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Prison nurse who had sex with rapist in HMP Wakefield is struck off
Andrew McCaren/Ross Parry Picture shows prison officers Karen Cosford, 47, one of five prison officers charged in a plot to smuggle mobile phones into a Wakefield to a convicted rapist Brian McBride at Wakefield maximum security jail, also Cosford is alleged to have had a sexual relationship with the rapist Also charged are Jacqueline Flynn, 46, ... (more)
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Tue Apr 22, 2014
New Haven Independent
1 Girl's Tragedy Reveals Flaws In State Care
The nation is shocked that Connecticut's Department of Children and Families has sent an abused girl in its care - a girl facing no criminal charges - to an adult prison.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The man without a name
It's a fundamental principle of our legal system that courts should be open and the media should be free to report on court proceedings.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Menard Has Its' First Female Warden
A new warden is in charge of the maximum-security Menard Correctional Center near Chester.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Department refutes claims
THE Fiji Corrections Service is refuting claims by five of six remanded inmates at the Naboro Maximum Security Corrections that they are on a hunger strike.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
First woman warden at Menard Correctional Center named
A 20-year veteran of the Illinois Department of Corrections was named Warden of Menard Correctional Center on Wednesday, April 16. Kim Butler is the first woman ever to serve as warden of maximum-security MCC.
Timberjay Newspapers Online
St. Louis County denies bid protest on jail a
St. Louis County has denied a bid protest filed by a Wisconsin-based firm over a questionable bidding process for new detention cells at the Northeast Regional Corrections Center near Saginaw.
Wrong site for a new jail
Let's put it where it makes more sense ... at the Liberty Center site. At Liberty Center, it will cost several million dollars less.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Prison guards stabbed, WA union says
Two guards at Perth's maximum security prison were stabbed by a mentally ill inmate over the weekend, the WA Prison Officers' Union claims.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Lincoln County News
Inmate Allegedly Assaults Corrections Officers
J.W. Oliver A maximum-security inmate at Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset faces new felony charges for allegedly punching two corrections officers.
Mail & Guardian
Swazi editor Makhubu kept in maximum security prison
Bheki Makhubu, editor of the Nation in Swaziland, is being held in a maximum security prison before his trial for contempt charges start next week.
Chamber music program encourages creativity among inmates
"I would see the music in the hymnal and I didn't know what all those squiggly lines were.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Paint Valley students bring laughter to the stage
Paint Valley High School's theater students will present the comedy "Help! I'm Trapped in a High School" Friday and Saturday at the Paint Valley High School gymnasium, 7454 U.S. 50 West, Bainbridge.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Illinois prison remains on lockdown amid searchIllinois prison...
A spokesman for the Illinois Department of Corrections says the lockdown at Illinois' largest maximum security prison remains in effect following the discovery of a cache of crude weapons and homemade alcohol.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Waterkloof's number One
Well done! You have got the community talking! More than 50 comments have been made on one of your articles.
Waterkloof killer moved to max security prison
He could have been out on parole, but Waterkloof Four ringleader Christoff Becker has been sent to a maximum security prison 800km from home.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
KSDK-TV Saint Louis
Illinois prison lock down to continue amid search
A state prison spokesman says the lockdown of Illinois' largest maximum security prison will continue "for days" after a cache of crude weapons and homemade alcohol was found there.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Mail & Guardian
Waterkloof Four: Becker's prison transfer 'due to misconduct'
Christoff Becker, one of the Waterkloof Four, has been transferred to another prison after a cellphone was discovered in his cell during a search.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
St. John's-born lawyer scored prison rights victory
A St. John's native's win of a Supreme Court of Canada case is being heralded as a major victory for prison rights.
Federal government posts jobs for Thomson prison
In this May 21, 2010 file photo, a van drives past the Thomson Correctional Center in Thomson, Ill.