Mississippi: Wide search for new leader of troubled prisons

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – Mississippi is looking nationwide for a new prisons director. The state’s prisons are reckoning with a recent outburst of violence that left five inmates dead and others injured, along with longstanding problems with vacant jobs and damaged facilities. Republican Gov. Tate Reeves is holding a news conference Thursday to announce the … Continue reading Mississippi: Wide search for new leader of troubled prisons