"Eight have been identified with symptoms and have been moved also to isolation within the communicable disease unit," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
Walter Ogrod, 55, has spent almost 28 years behind bars for the murder of a four-year-old girl, but the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office recently filed a request for his release after determining he is "likely innocent."
Up to 1,000 prisoners in Brazil escaped Monday after learning that their planned temporary Easter release had been cancelled over fears of spreading COVID-19 coronavirus.
New York has now surpassed Washington state in having the most cases nationwide.
Francesco Basentini, head of Italy's prison administration, confirmed in a TV interview that three prisoners died inside a jail during the riot.
Humans of New York captured fans on Instagram and Facebook with a love story filled with drama, twists and turns in an 11-part series.
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office said the "illegally made jail house alcohol" had been found during a search at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin, California.
After escaping from Belgium's Turnhout Prison in December, former inmate Oualid Sekkaki taunted the facility's directors by sending them a postcard gloating about his successful getaway.
Savage, one of the singer's live-in girlfriends, is expected in court next month after being charged with misdemeanor domestic battery causing bodily harm.
Butina's years-long efforts included attempts to infiltrate the National Rifle Association (NRA) and ingratiate herself with influential conservatives.
Despite his "game-changing" cooperation with prosecutors, U.S. District Judge Paul Engelmayer deemed the rapper's activities with the Nine Trey Gangsta Bloods "too violent" to release him immediately after sentencing.
Tekashi 6ix9ine was first arrested on racketeering charges in November 2018, but his legal woes started long before that.
Saskatchewan police apprehended a man and a woman near the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre on suspicion of using a potato cannon to send contraband over the fence.
The inmates were found drunk on booze and enjoying a bathe after a session in the engineering workshop refurbishing old waste skips.
Usman Khan, who was shot dead Friday after launching the London Bridge attack, was one of nine men who were convicted back in 2012 of plotting to attack the London Stock Exchange.
More than 1 million people are believed to be detained in "re-education" camps in the restive western Chinese province of Xinjiang.
Tony Schwartz, who co-authored President Donald Trump's 1987 book, said the U.S. leader, his children Ivanka and Don Jr., and son-in-law Jared Kushner, should be behind bars.
Researchers in Iran were given sentences for up to ten years after being arrested on charges of being American spies.
The director of the Bureau of Prisons said that "any allegations of misconduct are taken very seriously by the agency and will be responded to appropriately."
The correctional officers allegedly sat at a desk just 15 feet away from the cell where Epstein would hang himself, according to the indictment.
"If they can't get him out by courts and politically and put him in prison somehow, they want him to go to prison, they're applauding now for Trump to go to prison — they will kill him if they have to," Bakker said.
Benjamin Schreiber claimed that his life sentence was served when he was rushed to the hospital and his heart was restarted five times.
With reports of a possible "The Apprentice: White House" being produced, Twitter users were quick to roast the series, offering that "The Apprentice: Prison" may be a better title.
"The smuggling of drugs into the state prison is an ongoing battle," Sheriff W.E. Bozeman of Georgia's Mitchell County said in a press release.
Former correctional officer David M. Schwartz, 48, admitted in his plea agreement to punching the detainee in the face "while he was handcuffed and posing no threat."
Knox has known both fame and prison in the years since she was wrongfully accused of murdering her roommate, Meredith Kercher, while studying abroad in Perugia, Italy in 2007.
Lawyers in Colorado could face an influx of retrials as the Colorado Supreme Court has ruled against probation and prison for multiple counts in the same case.
James Franklin Jeffrey told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday that the government does not know exactly how many Islamic State militants have been freed.
North Carolina inmate Mikel Brady may receive the death penalty for participating in the murder of four prison workers in a failed escape bid in 2017.
Solitary confinement may violate the constitutional rights of prisoners according to a North Carolina lawsuit.