World Nov 13

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Ecuador seeks to restore order after prison riot, in Guayaquil
Ecuador battle between prison gangs leaves at least 68 dead

A prolonged gun battle between rival gangs inside Ecuador’s largest prison early Saturday left at least 58 inmates dead in the latest violence to hit the Litoral Penitentiary, which recently saw the country’s worst prison bloodbath.

Feb 06

Inmates at St. Louis jail set fires, break out windows

Inmates at a St. Louis jail set fires, broke out windows and threw things from fourth-floor windows Saturday in the latest disturbance over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions that have limited visits and stalled court proceedings, officials said.