State Prisons Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 8 people treated for Legionnaires' disease in IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WSJV-TV South Bend

    Illinois authorities say eight residents of the Illinois Veterans' Home in Quincy have confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease. The Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced the cases Thursday, adding that there have been no known deaths related to the outbreak.


  2. New rule to allow 400 parole reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NWAonline

    The state Parole Board's unanimous decision Thursday to implement retroactively a new rule to reduce the number of jailed parole violators means that more than 400 offenders will have their cases reviewed, leading to their possible release. The action comes after the state Board of Corrections' decision Aug. 21 approving a new version of the Arkansas Department of Community Correction's "Offender Violation Guide," which establishes a "weighted" sanction system.


  3. Charles Manson Follower Recommended For ParoleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Sky News

    Bruce Davis has spent 43 years in prison for two 1969 murders and has seen three previous parole recommendations blocked. One of Charles Manson's followers has been deemed safe to be released after 43 years in prison and 30 parole hearings.


  4. Inmate missing more than 2 months arrested in WillistonRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    An inmate who went missing from a minimum-security prison in Bismarck more than two months ago has been arrested in Williston. Thirty-nine-year-old Ernesto Difabio left the Missouri River Correctional Center on June 14. Authorities say he was found hiding in the basement of a Williston home on Tuesday and taken into custody.


  5. Grand jury indicts man in death of fellow inmateRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

    HOLBROOK, Ariz. - A grand jury has indicted a man locked up in the Navajo County jail in the death of a fellow inmate earlier this year.


  6. Lawyers say Oklahoma man is insane, try to halt executionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    Attorneys for an Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 say their client has become insane while in prison, and his execution must be halted. Attorneys for Benjamin Robert Cole of Claremore will present their arguments Friday before a judge in Pittsburg County, where Cole is imprisoned at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary.


  7. State calls for review of prison systemRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    State calls for review of prison system The state is calling for an independent review of its prison system, following a Senate committee meeting on Thursday. Check out this story on The state is calling for an independent review of its prison system, following a Senate committee meeting on Thursday.


  8. Other Views: Wrongful conviction legislation is flawedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Grand Haven Tribune

    About half the states have laws that offer the wrongly convicted a chance at compensation for the time they lost in prison. The laws vary widely from state to state.


  9. Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis recommended for paroleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago |

    After 43 years in prison and 30 parole hearings, US parole officials have again decided it is safe to free Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis. It is the fourth time for such a recommendation, but the 72-year-old Davis remains imprisoned at California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo.


  10. BWW Review: Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan's Intriguing Prison Drama Whorl Inside a LoopRead the original story

    10 hrs ago |

    Though Sherie Rene Scott and Dick Scanlan are billed as co-authors of the intriguing new drama, WHORL INSIDE A LOOP , some of the play's most gripping moments were penned by a quintet of writers credited with supplying "additional material": Andre Kelley, Marvin Lewis, Felix Machado, Richard Norat and Jeffrey Rivera. All five were prison inmates of the Woodbourne Correctional Facility in Sullivan County, New York, who partook in Scott and Scanlan's workshop on creating personal narratives, some of which were performed in the facility.


  11. Agent says he had 'no other option' but to kill NY escapeeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | North County Public Radio

    Richard Matt , age 48, and David Sweat, aged 34, escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, NY. Photos: New York State Police NEW YORK A border patrol agent who shot an escaped inmate who led authorities on a weeks-long manhunt in upstate New York says he had "no other option" but to kill him.


  12. Oroville man gets 9 years for child, elder abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mercury-Register

    Oroville >> An Oroville man has been sentenced to nine years in state prison after pleading guilty to charges of child and elder abuse. David William Barber, 34, was sentenced in Butte County Superior Court on Wednesday, according to a press release issued by the Butte County District Attorney's Office.


  13. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    The bike ride is one way local parks are celebrating the "Find Your Park" campaign, which encourages everyone to get outdoors and visit local national and state parks. Cyclists from all over Georgia will bike nearly 100 miles through the Jimmy Carter National Historic Site, Andersonville National Historic Site, Florence Marina State Park, Providence Canyon State Park, Georgia Veterans State Park, and conclude with a ride on the SAM Shortline Excursion Train.


  14. Scott Nolan's trip to Folsom Prison focus of new docRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | CBC News

    Scott Nolan credits music with saving his life. After struggles with alcohol as a teenager and a serious brush with the law, he discovered a way to channel his talent.


  15. Suspect in hit-run death of nurse bicycling across state free on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 8 |

    Claflin is charged with failure to stop at the scene of an accident causing death. That's a felony punishable by up to 15 years in state prison.


  16. Edwardsville bank robber sentencedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | The Citizens' Voice

    A bank robber who said he "did it for food" will be eating on the state's dime for up to 4A1 2 years. Keith Kenneth Rosyak, 43, of Edwardsville, will serve 27 to 54 months in state prison followed by three years of probation for robbing the Community Bank in the West Side Mall in February, Luzerne County Judge Tina Polachek Gartley ruled Thursday.


  17. Man who spent 7 years awaiting trial gets 20 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | 13WHAM

    A 32-year-old man who spent seven years awaiting trial at Rikers Island was sentenced to 20 years in state prison for a 2008 Memorial Day weekend slaying. The New York Daily News reports Cadman Williams was sentenced Thursday for the shooting death of 42-year-old Kenneth Sackey.


  18. Manson follower freed from prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

    Parole commissioners recommended Thursday that Davis be paroled in the 1969 slayings of musician Gary Hinman and stuntman Donald "Shorty" Shea. It's the fourth time for such a recommendation, but the 72-year-old Davis remains imprisoned at California Men's Colony in San Luis Obispo.


  19. Department reports death at Fairbanks jailRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | KFQD-AM Anchorage

    Authorities are investigating a death at a Fairbanks jail. Few details have been released, including whether the deceased was male or female, or how the person died.


  20. Artist teaches formline in prison by day, Tsimshian by nightRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Tsimshian artist and teacher David A. Boxley just wrapped a pair of intensive, weeklong workshops on formline design and Tsimshian language in Juneau. He's been at Lemon Creek Correctional Center teaching formline by day, and at the Walter Soboleff Building teaching Tsimshian language by night.