• dc jail Oct 21, 2020

    DC Jail Working to Register Inmates to Vote

    For the first time, incarcerated felons are eligible to vote in District races after the D.C. Council passed a new law this summer. Last week, the News4 I-Team reported challenges with getting federal inmates registered for this year’s election. Scott MacFarlane shows how the D.C. Jail is helping local inmates there prepare to cast ballots from behind...

  • dc jail Oct 20, 2020

    DC Jail Registers Hundreds of Inmates to Vote

    Voter enthusiasm has new meaning when it comes to Joel Caston. At 44 years old, Caston is voting in his very first election.  “You feel like a kid on Christmas Day and you unwrap the gift and now you’re eager to know what’s inside,” Caston said, describing the moment he opened his by-mail ballot.   Caston is one of at...

  • coronavirus Jun 9, 2020

    COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

    An investigation by Scott MacFarlane and the News4 I-Team finds D.C. men fighting to protect themselves from COVID-19 in some of the worst prison hot spots in the nation.

  • coronavirus Jun 9, 2020

    COVID-19 Raises Concerns About DC Inmates in Federal Prison Hot Spots

    Nearly 3,000 men convicted of felonies in Washington, D.C., are under a prison lockdown order, and nearly 100 are serving their time in COVID-19 hot spots in the federal prison system, according to a review of D.C. and federal records by the News4 I-Team.     Without its own state prison, the District sends its citizens convicted of felonies to...

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