A new report out Monday shows major problems at Logan Correctional Center, a prison for women in central Illinois. Problems including overcrowding and a lack of preparation when it comes to serving the needs of female inmates. But Illinois’ correctional system says safety at the prison is “outstanding.”
Dozens of prisoners in a Venezuelan penitentiary center recently died after overdosing on stolen drugs, according to the government. But Jeremy McDermott of InSight Crime says there is reason to be skeptical of the official story. He tells us why.
Today, we continue part two of our discussion on the efforts to prevent young kids from returning to prison. We also get some soul sounds from Reclaimed Soul. And, later we remember a Chicagoan whose passion was old school soul music.