State Prisons News
News on State Prisons continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
2 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
A Connecticut man cleared of murder and rape charges after being locked up for two decades made an emotional appeal for millions in compensation on Tuesday, telling the state claims commissioner about the fear he endured in prison.
3 hrs ago | Courier News
Teacher gets prison term for sex assault of students Jaclyn Melillo admitted to sexually assaulting two male teens last year Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1mVYIhE A former English teacher at Sayreville War Memorial High School has been sentenced to four years in state prison for sexually assaulting two teenage male ... (more)
7 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton
A former New Jersey high school teacher who sexually assaulted two 16-year-old male students is now headed to prison.
11 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
The San Francisco Chronicle reported Monday that 32-year-old Alan Benjamin Velete of Redwood will be sentenced to no more than three years in state prison in the plea deal.
Inside a cluttered downtown apartment that she shares with a cat, a 57-year-old woman is in the midst of a near-meltdown.
A physically fit inmate who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and breaking it apart, according to an investigative report released Monday.
A man who was a known flight risk escaped from a central Arizona jail by hoisting himself atop a basketball hoop, grabbing on to an overhead security fence and pulling it apart.
In this undated file photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections, an unidentified Arizona Corrections Officer adjusts the straps on the gurney used for lethal injections at the Arizona State Prison at Florence, Ariz.
Joey Fama, serving 32 years to life for the murder of 16-year-old Yusuf Hawkins, reveals how he and Tupac hit it off behind bars-and how his view of race changed.
Jeremy Noelle is the Local Union Council 31 representative for the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees.
Amnesty International France and La Boite a Bulles have published a 128-page French language graphic novel entitled Panthers in the Hole.
Kristina Fetters at the Iowa Correctional Institution for Women on Thursday, Sept.
A southern New Jersey woman who fatally stabbed a man last year during an argument in his home has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.
Officials say an inmate is back in custody after he escaped from a Greer County minimum security prison last Wednesday.
McAlester - Joshua Drake once was offered the chance to be a corrections officer but turned it down because he didn't want to leave his wife and aging parents for six weeks to train hundreds of miles away in El Reno.
Oregon's biggest prison held 3,056 prisoners on Friday and employed nearly 900 staffers, a corrections colossus that, if incorporated, would be the second-biggest city in Malheur County.
Updated: Tue Jul 29, 2014 03:14 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC