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Inmate from bloody 1971 'San Quentin 6' escape attempt killed in California prison riot

WATCH ABOVE: A member of the infamous ‘San Quentin Six’ has been killed in prison. Steve Large reports.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday. 512 more words

World

Ramblings: Stupid Criminals, part 1

By Hal Collier, LAPD Retired

We are happy that 35-year veteran Hal Collier is sharing his ‘stories behind the badge’ with us.

Just about everybody is aware that criminals are not the smartest individuals on the planet.  986 more words

Law Enforcement

Illicit Drugs 'Rampant' In California State Prisons

VACAVILLE, Calif. (AP) – California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it’s unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates. 844 more words

News

Illicit Drugs 'Rampant' In California Prisons Despite Stepped-Up Searches

VACAVILLE (CBS/AP) — California inmates are dying of drug overdoses at nearly triple the national rate and it’s unclear whether the tough steps state officials took this year to stop illicit drugs from getting into prisons are having any effect, though they are prompting criticism from civil rights advocates. 857 more words

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Bat Man: Video: CNN World News Special: Pelican Bay State Prison

First of all, just to speak of Susan Rook at CNN. I miss her, I wish she would come back. She’s so freakin cute and sweet and makes hard news worth listening to and watching just with her beautiful baby-face and sweet voice. 234 more words

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