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”.
Officials say an inmate has escaped from the Plummer Community Corrections Center in Wilmington.
A man is sitting in an outdoor makeshift jail cell in North Philadelphia, trying to send a message of hope and a warning to young people.
Officials say a suburban Philadelphia jail has suspended two employees after an inmate was mistakenly freed— the seventh time such a thing has happened this year.
The remaining two American hikers jailed in Iran were permitted a brief phone call to their families during the Thanksgiving weekend.