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#BREAKING : Dept. of Public Safety reports an OCCC adult corrections officer has tested positive for COVID-19 This is the first OCCC officer who has tested positive and the 4th adult corrections officer department-wide.

According to the Mississippi Department of Corrections, an inmate serving life for the death of a pizza delivery man during an armed robbery has died in prison.

On Thursday, a 55-year-old former Carol Stream man was sentenced to 55 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for the sexual assault of a minor who suffers from spina bifida, DuPage County State's Attorney Robert Berlin said.​

The California Dept. of Corrections and Rehabilitation has quietly upped its projected number of early inmate releases by more than double - as 17,600 eligible individuals could be freed as officials try to gain control of a coronavirus outbreak.

Since the first positive case among inmates was identified on Monday, the Lexington Division of Community Corrections has tested a total of 93 inmates, with 44 coming back positive, 17 negative, and 32 pending.

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry plans to extend its suspension of visitations at all state prisons, according to a statement released Thursday.

The Kansas Department of Corrections has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 at the Larned Correctional Mental Health Facility.

Boston Police Department said when the warrant was issued, the man from Lynn was already in custody at the Plymouth County House of Corrections "on unrelated charges."

A union representing thousands of California prison employees is suing the state corrections department and its health care system, charging that officials are exposing staffers to “uncontrolled” coronavirus outbreaks.

The Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation and Reentry suspended visitors at all Arizona prison complexes through Sept. 13.


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New Jersey corrections officer suspended and a FedEx worker fired after a video showed the two men, who are both white, mocking George Floyd’s death at a protest.

White men mocked George Floyd’s death at a protest. Now a corrections officer in the group has been suspended.

"New York Times Makes Major Corrections to Defamatory Jeremy Peters article about Sharyl Attkisson." I'm embarrassed for @jwpetersNYT  @carolynryan  ...but that doesn't excuse shoddy journalism. Please RT Read more here:

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WH Press Sec Kayleigh McEnany says if anyone needs to be fact checked, it is the media. Note: Media companies make mistakes and post corrections all the time to take responsibility for mistakes. President Trump has not done the same thing when he has made misleading statements.

The House changes to the coronavirus relief package weren’t small technical corrections – they're big giveaways to lobbyists who want to deny workers paid leave. With every day that passes, more people in MA & nationwide need help now & Congress’s bill helps fewer people.

Kodak Black reportedly hospitalized a corrections officer a couple weeks ago after the rapper allegedly grabbed his testicals and wouldn’t let go. Black has now been sentenced to 46 months in prison for federal guns charges.

The found that President Donald Trump lies to a degree we've never seen before. Here's a small sample from their list of his presidential lies – and their corrections. #LastWord 

Thousands of stories. Nonstop airtime. Two years of false claims, buried corrections, and walk-backs. The American people deserve better.

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Federal corrections officers, Forest Service firefighters, janitors, National Weather Service forecasters, and U.S. Coast Guard members are just some of the federal employees affected by the shutdown, their lives and their futures thrown into chaos.

Because the government has shut down, around 400,000 federal employees will be forced to work without pay, and more than 380,000 will be furloughed. That includes TSA workers, Coast Guard employees, law enforcement, corrections officers, Forest Service firefighters, and more.