Current news and updates regarding jails, prisons, department of corrections, inmates, and other correctional institutions.

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Prison inmates grateful for new therapy dog training program

Prison ordered for nonregistry

One bikie held in dedicated prison

Vanecko out of jail

McHenry jail suicide case settled for at least $1 million

Prison for Centerville man

Berlusconi’s Prison Sentence Commuted to Service With Elderly

Jail insomnia leads to a riot in Alibaug

Jail breaking – Good or Bad?

Jail for dad who overdosed at McDonald's play area

Alleged sex assault at BCC heightens safety concerns

PKR slams ‘vicious’ appeal by Putrajaya in seeking longer jail sentence on Anwar

No tears as Don Jail addition torn down: Hume

Woman Gets Life in Prison for Killing Boyfriend With Stiletto

One bikie held in dedicated bikie prison

Prison rodeos thrive at Louisiana's hardline state penitentiary

California's medical prison beset by waste and mismanagement

Lafayette company has plans for Montana jail

Man sent to jail after clerical error kept him free for 13 years

Women's prison population rises by 120%

Jail incident results in new security measures

Stiletto killer sentenced to life in prison

Woman gets life in prison in stiletto heel slaying

Prison Reform Is Bigger in Texas

Surigao Sur jail warden slain

Call to expand drug treatment in prison

French prison struggles to control drunken inmates

Tri-County Jail inmate dies following assault

Inmate dies after assault at jail

More jail for Brazil massacre police

Man says prison guard still on job despite beating him

Prison stays for about 70% of drug crimes could soon be shortened

Lehigh County Prison may become jail

Prison crisis, Dutch style: too few prisoners

Sheriff, commissioners debate future of Canyon County Jail

Former Sauk County jail captain loses appeal of age discrimination lawsuit

Foreign worker seeks RM3m for jail and whipping sentence

Jail warden dies in ambush in Surigao del Sur

Jail warden murdered, guard wounded in Surigao del Sur attack

Jail inmate escapes while outside cleaning windows

Canyon Co. considers expanding current jail

Suspended term for prison officer

Pacific Avenue jail could be reopened after Legislature OKs contract

Prison inmates train shelter dogs to help Utah veterans

Prison inmates train shelter to dogs to help Utah veterans

Another South Korean superlative: Most draft dodgers in prison

Rams' Reid is released from jail

Council members are guarded about boosting jail staff

Jail officials hope new chaplain will help curb recidivism

Jail officer accused of drug trafficking

More jail for abuser priest Ridsdale

Muslim Extremists Feroz Khan and Fuad Awale Threatened to Behead Full Sutton Prison Guard

Menard Prison On Lockdown After Weapons Found

Prison worker jailed for drugs

No clear plan for downtown jail

Dougherty County leaders discuss new security cameras for jail

Crowded jail leads to criminals on the streets

Editorial: Jail project is potential time bomb for taxpayers

State inspectors say county jail is too crowded

Jesse Jackson, Jr. transferred to Alabama prison

Men behind Rwandan genocide languish in Mali prison

GM could face fines, jail time

Jail term for Bunbury explosives maker

Why is Sweden closing its prisons?

Jackson Jr. 'medical situation' prompts change in prison

Jail inmate dies after apparent suicide attempt

Patriots' Dennard released from jail 25 days early

Is it possible Tyler Hadley may not be in prison for life?

Bar owner serving jail time for failing to file sales tax

Sheriff stands by his administration of Lake County Jail

New England Patriots CB Dennard released from jail after 35 days

New Chatham County jail plagued by construction, other problems

Prison officer sacked over escape

Washington Man Gets Life in Prison in Son's Death

Sheriff's deputy convicted of rape sentenced to 9 years in prison

Too Rich for Prison Rape

Greek prison guards charged with torturing inmate to death

Ed Jew given reduced jail sentence for perjury charge

Sydney rioter to serve six months jail

Jail nurse provided handcuff key to St. Louis inmate planning escape

Lincoln Prison Sex Offenders 'In Denial' and Kept Locked Up for Longer

Scant evidence of threats to execution drugmakers

What Stuff Would You Want After 30 Years in Prison?

‘Dangerous felon’ escapes from a Merced County jail

Sheriff: Inmate likely smuggled in drugs that caused fatal overdose

Corizon Health fielding questions about Allegheny County Jail prisoner medications

Jail sex abuse case settled

Parents guilty of emotional cruelty face jail

Prison Service to apologise for recording over 2,800 phonecalls

Sentences over Brazil jail massacre

Afghan Prison Built with U.S. Money Falling Down Before It Opens

Labour 'would end prison book ban'

Jamaica prison guard dies after ambush by gunmen

Jail Committee Meets

Jail wall collapses in Punjab

No jail for ex-Bandido bikie Mitchell

Kindlon: Troy jail bad for my client

Prison chief pledge over recordings

Mom Sues Psychiatric Prison, Alleging 6,300 Hours of Isolation, Shackling

After two decades in prison limbo, released Palestinian rebuilds his life

Prison a learning lab for students

Greek prison guards charged with torture death

Cokes Arrested for Bringing Drugs into Richmond City Jail

No jail for ex-Vic Bandido bikie Mitchell

Old Salinas jail: What to do with crumbling historic building

Jail officials: guard sold heroin to inmates

Longer jail time sought for Chch killing

Prison officers, overworked and under duress

Ex-Phoenix prep teacher gets prison in sex case

D.A. to probe prison death of 'Fat Mike'

Jail escapees recaptured

Cerro Gordo County's first jail nurse retires

Jail term on child porn count

Seven years in jail and six strokes for drug possession

Jail inmate found dead was trespassing defendant

Prison staff 'forecast trouble'

Prison officer finds two live bullets in mysterious package

Driver, 75, gets jail and ban over fatal crash

Prison warden receives live bullets

STUDY: 30% of ex-cons say religion kept them successful, out of jail

Prison-reuse ideas vary

Prison warden received live bullets

Luzon newsbits for March 30, 2014

Ex bikie boss Toby Mitchell fears jail over King Street brawl

Prison 'stand-off' comes to an end

Prison camp case sparked national interest; sweat box incident turned fatal

Prison 'stand-off' sees inmates take over jail wing

He’d be alive if he’d stayed in jail

Harris County Jail system approved by Texas Commission on Jail Standards for fifth consecutive year

Jail sentence in FAMU hazing

Jail design goes before multiple commissions April 21

Ex-convict sues U.S., claims prison doctor sexually abused him at Atlanta facility

Feds seek extra prison time for heroin ring boss in drug case

Born in prison, she's back behind bars on a mission

Area jail evacuated due to gas leak

Staffing issues delay opening of third Porter County Jail pod

Newlywed killer gets 30 years prison

Prison staff lash out at Chris Grayling over book ban

Sadiq Khan: Prison system shows Tories are still the nasty party

Prison guards find mobile phone in hollowed out Weetabix

Man convicted in double murder at 18 commits suicide in prison

Spartanburg County jail receives new equipment, officer training

Prison van escapee cleared of murder

Sheriff, mayor: Loudon County jail overcrowding a safety concern

French prison ordered to provide halal food to Muslims

Repeat offender returns to prison

Disgraced peer Lord Archer joins row over prison book ban as Justice Secretary labels it 'nonsense'

Tolley marks start of $17m prison upgrade

Belmarsh Prison's Most Notorious Inmates

New Walker County Jail Close to Housing Inmates

Lucas County jail still without power

Coconino County jail visitation system too costly?

Jail policy gets fresh review on heels of Vanecko sentence

Denver jail population could overflow by next year

Ex-youth pastor from Des Moines gets 15-year prison term

Prison improvement passing

Prison officials deny plotting with Rob Ford in jail attack

NYC jail guard charged in death of inmate who ate disinfectant

NY jail officer accused of ignoring dying inmate

Sheriff Joe introduces separate vets' unit in Ariz. jail

'Sheriff Joe' reveals Arizona jail units for veterans

Jail for not reporting Vic child sex abuse

Details still unclear in reported shooting at Columbia County prison

Prison needs accountability

Academic calls for freer sex rules in Thai jails

Ribbon cutting held for new Effingham County Jail

Relief for packed Ward County jail in sight

Editorial: More dangerous inmates create problems at jail

Transitional housing vital for women out of jail, recovering addicts

Fasih Mehmood attacked in Tihar

Prison for two Elgin men in Riverfest beating

Prison Brings Hamid Back To The Fold

Judge Keeps Prison Lawsuit Moving During FBI Probe

Inmate sues Knox sheriff in jail injury

No jail for Crime Stoppers head over anonymous tip –

Jail that produced dancing inmates to produce boxers, too

Sheriff proposes tax for $30 million jail

Parenting from prison: The collateral damage of mandatory minimums

Air Force sergeant gets prison in child-sex case

Amputee inmate sues Indiana jail over injuries

No jail for Crime Stoppers head over anonymous tip

Prison food worker arrested for smuggling marijuana into Jackson prison

Parenting from prison: The collateral damage of harsh mandatory sentences

Hendricks Co. jail officer fired over use of excessive force

Jail guard arrested for selling shabu

Jail population to rise by 76% by 2020: Bellringer

French court upholds prison for rogue trader

Prison officers at Arthur Gorrie step up action

Ex-Cop Freed From Ohio Prison Could Be Sent Back

Prison guard who sexually abused inmate gets 16 months

Syrian rebels seize prison near Jordan and free inmates: activists

Red Light Status: Jail full, officers wait outside with suspects

Jail portion of $18.4 million project in Effingham will open soon

Boulder OKs jail time for municipal offenses

Green County jail on verge of closing

Jail expansion project gets green light in Cadillac

Gun talk lands Brown in jail

Prison officials: Inmate death apparent homicide

Prison workers walk off the job in Qld

Prison workers walk off the job

Brown might spend more time in jail after being booted from rehab

Jail Is Not a System to Punish an Inmate: Jung

Chris Brown ordered to cool his heels in jail until April 23

Came to Mangalore for work, but police arrested me: Jail inmate at 'Adalat'

'Like an Animal': Freed U.S. Hiker Recalls 410 Days in Iran Prison

Amnesty accuses Cyprus of holding migrants in prison conditions

Prison sentence in Miss Teen USA extortion case

Prison system clamps down following Colorado prison chief's murder

Prison, indictment no bar to victory in Illinois primary: experts

Chris Brown Ordered to Stay in Jail

Chris Brown to Remain in Jail for a Month

Judge orders Chris Brown to jail for a month

Judge orders Chris Brown to remain in jail

Chris Brown Gets No Bail, Ordered to Stay In Jail

Prison condition encourages jailbreak – Oyo CJ

Prison staff 'shortages risk safety'

Chris Brown Facing Court Over Rehab Dismissal, Faces Extended Jail Time

Jail protected inmates during water crisis

Prison inmates part of new Legion post

Changes considered at jail commissary

Mozambique: Prison Services Deny 'Sex Slaves' Claim

Prison Baby Revisits Jails to Support Incarcerated

Feds don't want Idaho prison lawsuit paused

Prison system clamps down following Colorado prison chief's murder

Chris Brown to Spend One Month in Jail after Violating Probation Terms

Jail Term Cut for Doctor Who Helped US Find Bin Laden

Inmate transfers to ease jail crunch

Jail Term Cut for Pakistan Doctor Who Helped Find Bin Laden

Legislators create commission regarding proposed prison relocation

Feds Don't Want Idaho Prison Lawsuit Paused

Jail Inmate Fails Escape After Scaling Fence and Getting Stuck

Former Will Co. jail inmate sues over alleged excessive force

'Bin Laden doctor' gets reduced jail term

Prison escapee agrees to return to Michigan

Prison death investigation concluded

5 Georgia prison guards charged with beating inmates

Prison Inmates in Thailand Fight Foreigners for Their Freedom

Jail-bound Hoeness resigns from Bayern Munich

Workhouse designation eyed for Anderson jail

Jail-bound Hoeness resigns from Bayern Munich posts

Prison guards charged in connection with beatings

Budget issues create security concerns at Walker County jail

Florala leaders look to build own jail facility

Prison officer to spend life in jail for murdering girlfriend

Prison exoneree empathizes with Glenn Ford

Prison worker sentenced to 5 months for sex abuse

Mozambique prisons deny 'sex-for-soap' claim by S.African inmates

Ex-CDR Chief Rubin Spared Prison in Muni Bid-Rigging Case

Bayern Munich boss Hoeness could face jail Thursday

Prosecutors seek 5 years' jail for Bayern Munich president

Call for Bayern boss jail sentence

Delfin Lee stays in jail as SC halts CA order

Madison County voters will decide how to pay for $18 million jail project

Mozambique prisons reject 'sex-for-soap' claims by S.African inmates

Prison company wants lawsuit held during FBI probe

Prison failing to reduce reoffending

Horrific conditions described in homeless man's death in jail

Prison food vendor fined $98,000 for worker fraternization, menu problems

Purchase of former Georgia prison raises concern

Whatcom County Jail inmate dies after hanging herself in cell

East Bay jail takes in wine country inmates

Jail Plan Moving On After Land Deal

Prison inmates signing up for Affordable Care Act

Lil Boosie: Prison term of the 1,000 songs

Lee moved to Pampanga prov’l jail

Redskins, Cowboys released from salary cap jail

Prison officers to stop work over wages

Lil Boosie kept busy in prison

Inmate sexual encounter at jail under investigation

Sheriff seeks to add nursing staff at county jail

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