Murdaugh was charged with stealing insurance settlements meant for the sons of his housekeeper, who mysteriously died in a fall at the Murdaugh home.
Nearly one month after Robert Durst was found guilty of Susan Berman's murder, the New York millionaire has been sentenced to life in prison.
The defendant agreed to pay the woman $4,600 to film two separate videos depicting sadistic abuse including one on a child, according to court documents.
The DOJ will also examine whether there was a lack of mental health care for the children.
Six corrections officers at the facility said they had "sexual contact" with female inmates, while seven have resigned or retired.
The gang members violently beat their fellow member because he was considering joining another prison gang, according to the Department of Justice.
Kevin Marsh pleaded guilty in February to conspiracy to commit wire and mail fraud in federal court and obtaining property by false pretenses in state court
Danny Fenster was charged with unlawful associations, which is mainly used to target ethnic rebels in Myanmar seeking autonomy.
An inmate on death row in North Carolina worked with industry professionals to produce a rap song in hopes of bringing awareness to those wrongly convicted.
"I will be stained for life for wrongs I didn't commit,'' Domenico "Mimmo" Lucano said, as reported by the Italian news agency ANSA.
Police Commander Fausto Buenaño said that at least five inmates were decapitated during the riot, while others died from gunfire.
"Interception!" read the Facebook post from North Carolina DPS which showed the cut open football and bags of crystal meth, tobacco, and marijuana.
Earlier this year a Moscow court labeled Alexei Navalny's Foundation for Fighting Corruption and his network of regional offices extremist groups.
On Friday, Letitia James directed the letter, launching the investigation, to Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the Southern District of New York.
One travel blogger defended her visit and pictures of the converted prison to Newsweek.
Joseph Sobolewski was arrested and held on a $50,000 cash-only bond.
"There is nothing natural about what is happening in our jail system right now," Department of Correction Commissioner Vincent Schiraldi said.
"He seemed disappointed and he told me in a frustrated tone that 'I have nothing to say,'" his lawyer said. "His words showed that he is not feeling well."
Under the new law, another 200 inmates at Rikers will be transported to other facilities to avoid overcrowding.
"It goes without saying that the crimes committed by [Marques] are without parallel," prosecutors wrote in a sentencing recommendation.
The officer was placed on administrative time off following the alleged altercation, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
A witness informed the Brunswick County Sheriff's Office that they noticed a small dark sedan pick up the drone after it landed on the school grounds.
Pul-e-Charkhi Prison in eastern Kabul, Afghanistan, is notorious for torture, mass executions and overcrowding.
A 37-year-old woman and a 55-year-old man from Alabama pleaded guilty to charges of sexual torture, bestiality and sodomy.
There were more than 2,000 inmates at the Tangerang jail near Jakarta, Indonesia, in a facility built for 600.
Tarrio's message comes just two weeks after a court sentenced him to prison for tearing down a Black Lives Matter banner from a historic Black church in downtown Washington D.C. and bringing firearms to the Capitol.
CoreCivic, the company that privately operates the Leavenworth Detention Center, said the allegations its critics made are "false and defamatory."
Prisons across the U.S. used to allow inmates to have "extended family" or "conjugal" visits with their spouses. These days, such privileges are quite rare.
"They're some of the best employees I've worked with. They're the opposite of what people expect of them," said Down North Pizza owner Muhammad Abdul-Hadi.