Originally published on Mon February 11, 2013 3:10 pm
Well, it has happened again. Twice.
Inmates at a maximum security prison in Arizona were stricken with botulism after consuming homemade hooch that's called "pruno" inside the big house.
Eight inmates wound up in the hospital in November after drinking the stuff. In August, four prisoners at the same facility were hospitalized.
The symptoms of botulism include blurred vision, dry mouth and difficulty swallowing and breathing.
Originally published on Fri February 1, 2013 11:09 am
In popular lore — movies, books and blogs — criminals who go to prison don't come out reformed. They come out worse.
Colorado’s prison population is diminishing so quickly that the state could close 2 to 10 prisons in the coming 18 months.