Pontiac Correctional Center

Stanley Wrice, left, convicted of rape and sentenced to 100 years in prison in 1982 gives a thumbs-up sign as he and his attorney Jennifer Bonjean, leave Pontiac Correctional Center Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in Pontiac, Ill.  (AP Photos/M. Spencer Green)

Man alleging police torture released from prison

PONTIAC, Ill. (AP) — A man who for decades insisted that Chicago police tortured him until he confessed to a rape he did not commit walked out of an Illinois prison on Wednesday after spending […]

12/11/2013

Evan Spencer Ebel (AP Photo)

Prison chief’s death highlights safety concerns

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The newest warden was sworn in Friday to oversee South Carolina’s Lee Correctional Institution, a prison described by Gov. Nikki Haley as a dangerous place “housing the worst of the worst of our convicts.”

03/24/2013

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