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Inmates claim Indiana prison kept them in cruel conditions

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BUNKER HILL, Ind. — Six inmates at an Indiana prison are alleging in lawsuits that they were kept in near-total darkness for weeks at...

Inmates claim Indiana prison kept them in cruel conditions

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BUNKER HILL, Ind. — Six inmates at an Indiana prison are alleging in lawsuits that they were kept in near-total darkness for weeks at...

Inmates claim Indiana prison kept them in cruel conditions

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BUNKER HILL, Ind. — Six inmates at an Indiana prison are alleging in lawsuits that they were kept in near-total darkness for weeks at...

Appeals court upholds rationing of hepatitis C treatment

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CINCINNATI — The Kentucky Department of Corrections can deny a life-saving but expensive hepatitis C medication to inmates, a federal appeals court ruled in...

Authorities seek 4 inmates after escape from Illinois jail

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LEWISTOWN, Ill. — Four inmates escaped from a county jail in western Illinois and authorities advised area residents to remain locked in their homes...

California to pay victims of forced, coerced sterilizations

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California is poised to approve reparations up to $25,000 to victims who were among the thousands of people — some as...

Judge jails editor over reporter’s use of recorder in court

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RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina Superior Court judge put a small-town newspaper editor behind bars last month after one of his reporters used...

Prosecutors seek prison for Americans in Ghosn escape trial

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TOKYO — The trial in Tokyo of two Americans charged with helping Nissan’s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, flee Japan wrapped up Friday with prosecutors...

Suspect in Arkansas cop’s death faced theft, drug charges

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PEA RIDGE, Ark. — A woman accused of running over and killing a police officer in Arkansas was facing multiple low-level theft and drug...

As COVID recedes in prisons, will any lessons learned stick?

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Derrick Johnson had a makeshift mask. He had the spray bottle of bleach and extra soap that corrections officers provided. But he still spent...