On April 10, 1934, Clyde Barrow wrote a letter to Henry Ford: “While I still have got breath in my lungs I will tell you what a dandy car you …
House Bill 2729 would identify services that will help prisoners be successful after release, says Tulsa resident Marisa Burkes.
Sherman Ray was still working full time up until last spring when the pandemic forced him to close his longtime tailor shop.
Republicans moaned about Democrats' resistance to legislation against what Republicans say is divisive academic curriculum, while House Minority Leader, Emily Virgin, D-Norman, complained that House Bill 1775 "focuses on something that is truly not a problem in our state" and is intended to give GOP incumbents campaign flyer material for next election season.
“It was hell,” the Talala man said. “Whatever you think how bad it could be, it was probably 10 times worse. You hear people wheezing and coughing and wondering are they going to make it through the night.”
The facility needs to consider ways to protect the families of inmates upon discharge.
The state’s decision reflects a calculated choice: The safety risk of suspending visitation is lower than the safety risk of continuing it.
The state must get control of COVID-19 behind bars, and it must do so quickly, the editorial says.
Angie Pitts, an activist from Tulsa, kneeled on the grass just beyond the prison's fence and said, "These people matter, governor (Stitt). I'm pleading with you."
Really, the county's move is a recognition of reality, the editorial says. Federal officials have found other places to hold their immigration prisoners and have largely moved on.
An adult film actress has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after trying to hire a hitman the father of her three children.
In the new motion, prisoners led by Richard Glossip — whose execution has been on hold since Sept. 30, 2015 — allege information the state released earlier this month does not fully comply with the parameters set out in a 2015 joint stipulation that postponed movement in the case.
My immediate reaction to Madoff's request was a personal one: Why should he get out to die, when the judges imprisoned my father with just weeks to live? Madoff's lawyers say he has maybe 18 months left in him. He's been in prison nearly 11 years.
I don't wish to be cruel. I wince seeing the terminally ill suffer in jail, my dad, Madoff or anyone else. First Step seems like a reasonable attempt at reducing mass incarceration in the United States — case by case, on their merits, under specific guidelines.
But Madoff's request has unexpectedly forced me to face something basic about being a citizen: Can you live with what you think is abstractly good even if is not good for you personally? In my case, can I say it's fine that Madoff may get to die freely when my father could not - even if I believe that people like him should be shown compassion?
Iran: Trump doesn’t want war ahead of 2020 vote
Most prisoners are incarcerated more than once during their lifetime.
“It is inappropriate to utilize the machinery of the state to promote one religion over another religion or over non-religion,” a Wednesday letter from the organization says. “The government may accommodate prisoners who wish to worship in a certain way, but the government cannot plan and implement religious schooling, much less a seminary, or a Bible college for prisoners."
The lack of rehabilitative programs within the facility made it very difficult for an inmate to complete the needs they were assessed.
The US military has long warned that the fight against ISIS is not over. While the terror group has lost the territory it used to call its "ca…
Mayor sends comptroller a letter seeking emergency help. Perhaps she should have paid more attention to the comptroller's letter from April.