Tag: Prisons

France plays catch-up coping with radicalized prisoners

PARIS — If there were ever a time for France to seriously tackle Islamic radicalism in its overpopulated, understaffed and underfunded prisons, it would...
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...
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MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Assembly planned to finish its work for the year Thursday by approving $350 million to build a new prison...
LA sheriff’s deputy accused of sexually assaulting 6 inmates

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles sheriff's deputy has been charged with sexually assaulting six inmates within six months. ...
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PHOENIX — The Arizona Department of Corrections says it will now provide free tampons as well as sanitary napkins to each female inmate in...
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DARLINGTON, S.C. — State agents say a guard at a county jail in South Carolina unlocked the doors of two inmates so three other...
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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PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia's top prosecutor said Wednesday his office will stop jailing people who cannot afford to pay cash bail in minor criminal cases,...
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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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