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Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm about federal inmate transfer after outbreak at Chicago facility

The prisoners should have been tested for COVID-19 before leaving the Metropolitcan Correctional Center in the Loop, the Democratic elected officials said in a [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth, Bustos sound alarm ab...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Democrats sound alarm over unidentified law enforcement

Democrats sound alarm over unidentified law enforcement

June 4, 2020 / 2:59 PM / CBS News... The protests have largely been peaceful, but tensions earlier this week escalated in Washington after nightfall, leading t [...] Read full article: Democrats sound alarm over unidentified ...→

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...] Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→

Midwest manufacturing workers sound alarm over COVID-19 outbreaks

Midwest manufacturing workers sound alarm over COVID-19 outbreaks

“Nobody did a thing until after there were positive cases,” a former plant worker in North Dakota told NBC News. Read full article: Midwest manufacturing workers sound alar...→

Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus sparks drop in cancer diagnoses

Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus sparks drop in cancer diagnoses

The coronavirus pandemic may be dissuading people from getting cancer screenings, and health experts are concerned, according to a report. Read full article: Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus spark...→

Dentists Sound Alarm Over Equipment Shortages

Dentists in our area are sounding the alarm about shortages and confusion amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sarah Wallace reports.... A New York City hospital is [...] Read full article: Dentists Sound Alarm Over Equipment Shor...→

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...] Read full article: Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named...→

Federal prisons make inmate calling, video visits free during pandemic

Federal prisons make inmate calling, video visits free during pandemic

Sen. Amy Klobuchar had led a dozen senators in raising the issue of the exorbitantly high costs that phone carriers charge to prison inmates. Read full article: Federal prisons make inmate calling, vid...→

Correction officers sound alarm over unsafe conditions at Rikers Island during COVID-19 outbreak

Correction officers sound alarm over unsafe conditions at Rikers Island during COVID-19 outbreak

Correction officers at Rikers Island are sounding the alarm on unsafe working conditions at the facility as hundreds of officers tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Correction officers sound alarm over uns...→

Florida election officials sound the alarm ahead of November

Florida election officials sound the alarm ahead of November

Florida, always a battleground for presidential elections, could make or break President Donald Trump's effort to win a second term. Read full article: Florida election officials sound the ala...→

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Election rights activists on Thursday warned Congress that the government can’t ensure safe and free elections in November. The types of problems that plagued [...] Read full article: Voting rights activists sound alarm on i...→

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards:

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards: "They murdered my son"

Jamel Floyd's mother said her son suffered from asthma and diabetes and that jail officials were aware of his health conditions. Read full article: Federal inmate dies after being pepper s...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COVID-19; Expert Calls For Paid Sick Leave

Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COVID-19; Expert Calls For Paid Sick Leave

It’s about more than just masks and hand sanitizer – on Tuesday night, one health expert told us what’s needed to keep people safe from the novel coronavirus a [...] Read full article: Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COV...→

8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Terminal Island federal prison

Nearly 70% of inmate at the low-security prison and 15 staff have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: 8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Termin...→

VA, veterans groups sound alarm on mental health during coronavirus pandemic

VA, veterans groups sound alarm on mental health during coronavirus pandemic

Veterans’ advocacy groups say a surge of mental health needs is on the horizon as the coronavirus pandemic strains resources and increases social isolation. Read full article: VA, veterans groups sound alarm on menta...→

New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Menendez Tries To Secure $500 Billion In Federal Aid

New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Menendez Tries To Secure $500 Billion In Federal Aid

New Jersey mayors from nearly a dozen cities were on a conference call Tuesday requesting federal funding to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Me...→

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

An inmate at the Federal Medical Center Fort Worth died Wednesday of coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons announced. Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid ...→

Video shows inmate pleading for help inside Ohio federal prison

Video shows inmate pleading for help inside Ohio federal prison

A video recorded inside the Elkton Federal Prison in Ohio shows an inmate pleading for help after at least 3 inmates have died from COVID-19. Read full article: Video shows inmate pleading for help ins...→

Mail-in voting delays in primary cause Pennsylvania to sound alarm about November

Mail-in voting delays in primary cause Pennsylvania to sound alarm about November

Pennsylvania passed sweeping election reform, which coupled with higher rates of mail-in voting, could delay November results. Read full article: Mail-in voting delays in primary cause P...→

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

The federal Bureau of Prisons says an inmate at a federal jail in New York City died after being pepper sprayed by officers in his cell Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper S...→

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

The report and publicity effort by Senate Democrats on Wednesday suggests they might be looking to use the federal courts as a political rallying cry for their [...] Read full article: Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' fe...→

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

After weeks of pressure from family members and government officials, an inmate at Terminal Island federal prison walked out Thursday morning, leaving behind t [...] Read full article: Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be...→

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Philadelphia drug kingpin Kaboni Savage has been awaiting federal execution since 2014 when he was convicted of murdering 12 people, which included a family of [...] Read full article: Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only ...→

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday that the federal government has halted out-of-state inmate transfers to West Virginia amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Manchin says federal government stopping...→

Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside Federal Jail In Brooklyn Are Promoting Spread Of COVID-19

Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside Federal Jail In Brooklyn Are Promoting Spread Of COVID-19

A former chief medical officer for the city jails said that the jail was "ill-equipped" to stop the spread of COVID-19, and that jail administrators were destr [...] Read full article: Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside F...→

Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels For Homeless Near Parks, Schools

Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels For Homeless Near Parks, Schools

Protesters who say a plan to house the homeless in a Covina hotels poses a threat to neighborhing schools and parks were set to hold a rally Friday. Read full article: Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels ...→

Reputed gang member released from federal jail amid spread of COVID-19, as inmate on R. Kelly’s floor tests positive

Reputed gang member released from federal jail amid spread of COVID-19, as inmate on R. Kelly’s floor tests positive

A judge on Tuesday released a reputed gang member convicted of a weapons charge to home confinement, saying overcrowding at the Metropolitan Correctional Cente [...] Read full article: Reputed gang member released from federa...→

73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro Dies Of Coronavirus-Related Complications

73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro Dies Of Coronavirus-Related Complications

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA) — A 73-year-old inmate at a federal prison in San Pedro died from coronavirus-related complications, the Federal Bureau of Investigations sai [...] Read full article: 73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro ...→

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

“There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Senators wrote. Read full article: Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federa...→

Alarm bells sound over historic deficit spending, as coronavirus bills could near $5T

Alarm bells sound over historic deficit spending, as coronavirus bills could near $5T

The U.S. government is poised to spend an unprecedented sum of money on its response to the coronavirus crisis, with a potential final price tag of nearly $5 t [...] Read full article: Alarm bells sound over historic deficit ...→

Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid ...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Mail-in voting delays in primary cause Pennsylvania to sound alarm about November

Mail-in voting delays in primary cause Pennsylvania to sound alarm about November

Pennsylvania passed sweeping election reform, which coupled with higher rates of mail-in voting, could delay November results. Read full article: Mail-in voting delays in primary cause P...→

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards:

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards: "They murdered my son"

Jamel Floyd's mother said her son suffered from asthma and diabetes and that jail officials were aware of his health conditions. Read full article: Federal inmate dies after being pepper s...→

Democrats sound alarm over unidentified law enforcement

Democrats sound alarm over unidentified law enforcement

June 4, 2020 / 2:59 PM / CBS News... The protests have largely been peaceful, but tensions earlier this week escalated in Washington after nightfall, leading t [...] Read full article: Democrats sound alarm over unidentified ...→

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

The report and publicity effort by Senate Democrats on Wednesday suggests they might be looking to use the federal courts as a political rallying cry for their [...] Read full article: Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' fe...→

Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COVID-19; Expert Calls For Paid Sick Leave

Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COVID-19; Expert Calls For Paid Sick Leave

It’s about more than just masks and hand sanitizer – on Tuesday night, one health expert told us what’s needed to keep people safe from the novel coronavirus a [...] Read full article: Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COV...→

Midwest manufacturing workers sound alarm over COVID-19 outbreaks

Midwest manufacturing workers sound alarm over COVID-19 outbreaks

“Nobody did a thing until after there were positive cases,” a former plant worker in North Dakota told NBC News. Read full article: Midwest manufacturing workers sound alar...→

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

After weeks of pressure from family members and government officials, an inmate at Terminal Island federal prison walked out Thursday morning, leaving behind t [...] Read full article: Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be...→

8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Terminal Island federal prison

Nearly 70% of inmate at the low-security prison and 15 staff have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: 8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Termin...→

Dentists Sound Alarm Over Equipment Shortages

Dentists in our area are sounding the alarm about shortages and confusion amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sarah Wallace reports.... A New York City hospital is [...] Read full article: Dentists Sound Alarm Over Equipment Shor...→

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday that the federal government has halted out-of-state inmate transfers to West Virginia amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Manchin says federal government stopping...→

New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Menendez Tries To Secure $500 Billion In Federal Aid

New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Menendez Tries To Secure $500 Billion In Federal Aid

New Jersey mayors from nearly a dozen cities were on a conference call Tuesday requesting federal funding to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Me...→

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

Reputed gang member released from federal jail amid spread of COVID-19, as inmate on R. Kelly’s floor tests positive

Reputed gang member released from federal jail amid spread of COVID-19, as inmate on R. Kelly’s floor tests positive

A judge on Tuesday released a reputed gang member convicted of a weapons charge to home confinement, saying overcrowding at the Metropolitan Correctional Cente [...] Read full article: Reputed gang member released from federa...→

Federal prisons make inmate calling, video visits free during pandemic

Federal prisons make inmate calling, video visits free during pandemic

Sen. Amy Klobuchar had led a dozen senators in raising the issue of the exorbitantly high costs that phone carriers charge to prison inmates. Read full article: Federal prisons make inmate calling, vid...→

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

“There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Senators wrote. Read full article: Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federa...→

Correction officers sound alarm over unsafe conditions at Rikers Island during COVID-19 outbreak

Correction officers sound alarm over unsafe conditions at Rikers Island during COVID-19 outbreak

Correction officers at Rikers Island are sounding the alarm on unsafe working conditions at the facility as hundreds of officers tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Correction officers sound alarm over uns...→

Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid ...→

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Election rights activists on Thursday warned Congress that the government can’t ensure safe and free elections in November. The types of problems that plagued [...] Read full article: Voting rights activists sound alarm on i...→

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

The federal Bureau of Prisons says an inmate at a federal jail in New York City died after being pepper sprayed by officers in his cell Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper S...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...] Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→

Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus sparks drop in cancer diagnoses

Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus sparks drop in cancer diagnoses

The coronavirus pandemic may be dissuading people from getting cancer screenings, and health experts are concerned, according to a report. Read full article: Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus spark...→

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Philadelphia drug kingpin Kaboni Savage has been awaiting federal execution since 2014 when he was convicted of murdering 12 people, which included a family of [...] Read full article: Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only ...→

VA, veterans groups sound alarm on mental health during coronavirus pandemic

VA, veterans groups sound alarm on mental health during coronavirus pandemic

Veterans’ advocacy groups say a surge of mental health needs is on the horizon as the coronavirus pandemic strains resources and increases social isolation. Read full article: VA, veterans groups sound alarm on menta...→

Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside Federal Jail In Brooklyn Are Promoting Spread Of COVID-19

Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside Federal Jail In Brooklyn Are Promoting Spread Of COVID-19

A former chief medical officer for the city jails said that the jail was "ill-equipped" to stop the spread of COVID-19, and that jail administrators were destr [...] Read full article: Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside F...→

Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels For Homeless Near Parks, Schools

Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels For Homeless Near Parks, Schools

Protesters who say a plan to house the homeless in a Covina hotels poses a threat to neighborhing schools and parks were set to hold a rally Friday. Read full article: Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels ...→

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

An inmate at the Federal Medical Center Fort Worth died Wednesday of coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons announced. Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid ...→

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...] Read full article: Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named...→

73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro Dies Of Coronavirus-Related Complications

73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro Dies Of Coronavirus-Related Complications

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA) — A 73-year-old inmate at a federal prison in San Pedro died from coronavirus-related complications, the Federal Bureau of Investigations sai [...] Read full article: 73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro ...→

Alarm bells sound over historic deficit spending, as coronavirus bills could near $5T

Alarm bells sound over historic deficit spending, as coronavirus bills could near $5T

The U.S. government is poised to spend an unprecedented sum of money on its response to the coronavirus crisis, with a potential final price tag of nearly $5 t [...] Read full article: Alarm bells sound over historic deficit ...→

Video shows inmate pleading for help inside Ohio federal prison

Video shows inmate pleading for help inside Ohio federal prison

A video recorded inside the Elkton Federal Prison in Ohio shows an inmate pleading for help after at least 3 inmates have died from COVID-19. Read full article: Video shows inmate pleading for help ins...→

Florida election officials sound the alarm ahead of November

Florida election officials sound the alarm ahead of November

Florida, always a battleground for presidential elections, could make or break President Donald Trump's effort to win a second term. Read full article: Florida election officials sound the ala...→

CDC and MN health officials sound alarm: Drop in ER visits for heart attack and stroke is dangerous

Minnesota reported a 70-day low in COVID-19 deaths on Monday, but a new report suggests the pandemic may be indirectly responsible for the deaths of a large nu [...] Read full article: CDC and MN health officials sound alarm:...→

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Voting rights activists sound alarm on issues with U.S. election infrastructure

Election rights activists on Thursday warned Congress that the government can’t ensure safe and free elections in November. The types of problems that plagued [...] Read full article: Voting rights activists sound alarm on i...→

Mail-in voting delays in primary cause Pennsylvania to sound alarm about November

Mail-in voting delays in primary cause Pennsylvania to sound alarm about November

Pennsylvania passed sweeping election reform, which coupled with higher rates of mail-in voting, could delay November results. Read full article: Mail-in voting delays in primary cause P...→

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards:

Federal inmate dies after being pepper sprayed by guards: "They murdered my son"

Jamel Floyd's mother said her son suffered from asthma and diabetes and that jail officials were aware of his health conditions. Read full article: Federal inmate dies after being pepper s...→

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper Sprayed by Guards

The federal Bureau of Prisons says an inmate at a federal jail in New York City died after being pepper sprayed by officers in his cell Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies After Being Pepper S...→

Democrats sound alarm over unidentified law enforcement

Democrats sound alarm over unidentified law enforcement

June 4, 2020 / 2:59 PM / CBS News... The protests have largely been peaceful, but tensions earlier this week escalated in Washington after nightfall, leading t [...] Read full article: Democrats sound alarm over unidentified ...→

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies after guards pepper-spray him

An inmate at the federal Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn died after being pepper sprayed by prison officers on Wednesday, a Bureau of Prisons spokesp [...] Read full article: Inmate at Brooklyn federal lockup dies a...→

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' federal courts as Trump, Republicans keep judicial confirmations coming

The report and publicity effort by Senate Democrats on Wednesday suggests they might be looking to use the federal courts as a political rallying cry for their [...] Read full article: Senate Dems raise alarm on 'captured' fe...→

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual town hall Thursday with Durbin, Duckworth

WGN-Channel 9 will originate a live virtual town on the coronavirus pandemic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday -- to be simulcast on news/talk WGN 720-AM and eight oth [...] Read full article: Feder: WGN to host statewide virtual tow...→

Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COVID-19; Expert Calls For Paid Sick Leave

Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COVID-19; Expert Calls For Paid Sick Leave

It’s about more than just masks and hand sanitizer – on Tuesday night, one health expert told us what’s needed to keep people safe from the novel coronavirus a [...] Read full article: Ford Plant Workers Sound Alarm About COV...→

Midwest manufacturing workers sound alarm over COVID-19 outbreaks

Midwest manufacturing workers sound alarm over COVID-19 outbreaks

“Nobody did a thing until after there were positive cases,” a former plant worker in North Dakota told NBC News. Read full article: Midwest manufacturing workers sound alar...→

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be Released From the Federal Prison Following Weeks of Pressure

After weeks of pressure from family members and government officials, an inmate at Terminal Island federal prison walked out Thursday morning, leaving behind t [...] Read full article: Terminal Island Inmate Among First to be...→

Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus sparks drop in cancer diagnoses

Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus sparks drop in cancer diagnoses

The coronavirus pandemic may be dissuading people from getting cancer screenings, and health experts are concerned, according to a report. Read full article: Doctors sound alarm as coronavirus spark...→

8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Terminal Island federal prison

Nearly 70% of inmate at the low-security prison and 15 staff have tested positive for the coronavirus. Read full article: 8th inmate dies of coronavirus at Termin...→

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only Inmate on Federal Death Row

Philadelphia drug kingpin Kaboni Savage has been awaiting federal execution since 2014 when he was convicted of murdering 12 people, which included a family of [...] Read full article: Kaboni Savage: Meet Philadelphia’s Only ...→

Dentists Sound Alarm Over Equipment Shortages

Dentists in our area are sounding the alarm about shortages and confusion amid the coronavirus pandemic. Sarah Wallace reports.... A New York City hospital is [...] Read full article: Dentists Sound Alarm Over Equipment Shor...→

VA, veterans groups sound alarm on mental health during coronavirus pandemic

VA, veterans groups sound alarm on mental health during coronavirus pandemic

Veterans’ advocacy groups say a surge of mental health needs is on the horizon as the coronavirus pandemic strains resources and increases social isolation. Read full article: VA, veterans groups sound alarm on menta...→

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Manchin says federal government stopping inmate transfers to West Virginia amid coronavirus

Sen. Joe Manchin said Friday that the federal government has halted out-of-state inmate transfers to West Virginia amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Manchin says federal government stopping...→

New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Menendez Tries To Secure $500 Billion In Federal Aid

New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Menendez Tries To Secure $500 Billion In Federal Aid

New Jersey mayors from nearly a dozen cities were on a conference call Tuesday requesting federal funding to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: New Jersey Mayors Sound Alarm As Sen. Me...→

Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside Federal Jail In Brooklyn Are Promoting Spread Of COVID-19

Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside Federal Jail In Brooklyn Are Promoting Spread Of COVID-19

A former chief medical officer for the city jails said that the jail was "ill-equipped" to stop the spread of COVID-19, and that jail administrators were destr [...] Read full article: Doctor Sounds Alarm: Conditions Inside F...→

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

Fight over inmate health moves from state to federal court

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Advocates who allege Connecticut prison inmates are being put at risk of COVID-19 are focusing their efforts in federal court. A... Read full article: Fight over inmate health moves from stat...→

Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels For Homeless Near Parks, Schools

Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels For Homeless Near Parks, Schools

Protesters who say a plan to house the homeless in a Covina hotels poses a threat to neighborhing schools and parks were set to hold a rally Friday. Read full article: Covina Homeowners Sound Alarm On Hotels ...→

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid Outbreak at Fort Worth Prison

An inmate at the Federal Medical Center Fort Worth died Wednesday of coronavirus, the Bureau of Prisons announced. Read full article: Federal Inmate Dies of Coronavirus Amid ...→

Reputed gang member released from federal jail amid spread of COVID-19, as inmate on R. Kelly’s floor tests positive

Reputed gang member released from federal jail amid spread of COVID-19, as inmate on R. Kelly’s floor tests positive

A judge on Tuesday released a reputed gang member convicted of a weapons charge to home confinement, saying overcrowding at the Metropolitan Correctional Cente [...] Read full article: Reputed gang member released from federa...→

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named to congressional task force to advise Trump on reopening economy

Democratic Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth of Illinois, two of the most vociferous critics of President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, have [...] Read full article: Sens. Dick Durbin, Tammy Duckworth named...→

73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro Dies Of Coronavirus-Related Complications

73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro Dies Of Coronavirus-Related Complications

SAN PEDRO (CBSLA) — A 73-year-old inmate at a federal prison in San Pedro died from coronavirus-related complications, the Federal Bureau of Investigations sai [...] Read full article: 73-Year-Old Federal Inmate In San Pedro ...→

Federal prisons make inmate calling, video visits free during pandemic

Federal prisons make inmate calling, video visits free during pandemic

Sen. Amy Klobuchar had led a dozen senators in raising the issue of the exorbitantly high costs that phone carriers charge to prison inmates. Read full article: Federal prisons make inmate calling, vid...→

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federal agencies to address Asian America coronavirus racism

“There has not been a concerted effort from federal agencies to prevent and address anti-Asian sentiment related to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the Senators wrote. Read full article: Warren, Duckworth, Hirono call on federa...→

Alarm bells sound over historic deficit spending, as coronavirus bills could near $5T

Alarm bells sound over historic deficit spending, as coronavirus bills could near $5T

The U.S. government is poised to spend an unprecedented sum of money on its response to the coronavirus crisis, with a potential final price tag of nearly $5 t [...] Read full article: Alarm bells sound over historic deficit ...→

Correction officers sound alarm over unsafe conditions at Rikers Island during COVID-19 outbreak

Correction officers sound alarm over unsafe conditions at Rikers Island during COVID-19 outbreak

Correction officers at Rikers Island are sounding the alarm on unsafe working conditions at the facility as hundreds of officers tested positive for COVID-19. Read full article: Correction officers sound alarm over uns...→

Video shows inmate pleading for help inside Ohio federal prison

Video shows inmate pleading for help inside Ohio federal prison

A video recorded inside the Elkton Federal Prison in Ohio shows an inmate pleading for help after at least 3 inmates have died from COVID-19. Read full article: Video shows inmate pleading for help ins...→

Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid pandemic

The biofuel may be controversial to some, but not to Illinois' U.S. senators, who want it cut of $14 billion set aside to help agriculture in the COVID-19 reli [...] Read full article: Durbin, Duckworth want ethanol aid amid ...→

Florida election officials sound the alarm ahead of November

Florida election officials sound the alarm ahead of November

Florida, always a battleground for presidential elections, could make or break President Donald Trump's effort to win a second term. Read full article: Florida election officials sound the ala...→