Correctional Systems

MADISON, Wis. - Republican Senate candidate Ron Johnson, who has campaigned against government subsidies to business, employs up to nine prison inmates at his plastics factories whose health care costs are paid by the state, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Members of a radical Muslim sect shot and killed a political leader in northern Nigeria, the latest attack by a group that engineered a massive prison break last month, a police commissioner said Thursday.

COLUMBIA, S.C. - A South Carolina jail was sued Wednesday over its policy barring inmates from having any reading material other than the Bible.

MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin prison officials say a global positioning system that tracks sex offenders failed for several hours, leaving authorities in several states blind to offenders' real-time movements.

HARTFORD, Conn. - The state Department of Correction is revising its library policy in the wake of an Associated Press investigation that found inmates had unrestricted access to works depicting graphic violence, a lawmaker said Wednesday.
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