Like a scene out of a B-grade movie, a frail-looking Harvey Weinstein leaned on a walker yesterday looking pathetic. He passed by the reporters and protesters alike as he hobbled and looked like he as seeking out a modern-day Cecil DeMille for his close up. Smarmy bastard does not seem aware his close up was…
Jeffrey Epstein learns good reporting isn’t dead.
State figures show supervision violations, not new crimes, drive prison admissions.
After the incident, Horn Snapchatted the woman asking her “How you feeling champ?”
Nigg’s nephew has told news sites that Nigg attacked Fogle, 38, “for the victims and their families” and because he felt Fogle was flaunting his wealth in prison by buying extra food and protection (not very good, apparently) from bodyguards.
MacIver News Service – Persistent attendance in a private school through Milwaukee’s Parental Choice Program (MPCP) can decrease the likeliness of subsequent criminal activity, a University of Arkansas study has found.
Department of Transportation data shows Wisconsin judges have ordered 54,329 of these to be installed on convicted offenders’ vehicles from 2012-2015. Records show 30,756, or 56 percent, of the IIDs required have actually been issued.
When you pile up all the evidence showing state officials and the Walker administration had known for years of the horrors going on at Lincoln Hills, you have to ask why wasn’t something done about this? One possibility is they simply didn’t care. But a more likely explanation is they did not want to devote more resources to the problem.
After weeks of the governor insisting none of this was shared with him, the Journal Sentinel did a public records request asking the Walker administration for documents related to Lincoln Hills. The documents showed Walker’s office “was told multiple times over the past year about problems… including claims of violence against youths and staff, inadequate classroom time, and the need to improve sexual assault safeguards,” the newspaper reported. “On July 28, Kevin McCarthy, a retired corrections employee living near the Irma prison, wrote the governor’s office that he was concerned about the safety of his daughter and friends, who still work at the facility. ‘You have staff who are being assaulted, youth who are being assaulted, doors being broken, windows broken… does the sheriff’s department or state police need to get involved when the staff at Lincoln Hills’” lose control of the institution? McCarthy wrote.
Madison— When a Racine County youth was sexually assaulted and beaten in a Northwoods prison in 2012, state officials told his mother that something had happened but didn’t share with her the full and troubling picture.
The woman was contacted the next day and in the following days county officials were contacted as well, with officials at the Lincoln Hills School for Boys telling the county that the youth had been moved into a security unit, county records show. Inmates are typically sent there for acting out at the state-run prison 30 miles north of Wausau.
What the mother was not told is that on Jan. 13, 2012, another inmate had forced her son to perform a sex act and then struck him.
The woman instead waited more than two weeks to learn the ugly extent of the incident, in which her son waited for hours to be taken to a hospital and for which the aggressor was eventually convicted. It took repeated questioning from Racine County officials to bring the crime to light….
This case is the second shared with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in which a parent of a Lincoln Hills inmate learned of an attack against their son from someone else and not from the state officials charged with keeping him safe. Milwaukee County officials also learned from a tipster about youths from their county having their arms or wrists broken in November 2014….