Tag: Prisoners’ health

Florida doctor facing long Medicare fraud sentence

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A federal judge is likely to sentence a prominent Florida eye doctor once accused of bribing Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez...
Prosecutors charge health company in Milwaukee jail death

MILWAUKEE — A company that provides health care for inmates at the Milwaukee County jail faces criminal charges because employees lied about checking on...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A one-time pharmacy worker who pleaded guilty to taking opioid painkillers that were meant for terminally ill patients is going to...
Prosecutor: Suspect in Ohio prison stabbing 3-time killer

COLUMBUS, Ohio — One of two inmates suspected in the stabbing of an Ohio prison guard is a three-time convicted killer who boasted about...
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CONCORD, N.H. — The Disability Rights Center in New Hampshire has sued state corrections officials to get access to records regarding the December death...
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DOVER, Del. — Delaware prison officials are restricting inmate visits as a preventative health measure amid the current flu epidemic. ...
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama prison system would get a $51 million funding increase in October, under a budget approved Tuesday by the Alabama...
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BATON ROUGE, La. — The Latest on a lawsuit over conditions at a Louisiana prison (all times local): ...
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BATON ROUGE, La. — A Louisiana prison brutally punishes suicidal and mentally ill inmates by isolating them for months or even years, chaining them...
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LAS VEGAS — Nevada's top prison official has changed an old policy that required two officers to accompany prisoners to the doctor. ...

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