30 min ago | The Daily News Journal
More than 60% of men arrested in five U.S. cities used at least one illegal drug, but fewer than 15% received drug treatment, a government report found.
4 hrs ago | Gazette.net
The simultaneous unlocking in April of 500 electronic cell doors at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in Boyds was triggered by a software upload and not by power outages, according to county officials.
9 hrs ago | Berkshire Eagle
One of two city men accused of stabbing and robbing a teen of $5 last May admitted to his role in the crime and was sentenced on Tuesday to up to six years in state prison.
9 hrs ago | OpEdNews
If given the attention it deserves, an important new book is certain to make significant contributions to the public discussions of US prison policy.
10 hrs ago | KLFY-TV Lafayette
Authorities say a 40-year-old corrections officer assigned to the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola has been arrested in a Livingston Parish home invasion case.
14 hrs ago | Patch.com
A man who spent 18 years on Pennsylvania's "Most Wanted" List has pleaded guilty to a 1994 murder in a South Bethlehem parking lot.
ADOC officials report that Anthony Jones, 54, was stabbed during a fight with another inmate at the Donaldson Correctional Facility.
Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte announced Wednesday that Rodney Bouffard has been promoted to warden at the Maine State Prison after serving as acting warden for several months.
A 68-year-old North Arlington man, busted by Kearny police for alleged drug distribution, has turned out to be a convicted murderer who was paroled 17 months ago from a New York State prison, police reported.
Kenneth Justus, a death-row inmate at Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, was found dead in his cell Tuesday morning, authorities said.
On the evening after Jodi Arias' fate went to the jury, she seemed to hold out hope against the inevitable.
Bryan Lisio, 25, of Hampton is facing two counts of felony robbery and two counts of second-degree assault for the Jan.
An Albany area woman was arrested by State Police after allegedly attempting to bring marijuana into the Marcy Correctional Facility.
A woman whose 7-year-old sister was molested inside a thrift store nearly two years ago told a judge Monday that the girl remains so scarred emotionally she refuses to be alone.
Maryland corrections officials recently adopted technology that blocks contraband cellphone use at one prison facility and plan to use the technology at other facilities soon.
Idaho Supreme Court justices rejected a man's bid to have a misdemeanor drug conviction purged from his record, something he'd sought after he was blocked from a job as a state prison guard.