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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - Corrections Department
The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has filed a lawsuit against the state Corrections Department and a former probation officer accused of sexually assaulting a woman.
A convicted quadruple killer escaped from a Michigan prison for 24 hours last month primarily because guards didn't properly operate the motion-detector alarms at a gate the inmate pried open with scissors and a belt buckle, investigators concluded Thursday.
A Missouri House panel is considering legislation to give lawmakers oversight over the state's execution procedures.
John Perzel and Bill DeWeese, longtime political adversaries who both served stints as speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, are on the verge of being paroled after serving nearly two years in prison for their roles in a legislative corruption scandal.
The four Republican candidates for governor are in agreement when it comes to Illinois prisons: There are too many inmates, not enough cells and quick action is needed to address what they say is a public safety threat.
A plea agreement is in the works for an Orangeburg man accused of conspiring to kill a South Carolina prison guard in a hit orchestrated by an inmate using an illegal cellphone, attorneys said Wednesday.
Despite last week's largest pro-marijuana rally at the Oklahoma Capitol in recent history, there is little appetite in the conservative Oklahoma Legislature to join other states in legalizing cannabis, even for medicinal purposes.
South Carolina's prisons agency has amassed more than $800,000 in legal bills defending accusations of poor care for mentally ill inmates.
The Vermont Senate passed a bill Tuesday to clarify the role of the defender general in investigating problems in the state's prison system, following complaints the office was hampered in investigating a prison suicide last year.
Two employees of a western Michigan prison where a convicted killer escaped for 24 hours have been suspended, officials said Friday.
A state investigator who cracked the case of a woman who fled a Michigan prison in 1977 says his team may find three or four more escapees from years ago.
South Carolina's prisons agency is asking a judge to amend his order on the care of mentally ill inmates.
Citing a continued rise in the number of inmates with a mental illness, the Kansas Department of Corrections is seeking additional funding to treat more of them.
Security at Michigan prisons has gotten weaker in the six weeks since food service operations were handed over to a private contractor, said the head of the union representing state corrections officers.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jamaal Smith only had $137 and the clothes on his back when he walked out of the gates of the Oklahoma State Reformatory in mid-2013. After 10 years behind bars on drug charges, he felt like he had very few resources to get his life back on track.