A fired guard must spend 45 days in jail for placing freezing shackles on a female inmate after she previously complained about how cold the metal restraints could be.
Ed Ross, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons, said Hill reported Monday to federal prison in Danbury, CT.
The sentencing was Monday in Manhattan for Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., of Allentown, Pa. Each was given three to nine years in prison.
Former NFL star Chad Johnson is being released immediately from jail after apologizing to a judge for lack of respect when he slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week.
A former IRS employee was sentenced to 19 years in prison this week for a series of tax refund schemes that cost the government and taxpayers about $3 million.
Some 280 inmates could be housed in Salem, Cumberland and Burlington Counties come July 1st unless the public defenders prevail.
The report by state Comptroller Matt Boxer released Wednesday shows the state paid $23 million to prisoners over a 22-month period ending in April 2011.
A Camden man has pleaded guilty to a role in a scheme to steal checks from industrial-park mailboxes and cash them.
A coalition of groups opposed to mass incarceration has announced plans to hike from Philadelphia to Harrisburg and call on the legislature to stop building new prisons.
The supervising judge for the grand jury that investigated how former Penn State administrators handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal said in a new court filing that the criminal case against them needs to move forward.
An 84-year-old western Pennsylvania man will spend up to 30 years in prison for sexually assaulting and raping a teenage girl over a three-year period, beginning when she was 13.
A federal judge sentenced a 79-year-old Florida cardiologist to six years in prison for fraud linked to the infamous fen-phen diet drugs and national settlement funds.
Officials in southern New Jersey’s Cumberland and Gloucester Counties have agreed to merge their jail systems despite protests from corrections officers.
Freeholders in Gloucester and Cumberland Counties have approved a 10 year contract to house male prisoners from Gloucester in the Cumberland County prison.
Jerry Sandusky’s attorney has filed notice that he’ll take his quest for a new trial to a higher level court.