Leavenworth Prison, a federal penitentiary. It is on the grounds of Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, an army post. The prison occupies about 1,000 acres (400 hectares) on a plot three miles (5 km) north of the city of Leavenworth. Leavenworth Prison was established in 1895. It houses about 3,000 inmates, who work in the prison factories or on one of the two farms.
Serial killers aren't always creepy loners who live with their mothers -- sometimes they're seemingly average churchgoers with wives and kids. How much do you know about the history of serial killers -- and would you know if one were living next door?
What if your pen pal was a prison inmate? That's the idea behind a prison project designed to connect middle school students with prisoners. What influence did these pen pals have on kids?