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Bucks County, prison guards sued for pepper spraying, restraining woman with mental illness

A Yardley couple is suing Bucks County and 10 county jail employees over what they allege were civil rights violations against their daughter, 29-year-old Kim Stringer.  

By Brett Sholtis

Prison guards, inmates lack vaccine access as COVID-19 rages at SCI Forest

Three Pennsylvania corrections officers and six prisoners have died from the virus in the past week.

By Brett Sholtis

Police and prison guards demand compliance. That only makes situations worse for people with serious mental illness in Pa.

Use of force reports from Bucks County jail offer a glimpse into a criminal justice system unequipped to deal with people who may be having a crisis.

By Brett Sholtis

Outbreak at Lewisburg federal prison drives surge in Union County COVID-19 cases

Sparsely populated Union County has the highest COVID-19 case rate in Pennsylvania.
By Brett Sholtis

Five days after inmates speak out, woman with severe mental illness gets moved from Bucks County jail

Kimberly Stringer was transferred from the jail to a state psychiatric hospital after inmates’ claims about mistreatment and ‘horrific’ conditions became public.

By Brett Sholtis