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An inmate accused of killing his cellmate at the Sterling Correctional Facility has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the heat of passion.
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A former Leicester Middle School teacher accused of sexually assaulting a 12-year-old female student was found guilty Friday afternoon.
Benjamin Kyker is very familiar with the Nevada prisons system, but the veteran prison guard could soon be bunking with the kind of men he's been guarding.
The nation's largest private prison company is asking a judge to seal documents in a lawsuit brought by inmates at a Corrections Corporation of America-managed prison in Idaho.
Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester.On Thursday corrections officials found the 63-year-old unresponsive in his cell.
The Justice Department says a sixth former Maryland prison guard has pleaded guilty in the 2008 beating of an inmate at the Roxbury Correctional Institution near Hagerstown.
Virginia is likely to take control of 300 acres of the 565- acre site around Fort Monroe by the end of the month.
Buffalo Police say they've arrested a second suspect in connection to the murder of a cab driver in March.
Authorities say a corrections officer at the state prison in Monroe, Wash., was treated at a hospital after an inmate punched him in the face during a religious service.
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.
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.
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.
If given the attention it deserves, an important new book is certain to make significant contributions to the public discussions of US prison policy.
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.
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.