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FRIDAY, MARCH 21, 2014

FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014

FBI takes over CCA investigation

The FBI has launched a criminal investigation into private prison company Corrections Corporation of America and how it ran an Idaho state prison plagued by inmate violence, the AP reports. The Idaho State Police was asked to investigate the company last year but didn't, until...

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TUESDAY, FEB. 4, 2014

FRIDAY, JAN. 24, 2014

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FRIDAY, NOV. 8, 2013

MONDAY, OCT. 28, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 23, 2013

TUESDAY, OCT. 15, 2013

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9, 2013

THURSDAY, OCT. 3, 2013

Private prison firm CCA leaving Idaho 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Private prison giant Corrections Corp. of America says it will leave Idaho after more than a decade. The decision comes after the company wrestled with scandal and lawsuits surrounding its operation of the...

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MONDAY, SEPT. 16, 2013

FRIDAY, SEPT. 13, 2013

Judge scolds attorneys in prison lawsuit 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A federal judge is scolding attorneys in a lawsuit alleging understaffing and mismanagement at a private Idaho prison, warning both sides that they need to play nice or risk losing their case. U.S....

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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4, 2013

MONDAY, AUG. 19, 2013

MONDAY, AUG. 12, 2013

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013

THURSDAY, MAY 16, 2013

Warden of troubled private prison quits 

Here's a news item from the Associated Press: BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The warden of the privately-run Idaho Correctional Center has quit, one month after his company acknowledged falsifying staffing records for much of 2012. Timothy Wengler, who works for Corrections Corporation of America, lasted...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013

THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2011

Judge: Public can't see Idaho prison settlement

A federal judge has refused to unseal a settlement agreement between an Idaho inmate and a private prison company involving allegations of rampant violence at Idaho's privately operated prison, the Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise, the AP reports. The Associated Press had asked the...

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