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Jun 23, 2020

Nearly all Wisconsin prisoners who got virus have recovered

Nearly every inmate and worker in a Wisconsin prison who tested positive for COVID-19 has recovered, the state Department of Corrections reported on Monday.

Jun 4, 2020

Wisconsin prisons increase COVID-19 testing, quarantines

All prisoners and staff in Wisconsin's 36 adult prisons will be tested for COVID-19 under the state Department of Corrections' plan to resume more normal operations.

May 18, 2018

Correctional staff shortage adds up to costly overtime

A shortage of correctional officers to work in Wisconsin's prisons cost taxpayers more than $42 million in overtime last year.

Jul 15, 2016

Judge orders inmate’s force feeding to continue

A judge has ordered forced feeding to continue for a Waupun prison inmate who says the practice is punishment.

Jun 6, 2016

Inmates plan hunger strike to protest solitary confinement (UPDATE)

A small group of Wisconsin prison inmates plan to launch a hunger strike this week in hopes of persuading the Department of Corrections to eliminate long-term solitary confinement, likening it to torture.


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