More than 100 inmates have died in the latest clash in one of Ecuador’s prisons, the president said late Wednesday, as he declared a state…View More Prison Riot in Ecuador Leaves More Than 100 Inmates Dead
A newborn baby died after an 18-year-old inmate gave birth alone in her cell following a series of failings and “inadequate” care in Europe’s largest…View More Bronzefield prison: Watchdog finds series of failings and ‘inadequate’ care after death of newborn
Mayor Bill de Blasio has been all over New York City this summer, heralding the city’s recovery. He visited a pool in Brooklyn in a…View More With Rikers in Crisis, Critics Wonder: Where Is Bill de Blasio?
After the recession in 2008, Harriet Krzykowski was hired as a mental health aide at the Dade Correctional Institution, a prison in South Florida. Her…View More Opinion | Doing America’s ‘Dirty Work’
By Daniel E. Slotnik In-person visits resumed at New York City jails on Friday after they were halted for more than a year to stave…View More For the first time in more than a year, visitors can return to New York City jails.
Prison in Spain where John McAfee was found dead in apparent suicide serves ‘stale bread and cold hot dogs’, has two bunk beds per cell…View More Spanish prison where John McAfee was found dead 'is like the Hilton'
Violence on Rikers Island is surging. Exhausted guards are working triple shifts. And staffing shortages have triggered lockdowns at some of the jail’s largest facilities.…View More ‘Disorder and Chaos’ in N.Y.C. Jails as Pandemic Recedes
Reality L. Winner, a former National Security Agency contractor who was the first person prosecuted during the Trump administration on charges of leaking classified information,…View More Reality Winner, the former intelligence contractor found guilty of leaking, is released to a halfway house.
Azeem Ahktar, 29, was stopped by officers from the Met Police violent crime task force (VCTF) who were patrolling Chapter Road, Brent, west London, on…View More Drug supplier armed with machine gun and £200k cash jailed for eight years
WASHINGTON — Over the past 18 months, 29 prisoners have escaped from federal lockups across the U.S. — and nearly half still have not been…View More Federal prison break: 29 inmates escape lockups in 18 months — including in Colorado
Two prison officers who were guarding paedophile Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself have avoided jail after admitting they falsified records. Tova Noel and…View More Epstein prison guards who ‘slept and shopped online’ on night he killed himself avoid jail
Where do you live? For most people, that’s an easy question to answer when the census comes around. It’s much harder for those locked up…View More Opinion | You’ve Heard About Gerrymandering. What Happens When It Involves Prisons?
In a far-reaching move that will fundamentally change life behind bars in New York, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday signed into law a bill…View More New York Will End Long-Term Solitary Confinement in Prisons and Jails
The United States has made some progress in reducing the shockingly large share of the population that lives behind bars, mostly by dialing back the…View More Opinion | Too Many People Are Locked Up for Small Thefts