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Alabama: Warden and Guard Injured in Prison Riot

HeadlinesMar 14, 2016
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In Alabama, prisoners staged an uprising at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility, stabbing and wounding a warden and a guard, and setting at least one fire. The riot comes amid long-standing complaints about overcrowding in Alabama’s prisons, which currently hold nearly twice as many prisoners as they are designed to contain.

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