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Nebraska notifies 2nd death-row inmate of drugs to be used

Nebraska's corrections department has notified a second death-row inmate of the drugs it intends to use for his execution. The Department of Correctional Services sent the letter Friday to Carey … Click to Continue »

Mother charged after one-year-old baby burned to death during bath

11 hours agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

A Florida mother is facing an aggravated manslaughter charge after her one-year-old baby was scalded to death during a hot bath, according to CBS Miami. Photo: Miami-Dade Department of Corrections Read more | Linking Blogs | Comments

3 executions set for Tennessee this year; last was in 2009

Three executions are scheduled this year in Tennessee, which would mark the first time the state puts someone to death since 2009, a prisons official confirmed Thursday. Department of Correction … Click to Continue »

Corrections official talks about drone delivery to inmates

The Georgia Department of Corrections commissioner says he doesn't want drone delivery to become one of the many ways prisoners get things they're not supposed to have. The Telegraph of … Click to Continue »

Nebraska prisons increase inmate access to tampons

Nebraska's corrections department is increasing access to tampons for female inmates after a state senator asked the agency to review its policies. Sen. Patty Pansing Brooks of Lincoln said Wednesday … Click to Continue »

Mississippi inmate in buttocks injection killing dead at 58

4 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Tracy Lynn Garner, 58, died Sunday and an autopsy will be conducted, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections

Florida Inmates To Strike Against 'Prison Slavery' and Inhumane Conditions on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

4 days agoNews : Newsweek: US

Several protests demanding pay for inmate labor and denouncing "inhumane" conditions have been planned at prisons and Florida Department of Corrections offices in Tallahassee and Miami.

Edgar Ray Killen, convicted in 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dead at 92

6 days agoHumor / odd : The Sideshow

Killen, who would have turned 93 on Jan. 17, was pronounced dead at the hospital at Mississippi State Penitentiary, according to a statement on the state Department of Corrections website on Friday. Killen, whose 2005 manslaughter conviction...Show More Summary

Man convicted of 3 killing civil rights workers dies in jail

Mississippi's corrections department says Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 'Mississippi Burning' slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in … Click to Continue »

Klansman Convicted in Killing of Civil Rights Workers Dies

A KKK member responsible for the 1964 murder of three civil rights workers in Mississippi has died while serving a 60-year-sentence for manslaughter, the Clarion Ledger reports. The Mississippi Department of Corrections tells NPR that Edgar Ray Killen died Thursday night at the age of 92. He was suffering from...

Department of Correction looking to open re-entry center

The Idaho Department of Correction is looking to open a re-entry center in the Twin Falls area where as many as 120 minimum-security state prisoners could live and work. The … Click to Continue »

Governor Cuomo Calls to Rescind New York Prisons’ ‘Flawed’ Book Policy

Last month, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision rolled out a pilot program that made it much harder for prisoners to get access to books. The program restricted all packages coming into the three prisons participating in the pilot to items purchased from a list of ... More »

New York is ending restrictive program that cut people in prison off from books, fresh fruit

New York’s Department of Corrections will not expand a pilot program that severely restricted the types of packages available to people in prison in the state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat, announced Friday. “Concerns from families need to be addressed, while we redouble efforts to fight prison contraband,” Cuomo tweeted. I am directing the Dept. of […]

Edgar Ray Killen, the KKK leader convicted in the 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dies in prison

Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday. The one-time Klan leader was serving three consecutive 20-year terms...

Rikers Island Corrections Officers Accused of Sexually Assaulting New York Jail's Visitors

At least 50 women have taken legal action against the Department of Corrections for the unlawful encounters.

New York Makes It Harder for Inmates to Get Books

Daniel A. Gross on the New York corrections department’s recent directive to eliminate package delivery for inmates, with the exception of items from approved venders.

Trump-appointed regulators reject plan to boost coal and nuclear plants

"The law and common sense prevailed over special interests today," John Moore, director of the Sustainable FERC Project Coalition, said in a statement. "The FERC correctly found that the Department of Energy's proposal violated the basic requirements of the Federal Power Act. Show More Summary

NJ DOC reverses ban on The New Jim Crow

The news is still so fresh that @ACLU-NJ still has the photo above in their pinned tweet. But a few minutes ago, we got word that the New Jersey Department of Corrections (DOC) has lifted the ban on prisoners’ access to Michelle Alexander’s The...Read more

Officials: Jail inmate injures corrections officer

Officials say a corrections officer has been attacked at a West Virginia jail. WVNS-TV reports a release from the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety says the inmate, Jonathan … Click to Continue »

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