons with debtbe paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons' debt until 2027. That comes out
As prison closes, Mississippi still reckons with debt
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
be paying $21.8 million a year on the prisons' debt until 2027. That comes out of money that lawmakers appropriate to the Corrections Department for private prisons — $74.6 million this year. The debt grew out of the five private prisons that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Pencils, Spreadsheet Calculations Create Remand Dates Messaccording to the Supreme Court, and there could be hundreds more.“This is a hug
Pencils, Spreadsheet Calculations Create Remand Dates Mess
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
according to the Supreme Court, and there could be hundreds more.“This is a huge embarrassment for the government and Corrections Department and it will be New Zealand taxpayers who will have to foot the bill for probable compensation... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
con called 911 to report he killed 2 kids, 2 teens in Detroit-area homeearlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequat
con called 911 to report he killed 2 kids, 2 teens in Detroit-area home
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
earlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequate insight and had a lack of empathy," Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz said. "After being denied four times, he completed several cognitive-based... Read more
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The Morning Call
Solitary confinement to be lifted for inmate left there for 37 yearssaid the agency was reviewing the decision. Bret Grote, one of Johnson's lawye
Solitary confinement to be lifted for inmate left there for 37 years
The Morning Call / Posted 2 days ago
said the agency was reviewing the decision. Bret Grote, one of Johnson's lawyers, said he was "elated," and called the Corrections Department's characterization of Johnson as an unapologetic escape artist conjecture. "The speculative concerns... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
County Seeks New Jail Psychiatristdoctor will handle inmates’ psych medications, according to Dr. Merrit Ayad, di
County Seeks New Jail Psychiatrist
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 3 days ago
doctor will handle inmates’ psych medications, according to Dr. Merrit Ayad, director of mental health for the county corrections department. The county is working on finding an interim psychiatrist until a permanent one is hired. “It’s not... Read more
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Times News
Monroe County OKs contracts for $377K renovationswill be used by the coroner’s office for autopsies for the remainder of the yea
Monroe County OKs contracts for $377K renovations
Times News / Posted 3 days ago
will be used by the coroner’s office for autopsies for the remainder of the year. The balance of the funds are for the corrections department for evaluations and supplies and other administrative adjustments. Patty Fretz, Robert Hoffman and... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
B500,000 drone available from defence institutethe Royal Thai Armed Forces, Provincial Police Region 6, Saraburi police, the D
B500,000 drone available from defence institute
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 3 days ago
the Royal Thai Armed Forces, Provincial Police Region 6, Saraburi police, the Department of Special Investigation and the Corrections Department. Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Prawit Wongsuwon presided over the delivery ceremony at... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Judith Collins to crims locked up too long: Chance of compensation 'remote'of others could be similarly affected. More than 500 prisoners have had their
Judith Collins to crims locked up too long: Chance of compensation 'remote'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
of others could be similarly affected. More than 500 prisoners have had their prison sentences calculated wrongly, the Corrections Department has confirmed. Twenty-one will be freed today after the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Judith Collins to crims locked up too long: "remote" chance of compensationof others could be similarly affected. More than 500 prisoners have had their
Judith Collins to crims locked up too long: "remote" chance of compensation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
of others could be similarly affected. More than 500 prisoners have had their prison sentences calculated wrongly, the Corrections Department has confirmed. Twenty-one will be freed today after the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Disastrous Corrections Department needs an overhaulFriday, 23 September 2016, 10:48 amPress Release: Green Party23 September 2016T
Disastrous Corrections Department needs an overhaul
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, 23 September 2016, 10:48 amPress Release: Green Party23 September 2016The Government’s Department of Corrections is performing abysmally and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Thousands of prisoners could have been jailed for too long: lawyerto pay compensation to an unknown number of prison inmates who have spent too l
Thousands of prisoners could have been jailed for too long: lawyer
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 4 days ago
to pay compensation to an unknown number of prison inmates who have spent too long belong bars due to a bungle by the Corrections Department. More than 20 prisoners could walk free today and Corrections Minister Judith Collins will be briefed... Read more
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Daily Mail
Father who was arrested for killing family murdered first wife in 1991from prison in 2008 after serving a sentence for second-degree murder. He had p
Father who was arrested for killing family murdered first wife in 1991
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
from prison in 2008 after serving a sentence for second-degree murder. He had pleaded no contest in Wayne County court. Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz says Green was charged with fatally stabbing his pregnant wife 25 years ago. On... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 4 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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iol.co.za
Police: 2 asphyxiated children among 4 dead in Detroitearlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequat
Police: 2 asphyxiated children among 4 dead in Detroit
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
earlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequate insight and had a lack of empathy," Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz said. "After being denied four times, he completed several cognitive-based... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Update: Man accused of killing family in Dearborn Heights killed pregnant wife in 1991from prison in 2008 after serving 16 years for second-degree murder. He had ple
Update: Man accused of killing family in Dearborn Heights killed pregnant wife in 1991
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
from prison in 2008 after serving 16 years for second-degree murder. He had pleaded no contest in Wayne County court. Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz says Green was charged with fatally stabbing his pregnant wife in 1991. In... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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The Alpena News
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 5 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Baby Brianna's mother released from prisonquestion answered by her silence. While Lopez did not want to talk to reporter
Baby Brianna's mother released from prison
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
question answered by her silence. While Lopez did not want to talk to reporters, an official with the New Mexico Corrections Department did speak out about the high profile release. Alex Sanchez is Deputy Secretary of Administrative... Read more
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The Alpena News
Police: 2 asphyxiated kids among 4 dead in Detroit areaearlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequat
Police: 2 asphyxiated kids among 4 dead in Detroit area
The Alpena News / Posted 5 days ago
earlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequate insight and had a lack of empathy," Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz said. "After being denied four times, he completed several cognitive-based... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 5 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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FOX 28 South Bend
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
FOX 28 South Bend / Posted 5 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan mealsfor Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The l
Muslim inmates clear hurdle in lawsuit over Ramadan meals
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 5 days ago
for Muslims, during which they eat only before sunrise and after sundown. The lawsuit in Flint federal court says the Corrections Department was discriminating against inmates because other prisoners were getting more than 1,000 additional... Read more
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CBS News
Man calls 911 to report killing family; 2 children, 2 teens found dead in homeGregory Green was released from prison in 2008 after serving 16 years for secon
Man calls 911 to report killing family; 2 children, 2 teens found dead in home
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
Gregory Green was released from prison in 2008 after serving 16 years for second-degree murder, according to the state Corrections Department. “It’s tough to respond to something like this,” Krause said. “We [police] aren’t robots; we’re human... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
2 asphyxiated kids among 4 dead in Detroit areaearlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequat
2 asphyxiated kids among 4 dead in Detroit area
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 5 days ago
earlier because he "had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequate insight and had a lack of empathy," Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz said. "After being denied four times, he completed several cognitive-based... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Police: 2 asphyxiated kids among 4 dead in Detroit areaearlier because he “had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequat
Police: 2 asphyxiated kids among 4 dead in Detroit area
The Toledo Blade / Posted 5 days ago
earlier because he “had not shown remorse for his crime, had not gained adequate insight and had a lack of empathy,” Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz said. “After being denied four times, he completed several cognitive-based... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Mother of 'Baby Brianna' is released from prisonBaby Brianna's mother was released from prison Wednesday morning, the New Mexic
Mother of 'Baby Brianna' is released from prison
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
Baby Brianna's mother was released from prison Wednesday morning, the New Mexico Corrections Department confirmed. In 2003, Stephanie Lopez was sentenced to 27 years in prison for not doing anything while her 5-month-old daughter Brianna was... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Judge: Penn. inmate's decades in solitary to endin July, Conner wrote. Johnson said he was reluctant to complain about his men
Judge: Penn. inmate's decades in solitary to end
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 5 days ago
in July, Conner wrote. Johnson said he was reluctant to complain about his mental health because, he told the judge, he was "brought up not to complain." Messages seeking comment from Corrections Department officials weren't immediately ret... Read more
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Mid-Hudson News
Ulster jail inmate rearrestedinmate at the Ulster County Jail, who was expected to be released, is back behi
Ulster jail inmate rearrested
Mid-Hudson News / Posted 5 days ago
inmate at the Ulster County Jail, who was expected to be released, is back behind bars. The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office Corrections department learned on Monday, September 19 that Erkan Deniz, 31, of Kingston was scheduled to be released, but... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Corrections officers: Sept. 10 disturbance at Kinross 'was a riot'Tylutki told the Free Press on Tuesday. “For anybody to describe it as anything
Corrections officers: Sept. 10 disturbance at Kinross 'was a riot'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 5 days ago
Tylutki told the Free Press on Tuesday. “For anybody to describe it as anything other than that is just amazing to us.” Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz has rejected suggestions that the disturbances at Kinross, near Kincheloe in the... Read more
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Lisbon Morning Journal
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endto complain about his mental health because, he told the judge, he was "brought
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
Lisbon Morning Journal / Posted 6 days ago
to complain about his mental health because, he told the judge, he was "brought up not to complain." A spokeswoman for the Corrections Department said the matter was under review, and declined comment. This story has been corrected to show the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endto complain about his mental health because, he told the judge, he was "brought
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
to complain about his mental health because, he told the judge, he was "brought up not to complain." A spokeswoman for the Corrections Department said the matter was under review, and declined comment. This story has been corrected to show the... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Judge: End inmate's decades in solitaryarea of the prison yard five days a week and is taken to showers in handcuffs t
Judge: End inmate's decades in solitary
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
area of the prison yard five days a week and is taken to showers in handcuffs three times a week. A spokeswoman for the Corrections Department said the matter was under review, and declined comment. 8:05 p.m. A federal judge is directing... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endat all hours, he gets one hour in a small caged-in area of the prison yard five
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
at all hours, he gets one hour in a small caged-in area of the prison yard five days a week and is taken to showers in handcuffs three times a week. Messages seeking comment from Corrections Department officials weren't immediate... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endto complain about his mental health because, he told the judge, he was "brought
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
to complain about his mental health because, he told the judge, he was "brought up not to complain." A spokeswoman for the Corrections Department said the matter was under review, and declined comment. This story has been corrected to show the... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Judge: End inmate's decades in solitaryarea of the prison yard five days a week and is taken to showers in handcuffs t
Judge: End inmate's decades in solitary
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
area of the prison yard five days a week and is taken to showers in handcuffs three times a week. A spokeswoman for the Corrections Department said the matter was under review, and declined comment. 8:05 p.m. A federal judge is directing... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to endat all hours, he gets one hour in a small caged-in area of the prison yard five
Judge says Pennsylvania inmate's decades in solitary to end
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
at all hours, he gets one hour in a small caged-in area of the prison yard five days a week and is taken to showers in handcuffs three times a week. Messages seeking comment from Corrections Department officials weren't immediate... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Corrections officers: Sept. 10 disturbance at Kinross 'was a riot'Tylutki told the Free Press on Tuesday. “For anybody to describe it as anything
Corrections officers: Sept. 10 disturbance at Kinross 'was a riot'
Detroit Free Press / Posted 6 days ago
Tylutki told the Free Press on Tuesday. “For anybody to describe it as anything other than that is just amazing to us.” Corrections Department spokesman Chris Gautz has rejected suggestions that the disturbances at Kinross, near Kincheloe in the... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Sullivan County Jail moving forward to fix overcrowding problemliving in those. Creates a lot of problems." Right now the main jail is alread
Sullivan County Jail moving forward to fix overcrowding problem
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 6 days ago
living in those. Creates a lot of problems." Right now the main jail is already on a ‘Plan of Action’ from the Tennessee Corrections department. They meet with the TCI again in November, and have to prove that they're making progress. The... Read more
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