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Disgraced Bill Cosby has been sentenced to 3 to 10 years in state prison, which means he will be handcuffed and taken to a maximum security prison later today. The news for the comedian is only getting worse.  Once dubbed as America’s Dad, now a Pennsylvania judge has ruled that Bill Cosby is a sexually […]

“Mr. Hernandez hanged himself utilizing a bedsheet that he attached to his cell window."

Miami-Dade State Attorney Katherine Fernandez Rundle announced that the four prison guards who were allegedly tied to Darren Rainey’s death won’t face any charges.

Bremerton City Councilwoman Leslie Daugs was apprehended on Tuesday following an outburst at Sen. Jeff Sessions’ confirmation hearing.

Once known as the Devil’s half acre,” plans for advancing the Lumpkin’s Jail site to a museum or memorial are officially underway.

A video reveals what led to Michael Sabbie's death in jail. Sabbie told corrections staff at least 19 times that he couldn't breathe.

Holtzclaw's conviction, mugshot, and incarceration location have been removed from the DOC's site for safety.

President Obama has been very vocal about issues concerning our country’s prison system. This summer, after saying there are many men and women behind bars whose prison sentences are unjust for the crimes they committed, Obama ended up releasing 46 people who were convicted of drug offenses. Last week, President Obama furthered his mission for amnesty […]

On Monday, President Obama unveiled a series of initiatives to overhaul the criminal justice system. Here's how the reforms will help Blacks and other people of color.

Seven inmates were given a combined total punishment of 7,150 days, or 19.75 years, of solitary confinement at the South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC).

Experts are now questioning what levels of solitary confinement are appropriate for inmates and whether this type of punishment is constitutional.

Friday's sentencing came after Conrad Alvin Barrett, 29, plead guilty over the summer. In December 2013, Barrett -- who was 27 at the time -- was charged with a hate crime for punching 79-year-old Roy Coleman, fracturing the man's jaw in two places.