While specific conditions would be decided “on a case-by-case basis,” said N.C. Secretary of Public Safety Erik Hooks, prisoners could be tracked using home confinement or electronic monitors to ensure they were adhering to their sentences. He noted that juvenile offenders were also being diverted from detention facilities to community-based programs whenever possible.
“One of the few outlets for the men to get exercise and blow off steam is half-court basketball. Man, those basketballs sure don’t last long, though.”
As prisons across the country make national headlines for privatization and bad service, Xpress investigates food service at both the county jail and state prison facilities..
“A recent series of events has called into question whether the civil rights of inmates at Craggy Correctional Center are being violated.”
“Instead of euthanizing thousands of dogs, maybe we should educate ourselves and prevent these situations altogether. “
In the 1990s, amid stints in prison, a murder charge and assorted other legal woes, the rapper Snoop Dogg rocketed to stardom via albums like Doggy Style and Tha Doggfather (both released on Death Row Records). Today, three inmates at Craggy Correctional Center on Riverside Drive — Sherman, Crumpet and Louise — are similarly waiting […]