Inside Tour of the Meth Trade 1
Hits and Runs Over His Own Uncle 2
Crack Argument Leads to Murder 3
Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 4:59 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Marks allegedly faked illness to delay her trial for duping suckers out of $300K Now she claims she's being kept in jail because she's too sick to work outside her cell, and a big-time lawyer says she's got a case. Westword has the story.

Monday, July 14, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Andrews got eight decades even though none of the crimes he committed were violent. The difference is huge between his treatment and that of a sheriff who pushed for his sentence before disgracing himself. Westword has the story.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 6:01 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Ex-Aryan Brotherhood member Silverstein was convicted of four prison murders; one was overturned. Student lawyers sued over his decades in solitary, but judges have okayed it, and here's why. Westword has the story.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 4:54 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: More and more data suggests that solitary confinement for prisoners with mental issues constitutes causes many to lose their last grip on sanity. Officials are finally starting to listen -- and take action. Westword has the story.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 6:02 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Adams was seventeen in 1992, when he joined fellow teen Jacob Ind in a bizarre plot to kill Ind's mother and stepfather. His mental state was shaky even then (he claimed he could levitate), and it only grew worse in stir. Westword has the story.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: About half of the inmates at any given time are awaiting trial and either haven't made bail or can't afford it. And a big chunk of juvies are behind bars for technical violations rather than adult-type crimes. Westword has the story.

Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4:57 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Raemisch has criticized the widespread use of solitary confinement, particularly when it comes to the mentally ill. What did he learn from his lonely time in confinement? Did it change his views? Westword has the story.

Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:02 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: At no point during the seven months he was behind bars was Owen provided with a sign language interpreter or a device to let him communicate with anyone, including his mom. How widespread are the problems? Westword has the story.

Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 6:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The juror, who works for a law firm, was disgusted as he watched a death penalty prosecution against a man whose life fell apart after a possibly wrongful conviction. His wrath scorches Brauchler's team. Westword has the story.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 at 5:00 am

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Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Once upon a time, prisoners in the state were given the princely sum of $2 per day. But that was cut by two-thirds years ago. Keyes is fed up, and one reason involves toilet paper. Westword has the story.