Alaska Ombudsman finds state at fault in prisoner cases

first_imgThe Alaska Ombudsman says the Department of Corrections mishandled cases involving prisoners in Palmer and Anchorage.KTUU-TV reports that Ombudsman Linda Lord-Jenkins found the department at fault in a report released Friday.The report substantiated complaints from seven inmates at the Palmer Correctional Center who say they were punished for plotting an escape based only on accusations from a confidential informant.Lord-Jenkins wrote that the informant had a questionable disciplinary record and that there’s no evidence that the accused inmates even knew each other. One was a 70-year-old man who now has trouble walking.The report also found that a federal inmate was held in solitary confinement at the Anchorage Correctional Center for two years without being told the reason.Lord-Jenkins called the incident “alarming.”last_img read more

VIDEO Charles Barkley paid a crew member 1000 to cut off his

first_imgHipster man buns are a scourge on our society, and Charles Barkley is on a one man mission to end the pretentious haircut.Last night, Barkley paid an Inside the NBA crew member a $1,000 to cut off his man bun, live on the air. Like most dudes with the annoying do, the kid was cash strapped and opted to amputate his bun for the grand.Thank you Charles Barkley, only 8,000,000 more to go.Snip, snip! ✂️Chuck gets rid of the man bun! ?— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) April 11, 2017 Advertisementlast_img