By Kevin Johnson
July 21, 2014
Chapter 1: Hordes of inmates are ill
FRACTURED SYSTEM PLAGUED BY PROBLEMS
NEWPORT, R.I. — Inside a cluttered downtown apartment that she shares with a cat, the 57-year-old woman is in the midst of a near-meltdown. "There's three of them,'' she tells two police officers, referring to "these predators who won't leave me alone. Those sons of bitches won't let me go. ''