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Prison Riot

Deadly brawls at a maximum security prison in South Carolina leave 7 dead and 17 injured.

It’s the deadliest U.S. prison riot in 25 years. Three separate fights began inside Lee Correctional Facility prison at 7 pm Sunday, then spread into 7 hours of uninterrupted violence which left 7 inmates dead and 17 more wounded. Most of the dead were killed by slashing or stabbing with homemade knives. Emergency crews from six agencies responded to the…

Prison Standoff Over

Police were able to break up a hostage situation at Delaware's largest prison.

  A hostage standoff in a Delaware prison has come to a deadly end. Police tactical teams were able to force their way in and rescue a female hostage after some inmates reportedly shielded her from harm. A 16-year veteran corrections officer, forty-seven-year-old Steven Floyd was killed in the ordeal. The head of the guards union insists Floyd’s death was…