Prison

Arizona Now Charges People $25 to Visit Prison Inmates
New legislation in Arizona allows the state’s Department of Corrections to impose a one-time “background check fee” of $25 on adults wishing to visit inmates at any of its 15 facilities.
Needless to say, families and prisoner advocacy groups are not happy, …
‘West Memphis Three’ Released from Prison
Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley and Jason Baldwin — better known as the “West Memphis Three” — were released from prison Friday after entering first-degree murder pleas for the 1993 deaths of three boys in West Memphis, Arkansas, a small community just outside Memphis, Tennessee.
In a somewhat confu…
Montana Prisoner Escaped And Still On The Loose
The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports that Steven Robb, 47, of Great Falls has escaped from prison and still has not been spotted. After serving time for a 20 year sentence, according to the Great Falls Tribune, for breaking into his estranged wife's house and assaulting a man with a bat and meta…