Reported Assault Of Inmate By Corrections Guard At Philadelphia PrisonPhiladelphia Prison System spokeswoman Shawn Hawes says she knows about the incident, but was told the guard used appropriate force.
Berks County Inmate Fails To Return From Work ReleaseRandy Allen Robertson, a 24-year-old from Reading, did not show up at the Berks County Prison at the scheduled time following work release.
Pa. Inmate Who Reportedly Molested Girls While Incarcerated Gets More Prison Time A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined.
Escaped NJ Inmate Captured In PhiladelphiaCorrections Department spokeswoman Deirdre Fedkenheuer says 38-year-old Michael Gonzalez was captured around 2 a.m. Friday by members of the New Jersey Fugitive Task Force.
Police Say Woman Smuggled Drugs To Inmate Via KissState police are investigating a report that a woman smuggled drug-filled balloons to her western Pennsylvania inmate boyfriend by passing them mouth-to-mouth during a kiss.
Austrian Native Convicted Of Soliciting Fellow Inmate To Kill His Wife, Then Trying To Have That Man Killed As WellIn a plot worthy of a movie, a Philadelphia man has been convicted of assaulting his wife before soliciting a fellow inmate to kill her, then trying to solicit a second inmate to kill the intended hitman.
Reinstating Pell Grants For PrisonersTwenty years ago Congress signed a bill ending the opportunity for prisoners to be eligible for Pell grants. There's a move on to change that.
State Police: Prison Typist Raped, Choked By Inmate Despite AlertThe July 25 assault prompted state corrections officials to review security procedures and the placement of civilian employees and has now resulted in rape and other charges against the inmate.
Security Officer Charged For Sexual Relations With Female Inmate Delaware State Police have arrested a security officer after it was reported he had been engaging in sexual relations with a female inmate.
Fired Pennsylvania Prison Guard Gets 45 Days For Freezing ShacklesA fired guard must spend 45 days in jail for placing freezing shackles on a female inmate after she previously complained about how cold the metal restraints could be.
Prison Guard Accused Of Buying Stereo, Big-Screen TV From InmateAn Erie County Prison guard has been suspended indefinitely after allegations that he bought a car stereo and a big-screen television from an inmate who was trying raise bond money.
Inmate Escapes From Delaware FacilityOfficials say an inmate has escaped from the Plummer Community Corrections Center in Wilmington.