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2 years 3 months ago

MS prison guard dies, others hurt in 'disturbance'

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) - A guard at a southwest Mississippi prison died Sunday and several other employees were injured during a disturbance involving hundreds of inmates that continued into the evening, authorities and the prison's operator said. Emily Ham, a spokeswoman for the Adams County Sheriff's Office, confirmed Sunday evening...

3 years 11 months ago

Hundreds rampage in Fort Collins riot

Fort Collins police say a crowd of about 400 threw bottles at officers, damaged cars and set trash cans on fire after a festival in Old Town. Authorities say two people were thrown through a window and were taken to a hospital early Sunday, but their conditions and the...

4 years 4 months ago

Small group takes over section of private prison

A small group of Alaska inmates took over a section of the privately owned Hudson Correctional Facility during a prison disturbance overnight. No injuries were reported in the disturbance that happened late Tuesday or early Wednesday at the prison owned by Cornell Companies Inc. Company spokesman Charles Seigel says the...

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