By Keri Blakinger Updated 1:53 pm CDT, Thursday, September 20, 2018 PHOTOS: Death in prison A 37-year-old man convicted of child pornography charges last month was found hanging in his cell this week at a federal detention center in downtown Houston. >>>Learn more about prisoner deaths at Texas state prisons in recent years ... less PHOTOS: Death in prison A 37-year-old man convicted of child pornography charges last month was found hanging in his cell this week at a federal detention center in downtown Houston. >>>Learn more ... more Huntsville Unitin HuntsvilleExecution: 13Suicide: 0Homicide: 0Natural: 2Accidental: 0 Huntsville Unit in Huntsville Execution: 13 Suicide: 0 Homicide: 0 Natural: 2 Accidental: 0 Photo: Rose Baca, Associated Press TDCJ Darrington Unitin … [Read more...] about Inmate dies of apparent suicide at federal prison in Houston
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Paul Egan Detroit Free Press Published 6:58 p.m. UTC Sep 6, 2018 LANSING Getting locked up in Michigan's only women's prison amounts to "cruel and unusual punishment" prohibited by the U.S. Constitution, say two experts who have studied the facility near Ypsilanti. The reports filed in federal court in Detroit say Women's Huron Valley Correctional Facility is severely overcrowded and lacks proper ventilation and adequate space for recreation and exercise. Those deficiencies are contributing to mental health problems such as depression and helping to drive an increase in suicide attempts and violent incidents, according to the reports. The reports were filed by plaintiffs' attorneys in a proposed class-action lawsuit that alleges the roughly 2,100 women prisoners are "packed into former closets and other converted rooms," lack adequate clothing and medical treatment, and are confined to their overcrowded cells most of the time because … [Read more...] about Women say conditions at crowded Michigan prison ‘cruel and unusual’
Forty people who attempted to commit suicide in central London in the past two years were recorded as being of "no fixed abode". City of London Police have recommended CCTV and anti-suicide nets be installed in the Square Mile, telling City council leaders they are dealing with an increasing number of attempts. The figures were revealed in a report to the City of London Corporation last week, which noted that while the attempts have increased, the number of actual suicides remains static due to intensive prevention efforts by authorities and charities working in the area. City of London Police findings from the last two years showed those most likely to attempt suicide in the City were aged between 45 and 59, and 60 per cent were male, in line with national trends. Read More News from west London The report noted that among the people who attempted or committed suicide in the period assessed, 210 were from the Greater London area, and 40 were of "no fixed abode". It does not clarify … [Read more...] about What’s being done to stop London’s homeless committing suicide
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Share on Google Plus Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google Plus Share via Email Share on LinkedIn Share on Pinterest Share on Tumblr Resize Text Print Article Comments To Your Health by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. by Cleve R. Wootson Jr. Email the author April 25 at 7:04 AM Email the author As 4-year-0ld Elianna Grace sat in the back seat of the SUV, battling her second fever in three days, her mom flashed back to the coughing and vomiting fit the preschooler had the previous weekend — and to a niggling fear about the girl's sudden illness. Elianna had spent April 14 playing in her … [Read more...] about She read about a 4-year-old’s mysterious death. A year later, it saved her own daughter’s life.
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest General Motors' private car museum has been a secret for years A secret for years, the private GM showroom displays 165 vintage cars of 700 owned. Designs range from 1902 to present, concept cars and road tested. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 9 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press Published 7:00 a.m. ET March 24, 2018 | Updated 8:33 a.m. ET March 24, 2018 CLOSE The General Motors Heritage Center at 6400 Center Drive protects one of the greatest vintage car collections in the world, curated and maintained by the Detroit-based automaker. Detroit Free Press CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN … [Read more...] about General Motors’ private car museum has been a secret for years