Attorney General William P. Barr said on Monday that there were “serious irregularities” at the federal jail in Manhattan where Jeffrey Epstein, the financier who…View More In Epstein Suicide, Barr Criticizes ‘Serious Irregularities’ at Jail
Like all federal prisons, the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Lower Manhattan has a suicide prevention program designed for inmates who are at risk of taking…View More Why Wasn’t Jeffrey Epstein on Suicide Watch When He Died?
On the first day in her new cell, Tatiane Correia de Lima did not recognise herself. “It was weird to see myself in a mirror…View More Prison without guards or weapons in Brazil
A spate of violence in Brazil’s prisons has cast a spotlight on a system which appears to be near a state of collapse. Almost 100…View More Brazil prison riots: What’s the cause?
Robert Shipp was sitting in a West Virginia prison when his father got sick and slipped away in a Chicago hospital. His father’s death in…View More For Inmates Released Under New Criminal Justice Reforms, ‘Every Day Counts’
A couple have been sentenced to life in prison with a minimum term of 14 years each for murdering a vulnerable woman who they were…View More ‘Carer’ couple get life prison sentence for murdering vulnerable woman
Two new prison officers have told Sky News that they have been surprised by the realities of the job. Reanne and Adam are about to…View More Prison officer recruits: It’s not as bad as people think
Besotted prison officer, 25, plotted to smuggle steroids into jail in secret nine-month romance with crack cocaine dealer who set up drugs racket from his…View More Besotted prison officer, 25, plotted to smuggle steroids into jail
Fighting at a prison in northern Brazil has left 15 inmates dead, according to local officials. The clashes reportedly broke out on Sunday during visiting…View More Brazil prison clashes leave 15 dead
ACARIGUA, Venezuela (Reuters) – Twenty-nine detainees were killed and 19 police officers were wounded in a confrontation in a cellblock in central Venezuela in what…View More Twenty-nine detainees killed in Venezuela police station cellblock riot
[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] For four decades, Keith Bush insisted he had been…View More ‘No One Would Listen’: Cleared of Murder, After 33 Years in Prison
The ordeal of a woman who gave birth in an isolation cell in a Florida jail has prompted an internal investigation, and has set off…View More Ordeal of Woman Who Gave Birth in Florida Jail Cell Prompts Internal Investigation
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Three people were killed and at least ten injured when shooting broke out at a prison near Guatemala City on Tuesday,…View More Three killed, 10 injured in shooting at Guatemala prison
Former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen is turning himself in on Monday – and we may see more headline convicts behind bars in the near future…View More Why rich convicts hire prison consultants