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A Vermont inmate who died of cancer at a Pennsylvania prison wrote in a diary ... Pennsylvania and Vermont prisons officials said they were reviewing the death. ... in June from a private prison in Michigan to Pennsylvania.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - A rookie Pennsylvania police officer who was fatally shot in a traffic stop will be laid to rest in the community that he served for ... During his arraignment, Holt said he wanted to hire a private attorney. .... If you get someone's son out of prison, he should be grateful to you.

Pennsylvania and Vermont prisons officials said they were ... inmates transferred to Pennsylvania in June from a private prison in Michigan.
Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shooting ... 21, 2017, in New Kensington, Pa. ... officer and held without bail at the Westmoreland County prison. During his arraignment, Holt said he wanted to hire a private ...
A private company that manages prisons will pay $7 million to settle a civil ... by the family of a mentally ill Pennsylvania woman who killed herself while ... Pablo E. Paez, the Vice President of Corporate Relations for the GEO ...
Philadelphia -- The family of a mentally ill woman who killed herself inside a Pennsylvania detention center in 2015 will receive $7 million ...

... Lives Matter activists and indicted police officers while in private practice, ... As a result, according to leaders of organizations in the prison, Krasner ... 5,000 prisoners in Pennsylvania currently sentenced to die in prison eligible for ... part of the struggle to radically rethink policing, prisons and punishment.
Williams, 30, is in the state prison at Camp Hill after being sentenced to two to ... On Wednesday, he added a new alias - Pennsylvania Inmate ND8400 ... relaying some of his thoughts and experiences" to the judge in private.
Philadelphia joins the growing list of cities divesting from private prisons ... the GEO Group funds at least 20 private prison facilities in Pennsylvania. ... such as Cincinnati and New York City in divesting from private prisons.
In a statement, the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections said staff at the ... inmates were transferred to Pennsylvania from a private prison in Michigan. ... Touchette says some privately run out-of-state prisons previously ...
"So far, this Pennsylvania placement has been far and away the most ... For years Vermont has sent hundreds of prison inmates to out-of-state prisons to ... were transferred to Pennsylvania from a private prison in Michigan.
Vermont's defender general says Pennsylvania prison officials at the Camp Hill prison are making it harder ... All out-of-state prisons that previously housed Vermont inmates were owned and operated by private corporations.
A corridor inside a Michigan prison formerly run by the GEO Group, a for-profit prison giant that has more than 20 facilities in Pennsylvania.
... and a third cemetery, Suburban Memorial gardens in York County, PA., the ... Multiple federal and state agencies and private individuals hold at ... While awaiting a yearlong prison term on a federal tax evasion conviction out of the U.S. District Court for Middle Pennsylvania, Ted Martin told his remaining ...
The Trump administration also is resurrecting private prisons in the federal ... of social control to buttress a system of corporate capitalism that has turned ... drugs for 40 years by putting people in prison for ever longer sentences. ... in the United States was the Pennsylvania state police in 1905," Vitale said.
... in the 2014 iCloud hack that exposed private photos of dozens of celebrities. ... facing a maximum sentence of five years in federal prison. ... a Pennsylvania man with the Computer fraud and Abuse Act. Ryan Collins had ...
Following a seven-month grand jury investigation, the Pennsylvania ... recordings of prison telephone calls of then-inmate Mr. Combine for ... A graduate of the California University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Karson was in private ...

Marques Davis was in the infirmary at Hutchinson Correctional Facility on Dec. 27, 2016, back with the same symptoms he'd been complaining ...
I am a prison journalist, and I have been incarcerated for almost ... You could be in corporate America making a substantial salary, but you are ... We see it in everything from bail bonds to private prisons. .... You've been in the trenches and worked with top corrections officers in Pennsylvania and New York.
The Buckners were sentenced to prison terms earlier this week for ... trip to Pennsylvania or on other trips with them on their private plane, their ...
The Supreme Court ruled against two private prison corporations, GEO ... in Texas and Berks Family Residential Center in Pennsylvania.
Ex-Connecticut governor to get early release from prison ... camp in Pennsylvania, a spokesman for the U.S. Bureau of Prisons said. ... Bureau of prisons spokesman Justin Long told Hearst Connecticut Media on Monday that ... including private flights to Las Vegas, Vermont vacations and a free hot tub and ...
Inside a Pa. prison, a parenting movement grows ... Inmates at Graterford prison launched F.A.C.T. in 2012. .... By one estimate used by Pennsylvania state officials, there are 30,000 children with at least .... Despite a shoestring budget comprising private donations, including a stipend from the Mural arts ...
While Pennsylvania currently holds more than 2,000 people in solitary ... at Georgia's privately run Stewart Detention Center was sentenced to 30 days in ... work policies in facilities owned by private prison contractors GEO Group and ... standards have banned forced labor in immigrant detention centers, ...
And before we continue talking about Wilton Dedge and his re-acclimation into society after 22 years in prison and before we dive into all the other similar cases we know about - I've long wondered what the atmosphere was like around the state attorney ...
Ruth Adams leaving the Old Bailey in 2007 after her husband was jailed for seven years. Photograph: Lewis Whyld/PA. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) had opposed his application, saying there was a strong case that Adams possessed "substantial ...
Understanding and support services are keys to reducing recidivism in the state's prisons, an official of the Pennsylvania Prison Society told a conference on social work Friday at Kutztown University. "We need to show former inmates we're not there to ...
Republicans want to repeal the Elementary and Secondary education Act of 1965 enacted under LBJ and replace it with HR610, Choices in Education Act.
Lopez points to Lynn Nottage's "Sweat,'' a drama currently on Broadway about blue-collar workers in a fading Pennsylvania factory town, and "Miss You Like Hell,'' a musical (with a book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, author of the Pulitzer-winning "Water by ...
According to the charges, the Chon family failed to report millions of dollars in revenues collected by Spa Castle from 2010 through 2013, and failed to pay New York state over $621,000 in sales taxes, $207,000 in withholding taxes, $610,000 in ...
Cannabis Penalties The number of federal offenders sentenced for violating marijuana laws has fallen significantly since 2012, according to data provided by the United States Sentencing Commission.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a ...
... by Perry County children and Youth Services. Both were charged with endangering welfare of children, possession of a controlled substance and possession of paraphernalia.
Bruce Rauner wants to replace guards in watchtowers with closed-circuit cameras at nearly two dozen lower-security Illinois prisons, an effort to cut expenses for a cash-strapped state that has gone two years without a budget. The administration is ...
Family detention centers are just one way current immigration policies hurt children. The Karnes County center is managed by ICE but owned and operated by the GEO Group, a $2 billion for-profit private prison company that seeks to double the number of ...
When is a public records request legitimate and when is it a nuisance? That's one question that led House lawmakers to unanimously approve a new study to analyze how much Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law costs state agencies and local governments.
PA: Yeah. Well, let me elaborate more about the fear, the strategy of fear. Because it's important that Americans understand what this is about.
YEADON >> A convicted felon and controversial ex-borough councilman, who has been employed in recent years as a school crossing guard, was arrested Friday on indecent exposure, unlawful contact with a minor, stalking and corruption of minors offenses ...
Some of those gifts featured prominently in Tuesday's indictment, including a $3,000 trip Williams took in 2012 with his then-girlfriend to the Dominican Republic, where they stayed in a presidential suite complete with access to a private beach and ...
University professors are being marched in chains to prison. ... Since a July 15 failed coup attempt, Erdogan has launched waves of purges, claiming that the self-exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen, who lives in Pennsylvania, was behind the overthrow effort ...
Atlas Merchant capital, the private equity firm owned by former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond, and QInvest have teamed up to take London-based stockbroker Panmure Gordon private, according to the Telegraph. QInvest already owned a 43% stake ...
In 2014, in the first ever case of its kind, a federal grand jury in Pennsylvania charged five Chinese military officers with directing cyberattacks at American entities in the nuclear power, metals, and solar products industries.
After a 20-minute private meeting McGuinness said: "I am an unapologetic Irish republican and I value very much the contribution Queen Elizabeth has made to the peace process and to reconciliation.
Two of the private companies that provide 50% of probation services in England and Wales have confirmed to MPs they will have to consider quitting if a Ministry of Justice review fails to deliver improvements.
Tom Wolf has gotten the ball rolling with a series of consolidations and mergers of state government operations. He's closing a state prison. And asking the Legislature to slap a fee on townships that rely on state police as opposed to using their own ...
This has a serious effect: Kids who serve time in juvenile detention centers are considerably less likely to finish high school and considerably more likely to end up in prison as adults; similarly, kids who have less positive exposure to police more ...
(She also runs her own private practice.) At CCRC, Love has turned her attention to raising awareness around state-level forms of relief.
During phone calls from his prison in Pennsylvania, Mark admitted his obsession with adult porn led him to the darkest corners of the Internet and right into an FBI sting.
Under Pennsylvania law, a sentence of less than two years is served at a county jail. Lewis was sent out of Crawford County to serve his sentence because he was the Crawford County jail's former warden.
According to police reports, Wesley Massey, 36, of Meadville, Pennsylvania, reportedly escaped while traveling with a man who works with a private prison transportation company. Massey was wanted on at least one bench warrant after Conneaut Lake ...


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