Wisconsin State agency withholds trove of prison records — from basic info to overdose video

Gov. Scott Walker's administration is keeping a trove of prison documents and videos to itself, preventing the public from examining information about alleged assaults, attempted suicides and the death of an inmate who allegedly overdosed on heroin.

In other instances, the Department of Corrections is releasing documents under the state's open records law after months of delay — a practice that freedom of information experts deem improper. Continue…