“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Teresa Giudice is petitioning to serve most of her federal prison sentence in a halfway house.
I bet if we told you to think of something that’s both terrifying and vintage, creepy dolls and your parents’ prom pictures would be the first two things to pop into mind. But, what if we told you about something older and even more terrifying than those vintage pictures? Just imagine one of the first penitentiaries in the country, where prisoners were held in solitary confinement for their entire stay, getting turned into a haunted house for Halloween (told ya there was something scarier than seeing your mom with a mullet).
Eastern State Penitentiary, which opened nearly 200 years ago, is in line for a $500,000 state grant to help with its preservation.
A Philadelphia man has been sentenced to 232 months in prison for aggravated identity theft, bank fraud, access device fraud, counterfeit currency fraud and conspiracy.
District Attorney Seth Williams and other officials held a press conference to bring attention to a bill sitting in the state House and Senate.
A 38-year-old Germantown man has been sentenced to 37-and-half to 65 years in prison for a 1998 gunpoint rape in North Philadelphia.
The man accused of killing his caseworker and causing a Delaware County medical center to be put on lockdown is out of the hospital and in prison.
The director of a state prisons oversight committee says there appears to be legitimate concerns about the job a private vendor is doing feeding Ohio inmates.
Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old David Marshall received a 27-month sentence Wednesday. He had pleaded guilty in January to wire fraud.
According to the County Prosecutor, a Trenton man was sentenced to 28 years in prison for an incident involving kidnapping and sexual assault back in May 2012.
A man who pleaded guilty to aggravated manslaughter charges stemming from a fatal shooting at a southern New Jersey apartment complex has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
A former US Airways baggage claim handler was sentenced this week to 11 years in prison for his role in a violent drug gang including using his position with the airline to help smuggle drugs and money.
Another state prison term has been handed down to a New Jersey man who fled to Canada just before he was due to be sentenced for stealing from his neighbors after Tropical Storm Irene.
Officials say between February 2010 and July 2011, Mickens, a former US Airways baggage claim handler at PHL, used his airport access card to smuggle hundreds of thousands of dollars in drug proceeds through the airport.
A convicted murderer accused of having persuaded a woman to bring two girls to visit him in a northeastern Pennsylvania prison so he could molest them has been sentenced to additional prison time and fined.