South Carolina News Articles
Abu Ghraib Right Here In South Carolina Federal Prison, Says Abused Inmate Inmate Larry Lawton says at three inmates have died due to improper medical attention. He has sent letters to numerous U.S. Senators without a response and is filing legal charges against prison authorities for his own medical condition being ignored by authorities. August 4, 2005

S.C. PRISON SYSTEM REELING - February 4, 2003 - South Carolina's prison system, struggling under recent budget cuts, says it might need to release workers - and possibly 2,600 inmates - to avoid a $20 million deficit. Public documents show the agency is nearing its breaking point: About 1,600 of the system's more than 22,000 inmates are sleeping on mattresses in gyms and day rooms or living three to a two-person prison cell;