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June 2, 2016

 

Holy Cross already offers a college degree program at Westville Correctional Facility.

Holy Cross Hopes To Expand Prison Education Efforts

Holy Cross is one of more than 200 colleges that applied to participate in the Second Chance Pell Pilot Program.

May 24, 2016

 

States need FCC permission to block cell signals.

Pence To FCC: Grant Autonomy In Ending Prison Cellphones

Cellphones that inmates have illegally in prison are universally seen as a security threat, but states need FCC permission to block cell signals.

May 17, 2016

 

The Inside-Out class at Indianapolis Re-entry Educational Facility meets. The class is part of an international program that brings college students and incarcerated people together to learn.

College Class Inside Prison Aims To Bring Students Together

The class is part of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, a program that brings college students and incarcerated people together with one goal: learning.

April 29, 2016

 

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Report Links Parents’ Jailtime To Health Problems For Kids

11 percent of Hoosier children have a parent who has been incarcerated. A new report highlights the impact of a parent's time behind bars.

January 27, 2016

 

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ACLU Indiana, Department Of Corrections Reach Settlement

In 2012, a judge found that the treatment of mentally ill prisoners violated 8th amendment protections against cruel and unusual punishment.

November 9, 2015

 

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Morning Headlines: Monday, November 9, 2015

'Recovery Works' is a new program that is paying for convicted felons to attend drug and mental health treatment centers instead of being sent to jail or prison

November 2, 2015

 

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Indiana Offenders Go Home Early As Part Of Federal Release

Thousands of federal inmates are being released from prisons and halfway houses as part of new federal drug crime sentencing guidelines.

June 12, 2015

 

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Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ June 11, 2015

What's behind the dramatic decrease of Indiana abortion rates. In part two of our series on the costs of prison we visit the Wabash Correctional Facility.

June 12, 2015

 

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The Hidden Price of Prison: Keeping Families Connected

Non-profit organizations like 'Use What You've Got Prison Ministry' help keep families and their incarcerated loved ones connected.

June 11, 2015

 

Floyd Teague talks to his daughter during a recent prison visit at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. He’s serving time for several felony convictions and hopes to be out in five years.

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What's behind the dramatic decrease of Indiana abortion rates. In part two of our series on the costs of prison we visit the Wabash Correctional Facility.

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