When Scott Steffes leaves Michigan’s Parnall Correctional Facility this month he expects to walk into a new life with a new career that will take him upward of 25 feet above ground. The 37-year-old is one of more than a dozen prisoners learning how to climb trees and trim branches around power lines as part of DTE Energy’s $70 million investment to improve the utility’s electric infrastructure.
Jennifer Shah, known for her role on the reality television series "The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City," has requested to serve her 6 1/2-y…
Andres Anderson of Caldwell was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for aggravated sexual assault of a child and 20 years for indecency …
Jen Shah has been sentenced to 78 months in prison after pleading guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money through a telemarketing scheme which targeted the elderly.
The violent prison break that killed 17 people — mostly guards — and resulted in the escape of 30 inmates has revealed a shocking level of self-rule by prisoners inside the troubled prison in the northern Mexico border city of Ciudad Juarez.
Authorities say a funeral home operator and her mother transferred body parts for research without families' knowledge and gave clients fake ashes.
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Amber McLaughlin, convicted of killing a former girlfriend in suburban St. Louis, was put to death Tuesday night after Republican Gov. Mike Parson declined a clemency request.
During a Wednesday appearance on "WGH Talk" with Scott Spears, Bill Cosby replied "yes" when asked if he would return to the stage in 2023.
The government had pushed for a life sentence, saying Adam Fox was the "driving force urging their recruits to take up arms, kidnap the governor and kill those who stood in their way."
Charles Sobhraj was freed after serving most of his sentence for killing American and Canadian backpackers, and he was taken to the airport for a flight back to Paris, his attorney said.
A prominent California medical school has apologized for conducting dozens of unethical medical experiments on at least 2,600 incarcerated men in the 1960s and 1970s, including putting pesticides and herbicides on the men's skin and injecting it into their veins.
He was ordered Wednesday to be released because of poor health, good behavior and having already served most of his sentence.
Gary Glitter will reportedly be released from jail within months after serving half of his 16-year sentence.
Congress has passed legislation requiring the federal Bureau of Prisons to overhaul failing and outdated security systems in the wake of rampant staff sexual abuse, inmate escapes and high-profile deaths.
"The Gate of the Exonerated symbolizes the resiliency of the Exonerated Five and all those who have been wrongfully convicted," NYC's mayor said.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he will seek a mandatory minimum sentence of at least five years in prison for human smuggling.
A senior official at the federal Bureau of Prisons has been repeatedly promoted, most recently to one of the highest posts in the agency, despite being accused of beating multiple Black inmates in the 1990s. An investigation found the agency has continued to promote the man despite numerous red flags.