Hugo Yogi Bear Pinell-Dead at 71; CDCr officers scoff at the death of prisoner


Hugo Pinell, 71, who was among inmates who attempted to break out of San Quentin State Prison in 1971, died … Continue reading Hugo Yogi Bear Pinell-Dead at 71; CDCr officers scoff at the death of prisoner

Grand jury report rips Florida prison over deadly beatdown


Matthew Walker-Florida Department of Corrections BY JULIE K. BROWN jbrown@miamiherald.com Matthew Walker was unconscious, handcuffed, face-down on the sidewalk, in … Continue reading Grand jury report rips Florida prison over deadly beatdown

Losing lives while gaining profit: 4 deaths in 2 months is business as usual for CCA prison


Via San Francisco Bay View by Anthony Robinson Jr.   “It should never be easy for them to destroy us.” … Continue reading Losing lives while gaining profit: 4 deaths in 2 months is business as usual for CCA prison

How the Government Put Tens of Thousands of People at Risk of a Deadly Disease


If it killed politicians instead of prisoners, this illness would be national enemy No. 1. —By David Ferry   Sika … Continue reading How the Government Put Tens of Thousands of People at Risk of a Deadly Disease