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Yahoo has added another major property to its portfolio, Kanye West went dark and political for his SNL gig, and France is buying military equipment. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 20, 2013. With the exception of television show...
Special to the TribuneJoliet City Councilman Jim McFarland wants to hear firsthand – and publicly – what Corrections Corp. of America plans to do if it builds an immigration detention center in Joliet. McFarland, who called for a public meeting to learn about...
Gov. Jerry Brown is pursuing a prison contract in California, too small to meet federal orders to reduce crowding, but enough to help Brown end the shipment of inmates to for-profit prisons out of state. According to bid documents, California offers...
Tags: Jerry Brown, Prisons
PolitiCalCalifornia inmates serving their sentences in private prisons out of state now have their first glimpse at whom the state intends to bring back, and when. In documents filed Wednesday with a U.S. District judge presiding over inmate mental health......
PolitiCalThis post has been updated. See below for details. Gov. Jerry Brown must explain to a federal court by the end of Wednesday how he plans to fit 9,000 inmates currently housed in out-of-state facilities back into California lockups. U.S.......
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown contends California no longer needs to reduce overcrowding in the state's prisons. Federal judges had given the state until midnight Monday to file plans showing how California would meet federal caps on prison populations. Instead, in a....
CNNBRANDON, Miss. -- Authorities said early Monday they had gained control of a prison riot that claimed the life of a guard as it continued into the late evening Sunday. A 23-year-old guard died of head injuries in the disturbance at the Adams County...
Tribune reporterA town hall meeting to discuss a proposed federal immigrant detention center in the south suburbs was called off today due to security concerns related to the NATO summit, officials said. Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. postponed the meeting at the Crete-...
Los Angeles TimesAs prisons go, the detention center that opened in southern Texas last week may be a pleasant surprise for illegal immigrants and others awaiting possible deportation. Behind tall walls, the grassy compound offers inmates a salad bar, a library with...
There's something wrong with our nationwide prison system when the Corrections Corporation of America, which runs private prisons, offers $250 million in a proposal to 48 states to buy up state prisons with several provisos -- one of which is states...
Tribune reporterDozens of residents crowded Crete’s Village Hall today as they decried a proposal to bring an immigration detention center to town. During a regularly scheduled village board meeting, which did not have any matters relating to the proposed...
Tags: Chicago, Local Government, Politics, Immigration, Migration
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Florida lawmakers plan to keep discussing prisons, jobs, the courts, drugs and budgets today. The House Economic Affairs Committee leads things off at 8:30 a.m. with a dozen bills on the agenda, including an onsite sewage treatment...
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