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Jailers Worry About Dental Floss As A Weapon

Dental floss may prevent toothaches, but it’s given jailers plenty of headaches. When a group of New York prisoners sued last month to demand access to dental floss, officials said they had to consider “security issues.”


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Police: Man Hangs Himself While In Custody At Houston Jail

Authorities are investigating what appears to have been a suicide in Houston’s central jail.