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Sentenced for life, prisoners convicted of felony-murder sue for chance at release

Across the state, more than 1,100 people are serving life terms for the crime.
By An-Li Herring/WESA

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Mass-testing bill gets thumbs down from Alleghency County council panel

With cases rising at U.S. jails and prisons in recent weeks, however, the issue continues to spark debate.
By An-Li Herring/WESA

Fewer people being released from Philly jails as pool of eligible cases shrinks

By the end of last week, 102 county inmates had been released, the lowest total since the emergency order took effect.
By Aaron Moselle/WHYY

SCI Huntingdon has second-most COVID-19 cases among Pa. state prisons

The Corrections Department said the coronvavirus entered the prison from the community.
By Min Xian/WPSU