A Cook County Jail inmate locked up only five days ago jumped into a construction pit and was trapped as he and other inmates were escorted to kitchen duty this afternoon, a jail spokesman said. The man, 40, was expected to be given a psychological evaluation at Cermak Hospital after being treated this afternoon at [...]
Honduras is beginning the grim task of identifying the victims of a prison fire that killed more than 350 people.
An inmate in the Fresno County Main Jail was stabbed repeatedly in the midsection Tuesday morning, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said.
Sentencing resumed Tuesday for a man convicted of stabbing another inmate during a riot at the Pendleton Correctional Facility. Joseph Martin was sentenced to 18 years at the Department of Correction, with no time suspended.
Authorities warn not to be tricked by inmates and others asking you to call phone numbers starting with *72.
As if he were having a discussion about a movie he watched the night before, Jahmell Crockam told a fellow inmate at the Ocean County Jail how he murdered a police officer with a gunshot that was “up close and personal,” that onetime inmate testified Tuesday.
The Justice Ministry on Monday replaced Hiroshi Shimada as head of Hiroshima Prison following an inmate's escape from the prison in January.
Authorities in North Cotabato launched a manhunt against an inmate who escaped while being treated at a government-owned hospital around 3 a.m. Sunday, a jail officer said.
A dryer in a laundry room at the Pinellas County Jail caught fire Friday morning, but the flames were quickly extinguished by deputies and there were no injuries.
A Norwalk man being transported to the Huron County Jail apparently tried to bring some heroin with him.
Department of Public Safety Commissioner Michael Thompson created a high-ranking job for a close friend who was fired from the Department of Corrections in 1995 for excessive force and civil rights violations, records show.
An investigation by The Standard into HMP North Sea Camp open prison has revealed the offences which were committed by prisoners, including 66 counts of murder/attempted murder.