New Orleans Jail http://wwno.org en Feds Find 'Alarming Conditions' at N.O. Jail http://wwno.org/post/feds-find-alarming-conditions-no-jail <p>NEW ORLEANS (AP) &mdash; The Justice Department says its recent inspection of the New Orleans jail found &quot;alarming conditions&quot; and uncovered persistently high rates of prisoner-on-prisoner violence and staff misconduct. Authorities have been negotiating terms of a consent decree that would require certain changes at Orleans Parish Prison.</p> Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:37:37 +0000 The Associated Press 9299 at http://wwno.org