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February 2, 2017 1:59 PM Guard found dead, prison worker rescued as Delaware hostage standoff ends

A hostage standoff that unfolded in a Delaware maximum-security prison for nearly a day ended Thursday morning when police stormed the building, rescued one prison employee, and found a guard dead. The guard was not immediately named, but a relative told Fox News he was a married dad. The relative said the officer was from the area, along with many other 47

February 2, 2017 1:59 PM One hostage found dead, another rescued as officials secure Delaware prison after standoff

Delaware prison officials said Thursday morning one hostage was dead but a second was safe after authorities went into a building at the state's largest prison where inmates took staff members hostage. Officials said in a statement that the building where the disturbance occurred at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center is now secure. The prison is in Smyrna 57

February 2, 2017 8:12 AM Inmates demanding education, protesting Trump still holding hostages at Delaware prison

Inmates at the largest state prison for men in Delaware took four corrections department workers and fellow prisoners hostage Wednesday in a stand-off with authorities that had yet to be resolved more than 16 hours later on Thursday morning, forcing prisons across the state to enter lockdown. By early Thursday morning, the state Department of Correction 51

February 2, 2017 2:03 AM Latest: Officials: Another hostage out of prison, 2 inside

Another corrections employee and more than two dozen inmates have been released from a Delaware prison building where inmates had taken hostages, leaving authorities negotiating over the release of two more staffers. Authorities initially said five staff members had been taken hostage Wednesday at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. But at a news conference 40

February 1, 2017 11:36 PM Latest: Inmates cite Trump, education as motive for takeover

Inmates inside a Delaware prison where four staff members were being held hostage reached out to a newspaper in two phone calls to explain their concerns, including the leadership of the U.S., educational opportunities, rehabilitation and how the state spends money on prisons. Prisoners at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center funneled the calls Wednesday 48

February 1, 2017 7:29 PM Hostage Situation Ongoing at Delaware Prison

A hostage situation is ongoing at a Delaware prison today, according to a Delaware Department of Corrections official. The isolated incident at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna began around 11 a.m., said Chelsea Hicks of the Delaware Department of Corrections. Hicks did not comment on who is being held hostage but The Associated Press 50

February 1, 2017 7:15 PM Delaware prisons on lockdown over hostage situation, officials say

All prisons in the state of Delaware have been placed on lockdown Wednesday amid a hostage situation at one of the facilities, the state’s department of corrections announced. “Department of Correction Response Teams and the Delaware State Police are on scene responding to a hostage situation at James T. Vaughan Correction Center in Smyrna,” read a statement 65

February 1, 2017 6:28 PM "Emergency situation" prompts lockdown of all Delaware prisons

All Delaware prisons are on lockdown following an “emergency situation” at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna. Department of Correction spokeswoman Jayme Gravell said that it’s an “isolated incident” that began at approximately 10:30 a.m. Wednesday. Rep. William Carson (D-Smyrna), a member of the House Corrections Committee, said he had been briefed 57

January 27, 2017 11:01 AM Reality check: Many of Trump’s early vows will never actually happen

No one can accuse Donald Trump of campaigning in poetry. But after just one week in the White House, the new president is bumping up against the hard reality of governing in prose. Many of the sweeping actions President Trump vowed this week through his executive orders and proclamations are unlikely to happen, either because they are impractical, opposed 81

January 26, 2017 2:33 AM Leaked Draft of Executive Order Could Revive C.I.A. Prisons

At a Democratic caucus retreat on Wednesday, Senator Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee, told colleagues that both Mr. Mattis and Mike Pompeo, the newly installed C.I.A. director, had told him they had no knowledge of the draft order before it became public, according to another senator present at the retreat. For his part, Mr. Trump 46