Prisoners are punished with long periods of isolation, often for minor offenses, that can cause lasting mental health problems. Other states are moving to limit the practice.
Issue has taken on urgency after election, but many agencies fail to file annual reports with BCA.
The program is saving taxpayers at least $7 million a year in unnecessary medical costs.
Firefighters struggled to get to bodies in the rubble Saturday after a fire tore through a converted Oakland warehouse during a late-night electronic music party, killing at least 9 people and making the charred structure unsafe for emergency crews to enter. Officials said at least two dozen more were missing in the rubble of the building.
A Green Party-backed campaign changed its strategy to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election, won by Republican Donald Trump, and said late Saturday night that it will seek help in the federal courts, rather than the state courts.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman said his biggest regret as the county's top prosecutor was using grand juries to investigate the shootings of civilians by police, admitting that the process lacked transparency.
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