Prisons

June 23, 2017 - 12:12 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge says Wisconsin's use of solitary confinement in its juvenile prisons poses "acute, immediate and enduring" harm to young inmates and is ordering that it be dramatically scaled back. U.S. District Judge James Peterson on Friday also ordered that shackling...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:28 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge is set to decide whether Wisconsin's juvenile prisons can continue using pepper spray and shackles on inmates and schedule them to long periods in isolation. U.S. District Judge James Peterson has said he will issue an order Friday in court in response to a...
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Patrick Hale, the man credited by law enforcement with forcing the surrender of two Georgia prison escapees, speaks to reporters in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Friday, June 16, 2017, while his wife, Danielle, looks on. Hale said he was carrying a loaded weapon but never pulled it out when the two inmates got face down on his concrete driveway without saying a word. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)
June 17, 2017 - 4:48 am
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the "hero" label the day after their capture and said credit should go to forces well beyond his control. "I realized I had two ex-cons wanted for murder...
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Patrick Hale, the man credited by law enforcement with forcing the surrender of two Georgia prison escapees, speaks to reporters in Murfreesboro, Tenn., on Friday, June 16, 2017, while his wife, Danielle, looks on. Hale said he was carrying a loaded weapon but never pulled it out when the two inmates got face down on his concrete driveway without saying a word. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig)
June 17, 2017 - 12:17 am
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The man credited by law enforcement with holding two Georgia prison escapees at gunpoint until police arrived rejected the "hero" label the day after their capture and said credit should go to forces well beyond his control. "I realized I had two ex-cons wanted for murder...
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ADDS THAT ROWE IS AT TOP AND DUBOSE AT BOTTOM - This photo provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows the arrest of the two Georgia fugitives Donnie Rowe, top, and Ricky Dubose, bottom, in Christiana, Tenn., Thursday, June 15, 2017. The escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an elderly couple captive and leading police on a chase by car and foot, authorities said. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 5:46 am
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured after a chase and being held at gunpoint by a rural Tennessee homeowner whose vehicle they were trying to steal, authorities said. Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were apprehended...
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ADDS THAT ROWE IS AT TOP AND DUBOSE AT BOTTOM - This photo provided by the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation shows the arrest of the two Georgia fugitives Donnie Rowe, top, and Ricky Dubose, bottom, in Christiana, Tenn., Thursday, June 15, 2017. The escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an elderly couple captive and leading police on a chase by car and foot, authorities said. (Tennessee Bureau of Investigation via AP)
June 16, 2017 - 3:44 am
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday after a chase and being held at gunpoint by a rural Tennessee homeowner whose vehicle they were trying to steal, authorities said. Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were...
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This photo provided by the Elbert County Sheriff's Office taken on Oct. 13, 2015 shows inmate Ricky Dubose. Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia. Both are being sought by law enforcement. Authorities in Georgia have released another photo of Dubose, showing prominent tattoos. (Elbert County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 11:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the manhunt for two Georgia inmates accused in the slaying of two prison guards (all times local): 11 p.m. Officials say a Tennessee homeowner held two escaped inmates wanted in the slaying of two prison guards at gunpoint until authorities could arrive and arrest them...
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This photo provided by the Elbert County Sheriff's Office taken on Oct. 13, 2015 shows inmate Ricky Dubose. Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia. Both are being sought by law enforcement. Authorities in Georgia have released another photo of Dubose, showing prominent tattoos. (Elbert County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 11:18 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the manhunt for two Georgia inmates accused in the slaying of two prison guards (all times local): 11 p.m. Officials say a Tennessee homeowner held two escaped inmates wanted in the slaying of two prison guards at gunpoint until authorities could arrive and arrest them...
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This photo provided by the Elbert County Sheriff's Office taken on Oct. 13, 2015 shows inmate Ricky Dubose. Dubose and Donnie Russell Rowe escaped after killing two prison guards during a bus transport in Georgia. Both are being sought by law enforcement. Authorities in Georgia have released another photo of Dubose, showing prominent tattoos. (Elbert County Sheriff's Office via AP)
June 15, 2017 - 10:27 pm
SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two escaped inmates sought in the killings of two guards on a Georgia prison bus were captured Thursday in Tennessee after holding an elderly couple captive and leading police on a chase by car and foot, authorities said. Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were captured in...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo, California Gov. Jerry Brown speaks during an interview in Sacramento, Calif. California lawmakers are scheduled to vote Thursday, June 15, on a budget that increases spending on education and social services while imposing new financial restrictions on the University of California. The $125 million general fund spending plan was negotiated by Brown and legislative leaders. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 15, 2017 - 7:58 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers voted Thursday to set rules for the state's nascent marijuana industry and to quash the growth of federal immigration detention as lawmakers approved major pieces of a state budget for the next fiscal year. Lawmakers sent Gov. Jerry Brown a measure...
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