Seventy-three-year-old Joe Dougherty was sentenced to 19 years in prison, after being convicted of conspiracy, arson and extortion.
Mayor Michael Nutter’s plan to purchase land in Northeast Philadelphia on which to build a new prison has collapsed in City Council.
Controversy is growing over Mayor Nutter’s plan to purchase land in the Northeast, potentially for a new prison. In the face of that, he seems to be trying to distance himself from the idea of a new jail house.
A central Pennsylvania horse trainer has been sentenced to 6 months in prison for rigging races by drugging up his rides.
A man on the street was wounded, but fortunately no children were hurt.
Rich Zeoli talked to crime reporter Josh Kovensky on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about paying prisoners minimum wage for the work they do while incarcerated.
A bill now under senate consideration would reduce the length of time someone is kept in isolation and require corrections officials to develop alternatives.
Acting State Comptroller Marc Larkins took a look at overtime records between 2010 and 2012.
A fire that ripped through a nearly 140-year-old central Pennsylvania prison has reignited.
Pennsylvania prison officials are promising to provide specialized treatment for mentally ill inmates as part of a settlement of a lawsuit filed by advocates for disabled.
Teresa Giudice entered the facility about 90 miles north of New York City on Monday, a spokesman for the Federal Correctional Institution confirmed.
Jayson Werth was sentenced to ten days in jail on Friday.
Vegas Police: Stabbing Victim Is Man Who Served Jail Time In Pa. For Making Lurid Phone Calls About Pantyhose
Nevada and Pennsylvania authorities identified the dead man on Tuesday as Rip Alan Swartz, 46.
A female prison guard trainee has been charged by the state Department of Corrections with having sex with an inmate — in the chapel of a central Pennsylvania prison.
Chopper 3 over the Philadelphia Industrial Correctional Center late Monday night.