Philadelphia Inmates Get A New 'Leash On Life'The Philadelphia Department of Prisons held a very special celebration today on State Road.
Students Setback By Parents In PrisonIncarceration can be more traumatic for a student than even a parent's death.
Federal Prisons Embrace Pepper Spray As Antidote To ViolenceThe vast majority of federal correctional officers are being equipped with pepper spray, a tool their colleagues in a pilot program say has been a game-changer in prisons where inmates have long tilted the balance of order with shivs and smuggled razor blades.
Top Things To Do In Philadelphia Today, Nov. 4Looking for something to do today? Here are our top three picks…there’s something for everyone in the Philadelphia area!
New Jersey Prisons Adopt Uniform Policy On Menorah LightingThe New Jersey Department of Corrections is regulating menorah lighting in the state's prisons.
Philadelphia Councilman Wants To Put Prison Inmates To WorkInsisting it won't be the modern-day equivalent of a chain gang, a city councilman is calling for hearings on the idea of paying inmates of Philadelphia prisons to work on streets and in the parks.
Corbett Scraps Plan To Build $200M PrisonAfter years of talk about Pennsylvania’s mushrooming inmate population, the Corbett Administration has now scrapped plans for a $200 million prison near Pittsburgh -- one of four new prisons that the state had planned to build.