Pennsylvania Receives $1M Grant To Improve Education For Prison InmatesPennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel says the grant from the U.S. Department of Education will target adult offenders between 18 and 25 years old.
Execution Dates Set For Two Pa. Men, Unlikely To Be Carried OutThe Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has issued a notice of execution for two inmates – including a Philadelphia man. But a spokesman says Governor Wolf’s death penalty moratorium remains in effect.
What Jerry Sandusky Can Expect In Prison Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He'll be able to work a 30-hour week to make a few dollars. He'll be able to watch Penn State football, but not violent movies.
Mural Arts Symposium Focuses On Art's Anti-Crime Role in SocietyPhiladelphia's Mural Arts Program held its 2012 "Arts and Criminal Justice Symposium" in center city Philadelphia, part of its efforts to teach community groups how to use art to rehabilitate those both in and outside of the prison system.
Widow Of Slain Philadelphia Cop Demands Answers After Transfer Of Husband's KillerA representative of Pennsylvania's department of corrections has told Philadelphia's district attorney that Mumia Abu-Jamal is getting no special treatment.
Prisoners Return To Pennsylvania As Capacity IncreasesMore than a thousand Pennsylvania prisoners being housed in Michigan facilities due to overcrowding are now back in the state, although another thousand or so who are being housed in Virginia will stay there for the time being.