Inmates at a St. Louis jail set fires, broke out windows and threw things from fourth-floor windows Saturday in the latest disturbance over concerns about the coronavirus pandemic and restrictions that have limited visits and stalled court proceedings, officials said.
By Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press
She was the 11th prisoner to receive a lethal injection there since July when President Donald Trump, an ardent supporter of capital punishment, resumed federal executions following 17 years without one.
By Associated Press
When people are incarcerated, the government ID they had when entering prison may no longer be valid when they are released. Yet this small piece of plastic is needed for many of life's basic necessities like housing, employment, medical care,…
By Cat Wise
The man who bought two rifles that terrorists used to kill 14 people in a 2015 attack in San Bernardino, California, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
By Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press
By Emily Wagster Pettus, Jeff Amy, Associated Press
Flowers was convicted four times in the 1996 killings of four people at a furniture store in the north Mississippi city of Winona: twice for individual slayings and twice for all four killings.
By Associated Press
The federal Bureau of Prisons told The Associated Press on Thursday that Cohen had "refused the conditions of his home confinement." The move comes weeks after the 53-year-old was released in late May to serve the remainder of his sentence…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Officials tell The Associated Press that effective Friday, the Bureau of Prisons is suspending all visits.
In a single week, five people incarcerated in Mississippi jails have died at the hands of other inmates. The deaths have highlighted a system in dire condition, suffering from staffing problems and deteriorating facilities. Jerry Mitchell, founder of the Mississippi…
In Oklahoma, 462 people left prison Monday in the largest single-day commutation in U.S. history. Republican Governor Kevin Stitt had signed off on their release based on the recommendation of the state’s Pardon and Parole Board. Oklahoma has the nation’s…
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