A corrections officer at a men’s state prison in New Jersey has been arrested for allegedly assaulting and physically punishing inmates, including using a tactic described as the “fence treatment,” the U.S. attorney’s office said Friday. Jonathan Dienst reports.
Harvey Weinstein has tested positive for coronavirus, the head of the New York state corrections officers union confirmed to NBC News Monday. Michael Powers, president of the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, said he had learned a day earlier the convicted rapist and sex abuser had tested positive. Weinstein has been at Wende Correctional Facility...