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Inmate found dead at DC jail

Tuesday - 08/06/2013, 08:58am EDT

Tags: D.C. Jail, suicide, Tom Faust, The Washington Post,

Stun gun-wielding suspect in D.C. assault found dead in jail cell

A Maryland man who police say wielded a Taser in the assault of a Northwest D.C. woman earlier this month has been found dead in his jail cell.

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 01:25pm EDT

Tags: Taser, assault, burglary, D.C. Jail

Deaf inmate says D.C. jail denied him interpreters

A profoundly deaf D.C. man says he was wrongly denied a sign language interpreter and handcuffed when he had visitors preventing him from signing during a 51-day sentence served last year at the District's contractor-run Correctional Treatment Facility.

Saturday - 02/02/2013, 07:39am EST

Tags: deaf, hearing impaired, deaf inmate, ACLU,