Jail Official Sentenced To Prison After Denying Medical Care To Dying Diabetic InmateA former Oklahoma jail administrator was sentenced to more than four years in federal prison after the 2013 death of a diabetic inmate that the official allegedly accused of faking an illness.
6 Corrections Officers At Montco Prison Accused Of Beating 2 InmatesSix corrections officers at the Montgomery County prison are facing criminal charges on accusations they assaulted two inmates on Valentine’s Day.
Pigeon Caught Trying To Smuggle Cellphone Into PrisonGuards were tipped off by a few inmates who were trying to catch the bird.
Multiple Delaware Prison Staff Members Reportedly Quit Since Fatal StandoffA total of 17 staff members have reportedly quit since the standoff.
Federal Appeals Halts Solitary Confinement PracticePennsylvania prisons can no longer keep former death-row inmates in solitary confinement after their sentences have been changed.
16-Year Department Of Corrections Veteran Dies In Delaware Prison StandoffA prison worker has been found dead after a nearly 20-hour standoff inside a maximum security prison in Smyrna, Delaware.
Former Pa. Congressman Chaka Fattah Begins 10-Year Prison TermA longtime Pennsylvania congressman convicted of racketeering is set to start a 10-year prison term.
Christie Vetoes Proposed Prison Confinement RulesNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed proposed legislation that would limit the use of solitary confinement within state prisons.
Ohio Cops: Woman Offered To Sell Sex For $60 And Some NachosPolice in Ohio are accusing a woman of selling sex for $60 and some nachos.
Guard, Inmate Dead Following Incident At Luzerne County PrisonThe prison was placed on lockdown for a short time, but officials say this was an isolated event.
Penn Professor Who Beat His Wife To Death Denied Early ReleaseA former Penn professor who beat his wife to death while she was wrapping Christmas presents will serve his full prison term.
Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Sentenced To More Than A Year In PrisonIn explaining his punishment, the judge called Hastert a "serial child molester."