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Prison Riot Erupts at Calipatria State Prison

A riot at Calipatria State Prison Saturday afternoon leaves 35 inmates injured. Mostly, it was bumps and bruises … but two were taken to pioneer memorial hospital with more serious injuries. Lt. Shawn Mclinn with Calipatria Sate Prison described the … Continue reading

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Rioting inmates trash N.S. jail

A dozen out-of-control prisoners left a Nova Scotia jail with smashed windows, broken sprinklers and damaged recreation equipment. Two sections of the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility remained locked down Wednesday, after a stabbing and riot at the jail the … Continue reading

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Haitian President Seeks UN Help on Handling Police Shootings

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti Haitian President Rene Preval has asked the United Nations for help in forming an independent commission to investigate allegations that dozens of prisoners were shot by Haitian police during a jail riot in the southern city of Les … Continue reading

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Warkworth Pen riot results in death

One person is confirmed dead and 13 others are injured as a result of the riot that took place at the Warkworth Penitentiary. Late Wednesday afternoon prison officials announced the death.

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Ont. prison under lockdown after overnight riot

CAMPBELLFORD, Ont. — Officials at an eastern Ontario medium-security prison invoked the riot act Wednesday after one-third of inmates took over a portion of the Warkworth Institution overnight.

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