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ACLU of Oregon fights for prison safety

MEDFORD, Ore. – An Oregon State Penitentiary inmate died earlier this week after testing positive from coronavirus. Now, the ACLU of Oregon is asking the state to better protect prisoners during this global crisis. The ACLU of Oregon is calling for action, …

White City man dies in Oregon prison

Umatilla, Ore. – A White City man died Sunday while incarcerated at an Oregon state prison. According to the Oregon Department of Corrections, 23-year-old inmate Kenneth Allen was complaining to Two River Correction Institution staff members when he suddenly became “unresponsive.” The …

5 inmates shot in N. California prison incident

UPDATE (11:57 p.m.): Jail staff say all the inmates shot are in stable condition. Crescent City, Calif. – Eight corrections officers were sent to the hospital following an incident at Pelican Bay State Prison. According to the California Department of Corrections, at …

Fighting for lost time

Carlisle, Penn. (WGAL) — Willie Neismith was on his way to a professional boxing career in 1982. He was 20, winning boxing matches at a gym at Pennsylvania’s Dickinson College. He had a fighting chance to give his mother a life without …