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As if prison confinement was not punishment enough, the media has learned that nearly all the inmates in a Louisiana prison dorm have tested positive for the coronavirus. The Louisiana Department of Corrections spokesperson Ken Pastorick told The Associated Press that 192 of the 195 women prisoners in the dorm at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center…

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A prison is a place of broken lives, crushed dreams and now beauty pageants. A video is making rounds on social media of what appears to be inmates holding a beauty contest. The crowd shows great diversity as both Black and White prisoners seem united in having un. Who do you think should win? Y'all…

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At least nine people were injured during a skirmish at the Cook County Jail in Chicago. According to Cook County sheriff’s spokeswoman Sophia Ansari, the injuries happened when fights broke out in the maximum security area of the jail known as division 9. During one of the brawls, a correctional deputy was struck with a food tray…

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Being sent to prison is a living nightmare for many people, and in America there are plenty of facilities for all. In 2014 there were 1,719 state prisons,102 federal prisons, 2,259 juvenile correctional facilities, 3,283 local jails, and 79 Indian Country jails. But the federal prisons often have the most hardened criminals. Here are five federal…

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Bank robbers Kenneth Conley, 38, and Joseph “Jose” Banks, 37, escaped from the Metropolitan Correctional Center, a federal prison facility in downtown Chicago. The manhunt is underway for the inmates so cunning that they escaped the high security at the high-rise lockup. It was like a scene in the movies. They knotted bed sheets together…

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