A group of high-powered lawyers working for free has delivered a scathing report about top Sheriff's officials not just tolerating, but encouraging, excessive violence against inmates in County jails. The big question is whether the Sheriff will implement or ignore upcoming recommendations for reforms. Also, three people have now died from hantavirus in Yosemite National Park, which failed to warn visitors of the danger despite requests from state public health officials. Some 22,000 people might have been exposed. On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, Republicans, Democrats and "the Middle Class."
Investigators Condemn Sheriff Brass in Jail Abuse Probe
From this Episode:
Hantavirus Outbreak at Yosemite
Hantavirus is a rare cause of disease, but it can be deadly, as visitors to Yosemite Valley are finally been warned. Eight have contracted the mouse-borne ailment since June...
4 min, 37 sec
The Mythology of the Middle Class
The convention halls in both Tampa and Charlotte echoed with outreach to the Middle Class, starting with the wives of both candidates for the White House. Both Democrats and...
31 min, 1 sec