Three Officers Assaulted at Iowa State Penitentiary
FORT MADISON, Iowa -- Three corrections officers at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison were assaulted by inmates on Thursday. The Iowa Department of Corrections says the officers were trying to stop a group of inmates from stabbing another inmate when they were injured. Two of the officers were taken to a nearby hospital to be checked out. The third was seen by medical personnel at the prison and returned to work. None of the officers were cut.