Prison

Brett Lowe prison death: Man charged with HMP Nottingham killing

<b>A 28-year-old man has been charged with murder following the death of an inmate at Nottingham Prison.</b><p>The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) said 43-year-old Brett Lowe died at the jail on Wednesday.<p>It is understood he was remanded in custody on Tuesday after appearing before magistrates in the city charged …

Judiciary

Apartheid government feared 'massive upheavals' if Mandela died in prison: CIA

The apartheid government had fears that South Africa would erupt in “unrest” if former president Nelson Mandela died in prison.

South Africa

South Korea's Park given eight more years in prison

Disgraced South Korean president Park Geun-hye was convicted of charges including illegally receiving funds from the country's spy agency on Friday …

South Korea

Ladue developer now a federal fugitive after failing to show up for prison

<b>ST. LOUIS •</b> A developer from Ladue, Michael Litz, is a federal fugitive after failing to show up for the start of his three-year prison term, …

Corruption

Bobby Shmurda's Mother Says He's 'Maintaining Great Spirits' in Prison

A post shared by Mamashhh (@ma_ma_shhh) on Jul 13, 2018 at 3:28pm PDT<p>The rapper’s mother says he’s in “good spirits.”<p>New photos of <b>Bobby Shmurda</b> from …

Criminal Sentencing

Double bunking booed in Waikeria Prison expansion plan

Double bunking in cells could increase the risk of prisoner-on-prisoner assaults and reduce rehabilitation opportunities at Waikeria Prison, a …

New Zealand Politics

What if Your Loved Ones' Betrayal Landed You in Prison?

Shark sightings are booming off California beaches— and why that's a good thing<p>08:09<p>Should anti-terrorism barricades look pretty?<p>05:25<p>Surviving on the streets, one can at a time<p>05:55<p>Why do we sleep? A bedtime story<p>09:24<p>What if Your Loved Ones' Betrayal Landed You in Prison?<p>07:02<p>Bees bring buzz as …

Bedtime Stories

Parole Board recalls Dean Wickliffe to prison

One of New Zealand's most high-profile criminals is heading back to jail.<p>Dean Hugh Te Kahu William Wickliffe has spent more than half his life behind …

Crime

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez sentenced to 16 months in prison - but will not serve jail time

Manchester United striker Alexis Sanchez has been sentenced to 16 months in prison for committing tax fraud during his time as a Barcelona player.<p>The …

Soccer

Transgender inmate in Oregon allowed to transfer to women's prison

PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Corrections has granted a transgender inmate's request to transfer to the state's women's prison.<p>Michelle …

Portland, OR

French prison guards stage strike complaining of poor security and radicalised inmates

French prison guards vowed to “totally block” the country’s jails on Monday as they launched a rare nationwide strike over staffing levels following several attacks by radicalised inmates.<p>The guards burned tyres and erected barricades in front of several prisons as unions claimed 115 of France’s …

Prison

Montana State Prison warden fired

CLOSE<p>Discovery of century old stained glass window panes links modern library to its original ancestor<p>HELENA — Montana State Prison Warden Michael …

Montana

Inmates being investigated after CCTV of Nowra jail riot reviewed

Emergency Service crews at the South Nowra jail on January 3. Picture: South Coast Register<p>Up to 27 inmates are being investigated after a riot at …

Prison

Lockdown ends at Dorchester Penitentiary

The fast-rising St. John River spilled its banks Friday, submerging parts of downtown Fredericton as it shut roads and impacted up to 100 homes.

Prison

Texas' 'Tourniquet Killer' executed via lethal injection

Houston’s “Tourniquet Killer” became the nation’s first prisoner executed in 2018, KTRK reported Thursday.<p>Anthony Allen Shore, 55, who admitted to …

Crime

When this death row inmate decided he wanted to die, it created a firestorm no one was prepared for

Scott Dozier in Ely State Prison.Edgar Barens/The Marshall Project<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>On the day he had …

Liberal View

Attacks on prison staff rise as prisoners turn to spice at Cardiff prison

The increased use of “zombie drug” spice in Cardiff prison coincided with increase on attacks on staff and between other prisoners, according to a …

News (Wales)

Carillion Collapse: Justice Ministers Under Fire For Failing To Wrest Control Of Prison Maintenance From Firm

Prisoners left in squalid conditions as Carillion failed to deliver.<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>Public cash was thrown at Carillion to maintain British prisons …

David Lidington

Trump’s First Year Has Been the Private Prison Industry’s Best

Exactly 17 months ago, in August of 2016 -- back when most election polls had Hillary Clinton clinching the 2016 presidential election -- the Obama …

Immigration

Inmates Launch Month-Long Strike to Protest 'Slavery Conditions' in Florida Prisons

Inmates in Florida's prisons launched a month-long strike on Monday in protest of the state's use of "modern day slavery" within its correctional …

Shaun King

What it's really like being locked up in prison...and how to survive it

Being sent to prison is thankfully, an experience most of us will never have to go through.<p>But it remains the justice system’s most powerful …

News (Wales)

Violence, overcrowding and prison deaths put Welsh prisons among UK's worst

A disturbing portrait of the scale of the problems at Wales' biggest prisons is revealed by official data.<p>Swansea Prison was branded "complacent and …

News (Wales)

Herman: Dem gov candidate Andrew White wants end to death penalty

The anti-capital-punishment plank long has been boilerplate language in the Texas Democratic Party platform. Nevertheless, Wendy Davis, the party’s …

Death Penalty

Rate of Imprisonment for Black Adults Falls 29% Over Decade

The rate of imprisonment for black adults fell almost 30 percent over a decade, according to a Wednesday report from the Department of Justice.<p>The …

Human Geography

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NEW DELHI (DataLEADS/ANN) - China has the largest prison population in Asia, more than four times as large as India. However, when it comes to prison …

Asia

California examines prison guards' high suicide rate

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Correctional Officer Scott Jones kissed his wife goodbye on July 8, 2011, and headed off to a maximum-security prison in …

Business

Sheriff says too few officers supervising too many inmates

In a series of statements laden with supportive statistics, Kane County correctional officers said Tuesday conditions at the county jail are so bad …

Policing

The Shockingly High Suicide Rate Among CA Prison Guards

Officials are trying to understand why prison guards in California are committing suicide, according to a report.<p>CALIFORNIA -- Guards at California …

UC Berkeley

Justice Dept. seeks its first federal death sentences under Sessions, expects more to follow

The Justice Department has twice in recent weeks announced its intention to seek death sentences in federal cases, marking the first times Attorney General Jeff Sessions has authorized prosecutors to pursue such penalties since taking office last year.<p>Federal authorities are also considering …

Justice

Racial comments grant death row inmate another chance

Prison