Good Question: How Often Do Prisoners Escape?Investigators spent the day questioning prison workers and contractors trying to figure out how two killers escaped from a maximum security prison. So, how often do prisoners escape? Good Question.
4 Your Pets: Ruff Start Rescue's Prison ProgramLate last spring, Ruff Start Rescue founder Azure Davis and company started a program at the Moose Lake Correctional Facility, where rescue dogs are paired up with select offender trainers.
Investigators Say The Death Of Wis. Prisoner Was HomicideSheriff's officials say the death of a state prison inmate in Columbia County is a homicide. Authorities said Monday an autopsy shows 40-year-old Jerome Scott died by ligature strangulation at the Columbia Correctional Institution. Investigators say Scott's cellmate is accused of killing him Feb. 12.
Salvation Army Program Gives Toys To Kids Of PrisonersIt isn't Santa's workshop and the volunteers aren't his elves. But at the Salvation Army, the work is underway to make sure more than 800 kids have gifts on Christmas Day.
Sen. Franken: Close Guantanamo Through CongressSen. Al Franken says Guantanamo Bay should be closed, but the president shouldn't bypass Congress to do it. The Wall Street Journal recently reported President Barack Obama was considering an executive order to transfer terrorism suspects out of Guantanamo Bay.
2 Escape From Low-Security Federal MN Prison Two men convicted for fraud have escaped from a low-security federal prison camp near Duluth, Minn., according to authorities.
Audit: Wis. Prisoners Got Food Stamps A new state audit says more than 400 Wisconsin prisoners have illegally collected food stamp benefits.
Minn. House GOP Proposes Public Safety TrimsState House Republicans are proposing that Minnesota prisoners be forced to come up with a $5 co-pay for every visit they make to a health care provider.