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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Ignoring the role of governmentsince 2010, while the number of foster children in the state has spiked by 40 p
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
since 2010, while the number of foster children in the state has spiked by 40 percent over the same period of time. The Kansas Department of Corrections is another agency that has dealt with major personnel problems in recent years. Not only... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
The New Canaan News / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
The Register Citizen / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
The Middletown Press / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
Darien News-Review / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
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is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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CBS News
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
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is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
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is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
KTVN Reno / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lawsuit: Fungus ruined Hutchinson Correctional Facility inmate’s brain while nothing was donedied in April after suffering with a fungus in his brain for four months while
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted yesterday
died in April after suffering with a fungus in his brain for four months while his vision blurred, his speech slurred and he became so disoriented that he drank his own urine at Hutchinson Correctional Facility. (Kansas Department of Corr... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
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is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
KHQ Spokane / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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ABC Montana
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
ABC Montana / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Lawsuit: Prison did nothing as fungus ruined inmate's brainis changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times th
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted yesterday
is changing." The lawsuit alleges that Corizon staff reported several times they thought Davis was faking his illness. A Kansas Department of Corrections website lists more than 40 disciplinary infractions for Davis while he was in prison, most... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Bentley eligible for parole hearinghearings from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Topeka Municipal Court
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
hearings from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20, at the Topeka Municipal Court House. Written comments may be mailed to Kansas Department of Corrections, Prisoner Review Board; 714 SW Jackson, Suite 300; Topeka, KS 66603. The Prisoner Review... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Book buyer finds BTK serial killer Dennis Rader’s drawing insideof Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer.” She says Rader sends bookplates to pen pals
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer.” She says Rader sends bookplates to pen pals and people who’ve bought the book. The Kansas Department of Corrections says inmates are allowed to send and receive mail as long as it’s not a security risk or... Read more
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The Washington Times
Book buyer finds serial BTK serial killer’s drawing insideof Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer.” She says Rader sends bookplates to pen pals
The Washington Times / Posted 5 days ago
of Dennis Rader, the BTK Killer.” She says Rader sends bookplates to pen pals and people who’ve bought the book. The Kansas Department of Corrections says inmates are allowed to send and receive mail as long as it’s not a security risk or... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Parole denied to man serving time for 1995 Topeka murderGriffin, 45, will next be considered for release in August 2019, said Samir Ari
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Griffin, 45, will next be considered for release in August 2019, said Samir Arif, a spokesman for the Kansas Department of Corrections. Griffin, a maximum-security inmate at El Dorado Correctional Facility, was found guilty of the first-degree... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
State auditors will review disturbances at El Dorado prisonrequested the audit following multiple reported disturbances at the state priso
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
requested the audit following multiple reported disturbances at the state prison in El Dorado because she was concerned the Kansas Department of Corrections was not being transparent about problems at its facilities. She said she also planned to... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Lansing prison rebuild project moves ahead; death penalty discussion brought upKansas legislators may renew a discussion over repealing the death penalty as t
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Kansas legislators may renew a discussion over repealing the death penalty as the Kansas Department of Corrections moves ahead with plans to rebuild the state prison that houses the execution chamber. The Kansas Department of Corrections has been... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
High Court upholds Gleason death penaltyover but he will probably attempt to exhaust other avenues in the courts before
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 18 days ago
over but he will probably attempt to exhaust other avenues in the courts before an execution date is set. According to the Kansas Department of Corrections, Gleason remains incarcerated at Eldorado Correctional Facility. An accomplice in the... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Federal court rejects appeal in 2002 murder of a Kansas teen at a swimming poolwhere she worked. (Facebook) Benjamin Appleby (pictured), now 42, is serving a
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
where she worked. (Facebook) Benjamin Appleby (pictured), now 42, is serving a life sentence for capital murder and attempted rape of 19-year-old Ali Kemp in the pump room of a swimming pool where she worked. (File/Kansas Department of Correct... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man arrested Sunday in double homicide has killed before in Topeka, in 1981Topeka apartment while attempting to hide from police. Campillo-Echevarria was
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Topeka apartment while attempting to hide from police. Campillo-Echevarria was then paroled on Dec. 24, 2014, according to Kansas Department of Corrections records. Sunday evening’s slayings left Topeka inching closer to its record for the number... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Man arrested in double homicide has killed before in Topeka, in 1981Topeka apartment while attempting to hide from police. Campillo-Echevarria was
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
Topeka apartment while attempting to hide from police. Campillo-Echevarria was then paroled on Dec. 24, 2014, according to Kansas Department of Corrections records. Sunday evening’s slayings left Topeka inching loser to its record for the number... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Kansas inmate says prison force-fed Christianity to prisoners, lawsuit claimson the suit, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. The legal complaint was file
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 26 days ago
on the suit, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. The legal complaint was filed against Joseph Norwood, the head of the Kansas Department of Corrections, as well as staff members at the Topeka prison. The lawsuit outlines instances of what... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
KDOC opens, declines to release three bids on Lansing prison projectbids Friday for financing construction of a replacement to the state’s largest
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
bids Friday for financing construction of a replacement to the state’s largest and oldest prison in Lansing. Plans by the Kansas Department of Corrections to build a new Lansing Correctional Facility fueled controversy among some lawmakers, who... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Emergency staffing declaration extended at El Dorado Correctional FacilityThe Kansas Department of Corrections has extended an “officially declared emerg
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 29 days ago
The Kansas Department of Corrections has extended an “officially declared emergency” at El Dorado Correctional Facility that can require employees to work up to 18 hour shifts, the corrections’ officers union said Friday. KDOC declared an emergency... Read more
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New York Post
Inmate sues Kansas prison for ‘imposing Christian beliefs’cross and proselytizing messages, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. She all
New York Post / Posted 29 days ago
cross and proselytizing messages, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. She alleges religious bias on the part of the Kansas Department of Corrections and the correctional facility’s staff. Webber-Dunn says she practices a Wiccan tradition... Read more
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FOX News
Murderer sues Kansas prison for 'imposing Christian beliefs'The Kansas Department of Corrections and a prison's staff have been named in a
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
The Kansas Department of Corrections and a prison's staff have been named in a lawsuit filed by an inmate. (Associated Press) A female convicted murderer in Kansas filed a lawsuit this week, alleging that prison officials have been “imposing... Read more
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FOX News
Murderer sues Kansas prison for 'imposing Christian beliefs'cross and proselytizing messages, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. She all
FOX News / Posted 29 days ago
cross and proselytizing messages, the Topeka Capital-Journal reported. She alleges religious bias on the part of the Kansas Department of Corrections and the correctional facility’s staff. Kansas prisons impose Christian 'propaganda,' inmate... Read more
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The Christian Post
Inmate Sues Kansas Gov't Over 'Christian Propaganda' on Prison Groundsover 34,000 members across the country, announced that its Appignani Legal Cent
The Christian Post / Posted 30 days ago
over 34,000 members across the country, announced that its Appignani Legal Center filed a lawsuit on Wednesday against the Kansas Department of Corrections on behalf of an inmate, who accuses the government agency of promoting a Christian worldview... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka prisoner files lawsuit objecting to inundation by Christian propogandaShari Webber-Dunn, is a practicing Thelemite convicted in a southwest Kansas mu
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 30 days ago
Shari Webber-Dunn, is a practicing Thelemite convicted in a southwest Kansas murder who alleges religious bias of Kansas Department of Corrections and TCF staff is reflected in the “oppressive message that Christianity looms over the... Read more

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