Victims' Rights Advocate To Represent Families Of Murder Victims During Pope's Visit To PrisonShe's hoping for something special for the many others grieving.
Inmates At Curran-Fromhold Make Special Gift For Pope FrancisWhen Pope Francis meets with inmates at Curran-Fromhold on the second day of his trip to Philadelphia, he'll be greeted with a seat fit for a king.
Pope to Visit Same Philadelphia Prison Housing a Jailed PriestMsgr. William Lynn, the former secretary for clergy in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, was convicted of one count of child endangerment and is in prison as his appeals play out.
Prisoner Advocacy Group Looks Toward Pope's Visit To Philadelphia Prison With HopeThe Pennsylvania Prison Society serves as an advocacy group for those incarcerated, working to make sure prisoners are humanely treated and given adequate resources.
Drexel Course Teams Up Prison Inmates With Students To Improve Self-EsteemThe course "Prison, Society and You" seeks to change the lives of those on both sides of the prison bars.
Stabbing In Northeast Philadelphia Prison Leaves 1 Inmate DeadA stabbing incident at the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility along State Road in Northeast Philadelphia left one inmate dead and three others hospitalized.
Escaped Prisoner Killed In Failed Jewelry Store RobberyAccording to police, a suspect who was fatally shot during a botched jewelry store robbery in which the store's owner was also killed is the same man who escaped from a Philadelphia prison last week.