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Halfway Houses Actually Increase Repeat Crime

67% of Pa. inmates sent to one were rearrested, in prison, within 3 years: study

(Newser) - The New York Times calls the study "groundbreaking" and "startling": Inmates who stayed at one of the halfway houses on which Pennsylvania spends $110 million a year had an increased chance of committing another crime. The study, conducted by the Pennsylvania Corrections Department, found that 60% of inmates... More »

TI Leaves Jail, Heads to Halfway House

Rapper moves after 7 months of 1-year gun sentence

(Newser) - Rapper TI left jail today after serving about 7 months of his 1-year sentence, heading from the low-security facility in Arkansas to a halfway house in his hometown of Atlanta. The 29-year-old, whose real name is Clifford Harris, will likely remain there until March, XXL reports, under a federal sentence... More »

Gambling NBA Ref Gets Early Release After Mob Beating

(Newser) - The NBA ref imprisoned for betting on games will finish his 15-month sentence in a halfway house, the Tampa Tribune reports; he’ll be released Wednesday. A press release from a “prisoner advocacy group” said Donaghy is being sprung early because he “was injured during an assault in... More »

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