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Federal prison errors cause mistaken releases

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON - At least 152 federal prison inmates were held beyond their terms during a six-year period, including one inmate who served nearly three years longer than the original sentence due to computing or other errors, an internal Justice ...

Inside the special prison unit where rehabilitation rules the roost

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Free-range chickens, raised flower beds and exercise apparatus on neatly manicured lawns are not what you would normally expect to find in a closed prison. The grounds of Rivendell unit, a special “psychologically informed environment” for female ...
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152 prison inmates in the US have served extra time because of 'staff errors'

Business Insider - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Errors by the U.S. agency that oversees the federal prison system resulted in 152 inmates staying in prison beyond their scheduled release dates between 2009 and 2014, a government watchdog said on Tuesday. The errors ...
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The Mafia apparently rigged Italian prison guard exams

New York Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Camorra Mafia north of Naples, based where a company printed the exams, may have gotten hold of the answers and tried to get its own people inside a prison system that is holding 7,000 gang members, including some 700 bosses, prosecutors say.
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UK Restaurant Owner Sentenced to Prison for Peanut Allergy Death

TIME - ‎5 hours ago‎
The owner of an Indian restaurant was sentenced to prison on Monday after being found guilty for causing the death of a customer who had a severe peanut allergy.

Why Most Pastors Don't Do Prison Ministry

ChristianityToday.com - ‎3 hours ago‎
But their churches often lack the training or finances to run an effective prison ministry. So instead, the work is primarily done informally by individuals in the congregation.

First person: An educational journey that began in prison leads to jubilation at Yale

Yale News - ‎3 hours ago‎
I began my educational journey in a prison, and I desire to go as far as I can by pursuing a Ph.D. and serving communities impacted by crime and the criminal justice system, as well as to teach in college-in-prison programs to offer the opportunity to ...
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Fish fry defense fails, man sentenced to prison for DUI

Chicago Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Wisconsin man who blamed his beer-battered fish fry after he was pulled over the 10th time for drunken driving is going to prison. A judge in Adams County, north of Madison, sentenced John Przybyla to seven years in prison Monday. A jury in February ...
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Destiny weekly reset for May 24 – Court of Oryx, Nightfall, Prison of Elders changes detailed

VG247 - ‎10 hours ago‎
Destiny servers have received the weekly reset, which changes the Nightfall, Court of Oryx, Prison of Elders, and more. Take a look at all the updates below: Weekly Nightfall: The Blighted Chalice is this week's strike with Solar burn, Brawler ...
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Meredith Kercher's killer Rudy Guede is to be FREED from prison for 36 hours

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
The man convicted of murdering British student Meredith Kercher is to be freed from prison for 36 hours for good behaviour, it has been reported.
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GOP Governors Ask FCC to Address Illegal Prison Cellphones

ABC News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Ten Republican governors want the Federal Communications Commission to give states more autonomy to apply technology that can stop prison inmates from using smuggled cellphones. Gov. Nikki Haley and her counterparts encouraged FCC Chairman ...

260 new prison officers urgently sought for WA jails

ABC Online - ‎12 minutes ago‎
An external contractor has been awarded a contract worth nearly $700,000 to quickly recruit 260 prison officers to cope with rising West Australian prisoner numbers, it has been revealed at a budget estimates hearing.

4 Massachusetts Men Heading to Prison in Blowtorch Attack

ABC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Four Massachusetts men are heading to prison after pleading guilty to using a blowtorch during an attack on a man trying to collect $300 he was owed.
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'Penis poet' is freed after six months in prison for writing a poem about having a tattoo of Burma's ex-president on ...

Daily Mail - ‎3 hours ago‎
A poet has been freed after six months in prison for writing a poem about having a tattoo of Burma's ex-president on his genitals.
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Belgian prisoners released from 'inhumane' jails

CNN - ‎6 hours ago‎
Prison guards in that region have been on strike for weeks, protesting what they say has been financial belt-tightening, the government's failure to replace retiring guards, and inflexible working hours that limit their ability to do social work with ...
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Ravens RB Justin Forsett visits prison and learns he's a fantasy favorite among inmates

FOXSports.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett had a rough go of it last season after exploding for 1,266 yards and eight touchdowns in 2014.

Zimbabwe: Manhunt Launched As Inmate Escapes From Mutare Farm Prison

AllAfrica.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
A convict who was serving an 18 months jail sentence last Saturday escaped from Mutare Farm Prison. Prison Officials confirmed the development, saying they had launched a manhunt for Luxson Mutumbu, 31, from Odzi.
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Jailhouse recording: Drew talked about dealing drugs after prison

Chicago Sun-Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Peterson seemed to be planning for what he and Smith might do after prison. “I been hustling the guys just trying to set stuff up,” Peterson says on one recording, then goes on to explain that he knew someone whose family had property in Mexico, and ...
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Comic Books, TV Will "The Flash's" Season Finale Send [Spoilers] To Prison? TV, Comic Books

Comic Book Resources - ‎3 hours ago‎
SPOILER ALERT: While the following story is not based on any insider knowledge about "The Flash's" season finale or Season 3 plans, it does contain potential spoilers based on the comic book source material.

Woodhill prison : Family say 'no lessons learnt' after man's death

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
The family of a man who killed himself at a jail with the highest number of suicides in England and Wales say the prison has not "learned any lessons".
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