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    • 2 fired, one for sleeping on the job, from Hinds County Jail May 25, 2015
      Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. — Two Hinds County detention officers were arrested after being accused of helping three juveniles escape. Multiple news sources say Jacob Johnson and Reginald Butler were fired and booked into the Raymond Detention Center Wednesday. Hinds County Sheriff Tyrone Lewis says the arrests were made following a criminal and internal investigation […]
    • Texas bill targeting unions declared dead May 25, 2015
      By Marty Toohey Austin American-Statesman AUSTIN — Labor won a rare Texas victory Saturday, with the House Republican carrying an anti-union bill declaring it dead. Byron Cook, the Corsicana Republican who chairs the House State Affairs Committee, told the Quorum Report that Senate Bill 1968 is flawed and that, having received it with only two […]
    • Okla. rapist allowed to meet with victim despite no contact order May 25, 2015
      By Parker Perry McAlester News-Capital MCALESTER, Okla. — A 48-year-old convicted rapist was allowed to meet with his 16-year-old victim in the Haskell County Courthouse even though he was under the supervision of law enforcement at the time, a News-Capital investigation has confirmed. The meeting between Jimmy Culley, 48, and his teenaged victim also took […]
    • Brazil prison riot leaves at least 7 dead May 25, 2015
      Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO — A prison riot in northeastern Brazil left at least seven dead after a fight between two gangs escalated and led to about 70 people, many visiting family members, being held hostage for several hours. It's not yet clear if all seven killed were inmates. Prison officials in Bahia state, […]
    • Conn. moves to address problem of rape in prison May 25, 2015
      Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — The number of substantiated cases of sexual abuse inside Connecticut’s prisons and halfway houses rose from two in 2013 to 14 last year — and state officials and victims’ advocates say that’s actually a good thing. The increase in cases is more likely the result of better reporting and increased […]
    • Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison May 25, 2015
      Associated Press LINCOLN, Neb. — Nebraska authorities say an inmate on death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, had died in custody. Spokeswoman Jessica Houseman for the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in southeast Nebraska confirmed Monday that 66-year-old Michael Ryan died in prison. Houseman said he died around […]
    • IDOC investigates $60M in overtime for correctional officers May 25, 2015
      Administration: Primary cause of expense is a requirement to pay time-and-a-half for sick leave, absences
    • Calif. gov. seeks $3.2M for more death row cells at San Quentin May 25, 2015
      By Richard Halstead The Marin Independent Journal NOVATO, Calif. — San Quentin State Prison is on the verge of running out of space for condemned inmates, and Gov. Jerry Brown has asked the Legislature for $3.2 million to open 97 more cells to accommodate more death row prisoners there. The governor’s request, part of his […]
    • Okla. officials investigate death of prisoner beaten with food tray May 25, 2015
      By Jennifer Palmer The Oklahoman OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma Corrections Department has released findings on the deaths of two inmates — a violent felon who was bludgeoned to death with a food tray and a burglar found strangled to death in his bunk. The reports were released last week. Bryan K. Blackburn, 30, died […]
    • Inmates' suits against NCP thrown out May 25, 2015
      By Rob Wheary The News-Item WILLIAMSPORT — A federal court has thrown out two federal lawsuits filed by inmates in the Northumberland County Prison. A 2012 lawsuit filed by Erick Trometter and a 2009 suit by Nathan Reigle were dismissed earlier this month by judges in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania. […]

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