Jarrod Stevens was 15 when he admitted to holding up a local sporting goods store in 1991, and killing
49-year-old employee Walter Lee.
A man has been jailed in central Pennsylvania after being ordered to stand trial on his ninth drunken-driving arrest, because prosecutors say the man has seven aliases—with seven different birth dates—and two Social Security numbers that he’s used after his arrests in several other states.
A California man has been sentenced to roughly five months in jail for pushing an umpire against a fence after being ejected from a softball game.
A New Jersey man who posed as a teen on Facebook and stalked and sexually assault two 14-year-old girls is going to prison.
The Fugitive Safe Surrender program will conduct its fourth and final operation in New Jersey in a few weeks. It’ll be based in Atlantic City, but will welcome non-violent offenders from just about anywhere who want to put their violations behind them.
Lenny Dykstra is going back to jail on a grand theft auto charge.
Gov. Chris Christie said New Jersey’s 15-year-old drug court program will be expanded as part of a plan to ease inmates’ transitions back to broader society and to get help for addicts who are involved in many crimes.
Police say a central Pennsylvania man hanged himself in a police station holding cell after being arrested on a theft charge.
Twenty-nine-year old American hikers Josh Fattal, whose family lives in Elkins Park, Montgomery County and Shane Bauer have been in jail in Iran for two years.
A new study says Philadelphia’s jail population decreased dramatically last year, mainly because of new procedures designed to make the criminal justice system more efficient.
A northern New Jersey lawmaker wants law enforcement officials to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested in the state.
A Pennsylvania man faces attempted homicide charges for allegedly beating his fiancée’s 2-year-old daughter because he thought the girl’s upbringing had been too lenient.
Former inmates and guards gathered at Eastern State Penitentiary Sunday to reminisce about the days when the prison was anything but a tourist attraction.
A dark past for a South Philadelphia man evolved into music which has turned his life around. That’s the story behind a documentary being created by Villanova students.
Dave Kimball is co-author of “The Burlington County Prison”.