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."
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.