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."
From Mistakes To Management, Local Executive Wants To Help OthersA young IBM executive, once incarcerated, has put all his mentoring tips in a new book.
'Real Housewives' Husband Facing Prison, Then DeportationThe couple pleaded guilty in 2014 to bankruptcy fraud, and Joe Giudice pleaded guilty to not paying about $200,000 in taxes.
Egypt: Officials Claim Mistaken Identity After Toddler Sentenced To Life In PrisonAhmed was 16 months old at the time of the alleged crime.
NJ Man Who Grew 17 Pot Plants Gets 8-Year Prison SentenceHe must serve a third of his sentence before he can become parole eligible.
Court OKs Life Sentences For Inmate Who Raped Prison ClerkThirty-eight-year-old Omar Best, of Philadelphia, pretended for days to be on a work detail so he could target the victim when she was alone.
Open Secret Of Incarceration Is Target Of Executive Order From Philadelphia's MayorThe mayor stresses Philadelphia already has a zero tolerance policy for inmate sexual abuse.
Chickenpox Outbreak At Federal Prison Affecting Courts CasesThe Federal Detention Center is closed Wednesday.
Former Church Organist Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting JuvenilesAuthorities say a New Jersey man was sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexually assaulting several boys.
NJ Man Gets 15 Months In Prison For Carving Swastika Into LawnA New Jersey man who carved a swastika into the lawn of a family he had harassed has been sentenced to 15 months in prison.

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