Young inmates to be housed together
More than 1,000 hard-to-manage inmates ages 18 to 21 will be moved to a single Rikers Island facility by the end of the year. They will be required to take classes, receive counseling and be exempt from solitary confinement. The plan departs from the practice of housing young inmates with hardened prisoners.
Video studied for clues in officer death
Lake County authorities announced that several video tapes are now being analyzed in the pursuit of three men suspected of killing Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz on Tuesday. Police said videos from intersection cameras, private residents and businesses are in the hands of the Department of Homeland Security or the FBI.
Search for campus gunman continues
A Sacramento community college reopened as officers searched for a gunman who fatally shot one man and wounded two others in a parking lot at the edge of campus. Police Sgt. Doug Morse said the gunman ran from the scene after the shooting. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene, another was hospitalized and is expected to survive; a third was grazed by a bullet.
U.S. troops injured in Sinai bomb blasts
Four American and two international peacekeepers were wounded in bomb blasts on the Sinai Peninsula. They were with a coalition set up decades ago to keep the peace between Egypt and Israel.
Greenpeace hit with ban on donations
Greenpeace said that it would continue campaigning for clean air and against coal mining in protected forests despite the government’s revoking its permission to receive foreign donations. The government said the group had “prejudicially affected the economic interest of the state.”