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Crime and Justice News incorrectly stated on Tuesday that Colette Peters is the first female director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Kathleen Hawk Sawyer directed the agency from 1992 to 2003. Peters was the first female director of the Oregon Department of Corrections.


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Miss Kansas, An Abuse Victim, To Fight Domestic Violence

A video of Miss Kansas calling out her domestic violence abuser from the stage the night she was crowned is creating support on social media. Alexis Smith, who works overnight shifts as a cardiothorac

Omaha New Juvenile Detention Center is Complete But Empty

Something is missing in Omaha’s new juvenile detention center: the juveniles. A year after the controversial project’s completion, the $27 million, 64-bed center remains empty, because it’s not big en


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