by Carimah Townes Sep 9, 2015
The chief prosecutor's report claims the 5'4 woman seemed to possess "superhuman strength" that forced the deputies to shock her four times.
by Carimah Townes Sep 3, 2015
“Research is showing us that in many cases segregation doesn’t work and is causing more harm than good."
by Aviva Shen Aug 29, 2015
He spent four months in jail for stealing a Mountain Dew, a Snickers bar and a Zebra Cake.
by Zack Ford Aug 19, 2015
Chelsea Manning's expired toothpaste and Vanity Fair magazine could keep her in medium security for longer and complicate future parole hearings.
by Natasha Geiling Aug 13, 2015
As climate change threatens to make fire season worse and prison reforms are reducing the state's source of cheap labor, California is reckoning with how it will fight fires in the future.
by Alan Pyke Aug 2, 2015
"Try to invest in the people that's investing in themselves," one student in the Goucher Prison Education Partnership at Maryland's Jessup prison told Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Friday.
by Alan Pyke Jul 31, 2015
"Let him give us the kind of support that he knows, but for the grace of God, he would need himself.”
by Kira Lerner Jul 30, 2015
The 1,092 inmates will be immediately moved from the "disastrous" building.
by Aviva Shen Jul 29, 2015
A new federal lawsuit says correctional officers at an Alabama jail used giant snakes as a "means of torture, harassment, control and intimidation against the inmates."
by Alan Pyke Jul 17, 2015
Michigan is switching from one for-profit food vendor in its prisons to another after a litany of health and safety scandals.