After a year of COVID, every American ought to have a newfound appreciation for the profound physical and psychological effects that extreme social isolation can have on a person.
A man in his 20s was found unresponsive in his cell at the Harris County Jail in Houston, Texas, authorities said..
The inmate is among more than 1,800 inmates who were ordered to be released early under a court ruling to ensure social distancing measures can be implemented.
An inmate died from strangulation following an altercation between the cellmates, according to a police investigation
According to the Department of Justice, the officers "punched, kneed, and kicked the inmate in the face, head, and body dozens of times."
Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday scheduled the executions for December and January, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden assuming office on January 20.
The Minnesota teenager tested positive for opioids along with methamphetamine, THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and amphetamines in a drug test done before her death.
Police and military called in after inmates attempted to escape from Ikoyi prison in Lagos
Stephanie Ching, 36, and her husband, Douglas Lomas, 44, were charged over the death of her father Benedict Ching whose dismembered remains were found in his San Francisco home last year.
Shawn Marshall Myers received a sentence of a year in jail for violating Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's emergency orders in March.
The Maine CDC first announced its investigation into the wedding August 17, reporting 24 positive COVID-19 cases from wedding guests. That number has since increased sixfold to 144 cases.
Nelson Sanderson was found guilty of molesting a child under the age of 12 in 2016.
A staff member at the jail had attended the wedding reception, later testing positive for coronavirus.
The jail was in operation until 2004.
It's past time for the release from prison of the most courageous Palestinian peace advocate of our time.
Bodycam footage from inside Forsyth County Detention Center, showing the lead-up to John Neville's death, has been released.
Officials confirm that 517 of the 1,066 inmates at Tuscan facility have tested positive for the virus.
Marc Levin of Texas Public Policy Foundation's Right on Crime initiative debates Rafael A. Mangual of Manhattan Institute and City Journal.
When the deputy at the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office passed out in front of inmates, they rushed to his aid. They have been highly commended for their response
"I don't see that as constitutionally defensible, and I find it difficult to believe that any judge would uphold it," a First Amendment scholar said.
A judge ruled in May that the 15-year-old girl broke her probation by not keeping up with school work remotely.
Inmates at the correctional facility "broke apart a bunk and used it as a battering ram to attempt to break down a fire door," read a Monday statement.
Thomas Lane was charged with aiding and abetting second-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the May death of George Floyd.
The Food and Grocery Delivery Services Act aims to deter people from canceling food orders as a prank.
Partners with Alliance for Safety and Justice teamed up with musician G Herbo to address one correctional institution's desperate need for supplies.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva said inmates thought contracting coronavirus was "a way to force our hand and somehow release more inmates out of our jail environment."
"Every day that goes by without action means more people will die," the ACLU has warned.
The attack took place at the Cook County Jail in Chicago when a guard delivering breakfast let a detainee out to get a glass of water.